Monthly Archives: March 2022

Local organizations are doing their part to help Ukrainian refugees

Local organizations, including Christian Aid Ministries and the Mennonite Central Committee, are doing what they can to provide humanitarian assistance to refugees in war-torn Ukraine and surrounding countries. Other organizations, such as Catholic charities, are headquartered in Cuyahoga County, so local relief efforts are channeled through national offices. More:The war …

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Pulisic treble as USA beat Panama and all but seal World Cup spot

ORLANDO (AFP) – Christian Pulisic scored a hat-trick in the USA’s 5-1 win over Panama on Sunday to secure qualification for the 2022 World Cup. Pulisic scored two first-half penalties – both against Panama captain Anibal Godoy – before completing his treble in the second half with a virtuoso goal …

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Russians fear sanctions triggered by Putin’s invasion of Ukraine

Russians fear sanctions triggered by Putin’s invasion of Ukraine News Sports Entertainment Life Money Tech Travel Opinion Tough sanctions imposed on Russia by western states have reminded citizens of the country’s 1998 debt crisis. By Anna Nemtsova US TODAY McDonald’s and other American companies have shut down in Russia in …

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VA is reversing course by eliminating caregivers for Arizona families from the program

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -The VA is changing course on plans to drop grants for family members to care for our injured veterans. “It proves that standing up and saying, ‘That’s not right,’ works,” said Lindsay Dove, who lives in Gilbert. She has fought to keep her husband Kevin by his …

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Why Alabama Adds DJ Dale to Its Leadership Council

TUSCALOOSA, Alabama — Earlier this week, Alabama football coach Nick Saban announced the team’s leadership advice for the upcoming season. Four of the names on the list were names that graced last season’s list: quarterback Bryce Young, linebackers Will Anderson Jr. and Henry To’oTo’o, and defenseman Jordan Battle. This year, …

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LGBT center expands service areas with satellite locations

The LGBT Center of Greater Reading announced the addition of two new satellite locations in Pottstown and Columbia, further expanding the center’s presence in Montgomery and Lancaster counties and its ability to serve even more voters. “The LGBTQIA+ population is underserved and underrepresented in both Montgomery and Lancaster Counties, as …

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Community leaders, law enforcement agencies working to prevent carjackings in Twin Cities

Carjackings have been down in St. Paul so far in 2022, but reports have increased in Minneapolis. Community leaders say there is still “a long way to go.” ST PAUL, Minnesota – As carjackings continue to ravage the Twin Cities metro area, Tyrone Terrill likens his work in the community …

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On MSNBC’s Morning Joe, Portman calls for more support for Ukraine and a red line on chemical weapons use

March 23, 2022 | press releases Joining MSNBC’s Morning Joe this morning, US Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) commended the American people and United States allies for their support of Ukraine and also called on the Biden administration to do more to help to help Ukraine win the war. In particular, …

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Canada’s plan to increase oil exports will not jeopardize climate goals – government source

An oil pump jack pumps oil in a field near Calgary, Alberta, Canada on July 21, 2014. REUTERS/Todd Korol Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com to register OTTAWA/CALGARY, Alberta, March 23 (Reuters) – Canada on Thursday will outline plans to increase oil exports to ease tight global …

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March 20-26 is National Poison Prevention Week

Did you know that although almost half of the calls to poison control centers involve children, some of the more serious cases are poisonings in adolescents and adults? That’s why your poison control center has information for people of all ages, from babies to the elderly. In recognition of National …

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Homes for Ukraine sponsorship program plagued by ‘unworkable’ bureaucracy | refugees

Britain’s Homes for Ukraine scheme will be “entirely unworkable” unless the government cuts excessive red tape and takes urgent steps to coordinate the matching process, the shadow communities secretary has warned. In conversation with the observer Lisa Nandy also said that charities and local governments should be properly consulted before …

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Denver Broncos 2022 NFL Free Agent Signings: Randy Gregory and DJ Jones Strengthen Defense – Denver Broncos Blog

The free NFL agency is rolling, and we’re tracking every major signing, trade, and release of the 2022 offseason with analysis from our NFL Nation reporters and grades from our experts. The new league year begins March 16 at 4:00 p.m. ET, which means free agents can officially sign after …

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The KidGlov ad agency podcast is hosted by Outlook Enrichment’s Paulette Monthei

KidGlov, a boutique marketing and advertising agency based in Lincoln and Omaha, Neb., recently welcomed Paulette Monthei, executive director of Outlook Enrichment, to her Agency for Change podcast. The episode explores how the organization empowers people with vision loss to live fulfilling lives. “It was inspiring to speak with Paulette …

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Columbia City leaders and local law enforcement respond to calls from a faith-based organization for a study into gun violence

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) – The Midlands faith-based organization MORE Justice is asking the community to invest $50,000 in a gun violence prevention study that aims to get to the root of the problem and offer solutions. There have been several gun related incidents in recent weeks. A student was found …

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Mental Illness Support Group Launches at Grand Forks Air Force Base – Grand Forks Herald

GRAND FORKS — The National Alliance on Mental Illness will provide support group services at Grand Forks Air Force Base. According to a press release, the free and confidential support group will be held on the third Thursday of every month at 6 p.m. at the Prairie Rose Chapel on …

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Addressing ethical challenges in AI in organizations

According to Mckinsey’s State of AI in 2021 report, 56 percent of all respondents said they had adopted AI in at least one role in their organizations – a six percent increase from 2020. The adoption rate is highest among Indian companies, closely followed of those in the Asia Pacific …

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Skidompha Public Library selected for federal grant

Skidompha Public Library in Damariscotta was selected as one of 200 libraries across the country for the American Library Association’s American Rescue Plan: Humanities Grants for Libraries, an emergency relief program to support libraries impacted by the pandemic. With funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) through the …

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Alzheimer’s New Jersey announces spring fundraisers – Essex News Daily

This slide show requires JavaScript. WEST ORANGE, NJ — Alzheimer’s New Jersey, the premier line of local support for New Jersey residents affected by Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, is kicking off its 2022 Walk to Fight Alzheimer’s with two Walk events this spring. The first will be held on …

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Messy.fm CEO Molly Beck appointed to NSBA Leadership Council

ORLANDO, FL, March 13, 2022 – (PR.com) – Molly Beck of Orlando, FL was recently appointed to the National Small Business Association (NSBA) Leadership Council. The NSBA is the oldest small business advocacy group in the United States and is strictly non-partisan. Beck, a recognized leader in the small business …

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Latest Russia-Ukraine War News: Live Updates

War in Ukraine: What you need to know The newest: President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said food and medical supplies for the besieged southern port city of Mariupol, where hundreds of thousands of civilians are trapped behind Russian lines, would arrive on Sunday afternoon. Russian forces continued to bomb Ukrainian cities and …

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“The trauma is huge…it’s not like offering Airbnb

Martin Hawkes and his wife Róisín Connolly are experienced hosts of refugees. In September 2017, they offered Ahmad*, who had fled his hometown of Aleppo and traveled across Syria and Turkey to the Greek islands, a vacant room at their home in the Dublin suburb of Rathgar before accepting an …

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Oakland County Launches Business Forward Program to Help Entrepreneurs • Oakland County Times

Oakland County launches Business Forward program to support entrepreneurs Oakland County launches Business Forward program to support entrepreneurs (Oakland County, March 11, 2022) SOUTHFIELD, MI — Oakland County has launched an innovative program that will help small businesses and entrepreneurs grow and thrive, County Executive Dave Coulter announced today at …

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Facebook, Instagram to allow posts inciting violence against Russians

Meta, the parent company of social networks Facebook and Instagram, plans to allow the publication of calls for violence against Russians in response to the invasion of Ukraine, media reports said on Friday. “As a result of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, we have temporarily allowed forms …

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The Iranian expert assembly calls for an immediate end to the Ukraine conflict

Yusef Jalali Press TV, Tehran The Iranian Assembly of Experts has concluded its ninth open session, and assembly members called for an end to the Russian-Ukrainian crisis, which has now been going on for about two weeks. The members of the Expert Assembly do not meet frequently. They hold such …

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Johnson turns the truth on its head about Britain’s response to Ukraine’s refugee crisis Zoe Williams

SSince 2015, Boris Johnson has told a nervous House of Commons when asked by the Prime Minister: “We have done more to resettle vulnerable people than any other European country”. It didn’t make sense, so maybe it was a mistake. Poland has taken in 1.2 million Ukrainian refugees, Hungary 190,000 …

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Health calendar released March 9, 2022 – West Central Tribune

The Minnesota River Area Agency on Aging provides advocacy, information, resources and support to help older adults maintain the lifestyle of their choice. To learn more about these and other presentations and training the agency has to offer, visit mnraaa.org/calendar . Live chat with a specialist can also be accessed …

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Europe needs to reduce energy demand. Now.

While oil grabs the biggest headlines, gas and power are of deep concern for Europe, which is at the epicenter of the current energy shock. The price of electricity on the continent is determined by the most expensive source – and right now that would be power plants fueled by …

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opinion | How to follow events in Ukraine without doom scrolling

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has made it difficult to focus on anything else. Images of people living underground to escape missile attacks, families trekking across borders, children crying—they are ingrained in my mind. We are rightly impressed by the determination of the Ukrainian people in the face of an unprovoked …

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After two years of COVID-19, data guides university support for mental health

College advisory services rely on data to guide support as student needs and campus operations continue to drastically change amid the coronavirus pandemic. To find the best way to support students who are facing unprecedented challenges throughout their studies, colleges are drawing on robust data from electronic medical records and …

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‘RHOSLC’: Did Mary Cosby and Cameron Williams have an affair? Whitney Rose drops a SHOCKING clue

If Mary Cosby thought that not attending the “Real Housewives of Salt Lake City” reunion would keep the other housewives from gossiping and speculating about her life, then she couldn’t be more wrong. Ever since Mary joined the Bravo reality show, her marriage to step-grandfather Robert Cosby Sr. and her …

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Report: VPN apps are gaining popularity in Russia

Russians are reportedly downloading popular VPN clients from the App Store and Google Play at record speeds to bypass restrictions on social media platforms and other websites. app figures reports that as of March 1, “the most popular VPN apps in Russia saw a surge in downloads of more than …

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LA CD10 residents protest Ridley-Thomas suspension and Wesson appointment – Daily News

Protesters angered by the suspension of Mark Ridley Thomas in the City Council District 10 seat make a statement outside Los Angeles City Hall on Friday, March 4, 2022. (Photo by David Crane, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) Protesters angered by the suspension of Mark Ridley Thomas in the City Council …

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The Ukraine crisis puts the DC crypto lobby in the hot seat

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine highlights the dark side of crypto as the industry lobby ramps up efforts in DC to shield them from regulation. Why it matters: The crisis has prompted a sharp and almost uniform global response from the very institutions – governments and banks – that want to …

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Friends selling books in a new location

By Carole Howard | PREVIEW Columnist and the library staff Planning is already underway for the Friends of the Library’s annual book sale, one of the highlights of the summer for locals and visitors alike. This year’s book sale will open to members on Thursday evening, June 23rd at 6pm …

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INMED Child Abuse Prevention Program gets high marks

INMED USA’s Healthy Families Loudoun continues to be one of Healthy Families Virginia’s top providers of child abuse and neglect prevention programs, according to a recent quality assurance assessment. The assessment, conducted by a representative from HFV and Prevent Child Abuse Virginia, examined family records, supervision documentation, training records and …

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Allegations made in the NAACP at U.Va. Letter eliciting responses from student leaders – The Cavalier Daily

A statement published Tuesday by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People at U.Va. regarding Ceci Cain, student council presidential candidate and fourth-year college student reply from throughout the university community, including Cain himself. Cain is currently the vice president of administration for the student council, where she …

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Biden’s mental health plan has potential, experts say, if Congress acts: gunfire

WASHINGTON, DC – MARCH 1: US President Joe Biden delivers the State of the Union address before a joint session of Congress in the chamber of the US Capitol House on March 1, 2022 in Washington, DC. Among other things, Biden spoke about his administration’s plans to address mental health …

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Provincial court deals with challenge to abortion law

The Texas Supreme Court heard hearings last week on whether state regulators can be sued by abortion providers in hopes of blocking enforcement of the state’s restrictive abortion law, known as Senate Bill 8. The Austin American-Statesman reported that abortion providers who brought the lawsuit argued that “state agencies that …

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Texas is investigating parents for mentoring transgender youth, Suit says

HOUSTON — Texas officials have begun screening parents of transgender youth for possible child abuse, according to a lawsuit filed Tuesday, after Gov. Greg Abbott last week ordered them to treat certain medical treatments as possible crimes. The investigation by the state Department of Family and Protection Services, which was …

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CO2-neutral corporate strategies should create new sources of income for companies

Global companies can significantly reduce their costs and increase their profitability by reducing excessive carbon emissions, lowering taxes and leveraging advanced tools such as carbon capture and reuse technologies. On the consumer side, this will benefit their reputation management goals. To communicate this effectively, a clear message to deliver greener …

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In State of the Union, Biden will focus on the economy and Russia

Mr. Biden will ask Congress to pass legislation approved by the House of Representatives in December to increase Federal Maritime Commission oversight of the shipping industry. The president will deliver his remarks without a mask on Tuesday, the same day officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are …

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