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heraldscotland
Concern over lack of preventative action on Scotland's heroin islandper cent waited three weeks or less. But SADP, the Shetland Alcohol and Drug P
Concern over lack of preventative action on Scotland's heroin island
heraldscotland / Posted 18 hours ago
per cent waited three weeks or less. But SADP, the Shetland Alcohol and Drug Partnership – a working group made up of the council, NHS Shetland and Police Scotland – say there were under ten people affected and that any dip in performance "can be... Read more
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heraldscotland
Drug crimes soar on Scotland's heroin islandper cent waited three weeks or less. But SADP, the Shetland Alcohol and Drug P
Drug crimes soar on Scotland's heroin island
heraldscotland / Posted 22 hours ago
per cent waited three weeks or less. But SADP, the Shetland Alcohol and Drug Partnership – a working group made up of the council, NHS Shetland and Police Scotland – say there were under ten people affected and that any dip in performance "can be... Read more
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The Morning Call
Awards, honors for Lehigh Valley residentsBrothers Big Sisters of the Lehigh Valley recently announced that the Big Broth
Awards, honors for Lehigh Valley residents
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
Brothers Big Sisters of the Lehigh Valley recently announced that the Big Brothers Big Sisters National Leadership Council has identified BBBSLV as a Big Brothers Big Sisters 2015 Gold Standard Award Winner. BBBSLV is in its 46th year of... Read more
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The Morning Call
Lehigh Valley news in brief: Nursery school opens 2016-2017 registration, morelearn the basics of emergency care and patient handling. The first class begin
Lehigh Valley news in brief: Nursery school opens 2016-2017 registration, more
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
learn the basics of emergency care and patient handling. The first class begins 6:30-10 p.m. Sept. 13 at the Stroudsburg Volunteer Fire Department. Cost is $350; text is additional. The second class begins 6:30-9:30 p.m. Oct. 4 at LCCC's Tamaqua... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Volunteers wanted in Yarmouth for emergency rest centre drill A simulated evacuation of about 30 residents will take place next week to tes
Volunteers wanted in Yarmouth for emergency rest centre drill
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted yesterday
A simulated evacuation of about 30 residents will take place next week to test emergency rest centre plans for a real flood – and people can help by volunteering as the would-be... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
West Virginia University Foundation honors philanthropistsand became vice president of General Cigar & Tobacco Co. in 1975. He is a past
West Virginia University Foundation honors philanthropists
The Charleston State Journal / Posted yesterday
and became vice president of General Cigar & Tobacco Co. in 1975. He is a past president of the Smokeless Tobacco Research Council, Associated Tobacco Manufacturers and West Virginia Manufacturers Association and the U.S. Golf Association. He is a... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Homeless: ‘They’re human and I’m human’it whatever you want. The deployment of just one community resource officer so
Homeless: ‘They’re human and I’m human’
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted yesterday
it whatever you want. The deployment of just one community resource officer so far of two authorized by the Manteca City Council to address persistent homeless problems has already had a significant impact after just 30 days. There are —... Read more
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Salem News
ON THE CALENDAR THIS WEEKon the history of downtown Salem. SALINEVILLE Salineville Assembly of God, ca
ON THE CALENDAR THIS WEEK
Salem News / Posted yesterday
on the history of downtown Salem. SALINEVILLE Salineville Assembly of God, car, truck and motorcycle show begins with services at 10 a.m.; registration, 11 a.m.; lunch provided at noon; 330-831-1946. COLUMBIANA TOPS 720, Presbyterian Church,... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
As Petersburg teeters on brink of shutdown, residents want to volunteerPETERSBURG, Va. – Petersburg residents and retiress are offering money, product
As Petersburg teeters on brink of shutdown, residents want to volunteer
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 2 days ago
PETERSBURG, Va. – Petersburg residents and retiress are offering money, products and services to try and keep Petersburg City afloat amid a $12 million dollar budget deficit. Petersburg business owners have begun taking donations of cleaning... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Volunteers caring for four-legged flood victims(AP) The Latest on Louisiana flooding (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Volunteers
Volunteers caring for four-legged flood victims
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 2 days ago
(AP) The Latest on Louisiana flooding (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Volunteers inside and outside of Louisiana's flood disaster zone are helping shelter and care for dogs, cats and other animals rescued from the water. Some animals were already in... Read more
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Salon.com
Volunteers caring for four-legged flood victimsSecurity & Emergency Preparedness, says the warehouse is being operated as a pa
Volunteers caring for four-legged flood victims
Salon.com / Posted 2 days ago
Security & Emergency Preparedness, says the warehouse is being operated as a partnership with the state and the Louisiana Volunteer Organizations Active in Disaster. Steele says Adventist Community Services, a national and state VOAD partner, is... Read more
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Smyrna Clayton Sun Times
The Democratic Primary CandidatesSafety Laws: As someone who survived a gunshot wound while serving in Iraq, the
The Democratic Primary Candidates
Smyrna Clayton Sun Times / Posted 2 days ago
Safety Laws: As someone who survived a gunshot wound while serving in Iraq, the issue of gun violence is personal to me. I volunteered to join the Marines, knowing full well the danger it might entail. But no one volunteers to have their... Read more
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Dover Post
The Democratic Primary CandidatesSafety Laws: As someone who survived a gunshot wound while serving in Iraq, the
The Democratic Primary Candidates
Dover Post / Posted 2 days ago
Safety Laws: As someone who survived a gunshot wound while serving in Iraq, the issue of gun violence is personal to me. I volunteered to join the Marines, knowing full well the danger it might entail. But no one volunteers to have their... Read more
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Southwest Daily News
City representatives speak to Sulphur Rotariansand telephones. “Information technology serves an increasingly important role i
City representatives speak to Sulphur Rotarians
Southwest Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
and telephones. “Information technology serves an increasingly important role in the efficient and quality delivery of services to the departments and citizens,” said Montgomery. “Our ultimate goal is to provide city employees, departments, and... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
La. opens warehouse to support recover effortSecurity & Emergency Preparedness, says the warehouse is being operated as a pa
La. opens warehouse to support recover effort
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 2 days ago
Security & Emergency Preparedness, says the warehouse is being operated as a partnership with the state and the Louisiana Volunteer Organizations Active in Disaster. Steele says Adventist Community Services, a national and state VOAD partner, is... Read more
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chad
Huthwaite residents bid to take over their threatened leisure centreleisure Centre could be taken over by the community under an ambitious plan rev
Huthwaite residents bid to take over their threatened leisure centre
chad / Posted 2 days ago
leisure Centre could be taken over by the community under an ambitious plan revealed today. Huthwaite residents and local councillors have held discussions with Ashfield district Council in relation to taking over the centre for the... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Barton-based charity appeals for volunteers to cope with expansionA CHARITY that helps disadvantaged adults get their voices heard is appealing f
Barton-based charity appeals for volunteers to cope with expansion
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 2 days ago
A CHARITY that helps disadvantaged adults get their voices heard is appealing for more trustees and volunteers to join them. Barton-based Getting Heard, formerly known as Oxfordshire Advocacy, wants members of the public to donate some of their time... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Barton-based charity appeals for volunteers to cope with expansionA CHARITY that helps disadvantaged adults get their voices heard is appealing f
Barton-based charity appeals for volunteers to cope with expansion
Oxford Mail / Posted 2 days ago
A CHARITY that helps disadvantaged adults get their voices heard is appealing for more trustees and volunteers to join them. Barton-based Getting Heard, formerly known as Oxfordshire Advocacy, wants members of the public to donate some of their time... Read more
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Forest Lake Times
2016 local municipal filing statements |to be able to serve this community on your behalf.” Mara BainMara Bain is runni
2016 local municipal filing statements |
Forest Lake Times / Posted 2 days ago
to be able to serve this community on your behalf.” Mara BainMara Bain is running for election to the Forest Lake City Council. She released the following statement: “Mara is a Forest Lake resident, where she lives with her husband, Jason, and... Read more
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Ilford Recorder
Community comes together at Redbridge Town Hall fun dayyesterday. Redbridge Police also set up a stall outside the Town Hall on the d
Community comes together at Redbridge Town Hall fun day
Ilford Recorder / Posted 2 days ago
yesterday. Redbridge Police also set up a stall outside the Town Hall on the day. The event was organised by Redbridge Council for Voluntary Service (CVS) to offer residents a chance to interact with members of the wider borough... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Search for quake survivors continues as aftershocks rattle Italyworse, those codes often aren't applied even when new buildings are built. Arm
Search for quake survivors continues as aftershocks rattle Italy
News 24 South Africa / Posted 2 days ago
worse, those codes often aren't applied even when new buildings are built. Armando Zambrano, the head of Italy's National Council of Engineers, said the technology exists to reinforce old buildings and prevent such high death tolls when quakes... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Italians search quake's rubble, but hope fadespre-dawn quake. The string of aftershocks left homeless residents and rescuers
Italians search quake's rubble, but hope fades
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
pre-dawn quake. The string of aftershocks left homeless residents and rescuers on edge. "Here it comes," said one volunteer rescue worker, bracing herself as a tremor hit the city shortly after 1:30 p.m. Thursday. Firefighters and rescue... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Aftershocks rattle Italian quake zone; toll rises to 250worse, those codes often aren’t applied even when new buildings are built. Arm
Aftershocks rattle Italian quake zone; toll rises to 250
Manila Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
worse, those codes often aren’t applied even when new buildings are built. Armando Zambrano, the head of Italy’s National Council of Engineers, said the technology exists to reinforce old buildings and prevent such high death tolls when quakes... Read more
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Office of the President - Philippines
Press Conference Of PCO Secretary Martin Andanar, Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella And Socioeconomic Planning Secretary And Director General Of The National Economic And Development Authority Dr. Ernesto M. Perniaprograms. Part of the legislative agenda to be submitted to the LEDAC or the Le
Press Conference Of PCO Secretary Martin Andanar, Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella And Socioeconomic Planning Secretary And Director General Of The National Economic And Development Authority Dr. Ernesto M. Pernia
Office of the President - Philippines / Posted 2 days ago
programs. Part of the legislative agenda to be submitted to the LEDAC or the Legislative Executive Development and Advisory Council – well this has not been, this has been dormant in the previous administration. So, we are revitalizing and getting... Read more
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The Hindu
Search operations intensify as Italy earthquake death toll increasesworse, those codes often aren’t applied even when new buildings are built. Arm
Search operations intensify as Italy earthquake death toll increases
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
worse, those codes often aren’t applied even when new buildings are built. Armando Zambrano, the head of Italy’s National Council of Engineers, said the technology exists to reinforce old buildings and prevent such high death tolls when quakes... Read more
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chroniclelive
Cyclists call for Haddricks Mill plans to be haltedCouncillors, pressure groups and residents welcomed the announcement on Monday
Cyclists call for Haddricks Mill plans to be halted
chroniclelive / Posted 2 days ago
Councillors, pressure groups and residents welcomed the announcement on Monday that proposals to redevelop Blue House roundabout by carving up a chunk of the Town Moor would be dropped. But cyclists in the city have now demanded a second roundabout... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Aftershocks rattle Italian quake zone; toll rises to 250worse, those codes often aren't applied even when new buildings are built. Arm
Aftershocks rattle Italian quake zone; toll rises to 250
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
worse, those codes often aren't applied even when new buildings are built. Armando Zambrano, the head of Italy's National Council of Engineers, said the technology exists to reinforce old buildings and prevent such high death tolls when quakes... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Officials Pledge to Rebuild After Italy Quakeracism within ourselves," King said. (Published Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016) Arman
Officials Pledge to Rebuild After Italy Quake
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 2 days ago
racism within ourselves," King said. (Published Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016) Armando Zambrano, the head of Italy's National Council of Engineers, said the technology exists to reinforce old buildings and prevent such high death tolls when quakes... Read more
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NBC New York
Officials Pledge to Rebuild After Italy Quakeracism within ourselves," King said. (Published Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016) Arman
Officials Pledge to Rebuild After Italy Quake
NBC New York / Posted 2 days ago
racism within ourselves," King said. (Published Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016) Armando Zambrano, the head of Italy's National Council of Engineers, said the technology exists to reinforce old buildings and prevent such high death tolls when quakes... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Officials Pledge to Rebuild After Italy Quakeracism within ourselves," King said. (Published Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016) Arman
Officials Pledge to Rebuild After Italy Quake
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 2 days ago
racism within ourselves," King said. (Published Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016) Armando Zambrano, the head of Italy's National Council of Engineers, said the technology exists to reinforce old buildings and prevent such high death tolls when quakes... Read more
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NBC Washington
Officials Pledge to Rebuild After Italy Quakeracism within ourselves," King said. (Published Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016) Arman
Officials Pledge to Rebuild After Italy Quake
NBC Washington / Posted 2 days ago
racism within ourselves," King said. (Published Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016) Armando Zambrano, the head of Italy's National Council of Engineers, said the technology exists to reinforce old buildings and prevent such high death tolls when quakes... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Officials Pledge to Rebuild After Italy Quakeracism within ourselves," King said. (Published Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016) Arman
Officials Pledge to Rebuild After Italy Quake
NBC Chicago / Posted 2 days ago
racism within ourselves," King said. (Published Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016) Armando Zambrano, the head of Italy's National Council of Engineers, said the technology exists to reinforce old buildings and prevent such high death tolls when quakes... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Officials Pledge to Rebuild After Italy Quakeracism within ourselves," King said. (Published Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016) Arman
Officials Pledge to Rebuild After Italy Quake
NBC Bay Area / Posted 2 days ago
racism within ourselves," King said. (Published Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016) Armando Zambrano, the head of Italy's National Council of Engineers, said the technology exists to reinforce old buildings and prevent such high death tolls when quakes... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Aftershocks rattle Italian quake zone; toll rises to 250worse, those codes often aren’t applied even when new buildings are built. Arm
Aftershocks rattle Italian quake zone; toll rises to 250
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
worse, those codes often aren’t applied even when new buildings are built. Armando Zambrano, the head of Italy’s National Council of Engineers, said the technology exists to reinforce old buildings and prevent such high death tolls when quakes... Read more
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NBC Miami
Officials Pledge to Rebuild After Italy Quakeracism within ourselves," King said. (Published Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016) Arman
Officials Pledge to Rebuild After Italy Quake
NBC Miami / Posted 2 days ago
racism within ourselves," King said. (Published Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016) Armando Zambrano, the head of Italy's National Council of Engineers, said the technology exists to reinforce old buildings and prevent such high death tolls when quakes... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Officials Pledge to Rebuild After Italy Quakeworse, those codes often aren't applied even when new buildings are built. Arm
Officials Pledge to Rebuild After Italy Quake
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 2 days ago
worse, those codes often aren't applied even when new buildings are built. Armando Zambrano, the head of Italy's National Council of Engineers, said the technology exists to reinforce old buildings and prevent such high death tolls when quakes... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
Officials Pledge to Rebuild After Italy Quakeworse, those codes often aren't applied even when new buildings are built. Arm
Officials Pledge to Rebuild After Italy Quake
NBC Connecticut / Posted 2 days ago
worse, those codes often aren't applied even when new buildings are built. Armando Zambrano, the head of Italy's National Council of Engineers, said the technology exists to reinforce old buildings and prevent such high death tolls when quakes... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Aftershocks rattle Italian quake zone; toll rises to 250worse, those codes often aren't applied even when new buildings are built. Arm
Aftershocks rattle Italian quake zone; toll rises to 250
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 2 days ago
worse, those codes often aren't applied even when new buildings are built. Armando Zambrano, the head of Italy's National Council of Engineers, said the technology exists to reinforce old buildings and prevent such high death tolls when quakes... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
Aftershocks rattle Italian quake zone; death toll rises to 250worse, those codes often aren't applied even when new buildings are built. Arm
Aftershocks rattle Italian quake zone; death toll rises to 250
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 2 days ago
worse, those codes often aren't applied even when new buildings are built. Armando Zambrano, the head of Italy's National Council of Engineers, said the technology exists to reinforce old buildings and prevent such high death tolls when quakes... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Aftershocks rattle central Italy, death toll rises to 250worse, those codes often aren’t applied even when new buildings are built. Arm
Aftershocks rattle central Italy, death toll rises to 250
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 3 days ago
worse, those codes often aren’t applied even when new buildings are built. Armando Zambrano, the head of Italy’s National Council of Engineers, said the technology exists to reinforce old buildings and prevent such high death tolls when quakes... Read more
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The Mercury News
Calendar for the Aug. 26 Milpitas PostFire Station No. 1, 777 S. Main St. To register, visit www.ci.milpitas.ca.gov/S
Calendar for the Aug. 26 Milpitas Post
The Mercury News / Posted 3 days ago
Fire Station No. 1, 777 S. Main St. To register, visit www.ci.milpitas.ca.gov/SAFE or contact the office of emergency services at (408) 586-2801. Children can now buddy up with a furry friend and read one-on-one from a favorite book at... Read more
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The Valley Chronicle
Hemet: Weak coaches = losing teamHemet residents would pay triple that of San Jacinto and more than 10 times as
Hemet: Weak coaches = losing team
The Valley Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
Hemet residents would pay triple that of San Jacinto and more than 10 times as much per resident as Blythe, which has had a volunteer fire department for nearly a century. A couple years ago the community came together to save our century-old fire... Read more
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The Valley Chronicle
STRAIT ONto obtain a Hemet Library Card. They will either do without a card or use the f
STRAIT ON
The Valley Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
to obtain a Hemet Library Card. They will either do without a card or use the facilities of nearby libraries. If the City Council adopts any of the suggestions handed down regarding our library it will be one hell of a surprise to this... Read more
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Emery County Progress
Meeting on creating a new Emergency Medical Services agency outside county jurisdiction - August 25, 2016Castle Dale they approved the Cooperative Agreement by Public Agencies to Creat
Meeting on creating a new Emergency Medical Services agency outside county jurisdiction - August 25, 2016
Emery County Progress / Posted 3 days ago
Castle Dale they approved the Cooperative Agreement by Public Agencies to Create a New Entity to Manage Emergency Medical Services and Provide Rules of Governance. The Articles of Incorporation of the Emery County Emergency Medical System were... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
Richfield Council, officials bid farewell to service directorBy Jeff Gorman Family, friends, co-workers, Richfield Village Council and vill
Richfield Council, officials bid farewell to service director
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 3 days ago
By Jeff Gorman Family, friends, co-workers, Richfield Village Council and village officials celebrated outgoing Service Director Melanie Baker’s 24 years of service at the Aug. 16 Council meeting. Baker started working in Richfield in 1992 as... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
West Side News & NotesSept. 9 at 6 p.m. at Guy’s Party Centre, 500 E. Waterloo Road. The organizatio
West Side News & Notes
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 3 days ago
Sept. 9 at 6 p.m. at Guy’s Party Centre, 500 E. Waterloo Road. The organization’s mission is to provide supportive housing services to homeless women in Summit County who are recovering from chronic substance abuse, mental health disorders and... Read more
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Daily Record
Schoolgirl pulled alive from rubble of Italy earthquake that has killed 247to look for relatives in the devastated area. Rescue efforts were hampered by
Schoolgirl pulled alive from rubble of Italy earthquake that has killed 247
Daily Record / Posted 3 days ago
to look for relatives in the devastated area. Rescue efforts were hampered by the collapse of bridges, meaning emergency services had to get to the scene on foot. Pescara mayor Stefano Petrucci said: “All the houses have collapsed. I’ve never... Read more
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Wallaceburg Courier Press
Burn permits now availableChatham-Kent residents wishing to have a campfire in their backyards now have p
Burn permits now available
Wallaceburg Courier Press / Posted 3 days ago
Chatham-Kent residents wishing to have a campfire in their backyards now have permits available to do so. Councillors approved a new open-air burn bylaw on Monday, repealing the previous bylaw. During this year's budget, council approved the... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Rothrock receives 2016 Sauer Leadership Awardthe Community Foundation.” A recent board member at the Children and Family Re
Rothrock receives 2016 Sauer Leadership Award
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 3 days ago
the Community Foundation.” A recent board member at the Children and Family Resource Center, Rothrock has also served as a volunteer supporting the center’s Champions for Children Giving Circle. Rothrock is a supporter of the Pardee Hospital... Read more
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Daily Mirror
See moment little girl is pulled alive from rubble of Italy earthquaketo look for relatives in the devastated area. Rescue efforts were hampered by
See moment little girl is pulled alive from rubble of Italy earthquake
Daily Mirror / Posted 3 days ago
to look for relatives in the devastated area. Rescue efforts were hampered by the collapse of bridges, meaning emergency services had to get to the scene on foot. Pescara mayor Stefano Petrucci said: “All the houses have collapsed. I’ve never... Read more
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