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  1. Governor says bill for blizzard could hit $30MRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Boston Herald

    ... point in the next few weeks," he added. Snow and ice removal costs, however, are only eligible for reimbursement if FEMA specifically includes "snow assistance" as part of the disaster declaration. That is possible if a county has record snowfalls, ...

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  2. Major Benicia water pipeline damaged in quake repairedRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Vallejo Times-Herald

    BENICIA >> The Benicia Public Works Department has finished the repairs on a pipeline that carries water into the treatment plant, it was released Wednesday. The pipeline carries untreated Lake Berryessa water from the end of the Putah South Canal in Cordelia to the Benicia Water Treatment Plant.

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  3. Hamburg village board lays out 2015 budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Sun & Erie County Independent

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  4. Inside the Beltway: Baby boomers turn conservativeRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Washington Times

    The hippies of yore would never believe it. A jumbo-sized Gallup poll now reveals that baby boomers - who once espoused free love, flower power and took to the streets to protest most anything - now constitute a conservative stronghold.

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  5. FEMA 2014 Funding for New Mexico Tops $79 MillionRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Federal Emergency Management Agency

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency provided more than $79.4 million in 2014 funding to the New Mexico Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management , tribal governments and community partners for disaster recovery, mitigation and preparedness. "FEMA, in partnership with DHSEM and tribes, continues to provide funding to assist communities recovering from and mitigating against future damage," said FEMA Region 6 Administrator Tony Robinson.

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  6. FEMA 2014 Funding for Texas Exceeds $211 MillionRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Federal Emergency Management Agency

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency provided more than $211 million in 2014 funding to the Texas Department of Emergency Management and community partners for disaster recovery, mitigation and preparedness. "FEMA, in partnership with TDEM, continues to provide funding to assist communities recovering from and mitigating against future damage," said FEMA Region 6 Administrator Tony Robinson.

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  7. FEMA 2014 Funding for Arkansas Tops $47 MillionRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Federal Emergency Management Agency

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency provided more than $47 million in 2014 funding to the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management and community partners for disaster recovery, mitigation and preparedness. "FEMA, in partnership with ADEM, continues to provide funding to assist communities recovering from and mitigating against future damage," said FEMA Region 6 Administrator Tony Robinson.

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  8. Preparedness/ Planet X & Pole ShiftRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WMMV-AM Melbourne

    ... up, and possibly destroying the economy in order to exert more control on the populace. In the event of an emergency, FEMA recommends having food supplies for 72 hours, but Geo suggested that people who really want to be prepared for a longer term ...

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  9. Gov. Baker: Blizzard could cost state $30MRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Boston Herald

    ... point in the next few weeks," he added. Snow and ice removal costs, however, are only eligible for reimbursement if FEMA specifically includes "snow assistance" as part of the disaster declaration. That is possible if a county has record snowfalls, ...

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  10. Cheshire Considers Joining BRPC Pipeline GroupRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | IBerkshires

    Cheshire may not be able to afford commitment to a BRPC group that protects and provides information for municipalities about the Kinder Morgan pipeline. Town Administrator Mark Webber told the Selectmen on Tuesday night that he will attend the upcoming Berkshire Regional Planning Committee meeting in regards to the proposed Kinder Morgan natural gas pipeline that may pass through Cheshire.

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  11. City Planners Lay out Second Chapter of Murfreesboro 2035 PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Sidelines

    Associates from Kendig Keast Collaborative, a Texas community planning firm, gave a presentation on the development challenges and limitations that Murfreesboro city planners could expect to face on Tuesday night at Central Magnet High School. Kendig Keast Senior Associate Aaron J. Tuley and Associate Planner Frances Kellerman led the presentation, "Chapter 2" in "Murfreesboro 2035," a comprehensive plan for the city's next 20 years of projected growth.

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  12. St. John United Way will distribute grants for emergency food and shelter programsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | BayouBuzz.com

    For the 32nd year, St. John the Baptist Parish is preparing to distribute grants made available through the Department of Homeland Security/Federal Emergency Management Agency under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program. The grants will serve to supplement existing emergency food and shelter programs in the parish, recently announced Greg Maurin, a board member of the St. John United Way and chairman of the Local Emergency Food and Shelter Board.

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  13. LCEFS Board meetingRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Clearwater Progress

    Lewis County was chosen to receive $2,976 through the State Set-Aside Phase 31 of the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county. These funds are made available through the Federal Emergency Management Agency funded by the United States Congress.

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  14. University of Miami and Field Innovation Team Bring Gaming to Miami for Disaster PreparednessRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | PRWeb

    Community members, professors, emergency managers, and students gather to learn new techniques to build climate change resilience and disaster preparedness. Although Florida is known for its year round sunshine and glamorous beaches, the state is often hit by natural disasters, such as hurricanes, and climate change is a very real danger for the peninsula.

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  15. Bid process to start on Larose floodwallRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Sandy Guidry, a project engineer with Angelette-Picciola design firm, tells The Courier her company is finalizing the design package now and should start the bid process within the next two weeks. The $5 million floodwall will stretch from Larose to Lockport and is expected to help protect about 375 homes and 15 businesses on the east side of Bayou Lafourche.

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  16. Mardi Gras mockery is the theme of this week's #throwbackThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune

    Whenever New Orleanians get riled up about something, they have a unique outlet: They can pour their anger and frustration and creativity into making Mardi Gras floats that will mock their concerns and, perhaps, put them into perspective. It's an informal tradition that's almost as old as Mardi Gras itself, stretching from the grim days of Reconstruction to the period after the devastation wreaked by Hurricane Katrina and the floods that drowned the city when the levees failed.

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  17. FEMA maps may give bay shoreline most restrictive ratingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2010 | Lower Township Gazette

    Residents along the bay shoreline face steep increases in flood insurance if preliminary flood zone maps by the Federal Emergency Management Agency are approved, a coastal geologist said last week. Area residents may not have long to challenge the new maps, perhaps as little as three months, Stewart Farrell said at a township committee meeting, Wednesday, Jan. 21. Farrell, a marine geology professor at Richard Stockton College, was invited to the committee meeting to explain the impact of the potential FEMA map changes to area residents.

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  18. Library, schoolhouse work funded by Pocahontas grantsRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Messenger

    The basement of the historic Carnegie building in Laurens will be made waterproof with the aid of a $10,000 grant awarded Wednesday by the Pocahontas County Foundation. The grant to the Laurens city government was the largest one awarded during the annual meeting of the foundation and the Pocahontas County Economic Development Foundation at the Rialto Theatre.

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  19. City considers another extension for temporary housing until JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Minot Daily News

    The Minot City Council's Public Works and Safety Committee is recommending the council grant extensions to June 1, 2015, for owners whose permits have expired but whose units still remain. Three are in northwest Minot, one in the southeast and one in the northeast.

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  20. Chambers County, Texas Flood Maps Become Final in MayRead the original story

    Yesterday | PressReleasePoint

    ... Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), a voluntary protection program administered by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Flooding is the #1 natural disaster in the U.S. and only flood insurance covers these unexpected, damaging and sometimes ...

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