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3 hrs ago | Daily Herald

$50K reward offered for tips on trooper's slaying

Investigators on Sunday returned to scour the woods across from a state police barracks where two troopers were ambushed, leaving one fatally shot and another critically wounded. Troopers also set up a checkpoint near the site where they were stopping motorists to ask if they had seen anything that could help with the case, according to The Times-Tribune.


Related Topix: Pennsylvania

7 hrs ago | KAUZ

Exit poll: Sweden opposition wins without majority

Police records show one of four men found slain at their homes in a small Ohio city had sought help two days earlier for the man now charged in the killings. One of four men found slain at their homes in a small Ohio city had sought help two days earlier for the man now charged in the killings, according to police records obtained by The Associated Press.


Related Topix: Associated Press, Palisades Park, NJ, Brian Sandoval, US Governors

11 hrs ago | The Bennington Banner

Fletcher Allen Partners to discontinue debt strategy

The parent organization of Fletcher Allen Health Care plans to stop using a debt strategy that includes interest rate swaps, a mechanism that effectively allows a borrower to bet on the future direction of interest rates. One of these financial instruments cost Fletcher Allen Partners $3.1 million to cancel.


15 hrs ago | The Reporter


In March of next year, the Solano County District Attorney's Office will have the opportunity to present a case study at the 2015 Conference on Crimes Against Women in Dallas, Texas, officials announced Friday. The goal of the Conference on Crimes Against Women is to provide practical instruction, using current information, the newest ideas and most successful intervention strategies, to those professionals responsible for combating the many and varied forms of crimes against women, according to a statement from the Solano County District Attorney's Office.


Related Topix: Solano County, CA, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Dixon, CA

19 hrs ago | The Inter-Mountain

Thrift shop rolls earnings into saving pets' lives

Across the railroad from the old shopping district in Hurricane, tucked in a small brick building, lies a nonprofit organization that stands out from the rest for its diversity of offerings.


Related Topix: Hurricane, WV, Kanawha County, WV, Putnam County, WV

Sat Sep 13, 2014


Moving Out: Nonprofit Rivington House May Become a For-Profit Clinic

Last month, the Lower East Side nonprofit Rivington House announced that they would be vacating their location at 45 Rivington Street by November. Despite neighbors' fears of luxury housing replacing the non-profit HIV/AIDS clinic , one possible scenario would have a for-profit healthcare provider purchase the building .


Related Topix: New York, NY, Manhattan, NY, Real Estate

The News-Press

Golf tourney to benefit Christmas Island Style

Although Christmas is more than three months away, the Christmas Island Style Committee is busy preparing to raise the necessary money to fund the 30-day holiday celebration. This year's program begins on Thanksgiving weekend with the arrival of Santa at the Shops of Marco and the annual tree-lighting ceremony.


Related Topix: Thanksgiving, Life, Holidays

WLOX-TV Biloxi

Officer's death inspired stop-the-bleeding project

A high-school English project sparked by a Louisiana policeman's fatal shooting has grown from helping his department to a multistate charity to keep officers from bleeding to death. Mississippi State University sophomore Kellie Abbott's nonprofit, Blue Forever, has given law enforcement agencies in Louisiana, New Jersey and Pennsylvania hundreds of kits designed to stop hemorrhaging.


Related Topix: Mississippi State University


Agency extends comment period on NC red wolves

Federal officials are extending the public comment period on whether the government should continue to maintain the world's only wild population of the red wolf, which is in eastern North Carolina. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service officials said Friday the comment period will end Sept.


Ayer Public Spirit

Holdenwood Trail Run in its 8th year

The Holdenwood Trail Run, hosted by the Holdenwood Trail Run Committee and the Holden family, was started eight years ago as a way to get families and their children out to exercise. Jason Rakip, Holdenwood Trail Run co-director said, "The people who started the run happened to be heavily involved in education so they decided to donate money to a local charity."


Related Topix: Holden, MA, Ayer, MA, Shirley, MA

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Citywise: Socially responsible foundation, venture capital organization grows roots in Oakland

The Kapor Center for Social Impact has purchased a building at 2148 Broadway near the corner of 22nd Street for $2.1 million and will spend about $5 million renovating it to house a foundation, a socially responsible venture capital department and several nonprofit organizations. The center, started by Oakland resident Mitch Kapor who founded the Lotus Development Corporation, has been leasing a building across the street from their newly purchased building, said spokesman Derek Turner.


Related Topix: Oakland, CA, Los Angeles, CA, San Diego, CA

Contra Costa Times

Plight of three-legged Vacaville dog inspires creation of a service group

Brett Colton says doggie "Anthony Mater", who gets around in a doggie wheelchair, is better. He is planning on starting a nonprofit in his honor.


New Hampshire Public Radio -

Health Costs Inch Up As Obamacare Kicks In

Doctors and hospitals treated more patients and collected more payments in the spring as millions gained insurance coverage under the health law, new figures from the government show. But analysts called the second-quarter increases modest and said there is little evidence to suggest that wider coverage and a recovering economy are pushing health spending growth to the painful levels of a decade ago.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law


Obama, Clinton celebrate 20 years of AmeriCorps

President Barack Obama and former President Bill Clinton joined forces Friday to mark the 20th anniversary of the AmeriCorps national service program, heralding the impact volunteering can have on both individuals and the nation. "You have made America stronger for what you have done," Obama said during a White House ceremony where hundreds of new volunteers were sworn in for duty.


WNYC-AM New York

20 Years Later, Major Crime Bill Viewed As Terrible Mistake

Twenty years ago this week, in 1994, former President Bill Clinton signed a crime bill. It was, in effect, a long-term experiment in various ways to fight crime.


Related Topix: Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Bill Clinton, History in the News, Washington DC

Logan Banner

Team Rubicon answers the call

Submitted photoMembers of Team Rubicon are shown recently in the Myrtle area, where they responded to a call for assistance in flood relief efforts.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Life, Veteran Affairs, Mingo County, WV, Williamson, WV

Ilminster knitter uses hobby to raise 1,000 for Vaughan Lee House

KNITTER Jennifer Bailey is aiming to use her craft skills to raise A 1,000 for a cause close to her heart. Jennifer, of Ilminster, has knitted 6,220 stitches, sewn and stuffed arms, legs, head and body to create a teddy bear.


Related Topix: Home Listing, Home

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Tri-City News

Port Moody fire hall architects recognized with award

FIERO, which was established as a non-profit organization to improve firefighter health and safety, noted the Inlet Centre hall's decontamination facilities, energy efficiency and overall safety as reasons to give the award. We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards.


Related Topix: Canada

The Bennington Banner

Vermont receives $78,000 check for GMO defense fund

Vermont has raised more than $300,000 in private donations since May to help defend its GMO labeling law in federal court. SumOfUs, a nonprofit issue advocacy organization headquartered in Washington, D.C., made the largest donation - $78,000 - to a defense fund to help the state pay its legal bills.


Related Topix: Vermont, Vermont Government, Life, Dessert, Food, Ice Cream, Kauai County, HI, Hawaii County, HI


Billings Clinic, partner to buy Missoula hospital

Community Medical Center in Missoula has reached an agreement to sell its assets to a partnership between Billings Clinic and a hospital management firm for $67.4 million. The agreement, announced Tuesday, would transform Community Medical from a not-for-profit corporation to a for-profit hospital and must be approved by the attorney general's office.


Related Topix: Community Medical Center, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Montana, AK, Science / Technology


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