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Councilwoman Accused Of Abusing 911 Emergency System

DALLAS COUNTY (CBSDFW.COM) – It was an act that was allegedly intended to make a point. Now a North Texas city councilwoman is in hot water with police who say she abused the 911 emergency system. 559 more words


Distress Signal App

By Chris Morris

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – On today’s APP-tastic and outta SITE – Distress Signal.

It’s reassuring to have a phone in case of an emergency, but there are some scenarios where you may not be able to tell authorities where to find you. 50 more words

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FCC is requiring text-to-911 on all carriers - most 911 centers can’t receive them!

By the end of the year, carriers will be required to route all of your emergency texts to 911. The problem is most emergency services agencies aren’t yet equipped to receive them.

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Somali Famine; the time has come to answer the call as part of its efforts to take actions in the regions affected by the drought the Federal Government of…

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