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The Hartford CourantLadder 3, an outmoded firetruck that dates to 1982, is headed for retirement next year thanks to a nearly $1 million federal grant. City taxpayers will put up just $240,000 to buy a modern $1.2 million tower truck capable of raising firefighters and...
Tags: Killingly, Middletown, New Milford, East Hartford, Torrington
Craig Fugate has one overriding message for all Florida residents, now that the 2013 Atlantic hurricane season is underway: "The price of living in paradise is to get prepared and quit using excuses." "Complacency is just a dumb excuse people use to say...
Tallahassee Bureau ChiefTALLAHASSEE -- Gov. Rick Scott took a shot at President Obama yesterday about the federal sequestration forcing some furloughs of National Guardsmen as the hurricane season ramps up. Today, Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson is shooting back with a letter...
The death toll in the storms that battered the Oklahoma City area late last week has risen to 13, including four children, authorities said Sunday. The chief medical examiner's office said the storm claimed the lives of nine adults and four children....
Tags: Natural Disasters, Tornadoes
Michael McMann has lived in his Margate home more than 22 years. About half of that time he's had flood insurance. And though he currently maintains the $355 yearly coverage for his 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom home, with no mortgage, McMann admits he's thought...
To the casual observer, it's just a 1992 Dodge Caravan. But sitting in the driver's seat late last week outside Trinity Lutheran Church in Des Plaines, Sheree Brussa saw much more. It's the ability to transport her son, Joseph, 6, to his numerous...
Tags: Human Interest, Cerebral Palsy, Dodge, Personal Income
The federal government has pledged to reimburse up to 75% of the costs associated with fighting the Powerhouse fire in the Santa Clarita area, the Federal Emergency Management Agency announced. State officials requested FEMA’s help over the...
Tags: Fires, American Red Cross
HONEA PATH, S.C. (AP) — Four years after the summer of rage that fueled the tea party movement, the political circuit is much quieter — even in Republican bastions like this. It's not clear whether conservatives who rallied against President...
email@example.comZombies. Giant super-storms. Runaway climate change. Alien invasions. Sneak attacks by invading enemy nations. Thrilling stuff of end-of-life-as-we-know-it science fiction books and movies. But as recent news coverage reminds us — Superstorm...
This spring will be remembered, by history junkies at least, for the opening of a major new institution, one named after a polarizing leader, devoted to a divisive period, subsidized by taxpayers and stationed in the South. I'm not talking about the...
“This trial of Jodi Arias, who is on trial and I believe has been convicted of murdering her boyfriend in a very terrible way, by slashing and shooting him, they’re talking about giving her the death penalty, and it’s been so drawn out,...
On May 20, we were reminded that natural disasters of all kinds can bring devastation on a massive scale. In just a few seconds, the lives of Moore, Okla. residents were changed by an EF5 tornado that destroyed entire buildings while injuring or killing...
Jun 8, 2013 |Story| Hartford Courant
Jun 4, 2013 |Story| South Florida Sun-Sentinel
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Jun 2, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
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Jun 3, 2013 |Story| Chicago Tribune
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May 30, 2013 |Story| South Florida Sun-Sentinel
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