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Vail Daily
Vail’s medical center started as a one-room clinic where patients waited outside in the snowwagon and take them with us. Now, we just immediately turn them over to the par
Vail Daily / Posted 18 hours ago
wagon and take them with us. Now, we just immediately turn them over to the paramedics when we get them to the bottom of the hill." Thinking back on Vail Valley Medical Center's history, Eck isn't able to disconnect it from Vail Mountain's... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Mount Hood climber died after delays slowed rescuePORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — John Thorton Jenkins plummeted out of control. "He's fal
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted yesterday
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — John Thorton Jenkins plummeted out of control. "He's falling! He's falling!" yelled other climbers near Mount Hood's summit in northern Oregon. "Self-arrest, self-arrest!" It was 10:40 a.m. on a brilliant Sunday in early May.... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Mount Hood climber died after delays slowed rescuePORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — John Thorton Jenkins plummeted out of control. "He's fal
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — John Thorton Jenkins plummeted out of control. "He's falling! He's falling!" yelled other climbers near Mount Hood's summit in northern Oregon. "Self-arrest, self-arrest!" It was 10:40 a.m. on a brilliant Sunday in early May.... Read more
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The Columbian
Cheers & JeersCheers: To spreading a little warmth and joy. Tuesday was Chalk the Walks day,
The Columbian / Posted 2 days ago
Cheers: To spreading a little warmth and joy. Tuesday was Chalk the Walks day, when teams of volunteers used colorful chalk to create positive messages on sidewalks throughout Vancouver and elsewhere. This marked the eighth annual event hosted by the... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Teen suicides: The ones they left behindVANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — The memories of teenagers who died by suicide are close
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — The memories of teenagers who died by suicide are closely guarded by those left behind. The smiles and laughter, the shared experiences, the first days at school and the last hours spent together are beacons for families of... Read more
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The Columbian
Taking a step back in time with tours in Vancouvertaking part in the National Trust and Park Service programming include the Vanc
The Columbian / Posted 3 days ago
taking part in the National Trust and Park Service programming include the Vancouver Barracks Military Association, Friends of Fort Vancouver, the Confluence Project and the Fort Vancouver Tapestry project.On The Web Two organizations will showcase... Read more
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The Birmingham Times
Here are candidates for mayor, city council and board of education on Tuesday’s ballotcampaign, as well as Rev. Jesse Jackson’s historic bid for president in 1984. S
The Birmingham Times / Posted 4 days ago
campaign, as well as Rev. Jesse Jackson’s historic bid for president in 1984. She became the first female in the history of Birmingham to run for mayor in 1995. Patricia recorded as lead vocalist on a gospel song, “Happy with Jesus Alone” at the... Read more
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Observer
The battle vs. opioids continuesis continuing its campaign to contain opioid abuse in the community. Those att
Observer / Posted 5 days ago
is continuing its campaign to contain opioid abuse in the community. Those attending will hear a guest speaker, get a tour of the facility and snacks, she said. Luciano appeared before the town governing body at last week’s meeting to stress the... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
Davidson County Animal Shelter needs donations, volunteersDAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. -- The Davidson County Animal Shelter is asking the commu
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 5 days ago
DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. -- The Davidson County Animal Shelter is asking the community to help out this month by bringing in donations. The shelter needs leashes, collars of all sizes and harnesses. They can also use supplies like canned cat and puppy... Read more
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The Columbian
Teen suicide: The ones they left behind « Special ProjectsThe memories of teenagers who died by suicide are closely guarded by those left
The Columbian / Posted 8 days ago
The memories of teenagers who died by suicide are closely guarded by those left behind. The smiles and laughter, the shared experiences, the first days at school and the last hours spent together are beacons for families of children whose lives were... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Weekly Calendar, Aug. 13, 2017fresh produce, arts and craft vendors, live music, chef demos by John Sabal fro
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
fresh produce, arts and craft vendors, live music, chef demos by John Sabal from The Palisade Cafe 11.0, 464-5602, townofpalisade.org/departments/sunday-market-page. River City Singles, bowling 12:30 p.m. Sundays, Orchard Mesa Lanes,... Read more
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WJFW Rhinelander
Humane Society of Marathon County holds open house to showcase changesSubmitted: 08/12/2017 "It's pretty rewarding," said Pataconi. He's seen his f
WJFW Rhinelander / Posted 8 days ago
Submitted: 08/12/2017 "It's pretty rewarding," said Pataconi. He's seen his fair share of dogs come and go. "It's bittersweet," he said. But seeing the work the shelter staff... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Mount Hood climber died after delays slowed rescueJohn Thorton Jenkins plummeted out of control. "He's falling! He's falling!" y
OregonLive.com / Posted 9 days ago
John Thorton Jenkins plummeted out of control. "He's falling! He's falling!" yelled other climbers near Mount Hood's summit. "Self-arrest, self-arrest!" It was 10:40 a.m. on a brilliant Sunday in early May. Jenkins had slipped above the... Read more
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Decatur Daily Democrat
Unfailing Love Clinic makes moves to 11th Street, open house Saturdaymedical clinic available to individuals without insurance or who have high dedu
Decatur Daily Democrat / Posted 9 days ago
medical clinic available to individuals without insurance or who have high deductibles and are living around 200 percent of the federal poverty level. “The clinic is an integration of the ministry of Jesus Christ and medicine to promote health... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Greenwich businessman works to find cure for Cooley’s Anemiaget married, a milestone that seemed nearly impossible when she was diagnosed w
Greenwich Time / Posted 11 days ago
get married, a milestone that seemed nearly impossible when she was diagnosed with Cooley’s Anemia as a toddler. Chieco, of Bedford Corners, N.Y., is an executive director of Morgan Stanley in Greenwich who is the Westchester, Rockland and... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Greenwich businessman works to find cure for Cooley’s Anemiaget married, a milestone that seemed nearly impossible when she was diagnosed w
Darien News-Review / Posted 11 days ago
get married, a milestone that seemed nearly impossible when she was diagnosed with Cooley’s Anemia as a toddler. Chieco, of Bedford Corners, N.Y., is an executive director of Morgan Stanley in Greenwich who is the Westchester, Rockland and... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Snyder running for Oktibbeha County's circuit clerk positionThe field of Oktibbeha County circuit clerk candidates grew to five last week a
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 11 days ago
The field of Oktibbeha County circuit clerk candidates grew to five last week after Stephanie Morgan Snyder, a local public school teacher of 15 years, qualified for the race. Snyder, a National Board Certified teacher who began her career with the... Read more
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NBC Miami
Puppy Training Program Helps Dogs, Inmates to Get Alongbreeder or even a shelter. Instead, Nielsen found her Pomeranian, Tinker, at th
NBC Miami / Posted 13 days ago
breeder or even a shelter. Instead, Nielsen found her Pomeranian, Tinker, at the Omaha Correctional Center. Tinker is one of hundreds of dogs that has been fostered by inmates at the prison as a part of their Canine Compassion program. “I see the... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Puppy Training Program Helps Dogs, Inmates to Get Alongbreeder or even a shelter. Instead, Nielsen found her Pomeranian, Tinker, at th
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 13 days ago
breeder or even a shelter. Instead, Nielsen found her Pomeranian, Tinker, at the Omaha Correctional Center. Tinker is one of hundreds of dogs that has been fostered by inmates at the prison as a part of their Canine Compassion program. “I see the... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
Puppy Training Program Helps Dogs, Inmates to Get Alongbreeder or even a shelter. Instead, Nielsen found her Pomeranian, Tinker, at th
NBC Connecticut / Posted 13 days ago
breeder or even a shelter. Instead, Nielsen found her Pomeranian, Tinker, at the Omaha Correctional Center. Tinker is one of hundreds of dogs that has been fostered by inmates at the prison as a part of their Canine Compassion program. “I see the... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Puppy Training Program Helps Dogs, Inmates to Get Alongbreeder or even a shelter. Instead, Nielsen found her Pomeranian, Tinker, at th
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 13 days ago
breeder or even a shelter. Instead, Nielsen found her Pomeranian, Tinker, at the Omaha Correctional Center. Tinker is one of hundreds of dogs that has been fostered by inmates at the prison as a part of their Canine Compassion program. “I see the... Read more
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NBC New York
Puppy Training Program Helps Dogs, Inmates to Get Alongbreeder or even a shelter. Instead, Nielsen found her Pomeranian, Tinker, at th
NBC New York / Posted 13 days ago
breeder or even a shelter. Instead, Nielsen found her Pomeranian, Tinker, at the Omaha Correctional Center. Tinker is one of hundreds of dogs that has been fostered by inmates at the prison as a part of their Canine Compassion program. “I see the... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Puppy Training Program Helps Dogs, Inmates to Get Alongbreeder or even a shelter. Instead, Nielsen found her Pomeranian, Tinker, at th
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 13 days ago
breeder or even a shelter. Instead, Nielsen found her Pomeranian, Tinker, at the Omaha Correctional Center. Tinker is one of hundreds of dogs that has been fostered by inmates at the prison as a part of their Canine Compassion program. “I see the... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Puppy Training Program Helps Dogs, Inmates to Get Alongbreeder or even a shelter. Instead, Nielsen found her Pomeranian, Tinker, at th
NBC Chicago / Posted 13 days ago
breeder or even a shelter. Instead, Nielsen found her Pomeranian, Tinker, at the Omaha Correctional Center. Tinker is one of hundreds of dogs that has been fostered by inmates at the prison as a part of their Canine Compassion program. “I see the... Read more
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NBC Washington
Puppy Training Program Helps Dogs, Inmates to Get Alongbreeder or even a shelter. Instead, Nielsen found her Pomeranian, Tinker, at th
NBC Washington / Posted 13 days ago
breeder or even a shelter. Instead, Nielsen found her Pomeranian, Tinker, at the Omaha Correctional Center. Tinker is one of hundreds of dogs that has been fostered by inmates at the prison as a part of their Canine Compassion program. “I see the... Read more
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NBC San Diego
Puppy Training Program Helps Dogs, Inmates to Get Alongbreeder or even a shelter. Instead, Nielsen found her Pomeranian, Tinker, at th
NBC San Diego / Posted 13 days ago
breeder or even a shelter. Instead, Nielsen found her Pomeranian, Tinker, at the Omaha Correctional Center. Tinker is one of hundreds of dogs that has been fostered by inmates at the prison as a part of their Canine Compassion program. “I see the... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Puppy Training Program Helps Dogs, Inmates to Get Alongbreeder or even a shelter. Instead, Nielsen found her Pomeranian, Tinker, at th
NBC Bay Area / Posted 13 days ago
breeder or even a shelter. Instead, Nielsen found her Pomeranian, Tinker, at the Omaha Correctional Center. Tinker is one of hundreds of dogs that has been fostered by inmates at the prison as a part of their Canine Compassion program. “I see the... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Thousands expected to seek free medical, dental care at at Cobo CenterVolunteers staffing 3-day Motor City Medical Mission Thousands of uninsured or
Detroit Free Press / Posted 14 days ago
Volunteers staffing 3-day Motor City Medical Mission Thousands of uninsured or underinsured metro Detroiters are expected to flood Cobo Center this week for free medical and dental care through a nonprofit that serves the needy population across the... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Fancy new digs set to open at state-of-the-art animal shelter in Bellevuein narrow concrete and chain-link kennels bark and bark. Life is about to get
The Seattle Times / Posted 15 days ago
in narrow concrete and chain-link kennels bark and bark. Life is about to get much better for the pets — and the staff and volunteers who care for them. In about two weeks, the state’s oldest animal-welfare organization will move into a new, $30... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Calendar, August 6, 2017downtown Palisade, fresh produce, arts and craft vendors, live music, chef demo
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 15 days ago
downtown Palisade, fresh produce, arts and craft vendors, live music, chef demo by Nick Santos from Cafe Sol, 464-5602, townofpalisade.org/departments/sunday-market-page. Western Colorado Atheists and Freethinkers, 3 p.m. first Sunday of each... Read more
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The Irish Times
Leo’s backyard: unequal lives in Irish suburbiaelectoral constituency stretches from and includes the Phoenix Park and runs to
The Irish Times / Posted 16 days ago
electoral constituency stretches from and includes the Phoenix Park and runs to the Liffey at the south and to the border of Meath on the west and north west. It’s the Taoiseach’s constituency. In fact, Leo Varadkar topped the polls there at the... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
BBC show needs people to eat carbs, all in the name of scienceThe BBC Two show, Trust me, I'm a Doctor, urgently needs Surrey volunteers to e
Surrey Advertiser / Posted 17 days ago
The BBC Two show, Trust me, I'm a Doctor, urgently needs Surrey volunteers to eat carbs. Yes, eat carbs and it will all be in the name of science. The BBC Two flagship health and medicine programme is returning for a new series and is looking for... Read more
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Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Business BriefsAug. 15 7-Eleven Inc. is hosting a free franchising seminar Tuesday, Aug. 15,
Cape Coral Daily Breeze / Posted 17 days ago
Aug. 15 7-Eleven Inc. is hosting a free franchising seminar Tuesday, Aug. 15, from 5-7 p.m., at the Fort Myers Zone Office, 9351 Cypress Lake Drive, Fort Myers, FL 33919. The company is searching for qualified candidates from the Southwest... Read more
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Yellow Springs News
Village crew leader Johnnie Burns — Recognition for job well doneIt was frigid weather on Valentine’s Day 2014, and Johnnie Burns had been head
Yellow Springs News / Posted 18 days ago
It was frigid weather on Valentine’s Day 2014, and Johnnie Burns had been head of the Village electric and water distribution crew for only a few weeks. In the morning the calls to the Village utilities office began, from several local homes whose... Read more
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Bay Area Reporter
Data shed light on LGBT retireesGrowing up in southern Florida, and spending much of his young adult years in O
Bay Area Reporter / Posted 18 days ago
Growing up in southern Florida, and spending much of his young adult years in Orlando, Larry Burlew, Ph.D., always intended to spend his retirement years in the Sunshine State. In 2009, he bought a condominium in Daytona Beach for that very... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
About 100 cats rescued from house in Lebanon Co., will need loving homesGRANTVILLE, Pa. -- Volunteers with the animal rescue, PAWS, said overwhelmed wo
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 18 days ago
GRANTVILLE, Pa. -- Volunteers with the animal rescue, PAWS, said overwhelmed would be an understatement after they were asked to rescue cats from a property in Southern Lebanon County. Tina Hastie, a volunteer, said, "We were told that there was... Read more
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New Kerala
Huggies' No Baby Unhugged Program Awards Seven USD 10,000 Grants to Hospitals for Volunteer Hugging Programs Supporting Premature Babies - newkerala news #259711(NICU) that can help make their transition from the hospital to the home quicke
New Kerala / Posted 18 days ago
(NICU) that can help make their transition from the hospital to the home quicker. "Huggies believes deeply in the power of hugs. They provide much more than just a heartwarming cuddle - a hug can stabilize heart rates, increase oxygen levels and... Read more
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The Addison County Independent
Living and Dying, Converations on the end of lifeIf you missed the “Senior Lifestyles” special section a few weeks ago, this is
The Addison County Independent / Posted 21 days ago
If you missed the “Senior Lifestyles” special section a few weeks ago, this is an introduction to the End of Life Care Partnership that has been operating here in Addison County for eight years. Our mission is “to create a framework for our... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Hope for ‘the forgotten’ cats of BeamsvilleThe grey kitten on the veterinarian’s table sits very still as his medicine is
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 21 days ago
The grey kitten on the veterinarian’s table sits very still as his medicine is injected. No meowing. No struggling. No hissing. Traumatized, says the vet matter-of-factly. The kitten, and six others in the crate beside him, comes from a... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Hope for ‘the forgotten’ cats of BeamsvilleThe grey kitten on the veterinarian’s table sits very still as his medicine is
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 21 days ago
The grey kitten on the veterinarian’s table sits very still as his medicine is injected. No meowing. No struggling. No hissing. Traumatized, says the vet matter-of-factly. The kitten, and six others in the crate beside him, comes from a... Read more
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Welland Tribune
Hope for ‘the forgotten’ cats of BeamsvilleThe grey kitten on the veterinarian’s table sits very still as his medicine is
Welland Tribune / Posted 21 days ago
The grey kitten on the veterinarian’s table sits very still as his medicine is injected. No meowing. No struggling. No hissing. Traumatized, says the vet matter-of-factly. The kitten, and six others in the crate beside him, comes from a... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
People on the Moverecently joined the practice. He recently completed a fellowship at Wills Eye H
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 22 days ago
recently joined the practice. He recently completed a fellowship at Wills Eye Hospital, which has been recognized as one of the two best hospitals nationwide in ophthalmology by U.S. News & World Report in its 2016-2017 annual survey. He... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
SUNDAY EDITION | Opioid crisis strains addiction workforce already facing shortagesmedication that falsely promised patients they weren’t likely to get hooked. S
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 22 days ago
medication that falsely promised patients they weren’t likely to get hooked. Since then, she has watched the abuse of opioids spread through rural, urban and suburban parts of Kentucky, where 1,404 people died last year from lethal doses of... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Charlottesville Health Care Offers Free ScreeningsHealth providers in the Charlottesville and Albemarle County communities hosted
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 22 days ago
Health providers in the Charlottesville and Albemarle County communities hosted the 10th annual Charlottesville Health Fair Saturday. The event offered free eye and hearing exams, blood pressure screenings, and mammograms to attendees. High school... Read more
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Bureau County Republican
Vying for the crownThe Miss Bureau County Fair Queen pageant is set for Sunday, Aug. 6, at Bureau
Bureau County Republican / Posted 23 days ago
The Miss Bureau County Fair Queen pageant is set for Sunday, Aug. 6, at Bureau Valley High School in Manlius. The Little Miss pageant begins at 4 p.m. The Junior Miss and the Miss Bureau County Fair Queen pageants begin at approximately 5:30 p.m. The... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Calendar of Events and Offerings in Macomb and Oakland Countiesnew people to join the discussion. Preregistration is not required, just drop b
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 24 days ago
new people to join the discussion. Preregistration is not required, just drop by. The book selection is �At the Edge of the Orchard� by Tracy Chevalier. Copies of the book are available for checkout at the library checkout desk. The library... Read more
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FOX 31 Denver
‘Foul play’ suspected in case of missing motherSangre de Cristo Mountains seeking religious enlightenment. Then around July 13
FOX 31 Denver / Posted 25 days ago
Sangre de Cristo Mountains seeking religious enlightenment. Then around July 13, 2016, she simply disappeared from the face of the Earth. Over the past year the Saguache County Sheriff has transformed its investigation from that of a missing person... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Staggering Numbers Show HUGE need for food in NEAA one day event feeds about 500 people, but still leaves many in need. The Cra
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 25 days ago
A one day event feeds about 500 people, but still leaves many in need. The Craighead County Commodities Distribution took place on Wednesday at the Parker Park Community Center in Jonesboro. USDA Coordinator at the Food Bank of Northeast Arkansas... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Staggering Numbers Show HUGE need for food in NEAA one day event feeds about 500 people, but still leaves many in need. The Cra
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 25 days ago
A one day event feeds about 500 people, but still leaves many in need. The Craighead County Commodities Distribution took place on Wednesday at the Parker Park Community Center in Jonesboro. USDA Coordinator at the Food Bank of Northeast Arkansas... Read more
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Strathmore Standard
Overnight shelter to host celebrationStrathmore Overnight Shelter will open its doors to the public. On July 29, a c
Strathmore Standard / Posted 25 days ago
Strathmore Overnight Shelter will open its doors to the public. On July 29, a celebratory barbecue will be held to thank volunteers and people within the community who have been supportive of the project. The barbecue will be held at noon at the... Read more
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