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3 hrs ago | The Marion Star

Activists continue fight year after Zimmerman verdict

A year after a jury acquitted George Zimmerman of murdering Trayvon Martin, the trial's outcome clearing the former neighborhood watch volunteer is a source of ongoing activism and debate.

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Related Topix: Activism, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Life, Self Defense

3 hrs ago | USA Today

Activists continue fight year after Zimmerman verdict

A year after a jury acquitted George Zimmerman of murdering Trayvon Martin, the trial's outcome clearing the former neighborhood watch volunteer is a source of ongoing activism and debate.

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Related Topix: Activism, Sanford, FL, Criminal Defense Law, Law

5 hrs ago | Post and Courier

Berkeley County taking stock of lakes, forests and other green spaces

Berkeley County wants to protect what makes it special before it's paved over or cleared for condos and strip malls.

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Related Topix: Berkeley County, SC

Sat Jul 12, 2014

CBC News

Pushup flash mob for iHuman Youth Society breaks out downtown

Many people strolling through the Downtown Farmer's Market on 104th Street had the chance to witness quite the sight.

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'Glencoe Under the Stars' raises $80,000 for Family Service of Glencoe

Glencoe Under the Stars Benefiting: Family Service of Glencoe Location: Falk Park in Glencoe Date: June 7 Attending: 375 Raised: $80,000 Website: familyserviceofglencoe.org Glencoe's lush Kalk Park provided a picturesque and homey backdrop for Family Service of Glencoe's annual benefit "Glencoe Under the Stars" on June 7 where more than 375 FSG ... (more)

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Business Journal

Hawaii nonprofit experts see pros and cons to diversifying revenue: Slideshow

Pacific Business News' panel of nonprofit experts, from left, Stephan Jost, director, Honolulu Museum of Art; Joan Naguwa, executive director, HUGS ; Claire Shimabukuro, executive director, Hawaii Meals on Wheels; Kelvin Taketa, president and CEO, Hawaii Community Foundation; and Lisa Maruyama, president and CEO of the Hawaii Alliance of Nonpofit ... (more)

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Monterey County Herald

Monterey County Fairgrounds foundation loses nonprofit status

People make their way through the Castroville Artichoke Food and Wine Festival at the Monterey County Fairgrounds in May. The Monterey County Fair Heritage Foundation had its nonprofit status revoked by the Internal Revenue Service in May 2013, according to the IRS database.

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Related Topix: Monterey County, CA, Tax

National Public Radio

How Private Colleges Are Like Cheap Sushi

In New York City's East Village, there are a number of hole-in-the-wall spots that advertise sushi at 50 percent off.

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Related Topix: Marketing, University of Minnesota, Social Security, Personal Finance

Press-Telegram

Seafarers Center at the Port of Long Beach is a home away from home for merchant mariners

Crew member from China, Gu Xing Lei, left, takes a photo of the front of the International Seafarers Center, in the Port of Long Beach.

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Related Topix: Long Beach, CA, Sri Lanka, World News, Asia

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Denver Post

Denver's new Union Station Great Hall Gala a million-dollar affair

At $1,000 a pop, admission to Friday night's Great Hall Gala was possibly the most expensive ticket in Denver charity-function history.

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Related Topix: Denver, CO, US Politics, US News, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, US House of Representatives

Post and Courier

After-school program Wings receives $410,000 grant

Wings, a nonprofit after-school program for low-income children in the Charleston area, has received a $410,000 grant.

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC, Family, Kids, Education Etc., College of Charleston, University of Virginia

The Arizona Republic

Immigrant community rallies after fire kills 7

Soben Pin wept as she tried to express her sorrow Friday over a fire that claimed the lives of five members of a Cambodian family and displaced dozens more in Massachusetts.

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NJ.com

Victim of fatal fire in Downtown Jersey City remembered as 'delightful,' 'hard-working'

Stephanie Britton, who lived with her parents in a two-story row home at 296 Fifth St., died in the blaze that started in the building's basement.

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Related Topix: Jersey City, NJ

Lancashire Telegraph

Blackburn students post IQ Test scores higher than Albert Einstein

The St Bede's RC High School students took part in the MENSA test which measures intelligence by looking for competence in a range of areas.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

Tri-cityherald.com

Smartphone app to help in Detroit fight vs. blight

By contributing photos and updated information about derelict properties, the public will be able to help keep the Motor City Mapping project database current, the Detroit Free Press reported .

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The Daily Caller

Republican Congressman Files For Lois Lerner's Arrest

Texas Republican Rep. Steve Stockman filed a resolution calling for the arrest of former IRS official Lois Lerner over the Internal Revenue Service nonprofit targeting scandal Thursday.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Steve Stockman, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Boehner, Texas Government, Texas, Tax

Marietta Times

Kasich visits Miba facility in Morgan Co.; JobsOhio grants $50,000

McCONNELSVILLE-Gov. John Kasich visited Southeast Ohio Thursday to officially announce the expansion of an international company with a base in McConnelsville.

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Related Topix: McConnelsville, OH, Ohio, US Governors, John Kasich, Morgan County, OH

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Forbes.com

6 Ways To Cut The Costs Of Your Study Abroad Program

When recent Cornell University graduate Evan McElwain, 21, interviewed for his current job at a major financial firm, the first topic of discussion wasn't his expert knowledge of the markets or opinions on quantitative easing.

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Related Topix: Cornell University

Business Journal

Hawaii solar firm RevoluSun cuts back significantly on nonprofit giving

Eric Carlson, a principal of Honolulu-based RevoluSun, seen in this file photo, said his company is cutting back on nonprofit giving because of a drop in business due to a slowing of the industry.

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Related Topix: Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Hawaiian Electric Industries

KOLN-TV Lincoln

NFB Foundation for Agriculture Creates Tornado Disaster Relief Fund

Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture has launched, a Tornado Disaster Relief Fund to provide emergency and residual help to farmers and ranchers in Northeast Nebraska and other areas across the state affected by recent tornadoes.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Nebraska, Nebraska Government

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