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Theft, looting and other violent crime – Houston authorities announce formation of working group to fight Hurricane Harvey related fraud

  Coast Guard Atlantic Strike Team members search house to house in Port Arthur, Texas, Aug. 30, 2017 for people needing to be evacuated due to flooding in the area following Hurricane Harvey. In total, Coast Guard has saved more than 10,000 people. ( Coast Guard photo/Released)   Coast Guard…
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Dig Into Climate Ready Boston

Boston, MA: Climate change gets up close and personal with the City of Boston's educational map explorer tool -- you can now explore what the impacts of our changing climate will look in your neighborhood. This tool allows you to learn more about the data layers used in the Climate Ready Boston recommendations…
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Displaced from The White House, President Donald Trump remarks on the Opioid Crisis from New Jersey Office

Appalachian Highland Thrust Piedmont Province: Trump National Golf Club, Bedminster, New Jersey : THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you very much, Secretary Price, for your work to address the crisis of opioid, heroin, cocaine, and methamphetamines.  It is a tremendous problem in our country, and we’re going to get it taken care of as…
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Industrial Opioid Crisis – Mass First Responders Deploy 20,000 + Narcan Life Saving Doses in 2016

Opioid and Prescription Drug Abuse Crisis. Boston, MA: Like many states, Massachusetts is experiencing a prescription drug and heroin epidemic. Last year, more than 2,000 residents died of an overdose. Overdose deaths now outnumber those due to car accidents. Not only is this a public safety issue – it is…
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Homeland: “A Prepared Community is a Resilient Community”

Staten Island, New York: DHS word via USSTRONG COM : Good morning Chairman Donovan and members of the subcommittee. My name is Michael Byrne and I am the Deputy Regional Administrator for FEMA Region II. I was also the Federal Coordinating Officer in New York during the Hurricane Sandy response. Thank…
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Park Honoring Youngest Boston Marathon Bombing Victim to Open in 2017; Groundbreaking Spring 2016

BOSTON, MA: Thursday, December 10, 2015 - Today Mayor Martin J. Walsh, Governor Charlie Baker and the Richard Family announced a new park at Children's Wharf honoring Martin Richard, the youngest victim of the Boston Marathon bombings.  Located adjacent to Boston Children's Museum, the park will be designed by the…
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