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1 hr ago | 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

5 hrs ago | 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.


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

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.


Related Topix: Illegal Immigration, US News

Sun Jul 20, 2014


Once a Niche, Local Foods Become a Big Business

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


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.


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.


Related Topix: US Federal Bureau of Investigation, US News

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.


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.


Related Topix: Tyngsboro, MA, Marketing, Endicott College

Expunging arrest records in Philly

It can seem as if the Philadelphia region hosts an expo every weekend - on dogs, firearms, or furniture, to name a few - but this might have been a new one: The one-day event in Southwest Philadelphia sought to help people erase the records of crimes for which they were arrested but never convicted, thus removing an often imposing barrier to ... (more)


Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA

Merced Sun-Star

Success & Service

Collison has been a member of the patrol for three years and serves as deputy commander for cadet and aerospace officer.


Related Topix: Modesto, CA, Ceres, CA, Duarte, CA

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Palo Alto Weekly

Palo Alto nonprofit for homeless, low-income residents faces crisis

Norman Williams walks through the courtyard of the InnVision Opportunity Services Center in Palo Alto, offering drop-in services for single adults and families.


Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Palo Alto, CA

The Orlando Sentinel

Experts push earlier intervention for poor kids

For Florida's 1 million children growing up in poverty, kindergarten - and even pre-K - is too late to start giving them the help many will need to grow into capable, productive adults.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Rick Scott, US Governors, Orlando, FL, Parenting

California tribe rejects offer from Redskins group

But the presidents of the Quechan Tribe and a tribal nonprofit group raising money for a skate park said Friday that they won't take any money from the Original Americans Foundation.


Related Topix: Quechee, VT

The Island Packet

Nonprofit brings attention to 1st American capital

A Beaufort-based nonprofit is working to give the Spanish town of Santa Elena its proper due and resume archaeological digs at the Parris Island site, thereby attracting tourists.


Related Topix: Beaufort, SC, Parris Island, SC

Estes Park Trail-Gazette

Partners to benefit from United Way campaign

Editor's note: This is the third in a four-part series highlighting the local entities that will benefit from this year's Estes Park United Campaign.


Related Topix: Estes Park, CO, Larimer County, CO, Fort Collins, CO, Greeley, CO


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