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Powys County Times
All Powys day centres could closeintroduction of an entirely new day time service is an option going to consulta
All Powys day centres could close
Powys County Times / Posted an hour ago
introduction of an entirely new day time service is an option going to consultation in a service overhaul. Powys County Council’s (PCC) cabinet approved a report recommending consultation on three possible options for the service. Portfolio... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Fallowfield Library handed over to communityof activities including language classes, an older people’s group to reduce soc
Fallowfield Library handed over to community
Manchester Evening News / Posted an hour ago
of activities including language classes, an older people’s group to reduce social isolation and even a knitting group. Volunteer Lil Luckham, a founding member of the Friends of Fallowfield and a trustee of the library, said the library is... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Ruapehu Citizen of the Year Award Nominations OpenFriday, 29 July 2016, 5:04 pmPress Release: Ruapehu District Council Nomination
Ruapehu Citizen of the Year Award Nominations Open
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 6 hours ago
Friday, 29 July 2016, 5:04 pmPress Release: Ruapehu District Council Nominations for this year’s Citizen Awards will open from this Monday 1 August... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Greenwich
Bruce Museum In Greenwich Names Board of Trustees, Presents Special AwardsDirector Peter C. Sutton awarded Employee of the Year to retiring staff member
Bruce Museum In Greenwich Names Board of Trustees, Presents Special Awards
The Daily Voice - Greenwich / Posted 8 hours ago
Director Peter C. Sutton awarded Employee of the Year to retiring staff member Ron Shaw, Director of Security and Network Services. The Executive Director Award was presented to outgoing Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Robert H. Lawrence, Jr.... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Cobourg offers support for 2017 RBC CupCommunity Centre set to host the 2017 RBC Cup, Cobourg Cougars owner Marc Merci
Cobourg offers support for 2017 RBC Cup
Northumberland Today / Posted 16 hours ago
Community Centre set to host the 2017 RBC Cup, Cobourg Cougars owner Marc Mercier led a contingent at Wednesday's special council meeting to ask for specific areas of support for the May event. The motion of support council did pass was based on... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Sacandaga Task Force for Senior Living talks with real estate developer PathStone Corporation on bringing new housing to Northvillesenior housing for 10 years. "Our first goal was to get senior housing in Nort
Sacandaga Task Force for Senior Living talks with real estate developer PathStone Corporation on bringing new housing to Northville
The Leader-Herald / Posted 20 hours ago
senior housing for 10 years. "Our first goal was to get senior housing in Northville," Evans said. The second goal of the volunteer-based task force is to provide services for seniors that allow them to stay at home. Evans struck a conversation... Read more
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ABC Newspapers
Four seek to replace Russ Herbst in Blaine’s Ward 3since August 2007. I cover the cities of Andover, Blaine and Ramsey. I have wo
Four seek to replace Russ Herbst in Blaine’s Ward 3
ABC Newspapers / Posted 21 hours ago
since August 2007. I cover the cities of Andover, Blaine and Ramsey. I have worked at ABC Newspapers since August 2007. Council Member Russ Herbst has represented the citizens of Ward 3 since 2000 and decided to not seek re-election this... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
West Side News & Notessuggested by the public as well as trustees, Becker said. The meeting will tak
West Side News & Notes
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 23 hours ago
suggested by the public as well as trustees, Becker said. The meeting will take place at 6:30 p.m. in Richfield Village Council Chambers, 4410 W. Streetsboro Road. Becker said the public may comment on the name selection process via email to... Read more
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Harrow Times
Harrow man shortlisted for national diversity awardworks at the age of 15. Since then, he has dedicated himself to community servi
Harrow man shortlisted for national diversity award
Harrow Times / Posted yesterday
works at the age of 15. Since then, he has dedicated himself to community service by working with various charities and volunteer groups. As a result of his work with Harrow Council, the borough became only the second in London to sign up to... Read more
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New Times San Luis Obispo
Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CANew Times [newtimesslo.com] - Volume 31, Issue 1 Share:Is the sheriff a comin'
Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CA
New Times San Luis Obispo / Posted yesterday
New Times [newtimesslo.com] - Volume 31, Issue 1 Share:Is the sheriff a comin'?Morro Bay could consider contracting police services out to the county sheriff, maybeBy JONO KINKADEIn common fashion, it didn't take much for Morro Bay citizens to peer... Read more
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Asian journal
Diversity matters: Filipino-Americans in the Obama Administrationupcoming November election. Cezar A. B. Lopez Senior Advisor Office for Civil
Diversity matters: Filipino-Americans in the Obama Administration
Asian journal / Posted yesterday
upcoming November election. Cezar A. B. Lopez Senior Advisor Office for Civil Rights U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Hometown: Silver Spring, MD What influenced you to pursue a career in government? My parents. My mom was a social... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Read what Tim Kaine said at the Democratic National Convention...for orienting my life. And I knew that I wanted to fight for social justice. T
Read what Tim Kaine said at the Democratic National Convention...
Springfield News-Sun / Posted yesterday
for orienting my life. And I knew that I wanted to fight for social justice. That's why I took a year off law school to volunteer with Jesuit missionaries in Honduras. I taught kids welding and carpentry. Aprendí los valores del pueblo – fe,... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Read what Tim Kaine said at the Democratic National Convention...for orienting my life. And I knew that I wanted to fight for social justice. T
Read what Tim Kaine said at the Democratic National Convention...
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted yesterday
for orienting my life. And I knew that I wanted to fight for social justice. That's why I took a year off law school to volunteer with Jesuit missionaries in Honduras. I taught kids welding and carpentry. Aprendí los valores del pueblo – fe,... Read more
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NJ.com
READ: Full text of Tim Kaine's speech at DNC 2016for orienting my life. And I knew that I wanted to fight for social justice. "
READ: Full text of Tim Kaine's speech at DNC 2016
NJ.com / Posted yesterday
for orienting my life. And I knew that I wanted to fight for social justice. "That's why I took a year off law school to volunteer with Jesuit missionaries in Honduras. I taught kids welding and carpentry. Aprendí los valores del pueblo — fe,... Read more
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ajc.com
Read what Tim Kaine said at the Democratic National Convention...for orienting my life. And I knew that I wanted to fight for social justice. T
Read what Tim Kaine said at the Democratic National Convention...
ajc.com / Posted yesterday
for orienting my life. And I knew that I wanted to fight for social justice. That's why I took a year off law school to volunteer with Jesuit missionaries in Honduras. I taught kids welding and carpentry. Aprendí los valores del pueblo – fe,... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Read what Tim Kaine said at the Democratic National Convention...for orienting my life. And I knew that I wanted to fight for social justice. T
Read what Tim Kaine said at the Democratic National Convention...
The Palm Beach Post / Posted yesterday
for orienting my life. And I knew that I wanted to fight for social justice. That's why I took a year off law school to volunteer with Jesuit missionaries in Honduras. I taught kids welding and carpentry. Aprendí los valores del pueblo – fe,... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Read what Tim Kaine said at the Democratic National Convention...for orienting my life. And I knew that I wanted to fight for social justice. T
Read what Tim Kaine said at the Democratic National Convention...
Dayton Daily News / Posted yesterday
for orienting my life. And I knew that I wanted to fight for social justice. That's why I took a year off law school to volunteer with Jesuit missionaries in Honduras. I taught kids welding and carpentry. Aprendí los valores del pueblo – fe,... Read more
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Boston Globe
Read Tim Kaine’s speech to the Democratic National Conventionfor orienting my life. And I knew that I wanted to fight for social justice. T
Read Tim Kaine’s speech to the Democratic National Convention
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
for orienting my life. And I knew that I wanted to fight for social justice. That’s why I took a year off law school to volunteer with Jesuit missionaries in Honduras. I taught kids welding and carpentry. Aprendí los valores del pueblo – fe,... Read more
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The Sault Star
Bump up fire fines: chiefFire chief Ed Haley told council the township’s set fine of $125 for each infra
Bump up fire fines: chief
The Sault Star / Posted yesterday
Fire chief Ed Haley told council the township’s set fine of $125 for each infraction of the open-air burning bylaw is lower than those set by many other Ontario municipalities — and he’d like to see it raised. “I want it to be a deterrent to keep... Read more
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BC Local News
EVENTS GUIDE for July 28 and beyond (Surrey, North Deltaat Sullivan Community Hall, 6306 152nd St., Surrey. All-ages, tickets $25 for a
EVENTS GUIDE for July 28 and beyond (Surrey, North Delta
BC Local News / Posted yesterday
at Sullivan Community Hall, 6306 152nd St., Surrey. All-ages, tickets $25 for adults, $12 for those under 16. “Our event is volunteer planned and run and will fund raise to complete and roof a community centre for an orphanage in the DRC, Africa.... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Alexander Medina, who was active in Little Village politics, dies at 52credited Medina, who was known as "Big Al," with helping him win his first elec
Alexander Medina, who was active in Little Village politics, dies at 52
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
credited Medina, who was known as "Big Al," with helping him win his first election as committeeman in 1984 during the "Council Wars," when a group of alderman was at odds with Mayor Harold Washington and his allies. "From then on (Medina) was... Read more
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Southside Sentinel
July 4th celebration called a ‘huge success’town administrator Holly Gailey. “The Fourth of July was a huge success, [it’s]
July 4th celebration called a ‘huge success’
Southside Sentinel / Posted yesterday
town administrator Holly Gailey. “The Fourth of July was a huge success, [it’s] almost too big,” she told the Urbanna Town Council at its July 18 meeting. The Middlesex Volunteer Fire Department sold out of food before dark, said Gailey, who added... Read more
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TribLIVE
Brentwood Council nixes two options for borough building; parking lot eyed | TribLIVE The parking lot next to the Brentwood Borough building could be
Brentwood Council nixes two options for borough building; parking lot eyed
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
| TribLIVE The parking lot next to the Brentwood Borough building could be the future home of... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Richard Beebe Keiffer50 years, and formerly worked as a Guernsey County deputy sheriff. He was a for
Richard Beebe Keiffer
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted yesterday
50 years, and formerly worked as a Guernsey County deputy sheriff. He was a former assistant fire chief for the Senecaville Volunteer Fire Department, and a member of Senecaville United Methodist Church, Odd Fellow's, and the American Legion. He... Read more
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DW
Turkey's coup attempt: real and imagined threats |- in effect an entire loyalist class replete with vast resources. Followers in
Turkey's coup attempt: real and imagined threats |
DW / Posted yesterday
- in effect an entire loyalist class replete with vast resources. Followers in turn provide money to the movement, volunteer and do charity work. Supporting the vast organization and its activities are also Gulen affiliated businesses and... Read more
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South Sound Business Examiner
40: Serving others, including teensis a Gig Harbor Fire District commissioner, incoming president of the PTA where
40: Serving others, including teens
South Sound Business Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
is a Gig Harbor Fire District commissioner, incoming president of the PTA where some of his five children attend school and volunteer bible study teacher for high school students. “To me, success is impacting the world around you for the better,”... Read more
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Yorkshire evening post
£5m Leeds University cycling hub will be a HQ for championsworld-leading Leeds Triathlon Centre, providing strength and conditioning train
£5m Leeds University cycling hub will be a HQ for champions
Yorkshire evening post / Posted 2 days ago
world-leading Leeds Triathlon Centre, providing strength and conditioning training, physiotherapy and other support services. The proposals, which are part of the University’s sports and physical activity strategy, have been drawn up in... Read more
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The Post-Journal
G.A. Family Services Heads Wall Mural ProjectOn Monday, Billy Torres, Ericka Garcia and Debbie Hasson from G.A. Family Servi
G.A. Family Services Heads Wall Mural Project
The Post-Journal / Posted 2 days ago
On Monday, Billy Torres, Ericka Garcia and Debbie Hasson from G.A. Family Services discussed a wall mural project that will take place on the cement wall located on the Washington Street connector to Barrett Avenue. Torres, G.A. Family Services group... Read more
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Sun Star
DILG to governors, mayors: Curb drugs or face casewill function as watchdogs against the illegal drug trade. “We encourage all t
DILG to governors, mayors: Curb drugs or face case
Sun Star / Posted 2 days ago
will function as watchdogs against the illegal drug trade. “We encourage all the people of the barangays to come out to volunteer sa ilang serbisyo. Itudlo kinsa’y drug addict diha, kinsa’y drug pushers, kinsa’y kawatan, kinsa’y rapist, kinsa’y... Read more
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The New Yorker
Bill Clinton’s Quest to Save the Worldand so he directed the bus, which carried him and a travelling party of aides,
Bill Clinton’s Quest to Save the World
The New Yorker / Posted 2 days ago
and so he directed the bus, which carried him and a travelling party of aides, donors, a doctor, Secret Service agents, and volunteer advance workers, to the Brandenburg Gate, where more than half a million ticketless enthusiasts had gathered to... Read more
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Sun Star
Curb drugs or face case: DILGwill function as watchdogs against the illegal drug trade. “We encourage all t
Curb drugs or face case: DILG
Sun Star / Posted 2 days ago
will function as watchdogs against the illegal drug trade. “We encourage all the people of the barangays to come out to volunteer sa ilang serbisyo. Itudlo kinsa’y drug addict diha, kinsa’y drug pushers, kinsa’y kawatan, kinsa’y rapist, kinsa’y... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
What's turning a Toowoomba racecourse yellowTOOWOOMBA Turf Club will help turn the town yellow in support of Cancer Council
What's turning a Toowoomba racecourse yellow
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
TOOWOOMBA Turf Club will help turn the town yellow in support of Cancer Council's Daffodil Day. Cancer Council Queensland volunteers will be at Toowoomba Turf Club's bistro on Saturday, August 27 from 4pm - 8pm, selling fresh daffodils and... Read more
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Sun Star
Cuarb drugs or face case: DILGwill function as watchdogs against the illegal drug trade. “We encourage all t
Cuarb drugs or face case: DILG
Sun Star / Posted 2 days ago
will function as watchdogs against the illegal drug trade. “We encourage all the people of the barangays to come out to volunteer sa ilang serbisyo. Itudlo kinsa’y drug addict diha, kinsa’y drug pushers, kinsa’y kawatan, kinsa’y rapist, kinsa’y... Read more
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TribLIVE
Elder abuse, scams targeting seniors topics for DA’s office rep at Plum Community Centercare scams, counterfeit prescription drugs, funeral and cemetery scams and tele
Elder abuse, scams targeting seniors topics for DA’s office rep at Plum Community Center
TribLIVE / Posted 2 days ago
care scams, counterfeit prescription drugs, funeral and cemetery scams and telemarketing, according to the National Council on Aging. “Scammers are professionals,” Deutsch said. “They don't give up. So that means we have to hang up. That... Read more
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TribLIVE
With rezoning OK in Plum, next move, project’s pace up to developerthey want to build houses, we have to look at the zoning. This is something we
With rezoning OK in Plum, next move, project’s pace up to developer
TribLIVE / Posted 2 days ago
they want to build houses, we have to look at the zoning. This is something we do with every permit that comes through.” Council unanimously approved rezoning land at Maronda's request from commercial to residential July 11, making possible more... Read more
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The Times Leader
William Swoyer resigns as Bellaire fire chiefSwoyer also serves as general manager of Emergency Medical Transport - a compan
William Swoyer resigns as Bellaire fire chief
The Times Leader / Posted 2 days ago
Swoyer also serves as general manager of Emergency Medical Transport - a company providing ambulance services in Bellaire and the Ohio Valley. Swoyer was expected to tender his resignation as fire chief at Thursday's council meeting, but he instead... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Gov. McCrory honors Bitty and Beau's sister for her volunteer serviceGovernor Pat McCrory recognized 21 volunteers throughout our state during a cer
Gov. McCrory honors Bitty and Beau's sister for her volunteer service
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 2 days ago
Governor Pat McCrory recognized 21 volunteers throughout our state during a ceremony at the State Capitol Building. Each volunteer received the 2016 Governor's Award for Volunteer Service. "The volunteers recognized today are the best of North... Read more
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Banbury Guardian
New community-led bus service is launched to replace withdrawn Stagecoach servicein Deddington and Chipping Norton and supermarkets in Chipping Norton and Kidli
New community-led bus service is launched to replace withdrawn Stagecoach service
Banbury Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
in Deddington and Chipping Norton and supermarkets in Chipping Norton and Kidlington. The S4C service was one of over 100 services to see its subsidies from Oxfordshire County Council removed as part of budget cuts due to reduced central... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Summer Chef's Tasting, 'Stuff the Bus' donationspromotional support to the “Stuff the Bus” campaign this year. Brevard Rotary a
Summer Chef's Tasting, 'Stuff the Bus' donations
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 3 days ago
promotional support to the “Stuff the Bus” campaign this year. Brevard Rotary and Pisgah Forest Rotary Clubs will provide volunteer support for this year's collection process.

Donations of school supplies and money will be used to fill the... Read more

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WECT 6 Wilmington
Governor Pat McCrory honors volunteers for their serviceGovernor Pat McCrory recognized 21 volunteers throughout our state during a cer
Governor Pat McCrory honors volunteers for their service
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 3 days ago
Governor Pat McCrory recognized 21 volunteers throughout our state during a ceremony at the State Capitol Building. Each volunteer received the 2016 Governor's Award for Volunteer Service. "The volunteers recognized today are the best of North... Read more
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New Haven Independent
"One-Stop" Government "Shopping" Comes To Dixwellneighborhood programs, and community programs runs by Community Action Agency,
"One-Stop" Government "Shopping" Comes To Dixwell
New Haven Independent / Posted 3 days ago
neighborhood programs, and community programs runs by Community Action Agency, MOMS Partnership, and the National Veterans Council for Legal Redress. That wing of the building is now called the New Haven Opportunity Center. Or “NH Op-C” for... Read more
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FOX News
Texas city tries to sell historic 108-foot steam locomotivelegal owner since 1957, the city of Amarillo, now wants to sell her. The socie
Texas city tries to sell historic 108-foot steam locomotive
FOX News / Posted 3 days ago
legal owner since 1957, the city of Amarillo, now wants to sell her. The society invested more than $800,000 in goods and services to move the engine to its museum site in 2008. Starting in 1930, Madam Queen chugged up and down the Santa Fe... Read more
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The New Yorker
Can Latinos Swing Arizona?the day of the Presidential primary in Arizona. Barboza, a twenty-four-year-old
Can Latinos Swing Arizona?
The New Yorker / Posted 4 days ago
the day of the Presidential primary in Arizona. Barboza, a twenty-four-year-old undocumented immigrant from Mexico, was volunteering for Promise Arizona, a local group dedicated to turning out Latino voters. That morning, he canvassed in the... Read more
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Daytona Beach News-Journal
List of 190 Area Recreation Groups for Monday, July 25, 2016Beach Amateur Radio Association: 386-226-6418, 386-308-0195; kj4mnw@arrl.net.
List of 190 Area Recreation Groups for Monday, July 25, 2016
Daytona Beach News-Journal / Posted 4 days ago
Beach Amateur Radio Association: 386-226-6418, 386-308-0195; kj4mnw@arrl.net. 26. Daytona Beach Beta Sigma Phi City Council: 386-756-4581 or betasigmaphidaytonabeach.weebly.com. 27. Daytona Beach Boat Club: 386-441-8496. 28. Daytona Beach... Read more
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TribLIVE
500 K-5 students given the opportunity to load up on school suppliesgloves to complete her new cold-weather look, even as the mercury climbed into
500 K-5 students given the opportunity to load up on school supplies
TribLIVE / Posted 4 days ago
gloves to complete her new cold-weather look, even as the mercury climbed into the mid-90s. “Oh, they're adorable,” said volunteer Rhoda Dorfzaun as Tamiah, 8, of Brighton Heights smiled at a bright striped hat-and-gloves set. This summer won't... Read more
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Loveland Reporter-Herald
Solutions to homelessness can be found nowI attended the City Council meeting where the idea of housing homeless people i
Solutions to homelessness can be found now
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted 4 days ago
I attended the City Council meeting where the idea of housing homeless people in donated, used RV's was presented. I agree with the recent writer urging the council to act on this idea promptly. As a member of the Affordable Housing Commission and a... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Dubbo region floodsby the SES in the 48 hours to 1pm Thursday, with no further calls for help rece
Dubbo region floods
Daily Liberal / Posted 4 days ago
by the SES in the 48 hours to 1pm Thursday, with no further calls for help received overnight. Western Plains Regional Council had closed Bligh Street between Erskine Street and Wingewarra Street on Thursday, reopening the road after 9pm... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Dubbo region floodsby the SES in the 48 hours to 1pm Thursday, with no further calls for help rece
Dubbo region floods
Daily Liberal / Posted 4 days ago
by the SES in the 48 hours to 1pm Thursday, with no further calls for help received overnight. Western Plains Regional Council had closed Bligh Street between Erskine Street and Wingewarra Street on Thursday, reopening the road after 9pm... Read more
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CIO
Cancer Council CIO, Branko Ceran, talks transformation and change managementThe Cancer Council of NSW, considered the largest of any state or territory, ha
Cancer Council CIO, Branko Ceran, talks transformation and change management
CIO / Posted 4 days ago
The Cancer Council of NSW, considered the largest of any state or territory, has made significant inroads into its transformation plans, according to CIO Branko Ceran, who has spearheaded a multitude of projects over the past two years. “The board... Read more
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York Daily Record
Moving Up for July 24, 2016necessary for billing customers. Legore lives in Thomasville. Mary Ellen Baker
Moving Up for July 24, 2016
York Daily Record / Posted 5 days ago
necessary for billing customers. Legore lives in Thomasville. Mary Ellen Baker was recently appointed to head of business services Citizens Financial Group Inc., effective Aug. 8. Baker will report to Chairman and CEO Bruce Van Saun, and serve on... Read more
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