Another day – another complex rescue for Appledore RNLI.

Shortly after 11am on Friday morning April 22, the Falmouth Coastguard notified Appledore RNLI of a boat in difficulty on the south tail, Bideford Bar . Two people were on a private fishing boat and had been fishing in the channel near Middle Ridge Buoy. When they lifted their anchor it became tangled around their propeller, the boat lost power, ...

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Man freed after being buried ‘up to his chin’ in Bethel trench collapse

BETHEL — A worker was airlifted to Yale New Haven Hospital in serious condition Wednesday afternoon after a trench collapse left him buried up to his chin in dirt, officials said. Bethel’s Stony Hill Fire Department said in a statement that first responders from across the area helped free the man, including digging him up by hand at one point. ...

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Activation of a malicious fire alarm during a higher exam at Montrose Academy

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Attackers kill seven soldiers in an ambush in northern Nigeria | Armed groups news

For more than 10 years, Nigeria has been grappling with various armed groups that are spreading terror in the north of the country. At least seven soldiers have been killed and two others are missing in Nigeria after they were ambushed by assailants while patrolling in the northeastern state of Taraba, two military sources said. The incident happened on Tuesday ...

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Vicksburg officials consider raising ambulance fares – The Vicksburg Post

Citing the rising cost of running the city’s ambulance service, Vicksburg Mayor George Flaggs Jr. appointed a committee to work out an interlocal agreement with the Warren County Board of Supervisors regarding the cost of the provision of an ambulance service in the city and could. Flaggs appointed the committee of Fire Chief Craig Danczyk, Deputy Chiefs Derrick Stamps and ...

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‘Intensive’ rescue operation needed to save Seniors’ Hall of Fame at Lake Laurentian

Dr Ronald Wallingford, 88, was found in an area so difficult to access that two rescue teams were called. A retired teacher and author, Wallingford is a sports hall of famer who has held national running and Boston Marathon records. A missing person case became a complex search and rescue operation in the Lake Laurentian Conservation Area on May 9, ...

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Frances Tait: Banning Combustible Cladding on High-Risk Buildings in Scotland: What Businesses Need to Know

Frances Tait, who works in Womble Bond Dickinson’s construction and engineering team, outlines the changes to combustible lining legislation that are to be introduced in Scotland. Everyone’s attention has been on the Safe Buildings Bill (now the Safe Buildings Act 2022) which received Royal Assent on 28 April 2022 – but it’s important to remember that North of the border, ...

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Sri Lankan prime minister resigns after weeks of protests

A Sri Lankan woman cries after anti-government protesters were attacked by government supporters outside the president’s office in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Monday, May 9, 2022. Government supporters on Monday attacked protesters camping outside the offices of the President and Prime Minister of Sri Lanka. minister, as the unions began a “week of protests” demanding that the government change and its ...

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Ukraine celebrates Victory Day moderately and optimistically

People near the World War II memorial in downtown Irpin, Ukraine, on Monday. (Kasia Strek/Panos Pictures/FTWP) KYIV, Ukraine – The day many here feared Russia would step up its assault on Ukraine turned out to be very different. Instead of formally declaring war, annexing occupied areas or increasing bombardment, as many expected, Russian President Vladimir Putin did not even mention ...

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Staithes Coastguard Rescue Team were called in to help save the crashed paraglider pilot

HART paramedics and Coastguard rescue officers move the victim before attaching him to the rope rescue system and hoisting him up the cliff. The incident happened on Saturday, May 7. Staithes Coastguard Rescue Officers (CROs) located the victim and administered first aid while Staithes CROs and the Redcar Coastguard Rescue Team set up the necessary rope system to lower a ...

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Terrified guests claim they were left to their own devices during the fire alarm at the hotel five years after the fatal blaze

TERRIFIED guests have told of the panic of a fire alarm at a hotel – five years after a fatal blaze. They claim they were left on their own after a midnight alert at the five-star Cameron House. 1 EGW05F Cameron House, a five-star hotel on the shores of Loch Lomond near Balloch, Scotland, is a Q Hotels propertyCredit: Alamy ...

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The Senate Democrats’ shop revamped the child care reconciliation proposal

the US rescue plan, which policymakers signed into law more than a year ago, earmarked $39 billion for child care. In October, the White House proposed investing an additional $400 billion in the sector as part of the Democrats’ multi-billion reconciliation package, Build back better, which would have sufficed to establish universal preschool; a new program capping child care costs ...

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Llandudno lifeboat answers Mayday’s call on a busy afternoon

During a busy afternoon, Llandudno’s all-weather lifeboat carried out two rescues of vessels in distress. The Llandudno All Weather Lifeboat William F. Yates was originally tasked to take off at 4:05 p.m. Saturday afternoon to rescue a struggling 32ft cruiser. The vessel, with 4 people on board, struck a submerged object causing mechanical difficulties and water ingress. The cruiser was ...

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Keswick Mountain Rescue Team called Wren Cragg, High Rigg

A MAN climbed to the top of Wren Crag to get a phone signal to call the police, prompting a call for mountain rescue teams. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team (KMRT) were called to Wren Cragg, High Rigg at 9.50pm on Thursday May 5 after a couple collapsed in a ‘precarious position’. The team were alerted by police to an ’emergency’ ...

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Three cars burned in the Whitfield area of ​​Dundee

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Waipā skinks released to safe space after being rescued from construction site

Fourteen copper skinks (mokomoko) have been released into a pest-free sanctuary near Ōhaupō. Photo / Provided Fourteen copper skinks (mokomoko) were rescued from a housing development site in Te Awamutu and released into a safe, pest-free sanctuary in Rotopiko near Ōhaupō. National Wetland Trust chief executive Karen Denyer, who was present at the release, said that although copper skinks had ...

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Do you include hearing impaired people in your fire risk assessment?

Do you include hearing impaired people in your fire risk assessment? This Deaf Awareness Week, the Essex County Fire and Rescue Service is raising awareness of safety measures to ensure those who are hard of hearing can be alerted in the event of a fire. The Service’s protection team works with businesses to ensure steps are taken to reduce the ...

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FG to rescue abductees from Abuja-Kaduna train

The government’s failure to rescue the more than 68 Abuja-Kaduna train passengers 37 days after their abduction by terrorists, demonstrates the growing helplessness of the Nigerian state in the face of the existential challenge of non-state actors. Emboldened, terrorists are posting photos and videos of their victims online, spreading boasts and mocking loved ones of abductees and the government. The ...

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Two people rescued from river embankment after huge emergency response in Ayr

Two people have been rescued after falling down an embankment near the River Ayr. A man and woman have both been brought to safety after struggling near Holmston Road today along the River Ayr promenade. An air ambulance landed on the grounds of nearby Kyle Academy in response to the incident which saw firefighters, police and ambulances rush to the ...

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New Quay RNLI all-weather lifeboat launched twice in two days

Last week (Thursday 28th and Friday 29th April) saw the launch of the New Quay RNLI all-weather lifeboat in service twice in two days and the first service for the 12-13 Keep Fit Association rescue lifeboat since that she retired from Filey RNLI. On Thursday April 28, New Quay RNLI started early as the pagers rang at 5.42am. The all ...

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Six people rushed to hospital after two car crashes on major Scottish road

Six people have been rushed to hospital after a two-car crash on a major Scottish road. Emergency services rushed to the scene on the A85, near Dunollie Road, Oban at around 6.15pm on Tuesday May 3. The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) sent two devices to the scene, near Pennyfuir Farm. It is understood the Scottish Ambulance Service was ...

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Geo Barents: rescued migrants arrive in Sicily

After more than a week on board the “Geo Barents” rescue vessel, 101 people were allowed to disembark in Italy. Nearly 300 others, many of them minors, are still waiting at sea on the Ocean Viking rescue vessel. The long wait at sea finally came to an end on Tuesday (May 3) as 101 people rescued by the ship ‘Geo ...

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The garage fire was extinguished before it spread to the house

Photos: Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service FIREFIGHTERS put out a fire in a garage before it had a chance to spread to the rest of the house. Banbury Fire Station was alerted to a fire in a garage on Dukes Meadow Drive on Sunday. Firefighters equipped with breathing apparatus extinguished the fire using hose reel jets, before the fire had ...

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Rescue teams work to reach a hiker stuck on a cliff in the gorge

MULTNOMAH COUNTY, Ore. (KPTV) — The Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office said it was trying to reach a hiker stranded at Munra Point in the Columbia River Gorge on Monday afternoon. The sheriff’s office said at 10:30 a.m. Monday they received a call from someone at the Bonneville Dam. The caller saw smoke coming from a signal fire near the top ...

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Date for inquest into fatal Cameron House fire could be set this week

A second preliminary hearing in an inquest into the tragic deaths of a couple in the Cameron House fire tragedy will take place tomorrow (May 3). A virtual hearing will begin at Paisley Sheriff Court ahead of a Fatal Accident Inquiry (FAI) into the deaths of Simon Midgley, 32, and Richard Dyson, 38. Simon’s mother Jane has been fighting for ...

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The Penny Marathon is back to save stray animals

Registration for the 11th edition of the Penny Marathon opens on May 16. The event takes place on July 10. The charity event to raise funds for stray animals was started in Greece by two Greek-Australians in 2012 and over the years has taken place simultaneously in cities across Greece, Australia and other parts of the world. This year the ...

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New fire station in Upper Ojai opens after years of planning

Ventura County Fire Department officials officially opened a new station in Upper Ojai Friday morning with tours for neighbors and local officials. Station 20 at 12000 Santa Paula-Ojai Road – also known as Highway 150 – replaces a facility built over 60 years ago. The $7.3 million building totals 8,504 square feet and sits on a 2.3-acre site. The facilities ...

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Alberta animal rescue groups feel caught off guard as pandemic pets are turned away

Breadcrumb Links Local News “I’m so short on space. We even posted some of the pictures from the pound, of the dogs that are in the pound, because we can’t even fit them in” Publication date : April 30, 2022 • 54 minutes ago • 2 minute read • Join the conversation Sisters Scottlyn, 4, and Charlie, 9, pet puppies ...

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Snakes Infest New Cache County Polling Station in Utah

A snake is seen at the new Cache County Ballot Processing Center in Logan. Deputy Chief Clerk Bryson Behm told KSL on Wednesday they caught six snakes there. (Bryson Behm) Estimated reading time: 2-3 minutes LOGAN – Where democracy will be put into action this election cycle in Cache County, Utah, there’s a problem: snakes. After a new home was ...

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WATCH: Bird’s eye view of Lanarkshire town captured by drone enthusiast

This is the location in Lanarkshire where area firefighters practice their skills. Now locals can enjoy a birds-eye view of the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service’s National Training Center at Cambuslang, courtesy of a local drone enthusiast. George Allison, who remains in the area, recently captured footage of the city and fire base while using his drone. The Lanarkshire Live ...

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Benton County Justices of the Peace continue selection process for ARP funding

The Benton County Quorum Court is set to continue discussion of U.S. Rescue Plan (ARP) funding for area nonprofit groups in a meeting Thursday evening. The county has $54 million in ARP funding to delegate for county projects and nonprofits. The county has received more than $100 million in requests from more than 50 groups. Melody Kwok, Benton County’s director ...

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Andrew Burfield charged with murder

A man has been charged with the murder of Katie Kenyon. (PENNSYLVANIA) A 50-year-old man has been charged with the murder of missing mother-of-two Katie Kenyon. Ms Kenyon, 33, has not been seen since Friday morning when Lancashire Police believe she traveled in a van from Burnley. Andrew Burfield, 50, of Todmorden Road in the city, was charged with her ...

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Woman cut off by Amtrak train in Simi Valley, more Ventura County news

Here is a roundup of recent incidents and announcements from Ventura County agencies: Woman survives train strike SIMI VALLEY — A 50-year-old woman was struck by an Amtrak train in Simi Valley on Wednesday morning after attempting to cross the tracks, officials said. At approximately 10:20 a.m., the woman attempted to ram the train onto the tracks in the 1700 ...

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Edinburgh crime: Muirhouse youth charity feels ‘sickened’ after vandal torches minibus

The minibus was parked at Craigroyston High School, where the charity is based, when it was set on fire around 5pm on Saturday – in broad daylight. The vehicle, which belonged to the Muirhouse Youth Development Group (MYDG), was completely burnt out and is now unusable. Dean Shanks, strategic director of MYDG, said the crime had an “immediate impact” on ...

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Tobermory RNLI launches beached fishing boat

The Tobermory lifeboat has been asked to be launched by the UK Coastguard after a member of the public reported a fishing boat stranded in the Strait of Mull on Tuesday April 26, 2022 The volunteer crew’s pagers rang just before 9am and the all-weather lifeboat headed for the Sound of Mull, arriving on the scene near Pennygown 30 minutes ...

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3 people trapped in elevator harnessed and rescued by SCDF

Three people trapped in an elevator at No 1 Woodlands Road were rescued by officers from the Singapore Civil Defense Force. (PHOTOS: SCDF) SINGAPORE – Three people trapped in a lift at Woodlands have been rescued and brought to safety by a team of officers from the Singapore Civil Defense Force (SCDF). On Tuesday, SCDF said in a Facebook post ...

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Armed police lock down the streets of Perth near the city’s school

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Ukraine-Russia War News: Live Updates

KYIV, Ukraine – Russian tanks were crossing the border and Kyiv, the Ukrainian capital, was gripped by fear and panic. Street fighting broke out and a Russian armored column, entering the city, advanced within three kilometers of President Volodymyr Zelensky’s office. During those tense early days of the war, almost everyone — Russian President Vladimir V. Putin, military analysts and ...

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Satin the hedgehog released into the wild after months of rehabilitation

Facebook / Malta Wildlife Rescue Team Satin the hedgehog has arrived at Wildlife Rescue Team with many spines missing on December 1, 2021, however, he was released into the wild on Sunday after what the team called an “exceptional” trip. Facebook / Malta Wildlife Rescue Team The hedgehog was taken to the vet and found to have a mite infection. ...

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How Sarwar’s ‘no deal with SNP’ could backfire on Labor

During a campaign visit to Possilpark, Glasgow earlier this month, Keir Starmer and Anas Sarwar flatly rejected any prospect of Labor working in a coalition with the SNP at local or national level in the future. Labor leaders in Britain and Scotland were adamant there would be no deal with Nicola Sturgeon’s party either after the May 5 vote or ...

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Gold Nugget Day Parade Comes to Heaven – Chico Enterprise-Record

PARADISE — The 2022 Gold Nugget Day Parade featured 36 organizations as they streamed down the road, closing Skyway for miles as a crowd of hundreds lined the street to view the dozens of groups. The event, which started at noon, lasted an hour and a half and was narrated by Action News Now’s Cort Clapping and Paradise Mayor Steve ...

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Several calls in 12 hours for Poole RNLI

A busy afternoon for Poole Lifeboat volunteers who were tasked three times on St Georges Day, Saturday 23rd April. The lifeboat was asked to launch at 3.45pm by the UK Coastguard following a report of a 38ft yacht with 3 people on board in difficulty having lost its direction. The occupants had issued a Pan-Pan distress call. Pan-pan radio calls ...

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CBP rescue team snatches injured migrants from Arizona wilderness

EL PASO, TX (Border report) – A rescue team used WhatsApp to track a pair of injured migrants stranded for days in the Arizona wilderness. On Thursday afternoon, Tohono O’Odham Nation Police notified the U.S. Border Patrol’s Arizona Air Coordination Center that two migrants were in distress and needed medical assistance in a remote area of ​​the mountains. Baboquivari near ...

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Engines destroyed as man hospitalized in horror three-car crash in Fife

Engines have been destroyed with a man in hospital following a three-car crash in Fife. Emergency services were called to report a white car rammed into two vehicles parked in Robert Adam Drive, Kirkcaldy on Saturday. The alert was given around 7:20 a.m. Footage from the scene shows a white car with a completely destroyed “L” plate on the front ...

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More than 3 dozen cats rescued from the Springfield home are now up for adoption; Animal Control warns of feral cat colonies

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) – More than three dozen cats were rescued from a Springfield home last Tuesday. Now these cats are up for adoption. CARE Animal Rescue has partnered with Springfield-Greene County Animal Control to help find, trap and rescue cats. The groups said there were a total of 49 cats inside the house. They first rescued 39 of these ...

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Body found in wreckage of fire-ravaged Winters Hotel in Gastown

Breadcrumb Links News Local News “Throughout the process, investigators and the demolition crew were alert to anyone who may be in the building and proceeded with the proper precautions and care,” the Vancouver Fire and Rescue Department said. . A firefighter walks past the Winters Hotel at 203 Abbott and Water streets on Friday. The 1907 hotel suffered a devastating ...

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DVIDS – News – White Oak Rescue Team Stands By In Case Of An Emergency

WHITE OAK, Md. – Hope for the best but prepare for the worst.Staff at Arnold Engineering Development Complex Hypervelocity Wind Tunnel 9 have taken this cautionary saying to heart. For about a quarter of a century, a group has been in place in the establishment, ready to intervene in the event of a disaster. The White Oak Rescue Team, or ...

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Direct Relief Awards Over $12 Million in Grants for Ukraine War Relief – Ukraine

The grants, made possible by donations from people in 79 countries, will fund prescription drugs, equipment costs, transportation and equipment for first responders, and other life-saving needs for organizations working on the ground. . By Talya Meyers Since the invasion of Ukraine, Direct Relief has awarded more than $12 million to nine organizations working on the ground to address the ...

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Huge wildfire breaks out near Scottish village as emergency services rush to scene

A huge forest fire has broken out near a Scottish village this evening. Emergency services rushed to Patna in East Ayrshire after the alarm was raised at around 8.35pm on Thursday April 21. Fire crews rushed to the blaze, which is currently burning in an area described as “long distance” from the nearest road. Firefighters were present, but as night ...

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Torrington businesses and nonprofits can apply for federal rescue fund grants

TORRINGTON — A committee responsible for distributing Torrington’s $10 million in American Rescue Plan Act funding was named this week, moving the process of spending federal money forward. City Council members approved the creation of an ad hoc committee and named as members Councilor Anne Ruwet, Finance Council Member Laurene Pesce, Public Safety Council Member Molly Spino, Council Member of ...

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Search and Rescue Canine Team Trains at Seashore Trolley Museum

Group volunteers who do not have a dog involved with FEMA’s Mass Task Force Search and Rescue program take turns hiding in fully concealed locations on the Seashore Trolley Museum campus to help the dogs active search and rescue teams to practice finding living victims. Courtesy picture KENNEBUNKPORT — A group of volunteers so dedicated to their mission they didn’t ...

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Emergency services rush to late fire in Scottish flats as residents are evacuated

Emergency services rushed to a fire in a set of Scottish flats this evening. Fire crews rushed to Bellfield Court in Musselburgh after the alarm was raised at around 8.45pm on Wednesday April 20. Residents were evacuated to the streets after the fire broke out as firefighters took to the streets. Mercy crews were still on scene battling the flames ...

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African wildlife, coasts suffer the effects of floods and drought

MOMBASA – Devastating floods in South Africa this week, along with other extreme weather events across the continent linked to man-made climate change, are putting marine and terrestrial wildlife at risk, biodiversity experts say. Africa has already faced several climate-related challenges over the past year: ongoing deadly floods following relentless cyclones in the south, extreme temperatures in western and northern ...

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Responding to fires in homeless encampments

Seattle Fire Chief Harold Scoggins says the fire department responds to three to five campfires each day. He also said it taxed an understaffed fire department. The department is reported to be operating with 9% fewer firefighters than expected. They are in the process of recruiting 90 firefighters. A hot spot is at 53rd Street and 14th Avenue in Ballard ...

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Body of 70-year-old Wakpala man, reported missing in January, found in Lake Oahe near Mobridge

UPDATE APRIL 18, 2022: The search for a 70-year-old Wakpala man last seen on Lake Oahe near Mobridge in January (2022) has been completed. Corson County Sheriff Alan Dale said Clyde Oswald’s van was found yesterday (April 18, 2022). He says Pierre’s Central Diver’s, LLC, the Pierre Volunteer Fire Department Rescue Squad dive team and South Dakota Game Fish and ...

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Nick Nairn shares devastating photos of burnt down restaurant as he teases rebuilding

Celebrity Scottish chef Nick Nairn has shared ‘grim’ photos from inside a restaurant that burned down last summer – as he revealed rebuilding was on the horizon. The 63-year-old Bridge of Allan restaurant caught fire in late August 2021. It is believed that a fire started in a faulty fryer in the kitchen before tearing the whole complex apart. Miraculously, ...

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Harker Heights Nonprofit Saves Texas Animals | Local News

HARKER HEIGHTS – While it’s not uncommon to see raccoons, opossums, foxes or skunks in Texas, it’s not always easy to find the proper help for these animals if you find one in the need. The non-profit organization All About Exotic Wildlife is a group of volunteers whose mission is to care for orphaned and injured native wildlife and provide ...

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Coniston Mountain Rescue Service celebrates its 75th anniversary

The CONISTON Mountain Rescue Service celebrated 75 years of service to the county and its communities. The rescue organization had its first recorded rescue on April 13, 1947, following the formation of a search party for a missing person in the Coniston area. The authorities were assisted by local quarrymen, residents and neighboring farmers who knew the area. Following this ...

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KZN floods: Pietermaritzburg search and rescue policeman dies while on duty

Pietermaritzburg Police Search and Rescue Officer Sergeant Busi Mjwara drowned on Sunday while searching for flood victims at the Henley Dam. Durban SAPS K9 police dog Leah also drowned. Sources at the scene told the witness that Mjwara and his colleagues have in recent days searched for bodies at the Henley Dam in Pietermaritzburg after a car was taken there. ...

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Where to find Celtic vs Rangers on US TV

If you’re trying to figure out how to watch Celtic vs Rangers in the US, we’ve got all the details for you on the Scottish Cup semi-final. The match will be shown live on US streaming, but it may be streamed to your TV also. Here are all the details on where you can watch it on TV and via ...

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Beyond Banning the Ghost Gun, We Need Our Leaders to Fund Violence Prevention

President Joe Biden recently delivered a speech promising to tackle “phantom guns,” untraceable, self-assembled firearms. They are often assembled with parts purchased online and may include hardware from different models. Certainly, there are too many phantom guns in black and brown communities due to the reckless profiteering of gun manufacturers and corporations. Let’s be clear, the administration is right to ...

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A Woodstock firefighter shares his experiences after 18 years of service

A fire station shift supervisor from WOODSTOCK shared his experiences after 18 years of service. Nick Mason, an on-call firefighter for the Oxfordshire County Council Fire and Rescue Service, compares working for the service with his favorite sport, rugby. The former Witney Rugby Club scrum-half, who he did for 14 years, said: “Like in a rugby team, there’s a place ...

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Whelping season for harbor seals expected to start this month

RYE — Harbor seals bear their young from late April to June. The majority of puppies in the area were born in Maine; however, there are also small ones in southern Maine. Therefore, the chance of seeing seals on our beaches, specifically baby seals, increases. If you see a marine mammal on the beach, alive or dead, it is extremely ...

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Scots woke up to the sound of an ‘explosion’ as a burnt-out vehicle was pictured

The aftermath of a burnt-out vehicle has been pictured in a Scottish car park after locals described hearing an ‘explosion’ in the area. The remains of a white seat can be seen in Penicuik, Midlothian, in the early hours of Tuesday April 12, Edinburgh Live reports. Many nearby residents said they were awakened by a loud noise, with some calling ...

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Augusta Homeless Plans OK, Black Chamber Holds Small Business Workshops

Housing for Augusta’s low-income and homeless population topped the agenda of an Augusta committee on Tuesday, when the committee agreed to the first steps of a sweeping plan to address the homeless population. city ​​shelter. The same committee postponed discussion of the Augusta Land Bank Authority using US bailout funds to develop an affordable housing program and agreed, subject to ...

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Firefighters tackle restaurant blaze in Harlow – latest updates

Essex firefighters tackle a fire at a two storey restaurant in Fore Street, Harlow this morning. The Essex County Fire and Rescue Service confirmed the incident on Twitter at 5.45am. The fire department said the premises, which measure about 10 meters by 20 meters, were 25% lit and completely smoky when crews arrived. The fire itself broke out in the ...

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The emergency funds I have are worth tens and thousands of dollars. I employed a simple five-part strategy to establish it

An emergency fund can be an essential lifeline that could assist you and your family members in the case of a loss in income or an unexpectedly high cost.With millions of jobs being lost due to the COVID-19 crisis, the need for an emergency reserve fund becomes evident.A steady and gradual savings plan can help you save months of money ...

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Paso Robles Battalion Commander Randy Harris Honored for Heroism • Paso Robles Press

Harris was recognized for his efforts during the active shooter incident on June 9, 2020 PASO ROBLES – On Tuesday, April 5, San Luis Obispo County Sheriff Ian Parkinson and Deputy Jim Voge presented Paso Robles Fire Department Battalion Chief Randy Harris with a plaque honoring him for his heroism. Paso Robles Fire Department Battalion Chief Randy Harris (center) is ...

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Scottish Labor leader says ‘you can’t argue with biology’ when asked if a woman can have a penis

Scottish Labor leader says ‘you can’t argue with biology’ when asked if a woman can have a penis – days after Keir Starmer refused to answer a similar question on the transgender debate Anas Sarwar made the comments as Labor continues to be divided over the issue Starmer declined to say whether a woman can have a penis during a ...

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What happens when an animal stays in a shelter for a long time?

Imagine having to wait for something for a short while, like an Amazon package or a food delivery. It’s not an agonizing wait. Now imagine having to wait for these things for months or even years at a time. It’s not as fun to wait anymore, is it? That’s the reality for long-term shelter animals, like Liam at The Humane ...

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Additional staff and resources for the ambulance service in West Lothian

The demand and capacity program aims to ensure that SAS operates as efficiently as possible and has the resources to meet both current demand and projected future demand. As part of the review, across Scotland, 540 additional frontline A&E staff have been recruited this financial year – the highest number of staff to ever join the Service in a single ...

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Navy Lt. Thomas R. Norris > US Department of Defense > History

When two American pilots were shot down in enemy territory towards the end of the Vietnam War, numerous attempts to rescue them by other planes failed. It was then that Navy Lieutenant Thomas Rolland Norris was called in to lead a ground team to find them. Both missions were successful and earned the young Navy SEAL the Medal of Honor. ...

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Calder Street: Man hospitalized after Glasgow Street lockdown after incident

A MAN has been taken to hospital after a street in Glasgow’s South End was closed by emergency crews due to a disturbance. Calder Street was cordoned off with police tape, while a fire engine blocked the road to traffic. At least seven police vehicles, three fire engines and an incident response unit were at the scene. High-level fencing was ...

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My Pet World: Woman gives community cats a good life, but wants more | Pets

DCathy’s ear: About three years ago, two black and white cats broke into my home when a door opened. After all this time, they’re still terrified of me. I have three other cats who they get on well with, but despite my welcoming them, giving them all the space they want, providing them with food, fresh water, cozy places to ...

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Emergency services called the downtown building after reports of ‘people on the roof’

Emergency services were called to an apartment building in Manchester city center after reports of people seen standing on the roof. Firefighters were called to Great Ancoats Street at around 7.30pm this evening (Saturday April 9). The Greater Manchester Fire Service confirmed they sent a number of crews to the scene and used a short extension ladder to help the ...

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Memories of Houston: Eddie Hill stages a comeback for the ages in Top Fuel (1988)

The first Top Fuel competition at Houston Raceway Park at the 1988 SuperNationals was not just a historic event with the first four-second streak in NHRA history, recorded by Gene Snow in qualifying, and then later a new record national, then the fastest pass in drag racing history, both by eventual winner Eddie Hill. But Hill’s histrionics almost didn’t happen. ...

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Liquid gold: Record sale for a bottle of whiskey from Scotland’s oldest distillery

It was established in 1772 on the site of a former brewery on the banks of the River Clyde. Less than a year later, a Littlemill employee won the legal right to distil excise liquor at the Bowling site in Dunbartonshire, and became Scotland’s first legal distillery. It remained in place until 1994, when the stills fell silent for the ...

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Dog Lovers Launch The Barking Project – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

A group of animal lovers want to help dogs in need and hope a great idea pays off. The idea is to have 100 dogs adopted in Dallas on Saturday. “We started to realize the overcrowding in shelters and the dog population in general. And rescue groups are kind of stretched in terms of resources and capacity. So we thought ...

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The car enters the Monongahela River in Glassport

Photos released Thursday show a water rescue in Glassport after a car entered the Monongahela River. Members of the Glassport Police Department arrived at the scene Thursday morning and were able to rescue the person inside the black SUV. It is not known how the car ended up in the river. The Glassport Fire Department’s rapid water rescue team then ...

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Huge pile of charred rubbish left in Paisley Street after bins were set on fire by arsonists

Huge piles of charred and melted rubbish were left on a Paisley street after firebugs set alight bins in a nearby flat. Gangs of yobs piled up bags of rubbish in West Buchanan Place in the west of the city last night, leaving a mound of charred remains in the communal fence. The blaze is believed to be deliberate by ...

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LA plans to pass ‘Dog and Cats Bill of Rights’ resolution through California State Legislature

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — The Los Angeles City Council began considering a resolution on Wednesday to support a “bill of rights for dogs and cats” that is pending in the state Legislature. The 1881 Assembly Bill, introduced by Assemblyman Miguel Santiago (D-Los Angeles), would give animals the right to: Absence of exploitation, cruelty, neglect and abuse A life of comfort, ...

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Governor Hochul Announces $34 Million in Federal Funding to Improve Energy Efficiency in More Than 1,000 Homes

Governor Kathy Hochul today announced $34 million in federal grants for more than 1,000 homes to become more energy-efficient and climate-friendly. Awarded through the state’s Weatherization Stimulus Program, the funding will support electrification and electrification-ready upgrades that will reduce energy costs and improve health outcomes for tenants and homeowners eligible for income. “New York State’s major national clean energy goals ...

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Gillingham residents ordered to shut windows as ten tonnes of paper catch fire by M2 – recap

Residents of Gillingham have been told to keep their windows rolled up after a lorry fire involving ten tonnes of paper near the M2 in the early hours of Wednesday morning. Kent Fire and Rescue Service (KFRS) said a paper lorry fire, in Hoath Way, created a large amount of smoke, near Junction 4 of the M2. Kent Police were ...

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Xavi warns against Rangers Europa League delisting as Barcelona boss recalls Ibrox experience

Barcelona manager Xavi has warned that Rangers will no longer give any Europa League side ‘an easy time’. The legendary former midfielder said the quality of the opposition in the last eight was “very strong” as he refused to name his own team among the favourites. The Light Blues will be looking to bounce back from their derby loss to ...

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North Wales Fire and Rescue Service launches new recruitment drive

//= do_shortcode(‘[in-content-square]’) ?> Photo by Welsh Government Liam Randall, local democracy journalist A new recruitment campaign is due to launch later this month to recruit full-time firefighters in North Wales. The North Wales Fire and Rescue Service has announced that registration for online applications will open at noon on Friday April 22 and close at noon on Tuesday April 22. ...

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WSAZ investigation | W.Va. Owners Rescue Program

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) – The COVID-19 pandemic has put a strain on area families. Job instability has made it difficult for many to pay their bills, resulting in long-term late payments. Now, a new program in West Virginia will help homeowners eliminate what they owe and get rid of that financial burden. NewsChannel 3’s Joseph Payton shows what you need ...

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Rescue dogs help find body of missing man on quarry ledge

A rescue team described how they had to use ropes to descend into a quarry to reach a man’s body. Patrick Cahill, 52, was reported missing from his home in Old Colwyn, Conwy on March 14. North East Wales Search and Rescue (NEWSAR) said they were called by North Wales Police the day after he disappeared. At the time, police ...

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Scottish suspect found guilty of murdering Dutch blogger

A 33-year-old Scotsman named Christopher Hughes was convicted of murdering Dutch blogger and ex-criminal Martin Kok in 2016, according to Police Scotland. He was also convicted of serious organized crimes. The Scottish criminal lured Kok to his murder on December 8, 2016 and was with the Dutch writer when two men shot him eight times outside a sex club in ...

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Redding could vote this month on how to spend his first share of $2.7 million in federal COVID aid

REDDING — City officials moved closer last week to allocating an initial share of its approximately $2.7 million federal pandemic relief program provided under US American Rescue Plan Act, or ARPA. Last month, a specially formed ARPA Funds Task Force in Redding met to review and recommend for approval three initial drafts that its members felt met the standards of ...

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The Kerala Fire and Rescue Service trains members of the PFI and SDPI; BJP and Cong slam government over incident

A major controversy erupts in Kerala after state fire force officials allegedly gave training to Popular Front of India (PFI) workers. Photos of an event organized by the group in Ernakulam district are now making the rounds on social media, with opposition leaders raising questions about it. The PFI is a fundamentalist group believed to have played a role in ...

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Animals evacuated from an eco-park near kyiv

Russian occupying forces bomb the homes of people and animals, including eco-parks, farms and zoos, which are particularly difficult to evacuate. Recently, such a rescue mission was organized in one of the ecoparks just outside Kyiv. The area has remained under constant bombardment since the start of the full-scale Russian invasion. On the first day of the mission, NGO UAnimals ...

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Camp Bow Wow: Where a Dog Can Be a Dog

A new daycare for dogs recently opened in Saint-Charles. Camp Bow Wow is the nation’s largest and most trusted dog daycare and boarding franchise, with 200 locations in 42 states and Canada. They offer all-inclusive puppy care by providing an exciting and safe environment for play, socialization and all-day overnight stays. Their goal is to provide the highest levels of ...

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Road safety is top of mind for students at Meldrum Academy

Aberdeenshire Traffic Police officers provided training and safety awareness to a group of sixth year students at Meldrum Academy. The New Driver Early Intervention Program aims to encourage safe driving practices among new and learner drivers. The program targets drivers between the ages of 17 and 25, who are statistically more likely to be involved in a collision. Police Scotland ...

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Houstonians bring help and hope to Ukrainian doctors on the front lines

VINNYTSIA, Ukraine – A doctor in Ukraine has felt the love of Houstonians determined to help bring needed medical supplies to help frontline workers during the war. A Shenandoah-based Memorial Hermann doctor and a local Houston nonprofit have made lasting connections to make this flow of aid from Houston possible. KPRC 2 first introduced you to endocrinologist Dr. Kateryna Komarovskiy ...

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Armed police rush down Inverness Street as a man armed with a knife and wearing a gas mask triggers an emergency response

A knife-wielding man wearing a gas mask on a street in Inverness prompted a major emergency service response. The man, dressed in combat gear, was seen climbing out of a flat window onto Polvanie View after allegedly setting the property on fire. It is understood there are seven police vans alongside two Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) vehicles currently ...

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Things to do, events, April activities in Charlotte, NC

Enjoy an evening of live music at the 100th Tosco Music Party on April 2. Jimi Nedoff CharlotteFive Editor’s note: CharlotteFive has limited coverage of in-person indoor events to help prevent the community spread of COVID-19. Masks are required at many Charlotte locations for indoor spaces or close environments. Friday Be there as Charlotte SHOUT! kicks off with a variety ...

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Big spike in crashes on Derbyshire roads triggers joint emergency service warning

Derbyshire Emergency Services have issued a joint appeal reminding drivers of the dangers of speeding and driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol after a week of serious and fatal road traffic collisions. The number of accidents last week (March 21 to March 28) was more than double the figure for the same period last year. This weekend alone, ...

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Demar DeRozan can’t save the team from a disastrous fate in New York

The Chicago Bulls badly needed a victory Monday night in the Big Apple against the New York Knicks. Chicago held a one-game advantage over the Toronto Raptors for the No. 5 seed in the Eastern Conference. With the Raptors facing a depleted Boston Celtics squad, Chicago needed to do its part against the lowly Knicks to ensure it didn’t slip ...

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Ministers under fire for failing to include ScotRail parent company in bodies covered by anti-scam law

HOLYROOD ministers were lambasted last night for failing to include ScotRail’s new public parent company in a list of bodies to be covered by anti-scam legislation. Organizations will need to consider the impact of decisions on Scots under the Consumer Law passed by the SNP Government. 1 An east coast train arrives at Edinburgh WaverleyCredit: Alamy But ScotRail’s parent company ...

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BC Interior Search and Rescue Team Adds Volunteers as It Prepares for Another Record Year

One of British Columbia’s busiest search and rescue teams hopes it has done enough to expand and respond to a record number of rescues in the central Okanagan. Last year, Central Okanagan Search and Rescue (COSAR), which covers Kelowna, West Kelowna, Peachland and area First Nations, went out 105 times to rescue people stranded, lost or injured in the backcountry. ...

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