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  • Avon Firefighters And Police Hold Blood Drive On Friday

    AVON — Town firefighters and police officers will hold their fifth annual "Battle of the Badges" blood drive on Friday to benefit the American Red Cross, the Avon Volunteer Fire Department has announced. The two departments compete to get the...
  • 9/11 judge orders inquiry into FBI's involvement

    GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba Military prosecutors turned Khalid Sheikh Mohammed's self-published "Invitation to Happiness" over to the FBI as potential evidence soon after his lawyers handed them the document last year, a court filing shows. By last...
  • Death toll hits 37 in Washington mudslide; 7 remain missing

    A 37th body has been recovered from the debris of last month's mudslide in Washington, officials announced Tuesday. The remains have not yet been identified, leaving the number of missing people at seven. The powerful and quick-moving landslide on...
  • Suffolk: Two taken to hospital, 12 displaced in early morning fire

    Suffolk: Two taken to hospital, 12 displaced in early morning fire
    Two woman were rushed to the hospital and 12 people were displaced early Tuesday morning in a two-alarm fire in the Old Towne section of the city. Firefighters were dispatched at about 12:40 a.m. to a blaze in the 200 block of Holladay Street,...
  • Gas can explosion causes Virginia Beach house fire, official says

    Gas can explosion causes Virginia Beach house fire, official says
    Four people were displaced from their Virginia Beach residence Sunday morning after a gas can exploded causing their home to catch on fire, a fire official said. Firefighters responded to the blaze in the 1400 block of Bartow Place at about 10:30 a.m....
  • In South Korean school, somber silence and occasional sobs

    ANSAN, South Korea (Reuters) - "Change your thoughts and you change your world," reads a quotation hanging in the corridors of Danwon High School, where almost 250 students and teachers are still missing from a South Korean ferry that capsized on...
  • Trade shows aim to be good neighbors

    Trade shows aim to be good neighbors
    Retired teacher Patricia Rose Upczak is hoping to leave more than inspiration behind when the International Conference on Creativity, Thinking & Education at the Congress Plaza Hotel concludes in May. Upczak reached out to Chicago-based Renaissance...
  • Howard County health digest

    Blood donations The Greater Chesapeake and Potomac Blood Services Region of the American Red Cross is requesting blood donations. Eligible donors can call 800-GIVE-LIFE to schedule an appointment. Platelet donors should call 800-272-2123. Dance classes...
  • Volunteering in Anne Arundel

    Annapolis Language Bank Volunteers who are fluent in a second language are needed to welcome area visitors who might have difficulty communicating in English. These volunteers also are sometimes called upon by public safety officials, health...
  • California city evacuation lifted after military ordnance found

    (Reuters) - An evacuation order was lifted in a California city on Thursday after a piece of potentially explosive "military ordnance" reported in its business district was rendered safe, the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office said. A sheriff's...
  • Red Cross helping families left homeless in Celebration fire

    Red Cross helping families left homeless in Celebration fire
    The American Red Cross is helping eight of 24 families who were left homeless after lightning sparked an apartment fire in Celebration. The agency is providing clothes, shoes and food to the residents of Evander Square, said Erin Pagan, a Red Cross...