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2 hrs ago | The Daily Freeman-Journal

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Webster City Middle School has been approved as a Certified Common Sense School.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, Webster City, IA, Education Etc.

6 hrs ago | The Olympian

Veterans open up, learn to tell stories under Red Badge Project

The lifetimes that brought a group of injured and wounded soldiers to a Joint Base Lewis-McChord writing program this spring contained the makings for many screenplays.

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Related Topix: Horror Movies, Thriller, Top Gun, Western, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Alien³, Science Fiction Movies, Tom Skerritt, University of Washington Tacoma, University of Washington

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Lincoln County News

Newcastle Fire Company Buys New Rescue Vehicle

Newcastle firefighters participated in driver training for the recently purchased 2001 International 4700 rescue vehicle April 15. From left to right, firefighters Luke Velho, Zach Gilbert, Samantha Hatch, junior firefighter Miranda Meserve and firefighter Luke Kostenbader.

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Related Topix: Fire, Newcastle, ME, Damariscotta, ME

KXVO

Holland America Line Makes $100,000 Donation To The Desmond Tutu Peace Foundation

The donation follows Tutu's appearance as a special guest lecturer on a segment of ms The DTPF celebrates young people 17-22 who are changing the world as the next generation of peace makers in the U.S. The goal of the foundation is to teach one million young people the power of peace within, peace between, and peace among all people.

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Related Topix: Cruise Lines, Holland America Line

The Modesto Bee

Tulsa's mental health agency changes name, expands

The association's name change and expansion comes after the recent closure of its Oklahoma City-based counterpart, the Mental Health Association of Central Oklahoma.

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Related Topix: Modesto, CA

WIVB-TV Buffalo

Foundation: NYS sees huge improvement in tax climate

The Washington-based Tax Foundation says recent changes in New York law would raise the state's corporate tax climate ranking from 25th to fourth best in the nation, while inching its overall ranking from last place to 48th, ahead of New Jersey and California.

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Related Topix: Weird

WKRN

Bookkeeper accused of pocketing thousands from non-profit

The former bookkeeper for a non-profit organization is accused of pocketing thousands of dollars after a two year investigation.

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Related Topix: Life, Charity , Montgomery County, TN, Clarksville, TN

Business Journal

Dave Duffield's nonprofit kills plans for $45M animal rescue shelter in Pleasanton

Maddie's Fund, a foundation that aims to save dogs and cats, scrapped its plan to build a state-of-art, 90,000-square-foot animal shelter in a Pleasanton office building.

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Related Topix: Workday, Startups, PeopleSoft, Software

Tue Apr 15, 2014

WIGM-AM Medford

Country Star Jerrod Niemann Establishes Free the Music Non Profit

Good music x a good cause! Country star Jerrod Niemann has unveiled his new nonprofit charity, Free the Music USA , dedicated to collecting used instruments and giving them to children in need.

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Related Topix: Jerrod Niemann, Country, Entertainment

Athens Banner-Herald

Houston Co. Habitat for Humanity hampered by gunfire, crime

A Habitat for Humanity official says that gunfire and gang graffiti are hurting the nonprofit's efforts to build homes for people in a central Georgia city.

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Related Topix: Houston County, GA, Warner Robins, GA

American Banker

Nonprofit Develops Financial Reporting System for CDFIs

CARS Inc. and others in the CDFI industry hope that making financial data easier to obtain will spur more people to invest in the sector.

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Sys-Con Media

Most Americans incorrectly believe wind speeds determine hurricane evacuation

The survey found that a vast majority of Americans, 84 percent, mistakenly base their life or death evacuation decisions on the hurricane category and/or wind speed.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Tornado, Weather, Hurricane Ike

SanLuisObispo.com

Court overturns 1 SEC conflict minerals provision

The appeals court says the requirement violates the free speech rights of companies that must inform the Securities and Exchange Commission and publicize on their websites that any of their products have not been found to be free of mineral conflicts.

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Related Topix: Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law

EDGE

Dining Out For Life Benefits AIDS Project Rhode Island

Restaurants across Rhode Island will be participating in Dining Out for Life, Thursday, April 24, benefitting AIDS Project Rhode Island.

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Rhode Island, Entertainment, Drama, Television, East Greenwich, RI

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter

IRS chief: New rule on the way for tax-exempt groups

The Internal Revenue Service is prepared to rewrite a proposed rule regulating the political activities of nonprofit groups to address complaints from the right and left that it goes too far, IRS Commissioner John Koskinen said Monday.

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Related Topix: Tax, US News, Tea Party, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat

WKYC-TV Cleveland

Snowden says Pulitzer Prize is a 'vindication'

National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden says giving the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service to those who reported on the U.S. government's sweeping surveillance efforts is "vindication."

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CNN

At fire scene, she rescues the pet

Hazel Donnelly was taking her husband to the doctor when they got a call that their apartment building was on fire.

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Related Topix: Fire, World News

The Kingman Daily Miner

FIDO bags will help Kingman Fire Department with pet rescues

JC AMBERLYN/Miner Fire Prevention Specialist Mac Nelson and Battalion Chief Bill Johnston, both of the Kingman Fire Department, demonstrate the use of FIDO equipment with a reluctant participant.

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Related Topix: Fire, Golden Valley, AZ, Kingman, AZ

Examiner.com

The history of slavery in the Atlantic and the Caribbean is uncovered bit by bit

The National Endowment for the Humanities recently announced that they will provide a three-year grant to enable archaeologists at Monticello - the home of Thomas Jefferson, near Charlottesville, Virginia - to collaborate with the home of Andrew Jackson, called The Hermitage , near Nashville, Tennessee.

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Anthropology, Science, Charlottesville, VA

WHTC

Lawyers start mining the Medicare data for clues t...

Within hours of the U.S. government's unprecedented release last week of a trove of Medicare billing data, a small fraternity of lawyers who specialize in representing whistleblowers in healthcare fraud cases began to mobilize.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Employment / Labor Law

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