Gov. designates October Fire Safety Month

...appliances and unplugging them when not in use, being cautious not to overload circuits or extension cords, and not placing wires or cords under rugs.Walker also encouraged Alaskan families to have working smoke alarms in the home, a prepared fire escape...
Amid Europe's migrant tensions, kindness arises too

...A girl brings pens and paper to migrant children sleeping at a Milan train station.While European governments string barbed wire across borders and lambast each other over asylum rules, ordinary citizens are taking action to cope with an unprecedented inflow...
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Mudslide causes temporary closure

...said the park officially reopened around 11 a.m. Wednesday after street crews used heavy equipment to clear the area near Wire Street, Old Glacier Highway and the Twin Lakes parking lot.Juneau's downtown area has also seen a heavy flow of rain, 3...
Police & Fire for Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015

...was cancelled en route to Hospital Drive and a request to respond to a building on Shell Simmons Drive for a shorted electrical wire. Upon arrival at that building, no fire was found and the case was left to the building's maintenance.Shoplift? At 1...
EU sends $1B to agencies helping at refugee camps

...year in search of sanctuary or jobs. As numbers swell, nations have tightened border security. Hungary has put up a razor-wire fence along its border with Serbia and is close to completing a similar fence separating it from fellow EU member Croatia.Many...
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European ministers agree to relocate 120,000 refugees

...Some European countries have reinstated border controls to stem the flood, and Hungary has built a fence topped with razor wire on its frontier with Serbia.EU Commission First Vice President Frans Timmermans insisted that all member states "respect the...
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Missouri mom charged after kids found living in crate, cave

...6-year-old children Thursday in the 8-by-10-foot crate furnished with vehicle bench seats, two small blankets, trash and thin wires. According to the probable cause statement, the crate was missing one side and surrounded by car parts and vehicles in various...
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Hungary declares emergency, seals border

...with Serbia with massive coils of barbed wire Tuesday and began detaining migrants trying...Hungary a day earlier."I lifted the razor wire for her, she got in before a Hungarian...breach or damage the 13-foot high razor-wire fence erected along 110 miles of Hungary's...
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Razor-lined boxcar marks Hungary's new border

...ROSZKE, Hungary - Hungary deployed a boxcar bristling with razor wire to close a key border crossing and warned of a new era of swift...boxcar on the line toughened with a seven-layer coil of razor wire. Underscoring the air of heightened security, Hungary ordered...
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Hungarian police clash with migrants at Serbian border

...hundreds of migrants Wednesday after they broke through a razor-wire fence and tried to surge into the country from Serbia. Crying...after Hungary sealed off its border with Serbia with a razor-wire fence the day before to stop the huge numbers of migrants entering...
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