Amber alert

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Amber alert

(US and Canadian) originally an acronym of America's Missing: Broadcast Emergency Response, a notification to the general public, such as by commercial radio or electronic traffic-condition signs, regarding an abduction of a child.
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At least 57 communities across the country have implemented an Amber Plan, according to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
Components of the AMBER plan were used to bring those kids to safety,'' Runner said.
Runner's proposal is modeled after a system called the Amber Plan that was developed in Texas in 1996 and later copied in states such as Oklahoma and Florida.