Police & Fire for Sunday, Nov. 15, 2015

...Fire and medical? On Tuesday, Capital City Fire/Rescue responded to five EMS calls, a transport call, an unauthorized burn on Thane Road and a single vehicle accident on Fritz Cove Road.? On Wednesday, CCFR responded to six EMS calls and a transport...
Gustavus author Kim Heacox wins award for "Jimmy Bluefeather"

...newspapers across the United States.Heacox was also commentator along with Gretel Ehrlich and other environmental VIPs on Ken Burns's twelve-hour PBS film "The National Parks," documenting the history of the national parks and the US conservation movement...
Vast forest fires in Indonesia spawn ecological disaster

...remote areas to meet needs there.The National Disaster Mitigation Agency recorded 21 fire-related fatalities, including burns, pneumonia, asthma and meningitis aggravated by upper respiratory tract infections.Nearly 20,000 schools had to close...
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Blast levels New Jersey home 'like a pancake,' killing one

...and knocked a next-door neighbor out of bed killed one resident and left two other people in critical condition with severe burns, officials said.In all, 14 people were taken to hospitals, including an 11-year-old who was one of the critically injured...
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Alaska Science Forum: Why we spilled crude just to watch it burn

...above. A series of similar test burns were part of a team effort between...Alaska scientist on five test burns of oil at Poker Flat. Jessica...the Poker Flat experimental burn, most of 50 gallons of North...her Ph.D. research on the burns.Backing up a bit, here's...
US detects heat around Russian jet before crash

...killing all 224 aboard.A missile striking the Metrojet Airbus A321-200 was ruled out because neither a launch nor an engine burn had been detected, one of the officials said.The infrared activity that was detected could mean many things, including a...
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Police & Fire for Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015

...smoke in the Stephen Richards Drive area caused by a person who was burning trash. CCFR issued him a citation to not burn until a burn permit is obtained next spring.? On Saturday, CCFR responded to six EMS calls, a false fire alarm on Egan Drive...
2 dead as business jet crashes into Ohio apartment building

...Patrol Lt. Bill Haymaker said.The plane then hit an embankment beyond the apartment building, causing a nearby house to also burn, he said. There were no known injuries on the ground, he said.Witnesses reported hearing explosions when the plane hit...
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Veterans Day around the United States

...people lined the Champs Elysees to watch President Francois Hollande lay a wreath at the Arc de Triomphe, where an eternal flame burns aside France's Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.In Britain, crowds paused to observe two minutes of silence in streets and town...
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To Serve Man: "Sweeney Todd" at Perseverance Theatre

...of its performers.Perseverance actor-in-residence Enrique Bravo delivers a haunting turn as the Demon Barber. His eyes burn with monomaniacal hatred when he talks about murder; he performs the actual slashing with eerily casual abandon. Victoria Bundonis...


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