Emergency Preparedness Updates
Colorado Safety Educators' Blog for the latest news and updates on emergency preparedness.

Burden on Colorado prosecutors to prove insanity – KTVL

Posted in News  by Admin | August 30th, 2012
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Burden on Colorado prosecutors to prove insanity
KTVL
DENVER (AP) — Prosecutors have an uphill battle if James Holmes pleads not guilty by reason of insanity. Unlike other states where the defense needs to prove sanity, prosecutors in Colorado are the ones who have to show that a defendant is sane — and

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Emergency Preparedness and Emergency Supplies Is The Background of A … – RedOrbit

Posted in News  by Admin | August 30th, 2012
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Emergency Preparedness and Emergency Supplies Is The Background of A
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Although emergency preparedness is a concept that is silently sweeping across the nation, few cater to the vast majority of Americans who are overwhelmed or intimidated by emergency prepping. A-Pack Ready was developed and formed specifically for

Abortion ban backers fail to make Colorado ballot – KTVL

Posted in News  by Admin | August 30th, 2012
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Abortion ban backers fail to make Colorado ballot
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Colorado Secretary of State Scott Gessler announced Wednesday that backers of the divisive "personhood" amendment fell about 3,900 valid signatures short of the some 86,000 needed. Abortion foes earlier succeeded twice in getting the proposal on

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Court OKs placement of Navajo boy with non-Indians – KTVL

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Court OKs placement of Navajo boy with non-Indians
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(AP) — The Arizona Court of Appeals says a Navajo child can remain with his non-American Indian caretakers, despite a federal law that gives preference to placement with tribal members. The Tuesday ruling upholds a juvenile …. Each Tuesday on News10

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Chile police probed for stripping children naked – KTVL

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Chile police probed for stripping children naked
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Pet Doctor. Each Tuesday on News10 at 5 join Dr. Stephen Bernard as he answers your questions and discusses topics of interest for all pet lovers. Links to California and Oregon Emergency Management Offices, National Safety Council, … ktvl

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Georgia to open first-of-its-kind animal facility – Sacramento Bee

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Georgia to open first-of-its-kind animal facility
Sacramento Bee
Its operation will be funded through the Federal Emergency Management Agency. George McCommon, a Fort Valley State associate professor of veterinary science, said the facility is geared toward housing animals in emergencies such as disasters or animal

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Julia Child group in legal battle with oven-maker – KTVL

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Julia Child group in legal battle with oven-maker
KTVL
BOSTON (AP) — A foundation set up by Julia Child is locked in a legal battle with the manufacturer of Thermador ovens over a marketing campaign that celebrates the late chef's use of its high-end appliances. The foundation claims the company is

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Mother with kids takes shelter as Isaac approaches – KTVL

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Mother with kids takes shelter as Isaac approaches
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Knight says both her children have asthma and she didn't want to be without power, or away from emergency assistance with a hurricane approaching. She had expected the center to provide cots and Pet Doctor. Each Tuesday on News10 at 5 join Dr
Governor Rick Scott survey's Tropical Strom Isaac's damage from above.WPEC

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With Isaac Bearing Down, Tips for Hurricane Preparedness – Patch.com

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With Isaac Bearing Down, Tips for Hurricane Preparedness
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You'll want to make sure there is nothing outside that can blow away and damage homes, people, or animals. Stay inside. Even after a storm Local Emergency Management Office; County Law Enforcement; County Public Safety Fire/Rescue; State, County
Mississippi cities declaring local states of emergency; closings, evacuationsExaminer.com
Gov. Rick Scott tours Palm Beach County flooding from airWPEC
Hurricane Isaac 2012: Jesse Shaffer and his son save 120 neighbours from Daily Mail
KSRO -FOX 8 News WVUE-TV -Sacramento Bee
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CIA: Care-giving, Isaac & Anxiety – Helping Kids & Pets – PsychCentral.com (blog)

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CIA: Care-giving, Isaac & Anxiety – Helping Kids & Pets
PsychCentral.com (blog)
Watch your animals (like kids closely) they may be affected by the storm or become aggressive after. Keep Pet ID tags up-to-date. Make sure any collars are secure. Pack an Emergency Kit for your pet. Include extra food, water, treats, veterinary

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