Tiki torch fuel prompts full-fledged hazmat response from firefighters

...complex, they found the fumes, too.Facing an unknown substance, they asked residents to stay inside and suited up in airtight gear.The hazmat crew was mobilized about 4:20 p.m., Cameron said, and firefighters entered the storage unit just before 6...
Over and out two years. It didn't stick."It was all outside work in the rain, and always just drenched and changing your rain gear at lunch time," he remembered. "And then I got a call one day: 'Hey, how would you like to work with the Troopers...
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Britain has a new princess

...for days danced with joy."I'm top of the world," said royal camper Terry Hutt, 80, decked out in patriotic Union Jack gear. He did not expect the birth to happen as soon as it did but said: "Babies come when they're ready.""If Diana was here...
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Pick a summit, gear up and climb on

...challenged the audience to dream up big "Mount Everest-size dreams", pick their own summit (literal or otherwise), to "gear up" by coming up with a plan to achieve it and to "climb on.""Our life is meant to be an incredible adventure," he said...
Special session kicks into gear Tuesday

JUNEAU - The Alaska Legislature gaveled in Tuesday for a special session called by the governor after lawmakers adjourned with a partially funded state budget. Both the House and Senate promptly went into recess.
Pure Sole: Gooooooaaallie to the prom with me?

...too blame for the 30-foot swells that limited her skate of gear hauling to just 15 for the day.At sophomore prom I feigned...Scandinavian brothers. Sigrid tied us all together like six skates of gear and danced us until our shoes, boots and socks bled.Then there...
Juneau police pedal to bike school

...middle of an April rain shower, which in Juneau translates to a torrential downpour and unforgiving high winds."I put my rain gear on over (my uniform) because it was getting ridiculous," Sgt. Chris Gifford, who is teaching the training alongside Johnson...
Summer science camp open for Southeast educators

...accommodations, airfare, stipend, and three UAS 593 credits are provided through the grant. Participants should bring rain gear and be ready to learn, collaborate, and network with other Southeast Alaska teachers. For more information contact: Ellen...
National Guardsmen take up positions

...surrounded by an appreciative crowd, street vendors hawked bottles of water, and the crod largely ignored the line of police in riot gear stretched across West North Avenue."We're not going to have another repeat of what happened last night," Maryland Gov...
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Prosecutor details theater gunman's path to carnage

...theoretical."Turning away offers of help from his parents, friends and a therapist on campus, Holmes bought guns, protective gear, a detonation system and extremely flammable chemicals to blow up his apartment with. Holmes also got earphones to blast techno...
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