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The Atlantic
‘Like the Fishes and the Loaves’When Tricia Bliler came out of her front door after the winds and surge of Hurr
‘Like the Fishes and the Loaves’
The Atlantic / Posted yesterday
When Tricia Bliler came out of her front door after the winds and surge of Hurricane Katrina finally passed, she saw a police car washed up like driftwood against the building across the street. It was the first of many bad signs. Bliler had perched... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Responders after Katrina served a worthy causeJoyce Whittington of Oxford helped build back the Gulf Coast one project at a t
Responders after Katrina served a worthy cause
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted yesterday
Joyce Whittington of Oxford helped build back the Gulf Coast one project at a time. (Courtesy) OXFORD – Among those who played a large role in post-Katrina life for citizens of south Mississippi and Louisiana were the people who arrived to... Read more
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Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
New Haven-Adams Township's new EMS director helped after Hurricane KatrinaThe new director of the New Haven-Adams Township EMS Department has a lot of ex
New Haven-Adams Township's new EMS director helped after Hurricane Katrina
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
The new director of the New Haven-Adams Township EMS Department has a lot of experience in emergency medicine, including working in Louisiana after Hurricane Katrina. Ned Gatchell has been in emergency medicine for the past 37 years. He took over... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Daylis Stadium Gets New LED LightsFaces Several Charges; Counselor Speaks OutDoctor Faces Several Charges; Counse
Daylis Stadium Gets New LED Lights
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 3 days ago
Faces Several Charges; Counselor Speaks OutDoctor Faces Several Charges; Counselor Speaks Out Dr. Chris Christensen of Ravalli County was arrested Thursday morning by Ravalli County Sheriffs at his home in Florence, Montana. Dr. Chris... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Doctor Faces Several Charges; Counselor Speaks OutFaces Several Charges; Counselor Speaks Out Dr. Chris Christensen of Ravalli C
Doctor Faces Several Charges; Counselor Speaks Out
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 3 days ago
Faces Several Charges; Counselor Speaks Out Dr. Chris Christensen of Ravalli County was arrested Thursday morning by Ravalli County Sheriffs at his home in Florence, Montana. Dr. Chris... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Albemarle Co. Police Department: Missing 59-Year-Old Woman FoundBarber Retires After 51 Years in the Trade Frank Sprouse has been working at S
Albemarle Co. Police Department: Missing 59-Year-Old Woman Found
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 4 days ago
Barber Retires After 51 Years in the Trade Frank Sprouse has been working at Staples Barber Shop for 49 of his 51 year career. He says he is looking forward to spending more time with his wife.Full Story Frank Sprouse has been... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Visionary Arkansans 2015It's time again for our annual Visionaries issue, a celebration of Arkansans wi
Visionary Arkansans 2015
Arkansas Times / Posted 4 days ago
It's time again for our annual Visionaries issue, a celebration of Arkansans with ideas of transformative power. This year's class is filled with people who are devoted to enriching life here, from health care to social justice to good government.... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Rooney Bin meets the recycling bin“Use it up; wear it out; make it do, or do without.” — New England proverb Th
Rooney Bin meets the recycling bin
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 5 days ago
“Use it up; wear it out; make it do, or do without.” — New England proverb The Rooney Bin saved a couple of trees this month. We’re going green with a big blue bin. Last month, Republic Services dropped off new recycling containers at 45,800 St.... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Few slots remain for annual CROW Golf ClassicThe Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife is seeking a few more foursomes t
Few slots remain for annual CROW Golf Classic
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 5 days ago
The Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife is seeking a few more foursomes that wish to participate in the 3rd annual CROW Golf Classic at the Sanctuary Golf Club. "It's one of our signature fundraising events," CROW Development Director Nanette... Read more
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South Maryland News
Southern Maryland libraries focus on One Maryland One BookDaniel James Brown’s book “The Boys in the Boat” is about sports. It’s about hi
Southern Maryland libraries focus on One Maryland One Book
South Maryland News / Posted 5 days ago
Daniel James Brown’s book “The Boys in the Boat” is about sports. It’s about history. And it’s story of good versus evil. This broad appeal is part of why Brown’s book was named this year’s One Maryland One Book. The annual program aims to get as... Read more
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Anderson Independent-Mail
0824 YHTstorytellerVETinto a veteran who needs help filling out paperwork for benefits. In that fili
0824 YHTstorytellerVET
Anderson Independent-Mail / Posted 7 days ago
into a veteran who needs help filling out paperwork for benefits. In that filing cabinet, he keeps his forms, a dictionary of medical terms, a book detailing the rules for federal benefits for veterans, their dependents and for survivors and plenty... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Wink's Wish: Abused dog leaves Mobile County for surgery and forever homemorning for his surgery in Mississippi and will stay there afterward with his f
Wink's Wish: Abused dog leaves Mobile County for surgery and forever home
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 7 days ago
morning for his surgery in Mississippi and will stay there afterward with his future owners. FOX10 News Reporter Devan Coffaro was there Sunday afternoon to capture his last day in Mobile County. It was just another day for the fun-loving pup... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Wink's Wish: Abused dog leaves Mobile County for surgery and forever homemorning for his surgery in Mississippi and will stay there afterward with his f
Wink's Wish: Abused dog leaves Mobile County for surgery and forever home
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 7 days ago
morning for his surgery in Mississippi and will stay there afterward with his future owners. FOX10 News Reporter Devan Coffaro was there Sunday afternoon to capture his last day in Mobile County. It was just another day for the fun-loving pup... Read more
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Quincy Herald-Whig
New Pike County dentist has familiar mentor -- his uncleI always knew I wanted to be a dentist," he said. "I even did a career project
New Pike County dentist has familiar mentor -- his uncle
Quincy Herald-Whig / Posted 9 days ago
I always knew I wanted to be a dentist," he said. "I even did a career project in fifth grade on being a dentist." Part of the inspiration came from his uncle, Steve Liesen, a dentist in private practice in Barry. At his uncle's dental office,... Read more
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The Memphis Daily News
Digestcompanies. It also co-founded the ZeroTo510 medical device accelerator with Mem
Digest
The Memphis Daily News / Posted 10 days ago
companies. It also co-founded the ZeroTo510 medical device accelerator with Memphis Bioworks Foundation. At the end of the 14-week program, the participants will pitch to a group of investors, business leaders and community supporters at... Read more
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Oregon Daily Emerald
Nightingale Health Sanctuary rest stop program moves westThis article was written by University of Oregon master’s degree alumna Debra M
Nightingale Health Sanctuary rest stop program moves west
Oregon Daily Emerald / Posted 11 days ago
This article was written by University of Oregon master’s degree alumna Debra M. Josephson, who is not affiliated with the Emerald. It was submitted to the Emerald for publication. We have done fact checking and editing on the piece. Debra’s website... Read more
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WPTZ Burlington
Franklin County officials practice drillLIZ STREPA HAS THE STORY NEW TONIGHT. LIZ: THE HALLS OF SARANACK LAKE HIGH SCHO
Franklin County officials practice drill
WPTZ Burlington / Posted 11 days ago
LIZ STREPA HAS THE STORY NEW TONIGHT. LIZ: THE HALLS OF SARANACK LAKE HIGH SCHOOL WERE BUZZING ON WEDNESDAY WITH FRANKLIN COUNTY HEALTH OFFICIALS AND VOLUNTEERS. IT WAS ALL TO PREPARE FOR A POTENTIAL CRISIS. PERIODICALLY WE DO HAVE TO TRAIN SOME PART... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Oconee woman in fundraising effort to help military vets with medical needsvan. “We have been driving a van with over 200,000 miles on it and it finally
Oconee woman in fundraising effort to help military vets with medical needs
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 12 days ago
van. “We have been driving a van with over 200,000 miles on it and it finally gave up the ghost,” said retired Oconee County veterinarian Dr. Carole Ludwig. “We have now borrowed one and it’s not in a whole lot better shape.” Ludwig is one of... Read more
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Marietta Daily Journal
The Cherokee Garden at Green Meadows Preserve to be dedicated Aug. 29 - The Cherokee Garden at Green Meadows Preserve a part of the Cobb County Parks System at 3780 Dallas Highway in Powder Springs will be dedicated at 10 a.m. on Aug. 29. The Gard...Cherokee Garden at Green Meadows Preserve to be dedicated Aug. 29 The Cherokee
The Cherokee Garden at Green Meadows Preserve to be dedicated Aug. 29 - The Cherokee Garden at Green Meadows Preserve a part of the Cobb County Parks System at 3780 Dallas Highway in Powder Springs will be dedicated at 10 a.m. on Aug. 29. The Gard...
Marietta Daily Journal / Posted 13 days ago
Cherokee Garden at Green Meadows Preserve to be dedicated Aug. 29 The Cherokee Garden at Green Meadows Preserve, a part of the Cobb County Parks System at 3780 Dallas Highway in Powder Springs, will be dedicated at 10 a.m. on Aug. 29. The... Read more
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Marietta Daily Journal
The Cherokee Garden at Green Meadows Preserve to be dedicated today - The Cherokee Garden at Green Meadows Preserve a part of the Cobb County Parks System at 3780 Dallas Highway in Powder Springs will be dedicated at 10 a.m. on Aug. 29. The Garden...The Cherokee Garden at Green Meadows Preserve to be dedicated today The Cherok
The Cherokee Garden at Green Meadows Preserve to be dedicated today - The Cherokee Garden at Green Meadows Preserve a part of the Cobb County Parks System at 3780 Dallas Highway in Powder Springs will be dedicated at 10 a.m. on Aug. 29. The Garden...
Marietta Daily Journal / Posted 13 days ago
The Cherokee Garden at Green Meadows Preserve to be dedicated today The Cherokee Garden at Green Meadows Preserve, a part of the Cobb County Parks System at 3780 Dallas Highway in Powder Springs, will be dedicated at 10 a.m. on Aug. 29. The Garden... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Ventura County sea lion rescues already more than double for the yearGAVIOTA, Calif. - The number of sea lions rescued in Ventura County has more th
Ventura County sea lion rescues already more than double for the year
Ventura County Star / Posted 13 days ago
GAVIOTA, Calif. - The number of sea lions rescued in Ventura County has more than doubled so far this year. Channel Islands Marine & Wildlife Institute has rescued 340 marine mammals, mostly emaciated sea lion pups, in the first eight months of the... Read more
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Times News
Ending hunger in Carbon CountyOne team of volunteers is hoping to end hunger in Carbon County. To do this, th
Ending hunger in Carbon County
Times News / Posted 14 days ago
One team of volunteers is hoping to end hunger in Carbon County. To do this, they plan to pack 40,000 meals in four hours with the help of hundreds of volunteers. These meals will be distributed to Carbon County food pantries to be given to the... Read more
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Medical Memos: New director joins South County Physical Therapy Worcester office Posted Aug. 16, 2015 at 11:17 AM Posted Aug. 16, 2015 at 11:17 AM South Cou
Medical Memos: New director joins South County Physical Therapy Worcester office
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
Posted Aug. 16, 2015 at 11:17 AM Posted Aug. 16, 2015 at 11:17 AM South County Physical Therapy Inc. has appointed Anne “Nancy” Siegal to director of SCPT’s Worcester... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Pima Sheriff's Department hosting prescription drug drop-off eventPIMA COUNTY, AZ ( Tucson News Now) - Pima County residents will have the oppor
Pima Sheriff's Department hosting prescription drug drop-off event
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 17 days ago
PIMA COUNTY, AZ ( Tucson News Now) - Pima County residents will have the opportunity to drop off unwanted or expired prescription drugs on Saturday. The Pima County Sheriff’s Department is hosting a Dispose-A-Med event from 8 a.m. to noon at the... Read more
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Santa Paula Times
Santa Paula Latino Town Hall Announces 2015 Awards Recipientsinspired her to participate in this year�s Latino Town Hall career symposium fo
Santa Paula Latino Town Hall Announces 2015 Awards Recipients
Santa Paula Times / Posted 17 days ago
inspired her to participate in this year�s Latino Town Hall career symposium focused on the medical field.� She was one of only ten students accepted into Ventura County Medical Center�s summer internship program where she volunteered in the... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
Preparing for school focus of Summit for Kidstake place Aug. 15 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the John S. Knight Center, located
Preparing for school focus of Summit for Kids
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 18 days ago
take place Aug. 15 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the John S. Knight Center, located at 77 E. Mill St. The event, which is part of a month-long focus on children in Summit County, aims to help everyone get prepared for the school year, and school-age... Read more
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ABC Newspapers
Kent Canine named tour’s volunteer of the year after helping players, guests experience Minnesota Niceas the chairperson for the Player Hospitality Committee. Last year Canine was
Kent Canine named tour’s volunteer of the year after helping players, guests experience Minnesota Nice
ABC Newspapers / Posted 18 days ago
as the chairperson for the Player Hospitality Committee. Last year Canine was honored as the tournament volunteer of the year honoree and was also named the Champions Tour volunteer of year during the annual meeting in Palm Springs,... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Legal troubles plague Shasta Lake veteran outreach centerSHASTA LAKE, California - As an outreach center, Medicine for our Military in S
Legal troubles plague Shasta Lake veteran outreach center
The Record Searchlight / Posted 18 days ago
SHASTA LAKE, California - As an outreach center, Medicine for our Military in Shasta Lake serves as a community meeting space for veterans. “Medicine” loosely describes mentorship, charity work and medical marijuana provided by the center. On June 3... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
PCSD event to collect unused, expired prescription drugsPima County Sheriff's Department is hosting their "Dispose-A-Med" event on Satu
PCSD event to collect unused, expired prescription drugs
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 18 days ago
Pima County Sheriff's Department is hosting their "Dispose-A-Med" event on Saturday, offering community members a chance to dispose of unused and/or expired prescription drugs with no questions asked. During the past two years, the department has... Read more
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KOAM-TV Pittsburg
Crawford County Seniors Get Free Boxes of FoodWesley house partners with the Kansas food bank to bring boxes of food to senio
Crawford County Seniors Get Free Boxes of Food
KOAM-TV Pittsburg / Posted 18 days ago
Wesley house partners with the Kansas food bank to bring boxes of food to senior citizens in need in Crawford county. Diane street of Frontenac is on oxygen and can't work. She joins other seniors coming to Wesley House to get some free food through... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
Crawford County Seniors Get Free Boxes of FoodWesley house partners with the Kansas food bank to bring boxes of food to senio
Crawford County Seniors Get Free Boxes of Food
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 18 days ago
Wesley house partners with the Kansas food bank to bring boxes of food to senior citizens in need in Crawford county. Diane street of Frontenac is on oxygen and can't work. She joins other seniors coming to Wesley House to get some free food through... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Youth Academy classes/War writing project/State 4-H CongressWILMINGTON — Thalian Association Community Theatre will offered fall semester o
Youth Academy classes/War writing project/State 4-H Congress
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 19 days ago
WILMINGTON — Thalian Association Community Theatre will offered fall semester of theater arts classes and workshops for actors ages 7–18, and tots classes for ages 3-6. Classes will be Sept. 14-Dec. 5 at Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Community calendar: Line dance lessons, yoga for cancer survivorssearch process, time management and personal finance. The Leadership Institute
Community calendar: Line dance lessons, yoga for cancer survivors
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 22 days ago
search process, time management and personal finance. The Leadership Institute will take place Monday-Friday at a fee of $895. To register, or for more information, visit www.spartanburgdayschool.org/leadershipinstitute. Or call... Read more
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Highlands Today
County serious about illegal dumpingSEBRING — On July 11, Lawrence Jenkins left Blue Heron Drive, the deserted end
County serious about illegal dumping
Highlands Today / Posted 22 days ago
SEBRING — On July 11, Lawrence Jenkins left Blue Heron Drive, the deserted end of a Spring Lake neighborhood where junk is often dumped. A Highlands County Sheriff’s office report says Lawrence, 59, was observed pulling a trailer with tree debris... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Nottingham Post Environmental Awards: Project that uses nature to help distressed people nominatedWhen life becomes difficult to handle, sometimes the best medicine is a touch o
Nottingham Post Environmental Awards: Project that uses nature to help distressed people nominated
Nottingham Post / Posted 24 days ago
When life becomes difficult to handle, sometimes the best medicine is a touch of nature and wildlife. Being active and in touch with a relaxing environment at Idle Valley Nature Reserve, near Retford, has helped to support about 40 visitors feeling... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
AmeriCorps worker aiding BrookeBut Kyle Wales is no stranger to Brooke County, having grown up in Wellsburg an
AmeriCorps worker aiding Brooke
Weirton Daily Times / Posted 26 days ago
But Kyle Wales is no stranger to Brooke County, having grown up in Wellsburg and graduated from Brooke High School in 2011. Norm Schwertfeger, Brooke County WVU Extension agent, said Wales will be working with his office full-time through the... Read more
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Daily Mail
'I don't want to attack anybody': Pre-debate Trump goes presidential'I don't want to attack anybody ... I'd rather just discuss the issues': Front-
'I don't want to attack anybody': Pre-debate Trump goes presidential
Daily Mail / Posted 26 days ago
'I don't want to attack anybody ... I'd rather just discuss the issues': Front-runner Donald Trump goes presidential ahead of tomorrow's first Republican debate Trump says he won't throw the first GOP-on-GOP punch Thursday night in Cleveland 'If... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Young volunteers get glimpse into medical field at Health FairHundreds of doctors and volunteers worked together over the last two days to pr
Young volunteers get glimpse into medical field at Health Fair
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 26 days ago
Hundreds of doctors and volunteers worked together over the last two days to provide free health services at the Spokane County Fairgrounds, with some of those volunteers getting their first exposure to a possible career in medicine. The young... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Barton takes steps to improve area's healthBy Lake Tahoe News staff Mental health, substance abuse and access to healthca
Barton takes steps to improve area's health
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 27 days ago
By Lake Tahoe News staff Mental health, substance abuse and access to healthcare services are the main concerns of people on the South Shore, according to Barton Health’s 2015 Community Health Needs Assessment. Other issues to be addressed include:... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
DatebookSOLID WASTE AUTHORITY: Tucker County Solid Waste Authority will meet at 3 p.m.
Datebook
The Inter-Mountain / Posted 27 days ago
SOLID WASTE AUTHORITY: Tucker County Solid Waste Authority will meet at 3 p.m. today at 284 Landfill Road in Davis. PICNIC: A Republican poll workers picnic will begin at 6 p.m. today in the small pavilion of Elkins City Park. The event is hosted by... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Pasco mobile home park evacuated, many taken to sheltersSuncoast Gateway Mobile Home Park off Ridge Road had mandatory evacuations Mond
Pasco mobile home park evacuated, many taken to shelters
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 27 days ago
Suncoast Gateway Mobile Home Park off Ridge Road had mandatory evacuations Monday afternoon. “I got to take care of my mom,” said resident, George Curruthers. Fear began for residents of the mobile home park when the rain started to fall. “It’s... Read more
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WRCB Chattanooga
Doctor Sexually Assaulted Patients, Took Naked Photos(NBC San Diego) - A San Diego-area doctor has admitted he sexually assaulted fe
Doctor Sexually Assaulted Patients, Took Naked Photos
WRCB Chattanooga / Posted 30 days ago
(NBC San Diego) - A San Diego-area doctor has admitted he sexually assaulted female patients and took photos of their naked bodies while they were treated at the only free health care clinic in the East County. Jeffrey Joel Abrams, 68, pleaded... Read more
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York Daily Record
York County Area Agency on Aging: Age effects eatingLast month's article by the York County Area Agency on Aging was on the topic o
York County Area Agency on Aging: Age effects eating
York Daily Record / Posted a month ago
Last month's article by the York County Area Agency on Aging was on the topic of exercise for the older adult. Today's topic goes hand-in-hand with physical activity. How does increasing age affect eating? What's important to know? Older adults... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Here are the best ideas to improve life for aging Mainers. Help us rate thempopulation is growing older. In addition to having the highest median age, at 4
Here are the best ideas to improve life for aging Mainers. Help us rate them
Bangor Daily News / Posted a month ago
population is growing older. In addition to having the highest median age, at 44.2, Maine is aging faster than the rest of the country. The challenges associated with an older population include pressure on families to care for older loved... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
Datebookand flag and pee-wee and midget football. For more information, call Amanda Smi
Datebook
The Inter-Mountain / Posted a month ago
and flag and pee-wee and midget football. For more information, call Amanda Smith at 304-940-0414. 4-K FOR 4-H: Randolph County 4-H Leaders will sponsor a 4-K for 4-H today at 4-H Camp Pioneer in Beverly. This is a twilight run/walk with a musket... Read more
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Rolla Daily News
A welcoming spirit at PCRMCTina Pridgeon is a woman who loves volunteers. As director of the Phelps County
A welcoming spirit at PCRMC
Rolla Daily News / Posted a month ago
Tina Pridgeon is a woman who loves volunteers. As director of the Phelps County Regional Medical Center's (PCRMC) Auxiliary and Volunteer Services, she oversees the work of numerous, dedicated volunteers who help keep the hospital running. Posted... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Athletes brave the heat at the Keystone State Games in York CountyYORK TOWNSHIP, Pa — Baseball players braved the heat Thursday to compete in the
Athletes brave the heat at the Keystone State Games in York County
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 1 months ago
YORK TOWNSHIP, Pa — Baseball players braved the heat Thursday to compete in the Keystone State Games in York County. Some players took part in the baseball pool game at York Township Park in hopes of clinching a spot in the finals on Sunday. With... Read more
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Mississippi Business Journal
Weatherly has deep roots in Mississippi agricultureSTARKVILLE — Long before Charlie Weatherly earned the state’s 2015 Master Garde
Weatherly has deep roots in Mississippi agriculture
Mississippi Business Journal / Posted 1 months ago
STARKVILLE — Long before Charlie Weatherly earned the state’s 2015 Master Gardener of the Year honor, his family roots were dug deep into the Mississippi soil. Although he retired from Mississippi State University in 1997, Weatherly has not strayed... Read more
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Columbia Star
EventsLourie Center and Logan Lap Quilters have partnered to bring an exhibition of h
Events
Columbia Star / Posted 1 months ago
Lourie Center and Logan Lap Quilters have partnered to bring an exhibition of handmade quilts at The Gallery at City Hall, 1737 Main Street. The show opened Monday July 6 and continues through Friday August 28. The Gallery at City Hall is open... Read more
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