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Emergency Planning

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  • Crescent City comes to grips with tsunami's devastation

    Crescent City comes to grips with tsunami's devastation
    The day after a tsunami destroyed this beleaguered city's fishing harbor and battered the economy along with it, the sky here on the wild Northern California coast struggled to brighten. Rain pelted the debris-strewn harbor. Winds whipped through the...
  • PASSINGS: Mitchell Page, Rick Martin

    Mitchell Page Oakland Athletics outfielder, hitting coach with Cardinals Mitchell Page, 59, an Oakland Athletics outfielder who had his best season as a rookie in 1977 then went on to become a hitting coach for the St. Louis Cardinals and the Washington...
  • Don't wait -- how to protect your home from hurricanes now

    Don't wait -- how to protect your home from hurricanes now
    Now is the time to make sure your home is as hurricane-proof as possible. Once the weather reporters don their yellow slickers, it's usually too late to effectively protect against hurricane-force winds and deluging rains, said Scott McCurdy of Coastal...
  • Ask questions when you renew your insurance policy

    Florida hasn't been hit with a hurricane in more than five years, but property insurance premiums continue to rise. Insurers doubled and tripled insurance prices after the devastating 2004 and 2005 season, causing a backlash. Laws passed in 2007 and 2008...
  • City, regional services brace for storm

    Bracing for an approaching blizzard “of historic proportions,” city officials this afternoon urged residents to stock up on supplies and to stay informed on the weather forecasts while assuring the public that duties like fire response and...
  • Survivor?

    Survivor?
    The camper only wanted to use the bathroom in the middle of the night. But it was dark at Olympic National Park in Washington and the man did not realize he was near a cliff. "He fell off a cliff over 60 feet into a pile of rocks," said ranger Dan...
  • Beat the Heat This Summer

    Beat the Heat This Summer
    Bring on the beach days and lazy picnics: Summer has arrived. But be careful. Too much of a good thing can be deadly. More than 300 people die each year from heat-related diseases—and thousands get very sick, according to the Centers for Disease...
  • Celebrate men's health week

    Celebrate men's health week
    The non-profit Men's Health Network has named the week of June 14-20—the week leading up to Father's Day—as Men's Health Week. According to the Men's Health Network, many men's health issues are preventable, and Men's Health Week is...
  • Southwest Pilot's Shocking Rant Caught on Tape

    Southwest Pilot's Shocking Rant Caught on Tape
    SAN DIEGO, Calif. -- Southwest Airlines disciplined a pilot whose profanity-laced rant about flight attendants was heard by other airplane crews and controllers, officials said Wednesday. The unidentified pilot bashed flight attendants as a "continuous...
  • Ready for hurricane? Don't forget your pet

    Ready for hurricane? Don't forget your pet
    With hurricane season starting June 1, don't forget to make arrangements for your pet in case of a storm. "People tend to think about people, but your pet needs to be taken care of also," said Lisa Mendheim, spokeswoman for Broward County Animal Care and...
  • Watch and wait strategy reduces number of CT scans for kids

    Children who are brought to a hospital's emergency department after a blow to the head are often rushed into a CT scanner so physicians can rule out dangerous bleeding in the brain. But when emergency doctors wait to see if a child's dizziness, nausea,...