Category Archives: In the News

Hawaii awaiting Felicia

Fortunately for Hawaii, Tropical Storm Felicia, formerly Hurricane Felicia, has slowed in speed and lessened in¬†intensity, but she is still expected to pass over the Hawaiian islands today, just missing the Big Island, but making landfall on the central islands … Continue reading

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Collapse of Cologne (Germany) Archives Building

Cologne’s six-story archives building collapsed at 2pm on Tuesday, March 3rd, burying in rubble manuscripts by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels.¬† Here is an account of the incident from The TimesOnline: “There was even less warning of the collapse of … Continue reading

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Preparedness pays off: two stories from the news

Boston University’s online newspaper contains an article today about how the Galveston National Laboratory at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, TX weathered Hurricane Ike with flying colors, despite the beating taken by the island as a result … Continue reading

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Schools Safety News

Here’s a mashup of media reports of incidents at schools in the United States and Canada. You’ll find news stories on incidents such as bus accidents, bomb threats, intruders, shootings, and campus lockdowns.

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