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28 min ago | New Jersey Herald

Byram teen's do-it-yourself catamaran sets sail

Pearl Wood, the eldest resident of the Homestead, celebrated her 104th birthday on Monday with friends, family and staffers at the nursing home.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Labor Day, Sussex County, NJ, US News

Mon Sep 01, 2014

UnionLeader.com

New fire training facility proposed in Nashua

The city's fire department applied for and was awarded an Assistance to Firefighters grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to build a mobile training facility.

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Related Topix: Fire, Nashua, NH, US News

Fort Morgan Times

A year after 2013 flood, families waiting, hoping for mortgage relief

The "lodge" - where Terry Mayes' parents spent their days when they visited and where her father hung his game trophies - has 4 feet of sand and rock inside.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Lyons, CO, Boulder County, CO, US News

SouthCoastToday.com

Freetown residents asked to review FEMA flood maps

Town officials are asking residents to review four flood maps that cover parts of East Freetown and were released by the Federal Emergency Management Agency .

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Related Topix: US News, Freetown, IN

Patch.com

September is National Preparedness Month

If an emergency occurred tomorrow, such as severe weather or a natural disaster, would you be ready? September is National Preparedness Month.

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Related Topix: Weather, US News

Detroit Free Press

FEMA official answers Metro Detroit flood questions

She was in metro Detroit last week with about 20 other FEMA officials, as they inspected damage from the Aug. 11 flooding,prior to decisions by Gov. Rick Snyder and President Barack Obama as to whether metro Detroit is to receive federal disaster aid.

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Related Topix: US News, Detroit, MI, Rick Snyder, US Governors

Detroit Free Press

No sure bet on feds covering rain damage

Diane Picard, 59, of Warren, center, speaks to members of FEMA and Michigan State Police on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, as they tour along the 24100 block of Eureka.

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Related Topix: US News, Detroit, MI, Royal Oak, MI

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Asbury Park Press

Jersey Shore: What's going on in your town?Jersey Shore: What's going ...

Jersey Shore: What's going on in your town? What's going on in your town? Find out here.

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Related Topix: US News, Home Gardening, Home

MLive.com

Muskegon top headlines: Teen gunshot wound, Port of Muskegon development and new MCC science center

A 13-year-old boy was treated at a local hospital for a gunshot wound to his lower leg and foot, suffered at Muskegon High School during the Friday night football game, according to Muskegon police.

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Related Topix: Muskegon, MI, US News

Asbury Park Press

Sandy homeowners in and out of rental home marketSandy homeowners in...

Sandy homeowners in and out of rental home market Homeowners looking to elevate encountering longtime rental supply problem Check out this story on app.com: http://on.app.com/1pvtvbU Margaret Quinn and her family have been living in their Sandy-damaged home in Toms River, but have experienced frustration in searching for a rental where they would ... (more)

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Toms River, NJ, Real Estate, US News, Chris Christie, US Governors, Ocean County, NJ

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Observer

FEMA owes nothing for bad decision

If a community outside of our region was attempting to scam federal funding for purchasing an overpriced building outside of its borders, many taxpayers would be up in arms.

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Related Topix: US News, Silver Creek, NY

WDSU-TV New Orleans

Residents protest lack of recovery from Hurricane Katrina

Residents took to the streets in the Lower Ninth Ward Saturday to memorialize the thousands who lost their lives and to protest what they call a lack of recovery in their community.

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Related Topix: US News

The Montgomery Advertiser

Pine Level, Booth and Autaugaville volunteer fire departments battle a structure fire in 2011.

Autauga Co. firefighters group to get 130 air packs Autauga County Firefighters Association gets $614,250 FEMA grant Check out this story on montgomeryadvertiser.com: http://www.montgomeryadvertiser.com/story/news/local/progress/2014/08/30/autauga-co-firefighters-group-get-air-packs/14872811/ Volunteer firefighters in Autauga County received good ... (more)

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Related Topix: Fire, Autaugaville, AL, Pine Level, AL, Booth, AL, Autauga County, AL, US News

Newsday

Fire departments win $250,000 grant for air tanks, gear

The Sound Beach Fire Department at 152 Sound Beach Blvd. in Sound Beach, became incorporated in 1931.

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Related Topix: Sound Beach, NY, Fire, Port Jefferson, NY, US News

Patch.com

Toms River Council Amends Contract With Sandy Debris Monitoring Firm

The Toms River Council recently unanimously approved an contract amendment with the company used for debris monitoring services after Superstorm Sandy.

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Related Topix: Toms River, NJ, US News

Northwest Asian Weekly

Twisp mayor leads during town crisis

"I had no aspirations to be the mayor," recalled Twisp's mayor, Soo Ing-Moody. Yet, the former sociologist and bed and breakfast owner has spearheaded the effort to help the citizens of this small town in Okanagan county back from the devastating July Carleton complex fires and subsequent flooding that has ravaged the area.

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Related Topix: Twisp, WA, US News

Federal Emergency Management Agency

Be Disaster Aware. Take Action to Prepare. National Preparedness Month Launches September 1

September is National Preparedness Month, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency encourages everyone to make disaster preparedness a priority.

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Related Topix: US News, Weather

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Detroit News

Warren mayor wants insurance reform in wake of floods

Dennis and Debbie Gerbe in their flooded basement in Warren on Aug. 12. Mayor James Fouts is calling for the state Legislature to reform flood insurance after receiving complaints from residents who thought they were covered but found out that they weren't after the Aug. 11 rainstorm.

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Related Topix: Rick Snyder, US Governors, US News

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Comparison of hurricane exposure methods and associations with county ...

EPA Home A Science Inventory A Comparison of hurricane exposure methods and associations with county fetal death rates, adjusting for environmental quality Grabich, S., C. Gray, K. Rappazzo, L. Messer, J. Jagai, AND D. Lobdell.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law, US News

Boston.com

Images From Hurricane Katrina, 9 Years Later

Nine years ago today, at 6 a.m. on August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast of the United States as a Category 3 storm.

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Related Topix: Prison, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, US News, New Orleans, LA

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