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EMSA Exec Asks House Panel to Extend Medicare Payments

EMSA President Stephen Williamson warned House panel members that if ambulance service payments expire later this year, it will force services to cut back or discontinue service altogether.

Posted Friday, September 23, 2011

Officials Halt D.C. Fire, EMS Twitter Use

Communications Director Lon Walls says Twitter is "OK for parties and that type of stuff,"

Posted Thursday, September 22, 2011

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Death Toll in Cantaloupe Listeria Outbreak Rises to 8

The CDC said 55 people in 14 states have now been confirmed as sickened from eating the cantaloupes.

Posted Thursday, September 22, 2011

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NFL Fan Gives Old Ambulance a Second Life

Korody and his friends call it "the special operations tailgating unit."

Posted Thursday, September 22, 2011

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President, First Lady Honor Victims of 9/11 Attacks at All Sites

In a field in rural Pennsylvania, he placed a wreath at the marbled Wall of Names.

Posted Monday, September 12, 2011

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Former President Bush Pays Tribute to 9/11 Victims at Pentagon

He was joined by his wife, Laura, as he placed a wreath of white flowers.

Posted Saturday, September 10, 2011

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Work Continues in Identifying 9/11 Remains

Of 21,000 remains that have been recovered, nearly 9,000 are unidentified.

Posted Friday, September 9, 2011

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9/11 EMS Providers Offer Powerful & Compelling Words

Find out why we chose the title "Out of the Darkness" for our 9/11 digital supplement.

Posted Wednesday, September 7, 2011

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East Coast Quake Highlights Difficulty in Evacuating Nation's Capital

Report from five years ago criticized the region's emergency response plan as "not sufficient"

Posted Thursday, August 25, 2011


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