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The Daily Sentinel
Foster parents make a difference 'one child at a time'Foster parents make a difference ‘one child at a time’ Janet Rowland, at podiu
Foster parents make a difference 'one child at a time'
The Daily Sentinel / Posted yesterday
Foster parents make a difference ‘one child at a time’ Janet Rowland, at podium, executive director of Court Appointed Special Advocates of Mesa County, addresses the need for 25 new foster families by Christmas during a Friday meeting at R-5 High... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Town Hall on drug use in teens, other issues coming TuesdayHere's a chance to get a glimpse. Project LEAD of Lee County is presenting a t
Town Hall on drug use in teens, other issues coming Tuesday
SaukValley.com / Posted 2 days ago
Here's a chance to get a glimpse. Project LEAD of Lee County is presenting a town hall Tuesday that will feature “Hidden in Plain Sight,” a walk-through of a mock teenager’s bedroom, so that parents and others can learn some of the creative ways... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
South Side News & NotesBy Staff WriterManchester bond issue failing; recount planned NEW FRANKLIN — A
South Side News & Notes
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 2 days ago
By Staff WriterManchester bond issue failing; recount planned NEW FRANKLIN — A recount is planned after the certification of results on the Manchester Local Schools bond issue in the Aug. 2 Special Election shows the issue losing by just six... Read more
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Irish Central
One Irish American family’s multigenerational journey of healingDuffy will not be mistaken for anything but Irish – the lightly graying hair is
One Irish American family’s multigenerational journey of healing
Irish Central / Posted 2 days ago
Duffy will not be mistaken for anything but Irish – the lightly graying hair is clearly that characteristic red, and he has the prized hail-fellow-well-met manner. Long established in Pennsylvania, his family hails from both the south and... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
West Side News & NotesBy Staff WriterGranger roundabout project delayed until 2017 GRANGER — Constru
West Side News & Notes
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 3 days ago
By Staff WriterGranger roundabout project delayed until 2017 GRANGER — Construction of a roundabout at the state Route 94/Ridge Road and Granger Road intersection has been delayed until next summer, according to Ohio Department of Transportation... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Erlanger gets go-ahead for $25 million mental health hospitalboard has approved a request by Erlanger hospital to build a new $25 million, 8
Erlanger gets go-ahead for $25 million mental health hospital
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 3 days ago
board has approved a request by Erlanger hospital to build a new $25 million, 88-bed mental health hospital at the corner of Holtzclaw and Citico avenues in Chattanooga. By a 9-0 vote, members of the state Health Service and Development Agency... Read more
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The Neosho Daily News
Anti-drug message being dispersedWith public service announcements now airing on local television stations, the
Anti-drug message being dispersed
The Neosho Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
With public service announcements now airing on local television stations, the Newton County Community Coalition anti-drug abuse message will soon adorn billboards in the area. Posted Aug. 24, 2016 at 6:33 PM With public service announcements now... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Erlanger wins state approval for $25 million, 88-bed mental hospital in Chattanoogaboard has approved a request by Erlanger Hospital to build a new $25 million, 8
Erlanger wins state approval for $25 million, 88-bed mental hospital in Chattanooga
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 4 days ago
board has approved a request by Erlanger Hospital to build a new $25 million, 88-bed mental health hospital at the corner of Holtzclaw and Citico avenues in Chattanooga. By a 9-0 vote, members of the state Health Service and Development Agency... Read more
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Pipestone County Star
Pipestone County Star, News, Sports, Obituaries, Businesses, Classifieds € Pipestone, MN 56164Steve Beekman has been hired as coordinator for the five-year, $945,000 Minneso
Pipestone County Star, News, Sports, Obituaries, Businesses, Classifieds € Pipestone, MN 56164
Pipestone County Star / Posted 4 days ago
Steve Beekman has been hired as coordinator for the five-year, $945,000 Minnesota Department of Human Services: Alcohol Abuse Division grant program intended to reduce underage alcohol use in Pipestone. Beekman is an employee of Southwest Health and... Read more
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Craig Daily Press
On the record for August 23Craig Police Department Friday, August 19 In the 500 block of Colorado Street
On the record for August 23
Craig Daily Press / Posted 5 days ago
Craig Police Department Friday, August 19 In the 500 block of Colorado Street, an officer took a report of a stolen bicycle. In the 700 block of Finley Lane, officers responded to a report of vandalism. A car had been keyed. In the 800 block of... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Erlanger, Parkridge battle over need for new mental health hospitalis seen on Wednesday, Mar. 11, 2015, in Chattanooga, Tenn. The hospital has pla
Erlanger, Parkridge battle over need for new mental health hospital
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 5 days ago
is seen on Wednesday, Mar. 11, 2015, in Chattanooga, Tenn. The hospital has plans for a $62 million expansion. Erlanger and Parkridge, two of the area's three largest hospitals, will go public this week with their dispute over whether there is... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Heroin in Vermont: Federal grant pays for five additions to task forceWILLISTON >> A federal grant of $1.4 million will allow the Vermont State
Heroin in Vermont: Federal grant pays for five additions to task force
Bennington Banner / Posted 6 days ago
WILLISTON >> A federal grant of $1.4 million will allow the Vermont State Police to transfer five troopers from regular duty to the Vermont Drug Task Force. According to a press release from U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy's office, the grant will... Read more
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Craig Daily Press
Community members consider how to address prescription drug and heroin abuseCraig — Community members and human service agencies gathered together last wee
Community members consider how to address prescription drug and heroin abuse
Craig Daily Press / Posted 6 days ago
Craig — Community members and human service agencies gathered together last week at a community forum hosted by Grand Futures Prevention Coalition and the Moffat County Department of Social Services to learn more about prescription drug addiction,... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Maine suffers record number of fatal drug overdoses in first half of 2016AUGUSTA, Maine — More people in Maine have died by overdosing on drugs in the f
Maine suffers record number of fatal drug overdoses in first half of 2016
Bangor Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
AUGUSTA, Maine — More people in Maine have died by overdosing on drugs in the first six months of this year than in all of 2013 and overdose deaths are up 50 percent over the same time last year, a clear indication of the state’s growing drug... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Heroin's reach extends to the children of addictsBETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — At Tracey Maholland's home in Bethlehem this summer, a ty
Heroin's reach extends to the children of addicts
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — At Tracey Maholland's home in Bethlehem this summer, a typical family scene unfolded. Her 16-year-old daughter was getting ready for work. Her 10-year-old son played video games in front of the TV. Her youngest was out on a... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Authorities announce crack down on impaired drivers, plan to help addictsUsing an election-year theme as a backdrop, judges, law enforcement and highway
Authorities announce crack down on impaired drivers, plan to help addicts
Detroit Free Press / Posted 6 days ago
Using an election-year theme as a backdrop, judges, law enforcement and highway safety officials today encouraged drivers to vote no to drunk driving and yes to a designated driver, especially during the upcoming Labor Day holiday. But a Macomb... Read more
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Salem News
Steps in a new directionCourtney said the memory of what she did in the past keeps her sober. "I don't
Steps in a new direction
Salem News / Posted 6 days ago
Courtney said the memory of what she did in the past keeps her sober. "I don't want to go back." Faced with the very real threat of losing her 2-year-old daughter helped to turn her around. "An open case with Children's Services was involved." The... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Former prisoner infected girl under state care with hep C before her death: inquestprisoner infected girl under state care with hep C before fatal overdose, inque
Former prisoner infected girl under state care with hep C before her death: inquest
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 6 days ago
prisoner infected girl under state care with hep C before fatal overdose, inquest hears A 16-year-old-girl who died of a drug overdose while in Victorian state care had previously been infected with Hepatitis C by a recently-released... Read more
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Canon City Daily Record
Strapped towns in southeast Colorado struggle to fight heroin's spreadLOWER ARKANSAS VALLEY — On a hot June night in La Junta, a group of Otero Count
Strapped towns in southeast Colorado struggle to fight heroin's spread
Canon City Daily Record / Posted 7 days ago
LOWER ARKANSAS VALLEY — On a hot June night in La Junta, a group of Otero County sheriff's deputies and local police officers stormed the one-bedroom apartment of a suspected drug dealer on the west end of town, hoping to find a bounty of... Read more
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The Martinsburg Journal
Studies back med-assisted treatment of drug addictionthe addiction crisis, it appears there is no single silver bullet. 'HI, JAMES'
Studies back med-assisted treatment of drug addiction
The Martinsburg Journal / Posted 7 days ago
the addiction crisis, it appears there is no single silver bullet. 'HI, JAMES' In a Louisville halfway house for inmates and parolees, a group of men gathered to offer support to one another as they work through addiction in a Narcotics Anonymous... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Mentally ill suspects test law enforcementPublisher’s note: This is one of several stories about mental health issues in
Mentally ill suspects test law enforcement
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 8 days ago
Publisher’s note: This is one of several stories about mental health issues in the Lake Tahoe Basin that will be running through October. The other stories may be accessed from the Home page under Special Projects, then click on Mental Health. El... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Bradley And Polk Counties Have Anti-Drug Coalitions To Prevent Substance AbuseIn counties and communities across Tennessee, including Bradley/Polk Counties,
Bradley And Polk Counties Have Anti-Drug Coalitions To Prevent Substance Abuse
The Chattanoogan / Posted 9 days ago
In counties and communities across Tennessee, including Bradley/Polk Counties, anti-drug coalitions are working to reduce dependence on harmful and potentially lethal substances such as prescription drugs, alcohol and tobacco. These local efforts,... Read more
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The Suburbanite
Opiate epidemic massive concern for Summit County health, law enforcement agenciesAug. 19, 2016 at 7:24 AM Heroin does not discriminate. It holds no boundaries.
Opiate epidemic massive concern for Summit County health, law enforcement agencies
The Suburbanite / Posted 9 days ago
Aug. 19, 2016 at 7:24 AM Heroin does not discriminate. It holds no boundaries. It can weave its way into the lives of all types of people — old and young, rich and poor, black and white, male and female.Seventy-eight people die every day in... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Lawmakers working on solutions to state’s opioid crisisArticle Tools Republicans and Democrats in the Pennsylvania General Assembly h
Lawmakers working on solutions to state’s opioid crisis
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 9 days ago
Article Tools Republicans and Democrats in the Pennsylvania General Assembly have joined forces to examine the state’s opioid crisis and come up with possible solutions. The House Majority Policy Committee is currently holding hearings across the... Read more
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Ball State Daily News
College students at high risk of victimization during 'Red Zone'For incoming students, coming to campus can be an exciting time with expectatio
College students at high risk of victimization during 'Red Zone'
Ball State Daily News / Posted 10 days ago
For incoming students, coming to campus can be an exciting time with expectations of making new friends, trying new things and it being a new, bigger time for partying. However, this time period can also be dangerous. The six-week timeframe in the... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Heroin continues to make resurgenceDon’t think heroin could ever be part of your family portrait? Think again whi
Heroin continues to make resurgence
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
Don’t think heroin could ever be part of your family portrait? Think again while pondering these statistics: According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, heroin use is both increasing nationwide and becoming the drug... Read more
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KERA North Texas
After Shootings, Dallas Police Seek To Stop 'Tough-Guy' Mentality And Push CounselingOne of the most difficult challenges for police after traumatic events, like th
After Shootings, Dallas Police Seek To Stop 'Tough-Guy' Mentality And Push Counseling
KERA North Texas / Posted 10 days ago
One of the most difficult challenges for police after traumatic events, like the July 7 shootings, is getting officers the counseling and mental health services they need. Many have to be convinced to seek out help. But that “tough-guy” attitude of... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Why do arsonists set fires? ‘Life’s not going the way they planned’In separate courtrooms at opposite ends of California, two men faced charges We
Why do arsonists set fires? ‘Life’s not going the way they planned’
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 10 days ago
In separate courtrooms at opposite ends of California, two men faced charges Wednesday, accused of being serial arsonists. In Lake County, Damin Pashilk, 40, was charged with multiple counts of arson, including in connection with the Clayton Fire,... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
West Side Neighborhood WatchBy Staff WriterSUMMIT COUNTY REPORTS WEST AKRON: Burglaries were reported in t
West Side Neighborhood Watch
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 10 days ago
By Staff WriterSUMMIT COUNTY REPORTS WEST AKRON: Burglaries were reported in the 100 block of Casterton Avenue Aug. 11; the 100 block of South Portage Path Aug. 12; the 200 block of Volga Way Aug. 12; the 1300 block of Winhurst Drive Aug. 12; the... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
KDADS awards $580,000 in Mental Health Substance Use Prevention GrantsKansas Department for Aging and Disability Services (KDADS) Acting Secretary Ti
KDADS awards $580,000 in Mental Health Substance Use Prevention Grants
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services (KDADS) Acting Secretary Tim Keck announced Wednesday the award of 17 grants totaling $580,000 for the Kansas Prevention Collaborative - Community Initiative (KPCCI). Grantee organizations will use... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Toddler found in car with heroin, syringes and open liquorA South Carolina father was jailed on child abuse and drug charges after police
Toddler found in car with heroin, syringes and open liquor
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 11 days ago
A South Carolina father was jailed on child abuse and drug charges after police found heroin, drug paraphernalia and an open container of alcohol in the car in which his toddler daughter was a passenger, according to police records. Heyward... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Central Florida Health & Fitness NewsResearchers at Florida Hospital and Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery In
Central Florida Health & Fitness News
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 11 days ago
Researchers at Florida Hospital and Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute are starting a study to find out why some people gain weight around their belly while others put on the pounds around their thighs and hips. The research is... Read more
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KERA North Texas
After Shootings, Dallas Police Seek To Break Down Old Mentality And Encourage CounselingOne of the most difficult challenges for police after traumatic events, like th
After Shootings, Dallas Police Seek To Break Down Old Mentality And Encourage Counseling
KERA North Texas / Posted 11 days ago
One of the most difficult challenges for police after traumatic events, like the July 7 shootings, is getting officers the counseling and mental health services they need. Many have to be convinced to seek out help. But that “tough-guy” attitude of... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
MBPD: Heroin use has reached epidemic proportions in Myrtle Beachhas reached epidemic proportions. That was the message from law enforcement au
MBPD: Heroin use has reached epidemic proportions in Myrtle Beach
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 11 days ago
has reached epidemic proportions. That was the message from law enforcement authorities, first responders, family members of users, former addicts and the people who help users recover during a community meeting Tuesday night in Myrtle Beach. The... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Police calls for Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016This report contains public information available to the Empire from law enforc
Police calls for Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016
Juneau Empire / Posted 12 days ago
This report contains public information available to the Empire from law enforcement agencies. This report includes arrest and citation information, not conviction information. Anyone listed in this report is presumed innocent. • At 9:20 a.m.... Read more
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Philly.com
A college in NJ created housing for students in drug & alcohol recovery. One person signed up.To help students recovering from substance abuse, the College of New Jersey las
A college in NJ created housing for students in drug & alcohol recovery. One person signed up.
Philly.com / Posted 13 days ago
To help students recovering from substance abuse, the College of New Jersey last school year set aside substance-free housing exclusively for their use, expecting to create a supportive community. The response was, to put it mildly, weak: Only one... Read more
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Gawker
Where Is Our Dependency on Hook-Up Apps Taking Us?remember what I was looking for; all I remember is that I was looking. At some
Where Is Our Dependency on Hook-Up Apps Taking Us?
Gawker / Posted 13 days ago
remember what I was looking for; all I remember is that I was looking. At some point, I realized three hours had passed, and I still hadn’t moved from my couch or started my day. Even if I had, it undoubtedly would have been interrupted by a... Read more
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Philly.com
A college in NJ created housing for students in drug & alcohol recovery. One person signed up.To help students recovering from substance abuse, the College of New Jersey las
A college in NJ created housing for students in drug & alcohol recovery. One person signed up.
Philly.com / Posted 13 days ago
To help students recovering from substance abuse, the College of New Jersey last school year set aside substance-free housing exclusively for their use, expecting to create a supportive community. The response was, to put it mildly, weak: Only one... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Spartanburg considers urgent care center for mental healthDanny Gossett, who was once homeless and considered suicide, now is living a pr
Spartanburg considers urgent care center for mental health
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 15 days ago
Danny Gossett, who was once homeless and considered suicide, now is living a productive life at the Archibald Rutledge Apartments in Spartanburg.GoUpstate.comAugust 13, 2016 5:31 PM

Danny Gossett recalls the painful day he nearly took his... Read more

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The Florida Times-Union
Monthly injection added to inmate drug rehab program shows promise in new Jacksonville program— deaths involving heroin more than tripled nationwide from 2010 (3,036) to 201
Monthly injection added to inmate drug rehab program shows promise in new Jacksonville program
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 15 days ago
— deaths involving heroin more than tripled nationwide from 2010 (3,036) to 2014 (10,574), faster than any other illicit drug. The number of people who say they use the drug nearly tripled from 2007 (161,000) to 2014 (435,000), according to that... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
With a focus on holistic care, Phoenix behavioral-health non-profit Terros sees demand growillness, it's no wonder that behavioral-treatment entities like Terros Health a
With a focus on holistic care, Phoenix behavioral-health non-profit Terros sees demand grow
The Arizona Republic / Posted 16 days ago
illness, it's no wonder that behavioral-treatment entities like Terros Health are staying busy. The Phoenix-based non-profit has doubled its revenue, staff and patient count over the past three years yet still can't keep pace with the volume of... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
County, community groups get $18 million in casino local impact grantsRevenue from the Maryland Live casino will fund about $18 million in grants thi
County, community groups get $18 million in casino local impact grants
Baltimore Sun / Posted 16 days ago
Revenue from the Maryland Live casino will fund about $18 million in grants this year to Anne Arundel County government and about a dozen local organizations. The money comes as a result of directives in state law that allowed casinos in... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
South Side Neighborhood WatchBy Staff Writer COVENTRY: A Don Drive man filed a report of identity fraud Jul
South Side Neighborhood Watch
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 16 days ago
By Staff Writer COVENTRY: A Don Drive man filed a report of identity fraud July 29 after someone reportedly applied for a credit card in his name and he discovered a utility account had been opened in his name. Summit County sheriff’s deputies... Read more
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Boston Globe
Blistering state report details deaths at Brockton nursing homeBraemoor Health Center nurses and aides lacked the training to revive a dementi
Blistering state report details deaths at Brockton nursing home
Boston Globe / Posted 17 days ago
Braemoor Health Center nurses and aides lacked the training to revive a dementia patient suffering an apparent heart attack, and the patient died, according to a blistering state report released Thursday. The troubled Brockton nursing home then... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
BriefsAsheville

RALEIGH — Democratic vice presidential nominee Tim Kai

Briefs
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 17 days ago
Asheville

RALEIGH — Democratic vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine is coming to North Carolina for a pair of events early next week to talk up running mate Hillary Clinton's economic plan and how they believe it will benefit the... Read more

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Salem News
ACROSS OUR COMMUNITIES- Emmanuel Lutheran Church on Main Street will host its 10th annual outdoor mov
ACROSS OUR COMMUNITIES
Salem News / Posted 17 days ago
- Emmanuel Lutheran Church on Main Street will host its 10th annual outdoor movie night at dusk Friday, or indoors in case of rain. A free ice cream social precedes the movie at 7:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall. "The Grace Card" stars Louis Gossett... Read more
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Palatka Daily News
GOP Sheriff CandidatesIn mid-July, the Palatka Daily News asked candidates in August elections to tel
GOP Sheriff Candidates
Palatka Daily News / Posted 18 days ago
In mid-July, the Palatka Daily News asked candidates in August elections to tell our readers more about themselves. Candidates received extensive questionnaires and were given more than two weeks to complete the questionnaires. Below are the answers... Read more
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The Age
Dotty's crusade: why this young mother cares for nine childrenBroadmeadows. With her are the children: Xavier, Koorina, Keisha, Terrence, Sha
Dotty's crusade: why this young mother cares for nine children
The Age / Posted 19 days ago
Broadmeadows. With her are the children: Xavier, Koorina, Keisha, Terrence, Shalee, Jessica, Shania, James, Jacob, LeBron and Kayla. Dotty and the children near their home in Melbourne's north. Photo: Deon Van Den Berg Five of them she gave... Read more
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KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix
Navajo Councilwoman’s Call For Action On Sexual Harassment Sheds Light On Violence Against Native WomenThere is one woman who is a delegate on the Navajo Nation’s Council. And, last
Navajo Councilwoman’s Call For Action On Sexual Harassment Sheds Light On Violence Against Native Women
KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix / Posted 19 days ago
There is one woman who is a delegate on the Navajo Nation’s Council. And, last month, she said at a council meeting that she has been sexually harassed as an elected official. Now, Amber Kanazbah Crotty is calling for change. She told The Associated... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Nutley introduces program to combat drug abuseNutley's public safety and health departments, along with the Nutley Board of E
Nutley introduces program to combat drug abuse
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 19 days ago
Nutley's public safety and health departments, along with the Nutley Board of Education, kicked off "Project Hope: 21st Century Family Advocate Partnership" on Monday. Wayne resident Linda Lajterman's youngest son, Danny, would have been 22 Tuesday;... Read more
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