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US Appalachian Highland Thrust and Lower Atlantic Seaboard: Strong Flood Warning

A complex weather pattern promises to deliver more heavy rainfall to the east coast that is already dealing with flooding. Rainfall totals topped 11 inches in VA. A historic Covered Bridge in Woodwine, VA was completely washed away by the girth of force-full accumulated water flows. Hurricane Joaquin is also heading North and…
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Keeping Boston Safe: BPD and Boston University Team Up

Keeping Boston Safe: BPD and Boston University Team Up to Create Video Examining the Dangers of Indecent Assault September 12, 2015 Keeping Boston Safe: Members of the BPD's Sexual Assault Unit and a group of graduate students from Boston University recently got together to create a video designed to educate…
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Katie Brown embraces humanitarian role in Nepal

Boston, MA: via northeastern; Katie Brown was in her third-​​floor apart­ment in Kath­mandu when a earth­quake struck Nepal in April, killing more than 9,000 people and causing some $10 bil­lion in damage. Upon seeing her kitchen col­lapse and her win­dows shatter, she dropped to the floor and crawled into her bath­room to…
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National Security Cutter, James Pulls into Boston Harbor

The Coast Guard’s latest 418-foot National Security Cutter, James (WSML 754), pulls into Boston Harbor Aug. 3, 2015. The James is the fifth of eight planned National Security Cutters – the largest and most technologically advanced class of cutters in the Coast Guard’s fleet. The cutters’ design provides better sea-keeping,…
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New Coast Guard National Security Cutter Sails into Boston Harbor

The Coast Guard Cutter James is docked at the Ingalls Shipbuilding yard in Pascagoula, Miss., June 5, 2015. The James is the fifth of eight planned ships in the Coast Guard's Legend-class of technologically advanced multi-mission cutters. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Carlos Vega BOSTON — The…
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Abolishing 2nd Amendment Wouldn’t Stop Murders and Terrorists

Boston Herald July 26, 2015: Adriana Cohen: We need more measures than just gun control. It seems like every week we hear of another mass shooter taking innocent lives. If this is the new normal, how can anyone feel safe? Is more gun control the answer? Think again. Chicago has the strictest gun…
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