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Amber Alert issued for 2 missing after Tenn. fire

Authorities have issued an Amber Alert for two Tennessee children missing since a fire burned down their home five days ago, saying there is no evidence they were victims of the blaze.Full story

South Carolina Tests New Statewide Emergency Alert Systems

By now, South Carolinians are familiar with Amber Alerts, the statewide advisories that go out when a child has been abducted. You see highway signs and billboards, and see on TV and hear on the radio information about the missing child and any description that may be available about a possible susp Full story

Missing children in U.S. nearly always make it home alive

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Anxiety over two cases of missing children in the news this week - New York's Etan Patz and Arizona's Isabel Mercedes Celis - masks an encouraging development in the search for U.S. boys and girls who disappear: More than 99 percent now return home alive. Full story

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