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2 hrs ago | CBS Local

Feds Expand Minnesota Flood Disaster Declaration

Last month President Barack Obama declared a disaster in eight Minnesota counties damaged by flooding, unleashing federal funds to help repair millions in damages.

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Related Topix: US News

2 hrs ago | Business Journal

Hurricane Sandy still means business for IEM

Jobs, too, have been created from the contract, though most of those positions are in New York.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy, US News

4 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Sens. Menendez and Booker announce $1.2 million in Sandy relief for Hoboken school

New Jersey Senators Robert Menendez and Cory Booker announced today that the Federal Emergency Management Agency is awarding Hoboken Catholic Academy nearly $1.2 million in federal Sandy relief funding for storm-related repairs.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Robert Menendez, US Senate, Hoboken, NJ, Democrat, Cory Booker

8 hrs ago | The Inquirer & Mirror

Governor signs bill lowering flood-insurance requirements

A bill that reduces the amount of federal flood insurance certain homeowners will be required to buy was signed by Gov. Deval Patrick last week in an attempt to mitigate floodinsurance premium hikes expected by expanded Federal Emergency Management Agency flood-risk maps.

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Related Topix: Deval Patrick, US Governors, US News, Weather, Mortgage, Personal Finance

12 hrs ago | Capital Weekly

Selectmen set goals, carry forward road maintenance funds

The list of more than two dozen goals covered a range of issues and tasks in nine categories: Board of Selectmen policies and procedures; economic development; budgeting, including a stronger relationship with Hope Elementary School and School Union 69 administrators; closer oversight of town employees, as well as recruitment of volunteers to serve ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News

Thu Jul 31, 2014

NorthJersey.com

The Record: FEMA under fire

IT'S BEEN nearly two years, but not everyone has been able to move on with their lives after the destruction caused by Superstorm Sandy.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, US Politics, Senator Bob Menendez, New Jersey, Opinion

Ohio.com

Two Summit County fire departments receive federal grants

Copyright i 1 2 2014 Beacon Journal Publishing Co. Inc and Black Press. All Rights Reserved.

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Related Topix: Summit County, OH, Fire, US News, Akron, OH

SanLuisObispo.com

Post-Katrina portable desal model would be good fit in Cambria

Cambria’s problem is not the wastewater system. It has more than enough capacity to handle the current needs of our community.

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Related Topix: Cambria, CA, San Simeon, CA, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, US News

Lake Chelan Mirror

Disaster Assistance and Eastern Washington Wildfires

A proclamation of emergency for the 20 Eastern Washington Counties by Gov. Jay Inslee on July 15 ordered state agencies to assist affected communities and for that assistance to be coordinated through the State Emergency Operations Center.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Governors, Small Business, Personal Finance

St. Petersburg Times

Church of the Bayou members serve the community as a family

In one classroom, workers for the Shepherd Center were holding an orientation for a mentoring initiative for women.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Tarpon Springs, FL, Home Gardening, Home, Weather, Rick Scott, US Governors, US News

Ventura County Reporter

Eye on the Environment

Drought is best time for flood planning Paradoxically, a drought is the best time to think about flood control.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Flood, Ventura County, CA, US News, Camarillo, CA

WALK 97.5

NYS: $300 Million to Elevate Flood-Damaged LI Homes

An estimated 6,500 home owners on Long Island are eligible for a portion of $300 million to elevate houses damaged by flooding during Superstorm Sandy, according to Governor Andrew Cuomo.

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Related Topix: Long Island, KS, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, US News, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy, Hurricane Irene

Times Herald-Record

Orange officials await FEMA response

Orange County officials say they're prepared to proceed with plans for a $74 million overhaul of the closed Government Center once they confirm the county can avert an outside review that threatened to delay or block the project.

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Related Topix: US News

Wed Jul 30, 2014

LongmontFYI

Colorado Gov. Hickenlooper presents Boulder County with $1.15 million flood check

Gov. John Hickenlooper presented Boulder County with a $1,154,463.38 check Wednesday in reimbursement for some of the flood-recovery expenses the county has incurred since last September.

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Related Topix: Boulder County, CO, US Governors, John Hickenlooper, US News

WITN

FEMA Expands Flood Zones, Greenville Residents Caught Off Guard

One neighborhood is upset after learning their homes have been added to a flood zone.

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FireHouse.com

Grant Helps Ohio FD Replace Aging Fire Apparatus

July 30--SPRINGFIELD TWP. -- Township officials are expected to accept a sizeable grant Thursday from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security that will allow their fire department to replace a fourth of its aging fleet of trucks.

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Related Topix: Fire, US Politics, US News, Sherrod Brown, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Akron, OH

CBS Local

Revere Officials Unsure What Financial Aid Will Be Available For Tornado Recovery

Revere officials and residents are still cleaning up from Monday's tornado and starting to wonder what funds might be available to help pay for repairs.

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Related Topix: Deval Patrick, US Governors, US News

WHDH

Federal aid unlikely in aftermath of Revere tornado

Families in Revere continued to clean up Wednesday, two days after an EF2 tornado ripped through the region.

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Related Topix: Revere, MA, Natural Disasters, US News

The Item

Menendez: Federal flood insurance system 'stacked against homeowners' after disasters

The federal flood insurance system is "stacked against homeowners" who try to file claims after disasters like Superstorm Sandy, Sen. Bob Menendez said Wednesday at a hearing where he confronted the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency that runs the program.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Bob Menendez

In El Dorado County

Sen. Ted Gaines asks for El Dorado County to be declare an emergency disaster area

Senator Ted Gaines yesterday sent the following letter to Gov.Jerry Brown to request that he issue an emergency proclamation designating portions of Amador and El Dorado Counties as disaster areas as a result of the devastating Sand Fire.

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Related Topix: El Dorado County, CA, US News

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