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  1. Here's How To Get Dangerous Older Drivers Off The RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | Switched

    More than 25 years ago, Katherine Freund's life changed course in the blink of an eye. An 84-year-old driver struck and seriously injured her toddler son; the driver kept going and later said he mistook the little boy for a dog.

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  2. This Critical Step Could Keep Homeless People With Mental Illness Off The StreetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | Switched

    It's becoming more and more clear: Providing homeless people with housing first and foremost is vital in getting them off the streets for good. A new study that examined nearly 1,200 homeless individuals who have a mental illness in Canada is building on evidence that the "housing first" model is more successful in combating the issue than other methods.

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  3. 8 Smart Ideas People Have Had About Aging In PlaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | Switched

    Baby boomers have long proclaimed their desire to stay in their homes post-retirement, a practice known as aging in place . They want to stay in the communities where they have friends, know their way around and have a support network.

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  4. Woman In Wheelchair Shovels The Snow And Blows Us AwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2015 | Switched

    From her motorized wheelchair, Crystal Evans of Braintree has shoveled snow for more than 100 hours since January, WCVB reported . Holding the shovel between her footrests, she becomes a human snowplow -- and inspires others to pitch in.

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  5. Homeless Man Helps Push Cars Up Hill In Snow Storm, Internet Rewards Him For Kind ActRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | Switched

    After snow snarled a Colorado commute, a homeless man's kind acts were caught on camera. Now, he's receiving an outpouring of generosity in return.

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  6. Sea Levels Along The Northeast Rose Almost 4 Inches In Just 2 Years: StudyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Switched

    Sea Levels along the U.S. Northeast rose nearly 4 inches in two years, according to a new study. Sea levels across the Northeast coast of the United States rose nearly 3.9 inches between 2009 and 2010, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Arizona and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

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  7. Barbara Bush: 'I've Changed My Mind' On Another Bush Occupying The White HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | Switched

    In a Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013 file photo, former first lady Barbara Bush listens to a patient's question during a visit to the Barbara Bush Children's Hospital at Maine Medical Center in Portland, Maine. Bush spokesman Jim McGrath says the wife of former President George H.W. Bush was released from Houston Methodist Hospital late Saturday morning, Jan. 5, 2014.

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  8. Heroic Bystander Jumps Into Freezing Water, Saves Baby Trapped In Overturned CarRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Switched

    In this Nov. 17, 2014 photo provided by Maine State Police, an SUV rests upside down in water alongside Route 6 in Kossuth Township, Maine, after Stephen McGouldrick lost control of it on the icy road. Police said Leo Moody, of Kingman, Maine, crawled into the SUV and used a knife to cut the straps off a submerged car seat to pull an infant to safety.

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  9. Homeland Security Joins Push To Tackle Climate Change RisksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | Switched

    Protecting the infrastructure of American cities from the effects of climate change is rising on the agenda of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, according to a top agency official. "Increasingly, we've moved not only from a security focus to a resiliency focus," said Caitlin Durkovich, assistant secretary for infrastructure protection at Homeland Security, an agency better known for its fight to curb terrorist threats.

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  10. Bill Clinton Hitting The Campaign Trail For Paul LePage ChallengerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2014 | Switched

    Former US President Bill Clinton moderates a panel discussion during US-Africa Business Forum on the sideline of the US-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington, DC, on August 5, 2014.

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