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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
Council opposing cuts to pensionsJustice said. “The village has many retirees who depend on the Central States P
Council opposing cuts to pensions
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 2 minutes ago
Justice said. “The village has many retirees who depend on the Central States Pension Fund to provide food, housing and a quality of life.” Also at the regular meeting, Council adopted a proclamation raising awareness of prostate cancer. One in... Read more
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Psych Central
How Depression Impacts Progressive Lung Diseaserelapses, and readmissions; contribute to death during hospitalizations or shor
How Depression Impacts Progressive Lung Disease
Psych Central / Posted 23 minutes ago
relapses, and readmissions; contribute to death during hospitalizations or shortly thereafter; dramatically reduce the quality of life; consume financial resources; and hasten a progressive decline in pulmonary function, a cardinal feature of... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Schuh touts quality of life improvements in budgetand cleaning up Anne Arundel's waterways. Then there's point number "five-and-
Schuh touts quality of life improvements in budget
Baltimore Sun / Posted 57 minutes ago
and cleaning up Anne Arundel's waterways. Then there's point number "five-and-a-half," as Schuh sometimes calls it: quality of life improvements. In a wide-ranging discussion with The Capital's editorial board Thursday, the county executive... Read more
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CBS News
Max Rohn is on a mission to reclaim Invictus Games titleaway because where I am at Bethesda, there's a lot of traffic. ... Most people
Max Rohn is on a mission to reclaim Invictus Games title
CBS News / Posted 58 minutes ago
away because where I am at Bethesda, there's a lot of traffic. ... Most people going through limb salvage do not have good quality of life... You can either keep your limb and be in pain and you can't ever do what you wanted to do in life, or you... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
USDA Announces $15.6 Million in Grants to Strengthen Rural Communitiesthat sustain and enhance agricultural and related activities in rural areas and
USDA Announces $15.6 Million in Grants to Strengthen Rural Communities
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted an hour ago
that sustain and enhance agricultural and related activities in rural areas and to protect the environment, enhance quality of life, and alleviate poverty. Some of the issues covered include demographic changes and impacts in rural areas;... Read more
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SupplyChainSolutions - SupplyChainMarket
Polysciences Selects OnShore Technology Group For IVVTom Foster continued. As Polysciences makes progressive advancements in medica
Polysciences Selects OnShore Technology Group For IVV
SupplyChainSolutions - SupplyChainMarket / Posted an hour ago
Tom Foster continued. As Polysciences makes progressive advancements in medical technology designed to improve the quality of life for many, the company seeks to become the partner of choice for its clientele by providing essential... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
New piece of equipment is a godsend for TheoA nine year-old boy from New Tupton who suffers from a painful medical conditio
New piece of equipment is a godsend for Theo
Derbyshire Times / Posted an hour ago
A nine year-old boy from New Tupton who suffers from a painful medical condition has seen a significant improvement to his quality of life, thanks to a high-tech piece of equipment. Theo Singh-Eyley has Quadriplegic Cerebral Palsy and has to be... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
New surgical honey saves leg and possibly life of Winchester QCchronic nose and sinus infections. The problem of chronic sinus infections not
New surgical honey saves leg and possibly life of Winchester QC
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 2 hours ago
chronic nose and sinus infections. The problem of chronic sinus infections not only impacts significantly on patients’ quality of life but these infections tend to be resistant to antibiotics and patients often end up needing multiple... Read more
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The Norwich Bulletin
State police target “nuisance” crimes in Danielson and Brooklyn; 6 arrestedsix arrests and the issuance of more than a dozen citations, officials said.Fro
State police target “nuisance” crimes in Danielson and Brooklyn; 6 arrested
The Norwich Bulletin / Posted 2 hours ago
six arrests and the issuance of more than a dozen citations, officials said.From 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., members of the Troop D Quality of Life Task Force, along with Killingly and Brooklyn resident state troopers and Troop D officers conducted foot... Read more
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New Kerala
'Phantom pregnancy' panda becomes mother for real - newkerala.com #59843They also receive more buns, fruit and bamboo, so some clever pandas have used
'Phantom pregnancy' panda becomes mother for real - newkerala.com #59843
New Kerala / Posted 2 hours ago
They also receive more buns, fruit and bamboo, so some clever pandas have used this to their advantage to improve their quality of life," Wu Kongju said. Ai Hin was one of two twins born to Mei Mei in Japan in December 2006. The twins were... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Greenwich
Medical Director At Greenwich's Witherell Honored As Doctor Of Distinctionhis patients’ questions. He really cares about the residents and rehab patients
Medical Director At Greenwich's Witherell Honored As Doctor Of Distinction
The Daily Voice - Greenwich / Posted 3 hours ago
his patients’ questions. He really cares about the residents and rehab patients, and he’s a big proponent of enhancing the quality of life here at the Witherell.” Along with his private practice and work at The Witherell, Walsh is an attending... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Steps to reduce a common health threat to seniorsas to improve methods to prevent vision impairment," the authors write. "This a
Steps to reduce a common health threat to seniors
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 3 hours ago
as to improve methods to prevent vision impairment," the authors write. "This approach might lead to fewer injuries, higher quality of life, and greater independence among older adults, as well as reduced health care costs." Dr. Matthew Hepinstall,... Read more
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examiner.com
Oklahoma City's RiverSport Rapids set to open May 7built in the city’s popular Boathouse District as part of MAPS 3, a one-cent sa
Oklahoma City's RiverSport Rapids set to open May 7
examiner.com / Posted 3 hours ago
built in the city’s popular Boathouse District as part of MAPS 3, a one-cent sales tax that funds projects that enhance the quality of life for metro Oklahoma City area residents. The festival is free; parking is $10. RIVERSPORT Rapids rafting and... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
NTU launches 2 multi-disciplinary research centres to tackle ageing issuesthe hospital's geriatric centre. Minister Gan Kim Yong viewing some of NTU's t
NTU launches 2 multi-disciplinary research centres to tackle ageing issues
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 hours ago
the hospital's geriatric centre. Minister Gan Kim Yong viewing some of NTU's technology-driven projects aimed at improving quality of life for the elderly. (Photo: NTU) To complement ARISE, a new S$7 million Centre for Population Health Sciences... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Taming the Fourth Industrial Revolutionthe revolutions that preceded it, the fourth industrial revolution will raise g
Taming the Fourth Industrial Revolution
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
the revolutions that preceded it, the fourth industrial revolution will raise global income levels and improve the quality of life for populations around the world. To date, those who have gained the most from it have been consumers able to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Continent Has Potential for Socio-Economic Transformation'the next 10 years are, to light up and power Africa, feed Africa, integrate Afr
'Continent Has Potential for Socio-Economic Transformation'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
the next 10 years are, to light up and power Africa, feed Africa, integrate Africa, industrialise Africa, and improve the quality of life for the people of Africa. She said the AfDB believes strengthening institutional capacity and human resource... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Manly recruit forced into retirementleaving his joint as effectively bone on bone. Doctors have told Moltzen anoth
Manly recruit forced into retirement
The Courier Mail / Posted 4 hours ago
leaving his joint as effectively bone on bone. Doctors have told Moltzen another round of surgery could impact upon his quality of life without having any affect on the injury. As a result he is reluctantly hanging up the boots, pulling the pin... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Conceding Manteca to the homeless?where the owner had a home, it is a barometer of what’s to come. Make Manteca a
Conceding Manteca to the homeless?
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 4 hours ago
where the owner had a home, it is a barometer of what’s to come. Make Manteca a place where the homeless can commit quality of life crimes on a wholesale basis with little or no resistance and they will come including the hard-core criminal... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Manly recruit forced into retirementleaving his joint as effectively bone on bone. Doctors have told Moltzen anoth
Manly recruit forced into retirement
Daily Telegraph / Posted 4 hours ago
leaving his joint as effectively bone on bone. Doctors have told Moltzen another round of surgery could impact upon his quality of life without having any effect on the injury. As a result he is reluctantly hanging up the boots, pulling the pin... Read more
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iol.co.za
New approach needed on food allergiesvomiting and diarrhoea. On rare occasions these reactions can result in anaphyl
New approach needed on food allergies
iol.co.za / Posted 4 hours ago
vomiting and diarrhoea. On rare occasions these reactions can result in anaphylaxis and prove fatal. The impact on quality of life for people living with food allergies can be significant and usually requires lifelong avoidance of certain... Read more
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Nevada Appeal
Carson City Board of Supervisors move forward on FY17 budgetthrough the Capital Projects Fund. They also approved CIP budgets from other fu
Carson City Board of Supervisors move forward on FY17 budget
Nevada Appeal / Posted 6 hours ago
through the Capital Projects Fund. They also approved CIP budgets from other funds, including the Carson City Transit, Quality of Life, and Infrastructure Tax funds. The board voted unanimously to approve the budgets with one change to the... Read more
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metro
Rescue cat has broken jaw turned into the sweetest smileto help raise the money to carry out more reconstructive surgery, which will he
Rescue cat has broken jaw turned into the sweetest smile
metro / Posted 6 hours ago
to help raise the money to carry out more reconstructive surgery, which will help straighten her jaw more and improve her quality of life.(Picture: Facebook / Duchess- The Miracle Kitty) The page has already exceeded its goal – with $3,625... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
A Q&A; with new Tourism Whitsundays CEOwant it enough, you can get it. Never say never. What is one thing you'd like
A Q&A; with new Tourism Whitsundays CEO
The Daily Mercury / Posted 6 hours ago
want it enough, you can get it. Never say never. What is one thing you'd like to change about the world? I'd like to change the quality of life for people. There's people living in difficult situations who don't complain. There's a lot we c... Read more
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iol.co.za
Ensuring Africa’s spot in the fourth revolutionwith the means and resources to drive its own development and where: African pe
Ensuring Africa’s spot in the fourth revolution
iol.co.za / Posted 6 hours ago
with the means and resources to drive its own development and where: African people have a high standard of living, and quality of life, sound health and well-being; well-educated citizens and skills revolution underpinned by science, technology... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Professionals Want FG to Revisit Tourism Merger, National Theatreleakages and brings more money into the state coffers," Duke said. He informed
Professionals Want FG to Revisit Tourism Merger, National Theatre
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 hours ago
leakages and brings more money into the state coffers," Duke said. He informed stakeholders that increase in the physical quality of life index of the Obudu people was boosted through the provision of social amenities, town planning, construction... Read more
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University of Sydney News
ARC Laureate Fellowship for wireless communications specialistLaureate scheme recognises the best research in Australia and from around the w
ARC Laureate Fellowship for wireless communications specialist
University of Sydney News / Posted 7 hours ago
Laureate scheme recognises the best research in Australia and from around the world. It encourages innovative research considered essential to Australia's development of new ideas, job creation, economic growth and an enhanced quali... Read more
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Le Mars Daily Sentinel
Looking ahead to Le Mars' futureof these things are important to creating a community where people choose to li
Looking ahead to Le Mars' future
Le Mars Daily Sentinel / Posted 7 hours ago
of these things are important to creating a community where people choose to live for the economic opportunities and high quality of life," Lehmann said. Lehmann is in the beginning stages of processing the results. "I will use this information... Read more
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birminghammail
Sheldon mum's fury as NHS care for her disabled son is delayedSheldon, said her family was locked in a “race against the clock” to obtain tre
Sheldon mum's fury as NHS care for her disabled son is delayed
birminghammail / Posted 7 hours ago
Sheldon, said her family was locked in a “race against the clock” to obtain treatments which would improve the schoolboy’s quality of life. “Bradley is ten and Duchenne has already had a big impact on his body,” she said. “He is unable to walk and... Read more
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Salem News
Fairfield trustees troubled by latest annex bitesaid rural communities were joining forces to get their areas opened and Seabol
Fairfield trustees troubled by latest annex bite
Salem News / Posted 7 hours ago
said rural communities were joining forces to get their areas opened and Seabolt said not having the Internet "affects the quality of life." Hum said there was a national organization of townships pushing for Internet everywhere. "I didn't... Read more
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Manitoulin Expositor
Town of Gore Bay Angel Bus donation – Manitoulin ExpositorTown of Gore Bay obviously wants to support the Manitoulin Lodge any way we can
Town of Gore Bay Angel Bus donation – Manitoulin Expositor
Manitoulin Expositor / Posted 8 hours ago
Town of Gore Bay obviously wants to support the Manitoulin Lodge any way we can and the Angel Bus helps improve the quality of life for senior residents,” stated Gore Bay Mayor Ron Lane in presenting a cheque for $1,500 to Sandy Cook of the... Read more
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Dyersburg State Gazette
In Tennessee, good mental health benefits everyonesaid Commissioner Varney. "It's vitally important for not just our economy, but
In Tennessee, good mental health benefits everyone
Dyersburg State Gazette / Posted 9 hours ago
said Commissioner Varney. "It's vitally important for not just our economy, but also for our livelihoods and for quality of life to look after our mental health as much as we do our physical health." "The good news is that more... Read more
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South Sound Business Examiner
Top Places to Work: ‘Lift' & Improvesurvey. Although much smaller – and a nonprofit – United Way of Lewis County’s
Top Places to Work: ‘Lift' & Improve
South Sound Business Examiner / Posted 10 hours ago
survey. Although much smaller – and a nonprofit – United Way of Lewis County’s mission also is connected to improving “the quality of life for all the people of Lewis County” through services, learning and applying innovative solutions, raising and... Read more
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The Advocate
Barriers confronting working poor discussed at Lafayette forumas “A Day in the Life of Poverty.” On May 19, five panels with experts coverin
Barriers confronting working poor discussed at Lafayette forum
The Advocate / Posted 11 hours ago
as “A Day in the Life of Poverty.” On May 19, five panels with experts covering education, health care, transportation, quality of life and housing will run from 9 a.m. until noon, with registration beginning at 8 a.m. The event will be at the... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Minot Sertoma Club Holds Walk For Healthy Hearingto know that they are not alone. I think we all take our hearing for granted an
Minot Sertoma Club Holds Walk For Healthy Hearing
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 11 hours ago
to know that they are not alone. I think we all take our hearing for granted and that's another purpose for us to have this today." One of the primary missions of the Sertoma Club is to improve the quality of life for people impacted by hearing lo... Read more
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North Platte Bulletin
Ward 4 city council race: Q&A with Lawrence Ostendorfrunning? As a longtime resident of North Platte, I see problems everyday that
Ward 4 city council race: Q&A with Lawrence Ostendorf
North Platte Bulletin / Posted 12 hours ago
running? As a longtime resident of North Platte, I see problems everyday that need to be addressed in order to improve the quality of life and attract new businesses and people to the city. I've always been a problem solver so I am running for the... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Threading the needle on homelessness: Editorial Agenda 2016actions by police, has made the vexing problem more visible than ever and, for
Threading the needle on homelessness: Editorial Agenda 2016
OregonLive.com / Posted 12 hours ago
actions by police, has made the vexing problem more visible than ever and, for many, an affront that erodes Portland's quality of life and can introduce crime to otherwise safe neighborhoods. Downtown businesses, meanwhile, groan that the... Read more
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University of Queensland
UQ leads the nation in $163 million ARC grants roundsaid. “In developing countries, it will allow kerosene lamps to be replaced wi
UQ leads the nation in $163 million ARC grants round
University of Queensland / Posted 12 hours ago
said. “In developing countries, it will allow kerosene lamps to be replaced with large-area panels, improving safety and quality of life for remote communities. “The innovative semiconductor materials and diode architectures he is working on... Read more
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Business Wire
Lumenis to Present Interim Safety and Efficacy Results of IPL with OPT™ for Treating Dry Eye at Major Ophthalmology Meetingbaseline and again after treatment. “Dry Eye disease is known to cause visual
Lumenis to Present Interim Safety and Efficacy Results of IPL with OPT™ for Treating Dry Eye at Major Ophthalmology Meeting
Business Wire / Posted 12 hours ago
baseline and again after treatment. “Dry Eye disease is known to cause visual symptoms, but the effect it has on patients’ quality of life is often underappreciated. Many of my patients with dry eye due to MGD report significant ocular discomfort... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Time is now to nominate your Health Care Heroesindividual responsible for a discovery or for developing a new procedure, devic
Time is now to nominate your Health Care Heroes
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 13 hours ago
individual responsible for a discovery or for developing a new procedure, device or service that can save lives or improve quality of life. Physician: Honors a physician whose performance is considered exemplary. Allied Health: Honors an... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
Jamba Juice corporate HQ leaving Bay Area for North Texascosts. The Bay Area Council surveyed 1,000 people and 34 percent said they are
Jamba Juice corporate HQ leaving Bay Area for North Texas
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 13 hours ago
costs. The Bay Area Council surveyed 1,000 people and 34 percent said they are considering leaving the area because the quality of life is deteriorating. The council, which released its findings earlier this week, also found that the number of... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
River Life: Individually or together, you can help the St. Johns RiverAnd we save money, too. Perhaps the best news is that we can usually do these
River Life: Individually or together, you can help the St. Johns River
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 13 hours ago
And we save money, too. Perhaps the best news is that we can usually do these things and not affect what we see as our quality of life. It is a matter of making conservation part of who we are. Think “reduce, reuse or recycle!” Another way is... Read more
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CBS News
Steps to reduce a common health threat to seniorsas to improve methods to prevent vision impairment," the authors write. "This a
Steps to reduce a common health threat to seniors
CBS News / Posted 13 hours ago
as to improve methods to prevent vision impairment," the authors write. "This approach might lead to fewer injuries, higher quality of life, and greater independence among older adults, as well as reduced health care costs." Dr. Matthew Hepinstall,... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Author Whitney Carpenter Launches “Project Transition” for Women in Transitional Housinghelp support women who live in transitional housing and need help finding resou
Author Whitney Carpenter Launches “Project Transition” for Women in Transitional Housing
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 13 hours ago
help support women who live in transitional housing and need help finding resources and information about improving their quality of life. Carpenter said, “’Project Transition’ was derived through a conversation I had with my friend, Rosa... Read more
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J Weekly
Talking about death and dying: Never too soon to startto go and things a person wants to do before dying, she says she has a better i
Talking about death and dying: Never too soon to start
J Weekly / Posted 14 hours ago
to go and things a person wants to do before dying, she says she has a better idea. “What I’d like to see is a bucket list that explores our quality of life — psychologically, spiritually and emotionally,” Rose said. “That’s fertile ground.”Comm... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Empower Chattanooga Announces Save It Forwardcycle broken, and for these communities to regain control of their expenses, re
Empower Chattanooga Announces Save It Forward
The Chattanoogan / Posted 14 hours ago
cycle broken, and for these communities to regain control of their expenses, retain disposable income, and improve the quality of life within,” said OFW Owner John Jerman. “That’s why OFW is helping to Save it Forward.” "Due to program... Read more
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People Magazine
Parkinson's Isn't Stopping Harry McMurtry from Walking 500 Miles To Raise Money for Research: 'Helping People Keeps Me Going'walk." McMurtry, Bobas, Bradley and the army of volunteers who are helping the
Parkinson's Isn't Stopping Harry McMurtry from Walking 500 Miles To Raise Money for Research: 'Helping People Keeps Me Going'
People Magazine / Posted 14 hours ago
walk." McMurtry, Bobas, Bradley and the army of volunteers who are helping them are working so hard because "Harry's quality of life and that of so many others have changed because of fundraising efforts like this," Bradley says. McMurtry... Read more
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Western Advocate
Poor people to be hurt by budget, says Labor candidatefamilies. He said the government was providing a priority investment approach
Poor people to be hurt by budget, says Labor candidate
Western Advocate / Posted 14 hours ago
families. He said the government was providing a priority investment approach to welfare to provide a platform to improve quality of life. The government would set up a $96.1 million "try, test and learn fund'' to achieve better outcomes for... Read more
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The Advocate
Barriers confronting working poor discussed at Lafayette forumas “A Day in the Life of Poverty.” On May 19, five panels with experts coverin
Barriers confronting working poor discussed at Lafayette forum
The Advocate / Posted 14 hours ago
as “A Day in the Life of Poverty.” On May 19, five panels with experts covering education, health care, transportation, quality of life and housing will run from 9 a.m. until noon, with registration beginning at 8 a.m. The event will be at the... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Family turns to oxygen therapy for daughter with brain damageconcussions, strokes, cerebral palsy and toxic exposure is one Central Texas mo
Family turns to oxygen therapy for daughter with brain damage
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 14 hours ago
concussions, strokes, cerebral palsy and toxic exposure is one Central Texas mother’s last hope to enhance her daughter’s quality of life. It’s easy to be drawn into Elleana Freeman’s baby blue eyes. A fearless and brave 2-year-old, the start of... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
'I don't want to make any more money': Dick Smithtwo million more. "To me, we should stabilise our population at about 26 milli
'I don't want to make any more money': Dick Smith
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 14 hours ago
two million more. "To me, we should stabilise our population at about 26 million and we have a chance of having a good quality of life, otherwise most people in Australia will be poor," he said. Dick Smith describes himself as having won the... Read more
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