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Task force of area firefighters deploying to Texas

Task force of area firefighters deploying to Texas

North Carolina Emergency Management created the swift water rescue program in 1996 in the wake of Hurricane Fran. The Charlotte Fire Department team will leave at 10 a.m. "Just widespread flooding, lots of people displaced, lots of people trapped in their homes when the water rose past what they thought it might", he said.


IAS Rajiv Gauba takes over as Union Home Secretary

IAS Rajiv Gauba takes over as Union Home Secretary

Mr Mehrishi was earlier speculated to be in the reckoning for a gubernatorial post after his retirement, something that he had brushed aside. Senior bureaucrat Rajiv Gauba took over as the new home secretary. Kumar is now establishment officer, in-charge of key government appointments. Also, Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer Ranjan Kumar Ghose appointed as the new deputy CAG of India.


Police step up traffic enforcement over Labor Day weekend

Police step up traffic enforcement over Labor Day weekend

For law enforcement officials, it means increasing patrols and make sure everyone is staying safe. Additional safety checkpoints will be established to promote seatbelt usage and remove impaired drivers from the roadways. There will be additional emphasis on DUI offenses over the holiday weekend. "Here in the Southeast we've got football game traffic added to the equation".


Labor Day Travel Enforcement Period Begins Friday

Labor Day Travel Enforcement Period Begins Friday

Eddie Russell, program coordinator for the North Alabama Traffic Safety office in Russellville, said agencies this weekend are taking part in the nationwide "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" program. OHP reported 15 fatal crashes that killed 15 people over the 2016 Labor Day weekend. Four of those crashes were OVI related and five of those deaths were from not wearing a seatbelt.


Iran the toughest of tests for new Korea coach Shin

Iran the toughest of tests for new Korea coach Shin

Queiroz, who has guided Iran to back-to-back World Cup finals, added that he had been impressed with the Koreans and had even asked for Son's shirt. Shin replaced Uli Stielike in July, tasked with salvaging the team's World Cup hopes. Kuala Lumpur: Asian Football Confederation (AFC) President Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa has congratulated Japan for clinching their place in the FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 on Thursday.


AAA Keeps Eye on Gas Prices Amid Harvey-Soaked Labor Day

AAA Keeps Eye on Gas Prices Amid Harvey-Soaked Labor Day

According to GasBuddy historical data, gasoline prices on August 27 in Modesto have ranged widely over the last five years: $2.51/gallon in 2016, $3.01 in 2015, $3.74 in 2014, $3.62 in 2013 and $4.07/gallon in 2012. "While gas prices have the potential to increase following the devastation from Hurricane Harvey , it's important we stress to motorists to avoid panicking at the pump", said AAA Carolinas spokesperson Tiffany Wright.