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Community surprises 8-year-old battling cancer with princess-themed parade

CULLMAN COUNTY, Alabama (WIAT) – The Cullman County community has made sure a little girl gets her wish. Lillie Handley, 8, had never seen a real parade. She is now in the hospice car battling cancer. But the community rallied around her to help her in her difficult times and …

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The Surfside community mourns the lost as search teams stand near the bottom of the debris

“At the original collapse site, we’re almost at the bottom,” Miami-Dade Police spokesman Alvaro Zabaleta told CNN. “Does that mean we’re almost done with the search? No. Until we clean up the whole site and find any human remains, we’re not done.” Part of the South Champlain Towers collapsed in …

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CSCU Community College student debt racked up during pandemic must be forgiven – NBC Connecticut

Debt that community college students in the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities system have incurred or have been unable to repay due to the pandemic will be canceled, according to Connecticut State Colleges and Universities President Terrence Cheng. About $ 17 million will be forgiven, according to CSCU. This will …

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Kenmare leaders survey residents for possible community center

KENMARE, ND – Some key parts of Kenmare Town need major upgrades, and the surrounding community can now give their opinion on how they should be fixed. Kenmare residents are invited to voice their opinions as the town begins to look for new ways to solve old problems. Feedback from …

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Campbell Community Briefs for the week of July 23 – The Mercury News

Extended library hours The Santa Clara County Library District was scheduled to extend hours of service at its community branches on Monday, July 12. The Campbell Express Library hours of operation are Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Friday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The …

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New café puts community relations at the heart of its business

Posted: Jul 15, 2021 / 8:50 PM CDT / Update: Jul 15, 2021 / 8:50 PM CDT WICHITA FALLS (KFDX / KJTL) – A new cafe on the corner of Taft and Midwestern Parkway offers all types of foreign coffee while bringing the community together. For Collective Coffee + Community, …

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Calhoun Community College arranges instant admissions before the fall semester

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama – We are one month away from schools and universities resuming for the fall semester.Calhoun Community College is looking to speed up the admissions process with the goal of getting as many prospective students through the doors before they start in August. “Anyone here in our community can …

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DOE awards $ 12 million to tribal communities to maximize energy technology deployment

WASHINGTON DC – The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced $ 12 million in funding to 13 Native American and Native Alaskan communities across the country for projects that will lower energy costs and increase safety and security. energy resilience. The selected projects will power their homes and communities, …

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Community schools take pride in a student’s heritage | Local News

The movement to establish community schools in the United States is not new. It dates back to the 1800s. Jane Addams, social worker, and John Dewey, educator and reformer, were the first to recognize that children learn best when they are supported academically, as well as when all of their …

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Harris Regional Hospital and Swain Community Hospital expand care for women – The Cherokee One Feather

SYLVA – Harris Regional Hospital and Swain Community Hospital continue to expand services to women in western North Carolina by welcoming Jennifer Blattner, Certified Gynecologist and Obstetrician, and Jessica Williamson, Certified Nurse Midwife, to Harris Women’s Care. Williamson started seeing patients on June 1 and Dr Blattner starts in September, …

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Centraide announces new priorities, a change in the way the organization helps the community

FORT WAYNE, Indiana (WANE) – The Allen County United Way has announced new priorities for the organization, marking a shift in the way it helps the community. A working group noted that the main needs of the community are education, public health and mental health. After extensive research and community …

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Menninger Veterans Community, plans for Independence Hall underway

TOPEKA (KSNT) – A Topeka veteran is moving forward with his plan to create a living village for veterans in need at Menninger Tower, providing shelter, food and medical facilities. Topeka veteran to offer to turn Menninger clock tower into a veteran’s house Sammie Williams first came up with the …

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Bend Fire thanks community for calm Fourth, says city fireworks ban could be extended

Government-politics BEND, Ore. (KTVZ) – Bend Fire & Rescue thanked the community on Tuesday for following the city’s ban on personal use fireworks and said city action could be extended beyond Friday, due to the still hot and dry conditions. Here is the full statement: Bend Fire & Rescue would …

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Queens community councils are becoming increasingly diverse, new report reveals

Borough of Queens President Donovan Richards (Photo: Office of the President of the Borough of Queens) July 5, 2021 By Michael Dorgan A new report has revealed that Queens community councils are increasingly diverse. The report, released Thursday by the Office of the President of the Borough of Queens, shows …

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Community Voices: A New Kind of Independence Day | Community voice

In early July 1776, the Continental Congress declared its independence from the British on behalf of our 13 colonies. It was a defining moment in our American history, and we still have so much to celebrate on this 245th anniversary of the most unique and unprecedented experience of human government …

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It takes a village to protect a community | News, Sports, Jobs

I would like to thank everyone who attended or watched Saturday’s Resilient Together event marking the 10th anniversary of the 2011 Souris River flood and its aftermath. It was a great opportunity to remind myself and everyone of this simple fact: we are in the same boat. We were in …

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Our point of view: every community must be involved in affordable housing

Rent is unaffordable for tens of thousands of Mainers in all corners of the state. For far too many Mainers, buying a home is simply not possible. It is an issue that directly affects people’s ability to have a safe and welcoming place to feel at home. And that’s not …

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Austin and Community Partners Seek to Address Extreme ‘Hot Spots’ Around City

AUSTIN (KXAN) – The University of Texas and the City of Austin are researching hot spots in the city. The two groups have launched a study to determine how best to combat excessive heat in urban areas. In places like the Mueller Development, the pedestrian space and refreshing treeline canopy …

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State budget review increases Oakland funding for community workers – NBC Bay Area

A state budget amendment would give Oakland’s new Community Response Program a $ 10 million boost, a non-police approach to community appeals for incidents that are neither violent nor criminal. The budget amendment comes from State Senator Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley), and was announced Saturday in a press release issued by …

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Syracuse mother delivers food and hope to community after her son is shot dead

As temperatures exceeded 90 degrees in Syracuse on Sunday afternoon, a grieving family walked through their West Side community, handing out hot food, cold drinks and a bit of positivity. Janette Rivera-DeLeon, 57, spent the day with family and friends collecting more than 300 bags of food to distribute to …

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Latinx Technology and Community Center commemorates 20th anniversary with music, dancing and food

FLINT, MI – The Latinx Technology and Community Center celebrated its 20th anniversary with a festive day full of music, dancing and culturally authentic Latin cuisine on Saturday, June 26. “It is a blessing and an honor to hold this position and to celebrate 20 years,” said Zuccaro. “It’s one …

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Rep Ruiz, Local LGBTQ Community Leaders Commemorate Pulse National Pulse Memorial Designation

New President Joe Biden enacted a measure designating the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida, as a national memorial. 49 people dead and 53 people injured were killed in a shootout in the nightclub on June 12, 2016. It was the deadliest attack on the LGBTQ community in US history. Biden …

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Goodwill donors support Surfside Jewish community after building collapse

SURFSIDE, Florida – Donors arrived with trucks full of donations Thursday at the Shul Jewish Community Center after a nearby building partially collapsed in the town of Surfside, Miami-Dade County. A group gathered there to pray as the search and rescue operation continued, where part of the L-shaped Chaplain South …

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Loudoun County community member speaks out after being arrested at school board meeting

Schools in Loudoun County, Va., Have come under fire for new transgender policy proposals and a critical racial theory program, leading to a school board meeting on Tuesday that ended in an uproar and two arrests. Community member John Tigges was handcuffed by county police for refusing to leave the …

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Disabled community activist calls to fight Hawaii’s new law

HONOLULU (KHON2) – A new law designed to combat abuse is not right for some members of Hawaii’s disabled community. Those with a disability sign will no longer be allowed to park for free at metered stands from Thursday, July 1. [Hawaii’s Breaking News–Download the FREE KHON2 app for iOS …

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