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COVID-19 in Pennsylvania: Bucks County Community College offers $ 100 to 200 students who receive COVID-19 vaccine

NEWTOWN, Pa. (WPVI) – Two hundred students at Bucks County Community College will be paid to get the vaccine. The Gene and Marlene Epstein Humanitarian Fund is offering the first 200 students currently enrolled in the BCCC $ 100 each who receive a COVID-19 vaccine between Monday, August 30 and …

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Family and community help DC student get to college 6 years after losing mother – NBC4 Washington

Six years after the mother of a local student was shot dead in Washington, her family and community have come together once again to wish her good luck in college after making sure the tragedy didn’t not stop his success. Devontae Gliss, now 18, goes to study computer science at …

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South Omaha community, schools pay tribute to football player who died after collapsing in training

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) – Two weeks ago, 16-year-old Drake Geiger collapsed during the opening minutes of the year’s first football practice. Geiger was rushed to hospital, where he later died of heatstroke, his family said. As the high school football season kicks off, several teams are doing what they can …

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Osage Nation Language Department announces 2021-2022 community course schedule

The Osage Nation Language Department (ONLD) opens registrations for 2021-2022 community courses on Wednesday September 1, 2021. Virtual and in-person classes begin Monday September 13, 2021 for all ages. A variety of levels are offered, including classes for children, beginner, intermediate, advanced, reading and writing, among others. All classes are …

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Pima Community College forgives millions of student debt

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) – More than 4,500 students at Pima Community College will be debt-free, school administrators said on Monday, August 23. According to a press release, the community college plans to write off about $ 2.7 million in student debt, if it was incurred during the COVID-19 …

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A secret act of kindness helps the community

BOSTON, Massachusetts – The world has been quite intimidating, but in one corner of the world there are people looking to uplift their community. A small library in South Boston was repaired after bad weather wore it out. It’s called the ‘Little Free Anti-Racist Library’ with books meant to amplify …

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Virginia Beach to host community listening sessions ahead of Marcus Alert implementation

VIRGINIA BEACH, Virginia – The Virginia Beach Department of Social Services will be hosting two community virtual listening sessions to collect public feedback on the city’s implementation of the Marcus Alert. The Marcus Alert, enacted in late 2020, is a state-wide mental health alert system ensuring behavioral health experts are …

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LAUSD community members show support for state vax-or-test health ordinance – Daily News

From elected officials to labor groups, many members of the Unified Los Angeles community have expressed support for Governor Gavin Newsom’s latest health ordinance requiring school workers in California to get vaccinated for COVID-19 or undergo blood tests. coronavirus at least once a week. Since LAUSD officials previously announced that …

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Marine Corps veteran announced as new Camp Lejeune community superintendent

CAMP LEJEUNE, NC (WITN) – A new community superintendent has been announced for a marine base in East Carolina. Marine Corps veteran Ryan Smith will be stepping down as an elementary school principal in South Carolina to assume the role at Camp Lejeune. “Ryan Smith’s collaborative leadership approach will benefit …

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UnityPoint hospital chief explains decision to require vaccines

WATERLOO, Iowa (KWWL) – UnityPoint Health is requiring all employees and team members to be fully immunized against COVID-19 by November 1, 2021. The company made the announcement Thursday, making it the latest healthcare system to require vaccinations for all employees as COVID-19 cases in the country continue to rise. …

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