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1/13/2015: Front Page: Fire on board Norman Atlantic finally put out

Authorities at the Italian port of Brindisi yesterday fully extinguished the fire that had been burning on board the Norman Atlantic ferry for more than two weeks. Equipment was assembled yesterday with the aim of extracting the smoke from the vehicle… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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1/3/2015: Front Page: Ship towed to port as probe into fire widens

Tugboats were finally able yesterday to tow the ill-fated Norman Atlantic to the port of Brindisi in Italy, allowing rescue teams to search the Greek-hired passenger ferry that caught fire on Sunday as it was traveling from Greece to Italy. At least… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Attackers Open Fire on Israeli Embassy in Athens

Attackers Open Fire on Israeli Embassy in Athens ATHENS — The Greek authorities said on Friday that an early-morning gun attack on the Israeli Embassy used the same weapons as and closely resembled a similar attack on the residence of the German ambassador a year ago. Neither attack caused any … Full News here – Read […]

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12/29/2014: Front Page: Ferry stranded off Corfu after fire

A rescue effort aimed at helping dozens of passengers, including many Greeks, off a ferry stranded in the Adriatic Sea near Corfu was continuing last night amid treacherous conditions. A Greek man reportedly died after being lifted from the… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Major rescue operation underway after ferry catches fire off Corfu

A fire broke out on the car deck of a ferry carrying 478 people from Greece to Italy early Sunday, forcing authorities to order an evacuation. Nearby ships have been instructed to take passengers and crew members from the ferry Norman Atlantic, west of th… … Full News here – Latest News

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Fire Damages Uptown Athens Businesses, Displaces Students

Fire Damages Uptown Athens Businesses, Displaces Students ATHENS, Ohio – A stretch of buildings in downtown Athens is a ruin after an early-morning fire that affected businesses and apartments. City Information Officer Ron Lucas tells 10TV firefighters got the call to West Union Street in the area known as … Full News here – Read […]

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Crews Continue Uptown Athens Fire Investigation

Crews Continue Uptown Athens Fire Investigation Crews in Athens Co. still are looking for answers into what caused a massive fire Sunday morning on W. Union St. The State Fire Marshal's Office and the Athens Fire Dept. returned Monday morning, fighting hot spots. Officials say they've learned where … Full News here – Read more […]

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Fire that killed Athens man was likely accidental

Fire that killed Athens man was likely accidental Athens-Clarke County police Lt. Mike Tyndell said there was no indication that the fire that destroyed a workshop on Campbell Lane was intentionally set. An investigation continued on Monday, but Tyndell said the actual cause may never be known. Full News here – Read more on Online […]

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Cause Of Athens Fire Remains Under Investigation

Cause Of Athens Fire Remains Under Investigation ATHENS, Ohio – The State Fire Marshal's Office is trying to determine what caused the fire that burned several buildings and apartments on Union Street in Athens. The fire chief for Athens said investigators have pinpointed the start location to a … Full News here – Read more […]

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Eight injured and dozens displaced in Union Street fire

Eight injured and dozens displaced in Union Street fire The buildings housing Jack Neal Floral, Campus Sundry, Smoke Zone, The Union and Jackie O's Public House were all damaged by the fire which started around 4 a.m. Sunday. For hours, firefighters from Athens, Richland Area, The Plains and Nelsonville … Full News here – Read more […]

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Eight injured and dozens displaced in Union Street fire

Eight injured and dozens displaced in Union Street fire The buildings housing Jack Neal Floral, Campus Sundry, Smoke Zone, The Union and Jackie O's Public House were all damaged by the fire which started around 4 a.m. Sunday. For hours, firefighters from Athens, Richland Area, The Plains and Nelsonville … Full News here – Read more […]

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Athens CVB looks to renovate historic fire hall

Athens CVB looks to renovate historic fire hall The Athens Convention & Visitors Bureau has submitted plans to renovate the first floor of Athens' historic Firehall No. 1 at The Classic Center in an effort to increase the bureau's visibility. The plans may have alarmed some historic preservationists … Full News here – Read more […]

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Conspiracy of the Cells of Fire suspect arrested over bail violation

Police in Dimitsana, in Arcadia in the Peloponnese, on Thursday arrested Stella Antoniou, who is facing charges of involvement in the urban guerilla group Conspiracy of the Cells of Fire, for failing to comply with her bail conditions. Antoniou had been a… … Full News here – Latest News

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Large fire in Crete brought under partial control

A large fire that began in the early hours of Saturday in Hania, Crete, was brought under partial control on Sunday by a large force of firefighters who battled the blaze through the night. The fire in Amygdalokefali on the outskirts of the port town of K… … Full News here – Latest News

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Residents learn about fire safety, crime prevention during Athens National

Residents learn about fire safety, crime prevention during Athens National … National Night Out was organized by the Athens-Clarke County Police Department and Target as part of a national effort to heighten crime, drug, and gang prevention awareness; generate support for and participation in local anti-crime programs … Full News here – Read more on […]

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