Monthly Archives: August 2021

Suffolk cow swims for 24 hours before rescue

[ad_1] A Suffolk cow was rescued with lassos and canoes 24 hours after being stranded in a river. The heifer got stuck at Bakers Court, Great Cornard water on Wednesday night but “slipped into the night” away from the Suffolk fire and rescue services. Hunter Gary Thorpe was also on hand to slaughter the cow if the animal became dangerous ...

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Police investigation torched car in Cumbernauld as eyewitness reports ‘shotgun recovered from scene’

[ad_1] Police are investigating the discovery of a burnt out car discovered in Cumbernauld on Thursday evening. Officers rushed to Etvie Drive in the Condorrat district of the town of North Lanarkshire after the alarm was raised just before 10 p.m. Thursday evening. A Vauxhall Corsa was on fire. An eyewitness told the Daily Record how they saw forensic officers ...

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Ector County Commissioners Discuss American Rescue Plan Act Money

[ad_1] ODESSA, Texas (KOSA) – As the coronavirus continues to spread, Ector County commissioners are deciding how the federal money will be distributed. On Tuesday morning, commissioners heard eight different groups asking for a portion of the US bailout funds – and it wasn’t just hospitals. Groups like the Odessa Volunteer Fire Department and the Ector County ISD as well ...

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NBC4 and TELEMUNDO 52 Clear The Shelters ‘Adopt & Donate’ Campaign Returns August 23 – September 19 – NBC Los Angeles

[ad_1] NBC4 / KNBC and Telemundo 52 / KVEA launch their highly anticipated Clear The Sheltersâ„¢ pet adoption and donation campaign. This is the seventh year in a row that the two stations have harnessed the power of television and their multiple digital platforms to raise awareness about pet adoptions at local animal shelters and rescue organizations in Southern California. ...

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Former Bath firefighter leads Haiti earthquake relief team

[ad_1] A former Bath firefighter leading a relief team in Haiti said he hopes they will find survivors a week after a devastating magnitude 7.2 earthquake hit. Rob Davis, 50, coordinates a group of structural engineers from the Search and Rescue Assistance in Disaster (SARAID) charity to assess hospitals and schools in three earthquake-torn cities. Mr Davis, of Bath, said ...

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Sonko’s Rescue Team Wins Overall Title at 4by4 Challenge

[ad_1] The drivers of the Sonko Rescue team emerged victorious from the 2021 4by4 Challenge championship held on August 21 and 22 at Champagne Park in Kipeto, Kajiado County. The expert category duo of Zain Shakal and Taaseen Ganatra won the overall title after collecting 740 points ahead of rhino charging pilot Pater Kanyali who finished second with Bartoz Mohamed ...

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Hats off to the Central and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service celebrating its anniversary

[ad_1] Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service celebrates its 25th anniversary with limited edition beanies, which raise funds for The Fire Fighters Charity. The hats have already brought in £ 500 to the charity and watch director Adrian Davies is set to place more orders before next winter. “As the Central and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service ...

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Charity welcomes support to help seniors change fire alarms

[ad_1] Age Scotland has welcomed a new Scottish government initiative to raise public awareness about the installation of interconnected fire and smoke detectors. However, he said there is still a long way to go to ensure that all households affected by the significant change are able to meet the requirements. New legislation was introduced in the wake of the Grenfell ...

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Cyclist found dead on Dartmoor

[ad_1] A cyclist was found dead on Dartmoor during an independent rescue operation. A team from the Dartmoor search and rescue team discovered the man’s body, along with the aftermath of a bicycle accident, on the Eylesbarrow trail near Nun’s Cross at 8:48 p.m. The team were on their way to help a 17-year-old who fell ill while serving with ...

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Children play near targeted house when gunman opened fire as cops escalate investigation

[ad_1] Children were playing in gardens near an Edinburgh house where a gunman opened fire, cops said. Emergency services rushed to the scene on Burdiehouse Drive after the alarm went off around 8:40 p.m. Friday. 2 The cops cordoned off the streetCredit: Alan MacGregor Ewing 2 Forensic pathologists were on the sceneCredit: Alan MacGregor Ewing The man, woman and two ...

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New law could help save turtles

[ad_1] From ancient squeaky petroglyphs and children’s book heroine Myrtle the Turtle to fictional superheroes Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, turtles have long fascinated people. While intriguing, turtles need protection, not human homes, say wildlife officials. When some people find quarter-sized turtles and think they are “cute”, they bring the animal home and soon learn that the turtles are getting too ...

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Commissioners extend deadline for report on adult corrections

[ad_1] The Travis County Commissioners Court voted unanimously to grant a 45-day extension to an upcoming report on Travis County’s adult corrections system. The report is prepared by a collaborative group comprising Justice Planning, Health and Human Services, and the Sheriff’s Office. Commissioners passed a resolution on June 15 to lead the report, in response to public backlash against a ...

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Rescue workers rescue two kayakers in difficulty on the Lune River

[ad_1] Emergency services were called when two kayakers found themselves in difficulty in the water of the Moon River. The incident took place last weekend and prompted a huge response from emergency services. The Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service, Lancashire Police, North West Ambulance Service and the Bowland Pennine Mountain Rescue Team witnessed the incident near Lancaster. FOLLOWING: ‘Caring and ...

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Steven Gerrard answers Rangers’ ‘loaded’ question as he warns Ibrox stars to ‘light the fire’ again

[ad_1] Provocateur Steven Gerrard objected to a “loaded” question at his press conference on Monday, and warned his players would rediscover their “fire” with a victory over Malmö. Gerrard has turned Rangers into Scottish Premiership champions throughout his three years in charge, but as the old cliché goes, staying on top is the hard part. Some fear his players are ...

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Alternative Payment Models for CenteringPregnancy® Enable Federally Approved Health Centers to … | New

[ad_1] Boston, Aug 09, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – The Centering Healthcare Institute (CHI) today released a white paper titled “Payment Models to Support Sustainability of CenteringPregnancy in Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs),” which examines methods of Payment Alternatives (APM)) to support FQHC to improve the value of maternal health care while addressing health disparities. Independently prepared by Health Management Associates, ...

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Drone finds body of missing tourist in Slovakia

[ad_1] Drones, as you probably know, are extremely useful in the search and rescue world. There have been literally hundreds of reported cases around the world, which DJI is following here, where drones have played a role in getting a human out of a predicament. Sadly, this story doesn’t have a happy ending – but it still matters: A drone ...

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Almost six weeks after the start of the new fiscal year, the House version of the state budget is beginning to emerge

[ad_1] Image: Adobe Stock Differences in HHS proposals indicate a lot of work awaits House and Senate negotiators Leaders of the House budget subcommittee released large chunks of their spending proposal on Thursday, as the chamber began to speed up passage of its full budget. Pay increases or bonuses that the Chamber will propose for teachers and civil servants remain ...

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NTSB team heads to Ketchikan to investigate flight crash that left 6 dead

[ad_1] The four-person team will spend the day traveling, according to the head of the agency for Alaska, Clint Johnson, who dropped off senior accident investigator Heidi Kemner at Anchorage airport on Friday morning. Other team members arrive from Texas and the East Coast. Southest Aviation de Havilland DC-2 Beaver departed Misty Fjords and was heading for Ketchikan when it ...

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Antisocial behavior in town near Glasgow leads cops to use ‘tactics’

[ad_1] The ANTI-social behavior and unrest in a neighborhood in Wishaw prompted cops to use “tactics” to tackle problems faced by residents. Prevention and enforcement tactics are used by Craigneuk agents. Yesterday, local officers from the Wishaw Community Police and partner agencies held a ‘day of action’, reassuring locals that there is a ‘zero tolerance’ approach to those who engage ...

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Lost hikers rely on unpaid rescuers. Colorado could change that.

[ad_1] Embarrassed by an aging volunteer base, search and rescue officials across the country say they are struggling to cope with an increase in calls for help. “The lack of lifeguards is a chronic problem in many areas,” said Jeff Sparhawk, president of the Colorado Search and Rescue Association. “Some teams are very hard hit. “ Colorado lawmakers say the ...

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Kern County Animal Services receives $ 5,000 through California Animal Welfare Funders Collaborative

[ad_1] The California Animal Welfare Funders Collaborative (CAWFC) recently distributed nearly $ 300,000 in grants to 27 groups with the goal of creating the greatest potential impact for homeless dogs statewide. | Flikr The California Animal Welfare Funders Collaborative (CAWFC) recently distributed nearly $ 300,000 in grants to 27 groups with the goal of creating the greatest potential impact for ...

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Doctors train to join the air ambulance team

[ad_1] Twenty-five new RACQ LifeFlight rescue intensive care medics have boarded Queensland helicopters and rescue jets, ready to provide advanced medical care to sick or injured patients, often in some of the most difficult places in the world. State. The course was facilitated by medics, crew officers and trainers from LIfeFlight. “These doctors are working here for us because they ...

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The Fochabers Fire Station salutes longtime Fantastic Four!

[ad_1] FOUR Fochabers firefighters with almost 150 years of service between them were honored. Firefighter Kenny Horn, Firefighter Stuart Jenkins, Years, Firefighter Bob Gerrard and FF Stuart Gerrard proudly present their awards (left to right). Photo: Fochabers Fire Station In a special ceremony at the fire station last Friday, it was time to applaud Stuart Jenkins (47 years of service), ...

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Prevent motor vehicle theft, tips for living longer

[ad_1] Dear Readers: Avoiding Your Car Theft 101. Here we go: 1. Never leave your car running unattended, even for a quick jaunt to the convenience store. Switch off the ignition and take your keys. 2. Never leave valuables visible in the car: laptops, purses, tote bags, phones, sneakers. Keep these items covered in the trunk or at home. 3. ...

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