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Marin Independent Journal
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for Aug. 29Hubsmith’s leadership ‘truly inspirational’ Thank you for your piece on Deb H
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for Aug. 29
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 21 hours ago
Hubsmith’s leadership ‘truly inspirational’ Thank you for your piece on Deb Hubsmith. What an incredible woman, what an incredible loss. I served as board president of the Marin County Bicycle Coalition for seven years and as a member of its... Read more
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The Advocate
A balm in GileadAs tens of thousands of Hurricane Katrina evacuees poured out of New Orleans, t
A balm in Gilead
The Advocate / Posted 21 hours ago
As tens of thousands of Hurricane Katrina evacuees poured out of New Orleans, the people of faith of Baton Rouge opened their arms and doors to welcome them. “It was quite amazing,” Mayor-President Kip Holden said. “The church answered the call. … A... Read more
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Quay County Sun
Helping those in need always keyBy Jacob Sanchez Staff Writer jsanchez@qcsunonline.com While the churches of
Helping those in need always key
Quay County Sun / Posted yesterday
By Jacob Sanchez Staff Writer jsanchez@qcsunonline.com While the churches of Quay County may have varying denominations, church leaders agree poverty is a problem. Quay County beats the state average with 25.8 percent of its population in... Read more
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Petluma360.com
Sonoma County lays out plan to tackle homelessness Sonoma County released new figures that show homelessness decreased in the pa
Sonoma County lays out plan to tackle homelessness
Petluma360.com / Posted 3 days ago
Sonoma County released new figures that show homelessness decreased in the past two years by 27 percent,. A group of homeless people hang out near their cars at the St. Vincent De Paul Society in... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Many hands make lighter work - Linda Lobeck by Linda LobeckMany hands make lighter work The St. Vincent de Paul Society has been around f
Many hands make lighter work - Linda Lobeck by Linda Lobeck
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
Many hands make lighter work The St. Vincent de Paul Society has been around for more than 150 years serving the needy with a variety of services — from feeding, clothing, housing and healing individuals and families in our community who have... Read more
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The Border Mail
Thrift shops more than you bargain forSTYLISH: Star FM breakfast host Tom Bainbridge is styled by his co-host Olly Mo
Thrift shops more than you bargain for
The Border Mail / Posted 5 days ago
STYLISH: Star FM breakfast host Tom Bainbridge is styled by his co-host Olly Morris, an enthusiast op-shopper who is encouraging people to donate clothes or find bargains during National Op Shop Week. Picture: ELENOR TEDENBORG PEOPLE are encouraged... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Brisbane celebrities' favourite op shopsDon't be surprised if the dress Couch Time co-host Jessica Skarratt is wearing
Brisbane celebrities' favourite op shops
Brisbane Times / Posted 7 days ago
Don't be surprised if the dress Couch Time co-host Jessica Skarratt is wearing on-screen is an op-shop purchase. Photo: Supplied We discover that many Queenslanders are not shopping where you might think. With op shops morphing from granny caves to... Read more
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The Border Mail
Wangaratta loses a fine contributorWangaratta is a city in mourning after the death of a favourite son WANGARATTA
Wangaratta loses a fine contributor
The Border Mail / Posted 8 days ago
Wangaratta is a city in mourning after the death of a favourite son WANGARATTA ICON: Bill O'Callaghan is being fondly remembered as a man who gave so much to so many in Wangaratta from education to civic life. THE man who could lay claim to being... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Teens need new mentorTONY Villa has spent the past several years literally by the sides of Warilla H
Teens need new mentor
Kiama Independent / Posted 9 days ago
TONY Villa has spent the past several years literally by the sides of Warilla High School’s at-risk students. TONY Villa has spent the past several years literally by the sides of Warilla High School’s at-risk students. Mr Villa has been a mentor... Read more
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Fredericksburg Standard Radio Post
Wheeler B. Annen, 96, of Fredericksburg, died Monday, Aug. 17, 2015. A private service and dis
Wheeler B. Annen
Fredericksburg Standard Radio Post / Posted 10 days ago
, 96, of Fredericksburg, died Monday, Aug. 17, 2015. A private service and distribution of the cremains is planned at a later date. After marrying Henry J. Annen, the couple settled in Corpus Christi in 1948 where they established... Read more
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University of Sydney News
Winter Sleepout in the QuadThe sleepout is designed to give a small glimpse into the experience of homeles
Winter Sleepout in the Quad
University of Sydney News / Posted 10 days ago
The sleepout is designed to give a small glimpse into the experience of homelessness, channelling the services provided by Young Vinnies through its night patrols and brekkie van programs. Attendees will be given a simple dinner and breakfast, as... Read more
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The Irish Times
Second Opinion: Vacation therapy is for everyone, not just the young and employed We need to spare a thought for those who, through disability and poverty, cann
Second Opinion: Vacation therapy is for everyone, not just the young and employed
The Irish Times / Posted 11 days ago
We need to spare a thought for those who, through disability and poverty, cannot get a break from everyday life One study showed that those who do not take vacations... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Charities list their worst donation discoveriesMultiple sets of false teeth have been “donated” to Queensland charity shops, b
Charities list their worst donation discoveries
The Courier Mail / Posted 11 days ago
Multiple sets of false teeth have been “donated” to Queensland charity shops, but who in their right mind would want to buy them? ADULT toys, prosthetic limbs and dead animals are not typically passed on second hand to neighbours or friends. Yet... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Frances DownsMickey, as she liked to be called, was born in Negaunee on June 29, 1918, to Ge
Frances Downs
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
Mickey, as she liked to be called, was born in Negaunee on June 29, 1918, to George and Ella (Choquette) Smedman. Her family moved from Negaunee to Marquette in 1934, and Mickey graduated from Graveraet High School in 1936. After graduation she was... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Margaret AlbertiniMargaret Teresa (Daniels) Albertini, 89, of Moundsville, W.Va., passed away Fri
Margaret Albertini
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 14 days ago
Margaret Teresa (Daniels) Albertini, 89, of Moundsville, W.Va., passed away Friday, August 14, 2015, in Wheeling Hospital, Wheeling, W.Va. Margaret was born June 10, 1926, in McDonald, Pa, a daughter of the late Rupert and Teresa (Whalen)... Read more
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Perth Now
Power bill pain tipped to continuePower price shocks are tipped to go on. Picture: THINKSTOCK WELFARE agency the
Power bill pain tipped to continue
Perth Now / Posted 15 days ago
Power price shocks are tipped to go on. Picture: THINKSTOCK WELFARE agency the St Vincent de Paul Society says household power bills have risen between $40 and $115 in the past 12 months and are set to keep going up. The latest report from the... Read more
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The Courier
Uni students brave cold to help homelessAustralian Catholic University students bore the brunt of Ballarat’s harsh wint
Uni students brave cold to help homeless
The Courier / Posted 17 days ago
Australian Catholic University students bore the brunt of Ballarat’s harsh winter on Wednesday in support of the city’s homeless. Helping out: Chloe Van Der Ploeg is one of many students who slept outside on Wednesday night in support of Ballarat's... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Hermidale man charged with third murderHere's a morning news snapshot from around regional Australia and beyond. 9am:
Hermidale man charged with third murder
Daily Liberal / Posted 17 days ago
Here's a morning news snapshot from around regional Australia and beyond. 9am: That's all we have time for in today's Grill. Hope you have a fantastic hump day and to keep in touch with your local news, visit one of our sites below: 8.50am: The... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Hermidale man charged with third murderHere's a morning news snapshot from around regional Australia and beyond. 8.05
Hermidale man charged with third murder
Daily Liberal / Posted 17 days ago
Here's a morning news snapshot from around regional Australia and beyond. 8.05am: Now for whats making news in the local sport scene. Macquarie looks to next season after bowing out: Dubbo Macquarie's turbulent 2015 season has taken its toll on... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Savings to be made for duel-fuel homesHouseholds at Dubbo using both electricity and gas at typical levels have acces
Savings to be made for duel-fuel homes
Daily Liberal / Posted 18 days ago
Households at Dubbo using both electricity and gas at typical levels have access to some of the biggest price cuts across the state compared with what they paid 12 months earlier, a new report shows. Households at Dubbo using both electricity and... Read more
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Canberra Times
Power prices dive as carbon price axed, competition risesNetwork costs make up about half of what electricity retailers charge consumers
Power prices dive as carbon price axed, competition rises
Canberra Times / Posted 20 days ago
Network costs make up about half of what electricity retailers charge consumers. Photo: Bloomberg Households could slash more than $1000 off their annual power bill thanks to the removal of the carbon tax along with heightened market competition... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Power prices dive as carbon price axed, competition risesNetwork costs make up about half of what electricity retailers charge consumers
Power prices dive as carbon price axed, competition rises
Brisbane Times / Posted 20 days ago
Network costs make up about half of what electricity retailers charge consumers. Photo: Bloomberg Households could slash more than $1000 off their annual power bill thanks to the removal of the carbon tax along with heightened market competition... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Power prices dive as carbon price axed, competition risesNetwork costs make up about half of what electricity retailers charge consumers
Power prices dive as carbon price axed, competition rises
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 20 days ago
Network costs make up about half of what electricity retailers charge consumers. Photo: Bloomberg Households could slash more than $1000 off their annual power bill thanks to the removal of the carbon tax along with heightened market competition... Read more
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WA Today
Power prices dive as carbon price axed, competition risesNetwork costs make up about half of what electricity retailers charge consumers
Power prices dive as carbon price axed, competition rises
WA Today / Posted 20 days ago
Network costs make up about half of what electricity retailers charge consumers. Photo: Bloomberg Households could slash more than $1000 off their annual power bill thanks to the removal of the carbon tax along with heightened market competition... Read more
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The Age
Power prices dive as carbon price axed, competition risesHouseholds could slash more than $1000 off their annual power bill thanks to th
Power prices dive as carbon price axed, competition rises
The Age / Posted 20 days ago
Households could slash more than $1000 off their annual power bill thanks to the removal of the carbon tax along with heightened market competition following the deregulation of the NSW electricity market. "If you stand still, you're paying a... Read more
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The Courier
Company donates $500 for 3BA Xmas in July AppealA Ballarat company has donated hundreds of dollars to the 3BA Christmas in July
Company donates $500 for 3BA Xmas in July Appeal
The Courier / Posted 25 days ago
A Ballarat company has donated hundreds of dollars to the 3BA Christmas in July Appeal People @ Work and G Force have donated $500 to the 3BA Christmas in July Appeal, as part of Donate a Dollar day. Picture: Contributed. THE 3BA Christmas in July... Read more
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The Border Mail
Hidden face of homelessWhy the region's homelessness problem is more widespread than you might think.
Hidden face of homeless
The Border Mail / Posted 26 days ago
Why the region's homelessness problem is more widespread than you might think. The ragged, dirty stranger sleeping in a cardboard box on the street does not represent the face of homelessness on the Border. SNUG: Albury TAFE student Sue Crawford... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
New pool opened July 24The people who run Camp Vincent near Bothwell have been overwhelmed by business
New pool opened July 24
Chatham Daily News / Posted 29 days ago
The people who run Camp Vincent near Bothwell have been overwhelmed by business and community support in helping build a new pool this summer. Now they want to thank those supporters. The pool opened in July after the camp, operated by the St.... Read more
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Chatham This Week
Camp Vincent ready to celebrate pool supportersThe people who run Camp Vincent have been overwhelmed by business and community
Camp Vincent ready to celebrate pool supporters
Chatham This Week / Posted 29 days ago
The people who run Camp Vincent have been overwhelmed by business and community support in helping build a new pool this summer and are preparing to thank their supporters. The pool opened in July after the camp, operated by the St. Vincent de Paul... Read more
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MumBRELLA
Major brands and sports codes endorse statement condemning booing of Adam Goodes A joint statement backed by a huge cross section of Australian brands and bus
Major brands and sports codes endorse statement condemning booing of Adam Goodes
MumBRELLA / Posted 29 days ago
A joint statement backed by a huge cross section of Australian brands and businesses has called for renewed efforts to stamp out racism in sport and in everyday life on... Read more
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