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  1. Bridge bill detail, other measures approved by councilRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Herald-Citizen

    The Cookeville City Council recently adopted a bridge bill setting the mandatory retirement age at 60 for the city's commissioned police officers and fire fighters. And council members at this week's regularly scheduled meeting put the bridge bill in writing by voting to amend the city's personnel policies and procedures manual to reflect the change.

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  2. Families celebrate 4th of July in DensionRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | KXII-TV Sherman

    Two hundred and thirty nine years ago, 13 colonies adopted the Declaration of Independence, and American hasn't stop celebrating since. Families flocked to Forest Park in Denison, to kick back, show their American Pride, and even to ponder what the day means; and how differently life would be like if the United States never came to be.

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  3. Two men rescued from Lake TexomaRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | KXII-TV Sherman

    Sheriff Ed Kent says two men were coming in from canoeing on Lake Texoma, near Washita Point, when strong winds pushed them back out into the lake. Kent says the two men were knocked into the water, but both men were wearing their life jackets.

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  4. Family of man fatally shot in Colbert speaks outRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 8 | KXII-TV Sherman

    MAYSVILLE, Okla.- A man was shot and killed after attempting to rob a couple at the Love's gas station in Colbert and then following them and injuring both June 3rd. Now, his family is speaking out.

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  5. Firework sales up because of heavy rainfallRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | KXII-TV Sherman

    Heavy rainfall in the last two months and an absent burn ban has flooded people out of their homes and to fireworks stands across Texoma making it an above average season for many stand owners. "I do know we have done definitely above average, said Chance Griffin, a sale representative at Highway 77 South Fireworks in Ardmore.

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  6. Disaster, damage numbers rise, but it isn't clear whether Kansas is less safeRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

    ... Management Agency showed 29 disasters were declared in Kansas from 2004 to 2013, the last year included. The rest of FEMA's history, from 1953 to 2003, showed 27 disasters in Kansas. There wasn't a pattern of increases in declared disasters. The ...

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  7. 4th of July one of most hazardous times for lightningRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... can zap you by transferring the energy lightning produces into your body. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is in the middle of a seasonal campaign, issuing alerts on lightning safety and advising people on ways to avoid being struck. ...

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  8. DCTA looks at cost of repairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Denton Record-Chronicle

    ... - need to be addressed at the Bus Operations and Maintenance Facility on Teasley Lane in Denton. In a week or two, FEMA will have a meeting with local agencies and municipalities to discuss funding, repair and reimbursement dates. "Once they do ...

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  9. Lake Murray fireworks show affected by rainRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KXII-TV Sherman

    Two upper level waves will interact with a warm and very moist air mass to generate thunderstorms through Saturday. Lightning and torrential rainfall that could cause flash flooding are the primary threats...with a secondary threat of damaging winds.

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  10. Turner Falls reopens for Fourth of July weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KXII-TV Sherman

    ... damages that we had that has to be repaired...it it's a huge impact on the local community," Standifer said. "Maybe [FEMA will] come in with some money to help rebuild and [there is a] possibility we could get some financial assistance due to the ...

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  11. OSBI investigating fatal shooting in ColbertRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KXII-TV Sherman

    Two upper level waves will interact with a warm and very moist air mass to generate thunderstorms through Saturday. Lightning and torrential rainfall that could cause flash flooding are the primary threats...with a secondary threat of damaging winds.

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  12. Mother speaks out against cyber bullyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KXII-TV Sherman

    Two upper level waves will interact with a warm and very moist air mass to generate thunderstorms through Saturday. Lightning and torrential rainfall that could cause flash flooding are the primary threats...with a secondary threat of damaging winds.

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  13. to the Rescue - AgainRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Fort Bend Star

    ... the third time I've been flooded," says some mouth-breather. "The National Guard done had to rescue me and my 12 dogs. FEMA promised me money to rebuild." Like most people, my heart goes out to the poor fellow and to his dogs. His house is a mess. ...

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  14. FEMA Adds Ellis CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Ennisdailynews.com

    ... nd June 19, according to the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

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  15. Denison Music on Main changes venueRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 8 | KXII-TV Sherman

    Two upper level waves will interact with a warm and very moist air mass to generate thunderstorms through Saturday. Lightning and torrential rainfall that could cause flash flooding are the primary threats...with a secondary threat of damaging winds.

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  16. Highport Marina changes Fourth of July plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 8 | KXII-TV Sherman

    Two upper level waves will interact with a warm and very moist air mass to generate thunderstorms through Saturday. Lightning and torrential rainfall that could cause flash flooding are the primary threats...with a secondary threat of damaging winds.

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  17. All Good debate continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Martinsburg Journal

    ... meeting June 24, the board members voted 4-2 to recommend event staff follow the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) guidelines for a mass event or outdoor festival. As far as EMS staffing at the All Good Music Festival itself, Kelley said ...

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  18. Study: Midwest flood risks could be underestimated by 5 feetRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Columbian

    As states like California grapple with drought and water shortages, cities in the Midwest are facing the exact opposite problem: rising floods. A new study published in the Journal of Earth Science says flood risk in the Midwest may be underestimated by as much as 5 feet, which could have a serious impact on flood insurance plans and development in the nation's floodplains.

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  19. West Lafayette seeks firefighter grant extensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Journal and Courier

    ... salaries, but it won't be able to use all the money in time. Fire Chief Tim Heath said he's working on a deal with FEMA for an extension on the funding. Heath said both of Indiana's senators, Dan Coats and Joe Donnelly, have delivered letters to ...

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  20. Mold under control at police officesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Newms360.com

    ... for someone to buy the building as-is. "On the Front Street building, we are still waiting on a determination by FEMA if they will approve the alternate project. We haven't finished all the paperwork and are still going through the process." The ...

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