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American Volunteer Medics Treat Casualties of Mosul Combat

  MOSUL, Iraq (AP) When Iraqi forces pushed into Mosul’s urban center last week, Derek Coleman, an American volunteer medic, was among those treating the wounded at a front-line field clinic. He said he helped treat 44...

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Erlanger Considering Pay Raise for Firefighters, EMTs

ERLANGER – Erlanger City Council is considering an adjustment to the pay scales of many city employees after becoming self insured. The goal of the adjustment is to reflect the salaries of employees in...

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Medic One Ambulance Discovers a Safer Way Lift

Location: Medic One Ambulance – Jonesboro, AR Provider:  Charles Jones, CCEMT-P, FP-C, AHLS Patient Event: Obese patient lying supine and in need of lift assistance > The Situation Immediately after training with the Binder Lift for...

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EMS, County Administrators Suspended Pending DA Investigation

Two Cheatham County officials have been placed on administrative leave pending an investigation by the District Attorney’s office. Emergency Medical Service Assistant Chief Ricky Read has been suspended without pay, and the County’s Director...

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Police, Protesters Clash in Indonesian Capital

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Police in the Indonesian capital clashed with hard-line Muslim protesters refusing to disperse after a massive protest Friday to demand the arrest of the city’s minority-Christian governor for alleged blasphemy....

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As Seizures Top 400 in U.S., China Carfentanil Trade Thrives

SHANGHAI (AP) — Seizures of the deadly chemical carfentanil have exploded across the United States, with more than 400 cases documented in eight states since July alone, The Associated Press has found. Fueled by...

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First Responders Take on Undead as Training

VALPARAISO – First responders fended off the undead to rescue victims of a zombie attack at Zombie Apocalypse, a Halloween-themed continuing education training for police, fire, and EMTs at Amhurst Asylum Saturday. The event...