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NOTICE: SMS ALERTS ENDED APRIL 20, 2020. As our audience preferences evolve, we seen diminished enrollment in our SMS alert subscriptions, therefore we have phased out of SMS alerting. For the most complete and reliable local news updates and alerts delivered straight to you, we encourage users to download and use our free mobile apps and keep notifications turned on. You can also customize your alert topics so you only get the types of alerts that you want.


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