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Union presents a plan to restore retiree and workers’ healthcare benefits

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Labor unions representing Memphis city workers now say they're willing to increase insurance deductibles in order to restore health …

Firefighters present study saying Memphis overspends on big business

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- We're the global transportation hub with FedEx routing packages through our airport each day. The corporation, like International …

Memphis Fire Department hiring new recruits as firefighters retire

MEMPHISs, Tenn. -- Changes to health care coverage are not extinguishing hundreds of people's spark to be a firefighter.<p>The Memphis Fire Department …

Debt-Free By 53? Here's Why You Should Meet This Milestone

If there's one thing Americans are good at, it's racking up debt. The typical American household carries over $15,000 in credit card debt, $168,000 in mortgage debt, and $48,000 in student loan debt. But despite these somewhat ominous figures, according a recent CreditCards.com poll, the average …

My mum says the word cancer – it’s the beginning of the end | Anonymous

She tells me she’s got inoperable cancer, and for the first time goodbye becomes a meaningful word. Should I be feeling this grief even before she dies?<p>The word Mum appears on my phone’s screen and I swipe right. I’ve been expecting this call. I’m prepared for the worst.<p>“It turned out to be cancer …

NRA-ILA | Missouri: Pro-Gun Omnibus Self-Defense Legislation Passes Out of General Assembly on Final Day

Friday, July 6, 2018<p>Shortly before 4:00am last Saturday morning, the two week long Third Review Conference (RevCon3) on the Programme of Action to …

Missouri lawmakers pass expanded gun rights on final day

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri lawmakers passed a sweeping expansion of gun rights Friday, allowing people to carry concealed guns without needing permits while also expanding their right to stand and fight against perceived threats.<p>The legislation, which goes to Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon, was …

Missouri sends permitless concealed carry bill to Gov. Nixon

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon, a Democrat, will have to decide on a sweeping gun reform expansion in coming days. (<i>Gov. Nixon Facebook</i>)<p>The Show Me State …

Five Years After Disaster, Missouri Runners Put on Biggest Event Yet

The Joplin Memorial Half Marathon, which helps remember the 161 people who died during a devastating tornado, is adding a full marathon and a virtual race in 2016.<p>On Friday, May 20, the night before the fifth annual Joplin Memorial Half Marathon (and first Joplin Memorial Marathon), there will be …

Joplin, Missouri, Five Years After the May 22, 2011 EF5 Tornado: Before and After Imagery

Tornado Central<p>Joplin, Missouri, Five Years After the May 22, 2011 EF5 Tornado: Before and After Imagery<p>By Jon Erdman<p>May 21 2016 06:00 AM …

Joplin, Missouri, tornado: 5 years later

<b>(CNN) —</b> Five years ago, a tornado ripped through the Missouri city of Joplin, tearing apart buildings and neighborhoods, and killing about 160 people.<p>As it marks the fifth anniversary Sunday, Joplin has worked to rebuild, both its spirits and buildings.<p>Here are five things to know about the deadly …

Family breaks silence on firefighter Nicole Mittendorff suicide, bullying

<b>Nicole Mittendorff's husband and sister speak to WTOP</b><p>WASHINGTON — For the first time, the husband and sister of Fairfax County firefighter Nicole …

Firefighters rescue naked man from Iowa business's chimney

CARROLL, Iowa (AP) — Carrie Sapp teased her husband, Brad, about being afraid of ghosts when he said he heard someone whisper "get out of here" while …

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Amputee firefighter defies the odds at rookie school

Hawaii News Now headlinesNewsMore>><p>Posted:Friday, July 13 2018 9:19 AM EDT2018-07-13 13:19:00 GMT<p>Updated:Saturday, July 14 2018 6:20 AM EDT2018-07-14 …

This Boy Fighting Cancer Is About To Become An Honorary FDNY Firefighter

“We are so blessed to have been adopted by the FDNY."<p>The New York City Fire Department is about to add another valiant firefighter to its team, and he happens to be just 3 years old.<p>On May 31, Trucker Dukes will be sworn in as an FDNY honorary firefighter by Commissioner Daniel Nigro. The …

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Boston Police officer jumps into firefighting mode, saving three

<i>Watch "New Day" and "CNN Newsroom" each Friday to see inspiring stories of officers going above and beyond the call of duty</i>.<p><b>(CNN) —</b> Boston Police officer Luis Lopez has not received any fire training in his 20 years with the department. But when he saw a raging house fire just blocks from his …

Firefighters battle two alarm 20th Ave E blaze

A full contingent of Seattle Fire units fought a massive fire that completely destroyed the framing of an under construction house and spread to a …

Firefighters Rescue 12 Stuck Inside Elevator At Facebook Building

MENLO PARK (BCN)<p>Firefighters rescued twelve people from an elevator at a Facebook campus building in Menlo Park this afternoon.<p>At 12:04 p.m., firefighters responded to a report of multiple people stuck inside an elevator at Facebook Building 20, located at 1 Facebook Way, according to Menlo Park …

Jeff Bridges, Taylor Kitsch Join Josh Brolin-Miles Teller Firefighter Film (EXCLUSIVE)

Jeff Bridges and Taylor Kitsch have rounded out the ensemble cast for Black Label Media’s untitled firefighter film that currently stars Josh Brolin, …

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Fort McMurray wildfire: photo of newborn pays tribute to firefighters

A Fort McMurray mother is paying tribute to firefighters battling the wildfire with a touching photo of her newborn.<p>Monique Brunet, 31, was 35 weeks …

New York police, firefighters brawl during charity football game

A charity football game between members of New York City's police and fire departments ended in chaos Sunday when a controversial hit sparked two brawls on the field.<p>The New York Post reported that the NYPD team was holding a comfortable 29-13 lead late in the fourth quarter when the FDNY's …

Firefighter injured in house fire on Sherman Street near I-25

ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. - A firefighter was injured battling a house fire near Interstate 25 Monday.<p>The fire started around 10:10 a.m. at a home in the …

Firefighters rescue ducklings while anxious mother duck watches nearby, quacking and pacing

We all know that there is no love like a mother's love -- and apparently, that rule applies to all species.<p>Firefighters with New Zealand's Titirangi Volunteer Fire Brigade spent their Saturday morning rescuing a bunch of ducklings from a cesspit while their mother anxiously watched, darting back …

7 Ways to Keep Work Stress From Invading Your Entire Life

Holding down a demanding job these days can sometimes make you feel like your back is against the wall.<p>But when that feeling follows you home and makes you want to punch the wall, that’s a problem. Work stress has invaded your downtime, threatening to mess with your personal life so you never score …