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NEA awards nearly $854K to Indiana arts groups

The National Endowment for the Arts has awarded nearly $854,000 to Indiana arts groups, with most of that money going to the Indiana Arts Commission .

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Related Topix: National Endowment for the Arts, Non-Profit

Sun Apr 20, 2014

ABC News

Group Concerned for Activist Missing in Thailand

Human Rights Watch says Por Cha Lee Rakcharoen, known as "Billy," has been missing since he was detained last week in Petchaburi province's Kaengkrachan National Park.

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Related Topix: Human Rights Watch

WIAT-TV Birmingham

Brad Fox with Alachua Humane Society carries one of the dogs off the property.

Addison, a black and white pit bull, sleeps each night on her owners' bed, snuggling into the curves of their legs.

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Related Topix: Annapolis, MD, Animal Rights, Humane Society of the United States, Activism

Bradenton.com

ID, NV, UT have among highest payday loan rates

The study, released this week by the Pew Charitable Trusts, found their rates are so high mainly because they're among only seven states that impose no legal limits on them.

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Related Topix: Pew Charitable Trusts, Alexandria, VA

CBS Local

MADD, Sheriffs At Odds Over DUI Proposal

Mothers Against Drunk Driving is objecting to an abstinence-based proposal that would let judges order twice-daily breath tests instead of ignition interlock devices for repeat DUI offenders.

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Related Topix: Mothers Against Drunk Driving, Hughes County, SD

Juan Cole

Saudi Arabia arrests Thinker for Encouraging Dissent

Saudi authorities have repeatedly harassed Abu al-Khair for his human rights work, and now they've suddenly jailed him without letting him notify his family.

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Related Topix: Activism, World News, Middle East, Saudi Arabia, Human Rights Watch, US News, Liberal Political News

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Personal Finance: When choosing colleges, how to calculate the money factor.

Part of the state's California CareerZone website, it lets students create a lifestyle budget and search potential occupations, then match them with colleges that fit the student's personal and financial picture.

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Related Topix: Non-Profit, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, San Francisco, CA, UC Santa Barbara

Sat Apr 19, 2014

LiveScience

Beware the Lure of the Bunnies

KC Theisen is director of pet care issues for The Humane Society of the United States.

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Related Topix: Humane Society of the United States, Kids, Family

Greenwich Citizen

Some bird species declining in Adirondack wetlands

Data collected from 2007 to 2011 on the boreal chickadee, olive-sided flycatcher and rusty blackbird "showed high extinction probabilities in Adirondack wetlands," according to a Wildlife Conservation Society researcher's findings, recently published in the journal Northeastern Naturalist.

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Related Topix: Wildlife Conservation Society

KTVB Boise

Restoration mostly done on part of Silver Creek

The Idaho Mountain Express reports that the $1 million project to restore Kilpatrick Pond to more natural conditions is done except for replanting that's set for the next two growing seasons.

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Related Topix: Nature Conservancy

Times News

Ashes to acorns

At 11:01 Friday morning, crews from the Pennsylvania Game Commission, Bureau of Forestry and The Nature Conservancy started a small fire at State Gamelands 227 in Rush Township.

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Related Topix: Nature Conservancy, Oaks, PA

Customer Interaction Solutions

Nintendo Joins with the National Park Foundation to Support the 2014 White House Easter Egg Roll

Nintendo of America announced today that it will join with the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, to bring fun, active-play video games to the White House Easter Egg Roll.

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Related Topix: Pokemon, Nintendo, Ambrella, Video Games, Nintendo Co, Electronics, Metroid, Team Ninja, National Park Foundation, Nintendo of America

North Sound

Walk MS raises $90K in Snohomish County

Nearly 600 walkers started and ended their course at the Tulalip Amphitheatre for this year's Walk MS in Tulalip on Saturday, April 12, and while this represented a slightly smaller turnout than last year's local event, event organizers still considered it a healthy show of support given the other worthy causes close to home that are calling for ... (more)

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Related Topix: Snohomish County, WA, Tulalip, WA, Oso, WA, Medicine, Multiple Sclerosis, Health, National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Snohomish, WA

Fri Apr 18, 2014

AlertNet

U.S. court upholds cement plant emissions standards

In a loss for environmental groups, a U.S. appeals court on Friday upheld new air pollution emissions standards for cement plants that the industry supports.

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Related Topix: District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Natural Resources Defense Council, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Ramsey patrolman recognized by Mothers Against Drunk Driving

Patrolman James "Scott" Peterson is being recognized by the New Jersey Chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving for his enforcement efforts.

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Related Topix: Mothers Against Drunk Driving, Middlesex County, NJ

HON

So-Called 'Apple Shape' Not a Risk Factor for Breast Cancer: Study

Body shape -- whether a woman is wide at the waistline -- is not in itself a risk factor for breast cancer, according to a large new study.

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Related Topix: American Cancer Society

RecordNET

Fighting fire with fire

"Really, in this watershed, the taxpayers are the ones who pay," Carr said Tuesday as she looked at snags still standing in the Mokelumne River Canyon almost a decade after the 2004 Power Fire charred more than 13,000 acres.

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Related Topix: Fire, Nature Conservancy, San Francisco, CA

WAFF-TV Huntsville

Tenn. arts programs get nearly $1M in support

Tennessee arts organizations are receiving more than $995,000 in the National Endowment for the Arts' latest round of giving.

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Related Topix: Tennessee Government, Tennessee, National Endowment for the Arts

WATE-TV Knoxville

Early morning house fire in Maryville under investigation

A man who was found dead under a West Knoxville porch on Wednesday may have died from a medical condition.

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Related Topix: Maryville, TN, Knoxville, TN, National Endowment for the Arts, Blount County, TN

The Baltimore Sun

Baltimore arts groups receive more than $2.5 million in NEA grants

Nine Baltimore arts groups, including the Baltimore Museum of Art , the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and Artscape , have received a total of nearly $2.53 million in grants from the National Endowment for the Arts.

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Related Topix: National Endowment for the Arts, Entertainment

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