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Hero EMT dispatcher helps pinpoint stroke victim in eight-hour call

By Kate Briquelet and Jennifer Bain A heroic FDNY dispatcher went beyond the call of duty — staying on the phone with an elderly Upper East Side stroke victim for nearly eight hours while rescuers struggled to pinpoint the woman’s location. … Continue reading

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Social Media Posts Urge Americans to Call Incorrect Emergency Number

Friday, February 22, 2013 Posted by: Chris Nussman You may have seen recent posts on social media sites urging people in the U.S. to dial 1-1-2 rather than 9-1-1 in certain emergencies. This is bad advice. The posts claim that … Continue reading

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CNN warns of Egyptian-style takeover of electronic communication in the U.S.

If you think that the internet, phone, or television cannot be blocked in what the government would consider a “national emergency” in the United States, think again. CNN warns of Egyptian-style takeover of electronic communication in the U.S. | The … Continue reading

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