Monthly Archives: September 2021

Minneapolis school district embezzles pandemic relief funds

[ad_1] Minneapolis public schools face a series of crises. Some have been forced on us, like the COVID-19 pandemic. Others were created by years of district underfunding and missteps. Communities of color have been disproportionately affected by the pandemic and constitute the majority of families in our district. That’s why the Minneapolis Teachers Federation was at the negotiating table months ...

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Firefighters offer safety advice to neighbors after house fire displaces family

[ad_1] A family of six was displaced after a large house burned down in the Tilden Woods neighborhood on Wednesday afternoon. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS) officials say it happened around 4:00 p.m. on the 11600 block of Danville Drive near Luxmanor Elementary School and Tilden Middle School. The occupants have left the house unharmed, but officials say ...

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Scottish Greens under fire for waste incineration ’embarrassment’ turn around

[ad_1] THE Scottish Greens have been accused of doing “another U-turn” after failing to propose a moratorium on shutting down large-scale waste incinerators despite being featured in the party manifesto. The party manifesto pledged to “oppose the construction of new incinerators because they ease the pressure to reduce waste, cause air pollution and are bad for the climate.” The Scottish ...

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Focus group report shows local support for Akron police reforms

[ad_1] In the pandemic winter that followed last summer’s racial equity protests, Akron City Council asked Akron University to see if the public was okay with the course that he had put in place to rethink the police. The legislature had just published a list of possible police reforms in January. Board leadership wanted to know if the community would ...

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Council fireworks are canceled | West Dunbartonshire Council

[ad_1] Posted on September 30, 2021 Councilors agreed to cancel the Council fireworks in Dumbarton and Dalmuir in November following the introduction of new Covid-19 restrictions. The move comes after new guidelines have been agreed to in the Scottish Parliament, meaning any adult attending a major event from 1 October 2021 will need to present their vaccination passport before they ...

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Scots denounce ‘I’m racist and proud’ after spraying his own apartment with petrol and planning to set it on fire

[ad_1] A suicidal racist sprayed his apartment with gasoline with the intention of setting it on fire. Garry Smith was dragged out of the downstairs apartment before he could set it on fire and endanger the other residents of the block. And he ranted at the police: “I am a racist and I am proud. I hate black people. Black ...

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Woman drowns above Tumalo Falls despite efforts to save lives

[ad_1] (Update: Added video, comments) Second rescue effort at same time involves injured Smith Rock hiker TUMALO, Ore. (KTVZ) – A woman drowned above Tumalo Falls Wednesday afternoon, despite efforts to save lives at the scene, Deschutes County Sheriff’s deputies confirmed. The report of a possible drowning and water rescue was received by dispatchers around 3:30 p.m., Sgt. Jayson Janes ...

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Vista City Council Approves COVID-19 Small Business Grant Program

[ad_1] VISTA – Due to the COVID-19 pandemic hitting small businesses, Vista City Council recently approved a grant program to help ease financial hardship. The board approved its COVID-19 Small Business Grants Program at its September 14 meeting, offering grants between $ 1,000 and $ 25,000 for qualifying small businesses. The city received $ 26.1 million from the Coronavirus State ...

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176 Wing receives Jolly Green Rescue Mission of the Year> Air National Guard> Post Display

[ad_1] JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska – 176 Wing operations and maintenance groups have been honored with the 2021 Jolly Green Rescue Mission of the Year award. Over Memorial Day weekend, Guardsmen from the 176th Wing generated and conducted 30 sorties, culminating in over 120 flight hours during two high altitude rescue missions that saved 13 people in Wrangell-St . Elias ...

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Scottish fire services must prepare for wildfires amid climate crisis

[ad_1] The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service has been told it needs to adapt to cope with the increasing risks of flooding and wildfires. In a new Scottish Government consultation document, it is revealed that the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) will need to prepare for more extreme weather conditions due to the climate crisis. While SFRS’s top priority ...

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Closure of the North East fire-risk waste site

[ad_1] A court order is now in place prohibiting anyone from entering or depositing more waste at the Shee Recycling site in Durham Road, Birtley, after the waste stored there becomes a fire hazard. This is the second time that powers have been used in the Northeast. The restriction order was obtained in Newton Aycliffe Magistrates’ Court last week (Thursday, ...

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Wasted! A Turk is looking for himself after his disappearance

[ad_1] A 50-year-old man has disappeared after having a drink with his friends. While wandering in the woods, his friends filed a disappearance report with the police, following which a search operation was launched. The incident took an amusing turn when it was discovered that the man was part of the team that had gone to the forest to search ...

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Liverpool company fire breaks out as teams rush to the scene

[ad_1] Firefighters rushed to a Liverpool business after a fire. The Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service was called to a business on County Road in Walton at 8:15 p.m. on Tuesday, September 28. After teams arrived just five minutes later at 8:20 p.m., they found a fire at the company’s door. READ MORE:Drunk driver sobs in court after witnessing ‘gruesome’ ...

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grough – Ogwen Valley lifeguards use new rafts at lake clean-up fundraising event

[ad_1] Bob smith, EditorTuesday, September 28, 2021 20:29 GMTNo further updates have been made One of the team members enjoys an unscheduled tea break while cleaning up. Photo: OVMRO Mountain rescuers teamed up with volunteers to clean up a lake in Snowdonia this weekend. Members of the Ogwen Valley Mountain Rescue Organization joined the team’s 333 Supporters Group and the ...

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Climate Change: With the SNP / Green government running out of ideas, here’s how we could start the electric car revolution and tackle the fast fashion – Alex Cole-Hamilton MSP

[ad_1] Unlike fast fashion, clothing at Junk Kouture, the world’s largest youth fashion event, is made from recycled waste (Photo: Antony Jones / Getty Images for Junk Kouture) I made quick representations to Scottish Water who explained that it was a phenomenon of nature, “a storm over a thousand years”. Well, since that meeting there have been three more of ...

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For Cats’ Sake perk helps keep Fat Cat Cafe purring

[ad_1] For the Love of Cats: A silent art auction fundraiser is scheduled for October at the American Legion, Sauls Bridges Post 13, 229 Lake Ella Drive. The benefit is for Feline Advocates of Leon County (FALC), a local 501 © feline rescue (3). FALC is a rescue that focuses on the defense and rehousing of homeless cats and kittens ...

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Covid Scotland: Cybercrime Reports Double During Pandemic

[ad_1] THE number of reported cyber crimes in Scotland nearly doubled during the pandemic, new statistics have revealed. An estimated 14,130 crimes fall under the cybercrime category recorded by Police Scotland in 2020-2021 – a staggering 95% increase from the estimated 7,240 reported in 2019-20. The shocking increase in agent-recorded cybercrimes came as recorded crimes declined in four key areas; ...

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Commissioners donate funds to help with water rescue efforts in Portage

[ad_1] Portage County Commissioners agreed to donate $ 15,000 to the County Water Rescue Team after learning the group had no county-wide funding source to offset its expenses. The team, made up of firefighters from across the county specially trained in water rescue, have been busy this summer rescuing people due to high water, including several rescues on the Cuyahoga ...

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North Korea fires ‘ballistic missile’ at sea as Kim Jong-un speeds up weapons tests, sparking fears of World War III

[ad_1] There are fears that Kim Jong-un will accelerate his candidacy for the “third world war” after the tin dictator fired a short-range “ballistic” missile early this morning. It comes after the North Korean ambassador told the UN in a chilling warning that no one will deny Pyongyang the right to test weapons. 3 North Korea fired ballistic missile at ...

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Colorado Search and Rescue Teams Gather in Summit County for Annual Training

[ad_1] Ryan Delano is practicing his rappelling technique during a search and rescue training course on Friday, September 24, near Windy Point Campground.Liz Copan / For the Daily News Summit Search and rescue teams from across Colorado gathered in Summit County this weekend for the annual SARCon event, an opportunity for members to learn about new tools and techniques, learn ...

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Women firefighters bring new skills and diversity to the Merredin brigade

[ad_1] The stereotypical image of the buff, oiled and semi-nude firefighters adorning the cover of calendars is a far cry from the volunteer firefighters you’d likely see in Western Australia’s eastern wheatbelt. Key points: Women make up nearly half of Merredin’s fire and rescue service Lt. Sheree Lowe says brigade offers childcare program to attract female volunteers Statewide, women make ...

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Martin Blunden: Fury as the Scottish fire and rescue team were attacked by young people from Edinburgh during an emergency call to Gracemount

[ad_1] The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) team were ambushed as they put out an out of control bonfire in the grounds of Mansion House in Gracemount just before 9 p.m. Sunday. Blinded firefighters were forced to call the police for backup as young people swarmed them with projectiles that damaged their fire engine. No injuries or arrests were ...

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Rhianna Celebrates Charity Dog Show and Fun Day in Braunston

[ad_1] Rhianna Conway, who runs Scamp’s Pet Boutique, hosted a dog show and family fun day at The Old Plow on Saturday. The event, held in bright September sunshine, raised £ 808 for the Pawprints rescue charity in Rugby. She wanted to make a few people smile in the village where she lives after the coronavirus pandemic. Rhianna and the ...

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Coniston Mountain Rescue Team helps walker with dislocated ankle on wet hill

[ad_1] RESCUE team responds to incident where man slipped and dislocated his ankle while working with friends On Saturday September 25, CUMPOL (Cumbria Police) tasked the Coniston Mountain Rescue Team to rescue a walker who was descending Wetherlam Edge with a group of friends, when he slipped on a wet rock and dislocated ankle. Two Land Rovers left for Tilberthwaite, ...

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Irvine: training days for firefighters in the highlands before gradual demolition

[ad_1] Fire crews have received invaluable on-the-job training in Irvine’s high apartments as the five 14-story blocks await demolition. The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service held another controlled fire simulation exercise in disused multi-story apartments at Doon Court last week – right next to where crews responded to the tragic Garnock Court fire which claimed the life of a resident ...

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The crackdown on human trafficking allows the rescue of 38 people

[ad_1] A major crackdown on human trafficking in Ireland has resulted in the rescue of 38 foreign nationals by gardaí over the past year, including 25 women who have been coerced into sexual exploitation. specialist detectives are investigating those behind a growing number of illegal immigrants from South America, including Brazil, who are forced into the sex industry here. Gardaí ...

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Researchers attempt to locate the missing Crow Pass hiker

[ad_1] Through Annie berman Updated: 48 seconds ago Posted: 44 minutes ago Gary Fisk. (Photo courtesy of the Alaska Mountain Rescue Group) Rescuers are searching for a missing man from Eagle River who left Tuesday morning to hike Crow Pass, a popular hiking trail in the Chugach Mountains. Gary Fisk, 74, started at the end of the Girdwood Trail around ...

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The M66 forced to close following a “serious” accident involving six vehicles

[ad_1] A section of the M66 was closed after a vehicle overturned following a “serious” accident this evening (September 25). Emergency services were called to junction three near Pilsworth, Bury, around 8:30 p.m. this evening. A man was released from a van following the crash on the southbound carriageway, the Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS) said. Six vehicles ...

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Houses ‘sink’ on Scots Street, forcing residents to safety

[ad_1] Heartbroken families were forced to flee their homes in terror in the early hours of the morning – after their buildings began to collapse. They rushed to retrieve their belongings after huge cracks appeared in their walls, floors and ceilings, exposing the houses below and the dirt below. The drama unfolded in Saltcoats, Ayrshire, this morning with some residents ...

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12-year-old dies after petah Tikva house fire

[ad_1] A day after a fire consumed a home in Petah Tikva, a 12-year-old boy seriously injured in the blaze died on Friday evening. Emil Alufer was taken to hospital in critical condition in the early hours of Thursday with severe burns and smoke inhalations, doctors said. Another man in his 50s was seriously injured after rushing into the house ...

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Search intensifies for missing St Austell man Anthony Haley

[ad_1] The search for a missing Cornwall man in his 40s has intensified as emergency services and his family remain concerned for his well-being. Anthony Haley, 42, of St Austell, was last seen around 9:30 a.m. Wednesday (September 22). Police, coast guards, mountain search and rescue teams and people who know Anthony are looking for him – with the search ...

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NDRF deploys 18 rescue teams in Odisha, Andhra Pradesh

[ad_1] The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) on Saturday deployed a total of 18 relief teams to Odisha and Andhra Pradesh in preparation for Cyclonic Storm Gulab over the Bay of Bengal. NDRF chief executive SN Pradhan said the 13 teams will be deployed to Odisha and five teams to Andhra Pradesh by Saturday evening. NDRF teams in Odisha will ...

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News in pictures – September 25, 2021

[ad_1] News in pictures – September 25, 2021 Calendar An icon of a desk calendar. to cancel An icon of a circle with a diagonal line across. Caret A block arrow icon pointing right. E-mail An icon of a paper envelope. Facebook A Facebook “f” brand icon. Google An icon of the Google “G” brand. Linked in An icon of ...

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Business News: September 25 | Nvdaily

[ad_1] F&M Bank F&M Bank welcomed two new team members, Kevin Nixon and Katherine Preston, and announced senior management promotions for Paul Eberly and Bobby Williams. • Nixon has been appointed Vice President and Director of Commercial Relations for the Harrisonburg-Rockingham County Commercial Team. He brings over 13 years of business lending experience, primarily as a Business Development Officer at ...

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Family remembers pair of experienced outdoor enthusiasts after Yellowstone backcountry incident

[ad_1] YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. – Search and rescue teams are always looking for an experienced outdoor enthusiast who has been reported “late” from a backcountry canoe trip earlier this week in Yellowstone National Park. Kim Crumbo, 74, from Ogden, has not been found. However, rescuers located the body of Crumbo’s brother Mark O’Neill, 67, on the eastern shore of ...

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Montana Tech hosts mine rescue event in Butte

[ad_1] BUTTE – Mining is all about scavenging valuable ore, but sometimes miners have to scavenge something else that’s valuable – human life. And that’s where mine rescue comes in. “The most important thing to come out of every mine is the miner because without the miner you have no production and there’s no point if you can’t do something ...

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Covid Scotland: Yousaf hopes for ‘significant’ improvement as army calls to drive ambulances

[ad_1] The Scottish Government has requested military assistance to help deal with deteriorating response times from the Scottish Ambulance Service, amid reports of patients dying and waiting in agony for hours before paramedics arrive . A total of 114 soldiers have been enlisted, with the first deployment of drivers expected to be behind the wheel from Sunday. Register now to ...

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Scottish firefighters forced to use vacation time to protect themselves from virus win discrimination case

[ad_1] Scottish firefighters have been forced to use vacation and labor time when protecting themselves from the coronavirus. A shock case in an employment tribunal found that the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) had inflicted “unfavorable treatment” on life-saving heroes when they forced disabled firefighters to take their protection time on their own. annual vacation. The firefighters union also ...

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5 climbers die on Mount Elbrus in Russia

[ad_1] Five climbers have died after a blizzard on Mount Elbrus, the Russian Emergency Ministry announced on Friday, in one of the worst tragedies in recent years on Europe’s highest peak. Elbrus, a dormant volcano in Russia’s North Caucasus region, is Europe’s tallest mountain at 5,642 meters (18,510 feet) and is experiencing a nationwide tourism boom due to the coronavirus ...

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Rangers still not on fire despite Cup progress

[ad_1] Former Rangers star Craig Moore believes Steven Gerrard’s side are still trying to find their rhythm despite making it to the Scottish League Cup semi-finals. Gerrard’s side came close to national cup victory this season, beating Livingston 2-0 at Ibrox in the Scottish League Cup quarter-finals on Wednesday. Rangers are also top of the Scottish Premiership table, but complaints ...

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Former Nassau County firefighter receives 7-year sentence for receiving image of child sexual abuse – 104.5 WOKV

[ad_1] United States Chief District Judge Timothy J. Corrigan sentenced Robert Arthur Ginder to seven years and six months in federal prison for sharing images of child sexual abuse in an online chat room. The 35-year-old former Nassau County Fire Department logistics officer who pleaded guilty in April will also be serving a 10-year sentence of supervised release and will ...

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Inspirational people from Leicestershire honored at 2021 Heroes Awards

[ad_1] The LeicestershireLive Heroes Awards 2021 took place tonight – celebrating the inspiring members of our communities and offering them well-deserved recognition. The awards, whose main sponsor was the Leicestershire Police and Crime Commissioner, took place at King Power Stadium in Leicester. The awards were hosted by presenter Des Coleman and saw a range of awards given for feats of ...

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Human remains found in burning car in Scottish town as cops launch investigation

[ad_1] Human remains were found in a burning car in Dumfries. Emergency crews rushed to Jocks Loaning on Wednesday morning. Police received reports at around 8:15 a.m. that day of a burning car near Jocks Loaning. Read more Related Articles While the fire was extinguished, emergency crews found human remains inside the engine; a gray Vauxhall Insignia. The grim discovery ...

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Cumbria rescue team receives new Land Rover

[ad_1] A Cumbria rescue team are the recipients of a brand new car. Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team (MRT) received the keys to their new rescue vehicle from Colin Todd of Lakeland Land Rover. The vehicle is the first of the New Defender 110 model to be adapted for mountain rescue and the purchase and conversion was made possible thanks to ...

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Relief Fund Steering Committee recommends $ 6.3 million for Arkansas Boys & Girls Club chapters

[ad_1] A state panel on Wednesday approved a request from the Arkansas Alliance for Boys & Girls Clubs for $ 6.3 million in federal coronavirus relief funds to 23 Boys & Girls Clubs at approximately 50 Arkansas locations for support young people at risk. The 15-member Arkansas bailout steering committee – appointed by Governor Asa Hutchinson in May to recommend ...

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Volunteers search for seniors with Alzheimer’s

[ad_1] Su Xiao, 49, and Xu Guangchun, 42, are like-minded souls on the streets of Beijing, checking surveillance cameras and checking passers-by, with an almost constant barrage of calls on their phones. They are looking for seniors with Alzheimer’s disease, a serious illness that can easily erase a patient’s memory and other major mental functions. Seven years ago, Su and ...

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28-year-old woman fights for life, three children injured after home fire

[ad_1] WOMAN fights for her life, three children injured after house fire The 28-year-old was rescued after being trapped on terraced property in Tonypandy, south Wales, by the blaze. 3 The 28-year-old was rescued from this houseCredit: WalesOnline / Rob Browne 3 Fire ripper across the property TuesdayCredit: WalesOnline / Rob Browne She was rushed to hospital where she remains ...

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‘Incredible’ stranded dolphin rescue took hours on Texas coast

[ad_1] A stranded dolphin has been rescued off the coast of Texas, volunteers said. Screenshot, Texas Marine Mammal Stranding Network on Facebook A maritime rescue group knew that volunteers would have to “act quickly” if they were to save a dolphin trapped off the coast of Texas. The dolphin was stuck in the “very shallow water” of Lighthouse Lakes near ...

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Multiple fire, ambulance services respond to hospital fire

[ad_1] Fire and rescue units from Norway, Paris, Oxford, PACE, West Paris, Harrison and Bridgton were called to Stephens Memorial Hospital on Friday after smoke was detected in the building. Nine ambulance services were called in to transport patients to other medical facilities. Fire departments in Greenwood, Woodstock and Poland provided coverage for several services that were dispatched to the ...

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Pune fire team rescue worker trapped in debris

[ad_1] A worker who fell while renovating a building in Kalyaninagar was rescued by a Pune fire team By Nadeem Inamdar POSTED SEPTEMBER 22, 2021 11:32 IST Pune: A team of firefighters from Pune from the Yerawada fire station on Wednesday rescued a worker who got stuck in debris at a construction site in Kalyaninagar. The worker fell while renovating ...

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Drumchapel’s flooded Summerhill Road could cost millions to repair

[ad_1] A STREET left with catastrophic damage from heavy rains that flooded dozens of homes could cost up to £ 2million to repair, it has been claimed. Multiple meetings between residents, councilors and officials have taken place with the aim of rectifying the problem, which has plagued the streets for several years. As previously reported, 50 homes were evacuated last ...

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Old Town policeman saves deer from swimming pool

[ad_1] Pulling a deer out of a swimming pool on Monday morning was a first for Old Town policewoman Catherine Denning. Denning, who has been with the Old Town Police for two years, was on duty Monday when the department received an unusual call from the Maine Warden Service, asking if an Old Town officer could come to a local ...

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Search and Rescue (SAR) volunteers from the Tillamook County Sheriff’s Office assisted in the search on Sunday, September 19; Need more SAR volunteers

[ad_1] Early on Sunday morning, September 19, 2021, MPs and SAR teams from Clackamas, Washington and Tillamook counties continued their search for a missing 85-year-old Hillsboro man. The search area was concentrated in the northernmost part of Tillamook County, accessible by Highway 26.“The vehicle of the missing man was found parked, out of gasoline between 2 p.m. and 2 p.m. ...

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Snowdon incidents see two people sent to hospital

[ad_1] A NUMBER of incidents requiring assistance from the Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team on Saturday, September 18 included two people being taken to hospital. A report was received at around 11:45 a.m. of a victim with a fractured ankle at Bwlch Ciliau on Watkin Road in Snowdon. The team was assisted by the Aberglaslyn Mountain Rescue Team and the Maritime ...

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Scottish ace Andy Robertson surprises Little Champions trio with trip to see Santa

[ad_1] It was an evening that so many people have been waiting for – an evening filled with celebration, camaraderie and enthusiastic applause for his examples of heroism and moving and empowering dedication to others. The Scotland’s Champions Awards have seen stars from the stage, film and sport present awards, encourage and recognize the incredible acts of selfless courage shown ...

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Alley Cat Rescue Announces New African Wildcat Project to Map African Wildcat Sightings Across Africa and Surrounding Areas | New

[ad_1] MONT RAINIER, MD., September 21, 2021 / PRNewswire-PRWeb / – Alley Cat Rescue, Inc. (ACR) Launches African Wildcat (Felis lybica) Sightings Mapping Project Across Africa and neighboring countries. The African Wildcat project will collect data from people visiting and living in these areas through the ACR Facebook group (facebook.com/ACRAWCProject) and the online report form. Those reporting sightings will provide ...

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Lost and found items for loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease

[ad_1] by Xinhua Writers Yao Yulin, Wang Xiaojie and Zhao Xu BEIJING, Sept.21 (Xinhua) – Su Xiao, 49, and Xu Guangchun, 42, are like-minded souls on the streets of the bustling Chinese capital of Beijing, checking surveillance cameras and checking passers-by, with a near constant barrage of calls on their phones. They seek to help older people with Alzheimer’s disease, ...

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Tampa Father-Daughter Fire Rescue Team

[ad_1] Father daughter firefighters team Lloyd Sowers Reports TAMPA, Florida – An attic fire might not be how most people start their day, but for Lauren Glanton, Tampa’s rookie firefighter, it seems to come naturally. “It was my wake-up call,” she said. “It was fire time, rock and roll time!” Answering the call works in the family. “Broken legs, gunshot ...

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Nicola Sturgeon: Prime Minister criticized for “invalid” concerns of women | Politics | New

[ad_1] The Prime Minister commented on plans to reform the Gender Recognition Act currently in force in Scotland. In an interview with the BBC, Ms Sturgeon suggested that people should instead focus on “real threats” to women’s safety. The law currently states that if someone wishes to obtain a certificate to legally recognize the acquired sex of an individual, the ...

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Injured hiker swept off Moat Mountain trail

[ad_1] CONTACT: Lt Bradley Morse 603-744-5470 603-271-3361 September 20, 2021 Albany, New Hampshire – On September 19, 2021, New Hampshire Fish and Game was notified of an injured hiker on the Moat Mountain Trail in Albany. Toni Weinstein, 49, of New Market, NH, was hiking the Moat Mountain Trail and slipped on a rock injuring his ankle. She was unable ...

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New Harwich RNLI rudders take command days after fainting

[ad_1] Days after losing consciousness as volunteer coxswain, Meredith Scanlon and Antony Charles took command of the Harwich RNLI inshore lifeboat for the first time, in separate incidents. The first duty fell to Meredith when, on Tuesday September 14, she took command of the coastal lifeboat Atlantic 85 from Harwich RNLI. Tierney, Harvey and Sonny Reid in a multi-agency search ...

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Seven-year-old boy missing overnight was found hiding in a loft at his grandmother’s house

[ad_1] A A seven-year-old boy who went missing overnight from a major search operation was hiding in the attic of his grandmother’s house, his mother confirmed. Carson Shephard was not discovered until after police scanned the area using thermal imaging equipment on Monday morning, she said. He was reported missing on Sunday, having been last seen in the Afton Bridgend ...

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North Wales Fire Department apologizes after full-time firefighters’ recruitment drive ‘pause’

[ad_1] Wrexham.com> News Posted: Mon Sep 20, 2021 The North Wales Fire and Rescue Service has apologized to potential recruits after putting aside plans to hire more full-time fighters. An online registration window for full-time fighter roles was scheduled to open today (Monday, September 20) and close 48 hours later at noon Wednesday. At the time, Senior Director of Operations ...

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Authorities investigate two recent deaths

[ad_1] Posted on September 19, 2021 8:34 PM Last update on September 19, 2021 8:40 p.m. Written by Greg Sapp Local authorities are investigating two recent deaths. The Effingham County Sheriff’s Department responded to the Little Wabash River south and west of Effingham at 2:45 p.m. Saturday. The location is near the Summit and Jackson Township Line, at the end ...

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Prince Andrew ‘set to fire chaotic legal team’ and ‘extremely worried’ over sexual abuse case

[ad_1] PRINCE Andrew is about to fire his “shambolic” legal team because he is “extremely worried” about the sexual abuse case against him, it has been claimed. Virginia Giuffre – a slave trafficked by pedophile Jeffrey Epstein – attempts to prosecute the 61-year-old in New York civil court after alleging she was forced to have sex with him three times ...

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Police find 120 cannabis plants growing after firefighters witness house fire

[ad_1] Police discovered a cannabis crop of around 120 plants after witnessing a major house fire with the Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service. Neighbors at Harwill Crescent in Aspley had to be evacuated and the building was closed yesterday as firefighters scrambled to contain the blaze shortly before 5 p.m. The electricity supplier was also present to cut the power. ...

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The 12 Cumbria mountain rescue teams honored by the Queen

[ad_1] TWO years after being nominated for the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, Cumbria’s mountain rescue teams have finally secured their award. All 12 were nominated by Superintendent Matthew Kennerley in 2019 for the award which is the team equivalent of an individual MBE. They were told they won in April of last year. Due to the pandemic, however, there ...

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Afghan ally remains hopeful of US rescue

[ad_1] Wakil’s eyes are full of tears. He doesn’t know if he and his family will leave Afghanistan and fears the Taliban will hunt him down and kill him. Wakir, a former US government employee, is not his real name. He spoke to CNN on condition that his identity was not revealed. He is stuck in the northern town of ...

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Police respond to second report of “suspicious package”

[ad_1] Dunfermline Tesco: police respond to second report on “suspicious package” Calendar An icon of a desk calendar. to cancel An icon of a circle with a diagonal line across. Caret A block arrow icon pointing right. E-mail An icon of a paper envelope. Facebook A Facebook “f” brand icon. Google A Google “G” brand icon. Linked in An icon ...

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Autonomous robots prepared for a search and rescue mission in a cave

[ad_1] PITTSBURGH – After practicing in an old limestone mine and abandoned hospital outside Pittsburgh, a fleet of robots from Carnegie Mellon University are heading to Kentucky for the final test of the ability to navigate autonomously on an uncertain underground route. The challenge: Collect as many items as possible in an hour while navigating a cave in Louisville, Ky. ...

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Madison County Commission approves spending on US bailout

[ad_1] HUNTSVILLE, Alabama (WAFF) – First responders, county employees and some local organizations will receive a boost from federal COVID-19 assistance in Madison County. County Commissioners Pass $ 36 Million Budget Full-time county employees will receive a bonus of $ 5,000. Part-time employees will receive $ 1,000. HEMSI, the US Space and Rocket Center and the new mental health facility ...

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Coast Guard searches for missing swimmer near Edgewater Park

[ad_1] CLEVELAND – The United States Coast Guard is looking for a missing swimmer who went underwater near Edgewater Park on Friday and has not resurfaced. At approximately 4:55 p.m., the Coast Guard received a report from EMS that two people had been seen swimming near Edgewater Park and one of the swimmers had returned to shore, but another had ...

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Scotland urgently needs Nightingale hospital, GPs say

[ad_1] The NHS crisis in Scotland has become so severe that GPs say they need a Nightingale hospital to cope, with 200 British troops expected to be called in to support the SNP-run health service. A senior family doctor has claimed that closing the NHS Louisa Jordan, the Scottish equivalent of the seven Nightingale field hospitals that have been established ...

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Pictures show aftermath inside old school after major fire

[ad_1] New images have been released showing the impact of a large fire inside an abandoned school in Bramcote. East Midlands firefighters were called to the scene of the incident off the A52 Derby Road behind the Bramcote Leisure Center in the early hours of Thursday morning (September 16). No less than 60 firefighters witnessed the incident – and the ...

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Tobermory RNLI and friends around the world crush the # Tob2Tob Challenge

[ad_1] Tobermory RNLI volunteers and friends around the world successfully completed the # Tob2Tob Challenge in August by collectively covering 7,836.7 miles – which is more than the circumference of the Moon. The # Tob2Tob challenge ran throughout August with volunteers, friends and supporters of the station aiming to walk, run, cycle, swim or row the 3,205 miles between the ...

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Barrow Fire and Rescue Team is participating in this year from Coniston to Barrow in their fire kit

[ad_1] The Barrow Fire and Rescue Team, on call, will travel from Coniston to Barrow in their fire kits to raise funds for two special charities. On Saturday, September 18, the blister squad of firefighters and rescuers from Barrow, Claire Ball, Matty Westall, John Rose and Ryan Thompson will travel a total of 26 miles in their uniforms to raise ...

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Search and rescue training exercises to test skills and interoperability

[ad_1] Search and rescue personnel will practice skills and interoperability this week with two planned training exercises. This weekend, Tasmanian Police search and rescue teams will be joined by participants from Ambulance Tasmania and several rescue and volunteer groups including the State Emergency Service (SES) , Surf Life Saving Tasmania (SLST), Southern Tasmanian Caverneers, Northern Caverneers and the Mole Creek ...

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Magoffin County Rests to Rest Beloved Rescue Team Captain

[ad_1] SALYERSVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18) – Mourning swept through Magoffin County as the community put to rest a man who has dedicated his life to serving others. Carter Conley, 71, founded the Magoffin County Rescue Team in 1974 and served as its daily captain thereafter. He died on September 12 after a weeks-long battle with COVID-19. Conley was fully vaccinated. ...

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Mayor Stoney Details Plans to Use $ 155 Million US Rescue Funds | Richmond Free Press

[ad_1] Mayor Levar M. Stoney called on Monday to use the $ 155 million in US bailout funds poured into city hall coffers to increase the stock of more affordable homes and apartments for low-income residents; strengthen recreational facilities and improve access to the James River; investing in child care and health programs; improve public safety; and provide $ 3,000 ...

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Firefighters tackle a car blaze on the A92 near Cowdenbeath

[ad_1] Firefighters tackle a car blaze on the A92 near Cowdenbeath Calendar An icon of a desk calendar. to cancel An icon of a circle with a diagonal line across. Caret A block arrow icon pointing right. E-mail An icon of a paper envelope. Facebook A Facebook “f” brand icon. Google An icon of the Google “G” brand. Linked to ...

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Dad reveals horrific moment he tried to save man from fireball crash before scorching heat forced him to give up

[ad_1] A HERO dad has revealed the horrific moment he tried to save a man from a fireball car crash before the scorching heat forced him to give up. The vehicle caught fire after crashing into a building in west London yesterday, killing three people. 5 The remains of the car following the explosion of the “fireball”Credit: PA 5 Brave ...

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