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3 hrs ago | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

Republican Paul Ryan to renew U.S. poverty debate ...

Republican Representative Paul Ryan will probably spark a new round of arguments over how to fight poverty in America on Thursday as he introduces a sweeping plan to replace long-standing social safety net programs with new block grants for states and communities.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Barack Obama

7 hrs ago | Yahoo!

Nunn and Perdue shift to fall battle of outsiders

New Republican nominee David Perdue and Democratic opponent Michelle Nunn used the first day of the general election campaign to retool the "outsider" arguments they've used to reach this point in a race that will help determine who controls the Senate for the final years of the Obama administration.


Related Topix: US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Saxby Chambliss, Georgia, University of Georgia

8 hrs ago | WBTV

Clinton launches baby-talking campaign in Oakland

The former secretary of state joined community leaders in Oakland to kick-start the "Talking is Teaching: Talk Read Sing" campaign, which is sponsored by the Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton Foundation and several nonprofit organizations.


10 hrs ago | Lincoln Times-News

Nonprofit committed to community mental health

The former Lincoln Counseling Services center is making big changes, and all for the better.


Related Topix: Lincolnton, NC, Lincoln County, NC, Medicine

14 hrs ago |

Olympia, Wash., group working to save USS Olympia

The Washington State Friends of the USS Olympia want to assuage some guilt. They want to right a 120-year-old wrong.


Related Topix: Olympia, WA, Thurston County, WA

18 hrs ago |

New nonprofit CEO: We can end homelessness in Montgomery County

The new CEO of Interfaith Works in Rockville brings two decades of experience from around the country to the mission of fighting homelessness in Montgomery County.


Related Topix: Montgomery County, MD, Rockville, MD, Gaithersburg, MD, Oberlin College, Vanderbilt University

22 hrs 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.


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.


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

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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


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.


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.


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.


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


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.


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.


Related Topix: Oakland, CA, Social Software

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.


Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA


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