Author Archives: Brian L. Yazzie

RNLI water safety and lifesaving training provided to businesses on the River Clyde

Glasgow businesses along the River Clyde are being offered potentially life-saving water safety and water rescue training under a new initiative. The RNLI is partnering with the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) with the Waterside Responder initiative to better prepare employees of local businesses to be able to respond to potential incidents in the water. Training will be provided ...

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Farm and conservation groups applaud funding for climate agriculture

A new federal bill will make historic investments in voluntary and long underfunded conservation programs. The Inflation Reduction Act, passed by Congress on August 12, will invest an additional $20 billion in voluntary conservation programs for farmers over the next decade. Supporters of the bill, which was cross-party passed in both the House and Senate, say it will help farmers ...

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‘Great success’ for Daventry Emergency Services Fun Day with over 4,000 visitors

Over 4,000 visitors of all ages were treated to a fun day of games and entertainment at Daventry to learn about the work done by emergency services in the community. The Emergency Services Fun Day was held at Danetre and Southbrook Learning Village in Hawke Road between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Wednesday August 10. Families were able to ...

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Every Pokemon Game On Nintendo Switch Ranked

The Pokemon series has made its mark on nearly every Nintendo console, from the Game Boy to the 3DS, and the Nintendo Switch is no different. The system has a range of mainline series titles and spin-off games to sink your teeth into, so when it comes to the Switch, you’re never really left behind when it comes to Pokemon ...

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A functional congress? Yes. – The New York Times

Describing Congress as dysfunctional seems irreproachable, even cliché. I did it myself this summer. Yet, as the current session enters its final months, the description seems wrong. The 117th Congress was surprisingly functional. On a bipartisan basis, it passed bills to build roads and other infrastructure; strengthen gun safety; expanding health care for veterans; protect victims of sexual misconduct; overhaul ...

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Huge rescue effort on the Ecuador volcano: 3 climbers dead, 12 injured

Home » News » Huge rescue effort on the Equateur volcano: 3 climbers dead, 12 injured Ecuador has mobilized a massive rescue effort after a group of climbers fell 180ft on one of the country’s tallest volcanoes. The government said three climbers died and 12 others were injured during the ascent of an Ecuadorian volcano on Saturday. The climbers suffered ...

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Fresh flooding at Mexican mine hamper rescue efforts for 10 miners

SABINAS, Mexico, Aug 15 (Reuters) – Mexico’s efforts to rescue 10 miners who were trapped in a flooded coal mine 13 days ago have faced another setback as groundwater levels rose, a officials announced Monday. Miners found themselves confined underground at the Pinabete mine in the border state of Coahuila on August 3 when their excavation work led to the ...

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Trio of concept designs to redevelop fire-hit Troon Station

A fire damaged the station last year Proposed plans for the redevelopment of the Troon station building following a fire that destroyed it in July last year are to be unveiled to the public. Network Rail invites the local community and all interested parties to a community event at Walker Hall in Troon between 4.00pm and 7.00pm on Wednesday 24 ...

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Raleigh-area animal rescue groups team up to help beagles from mass breeding facility

RALEIGH, NC (WNCN) — Local animal rescue groups are teaming up to help dozens of beagles rescued from a mass breeding facility in Virginia. On Sunday, the SAFE Care Spay and Neuter Clinic provided spaying surgeries, exams and vaccinations for beagles rescued from the ENVIGO facility in Cumberland, Virginia. Beagles move into foster homes in North Carolina after being rescued ...

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Bonfire destroys five outbuildings in Oxford

A FIRE in Oxford spread and destroyed five outbuildings in Oxford last night (13). Five fire engines from Rewley Road, Slade, Watlington and Abingdon were called to Littlemore around 9.50pm. The fire which spread involved several sheds, hedges and trees in the rear gardens of six properties. READ MORE: Shocking photos show the impact of a fire caused by a ...

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Kobe Bryant: They reached the crash site, then set off a chain reaction leading to a grisly court case

Los Angeles CNN — Amid thick fog and dense brush, eight members of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department set out on foot through the remote terrain of the Santa Monica Mountains. It was around 10 a.m. on January 26, 2020, and a helicopter had just crashed. Smoke filled the air and first responders were unsure if anyone had survived, ...

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YouthFest 2022: Kelburn Castle Festival Celebrates North Ayrshire Youth

A two-day festival for North Ayrshire youngsters to let loose and have fun was held at Kelburn Castle last week. Returning for the first time since before the pandemic, the highly anticipated Youth Festival welcomed more than 160 young people aged 12 to 16 as they camped out under the stars, listened to live music and enjoyed other activities on ...

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Pride of Gwent: South Wales Fire and Rescue Service lauded

SOUTH Wales Fire and Rescue Service had every reason to applaud last year’s Argus Pride of Gwent South Wales awards as one of their own was recognized for his hard work and dedication. Nicola Wheten, Crimes and Consequences Project Manager, won the Achiever Award and was also a finalist in the Special Recognition Award category. On top of that, Red ...

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The best of the southeast

WILMINGTON, NC – The Wrightsville Beach Ocean Rescue Team recently won a regional competition that hailed them as the best ocean rescue team in the Southeast. Soon they will find out if they can do even better. What do you want to know In July, Wrightsville Beach won first place in the United States Lifesaving Association’s South Atlantic Regional competition. ...

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Level of water shortage in Scotland rises as parts of England declare drought

More and more parts of Scotland have reached the highest level of water scarcity as a halt to water withdrawals is put in place. The east of the country has continued to dry out over the past week, with conditions “deteriorating with hot and dry weather”, the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (Sepa) has warned. Businesses and farmers surrounding River Eden ...

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Local Elk Valley Animal Rescue is calling for help

Twin Meadows Animal Rescue Society (TMARS) needs your help. The local Elk Valley animal rescue group currently has 12 kittens to examine and adopt, and as many cats. TMARS co-founder Nycki Wannamaker said the number of adoptions in the Elk Valley has slowed “a lot” in line with a provincial slowdown noted by the BCSPCA. “It’s definitely slowed down,” she ...

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PHOTOS: Seaford road closed after ‘sinkhole’ appears

Crouch Lane is currently closed after emergency services responded to reports of a sinkhole appearing. A spokesman for the East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said: ‘At 12.15pm today we dispatched firefighters from Newhaven to Crouch Lane in Seaford where a suspected sinkhole appeared on the road. Please avoid the area. » a Sussex Police spokesman added: ‘At 1pm on ...

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Evansville, Indiana: 3 people died and 39 homes were damaged after a house explosion

“There could be other victims, we haven’t finished our search,” Connelly said. “Buildings are not yet safe to enter.” The initial investigation shows that 39 houses suffered “severe minor damage”, the chief added. The chief then told reporters that 11 of those 39 homes remained habitable, adding that the American Red Cross would assist affected families. Evansville is about 3 ...

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Scottish Rite Cathedral fire: investigation underway

As the investigation into a suspected arson attack that destroyed the hall of the Scottish Rite Cathedral in West Reading entered its second day, the association that operates the facility, including its 1,300-seat auditorium, was stuck in limbo. “There is nothing we can do until the investigation is complete,” said Irwin A. Kohler, director of the Scottish Rite Cathedral Association, ...

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UNCW and DC Virgo collaboration brings sea turtle lesson to life

Wednesday, August 10, 2022 Students at DC Virgo Preparatory Academy participated in a summer STEM learning experience using virtual reality to explore sea turtle rescue and conservation, thanks to a special group of UNCW student researchers and nearly $1 million in grants from the National Science Foundation. “This is exactly the type of work that UNCW does so well,” said ...

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A beluga rescued from the Seine euthanized in transit, according to French authorities

The cetacean had been stuck since August 2 in the freshwater lock of Saint-Pierre-La-Garenne, some 75 km northwest of Paris. His health deteriorated after refusing to eat, according to wildlife protection associations monitoring the situation. It took more than 80 rescuers six hours to extract the animal from the lock, Reuters reported, after which it was placed on a barge, ...

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Turriff community expresses concern over healthcare provision

Concerns have been raised about access to the GP’s practice and Minor Injury Unit in Turriff. A crowded Baden Powell Center saw more than 200 local residents attend a town hall meeting on Monday evening, called by local MP David Duguid to voice community concerns over the provision of health care. Three main issues were raised, namely access to the ...

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Kent fire: Horror as thick black smoke billows from behind a row of houses | United Kingdom | New

Footage from the scene shows huge plumes of black smoke rising into the sky behind a row of houses. Eight fire engines have been dispatched to the scene and firefighters are working to extinguish the flames. Firefighters are advising anyone living or working nearby to keep windows and doors closed as a precaution due to the smoke. Residents shared photos ...

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The Lake District Mountain Rescue Team calls after a walker hears cries of ‘help me’

Photo: Keswick Mountain Rescue Team A mountain rescue team has been called after a worried walker heard cries of ‘help me’ while descending Barrow to Stile End. The Keswick Mountain Rescue Team were called at 6.22pm on August 4 in Stile End after the walker called 999 after hearing five to six cries pleading for help. Due to the direction ...

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As UK heatwave returns, fire chiefs are pleading with Britons to ditch barbecues and government demands a complete garden hose ban

FIRE chefs want backyard barbecues eliminated amid fears of another super-scorching 40C (104F) this week. They warn of ‘unprecedented’ heat as a UK garden hose ban looms. seven Fire chiefs want barbecues eliminated amid fears of another 40C scorcher this week – pictured from the scene of a garden fire in EssexCredit: NC seven A woman walks through a dried ...

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Gaza deaths rise following Israeli strikes amid ceasefire talks

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli warplanes brought down targets in the Gaza Strip on Sunday, increasing the Palestinian death toll, and militants fired repeated rockets that penetrated deep into Israel, even as reports indicated that the parties were seeking a ceasefire agreement. As Egyptian officials worked on a deal, seven more people were killed in Gaza, bringing the ...

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Firefighters tackle Carterton bedroom fire

FIREFIGHTERS put out a fire in a Carterton home, caused by an electrical outage. On Friday evening (August 5) at approximately 8:10 p.m., crews from Witney, Burford and Rewley Road Fire Stations were called to report a fire in a bedroom in the Cranwell Avenue area of ​​the city. Upon arriving at the scene, firefighters were confronted with smoke and ...

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Boston man, 22, killed in Wyoming lightning strike

The National Outdoor Leadership School said a group was camping in the Absaroka Mountains Tuesday night when a 22-year-old student was struck by lightning and went into cardiac arrest, according to a statement. A second adult student was also injured, the statement said. The school has not identified either student. The group had taken cover and were in a “lightning ...

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Kate Middleton enjoyed a rare moment at Balmoral as the Queen ‘let her guard down’ | royal | New

As the Queen spends her traditional summer vacation at her private Scottish home in Balmoral, her grandson Prince William, with his wife Kate and their children, is very likely to join her. But Kate, in particular, is said to have a special relationship with the Queen as the Duchess was still dating Prince William when she was first invited to ...

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Day of Caring brings volunteers to sites throughout the region – Chicago Tribune

Jeanne Sommer has never seen the Lakeshore PAWS parking lot as full as Friday, when the nonprofit Valparaiso Dog Rescue received help from more than 70 volunteers as part of United’s annual Day of Caring Way of Northwest Indiana. “We’ve been so full, as have shelters across the country, and so it helps us spend time with the dogs because ...

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Essex Fire Service assists a large fire on the ground in East Bergholt

Several fire crews battled flames from a large blaze that threatened to spread to nearby homes. A large field and grass fire broke out near the caravan park at Grange Country Park this afternoon. Crews were called to the scene at East End Lane, East Bergholt, Suffolk at 12.06pm. Two crews from Colchester battled the flames this afternoon alongside crews ...

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Incredible water rescue filmed north of Las Vegas

Video: Incredible water rescue filmed in Las Vegas Updated: 4:20 a.m. CDT August 5, 2022 Hide transcript View Transcript rushing water up to 25 to 30 miles an hour pushed this woman nearly two miles into the washhouse near Los E. And Alexander and the firefighters knew she wouldn’t be able to hold the pillar shit longer. They say she ...

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Worry that Perth and Kinross Council do not handle holiday rental licenses

Worry that Perth and Kinross Council do not handle holiday rental licenses Calendar An icon of a desktop calendar. to cancel An icon of a circle with a diagonal line across it. Caret A right-pointing solid arrow icon. E-mail An icon of a paper envelope. Facebook An icon of Facebook’s “f” mark. Google An icon of Google’s “G” mark. Linked ...

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Voluntary group of gulls and birds needing help due to rescue center closure

The South Coast & Sussex Bird/Gull Volunteer Network is struggling following the closure of most wildlife rescue and rehabilitation centres. In July, the RSPCA England and Wales announced that its rescue centers would no longer take in seabirds due to the risk of the disease spreading, but officers will continue to attend to reports of sick birds and wounded. Register ...

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Northfield girl seriously injured in car-on-bike crash; No referendum on the modernization of secondary facilities this fall; Northfield City Council Approves 2023 NAFRS Budget

Northfield Police Department reported last night that a 14-year-old girl from Northfield was airlifted to the Hennepin County Medical Center after being hit by a car. At approximately 5.51am yesterday, Northfield Police were dispatched to report a personal injury accident involving a car and a cyclist on Jefferson Parkway at the intersection with Afton Street. The cyclist was seriously injured ...

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Search and rescue workers were hungry and exhausted when this Utah restaurant responded

Kim Houtz, owner of Dairy Keen, chats with Andrea Buhl after taking her order from Dairy Keen in Heber on Tuesday. Houtz made 50 cheeseburgers and 50 ham sandwiches for Wasatch County Search and Rescue on Sunday, when Dairy Keen is usually closed. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News) Estimated reading time: 2-3 minutes HEBER CITY – Local burger joint Dairy Keen ...

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Photos: Long weekend of busy community sporting events in Calgary

Edmonton Scottish United SC U15 goalkeeper leaps to save a shot at the net from a Foothills FC player at Shouldice Athletic Park during the Calgary Minor Soccer Association Calgary Cup on Monday August 1, 2022. ARYN TOOMBS / FOR LIVEWIRE CALGARY Cycling, soccer and hockey took to the streets and grounds of the city during Calgary’s Heritage Day long ...

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New life for second-hand treasures in Corrales

Wendy Hoffman Over the years, SWARF has spent or donated nearly $1 million. A small Corrales icon with international impact briefly tipped to the brink of extinction. It now has a new life, thanks to an important concept: collaboration. Secondhand Treasures, the highly visible lifeline of Southwest Animal Rescue Fund, Inc. (SWARF), received a ‘termination notice’ that gave the popular ...

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11-year-old suffers burns to half of body after e-bike battery explodes

An 11-year-old boy suffered severe burns to half of his body after an e-bike battery that was charging in his bedroom caught fire on Monday. Aviel Dabush was dragged out of his burning room in a residential building in Netanya and rushed to Sheba Medical Center in Ramat Gan, unconscious and in serious condition. Six other people were injured in ...

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Sunday evergreen races will benefit Alpine Rescue Team

EVERGREEN, Colo. – Two races this weekend will not only take runners on a scenic course at Evergreen, but will also support the Alpine Rescue Team, which provides free 24/7 search and rescue services. The Evergreen Town Race, the Alpine Rescue Team’s premier fundraiser, celebrates its 42nd anniversary in 2022 with a 5k and 10k course that descends Upper Bear ...

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Bucks named one of the UK’s worst areas for outdoor barbecue fires

Results collected and evaluated by Confused.com named Bucks the third-highest county in backyard fire rescues. Bucks trailed only Bedfordshire and Inverclyde when it came to out-of-control outdoor fires. Garden fires in Buckinghamshire have increased by an average of 11% each year for the past decade, the 16th highest increase of any area analysed. Register to our daily newsletter Bucks Fire ...

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Top 5 most-read stories from the past week: 2 moose walk by sleeping man, Bergman Bowl construction halted by US Forest Service, local rescue group responds to a slew of emergencies

A man sprawls as he takes a nap on the lawn near the Riverwalk Center, unaware that two moose walked past him, Monday, July 25, 2022. Christie Stinger/Courtesy Photo The stories on this list have received the most pageviews on SummitDaily.com over the past week. 1. 2 moose roam near the man as he naps on the lawn in the ...

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Jackson County Search and Rescue Teams Rescue Dozens of Pacific Crest Trail Hikers as McKinney Fire Continues to Grow | Best Stories

HORNBROOK, Calif. – As the McKinney Fire continues to explode in the Klamath National Forest, search and rescue teams are rushing to Siskiyou County to get residents to safety. But with crews so scattered across the county, hikers along the Pacific Crest Trail near the Oregon-California border needed help getting out of the area. According to the Jackson County Sheriff’s ...

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A bus bursts into flames as firefighters tackle the late night blaze on Kingston Bridge in Glasgow

FIRE crews fought a late night bus fire on Kingston Bridge last night. Dramatic footage from the scene shows a coach erupting in a massive fireball on the eastbound M8. 2 Firefighters rushed to the Kingston Bridge last night 2 Dramatic footage from the scene shows the bus engulfed in flames No one was injured in the fire. A spokesperson ...

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Dogs stranded abroad as families face changing rabies rules

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — She thought she had done everything necessary to bring their dog from Kenya to their new home. She had had the rabies vaccines updated in Nairobi. She had had a vet check the spotted spaniel for worms and sent photos of Toffee’s teeth to prove she was at least six months old. She had scanned her ...

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Lewis County PUD rescues cat and prevents power outages

By Isabel Vander Stoep / [email protected] Raven is an adorable fluffy black cat. Unlike real crows, when he found himself on top of a power pole in Adna, Raven the cat couldn’t fly. Plus, his climbing abilities match the reputation of other cats: he’s better at climbing things than going down them. Ken and Julie Wiseman received a knock on ...

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Search and rescue teams recover 5 decomposed bodies of Assam based workers missing from Arunachal Pradesh

Search and rescue teams from Arunachal Pradesh found five decomposed bodies of the Assam based laborers who had disappeared from BRO road, Huri in Kurung Kumey district of Arunachal Pradesh on July 5, it was reported on Friday Arunachal Pradesh Police. “So far, five decomposing bodies have been recovered and the search and rescue team has rescued 10 workers,” said ...

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Tennessee crews help Kentuckians during devastating floods

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) – At least eight people have been killed by devastating flooding in parts of Kentucky. Floodwaters rose rapidly to reach the roofs of homes on Thursday morning after heavy storms dumped inches of rain in a short time. First responders from central Tennessee were dispatched to help rescue people from flooded areas and begin the recovery effort. ...

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Scottish government adviser: naloxone ‘didn’t make a difference’

Computer science was a pioneering intervention once hailed as a potential game-changer in reducing opioid overdose deaths. But in the more than 10 years since Scotland became the first country in the world to fund take-home naloxone kits as public health policy, deaths from drug abuse – mainly involving heroin, morphine and methadone – took a direction: upwards. So what ...

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At least 4 dead in landslide in Iran triggered by heavy rains

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A landslide triggered by heavy rains in the Iranian capital killed at least four people on Thursday, Iranian state television reported. The report said heavy rains in the early hours of Thursday caused flash floods and then landslides in the northwestern part of Tehran, and caused damage to Imamzadeh Davood, a religious shrine in the city. ...

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Perth flat engulfed in flames as emergency crews rushed to set fire

A FIRE broke out in a building in Perth tonight as emergency crews rushed to the scene. The fire engulfed a property on Rannoch Road and firefighters and police are currently on the scene. 1 A fire broke out at a flat in Rannoch Road in Perth A bystander told the Scottish Sun they heard a ‘big bang’ before the ...

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Elementary students recover faster from learning loss due to COVID, study finds | New

Elementary students are regaining the ground they lost during the pandemic at a faster rate than older students, recent research shows, but K-12 students are still years away from a recovery complete. By comparing the most recent National Measures of Academic Progress, or MAP, assessment data from 8.3 million students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, researchers ...

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Officers recover human remains suggesting at least two victims in mill fire

Human remains indicating at least two victims have been found in a mill following a fire more than two months ago, police said. Specialist officers from Greater Manchester Police have started a search at Bismark House Mill in Oldham after remains were first discovered by wreckers on Saturday. The force said it received a report last Thursday that four Vietnamese ...

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Donated helicopter will help San Miguel Co. authorities with SAR, firefighting

SAN MIGUEL COUNTY, Colorado – Thanks to an anonymous donor, the San Miguel County Sheriff’s Office now has a new Airbus H-125 helicopter which can assist in search and rescue as well as firefighting missions. The Airbus H-125 is mainly used for high altitude operations. It is the only type of helicopter that has landed and taken off from Mount ...

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A schoolboy’s family in an emotional plea to reduce the number of water-related tragedies

William McNally, 13, suffered brain damage in the River Gryffe near Linwood in Renfrewshire last June at a place where youngsters traditionally gathered to cool off in hot weather. His grieving relatives have urged people to be wary of wild swimming spots so their families don’t have to go through the same ordeal. And they revealed the grief still felt ...

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Offshore wind to the rescue! The Texas proposal could keep us cool when indoor wind farms can’t.

A strong breeze on a hot summer day. Is there anything better? Yes actually. According to the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, a proposal for a new offshore wind farm larger than the city of Houston promises to take that Gulf Coast breeze and put it to work generating electricity for some 2.3 million households. Part of a larger Biden ...

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Robot-Assisted Surgery Expands BACH Capabilities at Fort Campbell

FORT CAMPBELL, KY – Robot-assisted surgery may seem like something out of a futuristic sci-fi movie to some, but it’s actually a safe and increasingly common method that delivers better patient outcomes than traditional surgery. “Before, it was a rare thing for [healthcare] institutions to have. They would be in very large medical centers, but now the technology is spreading ...

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Drone saves 14-year-old boy from drowning on Spanish beach

After being rescued, the boy was sent to a local hospital and given oxygen. (Representative) Gandia, Spain: A pioneering drone rescue service deployed to Spanish beaches saved the life of a 14-year-old boy this month as he battled a powerful tide off a beach in Valencia, its operators said. The drone dropped a life jacket into the sea which was ...

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Campers rescued by boat after tents were partially submerged in heavy rain

A photo of the scene shared by the Greenock Coastguard Rescue Team The Loch Lomond Lifeboat said it was called to a report of a family being ‘carried away’ from their tent at the north end of the loch shortly after midnight on Sunday. The crew attended the scene and found the family in Ardleish on the east bank. Register ...

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Search beagles reach rescue groups as campaign to repatriate 4,000 dogs begins : NPR

Sue Bell holds one of more than a dozen beagles that arrived at the headquarters of animal rescue group Homeward Trails in Fairfax Station, Va., on Thursday, while posing for a portrait. The dogs were a small part of around 4,000 beagles rescued from a research facility where conditions proved to be inhumane. Amanda Andrade-Rhoades for NPR hide caption toggle ...

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Dog leads rescuers to owner after falling 70ft while hiking

The dog’s owner, a 53-year-old man, fell nearly 70 feet while hiking with his canine companion on July 12 in Nevada County, Calif., according to a Nevada County Search and Rescue Facebook post. But it wasn’t until the next day that the man was able to reach an area with cell service and call for help. His steep fall left ...

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Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue called for unattended disposable barbecue

Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue teams have been called to report an open fire in a park in Kidlington. Crews found a disposal barbecue that had been left unattended and the fire had spread to the large log it was placed on. A spokesperson for Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue said: “Remember not to leave any fires or barbecues unattended, particularly in ...

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A Scottish gang member set a car on fire in a suspected arson attack in revenge following the shooting of a criminal clan as cops launch an investigation

COPS investigate a suspected revenge arson attack on the home of a gang member imprisoned for his role in a crime clan shootout. Chloe Walker’s car was set on fire in her driveway after her early release from an eight-year prison sentence. 1 Chloe Walker’s car was set on fire in her driveway after her early release from an eight-year ...

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Williamsburg rescue group tackles beagles at closed Envigo facility – Daily Press

WILLIAMSBURG — About 30 dogs rescued from a Cumberland kennel will soon call Williamsburg home. The local Homes Fur Hounds rescue should take in at least four beagle mothers and their litters along with 12-15 adult plus weaned puppies. The dogs are among approximately 4,000 dogs that will be removed from the Envigo facility, which bred dogs to be sold ...

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Recent Oak Island drownings prompt changes to improve safety

Since the start of peak beach season on Oak Island, four people have drowned in the island’s scenic waters. Most recently, a 52-year-old man suffered a rip current at the public beach access near the center of the island on July 3. The tragedy cast a dark cloud over the July 4 holiday and inspired change among the island’s first ...

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Body of Olympic National Park climber found by rescue team

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! National Park Service officials said late Wednesday that the body of a climber who went missing Monday night in Olympic National Park has been found. Sean Allen, 38, of Port Angeles, was found by rescuers using a helicopter to locate the man, whose body was at the southern end of Mounty Mystery, ...

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Police reminder on correct use of 999 as summer demand expected to rise

Police Scotland are reminding people to only dial 999 in an emergency. Police Scotland are reminding people to only dial 999 in an emergency as the service prepares for one of the busiest times of the year. The summer months see an increase in demand with people travelling, big events such as music festivals taking place and a return to ...

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The rescue plan committee begins its meeting | Heralrepublican

ANGOLA – Steuben County’s American Rescue Plan Act committee began meeting on Wednesday to determine how to spend the nearly $3.7 million the county will have. While no concrete plans were made, the committee outlined various ways the money could be used or, as Steuben County Board of Commissioners Chairman Wil Howard puts it, invested. The county received a total ...

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Homes destroyed by wildfires in London on hottest day

At least 41 homes have been damaged in the wildfires on the outskirts of London. (Representative) London: Several homes have been destroyed in wildfires in parts of London, which have seen extreme heat as temperatures topped 40 degrees Celsius for the first time on record. London Mayor Sadiq Khan said firefighters in the British capital yesterday experienced their busiest 24 ...

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Border Collie a Hero, ‘True Lassie’ at the Man Who Well 70 feet in the Tahoe National Forest

A man’s Border Collie acted like a ‘true Lassie’ after falling 70ft in a remote section of the Tahoe National Forest last week and the animal helped lead a search and rescue team to him, authorities said. The 53-year-old believed he broke his hip and ribs after falling on the night of July 12, NBC affiliate KCRA of Sacramento reported. ...

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Free asbestos and fire safety event for social housing providers

Free asbestos and fire safety event for social housing providers Wednesday August 3, 2022 – Merchants House of Glasgow (10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.) Are you or do you work for a social landlord based in Scotland? Do you have questions about your asbestos and fire responsibilities? Want to learn more about KPIs for resident safety? If you answered yes ...

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Diverse Erie’s new grant program offers up to $500,000 to local groups

Up to half a million dollars is available to organizations through a new grant program offered by Diverse Erie. The hope is to impact communities in Erie County. Grant applications are now being accepted for Diverse Erie’s new grant program called the Generational Impact Grant. Diverse Erie and the Erie County Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Commission launched the Generational Impact ...

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Person involved in vandalism and fires at two Bethesda churches has been identified, county police say

Montgomery County police say they have identified a person involved in the vandalism of two churches along Old Georgetown Road in North Bethesda. Three churches close to each other were vandalized over the weekend of July 9-10, including two that were set on fire, authorities said. At St. Jane Frances Parish in Chantal, a fire damaged several pews and several ...

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UK weather: ‘It’s no longer denial…it’s here’ – Why climate change will make this heatwave more dangerous | UK News

The UK could reach its highest temperature on record today or tomorrow, surpassing the current record of 38.7C (101F) set in Cambridge in 2019. The mercury can soar above 38°C (100°F), 39°C (102°F) or even 40°C (104°F) in parts of the country, with the current heat wave expected to peak on Tuesday, before cooler conditions arrive from the Atlantic, rather ...

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OKC Search & Rescue teaches Duncan residents to continue the search for a missing woman

DUNCAN, Okla. (KSWO) – Oklahoma City Metro Search and Rescue is wrapping up its search for a missing Duncan woman this weekend. Before the professionals leave, they train the citizens to search for 84-year-old Margie Pickens, who disappeared more than a month ago. The OKC Metro SAR team leaves Duncan, but some Duncan residents refuse to rest. “We will search ...

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San Diego comic book stores went through the wringer. Can Comic-Con come to the rescue?

When “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” was released in early May, customers walked into Mathias Lewis’ comic book shop to chat about the film. Many bought Doctor Strange stuff. Two months later, when “Thor: Love and Thunder” came out, people still wanted to talk. But few bought. “The desire is there,” said Lewis, owner of Knowhere Games and ...

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Missing person on the beach between Holkham and Wells Beach

Wells Coastal Lifeboat was called by HM Coastguard at 10.33pm to conduct a shoreline search for a missing person who had not returned to their car at the beach road car park, while she was walking with another person. The inshore lifeboat was launched at 10:46 p.m. outside the boathouse with three volunteer crew members on board and began a ...

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Snohomish County Volunteer Search and Rescue seeks funds

The nonprofit is seeking funds to help with equipment upgrades, a leaky roof, and other needs to continue its mission. SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – Every year, Snohomish County Volunteer Search and Rescue devotes more than 9,000 hours of service to more than 120 vital missions. Funded primarily by donations and made up of all unpaid volunteers, the nonprofit works with ...

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31C expected in parts of England on Sunday ahead of record highs

Temperatures are expected to reach 31C in central England on Sunday before record highs next week. The Met Office forecast dry weather for Wales, the Midlands, south east and south west England on Sunday as temperatures soar to 31C in most places when a orange extreme heat warning goes into effect. North West and North East England, as well as ...

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Municipal modernization program | Town of Georgina

Online survey The Town of Georgina and the Town of East Gwillimbury have partnered to review fire and emergency services.A survey was created to obtain input from each community to help plan the future of the fire service. Take the survey and share your thoughts on the Mission Statement, Vision Statement and Guiding Principles. Your feedback will help shape the ...

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Brecon Mountain Rescue team rescues ‘exhausted’ man lost in Elan Valley

A man has been rescued after being ‘exhausted and disoriented’ in Elan Valley this week. The Brecon Mountain Rescue Team came to the aid of the man after he called Dyfed-Powys Police for help after becoming lost in the area on July 11. The team searched the area with the help of Maritime Agency and Coastguard Rescue 187 and Search ...

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Vaccination is better than fighting fires and trying to treat a disease once it has taken hold

Farmers often view vaccines as expensive, but the reality is that unrealistic levels of biosecurity and husbandry are needed to prevent many common sheep diseases, yet vaccination is so much more cost effective and easier to implement. According to Veterinary Animal Husbandry Adviser, Dr. Kat Baxter-Smith of MSD Animal, managing disease through vaccination is better than “fighting fires” and trying ...

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East Carolina animal shelter rescues 14 puppies; exceeds capacity

GREENVILLE, NC (WITN) – When a western North Carolina animal shelter was overwhelmed after taking in more than 80 dogs, an East Carolina rescue stepped in to help. A group of 14 ten-week-old puppies arrived at the Humane Society of Eastern Carolina. They are part of a group of 80 dogs turned over to the Davidson County Animal Shelter last ...

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Dramatic rescue of Lizard lifeboat after motorboat hit rocks

The Lizard Lifeboat was involved in a dramatic rescue yesterday morning after a 41ft motorboat with three people on board hit rocks. The lifeboat crew were called at 6.24am on Wednesday July 13 after the boat struck rocks just west of Black Head. RNLB Rose was launched at 6.34am and arrived at the scene at 6.42am. When they arrived at ...

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Wanted felon shot dead after pulling gun on deputies at NW Harris County motel, sheriff says

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas (KTRK) — A wanted felon was fatally shot after pulling his gun on deputies at a northwest Harris County motel, officials said. At around 1.15pm, law enforcement said they were looking for a wanted man, 45, at a Scottish inn in the 15700 block of Kuykendhal Road. A deputy was inside the lobby doing investigative work when ...

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Covered California warns of higher health insurance costs if US bailout expires

With the scheduled recess of Congress at the end of July and health insurance markets finalizing their rates for the 2023 coverage year, timely action is critical in deciding the future of health insurance benefits. US rescue plan. The law, which provides more and expanded federal financial assistance and has helped millions of Americans get health insurance through the Affordable ...

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CRIMINAL FIRE? POLICE WORK WITH FIRE DEPARTMENT TO DETERMINE CAUSE OF PARKBURY FIRE – Island Echo

Hampshire Constabulary are working alongside the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service to establish the exact circumstances of yesterday’s fire at the derelict Parkbury Hotel in Sandown. As first reported by Echo of the IslandSeveral fire crews were mobilized to The Broadway at 7:00 p.m. just after smoke was seen coming from the roof of the old ...

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A prisoner threatens to commit suicide on top of a tree and falls into a rescue net

By Express press service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: A Kottayam native, who is serving a life sentence at Poojapura Central Jail, has created fear by raising a suicide threat after climbing a tree on Tuesday. Subhash, who was convicted of murder, gave the slip to prison officials as they took him out for office-related matters and climbed the tree. Although prison officials tried ...

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Highland Council set to meet Scottish Government landfill ban for biodegradable waste three years ahead of deadline after securing £58m deal for disposal of residual household and commercial waste

Click here to sign up for our curated newsletters! Construction is underway of the Longman Waste Transfer Station. Council awards Viridor £58m residual waste contract Approximately 72,000 tonnes of waste will be processed by Viridor each year Deal means local authority will meet 2026 landfill ban deadline Electricity from the Viridor waste energy plant will go into the national grid ...

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Belgorod: the new giant Russian submarine built for nuclear war

On July 8, the Russian Navy took delivery of K-329 Belgorod, the world’s longest nuclear-powered submarine, Russian submarine builder Sevmash said in a press release. Although Belgorod’s exact specifications have not been made public, Naval News reports that Belgorod’s Oscar II-class enlarged hull is estimated to be 178 meters long and 15 meters wide, making the only Typhoon-class submarine the ...

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Lough Derg RNLI responds to a Mayday from a sinking ship with 7 people on board

On Monday afternoon July 11, the Valentia Coastguard called out the Lough Derg RNLI lifeboat to launch to assist seven people on a 60ft vessel which was taking on water and sinking. The Valentia Coast Guard gave lifeboat volunteers the coordinates of the vessel, which was at a location south of Mountshannon Harbor on the County Clare coast. At 2:42 ...

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Chalmers team working on three-drone autonomous search and rescue system

Researchers from Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden are working on a new autonomous search and rescue system consisting of a marine vessel capable of launching a fleet of fixed-wing drones to explore a predefined area, as well as powered quadcopters live. Fleeing a war or disaster zone to take refuge in another country can sometimes involve the perilous crossing ...

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Fire 7 tablet drops to record low £24.99 for Amazon Prime Day – don’t miss out

AMAZON Prime Day starts tomorrow, but there are already some hot deals live. And one of our favorite discounts is for the Fire 7 tablets, which have been reduced to an all time low of just £24.99. 1 The 2019 Fire 7 tablet is now at its lowest price EVER for Prime Day Fire 7 tablet, 32GB, £24.99 (save £35), ...

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Coldstream Family Golf Tournament scores an ace for VSAR – Vernon Morning Star

They don’t need to search for people to participate or open their wallets. When Cheryl and Jody Lambert of Coldstream, owners of Geotech Drilling, host a golf tournament for Vernon Search and Rescue, friends, family and colleagues eagerly show their support. The second SOS For VSAR (Supporting Our Searchers) golf tournament was held recently at Vernon Golf and Country Club, ...

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Two churches vandalized and burned in Bethesda this weekend

Two Bethesda churches were vandalized and set on fire over the weekend in incidents that authorities say are linked. At 1:30 a.m. Saturday, the Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Department responded to a call about a fire at the North Bethesda United Methodist Church at 10100 Old Georgetown Road. The main part of the church was untouched and damage was ...

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Woman rushed to hospital after ‘stabbing’ Scots Tesco as cops lock down scene

A WOMAN has been rushed to hospital after an alleged ‘stabbing’ incident at a Scots Tesco. Cops locked down the scene outside the store on Dalmarnock Road in Rutherglen. 1 Cops locked down the scene at Tesco in DalmarnockCredit: Google Emergency services rushed to the store around 1.30pm today. It is understood the store was evacuated following the alleged incident. ...

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How a Danbury nonprofit plans to ‘save’ 1million pounds of food this year for households in need

DANBURY — The young group of seven volunteers from the Church of Latter-day Saints arrive at the Triangle Street warehouse in Danbury each week in two groups. First, the boys help sort and place on the shelves two truckloads of donated food dropped off that morning, then the girls come in to pack the over 100 boxes of food to ...

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LCBDDA collaborates with Rescue 1122 for life support and fire safety training – Latest News – The Nation

LAHORE- To establish community rescue service through basic care and fire safety training session, Lahore Central Business District Development Authority (LCBDDA), also known as Central Business District (CBD) Punjab, collaborated with Punjab Emergency Service Rescue 1122.The training session was conducted at CBD House Punjab. During this session, CEOs, middle managers and auxiliary staff of CBD Punjab received hands-on training ...

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A rescue mission has been triggered near TRNSMT amid fears over a person in River Clyde

A RESCUE operation was reportedly launched this afternoon amid fears that a person had gone missing in the water near the TRNSMT festival. Emergency services rushed to Glasgow’s Albert Bridge near Glasgow Green. 2 Police and water rescue teams could be seen scouring the area below the bridgeCredit: Alamy 2 Emergency services rushed to the scene of the incident near ...

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Burned-out vehicles found in Dundee as police confirm car stolen

Burned-out vehicles found in Dundee as police confirm car stolen Calendar An icon of a desktop calendar. to cancel An icon of a circle with a diagonal line across it. Caret A right-pointing solid arrow icon. E-mail An icon of a paper envelope. Facebook An icon of Facebook’s “f” mark. Google An icon of Google’s “G” mark. Linked to An ...

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