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  • Storm saves Obama from himself

    If President Obama had the time for some introspection on the campaign trail, he might take offense at all the media speculation (and in many cases wishful thinking gussied up as speculation) that his response to Hurricane Sandy will give him the edge...
  • Government shutdown a double blow in flood-stricken Colorado

    JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. -- The federal government shutdown on Tuesday has left Colorado officials scrambling to keep emergency relief and recovery operations continuing in the wake of last month's massive flooding.  Gov. John Hickenlooper announced...
  • Yosemite fire burns through money set aside by state

    Yosemite fire burns through money set aside by state
    The cost of fighting the massive Rim fire — which on Tuesday became the seventh-largest wildfire in California’s recorded history — has topped a reported $27 million. That means the fire, which on Tuesday grew to roughly 280 square...
  • Fugate: Many Floridians 'in denial' about hurricane dangers

    Fugate: Many Floridians 'in denial' about hurricane dangers
    TALLAHASSEE -- When Craig Fugate was Florida's emergency operations chief, he achieved celebrity status alongside then-Gov. Jeb Bush during the disastrous 2004 and 2005 hurricane seasons. Since then, as President Barack Obama's top administrator at...
  • Furloughed FEMA workers return to deal with Tropical Storm Karen

    Even though the political deadlock that has forced a partial shutdown of the federal government continues, some emergency workers are going back to work to deal with the growing threat from Tropical Storm Karen. The Federal Emergency Management Agency...
  • Get serious: Shut the whole thing down!

    As luck would have it, I had two interesting experiences last week: visiting my granddaughter's kindergarten class; and watching Republicans in the House of Representatives deal with their constitutional responsibility to pass a budget. The two events...
  • John "Jock" T. Menzies III, founder of aid network

    John "Jock" T. Menzies III, founder of aid network
    John T. "Jock" Menzies III, chairman of The Terminal Corp. and founder, president and chairman of American Logistics Aid Network, died Saturday at Maryland Shock Trauma Center after being injured in an accident at his Arnold home. He was 69. Mr....
  • Hurricane Katrina struck eight years ago

    Hurricane Katrina struck eight years ago
    The images of the destruction and death were the only thing on the news in the wake of Hurricane Katrina's Louisiana landfall eight years ago today. Katrina, which had formed on Aug. 23 and made its way across Florida as a Category 1 hurricane grew...
  • FEMA Corps inducts inaugural class

    FEMA Corps inducts inaugural class
    Torrey Kurtzner sees the 10 months he signed up to spend at disaster sites across the United States as a springboard into adulthood. The work could take him to the next Moore, Okla., devastated three months ago by a tornado, or the next New Jersey...
  • Do's and Don'ts if Your Car Is Caught in a Flood

     
    Storms moving through central Colorado in recent days have dropped record rainfall in a short time, causing floods that resulted in the deaths of three people in addition to mass evacuations, property destruction, school closures and impassable highways...
  • No rush to jump on Christie bandwagon

    It's no secret why the media loves a new political star. It's so much easier than digging into serious issues and doing real reporting. Last year, for 15 minutes each, they went gaga over Michele Bachmann, Rick Perry and Herman Cain. But, no doubt about...