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17 min ago | WTLV

Local veteran with PTSD lucky to have service dog

Randy and Louie are a remarkable team. In fact, the two are tethered together with a special over-the-shoulder, no-hands leash almost all the time.

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4 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

NC woman to climb Kilimanjaro to focus on diabetes

Thea Nunez will be the only American in a group of 20 people who all live with Type 1 diabetes.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Diabetes, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin

Fri Apr 18, 2014

NewsOne

Re: NewsOne Minute: PETA After First Lady Over Easter Egg Roll

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, more fondly known as PETA, is targeting first lady Michelle Obama in a new YouTube video, pleading with her to end the tradition of using real eggs in the annual White House Easter Egg Roll.

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Related Topix: Activism, Michelle Obama, Harlem (New York, NY), South Huntington, NY, Huntington, NY

The Leaf-Chronicle

First lady, Jill Biden to visit Fort Campbell

First lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden are scheduled to visit Fort Campbell next week to speak with soldiers and their families at a jobs and career fair.

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Related Topix: Michelle Obama

KXVO

Scientists and Headlining Entertainers Unite to Find a Cure for Scleroderma

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Related Topix: Dining, Genetics, Medicine

WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

Harrisonburg Man Sentenced for Providing Fatal Heroin

A Harrisonburg man, who was found guilty by a jury in May 2013, was sentenced Thursday in the United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia in Harrisonburg on heroin distribution charges.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Harrisonburg, VA, Federal Prisons, Prison

Reuters

U.S., plaintiffs reach settlement on Iran-linked New York skyscraper

The U.S. government has agreed to distribute proceeds from the sale of a Manhattan skyscraper linked to Iran to families who were affected by attacks aided by the Islamic republic, according to a court document filed Thursday.

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Examiner.com

give-n-kind

Named giveNkind the new, Gurnee-based non-profit will help charitable organizations nationwide bridge the gap between what they have and what they need to thrive.

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Related Topix: Gurnee, IL

Thu Apr 17, 2014

WTOP-FM Washington

McAuliffe, Warner donate funds tied to straw donor

Gov. Terry McAuliffe and U.S. Sen Mark Warner are donating to charity funds tied to a wealthy hotel executive and Democratic fundraiser who pleaded guilty to campaign finance violations.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat

CBS Atlanta

Laketown Wharf In Panama City Beach Hosts Warrior Beach Retreat

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Related Topix: Panama City Beach, FL

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Illinois gives early OK to $100M for Obama museum

Even though Chicago is where Barack Obama got his start in politics, first lady Michelle Obama grew up and the Obamas still call their hometown, state and local officials aren't taking for granted that the Windy City will land the president's official library.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Illinois, Illinois Government, Michelle Obama, US House of Representatives, Rahm Emanuel

Long Island Business News

Ex-Google CEO to advise on NYS school tech spending

Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt has been appointed to advise New York on how to spend a proposed $2 billion for technology upgrades in schools.

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Related Topix: WebMD

WANE-TV Fort Wayne

Community Foundation leverages 100th anniversary to help five nonprofits

The "Let's Give, Allen County" campaign celebrates the 100th anniversary of Community Foundations by helping five local nonprofit organizations make strides towards a specific dream.

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Related Topix: Allen County, IN, Fort Wayne, IN

The Daily Freeman-Journal

Leaning in the digital age

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.

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

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