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KWWL Iowa
Dubuque awarded $3.2 million for home hazardsThe U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded Dubuque with
Dubuque awarded $3.2 million for home hazards
KWWL Iowa / Posted 3 days ago
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded Dubuque with $3.2 million in federal funds for lead hazard control and the Healthy Homes Program. It's all in an effort to protect children and families from potentially dangerous... Read more
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TribLIVE
Agriculture chief touts local products in Fayette County visitAlthough the number of acres devoted to agriculture has declined in Fayette Cou
Agriculture chief touts local products in Fayette County visit
TribLIVE / Posted 3 days ago
Although the number of acres devoted to agriculture has declined in Fayette County since 2007, state Secretary of Agriculture Russell Redding said a number of younger people, including women, are attempting to get into farming and related... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
City approves rental licenseThe license will allow two unrelated people or a family of four to live at the
City approves rental license
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
The license will allow two unrelated people or a family of four to live at the house. The owners, Peter and Karen Ostlund, bought the home so their son Michael, a sophomore student at Michigan Technological University, would have a place to live,... Read more
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Oakland Tribune
Longtime Oakland civic leader David Tucker Jr. dies at 81OAKLAND -- As an avid duck hunter, fly fisherman, traveler and longtime career
Longtime Oakland civic leader David Tucker Jr. dies at 81
Oakland Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
OAKLAND -- As an avid duck hunter, fly fisherman, traveler and longtime career financial adviser, David S. Tucker Jr. won much respect and admiration throughout his well-rounded life. A 37-year Montclair resident, he also found time for community... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
‘Undie Sunday’ to be put onThe goal of the event is to encourage congregation members to bring to church b
‘Undie Sunday’ to be put on
The Leader-Herald / Posted 5 days ago
The goal of the event is to encourage congregation members to bring to church brand new, packaged undergarments to help their less advantaged neighbors, a news release said. All sizes and types of brand new underwear are desired, particularly (but... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Wheels to Work may get green lightThe county Department of Social Services has received $41,250 - $20,625 each ye
Wheels to Work may get green light
The Leader-Herald / Posted 6 days ago
The county Department of Social Services has received $41,250 - $20,625 each year - in funds from Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance for the Transportation Initiative Program for the 2014-15 and 2015-16 state fiscal years. According to... Read more
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Business Wire
Kashable Brings Financial Wellness Program to Head Start Preschool Programs; Signs on SMILE Community Action Agency in LASMILE Community Action Agency joins the growing roster of Head Start grantees f
Kashable Brings Financial Wellness Program to Head Start Preschool Programs; Signs on SMILE Community Action Agency in LA
Business Wire / Posted 7 days ago
SMILE Community Action Agency joins the growing roster of Head Start grantees from NJ that launched this Employee Benefit back in 2014. Already serving thousands of employees across the country, Kashable’s mission is to provide the nation’s employers... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Cheers and jeersJEERS - To drunken drivers. Even though the number of alcohol-related crash inj
Cheers and jeers
The Leader-Herald / Posted 9 days ago
JEERS - To drunken drivers. Even though the number of alcohol-related crash injuries has declined in New York state, hundreds of people are still dying in these types of crashes every year. The Governor's Traffic Safety Committee found 364 people... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Esky faces more tax battlesAutozone, O'Reilly Automotive, and the Escanaba Country Club are taking advanta
Esky faces more tax battles
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 10 days ago
Autozone, O'Reilly Automotive, and the Escanaba Country Club are taking advantage of a tax loophole in the state of Michigan and have filed tax tribunal complaints against the city's assessments on each of their properties. The loophole relates to... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Tour volunteers neededHERMANSVILLE - The Menominee-Delta-Schoolcraft Community Action Agency and Huma
Tour volunteers needed
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 10 days ago
HERMANSVILLE - The Menominee-Delta-Schoolcraft Community Action Agency and Human Resources Authority, Inc. (MDS CAA and HRA, Inc.) Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) and the IXL Historical Museum on River Street in Hermansville are looking... Read more
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The Fairmont Sentinel
Tri Valley marks 50 yearsOriginally founded in Crookston for the purpose of fighting the causes and effe
Tri Valley marks 50 years
The Fairmont Sentinel / Posted 11 days ago
Originally founded in Crookston for the purpose of fighting the causes and effects of poverty, the organization has since initiated more than 100 different programs. In order to celebrate the day, an open house was held in the Winnebago Center on... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Briefsfor Powers man SPALDING - A benefit is planned for Tom Dombrowski, 55, of Powe
Briefs
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 13 days ago
for Powers man SPALDING - A benefit is planned for Tom Dombrowski, 55, of Powers. Dombrowski has been diagnosed with stage 4 Metastatic Colorectal Cancer and is currently undergoing treatments. This is his second bout with cancer. Tom, his wife,... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
MilestoneThe Fulmont Community Action Agency will celebrate its 50th anniversary later t
Milestone
The Leader-Herald / Posted 13 days ago
The Fulmont Community Action Agency will celebrate its 50th anniversary later this year. The agency was incorporated in December 1965 with a $150,000 grant from the federal government. Fulmont is one of 11,000 community action agencies in the United... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Supervisors OK $586K paymentCounty officials previously contested the amount, but approved the settlement w
Supervisors OK $586K payment
The Leader-Herald / Posted 13 days ago
County officials previously contested the amount, but approved the settlement with the state last week. The amount was based on a final revised audit report from the state Office of the Medicaid Inspector General regarding recoupment of... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Legislators criticize governor for inability to compromiseState. Rep. Jeff Wheeland, R-Loyalsock Township, singled out the governor's wis
Legislators criticize governor for inability to compromise
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 18 days ago
State. Rep. Jeff Wheeland, R-Loyalsock Township, singled out the governor's wish to impose an extraction tax on the natural gas industry, which Wheeland believes would stifle the economic development created by the gas industry in his... Read more
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Salem News
United BOE approves raises for classified staffThe board approved a three-year contract with the Ohio Association of Public Sc
United BOE approves raises for classified staff
Salem News / Posted 18 days ago
The board approved a three-year contract with the Ohio Association of Public School Employees Chapter 219 effective Aug. 1, 2015, through July 31, 2018. The contract includes a 30 cent hourly increase each year of the contract for all classified... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
BriefsKennel Club meeting ESCANABA - The Bay de Noc Kennel Club's general meeting is
Briefs
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 19 days ago
Kennel Club meeting ESCANABA - The Bay de Noc Kennel Club's general meeting is on Thursday, Aug. 13 at 7 p.m., at the Kennel Club Building, 6687 N.75 Drive, Escanaba (just north of the Wells Sports Complex). All interested dog owners are welcome to... Read more
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Las Cruces Sun-News
Sen. Heinrich aims to counter high poverty in NMLAS CRUCES >> U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich, D-NM, visited Las Cruces on Mond
Sen. Heinrich aims to counter high poverty in NM
Las Cruces Sun-News / Posted 19 days ago
LAS CRUCES >> U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich, D-NM, visited Las Cruces on Monday, promoting a new proposal he says will help counter child and family poverty in New Mexico. Heinrich said he was gathering feedback for what will become a federal bill... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Briefsmeeting offers support ESCANABA - Important healing takes place when people ex
Briefs
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 20 days ago
meeting offers support ESCANABA - Important healing takes place when people experience and express grief with those who understand the process and are able to provide caring support. The Community Grief Group can provide a warm, caring and... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Natural gas rates to fall for some customersFalling natural gas prices will mean the smallest average bills in a decade for
Natural gas rates to fall for some customers
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 20 days ago
Falling natural gas prices will mean the smallest average bills in a decade for thousands of Clark and Champaign county customers this winter. Customers on Columbia Gas of Ohio’s budget payment plan will likely average $62.88 per month this winter,... Read more
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The East Liverpool Review
Federal funding renewed for local jobs programSenior Service America Inc. announced this week it had awarded $182,739 to the
Federal funding renewed for local jobs program
The East Liverpool Review / Posted 23 days ago
Senior Service America Inc. announced this week it had awarded $182,739 to the Columbiana County Department of Job and Family Services for continuation of the Senior Community Service Employment Program. The funding came from the U.S. Department of... Read more
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Salem News
Federal funds renewed for county jobs programSenior Service America Inc. announced this week it had awarded $182,739 to the
Federal funds renewed for county jobs program
Salem News / Posted 23 days ago
Senior Service America Inc. announced this week it had awarded $182,739 to the Columbiana County Department of Job and Family Services for continuation of the Senior Community Service Employment Program. The funding came from the U.S. Department of... Read more
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Lisbon Morning Journal
Money for jobs program renewedSenior Service America Inc. announced this week it had awarded $182,739 to the
Money for jobs program renewed
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted 23 days ago
Senior Service America Inc. announced this week it had awarded $182,739 to the Columbiana County Department of Job and Family Services for continuation of the Senior Community Service Employment Program. The funding came from the U.S. Department of... Read more
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Jackson County Pilot
Jackson County PilotAllan Bakke, WCA development director, said the merger looks to join the streng
Jackson County Pilot
Jackson County Pilot / Posted 25 days ago
Allan Bakke, WCA development director, said the merger looks to join the strengths of the agencies, including staff, programs, services and financial assets, while increasing effectiveness and efficiency of service delivery. “As these two strong... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Thousands of low income citizens lose utility assistancePEORIA, Ill. -- Thousands of local residents who rely on state programs for hel
Thousands of low income citizens lose utility assistance
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 25 days ago
PEORIA, Ill. -- Thousands of local residents who rely on state programs for help with their utility bills are starting to feel the pinch from cutbacks. This Spring, more than 10,000 low income residents were terminated from utility assistance... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Duval Head Start employees vote to unionizeIn a 113-to-46-decision, staff of Lutheran Services Florida’s Duval County Head
Duval Head Start employees vote to unionize
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 25 days ago
In a 113-to-46-decision, staff of Lutheran Services Florida’s Duval County Head Start voted to unionize last week. The July 30 vote wasn’t spurred by a particular instance or problem, but rather a continuation of more than a decade of previous union... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Briefslearn to play disc golf ESCANABA - "Kids in the Park" is at Pioneer Trail Park
Briefs
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 26 days ago
learn to play disc golf ESCANABA - "Kids in the Park" is at Pioneer Trail Park Aug. 8 from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Smokin' Chains disc golf club is teaching attendees the sport, techniques, tips, and tricks of one of the fastest growing sports.... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Head Start budget strained by raises District might seek cuts, subsidies Raises granted recently to Toledo Public
Head Start budget strained by raises
The Toledo Blade / Posted 26 days ago
District might seek cuts, subsidies Raises granted recently to Toledo Public School employees will put a strain on the district’s Head Start budget at a time when TPS still plans to expand its early-childhood... Read more
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The Gadsden Times
H.O.P.E. event on tap Saturday at courthouseThe event is called H.O.P.E., which stands for honor, opportunity, pride and ex
H.O.P.E. event on tap Saturday at courthouse
The Gadsden Times / Posted 26 days ago
The event is called H.O.P.E., which stands for honor, opportunity, pride and excellence. It is hosted by Quality of Life Health Services Inc., Community Action Agency of Etowah County, the Boys & Girls Club of Gadsden/Etowah County, the city of... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Where Does The Healing Start?“We are traumatized and living traumatic experiences,” Howard K. Hill told a fi
Where Does The Healing Start?
New Haven Independent / Posted 27 days ago
“We are traumatized and living traumatic experiences,” Howard K. Hill told a filled Bethel AME Church. “Some of us are in denial, and some of us are perpetuating the trauma.” How to change that for African Americans was the subject of a symposium on... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
State budget impasse threatens WIC programOAK LAWN, Ill. — The budget impasse in Springfield threatens to halt a program
State budget impasse threatens WIC program
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 27 days ago
OAK LAWN, Ill. — The budget impasse in Springfield threatens to halt a program that provides nutritional services for needy women, infants and children in Illinois. The community action agency that operates the state’s largest WIC program is already... Read more
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WBNS-10TV Columbus
Fifth Third Financial Empowerment Mobile Rolls Into Columbus Sunday August 2, 2015 9:51 AMUPDATED: Sunday August 2, 2015 10:12 AM The Fif
Fifth Third Financial Empowerment Mobile Rolls Into Columbus
WBNS-10TV Columbus / Posted 29 days ago
Sunday August 2, 2015 9:51 AMUPDATED: Sunday August 2, 2015 10:12 AM The Fifth Third Bank Financial Empowerment Mobile, the eBus, will be in Columbus August 5-9. Fifth Third's eBus is... Read more
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The East Liverpool Review
Business BriefsWEIRTON - CHANGE Inc. has partnered with the Northern Panhandle Home Consortium
Business Briefs
The East Liverpool Review / Posted 29 days ago
WEIRTON - CHANGE Inc. has partnered with the Northern Panhandle Home Consortium and local lenders to provide downpayment and closing cost assistance for approximately 392 new homebuyers in the counties of Hancock and Brooke and Hancock (including the... Read more
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Daily Press
Dominion putting $57 million more toward EnergyShare programLoose ducts, leaky pipes and broken equipment can be a burden on homeowners who
Dominion putting $57 million more toward EnergyShare program
Daily Press / Posted a month ago
Loose ducts, leaky pipes and broken equipment can be a burden on homeowners who pay higher bills and on the utility companies that provide the power. In Marion Cole's case, she was heating and cooling the crawl space beneath her home, and a tight... Read more
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MLive.com
Center for Family Health Hillsdale location set to open Aug. 12HILLSDALE, MI – The Jackson Center for Family Health's new Hillsdale location,
Center for Family Health Hillsdale location set to open Aug. 12
MLive.com / Posted a month ago
HILLSDALE, MI – The Jackson Center for Family Health's new Hillsdale location, aiming to meet a rising need for primary care in Hillsdale County, is scheduled to open Aug. 12 on Carleton Road. The center is federally qualified, meaning it is... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Senior Center Becomes One-Stop ShopMarge Ottenbreit is a senior citizen on the go. The former bank vice president
Senior Center Becomes One-Stop Shop
New Haven Independent / Posted 1 months ago
Marge Ottenbreit is a senior citizen on the go. The former bank vice president keeps busy teaching art classes at the Atwater Senior Center in Fair Haven along with other volunteer commitments. But she knows that not everyone in her age bracket can... Read more

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