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2 hrs ago | Patch.com

Zero Breast Cancer Celebrates Local Breast Cancer Heroes May 8th

Honorees have contributed in diverse ways including to greater understanding of breast cancer, to the healing process of women facing breast cancer, and to the greater health of the broader community.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Mill Valley, CA, San Rafael, CA, Marin County, CA, California, Opinion

7 hrs ago | Detroit News

Detroit nonprofit which funds startups through dinners may close

Soup director Amy Kaherl said her organization, which has awarded more than $67,000 to Detroit-based businesses and organizations since 2010, hasn't been able to secure additional money this year from various foundations.

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11 hrs ago | WBTV

Wellness programs grow more popular with employers

That little voice nagging you to put down the cake and lace up the running shoes is increasingly coming from your employer and is likely to grow louder with a looming change under the federal health care overhaul.

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15 hrs ago | Canada.com

Laura Siegel's Project Eleven27 honours victims of Bangladesh factory collapse

Seeing images emerge from the world's worst garment industry accident hit Laura Siegel hard - then led her to take action.

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19 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Michelle Obama, Jill Biden headline job fair

Obama and Biden are expected to be at the military post on the Kentucky-Tennessee state line on Wednesday to deliver remarks to more than 1,000 service members and military spouses and over 100 employers at the Fort Campbell Veterans Jobs Summit and Career Forum.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Bellingham Herald

City-killer asteroids might be more likely than previously believed

A global network that listens for nuclear weapons detonations detected 26 asteroids that exploded in Earth's atmosphere from 2000 to 2013, data collected by the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Organization shows.

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Related Topix: World News, Russia,

The Republic

Bon Jovi helps open low-income housing in Philly

Jon Bon Jovi's hit tune "Who Says You Can't Go Home?" took on new meaning Tuesday as the rock star cut the ribbon on a namesake housing development for low-income residents and the formerly homeless in Philadelphia.

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Related Topix: Jon Bon Jovi, Pop/Rock, Bon Jovi

Lancashire Telegraph

East Lancs patients' group starts petition after health commissioners put service out to tender

HEALTH commissioners have come under fire after deciding to invite 'profit-making' companies to bid for the GP out-of-hours contract in East Lancashire.

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Related Topix: Nursing, Medicine

Brandon Sun

Family Visions worker will vie for South Centre seat in Oct.

Kim Longstreet, an avid volunteer and longtime Brandonite, has announced she will seek the South Centre ward seat in the upcoming Brandon municipal election.

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Marietta Times

W.Va. Symphony receives grant for statewide tour

The West Virginia Symphony Orchestra has been awarded a $20,000 grant to bring live symphonic music to rural communities.

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Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, West Virginia, West Virginia Government

Brandon Sun

Leaders of prominent Cuban-American non-profit provided support for US-backed 'Cuban Twitter'

Leaders with the largest non-profit organization for young Cuban-Americans quietly provided strategic support for the federal government's secret "Cuban Twitter" program, connecting contractors with potential investors and even serving as paid consultants, The Associated Press has learned.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Joe Biden

Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Fresno Bee

The Buzz: Antonio Villaraigosa endorses Torlakson rival in state schoolsa chief race

Villaraigosa, a former Assembly speaker with a possible eye on a future governor’s race, announced his support for former charter schools executive last Thursday, calling him the “only candidate with the experience needed to bring major change to California schools.” The endorsement is not entirely unexpected: In 2006, Villaraigosa ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sacramento, CA, Education Etc.

Greenwich Citizen

GitHub Founder Resigns After Harassment Accusation, And The Woman Goes Off On Twitter

GitHub co-founder Tom Preston-Werner and his wife Theresa came under fire in March when a former GitHub employee, Julie Ann Horvath, accused them of harassment.

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Related Topix: GitHub, Twitter

National Public Radio

Gates-Funded Student Data Group To Shut Down

The head of a student data processing organization says it will shut down in the coming months following criticism that led to the recent loss of its last client - New York state.

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Related Topix: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Charitable Organizations

National Public Radio

Elizabeth Spencer Wins $30,000 Short Story Prize

The 92-year-old Spencer has won the Rea Award for lifetime achievement in short fiction, the Dungannon Foundation announced Monday.

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Related Topix: North Carolina

Sunherald.com

Treasury Secretary to visit Detroit on jobs push

An announcement about Lew's planned visit says he'll highlight the continued commitment of President Barack Obama's administration to the city's revitalization.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Daily Journal

NEA awards nearly $854K to Indiana arts groups

The National Endowment for the Arts has awarded nearly $854,000 to Indiana arts groups, with most of that money going to the Indiana Arts Commission.

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Related Topix: Indiana, National Endowment for the Arts, Charitable Organizations

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Daily Chronicle

Sycamore fire officials revved up about vintage fire engine

Sycamore Fire Preservation Company, a nonprofit organization made up of former and current members of the Sycamore Fire Department, is trying to raise $25,000 to restore a 1923 Stutz fire truck, the city's first motorized fire engine.

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Related Topix: Sycamore, IL, Fire

Daily Kos

The real IRS scandal that's costing Uncle Sam trillions

To be sure, the Republican excavation project to unearth the smoking gun proving the agency targeted right-wing " social welfare organizations " over their non-profit status will continue.

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Related Topix: Tax, US News, Reince Priebus, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Lindsey Graham

Halesowennews.co.uk

Concert set to help Oldbury centre's garden blossom.

A CONCERT is being planned to raise funds to create a sensory and wheelchair-friendly garden at an Oldbury day centre for adults with learning and physical disabilities.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home

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