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BOSTON STRONG Lower Atlantic EVAC ZONES – Hurricane Preparedness – Evacuate Politely Before or When Told to Leave. Superstorm Sandy’s Atlantic strike killed over 233 people by drowning, impalement, crushing or Poisoning by odorless fumes from misuse of gas generators.

National Hurricane Preparedness Week WASHINGTON, DC: The White House reports – During National Hurricane Preparedness Week, I encourage all Americans living in hurricane-prone areas to take the measures necessary to safeguard their families, homes, and businesses.  As a Nation, we are sadly too familiar with the destructive force of hurricanes.  To help prevent and mitigate hurricane-related harm, it is critically important that we prepare for…
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Coast Guard Cutter Campbell returns to homeport following counter narcotics patrol

BOSTON, MA: The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Campbell returned to Kittery, Maine on Tuesday following a three-month counter narcotics patrol in the eastern Pacific Ocean.  Crew from Coast Guard Cutter Campbell stop a suspected drug smuggling boat in the eastern Pacific Ocean during a patrol in October, 2018. During the 90-day patrol, Campbell seized approximately 5,300 kilograms of cocaine, with an estimated value of…
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Mogul Law Boston – Red Sox owned Globe Newspaper Union Called Out

FRONT PAGE   Mogul Law Boston - Red Sox owned Boston Globe billionaire John Henry has hired a prominent attorney from ;known for union-busting in the media industry. The Boston Globe Newspaper Union alerts workers. Share More: News Strong (tm).com       Boston Globe Office Flier
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Justin McCarty, DO, Is Named 2018–19 Stepping Strong Trauma Fellow

Brigham and Women’s Hospital Stepping Strong Plastic Surgery Trauma Fellow Justin McCarty, DO, and Innovator Award recipient Eric Goralnick, MD. Boston, MA: Brigham and Women’s Hospital reports - The Stepping Strong Plastic Surgery Trauma Fellowship, now in its fourth year, enables promising young surgeons and researchers to train with experts to learn the most innovative and advanced techniques to transform trauma care. Justin McCarty, DO, follows in…
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ENERGY – BIDDING BONANZA! Trump Administration Smashes Record for Offshore Wind Auction with $405 Million in Winning Bids

Three companies claim winning bids for Massachusetts offshore wind. Areas could support approximately gigawatts of commercial wind generation, enough to power nearly million homes.​ WASHINGTON – Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Acting Director Walter Cruickshank today announced the completion of the nation’s eighth and highest grossing competitive lease sale for renewable energy in federal waters. Today’s lease sale…
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ICE removes Taiwanese exchange student who threatened to shoot up school

PHILADELPHIA, PA: USICE reports — Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) officers removed a citizen of Taiwan who was sentenced after pleading guilty to one count of being an alien in possession of ammunition, following a Homeland Security Investigations Philadelphia, investigation with the assistance of the Upper Darby Police Department and the Delaware County District Attorney’s Office. “Returning individuals like Mr.…
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President George H. W. Bush 41 arrives to the funeral service at the Washington National Cathedral

President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump, joined by former President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama, former President Bill Clinton and First Lady Hillary Clinton and former President Jimmy Carter and First Lady Rosalynn Carter, watch as the casket of former President George H. W. Bush arrives to the funeral service Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, at the Washington National Cathedral in…
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President George H. W. Bush 41 at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church during the state funeral in Houston, Texas

A man pauses to pay his respects in front of the casket of former President George H. W. Bush at St. Martin's Episcopal Church during the state funeral in Houston, Texas, Dec. 5, 2018. Nearly 4,000 military and civilian personnel from across all branches of the armed forces, including Reserve and National Guard components, provided ceremonial support during the state funeral of George H. W.…
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NATION – 80 Capitol County Amazon Warehouse Workers Poisoned by Bear Spray – 1 in Critical Condition, 24 Taken to 5 Hospitals. Union Asks for Accountability.

Robbinsville, NJ: news – Up to 80 Capital County Amazon warehouse (NJTP exit 7A) workers were poisoned inside the shipping plant causing difficulty breathing, burning throats and eyes. 24 were taken to 5 hospitals in central New Jersey. 1 worker is in critical condition and hospitalized at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in Hamilton. Strong fumes from a container of bear spray dispersed when punctured…
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SHUMEANE L. BENFORD APPOINTED CHIEF OF OFFICE OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

Benford is a veteran Boston Police Officer, with nearly 25 years of law enforcement experience. Boston MA: Emergency Managements reports - Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced Shumeane L. Benford as Boston's new chief of the Office of Emergency Management (OEM). As Chief, Benford will have have direct oversight of the office's emergency planning, training, and exercise programs and manage relationships with regional, state, and federal…
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The White House – Remembering George H. W. Bush, ‘one of America’s greatest points of light’

  Washington, DC: from The White House – On the day he turned 18, just 6 months after the attack on Pearl Harbor, George H. W. Bush volunteered for combat duty in World War II. He would become the youngest aviator in naval history at the time, flying 58 combat missions—including one that saw his plane take enemy fire and require that he parachute into the…
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KENNEDY CALLS FOR A ‘MORAL CAPITALISM’

Newton, MA: release — Congressman Joe Kennedy III today discussed pervasive economic inequities across Massachusetts and the country and urged policymakers to build a moral capitalism that better protects and promotes all Americans. Key excerpts from Congressman Kennedy’s speech are pasted below: "Our country needs a NEW economic story. Our people need an alternative to the trickle-down, feed-the-top, if-you're-struggling-try-harder narrative that conservatives have masterfully entrenched in…
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Six MS-13 Members Charged with RICO Conspiracy

BOSTON, MA: DOJ reports – Six members of the violent, transnational organization known as “La Mara Salvatrucha” or “MS-13” were indicted today in federal court in Boston with racketeering. As alleged in the indictment, as part of the racketeering conspiracy, five of the six defendants participated in the murder of a teenage boy in Lynn, Mass., on or about July 30, 2018. The indictment charges…
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ICE Nation – Over a million websites seized in global operation

Washington, DC: ICE reports - More than 1 million copyright-infringing website domain names selling counterfeit automotive parts, electrical components, personal care items and other fake goods were criminally and civilly seized in the past year through the combined efforts of law-enforcement agencies across the world, high-profile industry representatives and anti-counterfeiting associations. The ongoing intellectual property enforcement initiative targeting fake websites, dubbed Operation In Our Sites,…
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NATION – Protecting Our Southern Border and Working With Mexico to Address Caravans and the Safety of Those Transiting Mexico

STATE DEPARTMENT WASHINGTON - Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State, provide the following statement on Southern United States border protection:  I have been in close contact with Mexican Foreign Secretary Videgaray and it has been one week since Secretary Nielsen and I had a constructive meeting with Mexican Foreign Secretary-designate Marcelo Ebrard to discuss the migrant caravans. We have affirmed our shared commitment to addressing the…
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MAYOR WALSH AND 100 RESILIENT CITIES LAUNCH NETWORK EXCHANGE ON EQUITABLE AND RESILIENT CITIES

Exchange will galvanize leading organizations, cities, and experts to innovate ideas and solutions on equity issues, building on "Resilient Boston" strategy. Mayor Martin J. Walsh, the Mayor's Office of Resilience & Racial Equity, and 100 Resilient Cities (100RC) announced a three-day Network Exchange on Equitable and Resilient Cities will take place in Boston beginning today. Chief Resilience Officers and high-level officials from eight cities in the United…
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