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August 24, 2016

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Updated: Aug. 24 (15:59)

RESCHEDULED Livonia Fire Department’s 75th Anniversary Community Celebration
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Disaster Relief Efforts Continue for Members in Flood-Ravaged Louisiana
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Corey Rose Cancer in the Fire Service Series

9 News Ancor Corey Rose dedicated a three-part series, "Left in the Smoke" highlighting the growing issue of cancer in the fire service. As many of you know, Corey sits on the Board of Directors for the CPFF Foundation.  Corey's father, Gary, died due to job related cancer shortly after retiring from a 32 year career with LA City Fire.
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Cooperation Brings Success
Cooperation Brings Success Firefighters and Fire Chiefs Work Together to Change the Fire Service in Colorado     By Susan M. Thornton There was a time in Colorado when fire chiefs and firefighters didn’t work together very well in dealing with the details of operating their fire and emergency medical services organizations.
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DFD Local 858 Chili Cook-Off - Sept 30th

Check out the attached flyer and rules and regulations.  Come out and support Local 858 and MDA.
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Download: DFD Chili Cookoff Rules and Regs.pdf , Chili Cook Off Sponsorships.pdf

Westminster Golf Tournament

Brothers and Sisters, Mark your calendars, Westminster Firefighters will host their inaugural CPFF Golf Tournament, September 9th at Hyland Hills Gold Course with a 8:00 am shotgun start.  Come out and support our Brothers and Sisters from Local 2889.  Please see the attached flyer.
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IAFF Dispatch Episode 2

Check out the latest episode of the IAFF Dispatch! This episode contains 4 Chapters: Election 2016: Our Process Out of the Shadows (PTS) Tracking Disasters, Helping Members Changing the Conversation Check out all the chapters of Episode 2! http://bit.
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ASU study underscores economic impact of Phoenix Fire Department

TEMPE, AZ - An independent ASU study shows that the Phoenix Fire Department may be responsible for saving thousands of jobs and millions to the Arizona economy.   The study looked at eight commercial fires last year where the fire department's response ended up saving the business.   Hatfield's Laundry near 16th Street and Washington was one of them.
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Congress Sets the Stage for Fight on Toxic Flame Retardant Laws

June 25, 2015 - This week, the U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed H.R. 2576, legislation to amend the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) by a vote of 398-1. The House vote sets the stage for action in the Senate on its version of TSCA reform, S. 697.
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Decline of Unions

What happened to American labor unions?  Last week came news that the share of America’s workforce that’s unionized hit a 97-year low. A mere 11.3% of workers now belong to a union, and a great chunk of those are in the shrinking public sector. In the private sector, unionization fell to an abysmal 6.6%, down from a peak of 35% during the 1950s.
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IAFF Statement on TPA

This morning, the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) General President Harold Schaitberger issued this statement on Congress’ plan to hold fire fighter retirement hostage for Trade Promotion Authority agenda. /IAFF_TPA_Statement.
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Governor Hickenlooper Signs HB 1348

Governor Hickenlooper signed HB 1348!  This important legislation will level the playing field for Special Districts when cities pursue Urban Renewal projects.
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