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KIMBALL BOTTOMS (KFYR) – Rescue crews are searching for a 41-year-old man last seen in his kayak Saturday afternoon near Kimball Bottoms Recreational Area, according to the Burleigh County Sheriff’s Office. Burleigh County deputies and Bismarck Fire and Rural Fire Departments were called to the area just after 3:30 p.m. Emergency responders believe he’s still …

Firefighters with the Menlo Park Fire Protection District have new technology that helps them navigate through burning buildings and find people twice as fast, according to the Fire Chief. The technology is called the C-Thru platform. It includes a navigation unit that attaches to the firefighter’s helmet and allows them to clearly see objects in …

Follow the science. It has become a familiar phrase during the pandemic and when it comes to COVID-19 protocols, but some experts said science may be taking a backseat to politics and other interests in charting a course for California. Mixing science with politics can produce a strange result, especially when the scientists themselves disagree …

One individual was transported to the hospital after a shooting in the Coal Creek area Monday morning. Fremont County Sheriff Allen Cooper said the shooting happened at about 9 a.m. Law enforcement sent out a notification to residents within a two-mile radius. Cooper said there is no information at this time as to the condition …

(WAOW) — Wisconsin vaccinators say they are resuming use of the Johnson & Johnson single dose COVID-19 vaccine. Last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lifted the recommended pause of the vaccine after concerns over blood clots. The Marshfield Clinic Health System says it will start using the vaccine again this week at …

Bay Area health officials will resume administering the Johnson & Johnson vaccine after the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention agreed on Friday that its benefits outweigh the risk of rare blood clots linked to the vaccine. Health officers from Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, and Solano counties …

ATHENS, Wis. (WAOW) — Back in October of 2019, Miltrim Farms added 18 robotic milking machines to their production. Just over a year later, general manager David Trimner says they’re seeing the impact in a big way. “It was nice to kind of take the year of 2020 to learn and see hey, you know, …

Connecting people to counselors Justin Matthews reports CLEARWATER, Fla. – The Largo Police Department teamed up with Clearwater-based non-profit organization Directions for Living for a program that uses technology to help officers respond to mental health-related calls for service. Direction for Living’s “TRACE” program connects people who call the police for help with a licensed …

Health officials across the Chicago area said they are “anxious” about the upward trend of COVID-19 metrics over the past several weeks and watching the numbers closely. Dr. Rachel Rubin, co-lead of the Cook County Department of Public Health, said they are following the latest coronavirus metrics and “will not hesitate to pull back” on …

The Orangeburg Area Mental Health Center has welcomed a new executive director who will begin her duties on April 12. Dr. Natashia Smith replaces OAMHC Executive Director Willie Priester, who retired in March. Smith began her career with the South Carolina Department of Mental Health at the Aiken-Barnwell Mental Health Center in 2004. She comes …