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Daily Telegraph
Robots as good as human surgeons, study findsoperations were carried out in the UK using robots - 29 per cent of the total p
Robots as good as human surgeons, study finds
Daily Telegraph / Posted 37 minutes ago
operations were carried out in the UK using robots - 29 per cent of the total performed. The Australian trial examined quality of life outcomes for 308 men with prostate cancer, half of whom were randomly assigned to receive robot assisted... Read more
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North Fort Myers Neighbor
Fund opened for victims, families and those affected by Club Blu shootingsand receive information and referrals appropriate to their needs. The United Wa
Fund opened for victims, families and those affected by Club Blu shootings
North Fort Myers Neighbor / Posted 48 minutes ago
and receive information and referrals appropriate to their needs. The United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Okeechobee is a volunteer organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for all people in our community. Source: City of Fort My... Read more
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Crash.net
Honda: ‘Intelligent’ Marquez has learned a lotat Ducati, with whom I had a very good relationship. And still do. Now with Nak
Honda: ‘Intelligent’ Marquez has learned a lot
Crash.net / Posted an hour ago
at Ducati, with whom I had a very good relationship. And still do. Now with Nakamoto as well, I'm very happy to have had 18 years working with a good boss, because it's one of the keys things for your quality of life. “We will miss him for... Read more
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Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer
Fund opened for victims, families and those affected by Club Blu shootingsand receive information and referrals appropriate to their needs. The United Wa
Fund opened for victims, families and those affected by Club Blu shootings
Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer / Posted an hour ago
and receive information and referrals appropriate to their needs. The United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Okeechobee is a volunteer organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for all people in our community. Source: City of Fort My... Read more
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Lehigh Acres Citizen
Fund opened for victims, families and those affected by Club Blu shootingsand receive information and referrals appropriate to their needs. The United Wa
Fund opened for victims, families and those affected by Club Blu shootings
Lehigh Acres Citizen / Posted an hour ago
and receive information and referrals appropriate to their needs. The United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Okeechobee is a volunteer organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for all people in our community. Source: City of Fort My... Read more
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The Pine Island Eagle
Vote Anderson, County Commission District 3to conserve our precious land and water resources, enhance property values, and
Vote Anderson, County Commission District 3
The Pine Island Eagle / Posted an hour ago
to conserve our precious land and water resources, enhance property values, and provide open space for public enjoyment and quality of life. Lee County's future is at a crossroad, and the voters have a critical decision in the Lee County Commission... Read more
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The Pine Island Eagle
Fund opened for victims, families and those affected by Club Blu shootingsand receive information and referrals appropriate to their needs. The United Wa
Fund opened for victims, families and those affected by Club Blu shootings
The Pine Island Eagle / Posted an hour ago
and receive information and referrals appropriate to their needs. The United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Okeechobee is a volunteer organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for all people in our community. Source: City of Fort My... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Fund opened for victims, families and those affected by Club Blu shootingsand receive information and referrals appropriate to their needs. The United Wa
Fund opened for victims, families and those affected by Club Blu shootings
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted an hour ago
and receive information and referrals appropriate to their needs. The United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Okeechobee is a volunteer organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for all people in our community. Source: City of Fort My... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
The top-performing Midvaal municipality is DA-run, but it's a must-win for the ANConly DA-run municipality in Gauteng. For the past two years it has been ranked
The top-performing Midvaal municipality is DA-run, but it's a must-win for the ANC
Mail & Guardian / Posted an hour ago
only DA-run municipality in Gauteng. For the past two years it has been ranked the top-performing municipality in terms of quality of life by the provincial government’s Municipal Financial Sustainability Index. Despite the DA’s achievements in... Read more
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Freeman journal
EHCF challenge results in over $3,700 for food pantriesemail at dswon@enhancehamiltoncounty.org. The Enhance Hamilton County Foundati
EHCF challenge results in over $3,700 for food pantries
Freeman journal / Posted an hour ago
email at dswon@enhancehamiltoncounty.org. The Enhance Hamilton County Foundation was established in 2005 to improve the quality of life throughout Hamilton County by promoting charitable giving and connecting donors with causes they care about.... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Focused therapy may be effective, less toxic way to treat brain tumorsof radiation therapy. These results will allow tens of thousands of patients wi
Focused therapy may be effective, less toxic way to treat brain tumors
News-Medical-Net / Posted an hour ago
of radiation therapy. These results will allow tens of thousands of patients with brain tumors to experience a better quality of life while maintaining the same length of life. Anthony L. Asher, MD, FACS, medical director at Carolinas... Read more
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North Fort Myers Neighbor
Voter Anderson, County Commission District 3to conserve our precious land and water resources, enhance property values, and
Voter Anderson, County Commission District 3
North Fort Myers Neighbor / Posted an hour ago
to conserve our precious land and water resources, enhance property values, and provide open space for public enjoyment and quality of life. Lee County's future is at a crossroad, and the voters have a critical decision in the Lee County Commission... Read more
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Minot Daily News
City of Minot names new planning directorDepartment will be merging Resilience, community development and economic devel
City of Minot names new planning director
Minot Daily News / Posted 2 hours ago
Department will be merging Resilience, community development and economic development activities which should result in wide-ranging improvements to the quality of life in the Minot community. HUD awarded 74.3 million dollars for the NDR... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Supervisors reject hog confinementplant planned for nearby Wright County, Leffler said the board also has to be p
Supervisors reject hog confinement
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 2 hours ago
plant planned for nearby Wright County, Leffler said the board also has to be proactive in protecting the county's quality of life. "We have the possibility of Prestage coming in, and I think we're going to get many, many, many... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Columbia Mayor delivers convention speech, talks political futureblessed with some opportunity that I thought I could touch a whole lot more peo
Columbia Mayor delivers convention speech, talks political future
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 2 hours ago
blessed with some opportunity that I thought I could touch a whole lot more people, I thought I could really impact the quality of life of the people of Columbia in a much more significant way, you never say never, but I tell you, I love my... Read more
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The Hindu
T.M. Krishna wins Magsaysay Awardspeaker, and activist,” reads the citation. "Now a leading advocate in India o
T.M. Krishna wins Magsaysay Award
The Hindu / Posted 2 hours ago
speaker, and activist,” reads the citation. "Now a leading advocate in India of “music for all and music for a better quality of life,” he says: “Music and the arts are capable of bridging cultures and civilizations and liberating us from... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Insomnia make ageing clock tick fasterInitiative (WHI), a major 15-year research program that addressed the most comm
Insomnia make ageing clock tick faster
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 3 hours ago
Initiative (WHI), a major 15-year research program that addressed the most common causes of death, disability and poor quality of life in postmenopausal women. They measured the biological age of cells from blood, saliva and inside the cheek,... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Community-based lifestyle programs can also improve health-related quality of lifeGraduate School of Public Health researchers demonstrated that it also can be m
Community-based lifestyle programs can also improve health-related quality of life
News-Medical-Net / Posted 3 hours ago
Graduate School of Public Health researchers demonstrated that it also can be measured through improved "health-related quality of life." In an analysis published in the August issue of the journal Quality of Life Research, the scientists... Read more
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Loveland Reporter-Herald
Feds to grant CDOT $15 million to expand Interstate 25from Colo. 14 to Colo. 402. “Congestion on the North I-25 corridor is stifling
Feds to grant CDOT $15 million to expand Interstate 25
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted 3 hours ago
from Colo. 14 to Colo. 402. “Congestion on the North I-25 corridor is stifling economic growth and affecting people's quality of life,” Bennet said in the release. “These communities have been working together for years to find the resources... Read more
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Brush News-Tribune
Eben Ezer Lutheran Care Center braces for massive expansionfor area families, residents and the local economy itself, for more than a cent
Eben Ezer Lutheran Care Center braces for massive expansion
Brush News-Tribune / Posted 4 hours ago
for area families, residents and the local economy itself, for more than a century. It was this commitment to people and quality of life that drove Eben Ezer to become a pioneer in the field of housing, health, spiritual and supportive care for... Read more
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The Morning Sun
2016 Sunflower State Games close with 7,101 participantsplayed out this year. We thank each and every athlete for choosing the Sunflowe
2016 Sunflower State Games close with 7,101 participants
The Morning Sun / Posted 4 hours ago
played out this year. We thank each and every athlete for choosing the Sunflower State Games as an avenue to improve their quality of life," said Executive Director, Mitch Gross. "A big thank you also goes out to our sponsors, community partners,... Read more
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The Age
$10,000 robotic prostate surgery may not produce better outcomesgroups spent the same number of days off work. "Many clinicians claim the bene
$10,000 robotic prostate surgery may not produce better outcomes
The Age / Posted 4 hours ago
groups spent the same number of days off work. "Many clinicians claim the benefits of robotic technology lead to improved quality of life and oncological outcomes [but] our randomised trial, the first of its kind, found no statistical difference... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Despite protests, supervisors approve restrictive pot plan for Nevada Countysupervisors needed to take another stand to rein in a burgeoning marijuana cult
Despite protests, supervisors approve restrictive pot plan for Nevada County
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 4 hours ago
supervisors needed to take another stand to rein in a burgeoning marijuana culture. “We moved here 30 years ago for the quality of life,” Halby said. “I worry about these grows and all the things that drug money can buy.” Nevada County Board of... Read more
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Loveland Reporter-Herald
Biodiversity's loss a concern for mankindwe know it or not, the environment around us impacts our psychological well-bei
Biodiversity's loss a concern for mankind
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted 4 hours ago
we know it or not, the environment around us impacts our psychological well-being." The health of life around the world does affect the quality of life for its 7.4 billion people. The loss of biodiversity should be of profound concern to ever... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Ridgefield
Local Legislators Tour Duracell's Bethel R&D Headquarterstools, but it does so in a way that reduces environmental impact. It is great e
Local Legislators Tour Duracell's Bethel R&D Headquarters
The Daily Voice - Ridgefield / Posted 5 hours ago
tools, but it does so in a way that reduces environmental impact. It is great employers like Duracell that help to make the quality of life in Bethel and the surrounding area so high. . . . The state should do all it can to create the pro-business... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Thousand Oaks seniors learn to kickbox: ‘Everything works together’they might have used a walker," he said. "As soon as they make a little progres
Thousand Oaks seniors learn to kickbox: ‘Everything works together’
Ventura County Star / Posted 5 hours ago
they might have used a walker," he said. "As soon as they make a little progress, it's a measureable difference in their quality of life; they feel more confident walking around without a walker. "They feel like they're independent again." On a... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Saensuk kicks off smart city for the elderlyout of 40,000 in the Saensuk area," said Narongchai Khunpluem, mayor of Saensuk
Saensuk kicks off smart city for the elderly
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 6 hours ago
out of 40,000 in the Saensuk area," said Narongchai Khunpluem, mayor of Saensuk municipality. "We want to improve their quality of life." The municipality has received strong support from Burapha University, BASELab and IoT City Innovation... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Foundation donates profit toward community garden initiativewe tried to do is go in with our influence and our ideals here is to actually b
Foundation donates profit toward community garden initiative
Daily Examiner / Posted 6 hours ago
we tried to do is go in with our influence and our ideals here is to actually build the edible gardens. "It's to improve quality of life within aged care, whether you know you are just there, whether you have dementia, whether you need high care,... Read more
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Business Wire
Toshiba Starts World’s First Sample Shipment of 64-Layer 3D Flash Memorythree focus business fields: Energy that sustains everyday life, that is cleane
Toshiba Starts World’s First Sample Shipment of 64-Layer 3D Flash Memory
Business Wire / Posted 7 hours ago
three focus business fields: Energy that sustains everyday life, that is cleaner and safer; Infrastructure that sustains quality of life; and Storage that sustains the advanced information society. Guided by the principles of The Basic Commitment... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Auckland ghost house claims 'bollocks' - Eaqubpeople to let go of the left-right political divide and engage more in resolvin
Auckland ghost house claims 'bollocks' - Eaqub
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 7 hours ago
people to let go of the left-right political divide and engage more in resolving issues facing the city. "Auckland's quality of life is compromised and it's become difficult to attract and retain staff. Yet these problems have been... Read more
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ESPN
Ranking Big Ten venues: Tougher to win at Indiana or Michigan State?for college basketball's 10 best conferences: Which venue in each conference is
Ranking Big Ten venues: Tougher to win at Indiana or Michigan State?
ESPN / Posted 7 hours ago
for college basketball's 10 best conferences: Which venue in each conference is the toughest place to play? A number of factors, not just capacity and attendance, could affect a venue's place in the order. Where does your school fall? Oh,... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Stats SA capital expenditure figures – food for voters’ thoughts as polling day loomswhich had these fully implemented the indigent policy. And this in many of the
Stats SA capital expenditure figures – food for voters’ thoughts as polling day looms
Daily Maverick / Posted 7 hours ago
which had these fully implemented the indigent policy. And this in many of the country’s 278 councils has a direct impact on the quality of life of the poorest residents outside of election times. DM Photo: Children of Bekkersdal (Greg Ni... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Public radio set to expand its High Plains footprintAmarillo to places such as Denver, Dallas/Fort Worth and Houston, all of which
Public radio set to expand its High Plains footprint
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 7 hours ago
Amarillo to places such as Denver, Dallas/Fort Worth and Houston, all of which have more than one public radio news service. “From a quality of life or economic development perspective,” Oyler said, “this gives Amarillo a great marketi... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
New method for treating brain cancer is less toxic to patientshave found patients who received targeted radiation, pinpointing those brain le
New method for treating brain cancer is less toxic to patients
WWLP Springfield / Posted 7 hours ago
have found patients who received targeted radiation, pinpointing those brain lesions, have fewer memory problems and better quality of life. Dr. Anthony Asher compared the outcomes of treating advanced cancer patients with whole brain radiation... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
Mayor's Proposed 2017 Budget: Back To The BasicsMike Huether. Tuesday, he outlined his budget proposals for next year and unlik
Mayor's Proposed 2017 Budget: Back To The Basics
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted 8 hours ago
Mike Huether. Tuesday, he outlined his budget proposals for next year and unlike past budgets that were geared toward 'quality of life' issues like the events center and an indoor swimming pool, he wants to go back to focusing on the city's... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
NZ research key to reducing spend on Spinal Cord Injuriesday – through further research, we can achieve a reduction in permanent paralys
NZ research key to reducing spend on Spinal Cord Injuries
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 8 hours ago
day – through further research, we can achieve a reduction in permanent paralysis to Kiwis in the future, and an improved quality of life and independence for those living with a SCI today.” Ms Williams says funding enables speed, and the... Read more
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Daily Mail
ROBOTS are just as effective at removing prostate cancer as humansthe back of the operating theatre and guiding it to remove the infected cells
ROBOTS are just as effective at removing prostate cancer as humans
Daily Mail / Posted 8 hours ago
the back of the operating theatre and guiding it to remove the infected cells Men who had robot surgery reported better quality of life at 6 weeks Robots are just as effective at removing prostate cancer as humans, research shows. The... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Severe birth defects not as lethal as docs once said: Studydefects are not always as lethal as doctors have advised parents. The study do
Severe birth defects not as lethal as docs once said: Study
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 8 hours ago
defects are not always as lethal as doctors have advised parents. The study doesn't include information on survivors' quality of life, but severe disabilities are the norm. The researchers say without that information, the study alone can't... Read more
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The Border Mail
Ways to manage diabetes in your dogsyour dog’s food intake, insulin and exercise is imperative for keeping the diab
Ways to manage diabetes in your dogs
The Border Mail / Posted 8 hours ago
your dog’s food intake, insulin and exercise is imperative for keeping the diabetic dog healthy, happy and living a good quality of life. The diabetic dog is also at much greater risk of also developing cataracts. There are two emergencies that... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Byram resident appeals New Lebanon School project, wants smaller schoolproposed 61,230 square foot school building and expanded parking lot would have
Byram resident appeals New Lebanon School project, wants smaller school
Greenwich Time / Posted 9 hours ago
proposed 61,230 square foot school building and expanded parking lot would have a negative impact on the environment and quality of life in Byram. He calls the plan inconsistent with the town’s Plan of Conservation and Development. “The project... Read more
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The News-Times
DANBURYwhere they are unable to make decisions for themselves,” Chaubey said. Having
DANBURY
The News-Times / Posted 9 hours ago
where they are unable to make decisions for themselves,” Chaubey said. Having a holistic plan for symptom control and quality of life earlier on can also help reduce hospital readmissions — a key goal of the Affordable Care Act. “Our goal is... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Byram resident appeals New Lebanon School project, wants smaller schoolproposed 61,230 square foot school building and expanded parking lot would have
Byram resident appeals New Lebanon School project, wants smaller school
Darien News-Review / Posted 9 hours ago
proposed 61,230 square foot school building and expanded parking lot would have a negative impact on the environment and quality of life in Byram. He calls the plan inconsistent with the town’s Plan of Conservation and Development. “The project... Read more
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The Simcoe Reformer
Getting wired in southern Ontario350 communities and associated rural areas. The new trunk lines and fibre netw
Getting wired in southern Ontario
The Simcoe Reformer / Posted 9 hours ago
350 communities and associated rural areas. The new trunk lines and fibre networks will improve the Internet experience of an estimated 3.5 million people. SWIFT proponents expect to see serious progress in this area within five to 10... Read more
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The Morning Call
Solar Impulse completes around-the-world journeythe plane's clean technologies on the ground can halve the world's energy consu
Solar Impulse completes around-the-world journey
The Morning Call / Posted 9 hours ago
the plane's clean technologies on the ground can halve the world's energy consumption, save natural resources and improve quality of life. "Our mission now is to continue to motivate people, corporations and governments to use these same... Read more
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BC Local News
Seniors in care to be asked how to improve servicesMackenzie says, “we will be able to learn from the people who call residential
Seniors in care to be asked how to improve services
BC Local News / Posted 9 hours ago
Mackenzie says, “we will be able to learn from the people who call residential care their home what impacts their quality of life and whether we are meeting their needs.” Anyone interested in volunteering to help with the survey can go... Read more
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Campbell River Mirror
Seniors in care to be asked how to improve servicesMackenzie says, “we will be able to learn from the people who call residential
Seniors in care to be asked how to improve services
Campbell River Mirror / Posted 9 hours ago
Mackenzie says, “we will be able to learn from the people who call residential care their home what impacts their quality of life and whether we are meeting their needs.” Anyone interested in volunteering to help with the survey can go... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Amount of crude oil shipped through N.J. drops significantlyThe amount of volatile crude oil shipped by train through New Jersey has droppe
Amount of crude oil shipped through N.J. drops significantly
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 9 hours ago
The amount of volatile crude oil shipped by train through New Jersey has dropped significantly over the past few months as oil prices continue to fall and production slows, executives at a major rail company said Tuesday. Anywhere from five to 15... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Lakeway program needs hearing aid donations11. I can hear people on the phone. I can hear my grandkids outside, hollering
Lakeway program needs hearing aid donations
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 9 hours ago
11. I can hear people on the phone. I can hear my grandkids outside, hollering and playing. "It's 100 percent improved my quality of life." To qualify for the program, patients' income must be 200 percent or less of the federal poverty... Read more
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MLive.com
New Flint manufacturer wants to hire residents, improve life in cityMI -- A company that manufactures plastic auto parts is looking to employ as ma
New Flint manufacturer wants to hire residents, improve life in city
MLive.com / Posted 9 hours ago
MI -- A company that manufactures plastic auto parts is looking to employ as many as 380 Flint residents and improve quality of life in the area surrounding its new facility. C3 Ventures is an eco-friendly injection molding company that is... Read more
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Cold Lake Sun
Col. Paul Doyle takes over as 4 Wing commanding ofto Col. P.J. Doyle on July 21. Kenny took over as wing commander in 2014. Thr
Col. Paul Doyle takes over as 4 Wing commanding of
Cold Lake Sun / Posted 9 hours ago
to Col. P.J. Doyle on July 21. Kenny took over as wing commander in 2014. Throughout his term, he worked to improve the quality of life for members and families of 4 Wing; focus on NORAD (North American Aerospace Defence Command) operations;... Read more
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