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37 min ago | Loudoun Times

First residential helipad coming to western Loudoun?

The CEO of Sterling-based JK Moving Services has submitted a special exception application for permission to build a helipad on his 540-acre Egypt Farm in Purcellville.

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Related Topix: Sterling, VA, Purcellville, VA, Loudoun County, VA, Bluemont, VA, US News

4 hrs ago | NOLA.com

Bush-area fire department gets $294,500 federal grant for vehicle purchase

St. Tammany Parish's 9th Fire Protection District , which covers the Bush area, will receive a $294,500 grant to buy a new vehicle, U.S. Sen. David Vitter announced Wednesday .

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Related Topix: Bush, LA, Fire, US Politics, David Vitter, US News, US Senate, Republican

8 hrs ago | UnionLeader.com

Despite damage to roads, FEMA is not an option in Winchester

"As of yet, there is no funding. There is not going to be any FEMA funds. We're on our own right now," Walker said.

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Related Topix: US News, Winchester, NH

Wed Jul 23, 2014

KHQ-TV Spokane

Deputies searching for man after attempted child luring in Post Falls

Deputies said the enticing attempt happened around 4 p.m. Tuesday in Post Falls.

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Related Topix: Post Falls, ID, Kootenai County, ID, Fire, US News

GPB.org

Obama Declares Emergency As Huge Fires Burn In Washington State

A burned-out car sits in front of a ruined house in this photo taken Sunday near Pateros, Washington.

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Related Topix: Pateros, WA, Weather, Fire, US News

NOLA.com

FEMA administrator says just because a home never flooded...

Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Craig Fugate told senators Wednesday that Congress still must address the long-term financial stability of the National Flood Insurance Program.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat

Sys-Con Media

Realtors(R) Commend FEMA for Effective Implementation of Flood Insurance Reforms

There are additional steps that need to be taken, however, to fully address remaining issues.

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Related Topix: US News, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

KZIM-AM Cape Girardeau

FEMA green-lights Jackson Community Center safe-room funding

Southeast Missourian The Jackson Community Center is one step closer to becoming a reality.

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Related Topix: US News

KHQ-TV Spokane

$126,000 raised so far! Your contribution is needed for fire victims

KHQ.COM - People across the Northwest have shown their desire to help those affected by the Carlton Complex fire burning in Okanogan County.

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Related Topix: Fire, Okanogan County, WA, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, US News

Front www.keysnet.com

FEMA gets Keys input into new flood maps used to set insurance premiums

Upper Keys residents and federal engineers look over new topographic maps of the Florida Keys Monday in Key Largo as part of a study to create highly detailed flood-insurance maps.

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Related Topix: US News, Key Largo, FL

Recorder

Residents map out flood plain information

At an open house Tuesday at the county annex building on Park Street, officials from the state Department of Environmental Conservation and the Federal Emergency Management Agency sat with residents to discuss changes to Montgomery County's preliminary Digital Flood Insurance Rate Map and the insurance program, which are expected to be finalized in ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, Montgomery County, NY, Canajoharie, NY

Autoblog

Two Wheels: When trouble hits, Portland will turn to bikes for disaster relief

Forget FEMA. Portland, Oregon's relief if and when the Big One hits might just come in the form of an army of bike riders.

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Related Topix: US News

The Times Leader

Wilkes-Barre swears in newest firefighter at City Hall ceremony

Praise from the mayor and the fire chief highlighted Tuesday's swearing in of the city's newest firefighter/EMT, Travis Temarantz.

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Related Topix: Wilkes-Barre, PA, Luzerne County, PA, US News

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Newsday

Long Island to get $144M in state Sandy repair funds, says Cuomo

New York State will provide about $144 million to municipalities in Nassau and Suffolk counties to fund superstorm Sandy repair costs not covered by the federal government, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Nassau County, NY, US News

ReporterHerald.com

Slow FEMA action forces county to dip into reserves

Codi Severin, left, and Tim Hodge, right, both with Loveland Barricade, make sure no cars enter the closed road Tuesday in the 18000 block of Buckhorn Road west of Loveland.

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Related Topix: US News, Loveland, CO, Larimer County, CO

KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

City of Moore misses out on FEMA money

CHILDREN THERE WILL GO UNTIL JANUARY. THE ORIGINAL CONTRACT WAS SET TO RUN OUT IN A FEW MONTHS.

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Related Topix: US News

Las Vegas Newstrip

Promoting the Benefits of Wireless Alerts

People may be surprised to learn that an emergency alert can be sent to their mobile phones, providing them with the life-saving information they need during an emergency.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood, US News

KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

City of Moore unable to secure FEMA funds for shelters

More than a year after an EF-5 tornado cut a path of destruction in Moore, a new study revealed the city did not qualify for millions in FEMA assistance.

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Related Topix: US News, Oklahoma

Hayfield Herald

FEMA checks out flood damage in Dodge County

Dodge County Emergency Management Director Matt Maas shows FEMA officials and Minnesota Homeland Security and Emergency Management personnel the areas that they will be touring on their damage assessment location visits.

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Related Topix: Dodge County, MN, US News, Weather

The Bennington Banner

FEMA won't fund rebuilding of culverts

The Obama administration launched an initiative Wednesday aimed at helping local communities better prepare for the impacts of climate change, but one of Vermont's key recommendations to the president was not included.

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Related Topix: US News, Vermont, US Governors, Peter Shumlin

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