FMCSA Issues Regional Emergency Declaration to Prepare for Hurricane Florence

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration issued an emergency declaration on Sept. 10, in expectation of the arrival of Hurricane Florence. The declaration provided for the smooth flow of people, equipment and supplies during and after the emergency, in the affected states. The declaration is posted below, in its entirety, unedited. The primary mission of FMCSA is to “prevent crashes, injuries and fatalities involving large trucks and buses.”

Tropical Depression Gordon is Heading North

Tropical depression Gordon is in the process of turning north and entering Missouri from Arkansas as of Friday morning. Gordon will then gradually turn northeast towards the Great Lakes area Friday night, forecasters announced, towards the Great Lakes region, it was predicted on Friday morning, Sept. 7.

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Scorching Houston Heat Claims 3-Year-Old Boy Left in Day Care Van

Scorching heat in Houston last week claimed the life of a 3-year-old boy who was somehow left in a day care van for an estimated four hours. Who is to blame has not been officially determined, but video may be available that could provide helpful details, police said.

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