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At 6-foot 5-inches, crawling through a 16-by-16-inch hole with more than 50 pounds of gear is no easy task for Burbank Fire Engineer Matt Garland. When it’s dark, smoky and loud and the floor moves like a teeter-totter, he lets muscle memory...
firstname.lastname@example.orgDard Stephens was in disbelief when he won a $10,000 raffle Saturday afternoon during the Bonanza Extravaganza at Hagerstown Speedway. The Halfway resident said he has attended the event for the past eight years, but never won anything until this...
email@example.comJoe and Sondra Rohm said they didn’t mind waiting in traffic to sleep in a “swamp” during this year’s Bonanza Extravaganza at Hagerstown Speedway off U.S. 40. The siblings said they arrived at the track at around 2 p.m., set up...
RaShaunda Dooley has heard plenty of people tell her she can't be a firefighter. "There are always naysayers," she said Monday outside the Chicago Fire Department Academy South. "There are still naysayers now. But I know I can do the job." Dooley, 29,...
About 138 women denied jobs with the Chicago Fire Department will have a chance to reapply to be firefighters Monday after reaching an agreement with the city in a federal class-action lawsuit. The women passed the written test in 2006 but were denied...
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1. Food, music and prizes Bonanza Extravaganza will be Friday, May 10, and Saturday, May 11, at Hagerstown Speedway, 15112 National Pike, west of Hagerstown. Food, prizes and entertainment. 2 p.m. Friday, parking gates open, event opens at 5 p.m.; 8 a....
Firefighters and other emergency responders from Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue on Monday launched their annual "Fill the Boot" campaign for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Broward Sheriff Scott Israel and Fire Rescue Chief Tony Stravino kicked off the...
WASHINGTON — President Obama's second inaugural committee raised a little more than $43 million to put on the official festivities surrounding his January swearing-in, backed by major donations from some of the country's biggest corporations,...
When city or county firefighters have a family event or unexpected obligation pop up on a workday, their solution is familiar to most shift workers: They find a colleague willing to trade hours. But for the roughly 10,000 firefighters employed by the...
Channel 2 NewsThe candidates in the two West Anchorage Assembly races and the Midtown Anchorage Assembly race say Ordinance 37, Mayor Dan Sullivan's rewrite of the city’s labor laws, had a major influence on the election outcome. City labor unions poured money...
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Sadie Madden would have fit right in atop a St. Patrick's Day parade float, with her outgoing personality and curly red locks. But right now she's focused on a St. Baldrick's event for which she'll have her head shaved at the end of a fundraising drive...
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