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3 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

New nonprofit aims to boost Michigan women's access to health care

A new nonprofit dedicated to informing Michiganders about the types of laws passed or being considered by the state Legislature that it sees as detrimental to women's access to health care will officially get off the ground today.

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Related Topix: Lansing, MI

8 hrs ago | KRNV-TV Reno

Hillary Clinton returns to San Francisco Bay Area

The former first lady, senator and secretary of state is scheduled to speak Thursday morning at a technology conference in San Francisco.

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Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

11 hrs ago | Kansas City InfoZine

The Fight for Online Anonymity and Privacy During Dragon Con

1. The campaign, online at ProjectSecretIdentity.org, is supported by a cross-fandom coalition of organizations, including: Southeastern Browncoats, a Firefly-inspired non-profit; the Harry Potter Alliance, an activism organization; the Baker Street Babes, a Sherlock Holmes fan group and podcast; Wattpad, a community of readers and writers; and the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Activism, Wattpad

15 hrs ago | Monterey County Herald

Human skull donated to Goodwill store in Texas

Police are scratching their heads trying to work out who donated a human skull to a thrift store in Austin, Texas.

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Related Topix: Austin, TX

16 hrs ago | WKBT

Dubuque County copes with loss of 4 teens

Dozens of Dubuque County community members met to discuss ways to cope with the tragedy, the Telegraph Herald reported .

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

20 hrs ago | The York Daily Record

Hanover sets date for Halloween parade; approves fire truck purchase

The event is being organized and run by the Hanover Area Jaycees, a nonprofit community service and leadership training organization.

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Related Topix: Fire, Winooski, VT

Wed Aug 27, 2014

San Bernardino County Sun

Inland Empire United Waya s AmeriCorps aims to increase number of college-bound students

Americorps members of Inland Empire United Way are aiming at increasing the number of college-bound students in the area over the next 11 months.

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Monterey County Herald

RV outside family courts offers child support help

Forget going to the food truck for lunch. Now you can get free legal advice on collecting child support from a nonprofit on wheels.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Cold cash just keeps washing in from ALS challenge

In the couple of hours it took an official from the ALS Association to return a reporter's call for comment, the group's ubiquitous "ice bucket challenge" had brought in a few million more dollars.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Ferguson, MO

WDVD-FM Detroit

Matt Damon Pours Toilet Water on Himself

Matt Damon took a different approach to the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge: He poured toilet water on himself.

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Related Topix: Science Fiction TV, V, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Comedy, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Jimmy Kimmel, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Man of Steel

Herald Gazette

Participate in "Hot Diggity Dog Day" In Support Of Spectrum ...

Purchase One Of Sully's Extraordinary Dogs For Lunch On Thursday, August 28th - Sully's Non-Profit Day! Take advantage of the lovely summer weather to stop by Sully's Extraordinary Dogs Food Cart at the corner of Pump and Main Street in Newcastle on August 28, 2014 between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Purchase a hot dog or one of its cousins with all of the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Newcastle, ME, Lincoln County, ME, Damariscotta, ME

Business Journal

Volunteers in action: Retired LG&E leader makes a difference through his work at Metro United Way

Editor's note: Business First will host its Partners in Philanthropy event , which will honor Louisville-area businesses for their financial support of local charities and philanthropic enterprises, on Tuesday, Aug. 26, at the Galt House Hotel.

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Related Topix: Life, Charity , Louisville, KY

Daily Kos

Non Profit Information: Unsafe In Any Place

Ralph Nader, despite what your electoral opinion of him may be, is onto something again in a piece over at alternet.

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Related Topix: Activism, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Marin Independent Journal

Can success of Ice Bucket Challenge be replicated?

In today's world of social media fundraising, the ALS Association has hit the megamillions jackpot -- and created a social-media model that nonprofits everywhere are anxious to exploit.

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Related Topix: George Bush, Mark Zuckerberg, Startups, Facebook, Moraga, CA

WFIE-TV Evansville

Future of old New Albany building in limbo

If you live in Southern Indiana chances are you're probably familiar with a building that's been around for more than 130 years.

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Related Topix: New Albany, IN

Cybercast News Service

2 ex-mining towns try to change their fortunes

In the Appalachian foothills of eastern Tennessee, Rocky Top and Briceville share a common heritage and a common problem: How to revive communities that once boasted bustling main streets and jobs for nearly anyone willing to mine the coal once plentiful in the deep shafts underground.

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Related Topix: Briceville, TN, Lake City, TN, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

Journal-Advocate

Newspaper staff accept ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

After being challenged last week by sister paper the Fort Morgan Times, the staff of the Journal-Advocate joined the wave of folks from all walks of life dousing themselves with ice cold water in the name of a good cause.

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Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration

Witney Gazette

Parents saddle up for charity drive to study twins disease

Laura Batt with Isabella, two, and Ryan Lewis with one-year-old Blake. Picture: OX69424 Ryan Cowan Buy this photo Laura Batt was looking forward to holding her twin babies in her arms, but was devastated when one of them died during a premature birth.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Martinsburg Journal

Proceeds from sale to help purchase service dog

Life hasn't been easy so far for Jayden Edwards, a 7-year-old with autism, but recently Edwards has found a way to turn lemons into lemonade.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Press-Telegram

Uber, Dog Vacay team up for fundraiser for dogs to take a Freedom Ridea

A Valley Village-based animal rescue group is hoping enough people will use the ride-sharing service Uber on Tuesday to help at-risk dogs receive a “Freedom Ride” to new homes in the Pacific Northwest, organizers said.

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Related Topix: Valley Village, CA, Los Angeles County, CA

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