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Remarks by President Trump on Combating the Opioid Crisis

Manchester Community College - Manchester, New Hampshire - 2:35 EDT. - NHSTRONG .com News - THE PRESIDENT: Thank you to our First Lady, Melania, who has been so incredible. (Applause.) Thank you. And we are blessed to have you as our First Lady. Really are. It’s great to be back in the…
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Strong Cyclone leaves 400,000 without Power – Gas Generator Fumes will Kill You

Tips on gas generator use: The primary hazards to avoid when using a generator are carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning from the toxic engine exhaust, electric shock or electrocution, and fire. Follow the directions supplied with the generator. (Learn more about carbon monoxide poisoning.) To avoid electrocution, keep the generator dry…
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Governor Baker Declares State of Emergency for Winter Storm Riley

BOSTON, MA:  Governor Charlie Baker declared a state of emergency effective immediately to help protect the Commonwealth’s citizens and property from the impacts of the storm and expedite the use of Commonwealth resources throughout the recovery process. Declaring a state of emergency will allow the deployment of federal and interstate…
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WATER DISASTERS – Lead Poisonings – Baker-Polito Administration Awards $610 Million in Loans to Fund Wastewater and Drinking Water Infrastructure Projects

BILLERICA — The Baker-Polito Administration today announced that 86 projects, impacting communities across the Commonwealth, are eligible to receive $ million in 2% interest-rate loans to fund construction and planning projects designed to improve water quality, upgrade or replace aging drinking water and wastewater infrastructure and cut treatment plant energy use…
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Awareness

NORTH EAST – PATRIOTS STRONG – Woody’s National Football League (NFL) Sunday TV BAN for Veterans Special Forces Fundraiser

Patriots Strong - Woody's Roadside Tavern hosts a anti NFL ( #NFLboycott #NFLboycott2017 ) Sunday Special Forces Veteran Fundraiser, Watch News Video  
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Jamaica Way Bridge renamed Lance Corporal Alexander Arredondo and Brian Arredondo Memorial Bridge

Jamaica Plain, MA: The Jamaica Plane Bridge has been renamed the Lance Corporal Alexander Arredondo and Brian Arredondo Memorial Bridge.  Their father, Carlos Arredondo, lost Alexander in Iraq in 2004, and Brian to suicide in 2011. Carlos is an advocate for suicide prevention. The Arredondo Family Foundation -   Governor Charlie…
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Relief And Recovery Resources For The Citizens Of Puerto Rico

BOSTON — In the wake of the devastating impacts of Hurricanes Irma and Maria, the Baker-Polito Administration today outlined the efforts Massachusetts is undertaking to provide assistance to the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, including the formation of a task force that will ensure that the state is prepared to support residents of Puerto Rico who…
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Appalachian Thrust & Lower Atlantic Seaboard

Historic Occurrences – 1938 Great New England and Long Island Express Hurricane killed 682+ people

The majority of the storm damage was from storm surge and wind. The winds reached up to 150 mph with waves surging to around 25–35 feet high. The 1938 New England Hurricane (also referred to as the Great New England Hurricane and Long Island Express) was one of the deadliest and most destructive tropical cyclones to strike Long Island, New York and New England.…
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