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Beneath most scientific discoveries there may be a hidden “universe of uncertainty”

A hidden “universe of uncertainty” may underlie most scientific discovery, especially in the social sciences, a new study has found. When scientists used the same data set to answer a question hypothesis — that immigration reduces support for social policy — dozens of researchers have produced completely different results, according …

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Indigenous peoples flocked to DC for ICWA hearing

The United States Supreme Court heard oral argument on Wednesday, November 9, 2022 in Haaland v. Brackeen, a case that will decide whether the ICWA is constitutional. Kimberly Jump-CrazyBear, Osage and Oglala of Virginia hold a sign in support of ICWA. (Photo by Jourdan Bennett-Begaye/Indian Country Today) Kimberly Jump-CrazyBear held …

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BUSINESS BRIEFS: Winter Farmers Marke; New FCI Afterschool Educator; MCLA Board of Directors; grant from Lenox Library; Silver Therapeutics; Book donations needed; Housatonic water meeting; collecting toys; scholarship from the Mac-Haydn Theatre; New Vice President of Greylock

Berkshire Grown is eligible to process the Health Incentive Program (HIP), adding extra cash to its EBT portfolio for fruits and vegetables on top of regular SNAP benefits. Image courtesy of Berkshire Grown. The Berkshire Grown Winter Farmer’s Market season begins! Great Barrington– The first of the season of six …

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Kingston organizations come together to support drug addicts

The Lionhearts Warming Center on Concession Street will use new funds to provide art therapy and a laundry service training program for people with substance use disorders. Photo by Geena Mortfield/Kingstonist. A new grassroots initiative uses a $1.34 million grant from Health Canada’s Substance Use and Addictions Program to meet …

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Trans health care supported “at the highest level”: Rachel Levine

BOSTON — With the health and safety of trans and queer youth under threat across the country, there were a few minutes of hope Wednesday in Boston when Adm. Rachel Levinethe assistant secretary for health of the Department of Health and Human Services and first transgender federal official confirmed by …

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Josh Primo’s accuser has a stellar reputation, colleagues say

A psychologist who worked with Spurs and is set to speak this week about the allegations she is making against former Spurs goalkeeper Josh Primo has always maintained the highest standards of integrity and ethical behavior, several colleagues said Tuesday. Spurs waived Primo, 19, on Friday due to what a …

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Mental health implications of abortion restrictions for historically marginalized populations

1. National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine. The safety and quality of abortion care in the United States. 2018 (https://nap.nationalacademies.org/catalog/24950/the-safety-and-quality-of-abortion-care-in-the-united-states). 2. Major B, Appelbaum M, Beckman L., Dutton MA, Russia NF, West C. Report of the Task Force on Mental Health and Abortion. American Psychological Association, 2008 (https://www.apa.org/pi/women/programs/abortion/mental-health.pdf). 3. …

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Connect with Career Center

An employer discusses internship and networking opportunities with a student at a trade show in September. The Career Center hosts many events that act as an aid to help students feel connected and better develop their professional skills. Photo courtesy of Pepperdine University Pepperdine’s career center continues to act as …

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The SHRM Foundation Honors Former Congresswoman Walorski and Others at Its Annual Tharseō Awards

​ALEXANDRIA, Virginia — The SHRM Foundation today announced the winners of its second annual Tharseō Awards. Tharseō (thar-seh’-ō) – derived from the Greek word meaning “brave, confident, and daring” – spotlights leaders at the forefront of innovation and shaping the work experience. Recipients will be honored at a black tie …

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Over 100 cats removed from Whitefish ownership

In early September, authorities and a handful of volunteers rescued a large number of malnourished and neglected cats that were suffering from flea infestations and disease from a property in Whitefish. The Whitefish Police Department, Flathead Sheriff’s Office and County Animal Control executed a search warrant at a home on …

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FBI Cincinnati Citizens Academy Alumni Host Anti-Human Trafficking Fundraiser

CINCINNATI (WXIX) – The third annual FBI Cincinnati Citizens Academy Alumni Association fundraiser will benefit three nonprofit organizations that support victims of human trafficking. The group’s latest fundraiser was on Sunday with around 100 golfers and more than 20 raffle gift baskets at TopGolf in West Chester Township. The funds …

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BankPlus and FHLB Dallas Award $38,000 to Five Nonprofits | New

JACKSON, Miss.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–September 29, 2022– BankPlus and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) have awarded $38,315 through the Partnership Grant Program (PGP) to five Mississippi nonprofit organizations. They celebrated the awards at a check presentation ceremony in Jackson this week. This press release is multimedia. See the …

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Rethinking how to solve the housing shortage in the country

Manufactured homes, property tax exemptions, sale of municipal land – the potential solutions to solving the country’s housing crisis are as varied as the challenges behind it. But to ensure that American households can access stable housing, local, state and federal authorities must rethink outdated approaches, experts said at a …

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ESCCA continues to provide clothing to District 65 students

Photo courtesy of Elaine Darer Crates of donated clothing at the Evanston School Children’s Clothing Association headquarters at the Joseph E. Hill Early Childhood Center. The ESCCA has seen an increase in the number of families visiting the facility to pick out clothes after largely doing curbside orders throughout the …

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The Delaware airport can receive planes carrying migrants. What we know

Martha’s Vineyard immigrant thefts investigated A Texas sheriff on Monday opened an investigation into two migrant flights sent to Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts by Florida Governor Ron DeSantis. He did not say what laws might have been broken. (September 20) PA The Delaware governor’s office and local community groups are mobilizing …

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WFP’s emergency response to the global food crisis

BELMONT, North Carolina — In 2022, approximately 50 million people in 45 different countries are on the brink of starvation as the looming global food crisis threatens to reverse the food security gains made over the past two decades. More than 800 million people go to bed hungry every night, …

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Program Officer, Virtual Supplemental Case Management – United States of America

Job overview: The Preferred Communities (PC) Intensive Case Management (ICM) program, funded by the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR), provides individualized case management to the most vulnerable IRC clients. In FY22, with additional funding from ORR, IRC’s ICM program established Supplemental Case Management (SCM), a case management program that provides …

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The Findynet Cooperative begins to build a network of trust by strengthening its organization

Published: September 14, 2022 On August 31, 2022, the Finnish Ministry of Finance awarded the Findynet cooperative a government grant of three million euros to build a pilot environment for a self-sovereign identity network. With the funding, the cooperative initiates the building of the network of trust and strengthens its …

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Here are 24 Saginaw programs that could receive $1.8 million in block grants

SAGINAW, MI — The city could distribute $1.8 million in federal block grants to 24 programs this year, according to city records. The Saginaw City Council, at its 6:30 p.m. meeting on Monday, September 12, will vote on the final recommended spending for the city’s annual U.S. Department of Housing …

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Suicide prevention body offers support for veterinary professionals

Not One More Vet helps people in crisis and works to improve mental health with the help of industry partners like Suveto The National Suicide Hotline can be contacted at (800) 273-8255 or 988. One in 6 veterinarians considers suicide1 and, in a 1995 study of California veterinarians, the suicide …

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A new guide from the Blackbaud Institute shows how philanthropy fares during recessions

Informed by historical trends, the guide illustrates the possible impacts of recessions and seven steps social good organizations can take now to build resilience CHARLESTON, SC, September 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Blackbaud Institutea research division of Black Baud (NASDAQ: BLKB), the global leader in cloud software for social good, …

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More than 7 out of 10 organizations that have implemented

Press contacts:Grux VictorySuch : + 33 6 04 52 16 55E-mail: [email protected] More than 7 out of 10 organizations who have implemented sustainable product design have seen increased revenue growth, customer satisfaction and employee engagement But only 22% of organizations have made sustainability a key consideration of their product design …

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La Cocina provides much-needed understanding and mental health care to the Latinx community

“I didn’t know what to do or where to go,” Gonzalez continued. In desperation, she said she decided to open up to her employer at the time, La Cocina. Cocine is a not-for-profit mental health care clinic. They are Latinx based, Latinx lead and Latinx serving. The founder and CEO …

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Refugee Financial Assistance Eligibility Specialist – United States of America

**Job Overview/Summary:**Under the direction of the Refugee Cash Assistance Supervisor, the Refugee Cash Assistance (RCA) Eligibility Specialist screens potential participants for admission to the RCA cash assistance program, assesses monthly which existing participants are still eligible for the program and based on the variables present in each case, their monthly …

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Davenport Police use new strategy to stop gun crime cycles

DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC) – Davenport police are changing the way the department responds to gun crime, using a community strategy called Group Violence Intervention. The department hopes this approach will end cycles of violence by repeat offenders and reduce gun crime rates in the city. “It’s an evidence-based strategy that …

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Kent to award grants to organizations helping disparate populations – Conduit Street

The Kent County Health Department will assign 25 scholarships up to $15,000 to organizations that will provide services or education to disparate populations in Kent County. The network established through the grant award will be used to increase the capacity to reach disproportionately affected populations with effective cultural and linguistic …

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Job: MEAL Associate at GOALPrime Organization Nigeria (GPON)

Sector: WASH and CP Duration: 4 months Deadline: Monday August 29, 2022, before 12 p.m. CONTEXTUAL CONTEXT GOALPrime Organization Nigeria (GPON) is a national not-for-profit non-governmental organization whose mandate is to improve the lives of vulnerable children and women across nations. Following the challenges children face to have adequate support …

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City of Oakland | Oakland Announces Jennifer Cabán as First…

Date posted: August 24, 2022 at 3:21 p.m.Last update: August 24, 2022 at 4:01 PM News from: City of Oakland FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 24, 2022 Oakland announces Jennifer pea coat like First Children‘s Initiative Accountability Officer and Search for proposals for Implementing Partners City kicks off implementation of voter-approved …

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SC organization urges Congress to expand home visiting program for babies and caregivers

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) – A national program that helps tens of thousands of families each year give their babies the best start in life faces a key deadline ahead. Congress has until the end of September to reauthorize the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) program, or services …

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Health Care Worker Bonus Program

Program Information New York’s frontline essential health care and mental hygiene workers have helped us through a once-in-a-century public health crisis and transformed our state into a model for fighting and defeating COVID-19. To attract talented people to the profession at such a tense time, while retaining those who have …

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3 police departments will share a mental health clinician

Three small police departments south of Boston – in Norfolk, Plainville and Wrentham – are teaming up with a social services agency to avoid arresting people with mental health or addiction issues and to ask them for help in place. The goal is to redirect individuals who commit nonviolent offenses …

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Columbia City Council will hear a full update from the homeless center on Monday night

COLUMBIA, MO (KMIZ) Over the past five years, the homeless population in Colombia has ranged from approximately 220 to 280 people. Now some city leaders are discussing ways to hopefully reduce that population. Columbia Housing Authority (CHA) will notify Columbia City Council on Monday evening of its comprehensive homeless center …

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US healthcare workers face increasing risk of workplace injuries and deaths

Violence against healthcare workers increased with the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic as hospitals became places of mass death and frustration, with patients and family members being denied adequate care as that the number and severity of hospitalizations were skyrocketing. Under these conditions, there have been multiple incidents of violent …

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Schools have invested in security guards. Is it smart? (Opinion)

The mass shooting in Uvalde, Texas has once again led some policymakers to call for investing in school safety and law enforcement. This is despite significant investments already made that have resulted in no reduction in the pace or devastation of school shootings. Equally important, increased spending on security comes …

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Child Protection Intensive Case Manager – United States of America

Job overview: The Intensive Child Protection Case Manager will provide virtual and on-site case management to high needs cases involving unaccompanied children. The Intensive Child Protection Case Manager provides trauma-informed case management and care coordination services for high needs (level 3 cases) involving unaccompanied children and their households. They also …

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Commissioners delay Family Promise block grant – Times News Online

Published on August 07, 2022 at 5:41 p.m. Carbon County commissioners say they hope to soon award a $163,000 grant to Family Promise for a homeless women’s shelter. The community development block grant proposal failed Thursday by a 2-1 vote. Ahner and Chris Lukasevich voted against release; Commissioners Chairman Wayne …

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“More defunding the police won’t make us safer!” Community advocates respond to Reps Gottheimer, Sherrill and Kim

“More defunding the police won’t make us safer!” Community advocates respond to Reps Gottheimer, Sherrill and Kim NEW JERSEY – Today, 25 New Jersey organizations and community leaders issued a statement oppose a plan to send even more funds to police departments already funded at historically unprecedented levels. Police funding …

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GCU’s Service History Leads to Accreditation

Assistant Dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Dr. Kathleen Downey (left) and Director of Social Work, Dr. Cheryl McAuliffe, led efforts for accreditation of the Master of Social Work. (Photo by Ralph Freso). Social workers are in demand in the United States with heightened concerns about mental …

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Northern Trust releases sustainability report

CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Northern Trust today announced the publication of its latest Sustainability Reporthighlighting environmental, social and governance (ESG) commitments. “Sustainability is about how we operate as a business and as citizens in the wider global community,” said Chairman and CEO Michael O’Grady. “As we fulfill our mission to be our customers’ …

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Vivent Health to expand Milwaukee Health Clinic to meet patient needs

Vivent Health is opening a new, expanded HIV health clinic at 1311 N. Sixth St. near the Deer District. (Photo/Vivent Santé) By Karen Stokes Vivent Health, formerly the Wisconsin AIDS Resource Center, recently announced the location of its new Milwaukee clinic at 1311 N. Sixth Street near the Deer District. …

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Activity Highlights: Quiet Housing Market, Unemployment Insurance Claims

___ Housing market cools as mortgage rates and prices spook buyers NEW YORK (AP) — Rising mortgage rates have combined with already high home prices to discourage potential buyers. Mortgage applications fell sharply. Sales of previously occupied homes have fallen for five consecutive months, during what is typically the busiest …

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The Hunt family creates an endowment for the Salvation Army in northwest Arkansas

The Salvation Army of Northwest Arkansas has an ongoing source of money that will support staff salaries and operating costs through an endowment from the Hunt family. The family behind JB Hunt Transport Services, Inc., in Lowell, the largest public trucking company in the United States, has established an endowment …

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International Community Health Services supports COVID-19 safety with…Minecraft!

International Community Health Services supports COVID-19 safety with…Minecraft! By Stacy Nguyenjournalist, designer and community member International Community Health Services (ICHS) is a nonprofit community health center that provides affordable health services to anyone in need. They serve thousands patients each year at several locations in our region. ICHS was founded …

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Manual Developer and Trainer – International Consultant – Nigeria

ABOUT IOM: Established in 1951, IOM is a sister organization to the United Nations and, as the lead UN agency in the field of migration, works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners. IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It does this …

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America Media Wins 55 Catholic Media Association Awards

America Media received 55 awards from the Catholic Media Association on July 7 for its groundbreaking coverage of events at the intersection of the church and the world through print, digital, audio and video. Recognized for both intellectual content and spiritual resources, America Media received honors for Best Essay, Best …

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Susan G. Komen® announces the return of MORE THAN PINK Walk, Race for the Cure and Walk Where You Are across the United States

Susan G. Komen’s annual MORE THAN PINK Walk and Race for the Cure series will return to 40 cities across the United States Tweet that For many cities, this will be the first in-person run or walk since 2019. Participants in the MORE THAN PINK Walk or Run for the …

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Letter: Concerned about the practices of Children’s Services

I cautiously respond to a provocative practice by social services in Allen County, particularly the concerns expressed by Nadia Lampton, the former chair of the Allen County Children’s Services Board of Directors. We communicated briefly and she had been made aware of some poor care and advice given to young …

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Lessons for scaling up program support

In this free SSIR live! program, participants will learn: How to use digital communications to help more people, more effectively Strategies to build your organization’s technology capacity How to partner with funders to support your digital programs Trends and opportunities for digital-first programs in the nonprofit sector Many nonprofits have …

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Freedom Mortgage Announces 2022 Celebrate Freedom Award Winner

Honor goes to Dr. Matthew R. Burke, a retired U.S. Air Force veteran and founder of 10 CAN, a non-profit organization helping veterans and first responders overcome trauma —Prize given 4th July at the Wawa Welcome America Festival in Philadelphia— BOCA RATON, Florida., July 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Liberty Mortgageone …

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Residents are being asked to remove green pools to help ‘fight the bite’ during mosquito season

With the start of mosquito season in Southern Nevada, the public can help eliminate the blight and health hazards of green pools by reporting them to local code enforcement agencies. If you are located in unincorporated Clark County, call (702) 455-4191 or file a complaint through the county’s website at …

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QRCS and WHO help Syrians with mental disorders by COVID-19 [EN/AR] – Syrian Arab Republic

QRCS and WHO help Syrians with mental disorders by COVID-19 [EN/AR] – Syrian Arab Republic

Attachments June 26, 2022 ― Doha: The Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) Representative Office in Gaziantep, Turkey is working on a project to operate three mobile mental health clinics. With funding from the World Health Organization (WHO), mental health rapid response personnel are being deployed to help those affected by …

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WHO plans to declare monkeypox a global health emergency

KABUL: Rescue workers in eastern Afghanistan continued their relief efforts on Thursday to help survivors of a deadly earthquake that official figures have killed at least 1,000 people in the mountainous region. The 6.1-magnitude earthquake hit parts of Pakistan’s neighboring Paktika and Khost provinces on Tuesday night, flattening homes as …

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Summer Jobs Connect provides summer job opportunities, financial education and access to banking services to an additional 145,000 young people

Seed Funder Citi Foundation Commits Additional Funding $3.5 million supporting the financial empowerment of summer employment programs for youth; the PNC Foundation and the Skillman Foundation join forces to advance the SJC initiative by Albuquerque, Pittsburghand Detroit NEW YORK, June 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Today, the national nonprofit Cities Fund …

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Thousands Attend DC Pride Parade

On the night of June 12, 2016, 49 people were killed and 53 injured in a shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida. The shooting has since remained one of the deadliest mass shootings in United States history. Six years later, efforts to curb gun violence in America and stop …

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Grandview Hop resumes full summer schedule starting June 25

In addition to shopping and strolling, the grandview jump has always included a charitable component. “Proceeds from our Charity Beer Garden are always set aside for the benefit of local organizations,” said Derek Grosso, founder and owner of the Columbus Young Professionals Clubthe organization that presents The Hop. The Hop …

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How Inflation and Strong Labor Markets Affect Black and Brown Communities

RSVP Now This Wednesday, June 15, at 1 p.m. EST, join Next City Senior Economics Correspondent Oscar Perry Abello for the latest in his Bottom Line Conversations webinar series. In this edition, he will speak with Michelle Holder, the outgoing president and CEO of the Washington Center for Equitable Growth. …

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Emotional message from MMC ICU nurses won MaineHealth videographer a regional Emmy® award

MEDIA CONTACT:Contact person: Caroline Cornish207 662-5146 / [email protected] PORTLAND, Maine – A video capturing the thoughts and emotions of Maine Medical Center (MMC) critical care nurses as they cared for unvaccinated patients during the Delta COVID-19 outbreak won MaineHealth’s videographer Charlie Berg a regional Emmy® Award at the Wang Theater …

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Utilities, Broadband Providers Split on Pole Attachment Rate Policy: Broadband Breakfast

WASHINGTON, June 7, 2022 — A contentious debate over whether the Federal Communications Commission should force pole-to-point rates to accelerate broadband rollout shows no signs of abating. During a Broadband Breakfast Live Online conversation on the subject in late April, utility representatives parted ways with representatives of broadband providers and …

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What the president of Pride Winnipeg thinks about walking in the 2022 parade as the first known bisexual leader

The Pride Parade this weekend will be Barry Karlenzig’s first as President of Pride Winnipeg – and it may also be a first for the organization. Karlenzig was named chair after the Winnipeg Pride Parade in 2019, the last year the big event took place due to the pandemic. In …

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Public urged to keep 4th of July fireworks celebrations ‘safe and healthy’

As the July 4 holiday approaches, Clark County and partner agencies are asking the public to follow the rules regarding fireworks. “Safe and healthy” fireworks are the only type of consumer fireworks allowed in Clark County and local towns and only from From June 28 to July 4 annually, when …

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Epidemic and emerging disease alerts in the Pacific as of 31 May 2022 – World

American Samoa: As of May 25, 2022, a total of 6,145 cases of COVID-19 and 31 deaths have been reported by the American Samoa Department of Health. – Source: Government of American Samoa accessed May 25, 2022. Australia: As of May 30, 2022, 7,240,295 confirmed cases of COVID-19, including 8,469 …

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Old Town homeless village to close after non-profit operator says conditions are too unsafe

The Old Town homeless village is closing permanently, Multnomah County officials say, after its service provider, All Good Northwest, decided it could not continue to operate the site. The nonprofit’s director, Andy Goebel, attributes his decision to “daily and nightly gunfire and gun activity” in the area. The dismantling, which …

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Alumna works to expand affordable housing options in Flint

Wilson Gasoline Essence Wilson knows housing is the foundation of everything people do. That’s why she works hard to make sure people have affordable, quality housing through her work at Communities First Inc. Wilson (’05, ME) is the Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer of Communities First Inc., a non-profit organization …

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CrowdStrike Positioned as Leader in SPARK MatrixTM 2022 for Digital Threat Intelligence Management by Quadrant Knowledge Solutions

the Quadrant Knowledge Solutions SPARK Matrix™ provides competitive analysis and ranking of leading digital threat information management platform vendors. CrowdStrike, with its comprehensive technology and customer experience management, received high marks on technology excellence and customer impact metrics. MIDDLETON, Mass., May 25, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Quadrant Knowledge Solutions today announced …

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Teletherapy works and is vital

Placeholder while loading article actions As I drove my 18 year old husband to the ER last November, he apologized for the inconvenience. “I’m sorry,” Dan said. “I just can’t believe this is happening.” Dan had suffered from insomnia, depression and anxiety for months. Persistent negative thoughts tormented him, until …

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Space available for child care or other activities in Lewis County’s Glenfield Social Services Building | Business

LOWVILLE — With a local child care provider turning down the opportunity, Lewis County is seeking interest from other providers keen to open in the temporary county social services building that will be located in the former Glenfield Primary School from September. “Everything is set up. It’s a great little …

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Guns traumatize black America. Advocates demand investment, support

Black Americans face a crisis of gun-related homicides, from personal disputes to mass shootings, according to figures released last week by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Gun deaths have reached their highest level in 25 years and a disproportionate proportion of victims are black, according to the report. …

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TOY ASSOCIATION & CLAMOR REVEAL INFLUENCERS’ TOP TOY PICKS FOR SPRING AND SUMMER 22

NEW YORK, May 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — As kids and families prepare for a fun-filled summer of play, the “Spring & Summer 2022 Top Influencers Pick List,” brought to you by The toy association and powered by Clamor, today unveiled the hottest toys and games as voted on by top …

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Thais play throughout Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

The local Thai community is the focus of the next iteration of the popular “Cultures of Las Vegas” TV series and podcast. “Cultures of Las Vegas: The Thais” airs on Clark County Television (CCTV) throughout May, Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. Hosted by Patranya Bhoolsuwan, a former KLAS …

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Parental rights bill will not serve our children well

Rep. Pat Long is the ranking Democrat on the House Children’s and Family Law Committee. This year 2022 has been difficult for the children of New Hampshire. We have seen increased levels of mental illness, neglect and abuse in children as young as two years old, isolation, domestic violence, bullying …

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Religious leaders are discussing when Govt. Subsidies help, and when they don’t

Attendees at the event in Memphis, Tennessee, moderated the conversation at National Urban Ministry Conferenceis the first in-person meeting since 2020. COVID-19, new ministry initiatives and resources – including the use of government grants – have dominated recent discussion. Jim Harbin Jr., Minister of Community Church of Christ of Raleighwho …

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CID organizations fear light rail station options are more harmful than Sound Transit analysis suggests

The CID door at 5th Avenue. S. and S. King. In its comments for Sound Transit, Historic South Downtown wrotethat building the station on 5th Avenue would ‘violate the promises and stated goals’ of racial equityToolkit, on which Sound Transit and the City of Seattle partnered to plan the project. …

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Commissioner Naft lights a new signal in Buffalo, Patrick

County Commissioner Michael Naft lit a new traffic light at Buffalo Drive and Patrick Lane this morning. “Already more than 18,000 vehicles pass through this intersection every day, and it will only increase as development continues in this area,” Commissioner Naft said. “This new signal will improve traffic flow in …

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May to October is wildfire awareness season

The Clark County Commission has recognized May through October as wildfire awareness season calling on all residents to work together to prevent wildfires and protect property from the threat of wildfire. “The threat of wildfires and the damage and poor air quality they cause have become a year-round concern in …

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California’s youngest children need more mental health support, funding request advocates say – Long Beach Post News

Cal Matters is a nonprofit, nonpartisan newsroom committed to explaining California politics and politics. While California has committed billions of dollars to support the mental health of K-12 students, little has been specifically dedicated to children 5 and under. Advocates say it’s a need that must be met, and they’re …

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Community talks about hopes for homeless services | Local

A crowd of about 100 people gathered Thursday night to reflect on what they hope to see from the city’s contracted homeless services. The six social service groups behind the project organized the meeting to assess the community’s suggestions for an emergency shelter and other services. Jane Williams, executive director …

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Publication of a proposed short-term rental ordinance

Clark County today released its proposed Short-Term Rental (STR) Ordinance under a “Business Impact Statement” process required by Nevada law. The drafting of the ordinance was prompted by the passage of 2021 Legislature Bill 363, which requires Clark County to allow short-term rentals such as Airbnb and VRBO. The draft …

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