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Coast Guard hones in on safe boating along the Hudson River

NEW YORK --The Coast Guard will be promoting safe boating on the Hudson River this summer as a result of the Ports and Waterways Safety Assessment (PAWSA) conducted last November. Over 200 stakeholders who live, work and recreate on the Hudson River participated in this process conducted by the Coast Guard and…
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Coast Guard urges preparedness for 2018 hurricane season. 4600+ reported killed in Puerto Rico Hurricane Maria, 143+ Sandy

Listen to local officials : If told to evacuate, do so immediately. You should consider evacuating if you live near bodies of water, a mobile home or high-rise building . The Coast Guard reminds the public and mariners to prepare for the 2018 hurricane season. The Atlantic hurricane season runs from June…
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HealingNYC: Mayor and First Lady Announce $22 Million Expansion of City’s Plan to Combat Opioid Epidemic

New investment will create peer intervention programs at more hospitals, increase naloxone distribution and connect more New Yorkers to treatment Staten Island NEW YORK—Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray today announced a $22 million annual investment to expand HealingNYC, the citywide plan to combat the opioid epidemic. …
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Maintenance Failure – Ski Lift Malfunction causes Riders to be Flung Off Chairs

WORLD – Georgia: – The Greater Caucasus Mountain Range. Gudauri Resort in the former Soviet Republic ski lift malfunctioned and rolled backwards out of control at high speed. The lift was loaded with mountain riders seeking uphill access. Skiers jumped as chairs crashed together near the lift’s loading area. Many…
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A Quarter Century Later, First WTC Attack Still Jarring for PA Leaders

New York City Strong - On February 26, 1993 the World Trade Center Twin Towers in NY experienced a terrorist attack. A truck bomb detonated under the North Tower killing 6 and failed to crash the North Tower into the South Tower. New York City, NY: By Steve Coleman, Media Relations Staff…
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After Parkland, President Trump Demands More Than Just Action. He Demands We Get It Right.

“It’s not going to be talk like it has been in the past. It’s been going on too long; too many instances. And we’re going to get it done.” President Donald J. Trump. Washington, DC: – President Donald J. Trump, Vice President Mike Pence, and Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos…
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Mayor de Blasio, Police Commissioner O’Neill Discuss Arrests in NYC Terror Plot

New York, NY: - Discussion of Arrests in NYC Terror Plot - Police Commissioner James P O’Neill: Good evening, everyone. Thanks for being here tonight. We’re here tonight with the Mayor, the Attorney from the Southern District Geoffrey Berman, the FBI Assistant Director of the New York Office Bill Sweeney,…
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DHS Statement On NBC fake News Coverage Of Election Hacking

WASHINGTON, DC: – Jeanette Manfra, National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD) Assistant Secretary for the Office of Cybersecurity and Communications, released the following statement regarding the recent NBC news coverage on the Department of Homeland Security’s efforts to combat election hacking. “Recent NBC reporting has misrepresented facts and confused the public…
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