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Drone Delivery Company Flirtey Gets FAA Approval to Fly Drones Beyond Line of Sight to Deliver Automated External Defibrillators

85 Flirtey, a Reno, Nevada-based drone delivery company, has received approval from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to conduct drone delivery flights beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS), the City of Reno and Flirtey announced […]

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Arlington Heights Man Dies After Being Pulled from Petite Lake on the Chain of Lakes — Identity Not Yet Released

72 The Lake County Sheriff’s Marine unit was dispatched about 5:05 p.m. Saturday, August 4, 2018, to the Petite Lake Sandbar (located on the Chain O’Lakes) to a report of an unresponsive person arriving on […]

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ABC News: California Man’s Life Saved with “The Uber App for CPR” PulsePoint App — Doesn’t Exist in Illinois

61 ABC News: New CPR Phone App PulsePoint Uses Social Media to Save Lives. On Wednesday, March 25, 2015 lifelong Sunnyvale resident Walter Huber was sitting down to dinner when he received an alert through […]

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PulsePoint, Open Police and Fire Radio Channels: You Might Consider This, Elk Grove Village Mayor Craig Johnson

50 In the early 1970s the major selling point of starting a paramedic service in a fire department was the potential for saving lives with urgent care for heart attack victims and trauma victims. Advanced […]

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Palatine Fire Department Honors First Responders Tim Kirby, Linda Kleiss, and Neil Wywialowski for Saving a Life with CPR/AED at Midtown Athletic Club

54 WGNTV Report: Palatine Fire Department Fire Chief Bob Falardeau and others honored Midtown Athletic Club members Tim Kirby and Linda Kleiss and Fitness Director Neil Wywialowski Thursday, December 30, 2010 after they were instrumental […]