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AP News
January 15, 2020 - 9:19 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam plans to declare a temporary emergency Wednesday banning all weapons, including guns, from Capitol Square ahead of a massive rally planned next week over gun rights. That's according to two state officials who were briefed on the plans but not...
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AP News
October 27, 2019 - 3:18 pm
By TERRY CHEA and DAISY NGUYEN Associated Press SANTA ROSA, California (AP) — California's governor declared a statewide emergency with nearly 200,000 people ordered to flee their homes because of wildfires fueled by historic winds, while millions were without electricity after the largest utility...
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WRVA News
September 03, 2019 - 12:28 pm
Richmond, VA _ Virginia Commonwealth University will conduct a full test of its emergency communications and alerting systems, including sirens on the Monroe Park and MCV campuses and at the VCU Police Department’s headquarters (224 E. Broad St.), at noon Wednesday, Sept. 4. The full test will...
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WRVA News
September 02, 2019 - 5:08 pm
Richmond, VA _ Governor Ralph Northam hs declared a state of emergency in advance of Hurricane Dorian’s effects on southeastern Virginia, anticipated to begin Thursday. “Hurricane Dorian is a serious storm, and current predictions indicate that it may affect parts of Virginia,” said Governor...
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Dinwiddie Fire & EMS and Dinwiddie Emergency Management
WRVA News
August 24, 2019 - 11:50 am
Dinwiddie, County, VA _ Dinwiddie County Fire & EMS and Dinwidde Emergency Management crews had to retrieve a truck, a boat, and a trailer from the water off Chesdin Lake Road Friday evening just after 6:00 p.m. They issued the following statement on Facebook: "At 1812 hrs last night county...
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August 02, 2019 - 3:43 pm
By MARCUS LIM Associated Press MIAMI (AP) — Officials have declared a public health emergency over the rising number of hepatitis A cases in Florida, the latest part of the country dealing with outbreaks of the liver disease. Florida Surgeon General Scott Rivkees declared an emergency Thursday to...
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August 01, 2019 - 2:08 pm
JUNCTION CITY, Ky. (AP) — A regional gas pipeline ruptured early Thursday in Kentucky, causing a massive explosion that killed one person, hospitalized five others, destroyed railroad tracks and forced the evacuation of a nearby mobile home park, authorities said. Some structures were completely...
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February 17, 2019 - 11:10 am
By ZEKE MILLER , Associated Press WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A top adviser to President Donald Trump indicated Sunday that Trump is prepared to issue the first veto of his term if Congress votes to disapprove of his declaration of a national emergency along the U.S.-Mexico border. White House...
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February 15, 2019 - 12:45 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress' two top Democrats say they'll use "every remedy available" to oppose President Donald Trump's declaration of an emergency to shift billions of federal dollars into building a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck...
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February 15, 2019 - 11:55 am
By ALAN FRAM, CATHERINE LUCEY and ZEKE MILLER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Battling with one branch of government and opening a new confrontation with another, President Donald Trump announced Friday he was declaring a national emergency to fulfill his pledge to construct a wall along the U...
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