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Grow Calgary eyes huge urban garden expansion

Grow Calgary wants to expand its urban garden along Calgary's utility corridor so that more produce can be donated to the food bank.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home

Thu Aug 21, 2014

WCYB

Former non-profit director faces felony embezzlement charges

The former director of the Bristol Public Library Foundation, Anita Foster-Machado, is accused of stealing over $21,000 by racking up charges on the non-profit's credit card.

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Nanaimo Daily News

Justice Dept. announces nearly $17 billion mortgage settlement with Bank of America

Bank of America's record $16.65 billion settlement for its role in selling shoddy mortgage bonds - $7 billion of it geared for consumer relief - offers a glint of hope for desperate homeowners.

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Related Topix: Banking, Bank of America, Financial Services, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Financial Markets, Foreclosures

WBRZ

LSU sends collection letter to hospital manager

LSU has sent a collection letter to the nonprofit foundation running the university's hospitals in Monroe and Shreveport, saying it owes the LSU System more than $25 million.

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Related Topix: Shreveport, LA

Portland Tribune

Streetcar pass cost increasing, revenue up

The increase is one of many steps that have increased fare revenue for Portland Streetcar from the $200,000 range three years ago to about $850,000 last fiscal year.

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Greenwich Citizen

150 Detroit students to receive back-to-school aid

More than 100 students affiliated with a Detroit nonprofit agency will receive vouchers for school uniforms from a department store retailer.

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Daily Press & Argus

Hartland firefighters, families accept Ice Bucket Challenge

Hartland FD's A.L.S. Ice Water Challenge: Staff of Hartland Deerfield Fire Authority douse themselves in ice water during the popular A.L.S Ice Water Challenge.

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Related Topix: Hartland, MI, Fire, Hamburg, MI

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Carroll News

Friends of Hillsville looking for new members, ideas

The Friends of Hillsville, a recently formed non-profit community organization, is looking for new members who wish to promote, preserve and enhance the Town of Hillsville and the quality of life of its citizens and visitors.

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Related Topix: Hillsville, VA

The Victoria Advocate

Scout earns Eagle award with service project

Steven Wendel of Troop 157 received his Eagle Scout Award on Aug. 17 at a ceremony at St. Pius X Youth Center in Corpus Christi.

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WPXI

Breaking down the buck's value across the U.S.

If you've got $100 in Mississippi, then congratulations! You're rich! One hundred dollars in Washington, D.C.? We're so sorry.

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Related Topix: New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, New York Government

My Mother Lode

San Francisco water source subject of lawsuit

A nonprofit group in Fresno says a massive reservoir that serves over two million people in the San Francisco Bay Area is harming endangered fish in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.

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Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Business Journal

Day of Caring brings out 3,500 volunteers

Thousands of volunteers will brave Wednesday's expected heavy rain to lend a hand to nonprofit agencies throughout the region.

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Related Topix: Weather, Buffalo, NY

The Modesto Bee

Arab American philanthropy gives grants nationwide

The Center for Arab American Philanthropy of Dearborn announced this week it's distributing 13 grants worth a total of $50,000 to recipients in its home state as well as California, Georgia, Illinois, Minnesota and New York.

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Related Topix: Illinois

Journalgazette.net

Council gives initial nod to Legacy panel

At times, it took as long as two years for projects to move from idea to completion, and those ideas were brought forth only by Fort Wayne City Council members or the mayoral administration.

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Related Topix: Fort Wayne, IN

UpNorthLive.com

Community questioning Kids Kove future

It took a community effort to build it. Now, possible plans to improve or remove Kids Kove at the Grand Traverse County Civic Center has a lot of people talking.

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Related Topix: Grand Traverse County, MI, Traverse City, MI

Tue Aug 19, 2014

NWCN.com

Seattle Children's changes lives of young adults with autism

In a split second photographer Charlie Cutugno captures a rare moment with 22-year-old Alyssa Burnett's eye seem to express homes and dreams, just like any woman her age.

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Press & Sun-Bulletin

How police train for confrontations

How police train for confrontations Ferguson unrest puts spotlight on training police get for tense situations Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://usat.ly/VDvxt7 Seventy-eight arrests were made in Ferguson overnight, and 75 of those were for failure to disperse, according to St. Louis County Justice Services.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, St Louis County, MO, Riot

Army Times

DoD questions military data in food bank study

Sailors assigned to the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis sort through donated non-perishable food items during a community service project at the Bremerton Food Line food bank in Bremerton, Wash, in 2013.

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Related Topix: USS John C. Stennis (CVN-74), US Military Prisons, Prison, US Military, US Navy

Examiner.com

Dog abuse caught on viral video becomes voice for fighting animal cruelty

An eyewitness used his cellphone to video the entire cruelty situation. When the witness told the man pictured to stop abusing the dog, the man answered back cursing and threw out racial slurs.

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Related Topix: Animal Rights, Lancaster, CA, Los Angeles County, CA

West Linn Tidings

History's inside view

The city-owned 1941 locomotive that helped celebrate American's bicentennial is undergoing required maintenance at the Rail Heritage Center near OMSI.

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Related Topix: Portland, OR, Brooklyn (Portland, OR)

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