Explosions Rock Kharkiv Amid Air Raid Alert, Mayor and Governor Report on Telegram

Kharkiv, Ukraine – A series of explosions rocked the city of Kharkiv early on Wednesday, February 7, triggering an air raid alert. Mayor Ihor Terekhov and regional governor Oleh Syniehubov reported the incident on Telegram, according to Ukrinform. The first explosion was reported at 06:00, with a series of subsequent explosions following shortly after. The exact cause of the explosions was not immediately clear, and authorities have not provided further details at this time. The …

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Pledge: Maine Governor Promises $5 Million to Lewiston Mass Shooting Survivors

AUGUSTA, Maine – Governor Janet Mills of Maine has made a commitment to allocate over $5 million to aid the survivors of the mass shootings that took place in Lewiston last year. This announcement was part of her proposals outlined during the State of the State address on Tuesday night. She emphasized the importance of ensuring safety and peace for all, regardless of age or location. Gov. Mills also urged the state legislature to take …

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Gun control legislation proposed by Maine Governor to address crisis, fund victims’ medical costs, and prevent violence

AUGUSTA, Maine — Governor Janet Mills unveiled a series of comprehensive proposals aimed at addressing gun control and mental health crises in the wake of recent tragedies in the state. The governor’s plan includes the creation of a $5 million fund to cover the medical costs of those injured in mass violence incidents, similar to the Virginia Mass Violence Care Fund. This fund, to be invested over time, is part of a larger effort to …

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Human Trafficking Prevention Month Recognized by Florida Governor and Attorney General

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – January is Human Trafficking Prevention Month in Florida, as recognized by Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody with a Cabinet Resolution signed by the Governor and all Florida Cabinet members. The U.S. Department of State estimates that there are 27.6 million victims of human trafficking worldwide at any given time. Attorney General Moody is committed to ending trafficking in Florida and training as many Floridians as possible to spot and report suspicious activity. …

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