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chroniclelive
Latest breaking news, sport, weather, traffic and travel updatesgreat night. A frosty start tomorrow. Mainly dry with bright or sunny spells a
Latest breaking news, sport, weather, traffic and travel updates
chroniclelive / Posted 2 hours ago
great night. A frosty start tomorrow. Mainly dry with bright or sunny spells across the region, but with a continuing risk of the odd light wintry shower. Winds light and variable. Maximum temperature 5C. Flight EZY554 from Belfast International... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Yonkers
Yonkers Office Space Argument Pits City Against Firefighters UnionYONKERS, N.Y. -- An attempt by Yonkers city officials to move the offices of th
Yonkers Office Space Argument Pits City Against Firefighters Union
The Daily Voice - Yonkers / Posted yesterday
YONKERS, N.Y. -- An attempt by Yonkers city officials to move the offices of the firefighters union has union officials upset over the lack of notice and possible safety issues, according to lohud.com. The city wants to move the International... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Jacksonville firefighters gather to honor the life of fallen firefighter Christopher SwaryJacksonville Fire and Rescue Department firefighter Christopher C. Swary, 43, i
Jacksonville firefighters gather to honor the life of fallen firefighter Christopher Swary
The Florida Times-Union / Posted yesterday
Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department firefighter Christopher C. Swary, 43, is being honored Wednesday at a funeral at St. Paul's Catholic Church in the 2600 block of Park St. A large contingent of firefighters, family and friends gathered... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Jacksonville firefighters gather to honor the life of firefighter Christopher SwaryJacksonville Fire and Rescue Department firefighter Christopher C. Swary, 43, i
Jacksonville firefighters gather to honor the life of firefighter Christopher Swary
The Florida Times-Union / Posted yesterday
Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department firefighter Christopher C. Swary, 43, is being honored Wednesday at a funeral at St. Paul's Catholic Church in the 2600 block of Park St. A large contingent of firefighters, family and friends gathered... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Residents escape apartment fire in Long BeachCoast Asian community celebrates TetCoast Asian community celebrates Tet Doubl
Residents escape apartment fire in Long Beach
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 3 days ago
Coast Asian community celebrates TetCoast Asian community celebrates Tet Double dragons danced in front of Lee's International Market on Division Street in Biloxi to celebrate Tet, the most important holiday in the Vietnamese culture. Double... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
'It's time': Topeka Fire Chief Greg Bailey to retire after 30-plus yearsTopeka Fire Chief Greg Bailey is ready for retirement. He will leave the offic
'It's time': Topeka Fire Chief Greg Bailey to retire after 30-plus years
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 3 days ago
Topeka Fire Chief Greg Bailey is ready for retirement. He will leave the office he has held for four years on June 20 because “it’s time.” He said he hopes the department and the city have improved over his tenure. “I’m hoping in a selfish way that... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Weekly Calendar, Feb. 7, 2016 Western Colorado Atheists and Freethinkers, 3 p.m. first Sunday of each month
Weekly Calendar, Feb. 7, 2016
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
Western Colorado Atheists and Freethinkers, 3 p.m. first Sunday of each month, Trailhead Coffee Bar and Cafe, 413 Monument Road, 216-9842. Art Jewelers Guild, 6:30 p.m., second Monday of each month, Grand View... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Firefighters Slam Ted Cruz For Claiming To Be Their Champion While Opposing 9/11 Health BillMANCHESTER, N.H. -- A powerful firefighters union went after Sen. Ted Cruz (R-T
Firefighters Slam Ted Cruz For Claiming To Be Their Champion While Opposing 9/11 Health Bill
The Huffington Post / Posted 7 days ago
MANCHESTER, N.H. -- A powerful firefighters union went after Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) Wednesday for claiming to be their defender and champion in his Iowa caucuses victory speech. "What Ted Cruz did the other night in his Iowa victory speech is... Read more
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The Record-Journal
$250,000 request to hire four more Southington firefighters could be tough sellSOUTHINGTON — Town officials are hesitant about a Board of Fire Commissioners’
$250,000 request to hire four more Southington firefighters could be tough sell
The Record-Journal / Posted 8 days ago
SOUTHINGTON — Town officials are hesitant about a Board of Fire Commissioners’ $250,000 request to hire four additional firefighters. Claiming the department is stretched thin, commission Chairman Michael Bunko said he has data to back up his... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Jacksonville firefighter killed in collison with JEA truck had 'heart of gold'One family lost a father and the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department lost a
Jacksonville firefighter killed in collison with JEA truck had 'heart of gold'
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 8 days ago
One family lost a father and the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department lost a brother Tuesday night, friends and family said. Firefighter Christopher C. Swary, 43, was the apparent victim of a fiery rear-end collision with a JEA tanker-style truck... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Harold C. Mason, retired battalion chief for Baltimore fire communications, diesHarold Claude Mason Jr., a retired Baltimore City Fire Department battalion chi
Harold C. Mason, retired battalion chief for Baltimore fire communications, dies
Baltimore Sun / Posted 8 days ago
Harold Claude Mason Jr., a retired Baltimore City Fire Department battalion chief who headed the fire communications bureau, died of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease Jan. 27 at his Owings Mills home. He was 72. Born in Baltimore and raised on... Read more
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Kansas City InfoZine
Poor Communication Dangerous, Law-enforcement Officials Tell Senators By Luke Torrance - Baltimore County Police responded to a woman’s call in the
Poor Communication Dangerous, Law-enforcement Officials Tell Senators
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted 8 days ago
By Luke Torrance - Baltimore County Police responded to a woman’s call in the early morning hours of Dec. 20, 2014. The woman’s ex-boyfriend had shot her in the stomach and fled... Read more
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WTOC 11 Savannah
Firefighters helping police officer fight cancerSavannah firefighters aren't just fighting fires. They are also helping a Sava
Firefighters helping police officer fight cancer
WTOC 11 Savannah / Posted 9 days ago
Savannah firefighters aren't just fighting fires. They are also helping a Savannah-Chatham Metro Police officer fight cancer. The Savannah Professional Firefighters Association is selling special grey and purple t-shirts to raise money for Sgt.... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Arbitrator gives Bethlehem firefighters a new contractAn arbitrator's ruling has settled a contract dispute between Bethlehem and Loc
Arbitrator gives Bethlehem firefighters a new contract
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 9 days ago
An arbitrator's ruling has settled a contract dispute between Bethlehem and Local 735 of the International Association of Fire Fighters. The settlement was announced Tuesday by Mayor Robert Donchez. The mayor said the city and firefighters union... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
Cortland council approves annexationCouncil voted 5-2 to bring 1.2 acres of property in Bazetta at 3355 Niles Cortl
Cortland council approves annexation
Tribune Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
Council voted 5-2 to bring 1.2 acres of property in Bazetta at 3355 Niles Cortland into the city, which will allow Cortland to collect water fees from Evelyn's Hair Designers. The beauty shop now receives its water from a well. "I am for any measure... Read more
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The Record-Journal
Request for more firefighters gets preliminary nod from Southington fire boardSOUTHINGTON – The Board of Fire Commissioners unanimously approved a request fo
Request for more firefighters gets preliminary nod from Southington fire board
The Record-Journal / Posted 10 days ago
SOUTHINGTON – The Board of Fire Commissioners unanimously approved a request for four new firefighter positions Monday night, saying more firefighters are needed to provide adequate fire protection. If approved in the final budget the new positions... Read more
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The Record-Journal
Southington fire officers say department needs more firefightersSOUTHINGTON – Fire captains and lieutenants say the department doesn’t have eno
Southington fire officers say department needs more firefighters
The Record-Journal / Posted 10 days ago
SOUTHINGTON – Fire captains and lieutenants say the department doesn’t have enough firefighters to properly cover the town and are asking for more personnel. The officers sent a letter to department leaders and the Board of Fire Commissioners in... Read more
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Minot Daily News
Farm Credit Announces Latest Grants to Support Western North Dakota CommunitiesThe grants provide much-needed resources for non-profits focused on improving t
Farm Credit Announces Latest Grants to Support Western North Dakota Communities
Minot Daily News / Posted 10 days ago
The grants provide much-needed resources for non-profits focused on improving the lives of area residents. With these funds, individuals with developmental disabilities at the ABLE group home in Dickinson will have a new elevator. At-risk youth in... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Honor Roll for Feb. 1West Buffalo Charter School named Cynthia Baird Stark and Lee Pearce board of t
Honor Roll for Feb. 1
The Buffalo News / Posted 11 days ago
West Buffalo Charter School named Cynthia Baird Stark and Lee Pearce board of trustees members. Stark is an experienced volunteer, educator and community leader. After volunteering for two years at West Buffalo Charter School, Stark was nominated... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
New Franklin Council hires new clerkCouncil has selected Kelly Kepler as the new Council clerk, replacing Kathy Wit
New Franklin Council hires new clerk
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 13 days ago
Council has selected Kelly Kepler as the new Council clerk, replacing Kathy Witwer. Witwer gave Council members notice of her intent to leave the position in December, saying she would stay on until her replacement was found. Council members... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Memorial Planned in Honor of Wheeling’s Fallen FirefightersWheeling Hospital is covering half the cost of the statue, which is to be insta
Memorial Planned in Honor of Wheeling’s Fallen Firefighters
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 13 days ago
Wheeling Hospital is covering half the cost of the statue, which is to be installed by spring. The memorial is a project of the International Association of Firefighters Local 12. Firefighters unveiled an artist's renderings of the statue Thursday... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Firefighters approve new contract with Columbus Columbus firefighters have approved a collective-bargaining contract with the
Firefighters approve new contract with Columbus
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 15 days ago
Columbus firefighters have approved a collective-bargaining contract with the city after rejecting the first proposal over pay differential and health insurance premiums. Firefighters will receive a... Read more
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The Herald News
Fall River firefighters deliver winter coats to students at Fonseca school FALL RIVER — More than 250 students at Mary Fonseca Elementary School receive
Fall River firefighters deliver winter coats to students at Fonseca school
The Herald News / Posted 15 days ago
FALL RIVER — More than 250 students at Mary Fonseca Elementary School received brand-new winter coats Tuesday.The coats come courtesy of Fall River firefighters and the... Read more
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Philly.com
Next fire commish will face plenty of heatWhoever ends up landing the top job will have to tackle a variety of complicate
Next fire commish will face plenty of heat
Philly.com / Posted 15 days ago
Whoever ends up landing the top job will have to tackle a variety of complicated, controversial issues, the kinds of problems that require cases of Excedrin Extra Strength. Last winter, the Fire Department was embroiled in a headline-grabbing sex... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Florida Forest Service awarded national honor for work in fire controlFlorida’s use of controlled burns to manage wild areas has been recognized nati
Florida Forest Service awarded national honor for work in fire control
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 16 days ago
Florida’s use of controlled burns to manage wild areas has been recognized nationally. The Florida Forest Service reported the highest number of acres treated by a state forestry agency in United States history in 2015 when it treated more than... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
El Nino measures in place, says Dept Kota Kinabalu: The State Fire and Rescue Department has put in place mitigati
El Nino measures in place, says Dept
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 16 days ago
Kota Kinabalu: The State Fire and Rescue Department has put in place mitigation measures as the country braces for the El Nino heat which is expected to last until March. "We are aware of the El Nino forecast... Read more
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Palm Beach Daily News
Town of Palm Beach, fire union to resume contract negotiationsBuoyed by recent town discussions about improving pensions for public safety wo
Town of Palm Beach, fire union to resume contract negotiations
Palm Beach Daily News / Posted 18 days ago
Buoyed by recent town discussions about improving pensions for public safety workers, firefighters have decided to head back to the bargaining table with town officials in hopes they can agree on a contract. On Aug. 28, both town and union officials... Read more
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Daily Mail
Winter Storm Jonas is OVER and now the clean-up begins: East Coast struggles to recover after 'storm of a generation' dumps as much a
Winter Storm Jonas is OVER and now the clean-up begins
Daily Mail / Posted 18 days ago
: East Coast struggles to recover after 'storm of a generation' dumps as much as 40 inches of snow in some areas killing at least 19 people and turning New York City into a ghost town Clean-up is... Read more
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Daily Mail
'Life or death' storm Jonas hit 85million on the East Coast'Stay inside!': Brutal blizzard Jonas buries the East Coast; 8,300 flights canc
'Life or death' storm Jonas hit 85million on the East Coast
Daily Mail / Posted 19 days ago
'Stay inside!': Brutal blizzard Jonas buries the East Coast; 8,300 flights cancelled; 'Three feet' of snow in Washington; Three inches an hour in NYC... now politicians beg 85 million to stay indoors 'Life-threatening' storm Jonas continues to... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Recalling MOV losses from 2015St. while raising her children. Among the awards and acknowledgments she recei
Recalling MOV losses from 2015
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 19 days ago
St. while raising her children. Among the awards and acknowledgments she received during her career, she was named the Doc of the Year by the West Virginia American Association of Family Practice in 2010 at the age of 78. Butch Badgett, 67, of... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Operation Warmwas watching nearby. "It's amazing," she said. "It's amazing to see how happy
Operation Warm
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 20 days ago
was watching nearby. "It's amazing," she said. "It's amazing to see how happy little things make them." The Fort Dodge firefighters raised the funds to buy the coats through their union, the International Association of Fire Fighters Local... Read more
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Daily Herald
Veteran firefighter named Aurora's next chiefAurora's 2014 Firefighter of the Year is poised to become the city's 17th chief
Veteran firefighter named Aurora's next chief
Daily Herald / Posted 21 days ago
Aurora's 2014 Firefighter of the Year is poised to become the city's 17th chief. Flanked by freshly waxed red trucks, ambulances and rescue boats, Mayor Tom Weisner on Thursday recommended 19-year department veteran and current fire marshal Gary... Read more
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The Courier
Friday, January 22, 2016morning Ballarat and happy Friday! A severe thunderstorm warning has been issu
Friday, January 22, 2016
The Courier / Posted 21 days ago
morning Ballarat and happy Friday! A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for Ballarat this morning. The Bureau of Meteorology has issued the following warning, with the storm expected to hit Ballarat about 7.30am: Severe thunderstorms... Read more
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TribLIVE
Smith: South Fayette’s Oak Ridge Volunteer Fire Department turns 60In January 1956, a small group of residents of the former District 7 in South F
Smith: South Fayette’s Oak Ridge Volunteer Fire Department turns 60
TribLIVE / Posted 21 days ago
In January 1956, a small group of residents of the former District 7 in South Fayette attended a meeting to lay the groundwork for the formation of what would become the Oak Ridge Volunteer Fire Department. Gathering at the former Federal School on... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Raises for Hamilton firefighters, non-union city employeescity employees get their pay checks Jan. 29, they will see only their second ac
Raises for Hamilton firefighters, non-union city employees
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 27 days ago
city employees get their pay checks Jan. 29, they will see only their second across-the-board wage increase since July of 2007. Hamilton City Council on Wednesday unanimously approved a 2 percent increase for the non-union employees, including... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
City's labor groups hope to benefit from surging economySoaring tax revenues from new hotels and other sources have improved Palo Alto'
City's labor groups hope to benefit from surging economy
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted 27 days ago
Soaring tax revenues from new hotels and other sources have improved Palo Alto's economic climate, allowing city officials to finally move forward with a new police headquarters, accelerate street repairs and construct a new bike boulevard. The... Read more
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Daily Herald
5 things to do or not do if your home is coldWith temperatures dipping below zero this week, people are resorting to all sor
5 things to do or not do if your home is cold
Daily Herald / Posted 30 days ago
With temperatures dipping below zero this week, people are resorting to all sorts of creative -- and not always wise -- measures to keep warm. That could include running shoddy space heaters, keeping the oven door open, and using fireplaces when... Read more
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The Coast
Just how busy are the King Street station firefighters?...Well, it's been so long, and I've been putting out fire with gasoline; putti
Just how busy are the King Street station firefighters?
The Coast / Posted a month ago
...Well, it's been so long, and I've been putting out fire with gasoline; putting out the fire with gasoline... King Street callsCreate pie charts A quick refresher: Last spring chief Doug Trussler came to council with recommendations to close... Read more
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WRCB Chattanooga
FBI: Woman arrested in probe of jewelry store robberiesnumbers for the record $900 million Powerball jackpot are 32-16-19-57-34 and Po
FBI: Woman arrested in probe of jewelry store robberies
WRCB Chattanooga / Posted 1 months ago
numbers for the record $900 million Powerball jackpot are 32-16-19-57-34 and Powerball number 13. The Multi-State Lottery Association announced the numbers live on television and on its website Saturday. To win the jackpot, a ticket must have all... Read more
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WRCB Chattanooga
And the winning Powerball numbers are...numbers for the record $900 million Powerball jackpot are 32-16-19-57-34 and Po
And the winning Powerball numbers are...
WRCB Chattanooga / Posted 1 months ago
numbers for the record $900 million Powerball jackpot are 32-16-19-57-34 and Powerball number 13. The Multi-State Lottery Association announced the numbers live on television and on its website Saturday. To win the jackpot, a ticket must have all... Read more
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Boston Globe
Michael Mullane, Boston firefighter and union leader, has died at 68Mullane, known as the “ferocious protector of firefighters and their families,”
Michael Mullane, Boston firefighter and union leader, has died at 68
Boston Globe / Posted 1 months ago
Mullane, known as the “ferocious protector of firefighters and their families,” was dedicated to a life of service as a Navy veteran, according to The Boston Globe. He was a 43-year firefighter assigned to Engine 21. He was the former union... Read more
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Boston Herald
Firefighter leader rememberedThe line stretched from the firefighters’ union headquarters down Hallet Street
Firefighter leader remembered
Boston Herald / Posted 1 months ago
The line stretched from the firefighters’ union headquarters down Hallet Street in Dorchester yesterday as far as the eye could see, all to pay last respects to A. Michael Mullane, the man who spent his life fighting for his fellow... Read more
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The News-Times
Danbury firefighters get 2.75 percent raise in two-year contract extensionDANBURY - The city’s career firefighters will receive a 2.75 percent raise for
Danbury firefighters get 2.75 percent raise in two-year contract extension
The News-Times / Posted 1 months ago
DANBURY - The city’s career firefighters will receive a 2.75 percent raise for each of two years under a union contract extension. The city and members of the fire union Local 801, International Association of Fire Fighters, AFL-CIO, agreed to the... Read more

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