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NATION – ICE executes federal criminal search warrants at Fresh Mark, 146 arrested on immigration violations

SUPPLY CHAIN - Fresh Mark has been supplying American-made bacon, ham, hot dogs and deli meats for nearly 100 years. SALEM, OH - Special agents from Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) late Tuesday executed a criminal search warrant at Fresh Mark in Salem, OH, in addition to federal document search warrants at three other Fresh Mark locations in Northern Ohio. During the search warrant execution, authorities identified more than 100 Fresh Mark employees working at the…
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Industrial FOG – B Globe Investigation Reports Staff Ethics Chaos in Marathon Bombings Published “Newspaper of Record” Product

Alcohol Impaired Fog of War. Boston, MA: An industrial news community investigation team has determined that the Boston Globe newsroom violated ethics in reporting the Boston bombings during the Boston Marathon 4/15/2013. Billionaire owner John Henry and Boston Globe Editor McGrory blamed the "Fog of War" and wrote that when the Globe falls short of accuracy, "we must immediately fix what went wrong - and we do." "While there was Chaos unfolding the entire week of the Boston Marathon bombings, it's…
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Historic Occurrences – Hurricane Season Opens. Are you prepared ?

The Great Colonial Hurricane of 1635 - August 25, 1635. This was the first historical record of an intense hurricane striking New England, and is often considered to be “America’s first recorded natural disaster”. The highest winds have been estimated at Category 3 or greater at landfall, reaching over 115 mph. The storm’s eye is believed to have passed between Boston and Plymouth, causing at least 46 casualties. The tide in Narragansett Bay was reported to be 14’ above normal,…
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Boston Coast Guard Change of Command

Cmdr. John J. Christensen (left), incoming Commanding Officer of Coast Guard Cutter Seneca, exchanges a salute with Captain Ted M. St. Pierre, while outgoing Cmdr. Alan B. McCabe (right) watches on during the change of command ceremony, Thursday, May 24, 2018, in Boston, Massachusetts. The change-of-command ceremony is a time-honored military tradition aboard ships and shore commands and signifies a total transfer of responsibility, authority, and accountability from one individual to another. ( Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd…
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Boston Harbor Active Shooter Disaster Drill

Coast Guard Sector Boston and its port partners conducted a maritime law enforcement drill Wednesday, May 23, 2018, in Boston Harbor aboard the Spirit of Boston cruise ship. The drill was conducted to ensure the public's safety and security, and focused on notification procedures, communications, response, and coordination between federal and state law enforcement agencies following a report of an active-shooter in the maritime environment.( Coast Guard video by Petty Officer 3rd Class Hayden Hunt)
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Coast Guard Cutter Spencer returns to Boston after 90-day patrol in Northeast waters

Coast Guard Cutter Spencer's crew puts a disabled fishing vessel in tow after the engines caught fire April 5th, 2018, about 50 miles off the coast of Maine. Spencer is homeported in Boston with a crew complement of 100. ( Coast Guard photo) BOSTON — The Coast Guard Cutter Spencer returned to homeport Wednesday following a 90-day patrol off the Northeast coast. During the patrol, Spencer’s crew conducted more than 90 boardings to look for safety violations and compliance with fishery regulations. This ensured the safety…
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MA joins multistate effort – New Jersey Hosts Inaugural Meeting of “States for Gun Safety” Coalition

TRENTON - New Jersey today hosted a first of its kind meeting bringing together key officials from New Jersey and nearby member states of the “States for Gun Safety” coalition to discuss intelligence sharing — with respect to both crime gun intelligence and permitting information. Representatives from New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Delaware participated in a meeting with the New Jersey Governor’s Office, New Jersey State Police, and the Office of the New Jersey Attorney General today to strengthen…
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