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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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

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.


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


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.


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.


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."



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.


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.


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

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.


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


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.


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

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Film that tells story of a Muslim woman hero to be screened in Dallas April 26

Ever had an opinion about Muslim women ? I bet you did! Well here is another example of Muslim women that shaped history.


Related Topix: Religion, Islam

Tallahassee Democrat

'25 Women' apply their talents in nonprofit work

I attended the Tallahassee Democrat's celebration of the 25 Women You Need to Know for 2014 and at some point in the evening became almost completely speechless.


Related Topix: Tallahassee, FL, Leon County, FL, Taylor County, FL


Iowa West Grants Benefit Groups On Both Sides Of River

Twenty-two nonprofit groups in eastern Nebraska and western Iowa are benefiting from $4.2 million in grants from the Iowa West Foundation.


Related Topix: Pottawattamie County, IA

CBS Local

Global Nonprofit Backs Miami Tech Start Up

The founders of a Miami-based tech company have been chosen by the global nonprofit group Endeavor to be on their list of high-impact entrepreneurs.


Related Topix: Hardcore, Endeavor

All Breed Rescue VT goes to bat for a dog named Joe Kool

All Breed Rescue founded in 1996 is a 501c3 non profit organization. They are located in South Burlington, VT and are dedicated to saving dogs regardless of age, breed, health or behavioral condition from high-kill shelters in the South and placing them in loving homes in Vermont.


Related Topix: South Burlington, VT, Burlington, VT

How a Smartphone App Helps Ensure Tsunami Warnings

On the islands of Hawaii, public officials face a unique problem in maintaining the tsunami sirens.


Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Daily Advertiser


After legislation controlling privately funded travel for members of Congress was passed in 2007, in the wake of an influence-peddling scandal, the number of such trips dropped by two-thirds.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Charles Boustany, Representative John Fleming, Representative Steve Scalise, Opinion


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