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  • Obama OKs disaster funding for 15 tornado-hit Illinois counties

    Obama OKs disaster funding for 15 tornado-hit Illinois counties
    President Barack Obama on Tuesday approved disaster funding for 15 Illinois counties damaged during a deadly string of tornadoes downstate, a day after a group of Illinois lawmakers asked the president for emergency funding. The president's disaster...
  • Anonymous donation helps stock Glendale food bank

    Anonymous donation helps stock Glendale food bank
    Just as things had begun to look glum this holiday season for coordinators of the local food bank, Loaves and Fishes, an anonymous donor heard their call for help and bestowed them with $20,000. The donor's sizable gifts, including 15 shopping carts...
  • Monterey Park apologizes for emergency alert message

    Monterey Park apologized Wednesday for accidentally sending out an emergency alert to mobile devices. The text alert by the city 10 miles east of downtown Los Angeles led to a wave of confusion after it caused cellphones to buzz at 2:14 p.m. In a...
  • Rim fire near Yosemite: Federal disaster relief funds available

    Rim fire near Yosemite: Federal disaster relief funds available
    President Obama signed a disaster declaration Friday for the state of California, making federal funds available for recovery efforts related to  the massive Rim fire near Yosemite National Park. The money is available to state and local governments and...
  • Know your rights if you're hounded by debt collectors

     
    The worst thing you can do if you get a call from a debt collector is to panic. Stand tough even if they call you a deadbeat, threaten to throw you in jail or tell you they'll rat you out......
  • State Starts To Recover After Blizzard

    While many roadways were at least passable by Sunday night, the outlook for the week was less clear as most towns decided to keep their schools and municipal offices closed Monday, the governor urged employees to work from home and the state braced for...
  • In shutdown war, Democrats may be losing the PR battle

    Republicans continued to criticize President Obama and Senate Democrats on Monday for refusing to negotiate over the partial government shutdown that the House GOP instigated last week. And so far, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) has also...
  • Obama tells House to 'just vote' on whether to reopen government

    Obama tells House to 'just vote' on whether to reopen government
    WASHINGTON -- After a taking the weekend off, President Obama resumed his public pounding of House Republicans on Monday even as a top aide laid out a possible avenue for defusing the fiscal fight that has frozen parts of the government and threatens a...
  • Testing of new Peach Bottom warning siren system to begin Wednesday

    The Harford County Department of Emergency Services, in conjunction with Exelon Power, is notifying residents about testing dates this month and next for a new emergency warning siren system for the Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station in neighboring York...
  • Gathering of the Vibes Returns to Bridgeport's Seaside Park This Weekend

    Gathering of the Vibes Returns to Bridgeport's Seaside Park This Weekend
    Gathering of the Vibes July 25-28. Phil Lesh & Friends (2 nights), The Black Crowes, Gov't Mule, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Grace Potter & the Nocturnals, The Roots, Funky Meters, Galactic, John Butler Trio, Dark Star Orchestra, John Scofield Uberjam,...
  • Amber Alert still active for San Diego children feared kidnapped

    A statewide Amber Alert remained in effect Wednesday morning for two San Diego children authorities say may have been abducted by a neighbor who allegedly killed their mother. Authorities believe that James Lee DiMaggio, 40, may be en route to Canada or...