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FDNY firefighter, retired NYPD detective to bring vital care packages to Flint

Retired NYPD Detective Raymond Ramos and FDNY firefighter William West are delivering supplies to Flint, Michigan. The two men raised $12,000 through social media and fundraisers. Ramos called contacts in Flint and identified the most vital items needed — water, hand sanitizer and wet wipes. “We decided we should go over there and help those people. It’s a real neighborhood thing, a […]

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Oklahoma City bombing anniversary coverage

KFOR News reports on the ceremony marking the 21st anniversary of the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building. The bomb destroyed much of the nine-story building and killed 168 people, 19 of whom were children from the building’s daycare center.

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“Patriots Day” films scenes during Boston Marathon

WHDH Boston reports that filming for the Boston Marathon bombing movie Patriots Day has begun, with scenes being shot during this year’s Marathon. Some local towns have refused to cooperate with filmmakers. The filming is controversial, with some questioning the timing of the film, and others worried that filming detracts from Marathon security.

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