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3 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: Illinois

Texas Tech Football #ALSIceBucketChallenge

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

4 hrs ago |

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.


Related Topix: Fort Wayne, IN

7 hrs ago |

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.


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

Tue Aug 19, 2014

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.


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 Seventy-eight arrests were made in Ferguson overnight, and 75 of those were for failure to disperse, according to St. Louis County Justice Services.


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.


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

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.


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.


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

National Public Radio

Europe's Latest Grassroots Movement: Cannabis Social Clubs

A smoker takes a puff at the annual Global Marijuana March in Copenhagen, Denmark, in May 2013.


Related Topix: Marijuana, Drugs, World News, Denmark, Demotix, Slovenia,

The Detroit News

Capitol Park project boosts area's arts, design image

Efforts to turn Capitol Park into an art and design enclave appears to be progressing with an international artists residency program and contemporary art space finding a permanent home in the small triangle downtown.


Related Topix: College for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Greeley Tribune

Greeley native founds organization to help women trapped in sex industry

Natasha Hurt, fills a gift bag on Tuesday at Christ Community Evangelical in Greeley.


Related Topix: Greeley, CO, Travel, Thailand, Laos Travel, Laos Travel, Asia Travel, Garden City, CO

Jerusalem Post

Holocaust survivors traumatized by rocket fire to receive aid from United Hatzalah

'For them, every siren brings back dreadful memories of fear, pain and grief,' says emergency response organization's founder and president.


WTVR Richmond

Survey shows more military families relying on food banks and pantries

Need outside help to feed your family? You're in solid company. A new survey reveals that one in seven Americans - more than 46 million people - relies on charitable programs and services to get the nutrition they need to remain healthy.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition

ABC News

Amusement Park Apologizes for Gun Shirt Error

A former Marine who wasn't allowed into an amusement park because he was wearing a shirt with a red, white and blue rifle pictured on it has been given an apology.


Related Topix: US Military, US Marine Corps, US News


Cystic fibrosis doesna t have to define you

Editor's note: Gunnar Esiason, son of retired Super Bowl quarterback Boomer Esiason, has cystic fibrosis.


Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine

Government Executive

Listening In: The Navy Is Tracking Ocean Sounds Collected by Scientists

In a retired shore station for transpacific communications cables on the western coast of Vancouver Island sits a military computer in a padlocked cage.


Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US News, Canada,

U.U. World

Iowa UUs win victories in decriminalizing HIV status

Iowa Unitarian Universalist Witness Advocacy Network. Statewide advocacy group founded by Terry Lowman, a member of the UU Fellowship of Ames.


Related Topix: Ames, IA

JD Supra

Vacant Historic Building Qualified For Indiana Property Tax Exemption

In Historic Landmarks Foundation of Indiana Inc. v. Vigo County Assessor , Pet. No. 84-002-11-2-8-02178 , a nonprofit Corporation claimed a 100% exemption on a property that was vacant on the March 1, 2011, assessment date.


Related Topix: Vigo County, IN

KLTV Tyler

'Pink Heals' fire truck to make surprise stops in Gregg County

The 'Pink Heals' fire trucks and vehicles tour were in Longview Sunday, preparing to make surprise stops at some East Texas homes.


Related Topix: Gregg County, TX

Washington Times

Agricultural tourism growing in Arkansas

Agritourism is growing in Arkansas as more farm owners open their gates to tourists and form a spiderweb-like network among several state agencies and nonprofit organizations.


Related Topix: Arkansas, Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, Local Food, North Little Rock, AR


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