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Man Charged With Shining Laser At Border Patrol Helicopter

(AP) – A South Texas man has been arrested and charged with shining a laser at a Border Patrol helicopter. A federal affidavit alleges Juan Peralez pointed the laser at the helicopter about 1 a.m. Monday, prompting the pilot to take evasive action to avoid being blinded. Another member of the aircraft crew directed Border […]

NATIONAL

New Law Supports First Responders Who Treat Injured Pets

(AP) – Until a new law was passed this spring, it was against the law in Ohio for firefighters or emergency responders to provide basic first aid to dogs and cats rescued from house fires, car accidents or other crisis situations. Only licensed veterinarians could do that. The legislation passed recently makes Ohio one of […]

WORLD

Post Office Sees A Surge In Applications For Irish Passports

(AP) — Britain’s vote to leave the European Union has spurred a surge in interest in obtaining Irish citizenship from people in Northern Ireland.  The Post Office in Northern Ireland says it has “seen an unusually high number of people in Northern Ireland seeking Irish passport applications.”  Northern Ireland is part of the United Kingdom, […]