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2014-06-10 20:21:02

CAMARILLO, Calif., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SAFER Systems, the world's leading chemical emergency response solutions provider, is proud to announce the debut of SAFER Mobile Response(TM). SAFER Mobile is a smartphone and tablet supported application that integrates the trusted 2012 Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG2012) with the power of Google Maps(TM), Google Traffic(TM), and live weather updates and forecasting. The app puts crucial data at the fingertips of first responders...

2014-06-10 12:36:10

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ACR Electronics shares a first: within just six months a SurvivorClub replacement Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB) saves a crew of three and their dog from the raging seas of the North Atlantic. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140609/116042 Just this past October, and without warning, Len and Lisa Rorke's sailboat rudder broke and drifted away leaving the sailboat without any means of steering, forcing Len...

2014-06-10 12:33:35

Lowe's expands partnership, pledges volunteer support to deliver immediate disaster relief to local communities MOORESVILLE, N.C., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its continued commitment to assist communities impacted by natural disasters, Lowe's today announced a $750,000 grant to the First Response Team of America, a nonprofit organization dedicated to working alongside local agencies to help save lives in the wake of destruction. The First Response Team uses...

2014-06-05 16:32:17

LOS ANGELES, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBackup, a leading online backup provider, today answered the need for faster data backup by highlighting their IBackup Express service. This service was created to address a growing problem in the business world; companies are generating and storing more and more data, but internet bandwidth is failing to catch up, leaving many businesses without a fast way to back up their critical data to the cloud. IBackup Express tackles this problem...

2014-06-04 23:12:27

On June 8th, more than 3,000 runners, including 1,350 elementary and middle school girls, their parents, friends and family will participate gather in Buffalo, NY for the annual Girls on the Run 5K. Hyper-Reach – a national provider of emergency alert services to public safety officials – is providing free emergency alert services to Girls on the Run of Buffalo for the event. (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 On Sunday, June 8th, more than 3,000 runners, including 1,350 elementary and middle...

2014-06-03 23:17:56

On Sunday, June 8, more than 1,000 elementary school girls, their parents, friends and family will participate in a 5K for girls in Steuben and Chemung counties. Hyper-Reach is providing free emergency alerts to warn participants and spectators in case of any dangerous situations. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 On Sunday, June 8th, more than 1,000 elementary school girls, their parents, friends and family will gather at the Campbell Savona High School, Campbell, NY, for the Girls on...

2014-06-02 12:33:00

Coimbatore, India Leads Testing to Help Cities Prepare for Natural Hazards SINGAPORE, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WORLD CITIES SUMMIT -- In light of the growing threat of disasters from natural hazards such as floods, storms, fires and earthquakes, one growing city is taking the lead in piloting a new tool to assess how prepared cities of all sizes will be when disaster strikes. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090416/IBMLOGO Coimbatore, India, is the first city to apply...

2014-06-02 08:29:03

DaVERT Shares Emergency Preparedness Tips for Hurricane Season DENVER, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DaVita Kidney Care, a division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA) and a leading provider of kidney care services, is dedicated to sharing important emergency preparedness information for dialysis patients who might be impacted by weather-related emergencies - notably the hurricane season that starts on June 1. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140318/DC85712LOGO Over the past...

2014-05-29 23:13:49

Attend this important webinar presented by Regroup and meteorologist Cheryl Nelson to learn best practices in natural disaster preparedness and emergency communications. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 On Tuesday, June 3rd at 11AM PDT/2PM EDT emmy-nominated TV host, reporter and meteorologist Cheryl Nelson, along with Stuart Jarvis of Regroup, will present a free webinar entitled “Extreme Weather: Best Practices in Preparation and Communication”. Extreme weather events can...

2014-05-29 08:30:23

The World's Largest Veterinary Practice Hits the Road with New Red Star® Rescue Vehicle, Hosting Emergency Preparedness Clinics as Hurricane Season begins Throughout the Northeast PORTLAND, Ore., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season bearing down on the Northeast, beginning June 1, Banfield Pet Hospital and American Humane Association will mobilize its new, 50-foot Red Star(®) emergency rescue vehicle to ensure pet owners and their pets are prepared to weather...


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out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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