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Elijah Nouvelage

Veterans answer call to staff U.S. voting stations amid COVID-19

Oct 26 2020

ATLANTA A decade after Dan Berschinski deployed to Afghanistan to fight for freedom and lost his legs in battle, the former Army infantry officer is training for a key role in U.S. democracy: manning a voting station in place of elderly poll workers at risk of COVID-19.

Veterans answer call to staff U.S. voting stations amid COVID-19

Oct 26 2020

ATLANTA A decade after Dan Berschinski deployed to Afghanistan to fight for freedom and lost his legs in battle, the former Army infantry officer is training for a key role in U.S. democracy: manning a voting station in place of elderly poll workers at risk of COVID-19.

Hurricane Laura slams Louisiana, kills six, but less damage than forecast

Aug 28 2020

LAKE CHARLES, La. Hurricane Laura tore through Louisiana on Thursday, killing six people and flattening buildings across a wide swatch of the state before moving into Arkansas with heavy rains. | Video

CORRECTED-UPDATE 5-Hurricane Laura slams southwestern Louisiana, gutting buildings and killing at least one

Aug 27 2020

LAKE CHARLES, La., Aug 27 Hurricane Laura ripped through southwestern Louisiana on Thursday, destroying buildings in the city of Lake Charles and killing a 14-year-old girl after making landfall in the early morning as one of the most powerful storms to hit the state.

U.S. agents raid genetic testing labs, charge 35 in Medicare fraud probe

Sep 27 2019

WASHINGTON/LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. U.S. federal agents raided genetic testing laboratories, and 35 people were criminally charged in four states in a crackdown on genetic testing fraud that officials said on Friday caused $2.1 billion in losses to federal healthcare insurance programs.

U.S. agents search Clio Laboratories in fraud probe, says official

Sep 27 2019

LAWRENCEVILLE, GA/WASHINGTON, Sept 27 U.S. federal agents executed a warrant to search the Clio Laboratories in Lawrenceville, Ga. on Friday, a government official said, as part of a nationwide crackdown into genetic testing fraud against federal health insurance programs.

Hundreds searching for remains of California wildfire victims

Nov 22 2018

CHICO, Calif. Hundreds of volunteers and police officers spent the Thanksgiving holiday combing through the wreckage of California's deadliest wildfire, searching for the remains of victims killed in the blaze as rains looked set to complicate their work. | Video

First rain in months douses California wildfire, raises risk of mudslides

Nov 22 2018

CHICO, Calif. The first significant rain in months in northern California all but extinguished the deadliest wildfire in the state's history on Wednesday but also raised risks of flash flooding that could hinder teams searching for human remains.

Heavy rains expected to hinder search for victims of California wildfire

Nov 21 2018

CHICO, Calif., Nov 21 Heavy rains are forecast to begin on Wednesday in northern California, where they are likely to hinder search teams sifting through ash and rubble for the remains of victims of the deadliest wildfire in the state's history.

Californians left homeless by wildfire now face heavy rain and mud

Nov 21 2018

CHICO, Calif. Northern California residents left homeless by the deadliest, most destructive wildfire in state history braced for a new bout of misery on Tuesday from showers expected to plunge encampments of evacuees into rain-soaked fields of mud. | Video

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