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  • Florida firefighters’ bank accounts drained after payroll company’s sudden shutdown
    VIDEO: Firefighters with Pinellas Suncoast Fire Rescue have been spent the last week scrambling to get their finances in order after a payroll company made unauthorized withdrawals from their bank accounts. Some of the firefighters say their checking accounts were totally depleted, creating a slew of problems with bills, rent, and other payments due at the beginning of the month.
    - PUB DATE: 9/13/2019 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WFLA-TV NBC 8 Tampa
  • Fixing local 911 system would cost Oregon community $28 million
    Voters will decide in November whether to spend $28 million on a new radio system for the 911 dispatch center and first responders. The measure would cost 9 cents per $1,000 of assessed value — or $18 per year for the owner of a home assessed at $200,000. Located near the Medford airport, Emergency Communications of Southern Oregon, or ECSO, answers 911 calls for all of Jackson County and Crater Lake National Park.
    - PUB DATE: 9/13/2019 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KTVL-TV Channel 10
  • Survey finds 8% of Virginia first responders had recent thoughts of suicide
    Eight percent of first responders in Virginia had recent thoughts of suicide, according to a survey conducted by the Fairfax Coalition of Police. FCOP surveyed 26 different first responder agencies across the state of Virginia. For comparison, the estimated rate of suicidal thoughts among the general U.
    - PUB DATE: 9/13/2019 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WCYB-TV NBC 5
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