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Shropshire Star
Man and dog rescued after off-roading crash on the Wrekin « Shropshire Starand became stuck down a steep slope. The emergency call was made at 11.15pm. A
Man and dog rescued after off-roading crash on the Wrekin « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted an hour ago
and became stuck down a steep slope. The emergency call was made at 11.15pm. An ambulance and the Trusts Hazardous Area Response Team attended the scene, along with colleagues from the Fire Service and Police. A West Midlands Ambulance Service... Read more
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The Advertiser-Tribune
Plan for a disaster before it occursto care for your family in case of emergency? Does it include any pets? While
Plan for a disaster before it occurs
The Advertiser-Tribune / Posted 3 hours ago
to care for your family in case of emergency? Does it include any pets? While most people can handle a disaster, such as a fire or violent storm, when everyone is at home, are you prepared if a disaster strikes while you are at work and your... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
"It is important:" First responders reflect on disaster simulation, training for EF5 tornado in WaukeshaCenter and at sites throughout the city. “The tornado scenario simulated a mas
"It is important:" First responders reflect on disaster simulation, training for EF5 tornado in Waukesha
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 10 hours ago
Center and at sites throughout the city. “The tornado scenario simulated a mass casualty event that would prompt emergency response from all levels of emergency management including the National Guard,” Kevin Lahner, Waukesha city administrator,... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Crockett: Phillips 66 Rodeo refinery fire, community warning issues, to be discussed at meetingCROCKETT -- An Aug. 2 refinery fire and complaints over a lack of community not
Crockett: Phillips 66 Rodeo refinery fire, community warning issues, to be discussed at meeting
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 10 hours ago
CROCKETT -- An Aug. 2 refinery fire and complaints over a lack of community notification will be the subject of a public meeting at 7 p.m. Sept. 8 at the Crockett Community Center, 850 Pomona St. The fire at the Phillips 66 refinery in Rodeo started... Read more
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The Daily Review
Crockett: Phillips 66 Rodeo refinery fire, community warning issues, to be discussed at meetingCROCKETT -- An Aug. 2 refinery fire and complaints over a lack of community not
Crockett: Phillips 66 Rodeo refinery fire, community warning issues, to be discussed at meeting
The Daily Review / Posted 10 hours ago
CROCKETT -- An Aug. 2 refinery fire and complaints over a lack of community notification will be the subject of a public meeting at 7 p.m. Sept. 8 at the Crockett Community Center, 850 Pomona St. The fire at the Phillips 66 refinery in Rodeo started... Read more
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Newham Recorder
Ten taken to hospital after bus crashes into tree in Manor Parkat noon, after the single-decker bus with fifteen passengers collided with a tr
Ten taken to hospital after bus crashes into tree in Manor Park
Newham Recorder / Posted 19 hours ago
at noon, after the single-decker bus with fifteen passengers collided with a tree at Manor Park Station in Station Road. Fire crews and police officers helped remove the passengers, twelve of whom had suffered non life-threatening injuries. A... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
EU Convenes Emergency Migration Talks Amid Calls for More ActionEuropean Union's (EU) interior ministers are to hold emergency talks on Septemb
EU Convenes Emergency Migration Talks Amid Calls for More Action
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 hours ago
European Union's (EU) interior ministers are to hold emergency talks on September 14 aimed at improving the bloc's response to the current migration crisis, the EU's rotating presidency announced on Sunday. Europe is grappling with the biggest flow... Read more
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Spalding Today
Three is company for keeping people safe within Lincolnshire JOINT WORKING: East Midlands Ambulance Service, Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue a
Three is company for keeping people safe within Lincolnshire
Spalding Today / Posted 20 hours ago
JOINT WORKING: East Midlands Ambulance Service, Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue and LIVES First Responders have been teaming up to save lives across the county for the past 16 years. Photo by... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
LGU’s public safety surveillance project underwaycenter that is reliable, secure and scalable to be an intelligent citywide comm
LGU’s public safety surveillance project underway
Zamboanga Today / Posted 23 hours ago
center that is reliable, secure and scalable to be an intelligent citywide command center retrofitted with data security firewalls, fire control, precision cooling, network monitoring system, and will house various servers for different... Read more
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Daily Press
Stay safe in the waterNewport News Fire Department Capt. James Simonsen talks about staying safe whil
Stay safe in the water
Daily Press / Posted yesterday
Newport News Fire Department Capt. James Simonsen talks about staying safe while boating during a recent ride on the James River with the department's Marine Incident Response Team. Newport News Fire Department Capt. James Simonsen talks about... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
EU convenes emergency migration talks amid calls for more action- European Union's (EU) interior ministers are to hold emergency talks on Septe
EU convenes emergency migration talks amid calls for more action
News 24 South Africa / Posted yesterday
- European Union's (EU) interior ministers are to hold emergency talks on September 14 aimed at improving the bloc's response to the current migration crisis, the EU's rotating presidency announced on Sunday. Europe is grappling with the... Read more
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Salon.com
A burka in a Christian town: How Fox News and right-wing media turned a lesson in tolerance into an excuse for hatethe wearer from head to toe and includes mesh over the eyes. This was the item,
A burka in a Christian town: How Fox News and right-wing media turned a lesson in tolerance into an excuse for hate
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
the wearer from head to toe and includes mesh over the eyes. This was the item, she said, that caused “our famous burka incident.” Her previously gentle tone turned stern: “This is the only damn burka.” It was the fall of September 2013 and... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Emergency services worker slams those who videoed recovery of Limerick bodiesvideoed recovery of Limerick bodies Sunday, August 30, 2015 - 02:48 PM Tribut
Emergency services worker slams those who videoed recovery of Limerick bodies
Irish Examiner / Posted yesterday
videoed recovery of Limerick bodies Sunday, August 30, 2015 - 02:48 PM Tributes have been paid to the victims of a freak incident on the River Shannon yesterday in which two men lost their lives. The men, who were stone masons from Co Clare and... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Workmen drown trapped in cage in river despite being 'just feet from surface'The casualties were unresponsive. "It was very unfortunate for those two men w
Workmen drown trapped in cage in river despite being 'just feet from surface'
Daily Mirror / Posted yesterday
The casualties were unresponsive. "It was very unfortunate for those two men who lost their lives." Tragedy: Scene of the incident in Limerick City A diver, who recovered one of the two deceased, said the life jackets the men were wearing had... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Advocates concerned about Columbus dispatching Upper Arlington’s police forcepolice force, but local advocates have concerns Crime & Safety Headlines Colum
Advocates concerned about Columbus dispatching Upper Arlington’s police force
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted yesterday
police force, but local advocates have concerns Crime & Safety Headlines Columbus is an old hand at dispatching fire and EMS crews for neighboring agencies in central Ohio. However, the city is in talks to dispatch not only... Read more
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The North West Star
Bushfire plans heat upBushfire season plans heat up in North West Queensland HOT STUFF: Captain Gord
Bushfire plans heat up
The North West Star / Posted 2 days ago
Bushfire season plans heat up in North West Queensland HOT STUFF: Captain Gordon Graham leading back-burns along the Leichhardt Riverbed on Sunday in response to an abandoned campfire. Picture: ANDREA CROTHERS. QUEENSLANDERS are being urged to take... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Failure to use firefighters to fill NSW Ambulance Service shortfalls is 'costing lives'The state government's failure to fully implement a plan to send firefighters t
Failure to use firefighters to fill NSW Ambulance Service shortfalls is 'costing lives'
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 2 days ago
The state government's failure to fully implement a plan to send firefighters to treat critically ill patients in place of ambulances – is costing lives, experts say. The state government's failure to fully implement a plan to send firefighters to... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Failure to use firefighters to fill NSW Ambulance Service shortfalls is 'costing lives'The state government's failure to fully implement a plan to send firefighters t
Failure to use firefighters to fill NSW Ambulance Service shortfalls is 'costing lives'
Daily Liberal / Posted 2 days ago
The state government's failure to fully implement a plan to send firefighters to treat critically ill patients in place of ambulances – is costing lives, experts say. The state government's failure to fully implement a plan to send firefighters to... Read more
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The Border Mail
Failure to use firefighters to fill NSW Ambulance Service shortfalls is 'costing lives'The state government's failure to fully implement a plan to send firefighters t
Failure to use firefighters to fill NSW Ambulance Service shortfalls is 'costing lives'
The Border Mail / Posted 2 days ago
The state government's failure to fully implement a plan to send firefighters to treat critically ill patients in place of ambulances – is costing lives, experts say. The state government's failure to fully implement a plan to send firefighters to... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Lives lost over failure to use firefighters to fill ambulance shortfallspressure to reduce waiting times. Photo: Darren Pateman The state government's
Lives lost over failure to use firefighters to fill ambulance shortfalls
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 2 days ago
pressure to reduce waiting times. Photo: Darren Pateman The state government's failure to fully implement a plan to send firefighters to treat critically ill patients in place of ambulances is costing lives, experts say. A leaked briefing shows... Read more
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Business Wire
PG&E Repairs Completed Ahead of Schedule After Third-Party Construction Work Damages Transmission Towers in Burlingame; Highway 101 Reopened as of 2:30 P.M.of our employees to safely and quickly address the situation, and the combined
PG&E Repairs Completed Ahead of Schedule After Third-Party Construction Work Damages Transmission Towers in Burlingame; Highway 101 Reopened as of 2:30 P.M.
Business Wire / Posted 2 days ago
of our employees to safely and quickly address the situation, and the combined partnership of CHP, Caltrans, Burlingame Fire Department and Burlingame Police Department throughout the night and this morning,” said Jason Regan, Director of... Read more
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Daily Press
Wear life jackets, check forecast, plan ahead to stay safe on the water | Public Safety notebookbring much enjoyment, it can also be a hazard. I was recently invited to take
Wear life jackets, check forecast, plan ahead to stay safe on the water | Public Safety notebook
Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
bring much enjoyment, it can also be a hazard. I was recently invited to take a boat ride with members of the Newport News Fire Department's Marine Incident Response Team. I took them up on the offer as an opportunity to chat about some of the... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Syncrude oilsands explosion interrupts work; all workers are safeare safe, no product has been released and no offsite odours have been detected
Syncrude oilsands explosion interrupts work; all workers are safe
Calgary Sun / Posted 2 days ago
are safe, no product has been released and no offsite odours have been detected. Syncrude spokesman Will Gibson says a fire broke out at the Mildred Lake Base Plant's upgrading complex and was extinguished by Syncrude firefighters. Gibson says... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Explosion brings Syncrude oil sands facility to a haltare safe, no product has been released and no offsite odours have been detected
Explosion brings Syncrude oil sands facility to a halt
The Globe and Mail / Posted 2 days ago
are safe, no product has been released and no offsite odours have been detected. Syncrude spokesman Will Gibson says a fire broke out at the Mildred Lake Base Plant’s upgrading complex and was extinguished by Syncrude firefighters. Gibson says... Read more
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Daily Mail
Airport-style security checks to be introduced on European rail routesSecretary Patrick McLoughlin were among representatives of nine countries at a
Airport-style security checks to be introduced on European rail routes
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Secretary Patrick McLoughlin were among representatives of nine countries at a summit in Paris called to formulate a response to the atrocity. It came after a massacre was narrowly avoided last Friday when the gunman, 26, was wrestled to the... Read more
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Business Wire
PG&E Making Repairs After Third Party Doing Construction Work Damages Transmission Towers in Burlingame; Re-Opening of Highway 101 Targeted for 5 P.M.California Highway Patrol anticipate re-opening Highway 101 by approximately 5
PG&E Making Repairs After Third Party Doing Construction Work Damages Transmission Towers in Burlingame; Re-Opening of Highway 101 Targeted for 5 P.M.
Business Wire / Posted 2 days ago
California Highway Patrol anticipate re-opening Highway 101 by approximately 5 p.m. today. As a result of the 9:30 p.m. incident impacting the towers, high-voltage power lines fell onto the highway, city streets and a pedestrian walkway. The... Read more
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birminghammail
Investigation after head-on bus crash which left 13 injuredto get around other cars.” Five ambulances, a paramedic area support officer,
Investigation after head-on bus crash which left 13 injured
birminghammail / Posted 2 days ago
to get around other cars.” Five ambulances, a paramedic area support officer, a doctor and a Hazardous Area Response Team also attended the scene. They joined a technical rescue unit from the fire service in freeing the drivers. “It... Read more
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Independent
London bus crash: 10 passengers in hospital after driver hits treeservices were called onto the scene on Station Road in Manor Park, Newham, with
London bus crash: 10 passengers in hospital after driver hits tree
Independent / Posted 2 days ago
services were called onto the scene on Station Road in Manor Park, Newham, with London's Air Ambulance and the London Fire Brigade both in attendance. The incident is being treated as non-suspicious at the moment - no arrests have been made,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Innocent bystander, 61, dies after NYPD accidentally shot himin the gun bust in Mount Vernon, Westchester County. Alvin Smothers, 37, repor
Innocent bystander, 61, dies after NYPD accidentally shot him
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
in the gun bust in Mount Vernon, Westchester County. Alvin Smothers, 37, reportedly aimed a gun at the officer, who fired 11 rounds at him in response. Three of the shots his Smothers, while at least two went astray and hit Kumi, who was... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Gardaí save family from house blazeat one of the houses. The flames then spread to the neighbouring house. A cri
Gardaí save family from house blaze
Irish Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
at one of the houses. The flames then spread to the neighbouring house. A criminal investigation is under way and the incident is being linked to an ongoing feud between two extended families. Responding to a call at 4.10am, gardaí arrived to... Read more
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Independent
Postscript: Manchester Dogs' Home a year on from the fire that killed 58 of its residentsThe blaze sparked a nationwide response, with members of the public digging dee
Postscript: Manchester Dogs' Home a year on from the fire that killed 58 of its residents
Independent / Posted 2 days ago
The blaze sparked a nationwide response, with members of the public digging deep to offer their support to the centre – and, more importantly, its residents. Donations to a JustGiving account set up by the Manchester Evening News reached £1 million... Read more
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KIRO 7 Seattle-Tacoma
After firefighters died, 911 calls detail emotion and resolveJust-released 911 calls from Okanogan County reveal difficult conversations fro
After firefighters died, 911 calls detail emotion and resolve
KIRO 7 Seattle-Tacoma / Posted 3 days ago
Just-released 911 calls from Okanogan County reveal difficult conversations from dispatchers as a fire raced near Twisp and three firefighters lay dead. “We got three dead forest service firefighters, OK, so you need to notify the coroner,” said... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
State tentatively plans to reopen SR 20 -- the North Cascades Highway -- at noon Sundaytentatively plans to reopen State Route 20 — the North Cascades Highway — at no
State tentatively plans to reopen SR 20 -- the North Cascades Highway -- at noon Sunday
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 3 days ago
tentatively plans to reopen State Route 20 — the North Cascades Highway — at noon Sunday. It was closed Aug. 19 due to wildfire danger. Fire officials with the Great Basin Incident Management Team 4 said Friday that current fire behavior, along... Read more
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The Omak-Okanogan County Chronicle
North Cascades could reopen SundayMARBLEMOUNT – The North Cascades Highway, closed for a week and a half because
North Cascades could reopen Sunday
The Omak-Okanogan County Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
MARBLEMOUNT – The North Cascades Highway, closed for a week and a half because of fire, could open as soon as Sunday. That determination was made after coordinated evaluations by officials with Great Basin Incident Management Team 4, state... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
UNALASKA POLICE REPORTthe dangers inherent in allowing her dog to ride so. Animal - Pet poop complai
UNALASKA POLICE REPORT
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 3 days ago
the dangers inherent in allowing her dog to ride so. Animal - Pet poop complaint. Animal - Request to borrow a kennel. Fire Response - Fire personnel responded to a residence from which a large volume of smoke appeared to be emanating.... Read more
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Bureau County Republican
Emergency responders trained for ag rescueThe course involved an eight-hour combination of instruction and hands-on incid
Emergency responders trained for ag rescue
Bureau County Republican / Posted 3 days ago
The course involved an eight-hour combination of instruction and hands-on incident training conducted by Dave Newcomb and Jim Berry of the Illinois Fire Service Institute. The Illinois Fire Service Institute’s Agriculture Rescue Program offers... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
University: Nguyen will be charged with disorderly conductAlert to students, faculty and staff that warned of an active shooter situation
University: Nguyen will be charged with disorderly conduct
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 3 days ago
Alert to students, faculty and staff that warned of an active shooter situation. Officials said he was detained without incident. No injuries directly linked to the threat were reported. No shots were fired. MSU released a statement Thursday... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
What Happened to Our Empathy?the death of Cecil the lion, informal traders at Harare's Glen View 8 home indu
What Happened to Our Empathy?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
the death of Cecil the lion, informal traders at Harare's Glen View 8 home industry were mourning the loss, to a mysterious fire, of their life's work. Waza blogger Daphne Jena visited the area, and she gives her thoughts on the response of... Read more
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Daily Mail
Sole survivor of TV shooting speaks out through husbandTV gunman wore body armor and missed several times as he opened fire: Lone surv
Sole survivor of TV shooting speaks out through husband
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
TV gunman wore body armor and missed several times as he opened fire: Lone survivor who walked to an ambulance after being shot in the back describes horrific attack Vicki Gardner was being interviewed live on WDBJ Wednesday morning when a... Read more
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Salon.com
The modern news conference is a scripted farce: Why Jorge Ramos’ badgering of Donald Trump was a necessary correctivebooted Univision’s Jorge Ramos from a press conference on Tuesday in Dubuque, I
The modern news conference is a scripted farce: Why Jorge Ramos’ badgering of Donald Trump was a necessary corrective
Salon.com / Posted 3 days ago
booted Univision’s Jorge Ramos from a press conference on Tuesday in Dubuque, Iowa, I couldn’t wait to watch the indignant response of the other journalists in the room. That’s because I was ejected from a press conference many years ago in... Read more
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Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Transparency is in the eye of the beholderperpetrators went into a deny and stonewall mode. Some on Council even decried
Transparency is in the eye of the beholder
Cape Coral Daily Breeze / Posted 3 days ago
perpetrators went into a deny and stonewall mode. Some on Council even decried the fact that the public became aware of the incident. This level of secrecy and arrogance would set the tone for the forthcoming years. "Everything we do is... Read more
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iol.co.za
Disgruntled firefighters’ claims extinguishedJohannesburg - The City of Joburg has dismissed claims of substandard working c
Disgruntled firefighters’ claims extinguished
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
Johannesburg - The City of Joburg has dismissed claims of substandard working conditions by disgruntled firefighters, and that its emergency services are in dire need of vital equipment and related resources. Aggrieved firefighters on Wednesday... Read more
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Kiama Independent
South Coast Flood Watch updates | Thursday rolling coveragecame through on Tuesday the SES doorknocked about 70 houses in properties they
South Coast Flood Watch updates | Thursday rolling coverage
Kiama Independent / Posted 4 days ago
came through on Tuesday the SES doorknocked about 70 houses in properties they knew would be affected. SES Shoalhaven incident controller Mark Kiely said at the most only ten people went to the evacuation centre at Sussex Inlet for a hot meal... Read more
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thebee
Lancashire fire service teams up with North West AmbulanceLancashire Fire and Rescue Service crews are to operate as life-saving Communit
Lancashire fire service teams up with North West Ambulance
thebee / Posted 4 days ago
Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service crews are to operate as life-saving Community First Responders (CFR) as part of a new joint initiative with North West Ambulance Service (NWAS). The six month pilot project, operating from Morecambe and Ormskirk... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Mad Minute stories for Thursday, August 27tha two-year period. In a decision filed Aug. 19, an arbitrator rejected an atte
Mad Minute stories for Thursday, August 27th
KHQ Spokane / Posted 4 days ago
a two-year period. In a decision filed Aug. 19, an arbitrator rejected an attempt by the Roosevelt Elementary School to fire 15-year veteran Arnold Anderson from his $90,000-a-year job, saying he was entitled to progressive discipline. Anderson... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Attorney for family of teen girl severely burned in crash says Polaris should consider vehicle recallSPANISH FORK, Utah — After their 15-year-old daughter nearly died in a fire, a
Attorney for family of teen girl severely burned in crash says Polaris should consider vehicle recall
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 4 days ago
SPANISH FORK, Utah — After their 15-year-old daughter nearly died in a fire, a family from Spanish Fork is demanding change from a popular vehicle manufacturer. Baylee Hoaldridge was riding in a utility terrain vehicle (UTV) on July 4 when it tipped... Read more
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Daily Mail
Trooper who shot one of the 'Shawshank' escapees dead speaksone of the 'Shawshank' escapees dead describes the moment the convicted killer
Trooper who shot one of the 'Shawshank' escapees dead speaks
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
one of the 'Shawshank' escapees dead describes the moment the convicted killer aimed at shotgun at him before he opened fire Christopher Voss works for Texas Border Patrol who helped with search Spent three weeks chasing leads on Richard Matt... Read more
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News.com.au
Gruesome truck discovery highlights migrant escape route lined with bloodgathered to discuss the migrant crisis in Europe. Speaking at the summit German
Gruesome truck discovery highlights migrant escape route lined with blood
News.com.au / Posted 4 days ago
gathered to discuss the migrant crisis in Europe. Speaking at the summit German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that the incident served as a warning to us to tackle migration fast. A memorial service for the victims inside the truck will be held... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Miami County deputy placed on leave firedMiami County Sheriff Charles Cox fired longtime Deputy Tina Waymire on Thursday
Miami County deputy placed on leave fired
Dayton Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
Miami County Sheriff Charles Cox fired longtime Deputy Tina Waymire on Thursday, a decision one of her attorneys argued was in retaliation for her legal actions against the department. Waymire had been on administrative leave since May 1, pending... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Crashes: Four dead in less than 12 hourspeople have died in crashes on the nation's roads since late last night and a f
Crashes: Four dead in less than 12 hours
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
people have died in crashes on the nation's roads since late last night and a fourth has been killed in a quadbike incident. A male driver died and two other people were injured after a two-car crash near Riversdale in Southland about... Read more
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