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How wireless emergency alerts work

If you live in or close to New York City, your cellphone likely made a strange sound at about 8 a.m. this morning. The noise accompanied a special notification about the identity of the chief suspect in this weekend’s Chelsea bombing, 28-year-old Ahmad Khan Rahami, with advice to call 911 if he’s spotted. SEE ALSO: This smart ring will alert emergency responders if you need help This is the wireless emergency alert (WEA) system in…

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How wireless emergency alerts work

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