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Homeland Security Helps Ohio Prepare For Schools Threats

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Homeland Security in Ohio has teamed up with the state Department of Education to post informational resources for school administrators in the wake of the elementary school massacre in Connecticut.      The resources have been posted at http://homelandsecurity.ohio.gov/printed_material.stm.      They include a quick guide on how to respond when there's an active shooter,… Read More

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Alternative Heating Safety Tips

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Trying to keep warm without power could be a situation you find yourself in as winter wears on. Ohio Fire Marshal Larry Flowers is urging Ohioans to be safe if they use alternative forms of heating this winter. Flowers said to use kerosene heaters, space heaters and generators according to manufacturer instructions.  Any alternative heater… Read More

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Rockefeller: New Rule Would Reduce Prescription Drug Abuse

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U.S. Sen. Jay Rockefeller said a proposed federal rule would reduce prescription drug abuse. The Drug Enforcement Administration's proposed rule would establish national standards for prescription drug disposal. It also would expand available drug disposal options, including take-back events. A 2010 law requires the DEA to enforce a legal and safe prescription drug disposal method…. Read More