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  • Concealed carry law in the spotlight(WI)

    12/10/2012 6:39:29 AM PST · by marktwain · 4 replies ^ | 7 December, 2012 | Laura Smith
    WAUSAU - The state's concealed carry gun law is in the spotlight again after a fight stemming from a road rage incident in Wausau ended when one person involved pulled a gun. That 48-year-old Appleton man has a concealed carry permit. As we've reported, police arrested 30-year-old Nicholas Flanagan and 26-year-old Jessica Ratliff. Investigators say the Menominee, Michigan couple attacked Scott Van Patter after their vehicles collided. Wausau police provided FOX 11 with dash cam video showing officers arriving on the scene of a fight at a Menards parking lot Tuesday. Police say Van Patter was physically assaulted by Flanagan...
  • Texas boy, 4yo, saves 3yo, then drowns.

    08/09/2012 5:32:59 PM PDT · by West Texas Chuck · 32 replies
    Fort Worth Star-Telegram ^ | 08/09/2012 | Domingo Ramirez Jr., 817-390-7763
    A four year old little Man jumps into a pool to save a struggling little girl, then drowned and was took off life support today.
  • Awww… newly adopted cat saves owner’s life (+video)

    02/25/2012 11:25:37 AM PST · by STARWISE · 9 replies · 1+ views
    Hot Air ^ | 2-25-12 | Jazz Shaw
    Time for your weekend break from politics. Most of us are, by now, familiar with the idea of “seizure dogs” and “therapy dogs” who assist owners with special medical needs. But a seizure cat? Keep this in mind if you’re ever considering rescuing a feline from the local shelter. From Wisconsin. Amy Jung and her son, Ethan Jung, originally went to the Door County Humane Society on Feb. 8 to play with the cats, not to bring one home. Then Jung, 36, saw Pudding lying on a counter. She made a quick decision to adopt Pudding and his pal Wimsy....
  • Three Minutes From Death

    10/25/2011 4:11:27 PM PDT · by AnAmericanAbroad · 10 replies
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | October 26, 2011 | Staff
    A retired heart surgeon saved the life of a police officer with just three minutes to spare after he had been stabbed in the throat by a crazed knifeman. Samad Tadjkarimi stemmed the flow of blood with his bare hands after finding Pc Paul Madden bleeding to death in the street. The officer was attacked by career criminal John Onyenaychi near a bus stop in Ealing last December. Mr Tadjkarimi, 65, was returning from Christmas shopping when he saw the 23-year-old officer with 'horrendous injuries' which medics say would have killed him within the next three minutes. Mr Tadjkarimi said:...
  • Australian 'angel' saves lives at suicide spot (Saved 160+ lives! One life at a time!)

    06/19/2010 11:04:25 AM PDT · by Mrs. Don-o · 22 replies · 1,265+ views news ^ | June 14, 2010 | KRISTEN GELINEAU
    Don Ritchie SYDNEY — In those bleak moments when the lost souls stood atop the cliff, wondering whether to jump, the sound of the wind and the waves was broken by a soft voice. "Why don't you come and have a cup of tea?" the stranger would ask. And when they turned to him, his smile was often their salvation. For almost 50 years, Don Ritchie has lived across the street from Australia's most notorious suicide spot, a rocky cliff at the entrance to Sydney Harbour called The Gap. And in that time, the man widely regarded as a...
  • Captain Robert Craig, Ocean City Beach Patrol, Maryland- "OC Family Grateful"

    05/25/2009 1:07:06 PM PDT · by real_patriotic_american · 2 replies · 624+ views
    The Dispatch (Maryland Coast Dispatch) ^ | May 25, 2009 | The Craig Family
    OC Family Grateful Editor: Saturday, April 25, 2009 was a beautiful day, and it was made even more wonderful by the outpouring of affection expressed toward Captain Robert S. Craig at his Beach Memorial Service. The Craig children and family appreciate all that was done to honor our “Pop,” a man so many in Ocean City have known and loved for so many years. The Beach Memorial was truly memorable and more special than we could have possibly imagined. We have many people to thank for their efforts in making it happen. We learned very quickly that organizing such an...
  • Ocean City Bids Farewell to OCBP Capt. Robert Craig

    05/12/2009 5:58:04 AM PDT · by real_patriotic_american · 31 replies · 730+ views
    Ocean City Today ^ | May 1, 2009 | (Non Listed)
    (At right) Flanked by friends and family members, a wreath is carried down the beach to be released into the ocean in memory of Craig, "founding father" of the Beach Patrol. Carrying the wreath is the current head of the organization, Capt. Butch Arbin, who is flanked by Craig's son, Robert Craig, and grandson, Christopher Craig. (Above) Sean Williams pushes a surf board, carrying the wreath and the ashes of Capt. Craig, toward a Coast Guard boat, which released the wreath farther from the shore.
  • Memorial Service planned to honor Captain Robert S. Craig

    04/10/2009 4:24:09 PM PDT · by real_patriotic_american · 3 replies · 467+ views
    News Releases: from Public Relations Office, Town of Ocean City, MD. ^ | April 8, 2009 | Donna Abbott, P.R. Director, Town of Ocean City, MD.
    News Release: April 8, 2009 Memorial Service planned to honor Captain Robert S. Craig Ocean City, MD – A memorial service for Captain Robert (Bob) S. Craig will be held 3 p.m. Saturday, April 25 on the beach at North Division Street. Captain Craig passed away on Saturday, March 28 at the age of 90. Captain Craig joined the Ocean City Beach Patrol in 1935 and served as its captain from 1946 until retiring in 1987. Captain Craig is credited with building the Ocean City Beach Patrol into the professional organization it is known as today. When Captain Craig turned...
  • Longtime OCBP Captain, Bob Craig, dies (ROBERT CRAIG: 1918-2009)

    04/07/2009 2:36:23 PM PDT · by real_patriotic_american · 3 replies · 722+ views
    Ocean City Today ^ | April 3, 2009 | NANCY POWELL Associate Editor
    (April 3, 2009) The man who not only epitomized the Ocean City Beach Patrol, but also built it into a serious and professional organization, passed away Saturday. When Capt. Robert (Bob) S. Craig turned 90 last July, a competition, dinner and slide show honored him for his 52 years as a town employee and member of the Beach Patrol. Thousands knew Craig from his years guiding the Beach Patrol and taking it from a small, relatively unskilled group of young men to a large group of highly skilled young men and women. Capt. Butch Arbin, the current head of the...
  • OC Beach Patrol Icon Remembered

    04/07/2009 5:29:24 AM PDT · by real_patriotic_american · 6 replies · 633+ views
    The Dispatch ^ | April 3, 2009 | By Shawn J. Soper, News Editor
    OCEAN CITY – Ocean City lost a treasured icon this week when Captain Robert S. Craig, who shepherded the Beach Patrol through decades of change and inspired his young charges for half a century passed away at the age of 90. Captain Craig, as he was known for decades not only by the thousands of lifeguards who worked with him and for him but also by the countless millions of local residents and visitors to the resort area, passed away last Saturday at the Coastal Hospice in Salisbury at the age of 90. A former schoolteacher and coach, Captain Craig...
  • Combat Life Saver Course Culminates with Mass Casualty Exercise

    03/02/2009 3:07:37 PM PST · by SandRat · 1 replies · 161+ views
    FOB WARRIOR — The sound of sirens and revving engines pierce the ears as Iraqis with simulated injuries are carried out of a large, inconspicuous-looking dining facility. Several Iraqi Firemen, Police (IP) and Army (IA) emergency services personnel swarm with stretchers holding the “wounded” during a mass casualty training exercise held on Kirkuk Military Base, also known as K-1, Feb. 24. The exercise was the culminating training event after a 17-day Combat Life Saver (CLS) course that took place on K-1. It was designed by both Iraqi and U.S. medical staff and was intended to replicate several mortar and bomb...
  • Huckabee helps choking NC candidate with Heimlich

    06/07/2008 7:36:51 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 27 replies · 134+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 6/7/08 | AP
    GREENSBORO, N.C. - Former Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee put the squeeze on a politician at the North Carolina Republican Party convention, but in a good way. The former Arkansas governor performed the Heimlich maneuver on Robert Pittenger, Republican candidate for lieutenant governor, at a lunch Saturday. Pittenger said he was laughing when he choked on some food. "I stood up and the governor came over and did the Heimlich and got the relief," Pittenger said. He said the food dislodged when Huckabee applied the trademark Heimlich squeeze to the midsection. Pittenger added, "In fact he called me in the...
  • How to Survive a Disaster - 9/11 Lifesaver RICK RESCORLA (Time Magazine Cover Story)

    06/02/2008 9:41:28 PM PDT · by ALOHA RONNIE · 39 replies · 1,318+ views
    Time Magazine ^ | June 9, 2008 | Amanda Ripley
    .NEVER FORGET.And now the Man who predicted 9/11 9/11 Lifesaver extraordinaire RICK RESCORLA... finally gets his due:TIME Magazine Cover Story June 9, 2008'How to Survive a Disaster' ...By Amanda Ripley(See 'How One Person Made a Difference' - Pages 3 & 4).NEVER FORGET.
  • Combat Lifesaver Course Trains Soldiers to Save Lives on Battlefield

    09/06/2007 4:39:12 PM PDT · by SandRat · 6 replies · 275+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Pfc. April Campbell, USA
    CAMP ATTERBURY, Ind., Sept. 6, 2007 – When soldiers are wounded in combat, the most immediate medical care available generally is given by other soldiers on the battlefield, most of whom are not combat medics. Army Sgt. Clint Higgins, a Combat Lifesaver instructor with 205th Infantry Brigade, helps students taking the Combat Lifesaver Course practice lifesaving skills Aug. 23 at Camp Atterbury, Ind. During the final exercise, students are required to practice many of their newly learned skills including inserting IVs, applying tourniquets and pressure dressings, treating mental trauma, and moving wounded soldiers to a safe area. U.S. Army...
  • Lifesaver Course Designed for Combat in Iraq

    03/06/2006 3:35:02 PM PST · by SandRat · 5 replies · 265+ views
    Defend America News ^ | Pfc. Jason Dangel
    Johnson Pulling Guard.jpg Pfc. Charles Johnson, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, guards a downed buddy during the scenario portion of the Cobra Responder Course at Forward Operating Base Prosperity. U.S. Army photo by Pfc. Jason W. Dangel Lifesaver Course Designed for Combat in Iraq 'Cobra Responder' is specifically designed to teach soldiers basic trauma care on the battlefield. U.S. Army Pfc. Jason Dangel4th Brigade Combat Team BAGHDAD, March 6, 2006 — Emergency medical treatment is imperative when time and distance limit quick casualty evacuation. The “golden hour,” the first 60 minutes following a...
  • Computers fight pancreatic cancer

    04/26/2005 12:32:03 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 31 replies · 903+ views
    The researchers behind the Screensaver-Lifesaver project – which uses the ‘idle time’ of millions of computers worldwide to screen for anti-cancer drugs – are now turning their attention to fighting pancreatic cancer. The Screensaver-Lifesaver project is run out of the National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR) Centre for Computational Drug Discovery under the direction of Professor Graham Richards, Chairman of the Department of Chemistry at the University of Oxford. In a recent joint statement with the NFCR and Dr. Daniel Von Hoff of the Center for Targeted Cancer Therapies at the University of Arizona and the Translational Genomics Research Institute,...
  • Help honor 911 Lifesaving Hero RICK RESCORLA-Ft. Benning GA Sculpture

    03/18/2005 9:20:10 PM PST · by ALOHA RONNIE · 68 replies · 3,687+ views
    . NEVER FORGET . ...Now there is a way for all of us to help Mrs. SUSAN RESCORLA properly honor her Lifetime Lifesaving Hero husband RICK RESCORLA... ...who died so that 1,000's of others would live past a soon collapsing World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. ...A Man for All Seasons who focused on saving the lives of others his entire life, so very willingly. RICK RESCORLA - Lifetime Lifesaver 1965 Battle of the IA DRANG Valley 1993 Bombing of the World Trade Center 2001 Airstrikes on the World Trade Center for: Sacrifice begets Sacrifice for: LOVE is the...
  • 911 Remembered: RICK RESCORLA was a Soldier

    09/08/2003 8:49:33 PM PDT · by ALOHA RONNIE · 74 replies · 5,089+ views
    Mudville Gazette ^ | 9/08/2003 | Mudville Gazette
    NEVER FORGET ...After the CLINTONS refused 3 Offers from the Sudan to bring OSAMA bin LADEN here during the 1990's which would have stopped the Attacks of September 11, 2001 on US all, it's... '911 Remembered: RICK RESCORLA was a Soldier' Lifesaving Hero: Battle of IA DRANG-1965, World Trade Center Bombing-1993, World Trade Center Airstrikes-2001 ...Oh, WHY did such a Fella have to die on 911..? Signed:.."ALOHA RONNIE" Guyer / Vet-Battle of IA DRANG-1965 NEVER FORGET