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3 hrs ago | Ohio.com

Charter One chooses East Akron nonprofit to receive financial education grant

Copyright i 1 2 2014 Beacon Journal Publishing Co. Inc and Black Press. All Rights Reserved.

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Related Topix: Akron, OH

7 hrs ago | GigaOM

Wikipedia's new apps are good for you, but they're even better for the developing world

Wikipedia released slick new apps for iOS and Android last week with features that will end up being very useful for first-time smartphone owners in developing nations.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Apple

11 hrs ago | McClatchy

These U.S. 'diplomats' wield fiddles and dance moves, not briefcases

It will be Beirut for the viola and violin teacher, who's left Greenville, N.C., every summer for the last five years and gone to places "emerging from conflict" as part of a program for students in formerly war-torn areas.

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Related Topix: East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, Black Entertainment, Dizzy Gillespie, Jazz, Louis Armstrong

13 hrs ago | Examiner.com

PetSmart Charities partners with local rescues for annual Adopt-a-Pet Weekend

PetSmart Charities, Inc . a nonprofit animal welfare organization separate from PetSmart, Inc. strives to save lives of homeless pets through their adoption program in all PetSmart stores and sponsored adoption events - partnering with local animal rescues and shelters, such as Phoenix's HALO Animal Rescue .

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Related Topix: PETsMART, Retail, Pets, Life, Charity , Maricopa County, AZ

17 hrs ago | The Wall Street Journal

State Dept. Nixed One of Bill Clinton's Business Deals in 2009

Former New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani , Hillary Clinton , and former President Bill Clinton listen during the dedication ceremony for the National September 11 Memorial Museum on May 15, 2014 in New York City.

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Related Topix: Bill Clinton, History in the News, US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat

21 hrs ago | The Times-Tribune

Nonprofit group pitches in

With paint, lumber, brushes, nails and hammers, high-schoolers from all over the country and homeowners in West Scranton came together.

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Related Topix: Scranton, PA, Home, Home Improvement, Marywood University

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Manchester Journal

Chocolate Fest to benefit non-profit

It's not just a fundraising event, it's a chocolate and cheese festival. The fourth annual event, affectionately known as "chocolate fest" and benefiting Neighborhood Connections, a non-profit based in Londonderry, will be held August 4 at The Landgrove Inn.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Food Festival, Londonderry, VT, Springfield, VT, Bondville, VT, Peru, VT

Lancashire Telegraph

New contractor accused of closing Rossendale minor injuries unit early

Staff at the unit have begun turning away patients if all appointments are filled at 7.30pm, before the scheduled 8pm closing time.

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Related Topix: Lancashire County, England, United Kingdom

Bellingham Herald

Usher 'overwhelmed' by supporters of foundation

Rapper-actor Ludacris speaks during the 15th anniversary celebration of Usher's New Look Foundation, Thursday, July 31, 2014, in Atlanta.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Usher, R-N-B, Sugar Ray Leonard

NBC Chicago

Elephants, Giraffes, Bears Eat Fruit Roadkill

The elephants, giraffes and bears at the Oakland Zoo got to nosh on African jackfruit and bananas Wednesday thanks to a overturned big rig that dumped 60,000 pounds of fruit in Livermore near the Altamont Pass earlier in the week.

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Related Topix: Life, Fruits, Food, Livermore, CA, Alameda County, CA, Oakland, CA, Weird

Lowell Sun

Indulge in community Food and wine festival connects people with non-profits

That's why the founder of One 27 Global, a Lowell-based nonprofit, is transforming Lucy Larcom Park into a midsummer paradise on Friday and Saturday, Aug. 8 and 9, for an engaging food and wine festival.

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Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Life, Food, Food Festival, Lowell, MA, Beer

The Inquirer & Mirror

Nonprofits tap next generation

Members of The Associates, the Nantucket Conservation Foundation's under-40 fundraising arm, at the Race for Open Space cocktail party this summer.

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Related Topix: New-Wave, The Associates, Nantucket, MA

Mid-Day Mumbai

Fight against acid attacks needs a more aggressive approach: NGO

A non-profit body dedicating to the rehabilitation of acid attack victims says it is time for tougher penalties, making acid more difficult to procure and increasing awareness and sensitization in the city The Acid Survivors Foundation India, , Western India Chapter announced commencement of its operation in Mumbai and launched a campaign, 'war ... (more)

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Related Topix: India, World News,

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Saratoga News

Nonprofit helps needy kids with back-to-school shopping spree

Volunteer Marissa Ma is seen here helping Elysse Mazano with back to school shopping last August.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Santa Clara County, CA, Cupertino, CA

WTEN-TV Albany

Non-profit organization's COO indicted on 15 felony charges

An executive tied to a Capital Region non-profit organization has been indicted on 15 felony counts.

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Related Topix: Schenectady County, NY

Albany Times Union

Former exec with Peter Younga s non-profit arrested

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's office arrested the former chief operating officer of Father Peter Young's sprawling non-profit organization on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Schenectady County, NY

Brandon Sun

Small foreign-aid charity struggles with onerous CRA demands after audit

A small Vancouver charity that helps the poor in Latin America has survived an audit of its political activities but is now struggling with fresh demands from the Canada Revenue Agency.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News

Switched

Koch-Backed Group Vastly Understated Its Election Spending

This story was originally published by The Center for Public Integrity , which is a nonprofit, nonpartisan investigative news organization in Washington, D.C. The 60 Plus Association - a nonprofit senior citizen advocacy group funded largely by billionaire businessmen Charles and David Koch's conservative political network - appears to have vastly ... (more)

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Federal Election Commission, Tax

Sunherald.com

Moore invests in Michigan-based movie program

The Travers City Record-Eagle reports Moore plans to start a weekly movie night when smaller films will be simulcast to 300 theaters across the U.S. and Canada.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Survey: Remaining uninsured harder to reach

In a follow-up to its long-term study of California's uninsured, the Kaiser Family Foundation found that 3.4 million previously uninsured adults now have health coverage after the first open enrollment season under President Barack Obama's health overhaul.

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Related Topix: Health Care Policy, Health, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Health Insurance, Marketing

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