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DISASTER IN THE PHILIPPINES: Still Waiting For More Aid

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  • DEADLY SUPER TYPHOON: 10,000+ Feared Dead

    DEADLY TYPHOON: 10,000 Feared Dead

    Monday, November 11 2013 5:08 PM EST2013-11-11 22:08:46 GMT
    TACLOBAN, Philippines (AP) - The relief effort in the Philippines has barely begun.More >>
    TACLOBAN, Philippines (AP) - The relief effort in the Philippines has barely begun. As many as 10,000 people -- and perhaps more -- are dead as a result of the typhoon that struck on Friday.More >>

TACLOBAN, Philippines (AP) - It's apparently just as tough getting into the hardest hit areas in the Philippines in the wake of the killer typhoon as it is to get out.
    
There are medical supplies, pallets of water and food waiting to be delivered, but of the millions of victims, few have gotten any help yet. And of thousands who mobbed the airport in Tacloban, only a few hundred were able to board outbound planes.
    
Most residents of the hardest hit city of Tacloban  spent the night under pouring rain - either in the ruins of their homes or in the open along roadsides and damaged trees.
 

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  • Sheriff's office investigating after Fruitland man finds dogs in garbage bags

    Sheriff's office investigating after Fruitland man finds dogs in garbage bags

    Monday, October 23 2017 9:46 PM EDT2017-10-24 01:46:56 GMT

    The Payette County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a Fruitland man made a grim discovery last week. He said he found three white kitchen garbage bags on Bureau of Land Management land outside Fruitland. Inside, Rohrer said he found three dead husky puppies, each about 4 months old.  He had gone to the area on October 18 to do some shooting and posted photos on his Facebook page.

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    The Payette County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a Fruitland man made a grim discovery last week. He said he found three white kitchen garbage bags on Bureau of Land Management land outside Fruitland. Inside, Rohrer said he found three dead husky puppies, each about 4 months old.  He had gone to the area on October 18 to do some shooting and posted photos on his Facebook page.

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  • Property owner considers fighting vandalism with art

    Property owner considers fighting vandalism with art

    Monday, October 23 2017 9:16 PM EDT2017-10-24 01:16:33 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - One property owner is at his wit’s end as his building is vandalized again. Don Parkins is one of the owners of the Bluz at the Bend building. He says over the course of a weekend, people had tagged his building. But this isn’t the only thing he’s been dealing with – someone’s been dumping trash in his parking lot. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - One property owner is at his wit’s end as his building is vandalized again. Don Parkins is one of the owners of the Bluz at the Bend building. He says over the course of a weekend, people had tagged his building. But this isn’t the only thing he’s been dealing with – someone’s been dumping trash in his parking lot. 

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  • Health District holds free vaccine clinics Tuesday

    Health District holds free vaccine clinics Tuesday

    Monday, October 23 2017 8:49 PM EDT2017-10-24 00:49:33 GMT
    Spokane Regional Health District holds 3 free vaccine clinics on TuesdaySpokane Regional Health District holds 3 free vaccine clinics on Tuesday

    Spokane, Wash. - There's a new effort in our community to help keep you and your family safe and healthy.  On Tuesday, October 24th, the Spokane Regional Health District is holding three free vaccine clinics at Garfield, Logan and Stevens Elementary Schools.  

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    Spokane, Wash. - There's a new effort in our community to help keep you and your family safe and healthy.  On Tuesday, October 24th, the Spokane Regional Health District is holding three free vaccine clinics at Garfield, Logan and Stevens Elementary Schools.  

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