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Local ROTC Cadets Raising $ For Explosion Victims

Some North Texas Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) cadets have launched a grassroots effort to raise money for victims of the explosions at the fertilizer plant in West, Texas.

CBSDFW.COM–04/19/2013

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How To Help: West, Texas Emergency Resources

A list of emergency relief services to help with those affected by the West Fertilizer Plant explosion.

04/17/2013

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American Red Cross Offers New Tornado Warning App

As North Texans prepare for storm season, the American Red Cross today launched its official Tornado App. The free app, available in English or Spanish, offers access to local and real-time weather information.

CBSDFW.COM–03/04/2013

Drew Brees

Drew Brees Giving $1 Million To Sandy Relief

Brees told CBS’ “Person to Person” in an interview to air Friday that the donation will come through the Dream Foundation he runs with his wife, Brittany.

11/19/2012

CBS Blood Drive

CBS DFW Blood Drive To Support American Red Cross

The Red Cross sent blood to northeast hospitals as the winds from Hurricane Sandy started to die down. Now they need to restock the nation’s emergency supply of life giving blood in a time of year when it’s always difficult to keep supplies up.

CBSDFW.COM–11/14/2012

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Opinion: Sandy: The Match-Maker Of All Match-Makers

As odd as it seems, President Barack Obama and Governor Chris Christie of New Jersey are in the midst of a marvelous “bromance”.

11/01/2012

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Sandy Sparks Need For Blood Donations

Red Cross says super storm Sandy forced the cancellation of 300 blood drives along the East Coast.

CBS 11–10/30/2012

A neighborhood destroyed by Hurricane Sandy (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Opinion: Sandy Reminds Us Of The Need For FEMA And That Romney Would Shut It Down

Romney was asked at a presidential debate whether FEMA should be shut down in light of the deficit. Romney replied that FEMA should “absolutely” be shut down. He was asked specifically if that included disaster relief. He replied that it was “immoral” to provide such relief in the face of “larger debts”, emphasizing that “it makes no sense at all” to have such programs.

10/30/2012

Monster Storm

Hurricane Sandy: Useful Information

As the eastern seaboard prepares for landfall of Hurricane Sandy, many people in North Texas are making preparations to help out.

10/28/2012

Shadow of a U.S. Serviceman. (credit: Adek Berry/AFP/Getty Images)

Holiday Mail For Heroes Campaign Begins

The holidays are just a few short months away and if you want to make it about more than presents, the Red Cross is starting up its Holiday Mail for Heroes campaign.

10/02/2012

Isaac Models

North Texas Plays Key Role As Isaac Approaches Gulf Coast

It may be an eight-hour drive to the Gulf Coast, but North Texas will once again play a key role if Isaac goes from bad to worse.

08/27/2012

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Local Red Cross Ready To Help Isaac Victims

Local volunteers from the American Red Cross are ready to help in case Tropical Storm Isaac hits landfall with hurricane force and causes serious trouble along the Gulf Coast.

08/27/2012

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