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  • Local volunteers provide help like no other at the mudslide

    SEATTLE Just before dark on the drizzling day, the long line of trucks came back. Windshield wipers clicking, headlights beaming, there were firetrucks, aid cars, flatbed trucks with bulldozers and dump trucks. Dozens of them moved slowly along Highway 530 from the mudslide to the Oso Fire Department.
  • Homeowners beef up safety with storm shelters

    Spurred by the terrifying images of an EF-5 tornado that devastated Moore, Okla., as well as twisters that tore through Cleburne and Granbury, Texas, last spring, many homeowners are beefing up their security with storm shelters. No one keeps count of...

    A year after explosion, West is on the mend

    WEST, Texas Two flags, tattered by an explosion blocks away, have flown at half-staff at the Emergency Medical Services station since shortly after a fertilizer mixing operation blew up April 17, 2013, devastating this quiet Central Texas town and killing...

    What tip would you give to a hurricane novice?

    What tip would you give to a hurricane novice?
    More than 360,000 new residents have flocked to South Florida in the past eight years, since our last hurricane hit, 65,000 in the past year alone. And many of them have no idea it’s like to experience a hurricane – or how to get through it....

    Mikulski calls for FEMA to speed up flood law

    Mikulski calls for FEMA to speed up flood law
    Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski joined a bipartisan chorus of lawmakers Monday calling on the Obama administration to speed up the implementation of a law intended to mitigate increases in flood insurance premiums. In a letter to Craig Fugate, administrator of...