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How to prepare your house for a hurricane

9/19/2018 6:10 PM

Whenever Mother Nature strikes next, whether you are evacuating and moving inland or bunkering down, here are five ways to prepare your home after it’s been storm-guarded.

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Five dangers of wildfire smoke

9/5/2018 7:34 PM

Slowly the wildfires across the country are being contained and extinguished. Hundreds of Colorado firefighters continue to battle the flames and prevent further evacuations. Thunderstorms in Colorado, as well as Montana, have aided with control efforts.

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Red tide terrorizes Florida coast

8/23/2018 6:08 PM

Gov. Rick Scott of Florida declared a state of emergency Aug. 15 after harmful red algae killed various sea organisms in the region’s waters.

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Emergency preparedness for college students

8/8/2018 11:00 AM

Around the country, students are packing their belongings before heading back to their colleges. Bring out the futons and mattress toppers combined with shower caddies and Old Navy flip flops.

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How to prevent common school illnesses

8/1/2018 3:34 PM

It’s August 1st, and you know what that means. It is officially back to school season. Summer camps are coming to an end and the days of living in a swimsuit by the pool are fleeting. Soon parents will be back to a normal schedule of carpool and soccer practice. Kids are trading in squirt guns and slip-n-slides for yellow binders and red pens.

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What is the deal with all of these food recalls?

7/26/2018 2:09 PM

First, it was romaine lettuce. Now it’s goldfish crackers. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has certainly been busy.

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What is the North American monsoon?

7/18/2018 6:34 PM

Tornadoes, wildfires and hailstorms, oh my. The U.S. has seen its fair share of severe weather over the past few months, but Mother Nature isn’t quite finished. For southwestern states, monsoon season officially began.

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Wildfire Preparedness: Flames Scorch Western USA

7/11/2018 11:15 AM

A massive and intense heat dome has consumed the eastern two-thirds of the United States over the past two weeks.

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Vacationers Beware: “Sea Lice” Infest Florida Beaches

7/4/2018 6:00 AM

Last week the Florida Department of Health issued a warning to beachgoers along the Panhandle waterfront, informing them that “sea lice” have infested the area and outbreaks have been common.

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What I Learned In A Year Writing For Civil Dispatch

6/27/2018 3:24 PM

I have been the writer for Civil Dispatch for a little over a year now and it has turned me into an inexperienced yet capable prepper to say the least. The information and tools that I have learned over the past year have put me in a position to be the ultimate prepper if I chose to.

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