Monthly Archives: October 2021

Heroic dog receives award for saving over 100 koalas from Australian bushfires

A fearless 6-year-old dog helped save over 100 injured koalas from Australian bushfires in 2019-2020. BearTheKoalaDog – Instagram, USC / IFAW Today the Australian Koolie named Bear was named a hero, winning an award from the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW). Bear was trained in Australia at the University of the Sunshine Coast, where their team of conservation scout ...

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Colchester Head Street: Police close Essex road as bus catches fire

Essex Police cordoned off a road after a bus caught fire. Emergency services, including Essex County Fire and Rescue Services and Essex Police, were called to Head Street in Colchester, after a bus caught fire around 4 p.m. yesterday after -midday (October 30). The road was completely blocked off at the Southway junction, Colchester, while emergency services dealt with the ...

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Anniversary of the first UN-INSARAG certified rescue team in South Asia

Whenever anyone would like to write down the achievements of the emergency services commonly known as Rescue 1122, one would feel proud to mention the first Pakistani Rescue Team (PRT) certified by the United Nations INSARAG in South Asia. Pakistan Rescue Team of Emergency Services Academy (Rescue 1122), Lahore received this great honor of United Nations certification after completing a ...

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Students moved after a fire in Lincoln College housing

THIRTY-TWO university students had to be relocated after a fire in their accommodation. The Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service was called upon to burn down Lincoln College student accommodation on Wednesday afternoon. Crews entered the building near the junction of Little Clarendon Street and Walton Street and found a “well-developed” fire in a bedroom on the first floor. The whole ...

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Gold Coast Sea World theme park celebrates 50 years, 10,000 animal rescues and 50 million visitors

One of the best-known theme parks on the Gold Coast is celebrating a milestone today. Sea World celebrates its 50th anniversary. With more than 50 million visitors, 30,000 employees and 10,000 animal rescues since its opening in 1971, Sea World has cemented its place in local history. Originating from a water ski show in the late 1950s, the park has ...

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Woman rescued from Fife floodwaters as downpours continue

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Family and friends of Martin Rhodes, missing in Halifax, praise the mountain rescue team’s continued search efforts

Martin Rhodes Early on a bright morning in May 2019, Martin Rhodes, 46, of Halifax, was spotted walking near Kinlochewe. When he did not return to his hotel after a sudden change in the weather that brought heavy snowfall, he was reported missing that evening. Extensive searches over the following week by specialist police officers, mountain rescue volunteers, RAF teams, ...

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Successful auction for Alan Dunlop’s Glasgow School of Art designs

Successful auction for Alan Dunlop’s Glasgow School of Art designs Posted 28 October 2021 Two drawings of the Mackintosh Building by the architect Alan dunlop sold for their asking price at auction, contributing £ 1,000 to a crowdfunding campaign launched to fund legal action against the Glasgow School of Art by a group of students. A class action lawsuit was ...

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Firefighters receive grain rescue training

Fort Macleod firefighters prepare for Saturday’s training session at Hilltop Dairy. Firefighters received training on Saturday for an emergency they hope will never happen – a person trapped in a grain silo. The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association brought its mobile training trailer to Hilltop Dairy, north of Fort Macleod, on Saturday. Firefighters from the departments of Fort Macleod, Granum, Nanton ...

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Watch out for the “harmful” toxins from burning material spilled by flies on a bonfire night

The Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service has warned the public of the dangers of burning fly tipped material on bonfire night due to potentially ‘harmful’ toxins. The fire and rescue service is concerned that people will build larger and more dangerous bonfires during the bonfire night period using landfill waste found on the street. They urged people to attend organized ...

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Jones County Hosts Helicopter Water Rescue Training October 27

Saving Lives in Large Bodies of Water Using Helicopter Rescue Training arrives in Jones County on Wednesday, October 27. Jones County Emergency Management and the Sheriff’s Office partnered with the North Carolina Helicopter Water Rescue Team (NCHART) and NC Marine Fisheries for a water rescue training session at Brock Mill Pond, Wednesday. The public is invited to attend this training ...

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Shelter received 109 just last week

October 26, 2021 Orange County Animal ServicesMedia contact: [email protected] Orange County, Florida – Orange County Animal Services is once again struggling with canine capacity, with 174 dogs currently in the care of the shelter. Over the past week, from Monday October 18 to Sunday October 24, the shelter received 109 dogs, 34 of which were handed over by their owners. ...

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Teenager Badly Burned By Candle Supports Scottish Fire and Rescue Service’s ‘Go Flameless’ Halloween Campaign

A teenager – who suffered severe burns as a child – is backing a call from the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) to ditch traditional tea lights in favor of a safer battery-powered alternative this Halloween. With children across the country ready to celebrate the event this weekend, the Service is highlighting the dangers of using wax tea lights ...

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More school districts announce flood closures

2:26 p.m. Some roads in Petaluma are closed due to flooding, according to a Nixle alert from Petaluma Police. They are: – Lakeville Street between East D Street and Caulfield Lane – Jefferson Street between Lakeville Street and Wilson Street – Lindberg Lane between rue Payran and rue Lakeville. Residents are urged to stay at home and limit driving in ...

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Big rate hikes coming in 2022 for some Michigan health insurance plans

State regulators have approved large increases in health insurance rates for 2022, which would reflect the recent pent-up demand for medical procedures and services that people are delaying due to previous outbreaks of COVID-19. The increases approved by the Michigan Department of Insurance and Financial Services will take effect Jan. 1 and will average 7.1% for small group plans – ...

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Fire chief cleared of Land Rover £ 500 auction fraud

A The fire chief was cleared of any fraud after making a winning bid for £ 500 on one of his own brigade’s Land Rovers at an auction he was running. Stewart Edgar won the Defender – sold after reaching the end of its lifespan – after using a third-party company to present the offer on his behalf. After a ...

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‘Call me and I will answer you’

David L. Chancey is pastor, McDonough Road Baptist Church, Fayetteville. The church family meets at 352 McDonough Road and invites you to join them this Sunday for worship at 10 a.m. and Bible study at 11:10 a.m. Check out viewing options online at www.mcdonoughroad.org. Check out Chancey’s books and other writings at www.davidchancey.com. Recently, I was thinking about life before ...

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Rangers 2-0 Brondby: Leon Balogun and Kemar Roofe see hosts to win

Alfredo Morelos’ wait to score his 100th Rangers goal continues. Pressed to sharpen his number by Steven Gerrard, the manager’s challenge did not quite have the desired effect. Replaced by Fashion Sakala with 20 minutes left, the Colombian should have reached his century in the first half when the Scottish champions rekindled hopes of progress in the Europa League. A ...

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Colorado animal rescue groups desperately seek forever homes

DENVER (KDVR) – One of Denver’s largest animal shelters is calling for help as it reaches capacity. The Dumb Friends League has seen its greatest number of animals in about a decade. Katie Parker, vice president of operations, said they started to feel pressure when they reached 800 animals at their Denver shelter. She said they were now hovering between ...

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Antrim fire: nearly 40 firefighters on site to fight massive fire in industrial area | United Kingdom | New

The Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service has warned residents to keep their windows closed due to the intense smoke plumes emitted by the blaze. Authorities have reported that there is currently a team of 38 firefighters at the scene, Belfast Live writes. There are concerns that one of the burning trailers contains plastic. The Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue ...

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Weatherup discusses COVID-19, Oswego County Pioneer Search and Rescue Team – Oswego County today

Oswego County Legislature Speaker James Weatherup briefs the public in a video. Image from the Oswego County Government YouTube channel. OSWEGO COUNTY – Oswego County Legislative Assembly Speaker James Weatherup briefed the public today in his bi-monthly video and discussed COVID-19 in the county and the research team and Oswego County Pioneer Rescue Center. He said the weekly number of ...

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‘Deliberately set’ fire damages Scottish National Shrine of Our Lady of Lourdes | Catholic National Register

A Scottish government report found Catholicism to be “the religion with the most reported abuse, with 319 charges for 2017-18” out of a total of 642 charges. GLASGOW, Scotland – Suspected arsonists targeted the Scottish national shrine of Our Lady of Lourdes on Sunday evening, the latest in a series of incidents at Catholic sites. The fire on October 17 ...

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Original Day 2 after moving stuff |

“They told me about asylum here and I think it’s better, more correct, to do it right,” Mondragon said. He has young daughters and “I wouldn’t take the risk.” For Chacón, she made the decision to leave Guatemala after a machete attack, she said, showing scars along her left arm. Nadia’s sister, Esthela, disappeared in 2006 as she crossed the ...

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Coachella Valley Rescue Mission unveils the first mobile shower trailers for the homeless

The Coachella Valley Rescue Mission held a dedication ceremony at Calvary Christian Center in Cathedral City on Monday morning to celebrate the expansion of its homeless awareness program. The organization unveiled the very first mobile shower trailers for the homeless in the Coachella Valley. The CV Rescue Mission announced that the addition of the new shower trailers enables CVRM’s outreach ...

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Hess just released a toy cargo plane and jet – SheKnows

Toy brand Hess has released their 2021 Hess Truck – and little aviation enthusiasts will be delighted because this year’s highly anticipated new model is a cargo plane and jet set that will take your kids to new heights of gaming fun. . Related story Advent calendars have just been dropped off at Ulta Beauty! Catch ’em before they’re gone ...

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Covid in Scotland: No plan to return to restrictions despite high number of cases, says Humza Yousaf

The Scottish Health Secretary has revealed there are no plans to revert to greater covid restrictions despite the remaining high number of cases. Over the past three weeks, the number of daily reported cases has rarely fallen below 2,000, with 2,581 reported on Sunday, as well as two deaths. But ministers will not consider a return to greater restrictions “for ...

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Tribute to “caring and funny” father killed in house explosion as family reveals cause of explosion, it will take WEEKS to find out

TRIBUTES were paid to a “caring and funny” father in his 50s who died in an explosion in his family home. Carl Whalley died on Friday afternoon in the explosion at the Clayton-le-Woods house in Lancashire. 5 Carl Whalley died in the explosion at his family home in Clayton-le-Woods, LancashireCredit: Linkedin 5 Police said on Friday a man in his ...

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Leopard attacking 2-year-old rescued in Kadda village

Indore (Madhya Pradesh): A rescue team from Ralamandal, Indore and forestry workers from Dhar rescued a leopard from Kadda village. He underwent a thorough health check on Sunday. The report declared the leopard fit to live in the wild, after which it was released into the forest. Notably, the leopard had attacked Varsha, a two-year-old girl from the village. The ...

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Cuyahoga Falls Fire Truck Tug Raises Pantry Fund

The volunteers who operate the pantry, most of whom are seniors, have been forced to move their operations outside due to COVID-19, a situation that poses major problems in the winter. The purpose of the event was to raise funds, non-perishables and raise awareness of The Pantry on the Corner, a pantry in Cuyahoga Falls that serves over 1,000 community ...

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soldier dies during training exercise on Salisbury Plain | Military

A soldier died during an army training exercise at a Wiltshire military installation, the Department of Defense has confirmed. Wiltshire Today reported that the soldier was seriously injured after a tank overturned during a drill. The Guardian has not been able to independently verify these claims. “It is with sadness that we can confirm the death of a soldier in ...

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Group uses extra clothing and turbans to rescue stranded hiker

A group of hikers in a British Columbia park are touted as “resourceful” for their quick wit after using extra clothing and turbans to help another stranded traveler. RCMP called in Ridge Meadows Search and Rescue to help find and rescue a stranded hiker near Lower Falls in Golden Ears Provincial Park, north of Maple Ridge, B.C. on Monday around ...

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Fire department sound fireworks and bonfire warning

THE Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) highlights the dangers of private use of fireworks. Private fireworks and bonfires can cause serious injury, fire departments have warned. The warning comes as some staged exhibitions are canceled for the second year due to Covid-19 restrictions. The SFRS is a stark reminder that bonfires and the private use of fireworks can cause ...

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Child tax credit expansion divides swing voters

Some swing voters say the most important things to preserve in the Democrats’ massive social spending program are those that would cut prescription drug costs, cut pollution, and make child care or preschool free or more. affordable. Yes, but: Much less popular among Trump voters in Biden: Child tax credit extension extended to 2025. Stay on top of the latest ...

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Retired Scottish Fire Chief Wayne McCollin recalls the racial intolerance he endured as a child after leaving Barbados in 1960

Let us know what you think and join the conversation at the bottom of this article. Wayne McCollin, who rose to the rank of Deputy Chief Officer in the former Lothian and Borders Fire Department, first experienced racial intolerance when he moved to the UK with his family in 1960 . Now retired, he remembered the racist slurs that were ...

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Are you ready for the changes next year?

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Sunshine Coast Puppy Farm was dismissed after 400,000 objections; the council is preparing for the legal fight

A Queensland council went against its own staff’s advice to dismiss a major dog breeding establishment, while noting that it could trigger costly lawsuits. Key points: Proposed major dog breeding center for Sunshine Coast rejected by local council Counselors were concerned about the welfare of breeding females Dog breeder says all of his puppies were born and raised in a ...

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Former Havant and Waterlooville firefighter awaiting payment after winning unfair dismissal claim against Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service

Alan Simmons, 47, lost his job despite flying from Northern Ireland for shifts after moving to the country with his family. The longtime crew chief, who was based at Havant and Waterlooville stations, won an unfair constructive dismissal complaint after repeatedly seeing his request to cut his blocked hours in half. Read more Read more Fareham Police Track Harley Davidson ...

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Emergency services could be even more inclusive, says one of Scotland’s first black police officers

A founding member of the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service Board and one of the first black police officers in Stirling – and Scotland – said more needs to be done to make the Scottish emergency service “really diverse”. Robin Iffla (photo) has served communities in Scotland for over 40 years. Son of Jamaican cricketer Irvin who came to Scotland ...

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Local groups help Afghan refugees settle in Tallahassee

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) – Afghan refugees arrive in the Florida capital. The International Rescue Committee is focused on resettling families displaced from their countries due to hardship around the world, and now they are focused on helping people who have helped the United States for over 20 years. “In different capacities, either through their role as interpreters or through their ...

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Award-winning Bedfordshire firefighters are a breath of fresh air

A team from the Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service won the award for the best breathing apparatus team at the National Breathing Apparatus Competition On Saturday 2nd October the team visited the Fire Service College to participate in the competition open to all UK fire and rescue services and is the opportunity to showcase best practice and firefighter safety in ...

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Letters: we need more SNP MPs to fight transphobia, not less

It takes guts, especially knowing that backlash would occur both online and in the print media, to take a stand in favor of threatened minorities, including publicly calling for those who support transphobia within the SNP are treated in a zero tolerance approach. While misogyny is rife, it is disappointing to see a newspaper columnist write about Kirsty Blackman, SNP ...

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Hiker found face down in stream on Kanarraville Falls Trail overflown by Life Flight to St. George Hospital – St George News

Iron County Search and Rescue Team members load injured hiker into Intermountain Life Flight helicopter near Kanarraville Falls trailhead, Iron County, Utah October 10, 2021 | Photo courtesy of the Iron County Sheriff’s Office, St. George News / Cedar City News CITY OF CEDAR – A seriously injured hiker was rescued from the Kanarraville Falls trail on Sunday afternoon. Iron ...

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Nassau Barkfest dog costume contest returns this year

EAST MEADOW, NY – Ghouls and four-legged goblins will descend on Eisenhower Park later this month, as the ninth annual Nassau Barkfest brings costumed pets to the park. Barkfest is a free pet Halloween costume contest and parade that takes place annually in Eisenhower Park. This year’s event is scheduled for October 30 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at ...

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“Lessons Learned” as Notts Fire and Rescue Service Response Times Above National Average

England’s average response time across all brigades is seven minutes and 37 seconds, while Nottinghamshire’s is nine minutes and 48 seconds. But area manager Mick Sharman, chief of the response, told the Nottinghamshire Fire Authority he was “confident in defending” the position of NFRS as Nottinghamshire is compared to “urbanized” cities such as London and Manchester. , which have fewer ...

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Could Brian Laundrie still be alive if he’s on the Carlton Reservation in Florida? Here’s what survival experts think

CNN, WFTS By Christina Maxouris, CNN For more than three weeks, local and federal authorities have crisscrossed a 25,000-acre nature reserve in search of Brian Laundry, the 22-year-old fiance Gabby Petito. On September 1, Laundrie returned in Petito’s van to the couple’s north port, Florida, home after a cross-country trip the couple had taken earlier in the summer, police said. ...

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Highland Councilor Duncan Macpherson calls for making the A9 junction with Daviot safer to help drivers in Inverness-shire

The junction of the A9 with Daviot. A HIGHLAND advisor requests road improvements on the A9 junction with Daviot at the B851. Stating that the issue is urgent and needs to be resolved, Highland Councilor Duncan Macpherson wrote to Transport Scotland and spoke to Highland Council officials to voice his concerns. Earlier this month, a nearby accident, where a woman ...

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Just Us Cat and Kitten Rescue is looking for donations

Just Us Cat and Kitten Rescue is asking for monetary donations from community members. The COVID-19 pandemic has been tough on everyone, even furry friends. Just Us Cat and Kitten Rescue was established as a non-profit organization in 2006 to serve the communities of East Sussex by managing the communities of cats and kittens, both domestic and wild. With traditional ...

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Wildbuzz | The viper and the squirrel

The attraction of hard-earned food is such that snakes are reluctant to reject their prey even if humans are present as an unwanted audience. A series of definitive photos in rich, dazzling colors captured a Russell viper ingesting a squirrel in broad daylight in the parking lot of the teachers’ apartments at Punjab University. The viper was in plain view ...

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After a week of deadly violence, community groups hope grants will boost fight against crime

Five organizations received grants from US bailout funds on Friday. INDIANAPOLIS – After a murderous week in Indianapolis, community groups dedicated to breaking the cycle of violence are hoping that an influx of money can make a difference. So far, we’ve seen at least 208 homicides this year. That’s nearly 30 more people killed than at the same time last ...

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Police and firefighters investigate multiple commercial fires and burglaries

Via MCFRS chief spokesperson Pete Piringer. Gaithersburg Police (GPD) and the Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS) are investigating five fires and one commercial burglary that occurred around 1 a.m. and 2 a.m. Thursday morning, GPD said in a report. communicated. The “suspicious situations” occurred in the Gaithersburg and Montgomery Village areas, police said. GPD asks anyone with information ...

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Rescue operation for an 82-year-old man trapped under a tractor

Suffolk firefighters and rescue teams were called in to help an 82-year-old man today, Friday October 8, after he got trapped under his tractor. The rescue team was called at 11:45 am this morning, to the scene of the incident on Holton Road, near Halesworth. The man was released after 25 minutes and later transported to hospital by ambulance. It ...

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University of Edinburgh’s Covid app helps prevent patients from developing severe symptoms

Patients at risk of developing severe symptoms of Covid have been successfully treated at an early stage through the use of a remote monitoring service, organized by the University of Edinburgh. The small study, which allowed patients to record their symptoms by phone or through an app, helped clinicians identify participants with low oxygen levels. Experts say this allowed them ...

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The Scottish Yes movement needs to regain its sense of fun

As Boris Johnson rolled out gag after gag in his speech at the Conservative conference this week, it was instructive to watch the real-time response from the British Social Democratic intelligentsia. Such is the repugnance of the Prime Minister and of all that he in a way defends that we do not make a quarter. On social media, each joke ...

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Festival Fest: October 9 and 10

In this edition of Festival Fest, we take a look at the events taking place in western New York City on October 9-10. BUFFALO, NY – It’s officially fall here in western New York, but don’t let the cooler weather keep you inside, there are plenty of events happening in and around the city of Buffalo this month. -this. In ...

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4 fires in Gaithersburg occur in half an hour overnight

MCFRS spokesperson Pete Piringer said no one was injured and it is not clear whether the four firefighters who died during the night were linked. Fire crews in Gaithersburg, Md., Had a very busy Thursday morning, battling a string of four fires in half an hour. It started around 1:30 a.m. when units from the Montgomery County Fire and Rescue ...

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Scotland’s ‘green’ public sector pension fund under fire for 40% increase in fossil fuel investment

ONE of Scotland’s largest public sector pension funds has come under fire after its fossil fuel investments increased 40% in one year. New data shows the Lothian Pension Fund is investing in BP, Chevron, Exxon and Shell, as well as mining giant BHP. And there are fears that there is an “inertia of inaction” without a move to divest from ...

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Why the stories of rescued Afghan Christians cannot be told – Eurasia Review

By Alejandro Bermudez The stories of Afghan rescues are compelling human dramas, filled with miraculous rescues, deadly dangers and heroic choices on the part of volunteers and Afghans. But these stories can also compromise future rescue missions. A major American magazine recently published a story about how Christians are trying to stay safe in Afghanistan and how a group of ...

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Walk to School Day Encourages Safe Routes and Practices for Students and Drivers

International School Walk Day encourages students to walk or cycle to school and promotes safe practices and routes. Students from Summit Hall Elementary School in Gaithersburg arrived at a lively Walk to School Day event on Wednesday morning. Montgomery County leaders, fire / rescue personnel and playful mascots interacted with the children while promoting safe trips to school. It’s a ...

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David Tennant “Comes” Under Fan Pressure as Loki in Audible’s “The Sandman”

Doctor for some, demon and Death Eater for others, David Tennant can now cross the Norse God of Evil from his list of larger-than-life roles. Tennant has joined the all-new “The Sandman: Act II”, Dirk Maggs’ second Audible Original audiobook adapting Neil Gaiman’s beloved graphic novel series, as Loki, Thor’s emotionally besieged brother and troublemaker. general. “I didn’t really ask, ...

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Some states want to charge for the rescue of lost hikers

It was 11 p.m. one evening in July last year when a couple realized they weren’t going back down the Old Bridle Path. They were with their two children just over a mile from the popular Mount Lafayette hiking trail, about 70 miles north of Concord, New Hampshire. They had underestimated how long it would take to complete the two ...

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Veterans assist in emergency evacuations in Afghanistan

The grueling evacuation of Americans and Afghan army allies continues, weeks after the fall of Afghanistan to the Taliban and amid recent bombing and violence. President Biden’s top military generals have testified that they advised keeping 2,500 US troops in Afghanistan as a transitional force, a contradiction to what Biden had claimed. America’s veterans are now helping in an attempt ...

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UK weather: Torrential rains will turn dry by Wednesday | UK weather

Heavy rains that have hit Britain throughout this week are expected to give way to milder, drier weather on Wednesday. It comes after torrential rains hit much of northern England on Tuesday afternoon, while the south experienced flash floods the night before. However, all of the persistent showers – forecast for Tuesday evening in eastern England – are expected to ...

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Body found in Lancaster on Monday afternoon

It is currently unknown when, where and how the man died, but the death is under investigation as a homicide, authorities report. LANCASTER, SC – Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office investigation into the discovery of a body Monday afternoon. According to the sheriff’s office, just before 6:00 p.m., a caller notified Lancaster County Public Safety Communications of the presence of the ...

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London flood news: climate emergency ‘at our doorstep’, warns Sadiq Khan after torrential downpour

A severely flooded road on London’s A4 after torrential rains overnight The impact of the climate emergency is “on our doorstep,” warned Sadiq Khan after London experienced more flash flooding. Torrential rains caused road disruptions and metro closures on Tuesday. Over an inch of rain fell in parts of the city overnight in an hour, with St James’s Park among ...

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grough – Call to wounded Hadrian’s Wall walker continues Northumberland teams’ busy fall

Bob smith, EditorTuesday 05 October 2021 00:02 GMTNo further updates have been made Rescuers stretcher the injured walker to the ambulance service all-terrain vehicle. Photo: NNPMRT A walker was rescued from Hadrian’s Wall Path after injuring his leg in a fall. The Northumberland National Park Mountain Rescue Team and the North Tyne Mountain Rescue Team were alerted to the incident ...

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Rescue near Causeway: the record for Sunday, October 3

Sunday October 3, 2021 6.30 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to the intersection of Dougherty Road and South Lincoln Avenue in a car accident without injury. 8:02 Steamboat agents received a report of potential fraud originating from near Block 300 of Apple Drive. 10:30 Officers responded to a vehicle collision in the Upper Knoll parking lot near ...

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Poem of the Week: The Woman of Usher’s Well | Poetry

Usher’s Well Woman There lived a woman in Usher’s Well,And a rich woman was she;She had three strong and valiant sons,And sent them to the sea. They weren’t a week away from her,A week but barely one,What word came to Carline’s wifeThat his three sons were gane. They weren’t a week away from her,A week but barely three,What word came ...

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Twin towns see spike of wild cats on the street

item (FOX 9) – An animal rescue group from Twin Cities said they were witnessing an explosion of feral cats on the streets of the subway. The Bitty Kitty Squad is on the move more than ever, as the kitten and cat population is higher than many rescues have ever seen. The Bitty Kitty Squad currently has 400 kittens to ...

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Council member asks top mayoral candidates to sign ‘Buckhead Pledge’ amid town movement

By John Ruch Buckhead-area Atlanta City Council member JP Matzigkeit is asking the most popular mayoral candidates to sign a pledge to implement 10 policy proposals he says would respond to the controversial move for the neighborhood becomes its own city. JP Matzigkeit, Atlanta District 8 City Council Member Matzigkeit says his “Buckhead Pledge” – focused on public safety, zoning, ...

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Stuck horse freed from Sainsbury’s car park in Somerset

Fire crews were called in today (Sunday 3 October) to a Sainsbury’s car park in Taunton to rescue a stranded horse. The animal was traveling in a van when it got its front legs stuck over an internal bar. Its owner was very distressed and called Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue for help. READ MORE: Man dies in crash ...

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Dublin firefighters shortage

With emergency services during the busiest time of the year just around the corner, here’s what you need to know about the firefighter shortage in Dublin. Why are there staff shortages in the Dublin Fire Department? Currently, the agreed number of firefighters for the Dublin Fire Department staff is 965, which is part of an agreement reached with the Workplace ...

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Hiker missing from Zion National Park found after calling 911 and family, rangers say

Zion National Park officials were looking for John Fiske Burg, missing since Tuesday, September 28. (Zion National Park) SPRINGDALE, Washington County – A 79-year-old man who had been missing since Tuesday called 911 and his family before being located by Air Force Airmen flying over Zion National Park on Saturday afternoon, said park officials. Park rangers said airmen located John ...

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