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Common reasons FEMA denies money after major disasters

AP Photo/Ted S. Warren Local governments and nonprofits trying to recover from major disasters have sometimes learned the hard way that money spent on protective measures, cleanup and rebuilding is not always reimbursed by the U.S. government. The Associated Press analyzed more than 900 final appeals of public assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency over the past decade. A look at some of the common reasons money is denied, with examples: — IMMEDIATE THREAT A common point of dispute is whether work undertaken by … Read the referenced┬ástory here:…

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Common Galaxy Note 8 problems and how to fix them

No phone is perfect — but we can help. The Galaxy Note 8 has all sorts of power and features to take advantage of it, but that doesn’t mean it’s impervious to the issues that so many other smartphones have. Bad battery life, issues with radios, running out of storage and the like may hit your Note 8 in some form or fashion over the months and years you have it — but that doesn’t mean it has to be that way. You can fix these problems more often than…

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