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WBTV Charlotte
17-month-old found wandering down street in NewtonPolice in Newton are investigating after they say a toddler was found wandering
17-month-old found wandering down street in Newton
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 44 minutes ago
Police in Newton are investigating after they say a toddler was found wandering down the street Thursday afternoon. The child, a 17-month-old boy, was walking alone Main Avenue near 13th Street around 3:30 p.m. when he was spotted by a woman driving... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Deputies investigate day care after incident captured on videoYork County sheriff's deputies are investigating an incident at Fort Mill Prepa
Deputies investigate day care after incident captured on video
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted an hour ago
York County sheriff's deputies are investigating an incident at Fort Mill Preparatory Cooperative Preschool on Old Nation Road. The day care has an A+ rating from the state, but an incident caught on a cellphone video this week frightened parents... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Deputies investigate day care after incident captured on videoYork County sheriff's deputies are investigating an incident at Fort Mill Prepa
Deputies investigate day care after incident captured on video
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 2 hours ago
York County sheriff's deputies are investigating an incident at Fort Mill Preparatory Cooperative Preschool on Old Nation Road. Former day care worker accused of abuse The day care has an A+ rating from the state, but an incident caught on a... Read more
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The News & Observer
No answers in Alzheimer’s patient deathTwo years ago, Kathie Rozar sadly decided to place her husband, Larry, in assis
No answers in Alzheimer’s patient death
The News & Observer / Posted 4 hours ago
Two years ago, Kathie Rozar sadly decided to place her husband, Larry, in assisted living, unable to handle his Alzheimer’s disease. He’d lost his job as a plumbing wholesaler, and he’d grown combative enough to shove their son. Without deadbolts and... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Heat assistance expected for more than 101,000 householdsHARTFORD — State officials told lawmakers on Thursday that they anticipate $89.
Heat assistance expected for more than 101,000 households
Greenwich Time / Posted 4 hours ago
HARTFORD — State officials told lawmakers on Thursday that they anticipate $89.7 million in wintertime energy benefits will be available for the state’s low-income households and homeowners, including a new $1.5 million benefit for single-family... Read more
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The News-Times
Heat assistance expected for more than 101,000 householdsHARTFORD — State officials told lawmakers on Thursday that they anticipate $89.
Heat assistance expected for more than 101,000 households
The News-Times / Posted 5 hours ago
HARTFORD — State officials told lawmakers on Thursday that they anticipate $89.7 million in wintertime energy benefits will be available for the state’s low-income households and homeowners, including a new $1.5 million benefit for single-family... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Drug company tied to Connecticut nurse settles kickback case in OregonThe company alleged to have paid kickbacks to a Derby nurse in exchange for her
Drug company tied to Connecticut nurse settles kickback case in Oregon
The Middletown Press / Posted 5 hours ago
The company alleged to have paid kickbacks to a Derby nurse in exchange for her prescribing of a potent pain medication has agreed to pay $1.1 million to settle a case brought by the state of Oregon, which accused the firm of deceptive marketing and... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Heat assistance expected for more than 101,000 householdsHARTFORD — State officials told lawmakers on Thursday that they anticipate $89.
Heat assistance expected for more than 101,000 households
Stamford Advocate / Posted 5 hours ago
HARTFORD — State officials told lawmakers on Thursday that they anticipate $89.7 million in wintertime energy benefits will be available for the state’s low-income households and homeowners, including a new $1.5 million benefit for single-family... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Heat assistance expected for more than 101,000 householdsHARTFORD — State officials told lawmakers on Thursday that they anticipate $89.
Heat assistance expected for more than 101,000 households
Connecticut Post / Posted 5 hours ago
HARTFORD — State officials told lawmakers on Thursday that they anticipate $89.7 million in wintertime energy benefits will be available for the state’s low-income households and homeowners, including a new $1.5 million benefit for single-family... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Drug maker in Derby nurse kickback case settles in OregonThe company alleged to have paid kickbacks to a Derby nurse in exchange for her
Drug maker in Derby nurse kickback case settles in Oregon
Connecticut Post / Posted 7 hours ago
The company alleged to have paid kickbacks to a Derby nurse in exchange for her prescribing of a potent pain medication has agreed to pay $1.1 million to settle a similar case brought by the state of Oregon, which accused the firm of deceptive... Read more
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Columbia Star
Public Notices | www.thecolumbiastar.com | Columbia StarNOTICE OF UNCLAIMED VEHICLES/PUBLIC SALE The following vehicles(s) are subject
Public Notices | www.thecolumbiastar.com | Columbia Star
Columbia Star / Posted 9 hours ago
NOTICE OF UNCLAIMED VEHICLES/PUBLIC SALE The following vehicles(s) are subject to towing, repair and/or storage liens, are declared to be abandoned pursuant to Section 56-5- 5810, 56-5-5636 and 29- 1540 SC Law as Amended, and are in the custody of... Read more
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ABC 13 Lynchburg
Father charged with leaving children unattended in carBERLIN, Md. (AP) - A Virginia man is facing charges after police in Maryland sa
Father charged with leaving children unattended in car
ABC 13 Lynchburg / Posted 9 hours ago
BERLIN, Md. (AP) - A Virginia man is facing charges after police in Maryland say he left his children unattended in a running car. Officers were called to a Food Lion parking lot in Berlin on Friday for a report of children left unattended in a car.... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Father charged with leaving children unattended in carBERLIN, Md. (AP) - A Virginia man is facing charges after police in Maryland sa
Father charged with leaving children unattended in car
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 9 hours ago
BERLIN, Md. (AP) - A Virginia man is facing charges after police in Maryland say he left his children unattended in a running car. Officers were called to a Food Lion parking lot in Berlin on Friday for a report of children left unattended in a car.... Read more
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Hartford Courant
New Haven Non-Profit Hires Executive Who Admitted Misusing Hartford Group's FundsNEW HAVEN – A long-time executive in the non-profit field, who resigned from a
New Haven Non-Profit Hires Executive Who Admitted Misusing Hartford Group's Funds
Hartford Courant / Posted 10 hours ago
NEW HAVEN – A long-time executive in the non-profit field, who resigned from a Hartford organization after admitting to using $6,000 in agency funds for personal expenses, has been hired by a New Haven group to manage its publicly funded, $1 million... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Hundreds of items donated to Spartanburg DSS office to help kids transition into foster careCharter Communications donated hundreds of items to the Department of Social Se
Hundreds of items donated to Spartanburg DSS office to help kids transition into foster care
FOX Carolina / Posted 10 hours ago
Charter Communications donated hundreds of items to the Department of Social Services’ Spartanburg County office on Thursday to help children transition into foster homes. A Charter spokesperson said nearly 150 pieces of luggage were donated. The... Read more
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The News-Times
The Kent files intent to close with the stateKENT — The Kent skilled nursing facility has filed a letter of intent to close
The Kent files intent to close with the state
The News-Times / Posted 11 hours ago
KENT — The Kent skilled nursing facility has filed a letter of intent to close with the state Department of Social Services. A Certificate of Need will be filed with the state on Sept. 30 and within 90 days, The Kent parent company Apple Rehab will... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Questions asked about why cat man didn't receive helpREADERS have vented their anger and distress that the plight of an elderly man,
Questions asked about why cat man didn't receive help
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted yesterday
READERS have vented their anger and distress that the plight of an elderly man, living in squalor on a rural property near Turkey Beach among diseased cats, was not brought to the attention of authorities sooner. The comments come after The Observer... Read more
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KPLR 11 St. Louis
Babysitter facing jail time for shaking a 5-month-oldTROY, MO (KPLR) - A babysitter accused of shaking a 5-month-old baby from Troy,
Babysitter facing jail time for shaking a 5-month-old
KPLR 11 St. Louis / Posted yesterday
TROY, MO (KPLR) - A babysitter accused of shaking a 5-month-old baby from Troy, Missouri is now charged with felony child abuse. FOX 2’S Rebecca Roberts spoke exclusively with the parents of this baby, who is still suffering the consequences of being... Read more
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Wayne Post
Graham promoted to road patrol lieutenantWayne County Sheriff Barry Virts announces the promotion of Sergeant / Investig
Graham promoted to road patrol lieutenant
Wayne Post / Posted yesterday
Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts announces the promotion of Sergeant / Investigator Alan Graham to Lieutenant of the Road Patrol.Graham has been promoted from Sergeant / Investigator overseeing the Welfare Fraud Unit to Lieutenant of the Road Patrol... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Va. Man Arrested For Leaving Children in Car UnattendedBERLIN, Md. – A Virginia man is awaiting trial after Berlin Police say he left
Va. Man Arrested For Leaving Children in Car Unattended
WBOC Salisbury / Posted yesterday
BERLIN, Md. – A Virginia man is awaiting trial after Berlin Police say he left two children unattended in a vehicle while grocery shopping. According to the Berlin Police Department, Mark Masci of Newport News was arrested Friday and later released.... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Duncan resident seeks court order to stop refugee resettlement in Spartanburg CountyThe action comes about a week after U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Anne Rich
Duncan resident seeks court order to stop refugee resettlement in Spartanburg County
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted yesterday
The action comes about a week after U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Anne Richard visited Spartanburg to answer questions about the refugee resettlement program. Lauren Martel, a Hilton Head-based attorney, sent Richard a letter demanding a halt to... Read more
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Yale Daily News
State budget spells trouble for YNHHSAs Gov. Dannel Malloy’s July budget approaches the end of its first fiscal quar
State budget spells trouble for YNHHS
Yale Daily News / Posted yesterday
As Gov. Dannel Malloy’s July budget approaches the end of its first fiscal quarter, employees of the Yale-New Haven Health System expect and are bracing themselves for further expenditure cuts. The budget includes a $67 million reduction in Medicaid... Read more
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The Neosho Daily News
Free eye screening Sept. 24Newton County residents concerned about their eyes are encouraged to make an ap
Free eye screening Sept. 24
The Neosho Daily News / Posted yesterday
Newton County residents concerned about their eyes are encouraged to make an appointment for a free eye screening at a special Sept. 24 clinic at the county health department in Neosho. Posted Sep. 2, 2015 at 1:21 AM Newton County residents... Read more
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South Maryland News
St. Mary’s library linkAll branches to be closed on Labor Day All three branches of the St. Mary’s Co
St. Mary’s library link
South Maryland News / Posted yesterday
All branches to be closed on Labor Day All three branches of the St. Mary’s County Library will be closed on Monday, Sept. 7, in observance of Labor Day. All branches will be open regular business hours on Tuesday, Sept. 8. Volunteers needed to... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Duncan resident seeks court order to stop refugee resettlement in Spartanburg CountyThe action comes about a week after U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Anne Rich
Duncan resident seeks court order to stop refugee resettlement in Spartanburg County
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 2 days ago
The action comes about a week after U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Anne Richard visited Spartanburg to answer questions about the refugee resettlement program. Lauren Martel, a Hilton Head-based attorney, sent Richard a letter demanding a halt to... Read more
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WBNG Binghamton
Family of volunteer creates Memorial Backpack ProgramApalachin, NY (WBNG Binghamton) A woman who loved to read inspired a program th
Family of volunteer creates Memorial Backpack Program
WBNG Binghamton / Posted 2 days ago
Apalachin, NY (WBNG Binghamton) A woman who loved to read inspired a program that's helping the children of her community. Irene Cruty was an Apalachin resident and volunteer at the Apalachin Library. She passed away on August 20. In honor of... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Jury finds Texas man guilty of trying to use child to make sex video — with mother's permissionA federal jury found a Texas man guilty Friday of trying to use a child to make
Jury finds Texas man guilty of trying to use child to make sex video — with mother's permission
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 2 days ago
A federal jury found a Texas man guilty Friday of trying to use a child to make a sexually explicit video and of persuading the child's mother to allow it to happen. After five days of testimony, the jury found Mark Anthony Thompson, 49, of... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Women charged after children test positive for cocaineMary Rebecca Jane Fowler, 33, and Jantana Chyanne Burke, 21, both of 506 Cannon
Women charged after children test positive for cocaine
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 2 days ago
Mary Rebecca Jane Fowler, 33, and Jantana Chyanne Burke, 21, both of 506 Cannon Ford Road, were arrested Monday after Department of Social Services workers visited their home on July 24, according to a Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office incident... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Woman charged after children test positive for cocaineMary Rebecca Jane Fowler, 33, of 506 Cannon Ford Road, was arrested Monday afte
Woman charged after children test positive for cocaine
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 3 days ago
Mary Rebecca Jane Fowler, 33, of 506 Cannon Ford Road, was arrested Monday after Department of Social Services workers visited her home on July 24, according to a Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office incident report. The report states deputies and... Read more
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Salon.com
Broke mom with expensive taste: I wanted to be the kind of parent who paid for Montessori — whether I could afford it or notYou Might Also Like And just like everyone out there performing an identity, t
Broke mom with expensive taste: I wanted to be the kind of parent who paid for Montessori — whether I could afford it or not
Salon.com / Posted 3 days ago
You Might Also Like And just like everyone out there performing an identity, there was a strangeness to my life. At one point, I was paying my son’s tuition with as much regularity as I could manage and trying to pay back my own student loans while... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Creek, watershed problems probedThe Common Council recently received a Department of Public Works liaison repor
Creek, watershed problems probed
The Leader-Herald / Posted 3 days ago
The Common Council recently received a Department of Public Works liaison report regarding Greenman Pedersen's ongoing work with the city. The firm was hired last September by the city to do a $56,000 hydrologic and hydraulic study of local creeks,... Read more
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The Wilson Times
Community grieves for 21-oldSunday, August 30, 2015 10:04 PM Sarah Burrell was full of life. She was what
Community grieves for 21-old
The Wilson Times / Posted 3 days ago
Sunday, August 30, 2015 10:04 PM Sarah Burrell was full of life. She was what her family described as a "free spirit.” "She never had fear,” said Sarah’s mother, Sandra Burrell. "She wasn’t scared of anything. You never saw her without a... Read more
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herald ie/
'Molly took photo albums and showed them to the children to try and lift their spirits' - Martens Corbett family describe 'heart-wrenching' final moments with children Denise Calnan – 31 August 2015 11:51 AM Molly’s uncle Michael Earnest descri
'Molly took photo albums and showed them to the children to try and lift their spirits' - Martens Corbett family describe 'heart-wrenching' final moments with children
herald ie/ / Posted 3 days ago
Denise Calnan – 31 August 2015 11:51 AM Molly’s uncle Michael Earnest described... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Family finds hope after decline of film industry left it destituteWhen North Carolina's film incentive program all but dried up, Thomas, who did
Family finds hope after decline of film industry left it destitute
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 4 days ago
When North Carolina's film incentive program all but dried up, Thomas, who did special effects for the movie industry, left Wilmington with his family to look for work. He went to Charleston, S.C., where the only work he found was non-union... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Decline of film industry left family destitute, but find hopeWhen North Carolina's film incentive program all but dried up, Thomas, who did
Decline of film industry left family destitute, but find hope
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 4 days ago
When North Carolina's film incentive program all but dried up, Thomas, who did special effects for the movie industry, left Wilmington with his family to look for work. He went to Charleston, S.C., where the only work he found was non-union... Read more
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ABC News 4 Charleston
DSS director: Vulnerable adults receive little attentionBy SEANNA ADCOX Associated Press COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - The task of protecting
DSS director: Vulnerable adults receive little attention
ABC News 4 Charleston / Posted 5 days ago
By SEANNA ADCOX Associated Press COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - The task of protecting South Carolina’s elderly and disabled adults has become an “afterthought” at the Department of Social Services, its director told a Senate panel. Susan Alford, who took... Read more
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Anderson Independent-Mail
DSS director: Vulnerable adults receive little attentionCOLUMBIA - The task of protecting South Carolina's elderly and disabled adults
DSS director: Vulnerable adults receive little attention
Anderson Independent-Mail / Posted 5 days ago
COLUMBIA - The task of protecting South Carolina's elderly and disabled adults has become an "afterthought" at the Department of Social Services, its director told a Senate panel. Susan Alford, who took the agency's helm in February, acknowledged... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
DSS director: Vulnerable adults receive little attentionBy SEANNA ADCOX Associated Press COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - The Department of Soci
DSS director: Vulnerable adults receive little attention
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 5 days ago
By SEANNA ADCOX Associated Press COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - The Department of Social Services director says the task of protecting South Carolina's elderly and disabled adults has become an "afterthought" at the agency. Susan Alford told a Senate panel... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
DSS director: Vulnerable adults receive little attentionCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - The Department of Social Services director says the task
DSS director: Vulnerable adults receive little attention
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 5 days ago
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - The Department of Social Services director says the task of protecting South Carolina's elderly and disabled adults has become an "afterthought" at the agency. Susan Alford told a Senate panel that a decade of budget cuts and... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
DSS director: Vulnerable adults receive little attentionCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - The Department of Social Services director says the task
DSS director: Vulnerable adults receive little attention
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 5 days ago
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - The Department of Social Services director says the task of protecting South Carolina's elderly and disabled adults has become an "afterthought" at the agency. Susan Alford told a Senate panel that a decade of budget cuts and... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
DSS director: Vulnerable adults receive little attentionCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - The Department of Social Services director says the task
DSS director: Vulnerable adults receive little attention
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 5 days ago
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - The Department of Social Services director says the task of protecting South Carolina's elderly and disabled adults has become an "afterthought" at the agency. Susan Alford told a Senate panel that a decade of budget cuts and... Read more
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Anderson Independent-Mail
Anderson DSS director retiring Glenn Farrow is retiring next week as director of the South Carolina Departme
Anderson DSS director retiring
Anderson Independent-Mail / Posted 5 days ago
Glenn Farrow is retiring next week as director of the South Carolina Department of Social Services office in Anderson County. Farrow has been with the agency for more than 35 years. He has served as director of its... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Pender County DSS Director demotedThe Director of Pender County's Department of Social Services has been demoted
Pender County DSS Director demoted
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 6 days ago
The Director of Pender County's Department of Social Services has been demoted after being placed administrative leave in June. According to officials, Dr. Reta Shiver will assume the role of Social Worker III beginning Monday, Aug. 31. Shiver was... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Unvaccinated kids unable to enroll in day care without exemptionsJEFFERSON CITY - Under a new law, children without the required vaccinations ca
Unvaccinated kids unable to enroll in day care without exemptions
KOMU Columbia / Posted 6 days ago
JEFFERSON CITY - Under a new law, children without the required vaccinations cannot enroll in Missouri preschools or day care centers unless they have immunization exemptions. Gov. Jay Nixon signed Senate Bill 341 on July 8 and it went into effect... Read more
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Orange County Register
Donations without direction: Here are some charities that have struggled to access California tax donationsSACRAMENTO – The Associated Press reported Thursday that many charities set to
Donations without direction: Here are some charities that have struggled to access California tax donations
Orange County Register / Posted 6 days ago
SACRAMENTO – The Associated Press reported Thursday that many charities set to receive money from state tax donations haven’t been able to due to bureaucratic stumbling. California enables residents to donate money to a variety of charitable causes... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Remembering 2-old girl who died under foster parents' careIt's been one year since a 2-year-old girl died under the care of her foster pa
Remembering 2-old girl who died under foster parents' care
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 6 days ago
It's been one year since a 2-year-old girl died under the care of her foster parents. Chassie Pietrolungo's loved ones held a candlelight vigil outside of the Pueblo County Courthouse Thursday night to remember the little girl described as full of... Read more
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News.com.au
Morrison's dept answers just two questionsSCOTT Morrison's department has answered just two media inquiries out of a tota
Morrison's dept answers just two questions
News.com.au / Posted 7 days ago
SCOTT Morrison's department has answered just two media inquiries out of a total 390 it has received so far this year. THE Department of Social Services flicked everything else to Mr Morrison's staff or his parliamentary secretary Concetta... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Anual backpack project gets under way“It’s Mario! I’ve got that game,” he said, unfastening his grasp on his mother’
Anual backpack project gets under way
Greenwich Time / Posted 7 days ago
“It’s Mario! I’ve got that game,” he said, unfastening his grasp on his mother’s waist to jab at the picture of the Mario crew—figures in a popular video game—that were plastered on the front of his bag. His eyes sparkled; he was ready to... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Questions asked about why cat man didn't receive helpREADERS have vented their anger and distress that the plight of an elderly man,
Questions asked about why cat man didn't receive help
The Daily Mercury / Posted 7 days ago
READERS have vented their anger and distress that the plight of an elderly man, living in squalor on a rural property near Turkey Beach among diseased cats, was not brought to the attention of authorities sooner. The comments come after The Observer... Read more
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Queensland Times
Questions asked about why cat man didn't receive helpREADERS have vented their anger and distress that the plight of an elderly man,
Questions asked about why cat man didn't receive help
Queensland Times / Posted 7 days ago
READERS have vented their anger and distress that the plight of an elderly man, living in squalor on a rural property near Turkey Beach among diseased cats, was not brought to the attention of authorities sooner. The comments come after The Observer... Read more
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