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NBA Foundation grant helps Harrisburg-based organization create jobs for young people

Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc. said it was one of 38 organizations recently selected to receive grants under the NBA Foundation’s fourth round of funding, totaling $ 11 million, which is the round most awarded grant to date. The grants advance the NBA Foundation’s goal of fostering employment, career advancement …

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State closes Palm Desert assisted living facility, residents move out

From the outside, everything looked ordinary at Legend Gardens, an assisted living facility in Palm Desert, Wednesday afternoon. The sun was shining and bright pink bougainvillea bushes bloomed along one side of the building, but inside there was no one at reception. A resident, using a walker, walked back and …

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Spotify removes the work of some comedians from the streaming service

Dine Brands CEO John Peyton said Americans are returning to restaurants, but the labor shortage is “unchanged”. Spotify Technology SA POINT 0.11% cut the work of hundreds of comedians, including John Mulaney, Jim Gaffigan and Kevin Hart, amid a new battle for the payment of royalties. Tiffany Haddish, Mike Birbiglia …

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Community health workers strengthen responses to HIV and COVID-19 – Haiti

In 2001, Micheline Léon felt bad. The then 33-year-old mother of three traveled from her home in the small town of Corporand in central Haiti to a clinic in Cange. There she was diagnosed with HIV and tuberculosis. Fortunately, three years earlier, an organization called Zanmi Lasante, Haitian Creole for …

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Alaska News Nightly: Monday, November 29, 2021

Travelers leave the international arrivals area of ​​Dulles International Airport in Dulles, Va., On Monday. The Biden administration is banning travel to non-U.S. Citizens of several African countries over concerns about the omicron variant. (Jim Watson / AFP via Getty Images) Stories are posted on the statewide news page. Send …

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Biz Roundup: Households can apply for energy aid from Wednesday – Salisbury Post

SALISBURY – Low-income households in Rowan County can apply for help with the cost of heating homes starting Wednesday, December 1. Individuals 60 years of age or older and those receiving disability benefits and services through the NC Division of Seniors and Adult Services may also apply. All other households …

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McLean student and group win volunteer awards in Virginia | news / fairfax

[Sun Gazette Newspapers provides content to, but otherwise is unaffiliated with, InsideNoVa or Rappahannock Media LLC.] On November 23, Governor Northam announced the recipients of the 2021 Governor’s Awards for Volunteerism and Community Service, two of which are from McLean. The annual awards program recognizes outstanding contributions from volunteers and organizations …

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Ocean City community serves cuteness and Thanksgiving meals

From left to right, Ocean City High School juniors Alec Wisnefski, Tommy Lex and Aidan Fasy volunteer to help with Thanksgiving dinner deliveries. By MADDY VITALE Each year, a group of Ocean City residents, business owners and city officials come together to provide festive meals for residents of the city’s …

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Quad-Cities prepares to welcome more refugees than ever | Local News

Some cultivated vegetables, herbs and fruits are common in American supermarkets: potatoes, onions, corn, cabbage, eggplant, spinach. Others are less well known. A vegetable is called intoryi, a vegetable the size of a Roma tomato, the consistency of an eggplant and white in color. Another is a leafy green called …

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Business people, Sunday, November 21 – Twin cities

FINANCIAL SERVICES Proterra Investment Partners, a Minneapolis-based private equity firm, announced that David Dines will join as a strategic advisor. Dines recently retired as Cargillchief financial officer of. … Securian Financial, St. Paul, announced that they have hired Renee Montz as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. She …

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