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Kansas to take part in nationwide test of Emergency Alert System

“This is a test of the Emergency Alert System…”
These words, familiar to most people across the state, are reminders that we live in a world where disasters can strike with little or no warning, so it is vital to get emergency information to the public as quickly as possible. That was why the Emergency Alert System was devised.
While tests of the EAS are usually conducted on a weekly and monthly schedule that suits each station best, on Wednesday, Nov. 9, at 1 p.m. CST, radio stations, local television stations, wireline video services, cable and satellite providers in ...


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