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3 hrs ago | WOZZ-FM Appleton

Central American immigrants could be coming to Wis...

Wisconsin might end up housing some of the thousands of children who are now flooding into the country from Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras.

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Related Topix: US News

6 hrs ago | Times Herald-Record

Sullivan officials look for storm help

Sullivan County officials are hoping to receive some federal assistance as they learned repairing damage from last week's storm could cost $3 million.

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Related Topix: Sullivan County, NY, Callicoon, NY, US News, Weather

10 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

9/11 Conspiracy Group Wins Signatures For New York Vote

A 9/11 conspiracy group has acquired enough signatures to mount a ballot referendum questioning if 7 World Trade Center collapsed due to the terrorist attacks or due to other factors.

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Related Topix: US News, Conservative Political News

14 hrs ago | Graham Leader

Obama official says immigrant kids draining funds

The Homeland Security agency responsible for removing immigrants who are in the country illegally will run out of money by mid-August unless Congress approves President Barack Obama's emergency request for $3.7 billion to help deal with a flood of child immigrants crossing the border illegally without their parents, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh ... (more)

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, 9, Nancy Pelosi, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Thu Jul 10, 2014

WaterWorld

EPA releases new flood management tool, helps communities be more flood resilient

On Tuesday, July 8, the Environmental Protection Agency released a new tool to help communities prepare for, deal with and recover from floods .

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

Federal Emergency Management Agency

Stay in Touch with FEMA

The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency remind survivors who registered for disaster assistance to stay in touch with FEMA.

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Related Topix: US News

KXLY-TV Spokane

Lake Spokane fire burns 900 acres

Firefighters are working to gain an upper hand on the Lake Spokane fire, which has burned 900 acres since Wednesday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Spokane, WA, Stevens County, WA, US News

KLAS-TV Las Vegas

Homeowners urged to take steps to flood-proof their homes

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has designated 1,700 local homes and businesses near Vegas Valley Drive and Nellis Boulevard as under a flood zone.

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Related Topix: US News, Weather

The Mount Pleasant Daily Voice

Briarcliff Manor Fire Department Gains $167K US Grant

The Briarcliff Manor Fire Department received a $167,451 grant from FEMA's Assistance to Firefighters Grant program, which will allow for an on-site oxygen system, mobile data terminal and pagers.

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Related Topix: Briarcliff Manor, NY, US News, US Politics, Nita Lowey, US House of Representatives, Democrat

QST

ARRL, FEMA to Sign Memorandum of Agreement at National Centennial Convention

The ARRL and the Federal Emergency Management Agency will sign a Memorandum of Agreement at the ARRL National Centennial Convention , which takes place July 17-19 at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford.

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Related Topix: US News, Hartford, CT

Wed Jul 09, 2014

KFVS12

Border surge overwhelming, officials tell Congress

FEMA administrator Craig Fugate and others appeared before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee a day after President Barack Obama asked Congress for $3.7 billion to deal with the immigration crisis.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Utah, US Supreme Court

PolitiFact

Tom Cotton: Says he 'voted for disaster relief and full funding of FEMA.'

A new ad out of the Tom Cotton for Senate campaign says Cotton "voted for disaster relief and full funding of FEMA."

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Mark Pryor, US Senate, Democrat, Arkansas, Arkansas Government, Barack Obama

KTIV-TV Sioux City

Lincoln County flood damage estimated at $2M

Officials in Lincoln County, South Dakota estimate recent flood damage to roads and bridges at more than $2 million.

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Related Topix: US News, Weather, Nebraska

Brandon Sun

Obama administration officials pledge 'we will stem this tide' of migrants at the border

Obama administration officials defended their response to the immigration crisis on the Southwest border Wednesday and pledged to get control of the flood of unaccompanied children arriving from Central America.

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WUWM

Border Crisis: Milwaukee Organization to Help House Central American Children, if Needed

Catholic Charities in Milwaukee is getting ready for the possible arrival of unaccompanied children who traveled to the U.S.-Mexico border.

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Jefferson Post Online Edition

Ashe Amateur Radio Club a Field DayR...

They invite the public to come and see ham radio's new capabilities and learn how to get their own FCC radio license before the next disaster strikes.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Ham Radio, US News

13WHAM

Feds approve $1.3M for Troy seawall project

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved $1.33 million for design and engineering work related to the project.

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, US News

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Times Leader

Jenkins Twp. residents give views on uses for FEMA-buyout land

The Board of Supervisors held a special meeting on Monday night to receive public input on possible uses for areas of its Port Blanchard section purchased through the Federal Emergency Management Agency flood buyout program.

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Switched

'Go Bag' Disaster Kit Could Help Close America's Preparedness Gap

Knowing what to have on hand in case of an emergency can be difficult, so the folks at The Open Company have created a "Go Bag" that they hope will help you be prepared for a disaster.

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Related Topix: US News, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Epidemic, Weather, Natural Disasters

13WHAM

Upstate NY counties get FEMA help

New York - The Federal Emergency Management Agency approved New York State's request for federal support in areas that have been effected by severe weather and flooding, Senators Schumer and Gillibrand announced Tuesday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Charles Schumer, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Senator Chuck Schumer, New York, Weather

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