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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

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Michigan Red Cross Sends Aid To New Jersey Area

The Southeastern Michigan Red Cross has sent help to the East coast and more could be on the way as downgraded Sandy makes its way inland.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/30/2012

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Michigan Red Cross Heads To Florida For Tropical Storm Isaac

Local volunteers will work in shelter operations, facilities and health services.

CBS Detroit–08/23/2012

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American Red Cross Workers In Mich End Strike

More than 200 American Red Cross workers in Michigan who went on strike in March in a dispute related to contract negotiations are expected back at work.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/24/2012

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Local Red Cross Leader Gets Letter From President Obama

For nearly 40 years, one man has stood at the helm of the Southeast Michigan Red Cross. But now their leader is stepping down and being bestowed the highest honor imaginable – a letter from the White House.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/16/2012

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Red Cross: How To Have A Safe Memorial Day Weekend

As we head into Memorial Day there are many things to remember, packing, grilling and heading to the pool. But, it is also important to remember to be safe.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/26/2012

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Talks Fail To Resolve Red Cross Strike In Michigan

A strike by more than 200 American Red Cross workers in Michigan in a dispute related to contract negotiations has hit the two-week mark.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/13/2012

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Some Michigan Red Cross Workers Could Strike

Some American Red Cross workers in Michigan could go on strike Friday in a dispute over contract negotiations.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/28/2012

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‘Mr. Red Cross’ Leads Local Disaster Relief Team

They’re the second busiest Red Cross Disaster Relief Team in the country — and their 74-year-old fearless leader isn’t showing any signs of slowing down.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/14/2012

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Volunteers Head South To Help Tornado Victims

A group of local Red Cross volunteers is headed to Louisville, Kentucky, to help residents there recover from the recent tornado.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/08/2012

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