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The New Yorker
From High School to City HallZoe Markowitz is sixteen and in the eleventh grade at Eleanor Roosevelt High, o
From High School to City Hall
The New Yorker / Posted 2 hours ago
Zoe Markowitz is sixteen and in the eleventh grade at Eleanor Roosevelt High, on East Seventy-sixth Street. “My dad is a lawyer, and my mom is a banker at JP Morgan,” she said one morning, while strolling up Madison Avenue. “They, like, don’t know... Read more
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Downers Grove Reporter Progress
Ashton: Library board providing excellent leadershipIn some places the members of those boards are elected. In others they are appo
Ashton: Library board providing excellent leadership
Downers Grove Reporter Progress / Posted 19 hours ago
In some places the members of those boards are elected. In others they are appointed by local elected officials. In all cases, they are populated by dedicated residents who make the major financial decisions, provide policy direction and connect the... Read more
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Queens Chronicle
Former Councilman Al Stabile dies at 68Former South Queens Councilman Alfonso Stabile died on Saturday morning of natu
Former Councilman Al Stabile dies at 68
Queens Chronicle / Posted yesterday
Former South Queens Councilman Alfonso Stabile died on Saturday morning of natural causes, Councilman Eric Ulrich (R-Ozone Park) said. He was 68. "Al Stabile was a passionate and dedicated public servant who always put the community first. I grew up... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Community board meetings next weekSTATEN ISLAND, N.Y. --- The following Community Board meetings have been schedu
Community board meetings next week
Staten Island Advance / Posted yesterday
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. --- The following Community Board meetings have been scheduled for the coming week:  COMMUNITY BOARD 1 The Youth Committee will meet Tuesday, Sept. 1, at 7:30 p.m. in the Brighton Heights Reformed Church, 320 St. Mark's Pl.,... Read more
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Starmometer
TFC and DFA Join Forces to Encourage OFs to Exercise Their Right to Vote in the 2016 ElectionsWith the deadline for the worldwide registration for the 2016 elections coming
TFC and DFA Join Forces to Encourage OFs to Exercise Their Right to Vote in the 2016 Elections
Starmometer / Posted 2 days ago
With the deadline for the worldwide registration for the 2016 elections coming to a close on October 31, premier Filipino network The Filipino Channel (TFC) and implementing arm of the Overseas Voting Act, Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) Overseas... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
750 Acres of Land To Be Preserved For Public UseHundreds of acres of land in Northern Michigan are now officially saved for pub
750 Acres of Land To Be Preserved For Public Use
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 2 days ago
Hundreds of acres of land in Northern Michigan are now officially saved for public use. 750 acres of land will now be conserved, funded completely by grants and the landowner. The landowner is Lake Louise Christian Community. They along with the... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Criticism of response to June floodsThe Clutha District Council's response to June flooding exposed a lack of local
Criticism of response to June floods
Otago Daily Times / Posted 2 days ago
The Clutha District Council's response to June flooding exposed a lack of local input in the council's emergency management, a West Otago Community Board member says. After members of the community raised concerns about the council's response to... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
City plans to mill and pave secondary East Shore roads next weekSTATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- The Department of Transportation (DOT) plans to send nig
City plans to mill and pave secondary East Shore roads next week
Staten Island Advance / Posted 2 days ago
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- The Department of Transportation (DOT) plans to send night crews out to mill New Dorp Lane, Ocean Terrace and Todt Hill Road next week, beginning Monday, Aug. 31. Daytime paving efforts will be focused on secondary and... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
South Side News & NotesBy Staff WriterPatriot Playground opening Aug. 29 GREEN — Patriot Playground,
South Side News & Notes
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 2 days ago
By Staff WriterPatriot Playground opening Aug. 29 GREEN — Patriot Playground, the new Americans with Disabilities Act-accessible playground located behind the John Torok Senior Center and Community Park at 4224 Massillon Road, will open for public... Read more
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DNA Info
Developer Plans 16-Story Uptown Residence After Pledging to Build SmallerHAP Investment Developer's initial plan for the site called for a 7-story apart
Developer Plans 16-Story Uptown Residence After Pledging to Build Smaller
DNA Info / Posted 2 days ago
HAP Investment Developer's initial plan for the site called for a 7-story apartment complex at 4452 Broadway. The new proposal more than doubles the building to 16 stories, a height that would require a zoning change. View Full Caption FORT GEORGE —... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
City promises to make life easier for restaurant owners offering alfresco dining with new mapWith its new sidewalk caf� map, the city aims to boost transparency and provide
City promises to make life easier for restaurant owners offering alfresco dining with new map
Crain's New York Business / Posted 2 days ago
With its new sidewalk caf� map, the city aims to boost transparency and provide a tool for both businesses and communities. Restaurant owners with outdoor seating have many complaints: The licensing process for a sidewalk café is long and expensive,... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Dining alfresco? There's a map for thatWith its new sidewalk caf� map, the city aims to boost transparency and provide
Dining alfresco? There's a map for that
Crain's New York Business / Posted 3 days ago
With its new sidewalk caf� map, the city aims to boost transparency and provide a tool for both businesses and communities. Restaurant owners with outdoor seating have many complaints: The licensing process for a sidewalk café is long and expensive,... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Time running out to find an election candidateKelly Van Gaalen resigned last month after being jailed for two years on a char
Time running out to find an election candidate
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 days ago
Kelly Van Gaalen resigned last month after being jailed for two years on a charge of possession of cannabis for supply. With just days to go before nominations close no one has put a hand up to stand in in the Kaikohe-Hokianga Community Board... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Council to look at alternative funding for Sumner Skate ParkFriday, 28 August 2015, 11:02 amPress Release: Christchurch City CouncilFriday,
Council to look at alternative funding for Sumner Skate Park
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 3 days ago
Friday, 28 August 2015, 11:02 amPress Release: Christchurch City CouncilFriday, 28 August 2015Christchurch City Council will look... Read more
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DNA Info
City to Fund $100 Million in Storm Protections For Lower ManhattanView Full Caption LOWER MANHATTAN — The city plans to invest $100 million to c
City to Fund $100 Million in Storm Protections For Lower Manhattan
DNA Info / Posted 3 days ago
View Full Caption LOWER MANHATTAN — The city plans to invest $100 million to create new storm protections for Lower Manhattan, nearly three years after Hurricane Sandy overwhelmed the... Read more
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DNA Info
Restaurant Roundup: Dumplings Coming, Soul Food Leaving, French Is HereYaso Tangbao will serve Chinese steamed buns called xiaolongbao. View Full Capt
Restaurant Roundup: Dumplings Coming, Soul Food Leaving, French Is Here
DNA Info / Posted 3 days ago
Yaso Tangbao will serve Chinese steamed buns called xiaolongbao. View Full Caption CLINTON HILL — Clinton Hill said farewell to longtime soul food joint Ruthie's last week, but a crop of new dining options are popping up around the neighborhood,... Read more
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DNA Info
Bronx Business Plans to Move if Medical Weed Dispensary Arrives as PlannedHUNTS POINT — A Bronx businessman says he plans to move his company out of Hunt
Bronx Business Plans to Move if Medical Weed Dispensary Arrives as Planned
DNA Info / Posted 3 days ago
HUNTS POINT — A Bronx businessman says he plans to move his company out of Hunts Point if a medical marijuana facility moves in next to his store as planned. Gary Jacobs serves as the president and CEO of F&F Supply, a provider of building... Read more
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DNA Info
Lit Lounge Reopening in Mid-September, Owners SayLit Lounge will reopen Sept. 11, its owners announced on Facebook View Full Cap
Lit Lounge Reopening in Mid-September, Owners Say
DNA Info / Posted 3 days ago
Lit Lounge will reopen Sept. 11, its owners announced on Facebook View Full Caption EAST VILLAGE — Lit Lounge will reopen in mid-September, about a month and a half after it quietly closed over the summer. The 14-year-old bar will reopen in its... Read more
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DNA Info
Petition Protests 10-Story Affordable Building Planned for SunnysideSUNNYSIDE — A petition with more than 200 signatures is taking aim at a develop
Petition Protests 10-Story Affordable Building Planned for Sunnyside
DNA Info / Posted 3 days ago
SUNNYSIDE — A petition with more than 200 signatures is taking aim at a developer's plan to build an affordable housing development in Sunnyside, arguing the 10-story building is out of character with the surrounding neighborhood. Phipps Houses is... Read more
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DNA Info
Cozy Greenwich Avenue Oyster Bar Opening New Location in East VillageVirgola, a West Village oyster bar known for its intimate and narrow space, is
Cozy Greenwich Avenue Oyster Bar Opening New Location in East Village
DNA Info / Posted 3 days ago
Virgola, a West Village oyster bar known for its intimate and narrow space, is opening a new location in the East Village this fall. View Full Caption EAST VILLAGE — A West Village oyster bar known for its intimate and narrow space is expanding into... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
De Blasio defends slow zone program after city drops Midland Beach proposalCITY HALL -- Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday defended neighborhood slow zones
De Blasio defends slow zone program after city drops Midland Beach proposal
Staten Island Advance / Posted 3 days ago
CITY HALL -- Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday defended neighborhood slow zones despite the city's decision to scrap one planned for Midland Beach. "The slow zones make a lot of sense: they are better for our children, they're better for our seniors... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Rules for parolees revised to reduce returns to prisonIn an effort to ease prison crowding, the Arkansas Parole Board on Thursday app
Rules for parolees revised to reduce returns to prison
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
In an effort to ease prison crowding, the Arkansas Parole Board on Thursday approved revisions to rules for parole violators. The board voted unanimously to apply changes to the Arkansas Department of Community Correction’s Offender Violation Guide,... Read more
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DNA Info
Prohibition-Era Law May Prevent Japanese Restaurant from Serving SojuHakata Tonton is a restaurant at 61 Grove St. that prides itself on bringing au
Prohibition-Era Law May Prevent Japanese Restaurant from Serving Soju
DNA Info / Posted 3 days ago
Hakata Tonton is a restaurant at 61 Grove St. that prides itself on bringing authentic "meal culture" from the southern region of Japan, with foods that are paired with a distilled beverage called shoju — more like vodka than sake, which is why they... Read more
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DNA Info
City to Fund $100 Million in Storm Protections For Lower ManhattanCars were submerged when an underground parking garage near Hanover Square was
City to Fund $100 Million in Storm Protections For Lower Manhattan
DNA Info / Posted 3 days ago
Cars were submerged when an underground parking garage near Hanover Square was flooded during Hurricane Sandy. View Full Caption LOWER MANHATTAN — The city plans to invest $100 million to create new storm protections for Lower Manhattan, nearly... Read more
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DNA Info
Lawmakers Unveil Anti-Crime Plan for 125th Street and LexingtonState Assemblyman Robert Rodriguez and Congressman Charles Rangel held a press
Lawmakers Unveil Anti-Crime Plan for 125th Street and Lexington
DNA Info / Posted 3 days ago
State Assemblyman Robert Rodriguez and Congressman Charles Rangel held a press conference about the assemblyman's plan to solve quality of life issues around 125th Street and Lexington Avenue. View Full Caption Assemblyman Robert Rodriguez’s plan... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
West Side News & NotesBy Staff WriterODOT announces road, ramp closures SOUTH AKRON — Ohio Departmen
West Side News & Notes
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 3 days ago
By Staff WriterODOT announces road, ramp closures SOUTH AKRON — Ohio Department of Transportation officials announced the Interstate 76/Kenmore leg between Interstate 77 and Interstate 277 in Akron will be closed Aug. 29-30 for pavement... Read more
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DNA Info
Massive Beer Hall Planned For Downtown BrooklynDOWNTOWN BROOKLYN — A massive beer hall is in the works for Downtown Brooklyn,
Massive Beer Hall Planned For Downtown Brooklyn
DNA Info / Posted 3 days ago
DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN — A massive beer hall is in the works for Downtown Brooklyn, according to city documents. Fulton Beer Hall, from the owner of Putnam’s on Myrtle Avenue, will be a “relaxed and unpretentious” place to drink, according to Gerard... Read more
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Times Newsweekly
Street resurfacing slated for Community Board 5 A large pothole on the corner of 76th Street and Cooper Avenue in Middle Vill
Street resurfacing slated for Community Board 5
Times Newsweekly / Posted 4 days ago
A large pothole on the corner of 76th Street and Cooper Avenue in Middle Village. RIDGEWOOD TIMES/Photos by Anthony Giudice Street resurfacing may be coming to south Middle Village and other nearby... Read more
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Times Newsweekly
Ridgewood to get 17-story mixed-use building on St. Nicholas Avenue The 17-story mixed-use building planned for 350 St. Nicholas Ave. in Ridgewoo
Ridgewood to get 17-story mixed-use building on St. Nicholas Avenue
Times Newsweekly / Posted 4 days ago
The 17-story mixed-use building planned for 350 St. Nicholas Ave. in Ridgewood. Rendering courtesy of AB Capstone Plans for a large scale 17-story mixed-use building in the heart... Read more
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Times Newsweekly
Local NewsWith Labor Rights Week quickly approaching, City Comptroller Scott Stringer sco
Local News
Times Newsweekly / Posted 4 days ago
With Labor Rights Week quickly approaching, City Comptroller Scott Stringer scored a victory for city workers when he found $3.7 million as part of unclaimed prevailing wage settlements with several companies that worked on city-funded projects.... Read more
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indieWIRE
New York's IFC Center Plans to Expand Location, More Than Doubling Screens and SeatsExclusive: The AMC Networks-owned art house cinema has filed an alteration ap
New York's IFC Center Plans to Expand Location, More Than Doubling Screens and Seats
indieWIRE / Posted 4 days ago
Exclusive: The AMC Networks-owned art house cinema has filed an alteration application to expand the theater at its current location. Rendering of proposed IFC... Read more
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DNA Info
Crown Heights Back Alley Nearly Lost to History Recalls Colonial RetreatYou can see 1800s-era cobblestones on Clove Road in Crown Heights, one of the o
Crown Heights Back Alley Nearly Lost to History Recalls Colonial Retreat
DNA Info / Posted 4 days ago
You can see 1800s-era cobblestones on Clove Road in Crown Heights, one of the oldest streets in the neighborhood. View Full Caption CROWN HEIGHTS — On this week's 239th anniversary of the Battle of Brooklyn, there are a lot of ways to remember the... Read more
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Michelin-Starred Restaurateur Opening 'Speak-easy Sushi Bar' Near BarclaysA dish at Azabu Sushi in TriBeCa. The Japanese hotel and restaurant company beh
Michelin-Starred Restaurateur Opening 'Speak-easy Sushi Bar' Near Barclays
DNA Info / Posted 4 days ago
A dish at Azabu Sushi in TriBeCa. The Japanese hotel and restaurant company behind Azabu has partnered with several bar and restaurant owners to open a restaurant and sushi speak-easy at 166 Flatbush Ave. View Full Caption PARK SLOPE — The owners of... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
New Whitianga ferry due to launchWednesday, 26 August 2015, 3:47 pmPress Release: Thames Coromandel District Cou
New Whitianga ferry due to launch
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 5 days ago
Wednesday, 26 August 2015, 3:47 pmPress Release: Thames Coromandel District CouncilThe launch of a new ferry for Whitianga is set to make a big splash on Saturday."There will be a... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
New HPU dorm opens at Aloha Tower MarketplaceClasses at Hawaii Pacific University don't officially start until Monday but th
New HPU dorm opens at Aloha Tower Marketplace
Hawaii News Now / Posted 5 days ago
Classes at Hawaii Pacific University don't officially start until Monday but there's a lot happening on campus. "We are happy to say we're 100% full," said Vice President of University Relations Sam Moku. Students moved in to HPU's Waterfront Lofts... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Council to consult on reducing number of councillorsWednesday, 26 August 2015, 11:46 amPress Release: Rotorua Lakes Council 26 Augu
Council to consult on reducing number of councillors
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 5 days ago
Wednesday, 26 August 2015, 11:46 amPress Release: Rotorua Lakes Council 26 August 2015 and adding rural community boardAt a special council... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Residents united in protestA united, passionate plea to remove controversial concrete kerb blocks has been
Residents united in protest
Otago Daily Times / Posted 5 days ago
A united, passionate plea to remove controversial concrete kerb blocks has been made to a Dunedin City Council. Saddle Hill Community Board chairman Scott Weatherall said 15 ''passionate'' residents met Dunedin City Council staff at the Brighton... Read more
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DNA Info
VA Hospital's Flood Wall Work Tears Up Part of New Kips Bay PlaygroundKIPS BAY — Just when Stuy Town resident Adam Steinberg thought he had finally g
VA Hospital's Flood Wall Work Tears Up Part of New Kips Bay Playground
DNA Info / Posted 5 days ago
KIPS BAY — Just when Stuy Town resident Adam Steinberg thought he had finally got his regular workout spot, he lost it. The fitness equipment at Asser Levy Playground in Kips Bay was open for use for just eight months — much of that in the dead of... Read more
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DNA Info
City Moving Forward With Affordable Housing at Elizabeth Street GardenThe city is moving ahead with plans to build affordable housing at the site of
City Moving Forward With Affordable Housing at Elizabeth Street Garden
DNA Info / Posted 5 days ago
The city is moving ahead with plans to build affordable housing at the site of the Elizabeth Street Garden. View Full Caption NOLITA — The city is moving forward with a controversial plan to build affordable housing on the site of a community garden... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Tania Kerr: Let's be efficientOften in the amalgamation debate we hear those opposed to change calling for fu
Tania Kerr: Let's be efficient
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 6 days ago
Often in the amalgamation debate we hear those opposed to change calling for further co-operation between councils, instead of supporting reorganisation to a single regional governing body. We are also told that the councils are currently working... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Filthy conditions: Dogs rescued from Coast breeder tortureTHROATS slashed open, living in filth, forced to eat their own faeces. For 15
Filthy conditions: Dogs rescued from Coast breeder torture
Daily Examiner / Posted 6 days ago
THROATS slashed open, living in filth, forced to eat their own faeces. For 15 Belgian and German Shepherds life was a living hell at the hands of breeders on a Yandina property until the team from Belgian Shepherd Rescue Australia came to their... Read more
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Northern Star
Dogs' rescued from torture at hands of breedersTHROATS slashed open, living in filth, forced to eat their own faeces. For 15
Dogs' rescued from torture at hands of breeders
Northern Star / Posted 6 days ago
THROATS slashed open, living in filth, forced to eat their own faeces. For 15 Belgian and German Shepherds life was a living hell at the hands of breeders on a Yandina property until the team from Belgian Shepherd Rescue Australia came to their... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Filthy conditions: Dogs' rescued from breeder tortureTHROATS slashed open, living in filth, forced to eat their own faeces. For 15
Filthy conditions: Dogs' rescued from breeder torture
The Daily Mercury / Posted 6 days ago
THROATS slashed open, living in filth, forced to eat their own faeces. For 15 Belgian and German Shepherds life was a living hell at the hands of breeders on a Yandina property until the team from Belgian Shepherd Rescue Australia came to their... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Dogs' rescued from torture at hands of breedersTHROATS slashed open, living in filth, forced to eat their own faeces. For 15
Dogs' rescued from torture at hands of breeders
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
THROATS slashed open, living in filth, forced to eat their own faeces. For 15 Belgian and German Shepherds life was a living hell at the hands of breeders on a Yandina property until the team from Belgian Shepherd Rescue Australia came to their... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Dogs' rescued from torture at hands of breedersTHROATS slashed open, living in filth, forced to eat their own faeces. For 15
Dogs' rescued from torture at hands of breeders
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 6 days ago
THROATS slashed open, living in filth, forced to eat their own faeces. For 15 Belgian and German Shepherds life was a living hell at the hands of breeders on a Yandina property until the team from Belgian Shepherd Rescue Australia came to their... Read more
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News Mail
Dogs' rescued from torture at hands of breedersTHROATS slashed open, living in filth, forced to eat their own faeces. For 15
Dogs' rescued from torture at hands of breeders
News Mail / Posted 6 days ago
THROATS slashed open, living in filth, forced to eat their own faeces. For 15 Belgian and German Shepherds life was a living hell at the hands of breeders on a Yandina property until the team from Belgian Shepherd Rescue Australia came to their... Read more
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DNA Info
MAP: 10 Community Districts Carry Bulk of City's Homeless SheltersNEW YORK — The 10 community districts in New York City with the most homeless s
MAP: 10 Community Districts Carry Bulk of City's Homeless Shelters
DNA Info / Posted 6 days ago
NEW YORK — The 10 community districts in New York City with the most homeless shelters have more than the remaining 49 districts combined, data shows. While the top 10 districts in the five boroughs have a total of 135 shelters,the other 49 have... Read more
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Queensland Times
Dogs' rescued from torture at hands of Yandina breedersTHROATS slashed open, living in filth, forced to eat their own faeces. For 15
Dogs' rescued from torture at hands of Yandina breeders
Queensland Times / Posted 6 days ago
THROATS slashed open, living in filth, forced to eat their own faeces. For 15 Belgian and German Shepherds life was a living hell at the hands of breeders on a Yandina property until the team from Belgian Shepherd Rescue Australia came to their... Read more
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