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Delhi News Record
1,600 structures razedThe Alberta government has declared a provincial state of emergency due to a de
1,600 structures razed
Delhi News Record / Posted 16 minutes ago
The Alberta government has declared a provincial state of emergency due to a devastating forest first that has destroyed 1,600 homes in Fort McMurray and prompted the largest evacuation due to fire in Alberta’s history. In an afternoon news... Read more
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News On 6 Tulsa
NCAA Announces Tennis Championship Brackets, Road To Tulsa BeginsNorth Carolina is the No. 2 seed after compiling an overall 25-4 record, but it
NCAA Announces Tennis Championship Brackets, Road To Tulsa Begins
News On 6 Tulsa / Posted 20 minutes ago
North Carolina is the No. 2 seed after compiling an overall 25-4 record, but it was the NCAA tournament's No. 6 seed Wake Forest Demon Deacons (29-5) that won the ACC Championship title with a 4-3 win over Virginia. The No. 3 seed is 16-time... Read more
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Goderich Signal-Star
1,600 structures razedmorning, 101 firefighters, 11 helicopters and four air tankers are battling the
1,600 structures razed
Goderich Signal-Star / Posted 27 minutes ago
morning, 101 firefighters, 11 helicopters and four air tankers are battling the blaze around Fort McMurray, said Alberta Forestry Spokesman Travis Fairweather. The provincial government has requested help from other provinces and states. So far,... Read more
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The Norwich Gazette
1,600 structures razedmorning, 101 firefighters, 11 helicopters and four air tankers are battling the
1,600 structures razed
The Norwich Gazette / Posted 31 minutes ago
morning, 101 firefighters, 11 helicopters and four air tankers are battling the blaze around Fort McMurray, said Alberta Forestry Spokesman Travis Fairweather. The provincial government has requested help from other provinces and states. So far,... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Alberta declares state of emergency for Fort McMurray wildfiresmorning, 101 firefighters, 11 helicopters and four air tankers are battling the
Alberta declares state of emergency for Fort McMurray wildfires
Calgary Sun / Posted 50 minutes ago
morning, 101 firefighters, 11 helicopters and four air tankers are battling the blaze around Fort McMurray, said Alberta Forestry Spokesman Travis Fairweather. The provincial government has requested help from other provinces and states. So far,... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Processional route finalized for fallen Pineville firefighter's last rideThe team planning the 20-year old’s funeral has had a few challenges. The Well
Processional route finalized for fallen Pineville firefighter's last ride
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 2 hours ago
The team planning the 20-year old’s funeral has had a few challenges. The Wells Fargo tournament is just 2 miles from Forest Hill Church. As of Wednesday, the church parking lot was being used for tournament parking. However, church officials... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Volunteer opportunitiesVolunteer Memphis has many opportunities to #DoGoodinMEM through out this month
Volunteer opportunities
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 3 hours ago
Volunteer Memphis has many opportunities to #DoGoodinMEM through out this month at dozens of local organizations. Register for free online at volunteermemphis.org. Click on the "Volunteer Registration" button on the homepage and sign up. Saturday,... Read more
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Kelowna Capital News
Former Penticton residents flee Fort McMurray firesShe grabbed her pets and basic necessities and drove out of her neighbourhood t
Former Penticton residents flee Fort McMurray fires
Kelowna Capital News / Posted 3 hours ago
She grabbed her pets and basic necessities and drove out of her neighbourhood to chaos. "There were flames coming from the forest, traffic was deadlocked and people started cutting each other off. Someone knocked down a chain link fence in a school... Read more
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BC Local News
Former Penticton residents flee Fort McMurray firesShe grabbed her pets and basic necessities and drove out of her neighbourhood t
Former Penticton residents flee Fort McMurray fires
BC Local News / Posted 3 hours ago
She grabbed her pets and basic necessities and drove out of her neighbourhood to chaos. "There were flames coming from the forest, traffic was deadlocked and people started cutting each other off. Someone knocked down a chain link fence in a school... Read more
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Penticton Western News
Former Penticton residents flee Fort McMurray firesShe grabbed her pets and basic necessities and drove out of her neighbourhood t
Former Penticton residents flee Fort McMurray fires
Penticton Western News / Posted 3 hours ago
She grabbed her pets and basic necessities and drove out of her neighbourhood to chaos. "There were flames coming from the forest, traffic was deadlocked and people started cutting each other off. Someone knocked down a chain link fence in a school... Read more
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BC Local News
Support welcomed for Chilliwack trailsThe Chilliwack Park Society received a recent boost of support as volunteers we
Support welcomed for Chilliwack trails
BC Local News / Posted 4 hours ago
The Chilliwack Park Society received a recent boost of support as volunteers weave their way through another area of our local wilderness. With the advocacy of MLAs Laurie Throness and John Martin, the society has received at $5,000 trail building... Read more
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Payson Roundup
Events slated to prevent wildfiressits in a Wildland Urban Interface, a community at risk of wildfires due to the
Events slated to prevent wildfires
Payson Roundup / Posted 5 hours ago
sits in a Wildland Urban Interface, a community at risk of wildfires due to the thickets of trees in the surrounding forest. The town has left promotion of Firewise protections to private groups and homeowners associations and hasn’t yet even... Read more
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The Chilliwack Progress
Support welcomed for Chilliwack trailsThe Chilliwack Park Society received a recent boost of support as volunteers we
Support welcomed for Chilliwack trails
The Chilliwack Progress / Posted 5 hours ago
The Chilliwack Park Society received a recent boost of support as volunteers weave their way through another area of our local wilderness. With the advocacy of MLAs Laurie Throness and John Martin, the society has received at $5,000 trail building... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Four Candidates Set To Run For Seats On Randolph BOEserved on the Board of Trustees Expansion Project Committee and was a youth lea
Four Candidates Set To Run For Seats On Randolph BOE
The Post-Journal / Posted 6 hours ago
served on the Board of Trustees Expansion Project Committee and was a youth leader. He is a 32-year member of the Randolph Volunteer Fire Company and earlier, for many years, he coached Midget Football and Little League. He and his wife, Susan, are... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Thomas M. Palmerthe American Legion Post #393, member of the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and
Thomas M. Palmer
The Mining Journal / Posted 7 hours ago
the American Legion Post #393, member of the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians, a longtime supporter and volunteer of the Special Olympics and an avid Newberry Indians football fan. In addition to his parents, Tom is preceded in... Read more
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Daily Mail
Barack Obama names Connecticut woman National Teacher of the Yearthe ceremony by those selected as teacher of the year in their home state. Oba
Barack Obama names Connecticut woman National Teacher of the Year
Daily Mail / Posted 8 hours ago
the ceremony by those selected as teacher of the year in their home state. Obama said Ms Hayes also pushes her students to volunteer in the community. She's helped get students involved in Relay for Life walks to raise money for cancer, and also... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
‘It was raining ash’: Wildfire sparks exodus from Fort McMurrayand only one two-lane highway connects the cities. Headlights stretched for hu
‘It was raining ash’: Wildfire sparks exodus from Fort McMurray
The Globe and Mail / Posted 11 hours ago
and only one two-lane highway connects the cities. Headlights stretched for hundreds of kilometres through parched boreal forest as residents headed south. Neighbouring communities in northern Alberta threw their doors open on Tuesday night and... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
‘It was raining ash’: Wildfire sparks mass exodus from Fort McMurrayand only one two-lane highway connects the cities. Headlights stretched for hu
‘It was raining ash’: Wildfire sparks mass exodus from Fort McMurray
The Globe and Mail / Posted 12 hours ago
and only one two-lane highway connects the cities. Headlights stretched for hundreds of kilometres through parched boreal forest as residents headed south. Neighbouring communities in northern Alberta threw their doors open on Tuesday night and... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Funeral arrangements made for Pineville firefighter killed in fireFuneral arrangements have been made for Pineville volunteer firefighter after h
Funeral arrangements made for Pineville firefighter killed in fire
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 13 hours ago
Funeral arrangements have been made for Pineville volunteer firefighter after he died over the weekend in a three-alarm business fire. Richard Sheltra, 20, responded to a fire at the Countryside shopping center around 9 p.m. Saturday night along the... Read more
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Santa Fe Reporter
The Sweetest Spot: All the adoration of Pie Town has brought business, and change, to a timeless destinationSaturday in September, drew more than 3,000 people last year, big enough that i
The Sweetest Spot: All the adoration of Pie Town has brought business, and change, to a timeless destination
Santa Fe Reporter / Posted 13 hours ago
Saturday in September, drew more than 3,000 people last year, big enough that it’s become tough to wrangle with a mostly volunteer crew. The weeks up to the festival see every freezer in town filled with piecrusts, and every oven in town is... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Four Candidates Set To Run For Seats On Randolph BOEserved on the Board of Trustees Expansion Project Committee and was a youth lea
Four Candidates Set To Run For Seats On Randolph BOE
The Post-Journal / Posted 16 hours ago
served on the Board of Trustees Expansion Project Committee and was a youth leader. He is a 32-year member of the Randolph Volunteer Fire Company and earlier, for many years, he coached Midget Football and Little League. He and his wife, Susan, are... Read more
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Daily Mail
80,000 residents flee as huge wildfire threatens to reach Canada townsmoke rises behind a gas station Tuesday These handout photographs obtained co
80,000 residents flee as huge wildfire threatens to reach Canada town
Daily Mail / Posted 16 hours ago
smoke rises behind a gas station Tuesday These handout photographs obtained courtesy of the Alberta Agriculture and Forestry Department shows smoke rising from a heavily wooded area Tuesday. The evacuation of Fort McMurray is Alberta... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
Death of fireman under investigationwho knew him as a friendly guy with a big smile, who cared about people and die
Death of fireman under investigation
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 19 hours ago
who knew him as a friendly guy with a big smile, who cared about people and died doing what he loved. Sheltra, 20, was a volunteer member of the Pineville Fire Department. Over the weekend, Sheltra was battling a fire at a strip mall when radio... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Fort McMurray wildfire recalls searing memories of Slave Lake disasterhis community to rubble and ash, Slave Lake fire chief Jamie Coutts is again in
Fort McMurray wildfire recalls searing memories of Slave Lake disaster
The Globe and Mail / Posted 20 hours ago
his community to rubble and ash, Slave Lake fire chief Jamie Coutts is again in the heart of a disaster, fighting a raging forest fire in Fort McMurray, Alta. “It’s a firestorm,” Chief Coutts said by text, from the fire scene in Fort McMurray on... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Historic Tahoe boathouse's transformation into idyllic theater a test in patience and loveThe architectural historian said you could take one down if you retain one,” Bi
Historic Tahoe boathouse's transformation into idyllic theater a test in patience and love
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 21 hours ago
The architectural historian said you could take one down if you retain one,” Bill Morgan told Lake Tahoe News. He was forest supervisor of Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit from 1975-85. Both still exist today, but it was the one that is now a... Read more
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Payson Roundup
Schools hope for the bestif that’s not enough, the budget included a couple of other unknowns, like whet
Schools hope for the best
Payson Roundup / Posted yesterday
if that’s not enough, the budget included a couple of other unknowns, like whether the district will get $300,000 in “forest fee” money from the federal government to compensate for the high percentage of non-tax-paying federal lands in the... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Investigators searching for witnesses to fire that killed Pineville firefighterAnyone who witnessed Saturday night's fire that killed volunteer firefighter Ri
Investigators searching for witnesses to fire that killed Pineville firefighter
WBTV Charlotte / Posted yesterday
Anyone who witnessed Saturday night's fire that killed volunteer firefighter Richard Sheltra at the the Edwin Watts Golf Store is asked to contact officials. The Mecklenburg Fire Marshal's Office requested assistance in the investigation... Read more
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Newton Daily News
Red Pride Service Day scheduled for Wednesdaystudents tackling a wide variety of clean-up and beautification projects around
Red Pride Service Day scheduled for Wednesday
Newton Daily News / Posted yesterday
students tackling a wide variety of clean-up and beautification projects around the community. Local business members will volunteer their time Wednesday as well. Basics and Beyond students will participate in projects in the Emerson Hough area... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Funeral arrangements made for Pineville firefighter killed in fireFuneral arrangements have been made for Pineville volunteer firefighter after h
Funeral arrangements made for Pineville firefighter killed in fire
WBTV Charlotte / Posted yesterday
Funeral arrangements have been made for Pineville volunteer firefighter after he died over the weekend in a three-alarm business fire. Richard Sheltra, 20, responded to a fire at the Countryside shopping center around 9 p.m. Saturday night along the... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
North Carolina news in briefinteractive tool and the report are available online at www.nps.gov/subjects/so
North Carolina news in brief
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted yesterday
interactive tool and the report are available online at www.nps.gov/subjects/socialscience/vse.htm.

Volunteer firefighter dies battling North Carolina blaze

PINEVILLE — Authorities say a 20-year-old volunteer... Read more

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New York Post
A do-gooder’s guide to globetrottingFrom high to low — far flung or close to home — there’s a volunteer vacation to
A do-gooder’s guide to globetrotting
New York Post / Posted yesterday
From high to low — far flung or close to home — there’s a volunteer vacation to fit any budget. Sign up for one of these unique experiences, and you’ll be getting by giving. View Slideshow With 180-degree views of the Maasai Mara National Reserve... Read more
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DW
'Vertical University' re-imagines villages as classrooms | Global Ideas |are central to every classroom - also known as a "learning ground," says Rajeev
'Vertical University' re-imagines villages as classrooms | Global Ideas |
DW / Posted yesterday
are central to every classroom - also known as a "learning ground," says Rajeev Goyal, former American Peace Corps volunteer and co-founder of KTK-BELT, the umbrella organization that founded the project. KTK-BELT has purchased at least 100... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Top 10 US mid-Atlantic national and state parksNational Park Service and renamed the Delaware Water Gap national recreation ar
Top 10 US mid-Atlantic national and state parks
Guardian Unlimited / Posted yesterday
National Park Service and renamed the Delaware Water Gap national recreation area. Today, the park protects 70,000 acres of forest and farmland, 40 miles of the Delaware river and 28 miles of the Appalachian Trail. Top tip Many picturesque hamlets... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Researchers study wolverines in Bitterroot MountainsVolunteer researchers have gathered more information on one of the most elusive
Researchers study wolverines in Bitterroot Mountains
KECI Missoula / Posted yesterday
Volunteer researchers have gathered more information on one of the most elusive and rarest of Montana's wild animals. The most elusive and rarest of Montana's wild animals. The Wolverine Watchers program spent from December through April looking for... Read more
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The Advocate
Baton Rouge-area Community column for May 3, 2016: National moot court competition, ROTC leader at LSU, moreCapitol Park Welcome Center. As one of four advocate supervisors on Capital Ar
Baton Rouge-area Community column for May 3, 2016: National moot court competition, ROTC leader at LSU, more
The Advocate / Posted yesterday
Capitol Park Welcome Center. As one of four advocate supervisors on Capital Area CASA’s staff, Cotton-Monroe supervises volunteers who advocate for abused and neglected children living in foster care. CASA serves as a voice for these children... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Deschutes SO SAR volunteers put to the test on mock mission | News - Home Amid busy weekend of real rescue operations Deschutes County S
Deschutes SO SAR volunteers put to the test on mock mission
KTVZ Bend / Posted yesterday
| News - Home Amid busy weekend of real rescue operations Deschutes County Sheriff's Search and Rescue personnel play a vital... Read more
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Church Central
The hurting church: creating brand new ways to careIf your budget doesnt currently allow for this, consider hiring a part-time Car
The hurting church: creating brand new ways to care
Church Central / Posted yesterday
If your budget doesnt currently allow for this, consider hiring a part-time Care Pastor, or training an intern or qualified volunteer until you are able to budget for this important staff role. It is so very important to have one leader and a team... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Salisbury acknowledged as 'Tree City' for 30th straight yearCity USA by the Arbor Day Foundation for the 30th consecutive year in honor of
Salisbury acknowledged as 'Tree City' for 30th straight year
WBTV Charlotte / Posted yesterday
City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation for the 30th consecutive year in honor of the city’s commitment to effective urban forest management. The Tree City USA program is sponsored by the Arbor Day Foundation, in partnership with the U.S. Forest... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
House fire under investigation in Denveraround 6:30 p.m., just when strong storms and heavy lightning came through the
House fire under investigation in Denver
WBTV Charlotte / Posted yesterday
around 6:30 p.m., just when strong storms and heavy lightning came through the Denver area. Officials: Fire that killed volunteer firefighter sparked by lightningOfficials: Fire that killed volunteer firefighter sparked by lightning Richard... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Two Landis women charged with hiding escaped prisoneraround 6:30 p.m., just when strong storms and heavy lightning came through the
Two Landis women charged with hiding escaped prisoner
WBTV Charlotte / Posted yesterday
around 6:30 p.m., just when strong storms and heavy lightning came through the Denver area. Officials: Fire that killed volunteer firefighter sparked by lightningOfficials: Fire that killed volunteer firefighter sparked by lightning Richard... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Petting zoo worker facing 5 charges after Florence petting zoo incidentaround 6:30 p.m., just when strong storms and heavy lightning came through the
Petting zoo worker facing 5 charges after Florence petting zoo incident
WBTV Charlotte / Posted yesterday
around 6:30 p.m., just when strong storms and heavy lightning came through the Denver area. Officials: Fire that killed volunteer firefighter sparked by lightningOfficials: Fire that killed volunteer firefighter sparked by lightning Richard... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools hears changes to fundingaround 6:30 p.m., just when strong storms and heavy lightning came through the
Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools hears changes to funding
WBTV Charlotte / Posted yesterday
around 6:30 p.m., just when strong storms and heavy lightning came through the Denver area. Officials: Fire that killed volunteer firefighter sparked by lightningOfficials: Fire that killed volunteer firefighter sparked by lightning Richard... Read more
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My EastText
Wells VFD gets new truckSome good things are happening in the old town of Wells. Thanks to a grant fro
Wells VFD gets new truck
My EastText / Posted yesterday
Some good things are happening in the old town of Wells. Thanks to a grant from the Texas A&M Forest Service their volunteer fire department has a new truck. The grant was for $118,000 and the truck is fitted with a type of foam spray which is very... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Community Calendar - Public Meetings Gilmer City Council 2nd and 4th Tuesdays 5:15 p.m. City Hall. East Mountain City Council 2nd Mondays 7 p.m. East Mountain City Hall. Union Grove City Council 2nd Tuesdays 7 p.m. Fortson Equipment. Ore City ...10:30 a.m., City Hall. Gilmer Neighborhood Improvement Committee, 1st Tuesdays
Community Calendar - Public Meetings Gilmer City Council 2nd and 4th Tuesdays 5:15 p.m. City Hall. East Mountain City Council 2nd Mondays 7 p.m. East Mountain City Hall. Union Grove City Council 2nd Tuesdays 7 p.m. Fortson Equipment. Ore City ...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted yesterday
10:30 a.m., City Hall. Gilmer Neighborhood Improvement Committee, 1st Tuesdays, 5:30 p.m., City Council chambers. Gilmer Volunteer Fire Dept., Tuesdays, 6:45 p.m., Fire Station. Ewell Volunteer Fire Dept. meets at Fire Station, 2217 FM 593, 1st... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Briefsfruits and juices; or boxed goods like cereal, rice, and pasta.

As the po

Briefs
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 2 days ago
fruits and juices; or boxed goods like cereal, rice, and pasta.

As the postal carriers return from their routes, volunteers organized by Interfaith Assistance Ministry, The Salvation Army, The Storehouse and United Way of Henderson County... Read more

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The Sault Star
Thessalon airport on the blocksurveys, Ornge medical air transport and horseback riders. The site is also par
Thessalon airport on the block
The Sault Star / Posted 2 days ago
surveys, Ornge medical air transport and horseback riders. The site is also part of the region’s emergency service plan for forest fire management. None of these users pay specifically for use, and no other local municipality contributes to the... Read more
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CBC.ca
Fort McMurray braces for high winds in battle with wildfiretemperatures return this afternoon. The blaze, which is estimated to cover bet
Fort McMurray braces for high winds in battle with wildfire
CBC.ca / Posted 2 days ago
temperatures return this afternoon. The blaze, which is estimated to cover between 500 and 750 hectares of boreal forest, is only 1.2 kilometres from the western edge of Alberta's oilsands city. Fire chief Darby Allen said there had been... Read more
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News.com.au
Underground fire creeps towards nuclear siteand development of emergency shelters, both in St. Louis County and neighbourin
Underground fire creeps towards nuclear site
News.com.au / Posted 2 days ago
and development of emergency shelters, both in St. Louis County and neighbouring St. Charles County. Private and volunteer groups, and perhaps the federal government, would be called upon to help, depending on the severity of the... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Why a historic highway that united California's two halves may never reopen to cars15 mph, the route was soon home to commercial enterprises. Queen Nell's Castle
Why a historic highway that united California's two halves may never reopen to cars
Los Angeles Times / Posted 2 days ago
15 mph, the route was soon home to commercial enterprises. Queen Nell's Castle sold gasoline and cold soda. The National Forest Inn and Garage fed motorists home-cooked meals and fixed their broken flivvers. The shorter drive attracted truck... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
School Notescabinets and roofing. Next year, he is hoping to join the Navy. — LISA ZACCAG
School Notes
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
cabinets and roofing. Next year, he is hoping to join the Navy. — LISA ZACCAGNINO lzaccagnino @timesshamrock.com Forest City Regional Jordan Durante devoted her senior project to finding a cure for polycystic kidney disease. To raise... Read more
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