Lifesaving drives such as Upshur Rural Electric, Robroy Industries ensure right blood ‘at the ready’ in moment’s notice
Aug 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Carter BloodCare issues Texas-sized thank you, urges blood donation as way to salute fallen Blue, unite communities GILMER, Texas (August 22, 2016) – In the aftermath of chaos and lives lost in Dal...
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KARKAMIS, Turkey (Reuters) - Islamic State forces in Syria fired a mortar shell into Turkey on Wednesday, hitting an empty field, witnesses reported, in what appeared to be retaliation for Turkish air strikes near the town of Jarablus. Turkish special forces, backed by Turkish and U.S.-led coalition warplanes, launched an operation at dawn in north Syria to wipe out Islamic State along the border. Military sources confirmed that the jihadists had fired a mortar across the border, hitting an area outside the Turkish town of Karkamis. (Writing by Ayla Jean Yackley; Editing by Dasha Afanasieva)
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This still image taken from video shows rescuers recover a victim from a crumbled building in Amatrice, central Italy, where a 6.1 earthquake struck just after 3:30 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016. The quake was felt across a broad section of central Italy, including the capital Rome where people in homes in the historic center felt a long swaying followed by aftershocks. (AP Photo)AMATRICE, Italy (AP) — A strong earthquake struck central Italy early Wednesday, collapsing homes on top of residents as they slept. At least 10 people were reported dead in two hard-hit towns that were partially demolished.


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Three area authors to celebrate the release of new books
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Three area authors, two from Upshur County, will celebrate the release of new books this Saturday, August 27 from 2-5 p.m. at The Captains Castle Bed & Breakfast in Jefferson. There will be refresh...
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