Florida May Be Going On A Bear Hunt In 2015 | Tampa Bay Times

Raleigh cracks down on sewer lines, forcing some residents to move fences, pools :: WRAL.com

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By 2012, that number had increased 50 percent to about 6,000. Four years ago, the wildlife commission voted to take the black bear off its list of imperiled species, although the most recent population estimate of 2,000 was made in 2002, and the state’s “Conserve Wildlife” license plate features a picture of a black bear. Craig Pittman can be reached at [email protected]
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North Long Beach Fire Causes Neighborhood Evacuation – The Grunion Gazette Online – Gazettes.com Long Beach: Gazettes.com – News

Now, public works crews are clearing the trouble zones one by one. Raleigh Assistant Public Utilities Director T.J. Lynch said he understands why many residents aren’t happy about the more aggressive policy. For about the past four years, weve been hot and heavy on easement clearing and pipe cleaning, he said. Since we cleared them, we had access to them.
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Virginia Beach helps Chesapeake replace traffic signs after major fire | WTKR.com

Posted: Sunday, January 25, 2015 8:56 am North Long Beach Fire Causes Neighborhood Evacuation A fire Saturday night in north Long Beach caused a temporary evacuation of the neighborhood after live ammunition and World War II ordnance was found. The Long Beach Fire Department was called to the 7100 block of Orange Avenue at about 9:30 p.m., LBFD spokesman Jake Heflin said. Two storage sheds and the garage at a home were on fire, he said. When the firefighters arrived, what appeared to be fireworks shooting off was heard. After the fire was brought under control a cache of live ammunition was found. There was a lot of ammunition, Heflin said. Also, what appeared to be World War II ordnance was found.
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Complaints about bears to the state wildlife commission’s hotline have been growing.

(WTKR) After a massive fire destroyed a Chesapeake storage building, the City of Virginia Beach Public Works Department took action to help replace lost trafficsigns. TheNovember 19th fire off Executive Blvd.destroyed theChesapeakePublic Works storage building. That building stored more than 80% of Chesapeakes new sign inventory. After the fire, Chesapeake Public Works rented some signs and also purchased a large number from Virginia Beach through the Regional Resource Sharing Program. We got an email from one of the gentlemen over in their traffic management shop asking if we could mass produce hundreds of signs that were lost in the fire, explained Frank Hickman with Virginia Beach Public Works. Since Virginia Beach has a full-fledged sign-shop capable of making just about any sign, Chesapeakes standard order was no problem.
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