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  • Short staffing causing crisis for 9-1-1 centers
    7.19.23 – ABC News – 9-1-1 dispatch centers around the country are experiencing staffing shortages, leading in some areas to delays in emergency response. Filling the positions, which often involve life or death situations, can be difficult when fast-food restaurants are offering higher wages, said Brian Fontes, CEO of the National Emergency Number Association.
  • Franklin County approves new fees for safety inspections
    7.21.23 – Roanoke Times – For false alarms, the new fee will charge $75 for the third false alarm and the fee will increase by $75 for each additional false alarm …

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