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56 min ago | The Times

Money coming for job retraining

The federal government finally released the National Emergency Grant money after months of back and forth with the state's WorkForce people, gathering greater specifics on how the retraining of 94 oystermen would be carried out.

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Related Topix: US News

5 hrs ago | WVNY

VT Officials Request Federal Damage Assessment For Flooding

Vermont officials are asking the Federal Emergency Management Agency to conduct a damage assessment in areas affected by flooding from April 15-18.

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Related Topix: US News, US Governors, Peter Shumlin

9 hrs ago | WDRB-TV Louisville

FEMA approves winter storm grants for 19 Indiana counties

Tenants of Drumanard property owe Kentucky Transportation Cabinet more than $14,000 in back rent, according to documents and interviews.

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Related Topix: US News, Kentucky Government, Kentucky, Indiana, US Governors, Mike Pence

13 hrs ago | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Two dead in 96th St. crash

HopCat is the name of the $2.5 million restaurant and bar which will be located on the bottom floor of the new parking garage at the corner of Westfield Boulevard and College Ave. HopCat is the name of the $2.5 million restaurant and bar which will be located on the bottom floor of the new parking garage at the corner of Westfield Boulevard and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Indianapolis, IN, US Governors, Mike Pence, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Snohomish County to get $7.6M from FEMA

The payment from FEMA's Public Assistance Grant Program was announced Tuesday as President Obama toured the site of the March 22 Oso mudslide.

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Related Topix: Snohomish County, WA, US News, US Politics, Maria Cantwell, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Suzan DelBene

Patch.com

FEMA America's PrepareAthon April 30th

FEMA Invitation to Participate in America's PrepareAthon! We invite you to register your participation in America's PrepareAthon!, a nationwide campaign to improve the Nation's resilience.

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Related Topix: US News

The Monroe Monitor & Valley News

Mt. Index slide victims could get FEMA help along with Oso

Buildings and trees remain toppled at the Mt. Index Riversites, where a landslide closed off access to the community several weeks before the Oso landslide.

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Related Topix: Index, WA, Oso, WA, US News, Snohomish County, WA

WTHI-TV Terre Haute

FEMA OKs aid for 19 Indiana counties hit by storm

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved disaster aid for 19 Indiana counties hit by a January storm that brought paralyzing snow and frigid readings.

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Related Topix: US News, Indiana, US Governors, Mike Pence

KDLT-TV Sioux Falls

SD Electric Co-op Getting Aid For Storm Repairs

An electric cooperative in western South Dakota is getting more than $20 million to help cover damages caused by an early October blizzard.

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Related Topix: South Dakota, US News

KELO-TV Sioux Falls

State, FEMA Award $20 Million To Grand Electric

Grand Electric Cooperative has been awarded more than $20 million for damages caused by the October, 2013, blizzard.

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Related Topix: US News

Patch.com

Toms River Getting $1.03 Million FEMA Grant To Help Fix Ortley Beach Roads

Toms River will receive a federal grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency in the amount of $1,027,809.89, U.S. Rep. Jon Runyan, R-Ocean, Burlington, has announced.

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Related Topix: US News, Toms River, NJ, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy

San Mateo Daily Journal

Flood insurance woes: San Mateo residents in FEMA flood zone still contending with escalating rates

A big backyard, fruit trees, hardwood floors, brick walkway, a friendly neighborhood and visions of raising a family first attracted Cynthia Newton to buy her home in the North Shoreview neighborhood of San Mateo in 1996.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, US News, San Mateo, CA, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Weather

KTEN-TV Denison

Denison City Council approves adding micro-breweries downtown

It was a scary school day for students in Madill. A search for three suspects led school administrators to lock down the campus for most of the day.

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Related Topix: Madill, OK, US News

Mon Apr 21, 2014

KTEN-TV Denison

FEMA denies claim for December ice storm damage again

The state of Texas will have to pay for damage from December's ice storm out of pocket.

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Related Topix: US News, Durant, OK, Oklahoma, Ardmore, OK

SILive.com

Elected officials promise to fight for Sandy funding amidst reports it could go elsewhere

Elected officials are promising to fight for the region's fair share of federal relief dollars amidst a report that upwards of $1 billion in the remaining rebuilding funding could be spent on disasters other than Hurricane Sandy.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy, US News, US Politics, Charles Schumer, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Michael Grimm, New York

ThinkProgress

The Jersey Shore Rebuilds Higher After Superstorm Sandy

Earlier this month, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection announced the recipients of the first hazard-mitigation elevation grants.

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Related Topix: Brigantine, NJ, Atlantic County, NJ, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, US News, Liberal Political News

WHJJ-AM Providence

Rhode Islanders Seek Grants to Elevate Homes

Some Rhode Island residents are seeking federal grant money to help pay for elevating their homes to reduce the risk of flooding - and avoid spikes in flood insurance rates.

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Related Topix: Barrington, RI, US News

Newsday

Asharoken to receive federal funds to build a new Village Hall

The Village of Asharoken will receive federal funds to help replace its Village Hall, which was flooded during superstorm Sandy and left unusable.

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Related Topix: Asharoken, NY, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Steve Israel

Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Republic

Grant will give Elizabethtown 1st tornado siren

The Bartholomew County Commissioners this week signed off on a $14,370 grant originally awarded through the Federal Emergency Management Agency to pay for the siren.

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Related Topix: Elizabethtown, IN, US News

Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Norwalk Daily Voice

Norwalk Offers Grants From Hurricane Sandy Relief Fund

Norwalk residents with Hurricane Sandy recovery needs that were not met by homeowner, renter and/or flood insurance, or federal loans can now receive aid from the Sandy Relief Fund.

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

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