Weather Radio: A Lifesaver
for the Cost of a Pair of Shoes
1999--The tornadoes that struck Oklahoma and Kansas were devastating,
but the loss of life could have been greater. The National Oceanic
and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) National Weather Service
issued timely warnings which helped residents take cover. In addition,
NOAA Weather Radio was there to broadcast the warnings of severe
conditions. Vice President Al Gore has set a goal to make NOAA Weather
Radio receivers as common as smoke detectors in American homes.
who want to provide the most up-to-date diagnostic and treatment
methods for their asthma patients can now find, on one online site,
virtually all the scientific literature on chronic asthma that has
ever been published. The web site was launched in 1998 by the National
Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute of the National Institutes of Health.
Resources for Educational Excellence
Treaty of Paris, epidemiology, and human genome project have something
in common. They are among the thousands of topics on FREE--Federal
Resources for Educational Excellence--one of the most popular federal
websites for teaching and learning resources. About 35 agencies
developed resources for FREE.
Job hunters, if you want to work for the federal government, USA
Jobs is your entry site. It has current job openings--posted directly
by agencies--and an online application form.
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