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3 hrs ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers

Knabb, Fugate speak at US hurricane conference

Emergency managers, forecasters and local government officials from Texas to Maine are meeting this week at the National Hurricane Conference in Orlando.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, The National, Entertainment, Television, US News

Tue Apr 15, 2014

WIBW-TV Topeka

K-State Students Explore Disaster Preparedness

Throughout the day FEMA representatives were on-hand teaching attendees the fastest ways to use sites like Twitter and Facebook to find critical disaster-related updates and connect with friends and loved ones during emergencies.

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Related Topix: US News

The City Wire

Rep. Cotton raises more than $4.28 million to fund Senate bid

Campaigns in Arkansas are well underway. Proof that they are more in campaign mode than fundraising mode is the lack of candidates announcing fundraising numbers following the end of the first quarter on March 31. Of the federal candidates running in the Northwest Arkansas and Fort Smith areas, only U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton, R-Dardanelle, Tommy Moll, ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Mark Pryor, US Senate, Arkansas, Democrat, Dardanelle, AR

The Wichita Eagle

Wichita school on track to get storm shelter pending funds from FEMA

Another Wichita school will get a storm shelter by August if funds from the Federal Emergency Management Agency come through as expected, district officials said.

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Related Topix: US News, Wichita, KS, Health

Federal Emergency Management Agency

2014 FEMA Individual and Community Preparedness Award Application Period Now Open

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency is pleased to announce that the application period for the 2014 Individual and Community Preparedness Awards is now open.

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Related Topix: US News

ComputerWorld

Big bucks going to universities to solve pressing cybersecurity issues

During a week in which everyone seemed to be searching for answers amid revelations of the Heartbleed bug , several universities and their partners announced new efforts to explore IT security advances.

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Related Topix: US News, University of Texas at San Antonio, Texas, University of Memphis, Norwich University, Cable & Satellite, Comcast

Claremore Daily Progress

No Public Meeting

The Rogers County Commissioners announced Monday they will not host a public meeting to address the findings of the recently released Oklahoma State Auditor's report.

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Related Topix: Rogers County, OK, US News, Management

HeraldNet

Mudslide victims get tax extension

Today's deadline applies even to people filing for an extension. Tax forms or requests for extensions must be filed either electronically or postmarked by the midnight deadline or filers will be subjected to late fees.

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Related Topix: Oso, WA, Tax, Snohomish County, WA, US News, Darrington, WA, Arlington, WA

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Monadnock Ledger-Transcript

Greenville: A year later, culvert work moves ahead

The town is moving forward with repairs to a concrete culvert on Livingston Road, after the project was delayed for more than a year.

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Related Topix: Greenville, NH, US News

The Mississippi Press

Mississippi drops lawsuit against Federal Flood Insurance Program

Mississippi's lawsuit against the Federal Flood Insurance Program will be withdrawn pending the Federal Emergency Management Agency's implementation of a new law passed by Congress meant to alleviate some of the dramatic rate increases facing Mississippi homeowners, Commissioner of Insurance Mike Chaney said today.

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Related Topix: Mississippi, Mississippi Government, US News

St. Cloud Times

Grant to fund mobile home park storm shelterGrant to fund mobile home ...

Grant to fund mobile home park storm shelter on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/2014/04/14/grant-fund-mobile-home-park-storm-shelter/7706835/ The Federal Emergency Management Agency's hazard mitigation grant program awarded $80,795 for the safe room, which will provide Melrose Mobile Home Park residents shelter during tornadoes ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, Weather

Great Bend Tribune

FEMA money to flow into county

In other business Monday morning, the Barton County Commission: Approved a proclamation at the request of 911 Director Doug Hubbard designating this as National Public Safety Telecommunications Week.

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Related Topix: US News, Barton County, KS, Great Bend, KS

News Max

Poll: NJ Voters Approve of Christie's Handling of Sandy Recovery

New Jersey voters approve of how Gov. Chris Christie has been handling the Superstorm Sandy recovery, according to a new Quinnipiac University survey, and only a few say they have changed their summer vacation plans because of the storm.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Chris Christie, US News

Cape Gazette

Public to comment on new FEMA flood maps

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has proposed changes to Dewey Beach flood maps.

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Related Topix: US News, Dewey Beach, DE, Rehoboth Beach, DE

San Mateo Daily Journal

Dogged determination: San Carlos dog, handler return from Washington mudslide

Being deployed to the front lines of one of the most tragic natural disasters to strike the West Coast was a job for which 4-year-old Amiga was born.

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Related Topix: Oso, WA, US News

Sun Apr 13, 2014

KOAT-TV

UNM Disasters.

THEN A HELICOPTER CRASH ATOP OUR STATE'S ONLY LEVEL 1 TRAUMA HOSPITAL. FIRST RESPONDERS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MEXICO HAVE BEEN TESTED LATELY-- BUT OFFICIALS SAY THOSE TEAMS WERE BETTER PREPARED, THAN THEY'VE EVER BEEN.

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Related Topix: Albuquerque, NM, US News

The Aiken Standard

Council to hear presentations on ice storm debris reimbursement

The City of Aiken's expenses associated with picking up ice storm debris and its reimbursement will be discussed at the City Council meeting on Monday.

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Related Topix: Aiken, SC, US News, Aiken County, SC, North Augusta, SC

Sat Apr 12, 2014

SouthCoastToday.com

The roots of and routes to homelessness in New Bedford

Mercy Meals & More is a free breakfast program that runs daily, which director Rev.

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Related Topix: New Bedford, MA, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, US News, Prison

Samoa News

As American Samoa remembers...

Today American Samoa marks the third year anniversary of the disaster that claimed the lives of 34 people, causing millions of dollars in damage to homes and property.

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Related Topix: Oceania, American Samoa, World News, US Governors, Togiola Tulafono, US News

GantDaily.com

Long After Sandy, Red Cross Post-Storm Spending Still a Black Box

Following Superstorm Sandy, donors gave $312 million to the American Red Cross. How did the aid organization spend that money? Red Cross officials told ProPublica the organization has spent or committed $291 million on Sandy through the end of February 2014.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Non-Profit, Life, Charity , US News

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