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As anticipated, the request to President Donald Trump calling for a Presidential Major Disaster Declaration concerning the Carr fire was reported approved as of late Saturday. Federal funding aid will be on its way as a result. The fire has continued to spread, at last report covering 154,524 acres, with 41% containment. The truly sad …

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First we have the update from CalFire’s website. Below that is more on the Saturday visit by the governor to view the damage and speak to the press. Carr Fire Incident Information: Last Updated: August 04, 2018 7:36 pm Date/Time Started: July 23, 2018 1:15 pm Administrative Unit: Unified Command: CAL FIRE Shasta-Trinity Unit, Redding …

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During the year before the shooting at Parkland, Nikolas Cruz was placed back in regular classes, where he could not get the extra attention and counseling he needed. The school claimed he wasn’t eligible to remain at the alternative school, but the report found that not to be credible. Then Cruz went to the school …

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Here is the latest report we have on the Carr Fire in Northern California. There have been no more reported fatalities. Little by little people are being allowed to return to their homes, if there is a house left for them to return to. Multiple relief efforts are under way. The second half of this …

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Towards the bottom of this page is a copy of the latest information we have direct from CalFire (fire.ca.gov). The last statistic reported as of 7:03 PM August 1, 2018 says 121,049 acres are involved, and 35% contained. To the best of my knowledge, there have been six fatalities reported, and at last count there …

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Here we go again! I’m sitting here literally shaking my head. We need to get the illegal entry situation under control, and NOW! These felons are determined to get into our country and steal us blind in every conceivable way. They’re doing it via Welfare fraud, Social Security fraud, Food Stamp fraud, and in this …

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USA Today has posted a very moving story. The massive Carr fire still burning in Redding, California is showing no mercy to anyone, regardless of age, social status, or profession. Many accounts are being related. One such example would be stories in which the heroism of firefighters is heralded, one of which tragically gave his …

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The entire police force of Southport, North Carolina, is on paid administrative leave. Southport is a small coastal city with about 3,700 residents.  The Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office will provide all law enforcement for the city until they decide they are ready to move on. The reason for the leave is not necessarily an indication of wrongdoing, …

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Egypt’s state run media has announced that Egyptian courts have sentenced 75 people to death for their participation in a sit-in in 2013. In that number are two leading Muslim Brotherhood figures, Supreme Guide Mohammed Badie, and photojournalist Mahmoud Abu Zeid. Another 660 will have their sentences announced on September 8th. Do you wonder, as I …

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The Carr Fire is  a widespread disaster, the likes of which has never before been seen in California history. The containment percentages are rising, which is good news for sure. On a personal level, we know a number of people who have had their homes totally destroyed. We housed a small family for a couple …

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