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1 hr ago | Lexington Herald-Leader

Lowcountry groups hold another homeowner workshop

The Dorchester Prosperity Center in Summerville is holding the Wednesday event, working with the Trident United Way, Palmetto Goodwill and Family Services, Inc. The groups held a similar workshop last month and because of the large number of people who attended, a second session was organized.

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Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance, Home

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Seniors use roommate-finding agencies to cut costs

In this July 17, 2014 photo, Marcia Rosenfeld sits in the living room of the same Brooklyn apartment building she has lived in since 1971.

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Related Topix: Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Health

Tri-cityherald.com

Seniors use roommate-finding agencies to cut costs

In this July 17, 2014 photo, Marcia Rosenfeld sits in the living room of the same Brooklyn apartment building she has lived in since 1971.

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Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), San Mateo County, CA, San Mateo, CA

KTEN-TV Denison

Nine People Arrested for Prostitution Organization Involving Minors

The Savoy police department arrested the Savoy High School Booster Club treasurer earlier this month -- alleging she stole money and forged checks.

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Related Topix: Savoy, TX, Cooke County, TX

Right Wing News

New York teen arrested after 'killing brother, 15, and brutally ...

Charles Okonkwo Jr., 18, has been charged with assault on his mother, Chinwe Okonkwo, 52, Saturday in Dix Hill, New York, but does not yet face charges on the death of Bradley Okonkwo.

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Lexington Herald-Leader

Protect yourself from identity theft

The nonprofit agency, which operates 2,900 stores in the U.S., said it is working with federal investigators to look into a possible breach.

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Chapel Hill News

Arc: Merger will lift Triangle clients up together

The former Arcs of Orange, Durham and Wake counties, which have served clients for roughly 60 years, finalized the merger July 1. The new agency's administrative offices will be in Chapel Hill, but local offices will remain to serve clients, said executive director Robin Baker.

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Related Topix: Durham, NC, Chapel Hill, NC, Orange County, NC, Wake County, NC, Marketing

AME Info

Oman Air launches flights to new Duqm Airport

Main purpose of the position The Executive Secretary will provide all secretarial, technical, administrative and logistical services including correspondence, appointments, personal travel arrangements, communications, and documentation in the office of the Director General.

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Related Topix: Oman, World News, Middle East, Travel, Middle East Travel, Oman Travel, Agriculture, Science, Lebanon

ITworld

Goodwill Industries investigates suspected payment card breach

Goodwill Industries International said Monday federal authorities are investigating a possible payment card breach at its U.S.-based retail outlets.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Goodwill Industries International

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Monterey County Herald

MPC's Great Books Program earning accolades

Monterey Peninsula College professor David Clemens sits in tree outside his office.

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Related Topix: Shimer College, Arts, Literature, Columbia University

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Jerry Brown vetoes bill to lease Folsom prison land for museum

The Big House Museum is currently located in a 900 square foot building that was constructed in the 1880s.

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Related Topix: Jerry Brown, US Governors, Folsom State Prison, State Prisons, Prison, Roseville, CA

Mashable

Shark-Repelling Fake Kelp Could Prevent Beachside Attacks

A shark-sensing "buoy" and a fake kelp forest that is actually a high tech shark barrier could soon be deployed at beaches to help prevent shark attacks, which led to 10 deaths last year and dozens of serious injuries.

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Related Topix: Inventions, Science / Technology, Marine Biology, Biology, Science, Ecology

National Public Radio

Next To Silicon Valley, Nonprofits Draw Youth Of Color Into Tech

Taneka Armstrong, 20, is learning about different aspects of the tech industry - from coding to sales - through the nonprofit group Hack the Hood.

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Related Topix: Oakland, CA, Social Software

Philly.com

Kenyatta Johnson 01/27/2012

But he still says that all the money donated to his Peace Not Guns group was handled honestly, if somewhat sloppily, and that critics of its unauthorized use of a federal charity designation are missing the point.

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Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA

Examiner.com

Public is warned by FBI against fraud regarding immigrant children in Texas

The San Antonio FBI field office has learned of two different schemes attempting to fraud families of the illegal immigrant children crossing into the U.S. from the Texas and Mexico border.

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Related Topix: Illegal Immigration, US News

Sun Jul 20, 2014

EDGE

Once a Niche, Local Foods Become a Big Business

Once a niche business, locally grown foods aren't just for farmers markets anymore.

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Related Topix: Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, Life, Food, Vegetables, Agriculture, Science, US News, United States Department of Agriculture

Merced Sun-Star

Focus on Education

The nonprofit Kids in Need Foundation, dedicated to providing free school supplies to economically disadvantaged schoolchildren and underfunded teachers, is offering grants to improve preschool to 12th-grade students' reading levels.

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Related Topix: Focus, Family, Kids, KQED, Stanford University, Department of Energy

Daily Times

Scammers target families of illegal child immigrants : July 21, 2014,

SAN ANTONIO: US officials warned on Sunday that scammers are attempting to prey on the families of some of the tens of thousands of unaccompanied child immigrants crossing the border from Latin America, seeking money for phony travel costs.

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Related Topix: US Federal Bureau of Investigation, US News

Tri-cityherald.com

Bus becomes shower for homeless in San Francisco

The former public transit bus has been outfitted with two full private bathrooms and offers hot showers, clean toilets, shampoo, soap and towels free of charge.

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Lowell Sun

Simon says Tyngsboro's Hardy gets mall scholarship

Kelly Hardy of Tyngsboro has received a Simon Youth Foundation community scholarship totaling $1,500 in connection with the Pheasant Lane Mall in Nashua.

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Related Topix: Tyngsboro, MA, Marketing, Endicott College

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