Monthly Archives: July 2022

AARP Hawai’i Accepting Nominations for Community Service Award

July 31, 2022, 11 a.m. HST * Updated July 31, 10:19 a.m. AARP Hawai’i wants to honor volunteers dedicated to community service. The organization is now accepting nominations for its 2022 Andrus Community Service Award. The award honors volunteers aged 50 and over who share their experience, talent and skills …

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Why dangerous content thrives on Kenyan social media

Comment this story Comment NAIROBI — The shooter approaches from behind, raising a gun to his victim’s head. He pulls the trigger and “pop”, a lifeless body slumps forward. The gunshot cuts to another execution, and another. The video was posted on Facebook, in a large group of al-Shabab and …

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Chinese digital loan sharks spread wings in India: report

New Delhi: Chinese criminal syndicates and gangs are running illegal scam operations in India. Several such cases of digital loan sharks have been uncovered in the recent past and it is believed that the scale of such illegal activities has increased over time. Recently, a case of a so-called “Chinese …

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Government plan aims to stop HIV transmission in New Zealand by 2032

The Ministry of Health has announced an ambitious plan to eradicate HIV transmission within a decade. Photo from doctor’s office file. (Source: istock.com) The draft 2022 HIV action plan, released for consultation on Saturday, sets out a roadmap to reduce new HIV infections, reduce mortality, tackle stigma and improve outcomes …

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Inmates help supplement the job market in the Alabama community

By MICHAEL WETZEL, The Decatur Daily DECATUR, Ala. (AP) – Using trusted inmates to fill local business vacancies in a tight labor market has helped employers, provided money for paying fines or restitution, and benefited prison budgets of the county, but inmates must follow strict rules. rules for remaining eligible …

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Kenya launches 2050 calculator to advance climate change mitigation in East Africa

Kenya’s Ministry of Energy, the British High Commission in Nairobi and Strathmore University have jointly launched the Kenya Carbon Reduction Toolkit (KCERT 2050), an energy and emissions model on measure to help Kenya achieve its climate goals. The interactive energy model – the first in East Africa – was produced …

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Monkeypox in San Francisco: City declares state of emergency as ‘epicenter of the country’

San Francisco Mayor London Breed announced a state of emergency on Thursday over the growing number of monkeypox cases in the city. The legal action, which takes effect Monday, August 1, allows officials to mobilize personnel and resources and reduce red tape to anticipate the growing public health crisis. City …

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Types of life insurance in India – Forbes Advisor INDIA

Buying a life insurance policy is one of the best and most responsible decisions you can make. A life insurance policy ensures that your loved ones are not left without a financial support system in the event of their death. It can also help you accumulate wealth to fulfill your …

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UMass Chan Community Garden hits home food insecurity hard

Walk around campus on Thursdays at noon this summer and you’ll see a hive of activity on a small patch of land adjacent to the volleyball and basketball courts, which since 2019 has been home to the UMass Chan Community Garden. MD and Ph.D. students Claire Branley, Emma Holt, and …

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Kenyan presidential debate turns into solo performance

Nairobi— With Kenya’s elections less than two weeks away, millions of Kenyans watched a one-man presidential debate on Tuesday. Vice President William Ruto appeared solo after his main opponent, Raila Odinga, refused to participate in the live event. Ruto had the stage to himself for 90 minutes to answer questions …

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City Council Petition on Exorbitant Payday Loans | letters to the editor

Payday loans are small amount loans that mature on a borrower’s next payday. In Blue Earth County, the average payday loan size in 2021 was $355, and the cost of borrowing that amount for two weeks was compounded at a staggering 294% APR. That exorbitant interest rate could be overlooked …

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New report ranks Iowa second nationally for health care

(The Center Square) – Iowa is the second-best state in the nation for health care, according to new research from MoneyGeek. The personal finance technology company analyzed the data to form composite scores including health outcomes, cost and access. Iowa ranks second nationally, with a score of 95.4, to leader …

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Digitization of Saccos to facilitate financial access – experts

The Coordinator of Operation Wealth Creation (OWC) at the Ministry of Finance, Colonel Ronald Rubare, said that the digital bank Co+ (cooperative bank) will promote financial inclusion for all people across the country when planning governmental. “For six years we have been fighting for financial inclusion where everyone can be …

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30% of monkeypox SF cases among the Latinx community

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — New data from the San Francisco Department of Public Health shows that monkeypox circulates disproportionately among the Latinx population. KRON4 spoke with the Latino Task Force, who say this is another health crisis hitting their community first. According to the health department, the latest monkeypox data …

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Kenya halves sugar imports in June 2022

Goods Kenya halves sugar imports in June 2022 Tuesday, July 26, 2022 Sugar imports at the port of Mombasa. FILE PHOTO | NMG Kenya cut its sugar imports nearly in half in June from the previous month, with cane production jumping 11% during the reporting period. Data from the Sugar …

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5 instant same day online cash advance loans without bad credit check in 2022

Many people have reserved nothing for the proverbial rainy days. For this reason, cash advances are a popular solution to unplanned expenses, as they give you the financial freedom you need when you’re in a tight spot. With so many cash advance loans available, it can feel like a guessing …

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Tools and strategies for successful scaling up of TB preventive treatment

On July 26, 2022, the WHO Global Program on HIV, Hepatitis and STIs and the Global Tuberculosis Programme, together with the Global Fund, are hosting an independent virtual event affiliated with the AIDS 2022 Conference. date and time July 26, 2022 | 12:00 p.m.–1:30 p.m. CEST (6:00 a.m.–7:30 a.m. EDT) …

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2022 World Championships in Athletics Medal Counts (up to Day 9): USA, Ethiopia and Kenya add 2 medals each as multiple countries win first medals

At the end of the penultimate day of the World Championships in Athletics, the United States still holds a solid lead in total medals and gold medal tally. The Americans added another gold with a narrow win in the women’s 4×100-metre relay. They also won a silver medal in the …

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Column: Housing for formerly homeless Angelenos healthcare aides

Dr Heidi Behforouz had just encountered a critically ill patient in her apartment – a 58-year-old man who was hospitalized four times in six weeks – and now she was in the lobby of the building. Through the window, the dump lives up to its name. Three men were sprawled …

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Our View: Food Recovery Program a Win-Win | editorial

Thumbs up to the nonprofit South Central Minnesota Food Recovery for expanding their organization, working with more groups and providing more food to those in need. Natasha Frost, owner of Wooden Spoon, started collecting leftovers from organizations and restaurants to give to those in need three years ago. More recently, …

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“Each woman can create 10 jobs. One million = 10 million jobs’

Nita Kejriwal: On average, a federation at the cluster level has 30 village organizations, 450 self-help groups (SHGs) and 5,000 members. It aims to build capacity, empowerment and self-help. We are trying to develop 1,500 model cluster federations to become dump sites for other cluster federations. These already engage in …

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COVID-19 community spread ‘high’ in Hamilton County

CINCINNATI – As Cincinnati prepares for a busy weekend downtown, local health officials are reminding residents and visitors of the importance of wearing a mask to protect against a recent spike in COVID-19 cases in Hamilton County. What do you want to know The CDC has changed the community spread …

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The First Lady of Kenya will continue to engage in charity through Beyond Zero

First Lady Margaret Kenyatta has pledged to continue to engage in charity work through her Beyond Zero initiative beyond her tenure as First Lady of the Republic of Kenya. The First Lady said Beyond Zero will continue to leverage its partnerships to address gender inequalities, maternal health, and support …

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The payday loan initiative won’t put Michigan up for election, the recruiters rule

DELTA TOWNSHIP, MI — Michigan’s November vote will include no legislative initiatives after the state’s top electoral commission ruled that a proposal to crack down on predatory payday loans failed to attract enough signatures. The Board of State Canvassers voted 4-0 to accept the Bureau of Elections’ recommendation that Michiganders …

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Biden administration revamps health department to create independent pandemic division

The Biden administration has revamped its health department to create an independent division that will focus exclusively on the country’s response to pandemics and health emergencies. Sources told The Washington Post on Wednesday that the move will see the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, better known …

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Would you buy your skincare from a membership club?

The working title of one of the products in the Soho House group’s new skincare range was “Game Face”. Although the cream ended up being called “24/7 Treatment”, the moniker says a lot about what the team at Soho House aimed to deliver. And what a cohort of hard-working, hard-playing …

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GM strengthens local community with grants to nonprofits – Macomb Daily

General Motors on Wednesday awarded $160,000 in community grants to eight local nonprofit organizations during a special presentation at the GM Technical Center in Warren. The grants are part of GM’s Community Impact Grants program, established in 2010, and focus on STEM education, road and vehicle safety, community development and …

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How much does it cost to train as a pilot in Kenya

All over the world, aviation is considered one of the most prestigious careers and requires intense training and is only offered in specialized institutions. In Kenya, obtaining a pilot’s license obliges the interested person to attend special schools where they are taught the trade of piloting. According to data from …

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People with both HIV and hepatitis B could receive better care

Less than 10% of HIV-positive people are properly vaccinated against hepatitis B virus (HBV), although they are more vulnerable, according to a study presented at this year’s Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI 2022) . Meanwhile, another study published in Clinical Infectious Diseases found that people living with both …

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Michigan Campaign to Curb Short Signatures for Payday Loans

LANSING – State election officials say a campaign to limit payday loans did not yield enough valid signatures to qualify for the November election. Michiganders for Fair Lending submitted approximately 392,000 signatures on June 1 for the initiated bill. But the Bureau of Elections, in a report issued to the …

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How Unconscious Feelings About Ourselves Lead to Scapegoating

Comment this story Comment Scapegoating – the projection of unwarranted blame – can often occur in everyday life. It happens in troubled homes where members shame a family scapegoat rather than look at the true nature of their frustrations. Political leaders can direct voters’ fears towards a single target: immigrants. …

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Community grants available through Caring Foundation | News, Sports, Jobs

The Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota (BCBSND) Caring Foundation will provide a limited number of one-year annual grants of up to $50,000 to communities and organizations in North Dakota working to support the well-being and community prevention. The goal of Caring For Communities’ SPARK (Strengthening People, …

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Kenya drops from list of top 10 suppliers to UN agencies

Market News Kenya drops from list of top 10 suppliers to UN agencies Tuesday, July 19, 2022 The United Nations headquarters in New York. PICTURES | PA Procurement of United Nations (UN) agencies by Kenyan companies fell by 7.9 billion shillings last year, pushing the country out of first place, …

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Cryptocurrency is a threat to the Black community

“The future is Crunk!” declares a digital recreation of a young LeBron James in the ubiquitous television commercial promoting Crypto.com. That means hype. Wild. Exciting. Cryptocurrency is hot, especially for African Americans. I’m still trying to figure it out. The online Oxford Dictionary defines “cryptocurrency” as “a digital currency that …

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Roche launches innovative dual antigen and antibody

Elecsys HCV Duo is the first commercially available immunoassay that allows the simultaneous and independent determination of the antigenic and antibody status of the hepatitis C virus (HCV). The Elecsys HCV Duo immunoassay allows much earlier diagnosis of active HCV infection, leading to earlier appropriate patient care to arrest both …

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Meet Margaret Alva, Former Governor and Now Opposition Vice Presidential Candidate

Veteran Congress Leader and former Union Minister Margaret Alva is the opposition candidate for the vice-presidential election. The 80-year-old leader was nominated as the opposition candidate for the August 6 elections after leaders of 17 opposition parties met at the residence of Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Sharad Pawar. Margaret …

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Blue Mountain Community College faculty union files labor grievances over layoffs

Supporters of the Blue Mountain Community College faculty union rallied at a June board meeting to protest the job cuts. After the college made layoffs, the union filed 10 grievances in an effort to restore the positions. Antonio Sierra / OPB Blue Mountain Community College finished laying off five full-time …

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Kenya’s Kuruwitu corals are back, thanks to local conservation campaign |

Kuruwitu beach in Kenya is quiet. Sparkling sandy beaches complement the clear blue water and the familiar smell of sand and sea salt fills the air. Ten years ago, the villagers noticed dwindling fish stocks and decided to create a conservation area with the help of like-minded partners. Dickson Gereza …

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Uganda: People with disabilities living with HIV/AIDS want better community care and jobs

Disabled people living with HIV/AIDS in Kampala have denounced the strong centralization of HIV care services in urban areas, the stigmatization and the lack of jobs which have made life unbearable for them. These remarks came as the Tunaweza Foundation, an NGO that works in communities to improve equal opportunities …

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Everything you need to know about the fastest Bundelkhand highway | Lucknow News

LUCKNOW: Ready for launch on Saturday, along 296 km Bundelkhand Highway will be the sixth e-way in Uttar Pradesh. Dedicated to the people by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at an official ceremony in Orai, the highway promises to change the fate of people in the region notorious for backwardness, poverty …

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A Democrat-funded Super PAC has launched television commercials attacking Bob Stefanowski

HARTFORD, Conn. (WFSB) – A super PAC funded by the Democratic Governor’s Association has begun television commercials attacking Bob Stefanowski. Two more PACs could spend millions on ads attacking Governor Lamont. We have more than three months before the November elections, but negative ads have already begun. PAC funds will …

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Raleigh Mayor Faces 2 Critical Challengers to City’s Community Engagement :: WRAL.com

By Joe Fisher, WRAL reporter Raleigh, North Carolina — Tackling the rising cost of living and increasing the number of affordable housing options are high on the priority list of the three candidates who want to be mayors of the city of Raleigh. Incumbent Mary-Ann Baldwin will face DaQuanta Copeland …

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Kenya loses bid to host 2025 World Championships in Athletics

Nairobi – Kenya’s hopes of hosting the World Senior Athletics Championships for the first time have been dashed after World Athletics announced that Tokyo would host the 2025 edition. Kenya had made a bid to host the 2025 showpiece, but World Athletics boss Sebastian Coe said in a statement that …

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Develop an overdraft fee strategy before Washington does

Because it makes for big political talk, lawmakers are fueling the idea of ​​reinstating price controls on financial institutions and the fees they charge for overdrafts and insufficient funds (NSF) fees. While the practices of some banks and credit unions to maximize their fee income through transaction booking strategies are …

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A Foot Soldier in the Battle Against HIV/AIDS – San Francisco Bay Times

By Joanie Juster– It seems that I have the reputation of being a volunteer. But it has not always been so. Sure, I volunteered in high school and college, mostly for events and fundraisers. I didn’t yet know how to get involved in political causes or movements. Then, when I …

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Mexican network smuggles abortion drugs to American women

The drug, an FDA-approved two-drug combination, had traveled through the interior of Mexico in the previous days, handled by a clandestine network of some 30 organizations in the country. Since the United States Supreme Court struck down Roe v. Wade, the network moved an average of 100 doses across the …

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Community Message: Kohl’s and Alverno College Announce Kohl Scholars for 2022-23

Editor’s note: Community posts are where community announcements and event posts are posted. If you have a community-focused event that you think our readers would be interested in, please submit it here. Today, Alverno College and Kohl’s (NYSE: KSS) announce the recipients of the Kohl’s Scholars for the 2022-23 academic …

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Government issues horticultural quality label to ensure food safety

Consumers of fresh produce will benefit from high-quality food, thanks to local value chains that have complied with government-sponsored and other global standards. Local food businesses are also growing from the broader market as consumers continue to rise following the growth of the middle class and rapid urbanization in the …

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ACE sued over costly debt restructuring strategies

Payday lender ACE Cash Express has been accused by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) of withholding free repayment alternatives from its customers. As a result of ACE’s activities, borrowers who were eligible for free repayment plans were allegedly charged hundreds or thousands of dollars in debt restructuring fees. It …

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Resistant UTIs are common; US doubles monkeypox testing

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Health Ratings | News, Sports, Jobs

MAMMOGRAMMS GO MOBILE: Joanie Abdu Comprehensive Breast Care Center’s mobile mammography unit was established to provide the most accurate prevention, early detection, diagnostic and support services in the region, The state-of-the-art mobile unit uses the same high-quality technology and equipment to perform mammography that can be found at …

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Kneaded Provisions Community Bakes in South Bristol

Kneaded Provisions recently opened for their second season in South Bristol. (Photo courtesy of Kneaded Provisions) On June 23, Kneaded Provisions, the South Bristol-based all-in-one cafe, bakery and country store, opened for its second summer. Owned by Sara Mitchell and Jennifer Keegan and managed by Kara Keegan, the store has …

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DVIDS – News – US Soldiers Save Lives in Kenya

CAMP SIMBA, Kenya – Going on patrol is not an uncommon occurrence for the soldiers of Task Force Red Dragon stationed at Camp Simba in Kenya. It’s a very real part of the mission to help protect and keep the area around Manda Bay safe. The patrols help build relationships …

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Inflation, gas prices and interest rates rise. How to prepare yourself financially for difficult times

Financially, times are pretty tough – and they’re not expected to get much better any time soon. Reserve Bank Governor Philip Lowe says a recession is not in sight in Australia. Others reckon we could be hit by a brief recession sometime next year. But one thing is certain at …

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Arsal health centre, supported by KSrelief, helps Syrian refugee in distress

MAKKAH: The Ministry of Hajj and Umrah has set up a comprehensive health insurance program for pilgrims coming from outside the Kingdom during the Hajj season for the current year 2022. This is part of the Kingdom’s Vision 2030, which aims to improve the experience of pilgrims and Umrah pilgrims …

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As a community of parents, caregivers, we need to learn the signs of depression

Our family knows a lot about mental illness, especially the risk of suicide. This is how we lost our son. Americans have become more aware of mental health issues than ever before. This led the American Academy of Pediatrics to recommend screening all children 12 and older for depression and …

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In Kenya, Mexico, nuns discover the need to coordinate resources for care of the elderly

WASHINGTON, DC — Congregations of women religious around the world can feel overwhelmed with the care needed by older sisters, but often the resources taken for granted in developed countries don’t even exist in other countries. For example, while congregations around the world provide their elder sisters with access to …

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Post-Dobbs – Government agencies seek to provide guidance | Mintz – Perspectives on Employment, Labor and Benefits

Following the Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization to spill Roe vs. Wade, consumers, providers and insurers have had many questions about the impact of Dobbs on abortion services under health plans (click here to access our article on the Dobbs decision and its impact on …

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Bangalore, Karnataka News Highlights: Heavy rains continue on Karnataka coast; CM Bommai orders survey of flood zones to relocate residents

Other reports from Bengaluru, Karnataka include: Karnataka Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) officials arrested IAS officer J Manjunath after the High Court shut down the agency on Monday for ‘protecting’ the officer despite the fact that two of his subordinates were allegedly caught receiving a bribe of Rs 5 lakh in exchange …

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Stratford community rallies after primary school burglary

AMARILLO, Texas (KFDA) – Four teenagers broke into Mary Ann Elementary School in Stratford over the weekend. The results were a few broken digital cards, televisions, and a few other items. Stratford(n / A) Damage has been reported at at least $100,000 so far. The teenagers broke in through a …

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Brandi Glanville says she’s not ready to reconcile with Kenya Moore after years of feuding

Many Housewives from the Bravoverse have appeared on Celebrity Apprentice. But none held a quarrel as long as Brandi Glanville and Kenya Moore. The two opposite ribs Housewives starred on the reality show together in 2014. And it wasn’t exactly easy. The two immediately opposed the first challenge and it …

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Financially stressed? Join the club Here are 3 tips…

(MENAFN ValueWalk) A perfect storm of world events understandably triggers financial stress for the vast majority of Americans. In a recent survey conducted by the American Psychological Association, more than 80% of US adults said they experience increased financial stress due to: Higher inflation (87%) Ongoing supply chain issues due …

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Guest Opinion: Thoughts on AIDS Quilt :: Bay Area Reporter

Last month, I was able to make it to Golden Gate Park for the largest AIDS Memorial Quilt exhibit ever in San Francisco. Saturday, June 11 was a sunny day, not the usual foggy June days we know and love in San Francisco. The last time I got to see …

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Wall Street says a recession is coming. Consumers say it’s already here

Placeholder while loading article actions Calls for recession are getting louder on Wall Street, but for many households and businesses that make up the global economy, the downturn is already here. Take Gina Palmer, who runs She Salon on Atlanta’s busy Northside Drive, west of downtown. She would normally expect …

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Former Broncs athletes help build community in Uganda and promote football camp

Visiting Kern Valley band joining local youngsters to get up to speed. | Submitted A group of exceptional athletes from Kern Valley High School have joined a team from Kern County Youth for Christ (YFC) ministries on an adventure to Africa to help build community, promote football and s’ take …

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Kenya eyes expensive debt as Eurobond yields hit 17%

Capital markets Kenya eyes expensive debt as Eurobond yields hit 17% Wednesday 06 July 2022 The National Treasury building in Nairobi on Sunday May 24, 2020. PHOTO | DENNIS ONSONGO | NMG The Treasury faces a headache to raise 240 billion shillings from external lenders in the current financial year …

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Destigmatizing Debt in the Workplace

Consumer debt in America continues to rise with no end in sight with the average US household Debts in excess of $155,000 – an increase of more than six percent compared to the previous year. Homebuyers could soon be capitalizing in a slowing housing market, but supply chain issues that …

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Biden & Co. takes a shot at monkeypox

The COVID pandemic has been a teachable moment for government officials. It’s a shame they didn’t learn much. Although many health experts consider COVID to be nearing its endemic stage, which means cases are consistently low and the virus is manageable, infectious disease specialists and public health advocates are sounding …

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Special moves, star bonuses, and more

On the heels of Deino Community Day, Pokemon GO returns to the Sinnoh region. This time around, Starly is in the spotlight, featured on July’s Community Day. As always, there will be buffs in effect, a special move, and more. For all the details on Starly Community Day, read on! …

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Kenya: Alcoblow returns to tame road accidents

Nairobi Kenya – Police are set to resume use of Alcoblow on Kenyan roads after almost five years of suspension. Implementation of the use of Alcoblow will come into force following a bill signed by President Uhuru Kenyatta. The bill was sponsored by Tiaty MP Kasses Kamket before the House …

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Pine Nuts: Flunking Personal Finance Class

Michigan is about to turn 14th State to mandate a high school personal finance course, congratulations. I only wish we had taken a finance class when I was in high school. On my own, well, I’ve put every dollar I made as a lifeguard into my ’55 Chevy, even to …

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UNAIDS’ Winnie Byanyima hails Kabaka’s birthday run to increase HIV testing

The Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) said on Sunday that the Kabaka Birthday Run had contributed critically to significant HIV awareness and increased testing, even in the face of severe challenges caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Covid-19. UNAIDS Executive Director Ms Winnie Byanyima said in her address at …

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Chhattisgarh opts for Bartan Banks – The New Indian Express

RAIPUR: The ban on single-use plastic (SUP) in the country, effective since July 1, has led Chhattisgarh to launch 500 “Bartan Banks” in urban and semi-urban areas. The new ban affects 19 items: headphones, plastic balloon sticks, flags, candy sticks, ice cream sticks, polystyrene (thermocol), plates, cups, glasses, forks, spoons, …

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Novant Health and Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Announce $1 Million Community Program Investment – ​​WSOC TV

CHARLOTTE – Novant Health and the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library announced a partnership on Wednesday to address the social determinants of health, health equity and help create lasting impact in our communities. Novant Health will make an investment of $1 million, including a cash donation of $500,000 to the CommonSpark campaign …

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Kenya’s economy surpasses pre-pandemic levels in first quarter

Kenya’s economy has rebounded above pre-pandemic levels, with gross domestic product (GDP) growing by 6.8% in the first quarter of this year. Latest data from the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS) shows that GDP grew by 2.7% last year and 4.4% in 2020 thanks to the recovery in transport, …

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Opening of the pawn shop in LaPlace – L’Observateur

LAPLACE – LaPlace’s Pawn Depot, now open at 509 W. Airline Highway, is a one-stop shop for renting, selling, trading and buying merchandise. The new store celebrated its soft opening on June 30th. A grand opening is planned for this summer. LaPlace is Pawn Depot’s seventh location in the greater …

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California covers free health care for low-income immigrants

Covering the news, AP notes that California is the first state to make such a decision for all low-income immigrants living illegally in the country. The bill will extend coverage to approximately 764,000 people. Separately, California lawmakers have approved a bill allowing Los Angeles, Oakland and San Francisco to create …

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