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Center For Domestic Preparedness: 20 Million awarded in facility updates for training, student lodging, cafeteria and other on site projects

Center For Domestic Preparedness      CDP to receive $20M to enhance facilities The Center for Domestic Preparedness will receive an additional $20 million to modernize facilities, courtesy of the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act of 2019. The funding boost was first announced Friday by U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.), chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee. In a release, the ...

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Deputies arrest man after raid with more than 15 pounds of marijuana, hundreds of edibles

  Fox Carolina      COWPENS, SC (FOX Carolina) – Cherokee County Sheriff Steve Mueller announced Wednesday that a man had been arrested for trafficking marijuana after deputies found large quantity of marijuana and numerous edible marijuana products at a home on Crenshaw Road. “This bust should be a wake-up call to parents as the types of products on the market ...

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School bus driver administered narcan after crashing in New Jersey

ABC7       NEWARK, New Jersey (WABC) — The driver of a school bus carrying children with special needs was revived with the narcotic overdose drug Narcan after crashing in New Jersey Wednesday, according to authorities, and now she is under arrest. Police said 57-year-old Lisa Byrd was charged with 12 counts of endangering the welfare of a child, driving while ...

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Grand Canyon visitors, employees may have been exposed for years to radiation

ABC7      GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK (KABC) — Tourists and employees may have been exposed to dangerous radiation levels at the Grand Canyon, federal officials said. Three paint cans stored in the Grand Canyon National Park’s museum collection were full of radioactive uranium for decades. The cans have been removed after being discovered. However, according to the park’s safety director, thousands ...

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$13 million worth of meth found in trailer with frozen strawberries at Texas port

Fox Carolina News     A truck driver hauling frozen strawberries from Mexico into the United States is in custody after customs officers at a Texas port found nearly $13 million worth of methamphetamine hidden in the trailer. In a statement, Customs and Border Protection said officers working at the Pharr-Reynosa International Bridge cargo facility Saturday encountered a 42-year-old male Mexican ...

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Mexican Army Seizes 2 Tons of Meth, 17,000 Fentanyl pills near U.S.

BreitbartNews.com   Elements of the Mexican Army seized more than 2 tons of methamphetamine, cocaine, heroin, fentanyl, and marijuana during separate security operations in the border states of Sonora and Baja California late last week. The busts yielded one arrest. The first incident occurred in the II Military Region near Ensenada. Troops spotted a truck on a dirt road in an ...

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Firefighters rescue worker trapped at bottom of 40-foot hole in Ballantyne

WSOCTV.com     CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Emergency crews worked tirelessly Tuesday morning to rescue a contractor who they said was stuck at the bottom of a 40-foot concrete hole in the Ballantyne area. Police and fire crews were called just after 10:30 a.m. to the scene off Bridgehampton Club Drive, near Ardrey Kell Road. Chopper 9 Skyzoom flew over the scene ...

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Massive Tanker Fire Causes Huge Mess on I-91 in Rocky Hill

       NBC Connecticut   A tanker truck caught fire on I-91 in Rocky Hill Sunday morning, causing a huge inferno and shutting down both sides of the highway for hours. The fire started around 6:20 a.m. on the northbound side of I-91 between exits 23 and 24, according to police. The truck was carrying 8,000 gallons of gasoline, which fueled the ...

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CNU fraternity house still off-limits 11 days after hazmat situation

Wavy.com     NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — Frustrated students at Christopher Newport University are trying to get their items back from where they lived. 11 days ago, hazmat crews entered their fraternity and removed dangerous chemicals. The area remains off-limits. Benjamin Williams is one of the nine fraternity brothers who were displaced, and he can’t get his stuff. “My desktop computer, I ...

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Sunnyvale officer hospitalized after possible fentanyl exposure

The Mercury News    SUNNYVALE — A Sunnyvale police officer was in stable condition after he was overcome by possible fentanyl exposure while handling a suspect’s drug package Wednesday night, authorities said. The accidental drug release prompted an overnight evacuation of Sunnyvale Department of Public Safety headquarters. Six other officers were taken to the hospital for a precautionary medical evaluation and ...

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