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Fears Aside, No Mass Exodus from Collapsed Building’s Twin

SURFSIDE, Fla. (AP) — About a block from the Miami-area beachfront condominium tower that collapsed sits its sister building, erected a year later by the same company, using the same materials and a similar design. It has faced the same …

Tenth Victim Pulled from Miami Tower Rubble; Search Goes on

SURFSIDE, Fla. — Rescue workers pulled a 10th body from the rubble of a Florida condominium tower on Monday, and the mayor said they would keep searching for survivors, five days after the 12-story building collapsed as residents slept. The …

Ohio Fire Agencies Say Law Costs Them Volunteers

Small fire departments in Ohio say they’re losing volunteers because it’s difficult to keep up with a state law that took effect in 2008 requiring firefighters to be recertified on a regular basis. “People work 40 to 50 hours a …