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  • Louisiana city renews search for remains of 4 victims in 1973 UpStairs Lounge fire
    Nearly a half-century after arson killed 32 people in a New Orleans gay bar, the City Council has renewed the search for the remains of four victims, including three who were never identified. The UpStairs Lounge burned on June 24, 1973, killing 31 men, including two whose mother died with them, and injuring another woman and 14 men.
    - PUB DATE: 8/12/2022 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WWL-TV CBS 4 New Orleans
  • AT&T is using amphibious vehicles, drones and more to restore its network during disasters
    PHOTOS: In a nondescript warehouse outside of Atlanta, nestled among the office parks and chain restaurants that pepper suburban America, AT&T is preparing for catastrophe. This is one of the company's Network Disaster Recovery (NDR) sites, a place where a volunteer group of AT&T workers can test and train on equipment that can quickly spin up connectivity when a local office is destroyed.
    - PUB DATE: 8/12/2022 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: EnGadget
  • Wisconsin fire department citizenship requirement dropped by Fire and Police Commission
    The Milwaukee Fire Department has opened the door for more people to become firefighters. Milwaukee Fire Chief Aaron Lipski said the change is a long time coming. The Milwaukee Fire Department can now hire anyone who is legally hirable, whether they’re a United States citizen or not. Chief Lipski said the department can benefit from more diversity, people who are multilingual and anyone who wants to serve their community.
    - PUB DATE: 8/12/2022 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WITI-TV FOX 6 Milwaukee
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