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Bridge of Books founder is named NJ HeroBridge of Books founder is...

First Lady Mary Pat Christie named Bridge of Books Foundation founder and executive director Abby Daly the fourth New Jersey Hero of 2014.

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Related Topix: New Jersey, East Orange, NJ, Orange, NJ, Rumson, NJ

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Town Talk

Many roads, bridges in rural America in disrepair

Six states have 30% or more of their major rural roads with pavement in poor condition, and in five states, at least one-fifth of rural bridges are structurally deficient, a report released Thursday by a non-profit transportation group says.

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Related Topix: Connecticut, Connecticut Government, West Virginia, West Virginia Government, Virginia, Virginia Government, US Politics, US News, Dave Camp, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Tom Corbett

Examiner.com

Purpose for Women on Senior Agenda with Lisa Stockdale, Thursday 10am

Thank you to Senior Agenda for the opportunity to connect with the community to raise awareness and funds for our organization online fundraiser ending July 20th.

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Related Topix: Life, Charity , Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

The News-Gazette

Director resigns from Downtown Danville post

Downtown Danville Inc. officials announced Wednesday that the organization's executive director, Dana Schaumburg, resigned on Tuesday to take another job.

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ABC News

Clinton Under Fire For Hefty Fees

Hillary Clinton insists that she donates fees for giving speeches at colleges and universities but still has not released documents to back up her claims.

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Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Media, Fox Filmed Entertainment, Bill Clinton, History in the News, Entertainment, Drama, Television

Merced Sun-Star

Secondhand smoke as harmful to pets as people

When she was told he had cancer, she knew to blame her heavy smoking, an addiction she couldn't kick until after her pet died.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Smoking, Lymphoma, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY

800-CEO-READ Blog

Thinker in Residence: John Hope Bryant

John Hope Bryant is today responsible for more than $1.5 billion of private capital supporting low-wealth home ownership, small businesses, entrepreneurship and community development investments through Operation HOPE in under-served communities across the U.S., as well as investments in financial literacy programs and financial dignity education ... (more)

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WTLV

Firehouse Subs joins Operation Orion fundraising efforts

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Firehouse Subs is joining Operation Orion to rally the community to raise funds for the local non-profit, K9s for Warriors.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Elephant cries after being rescued

The worn down animal was rescued by Wildlife S.O.S. after he was captured in the wild as a calf and kept as a working elephant on the streets of India for most of his life.

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Related Topix: World News, India,

Business Journal

Habitat Buffalo searches for new exec director, volunteers

With more than 250 homes under its belt, Habitat for Humanity Buffalo has plans to double its activity level over the next five years, and it's looking for a new executive director to lead the effort.

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Related Topix: Buffalo, NY, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Journal and Courier

Could you give up Facebook for 99 days?Could you give up Facebook for ...

Could you give up Facebook for 99 days? Facebook users are experimenting with the giant social network by quitting for 99 days.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software

CBS News

Intel, Samsung team up on Internet of Things

A handful of tech-industry heavyweights including Intel, Broadcom, and Samsung Electronics on Tuesday unveiled a new nonprofit group called the Open Interconnect Consortium, or OIC, with the mission to develop standards and certification for devices involved in the Internet of Things.

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Related Topix: Startups, Wind River Systems

The Star Press

International students flock to U.S. high schools

Che Sun of China listens during math class at Newcomb Central School in Newcomb, N.Y., in Februrary.

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Related Topix: Newcomb, NY, Standardized Testing, Education

The Macon Telegraph

Cancer rate for MN tribal members disproportionate

A recent tribal survey found that 59 percent of Minnesota's American Indians smoke.

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Related Topix: Cancer, Medicine

Silicon Alley Insider

Zuckerberg: My Plan To Bring The Internet To Poor Countries Could Save Children's Lives

Mark Zuckerberg published an essay in the Wall Street Journal on Monday on why he thinks it's so important to bring the internet to the whole planet, particularly the poorest nations.

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Related Topix: Mark Zuckerberg, Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Medicine, Malaria, Health

Contra Costa Times

Hometown Hero: Antioch woman tireless in her passion to help others

After spending much of her early life overcoming societal hurdles, Carmen Aguilar-Ochoa has worked tirelessly to smooth the path for others.

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Related Topix: Antioch, CA, Family, Teenagers, Pittsburg, CA

Mon Jul 07, 2014

WHAS11

Eastern Kentucky gets $1 million grant

A national community service organization is investing $1 million in eastern Kentucky to help the region recover from the downturn in the coal industry.

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Related Topix: Eastern, KY, US Governors, Steve Beshear

Inside Bay Area

Richmond teens cross country for SAT prep program

El Cerrito High School incoming junior Ciara Dossman, 16, Kennedy High School incoming juniors Quelane Levi, 15, Geramani Martin, 16, and Izabel Rodriguez, 16, left to right, are photographed at the For Richmond headquarters in Richmond, Calif., on Thursday, July 3, 2014.

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Related Topix: Richmond, CA, Standardized Testing, Education, Education Etc., Spelman College, Contra Costa County, CA

News12.com

Local nonprofit Swim Strong Foundation helps Brooklyn promote water safety

A series of drownings have occurred in Brooklyn already this summer, the most recent being Ruhshona Kurbonova, a 2-year-old girl who drowned in Prospect Park Lake over the weekend.

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Related Topix: Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY

Business Journal

Accenture launches summer internship programs in San Antonio

The lobby of Accenture's office in San Antonio, converted from an Albertson's store.

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Related Topix: Alliance Tech, Education Etc.

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