Rescue Groups

Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service supports National Road Safety Week

Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service Traffic Collision Live Demo Downtown Carlisle – Saturday, November 26, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Crews from Carlisle East and West Fire Stations will be in downtown Carlisle from 10am to 2pm on Saturday November 26 as part of National Road Safety Week. Firefighters will replicate a road accident and demonstrate how crews would rescue ...

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Indonesia earthquake kills at least 46 as landslides block relief | app

At least 46 people have been killed and around 700 others injured in Indonesia after a 5.6 magnitude earthquake rocked the West Java region on Monday afternoon. Several homes, shops and public buildings were damaged and landslides were reported in parts of Cianjur Regency, the epicenter of the roughly 7-second quake, authorities said. × This page requires JavaScript. Javascript is ...

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One Year, 50 Cats Adopted in Unique Corporate-Rescue Partnership | The Valley Register

Featured image: Laurie Mason Schroeder, owner of Purr Haus and Bubbles. purr housea one-of-a-kind Lehigh Valley shop selling “The Best Stuff for Cats and the People Who Love Them,” will celebrate its one-year anniversary on Small Business Saturday (Nov. 26) with the milestone of 50 cats adopted by customers who visited the shop. Owner Laurie Mason Schroeder opened Purr Haus ...

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Cultural Heritage Coordinating Committee meets after an active summer

Cultural Heritage Coordinating Committee meets after an active summer On September 27, 2022, Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs Lee Satterfield convened the 16 member agencies of the Cultural Heritage Coordinating Committee (CHCC) for the second time this year. The Committee’s discussion focused on recent multilateral meetings on cultural heritage, policy changes and increased capacities. Assistant Secretary ...

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Petition for strict prosecution of suspected Orangevale cat killer garners 2,500 signatures

ORANGEVALE — An alleged cat killer returns to court on Thursday, November 17, but some neighbors are organizing early to demand that he be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. At present, the evidence supports only one case of cruelty. However, community members began to sound the alarm, connecting the dots on social media sites, after it was ...

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The pet store: Calendar of events

Get information, stories and more on The Pet Shop blog at www.greensboro.com/blogs. Send events to [email protected] Welcome for the Special Adoption Holidays: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, through December 31, Burlington Animal Services, 221 Stone Quarry Road, Burlington. Adopt any dog ​​or cat for $15. Adoption fees include sterilization and vaccinations. www.burlingtonnc.gov/pets. Animal ...

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42 Organizations Receive Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance Accreditation – Horse Racing News

The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance has granted accreditations to 42 Thoroughbred aftercare organizations for 2022. The 42 organizations include 41 previously accredited organizations and one that received accreditation for the first time. The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance, the only accrediting body in Thoroughbred aftercare, now has a network of 81 organizations with approximately 180 facilities in North America. “Congratulations to the 42 ...

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SeaWorld awards 10 emergency grants to wildlife organizations impacted by Hurricane Ian

Pavilion of Lemurs at the Naples Zoo. Photo courtesy of SeaWorld Conservation Fund In response to the damage caused by Hurricane Ian, the SeaWorld Conservation Fund provided emergency grants to 10 Florida zoological and wildlife rescue organizations affected by the storm. These emergency grants will help facilitate recovery efforts and directly benefit a variety of animal species, including big cats, ...

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EKY Animal Shelter discusses post-flood issues and how people can help

HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) – The Kentucky River Regional Animal Refuge (KRRAS) in Hazard serves Perry, Breathitt, Knott and Letcher counties, all of which were affected by the July flood. “I’ve been a volunteer at the shelter for 11 years now and I’ve never seen it like it is now,” said Pam Blair, KRRAS Spay and Spay Coordinator. “It was really ...

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Inside Pittsburgh’s Homeless Camps with Light of Life Rescue Mission

Pittsburgh is expected to eliminate homeless encampments in the second week of November. Before that happened, Pittsburgh’s Action News 4 published the Light of Life rescue mission as they reached out to the homeless. See the video above for the full story. Light of Life has spent 70 years on the streets with homeless people in Allegheny County. We learn ...

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Getting the cat out of the bag: a look at animal services in Milpitas

Need to find a home for that stray cat? Worried about your neighbor’s aggressive dog? Are you looking to adopt a four-legged friend? Who are you gonna call? For local residents, the answer to this question is not so simple. That’s because in 2001, the town of Milpitas began contracting with the San Jose Animal Care Center (SJACC), which opened ...

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Bensons for Beds paid just £600,000 for the rescue of Eve Sleep

Bensons for Beds released Eve from administration on October 17 // Bensons for Beds bought Eve Sleep for just £600,000 // The Eve Sleep trademark and intellectual property was purchased by Bensons on October 17 Bensons for Beds acquired Eve Sleep for £600,000, after the mattress retailer fell into administration earlier this month. The Eve Sleep brand and intellectual property ...

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Philippines landslides, floods kill 42

42 dead in landslides and floods in the Philippines COTABATO, Philippines — Flash floods and landslides triggered by torrential rains have submerged a province in the southern Philippines, killing at least 42 people, leaving 16 others missing and trapping some residents on their rooftops, officials said Friday. The intense rains were triggered by Tropical Storm Nalgae, which is expected to ...

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Who is funding the U.S. Senate race from Ohio?

Earlier this month, federal candidates submitted campaign finance reports covering their fundraising and spending from June through September. In the race for the US Senate, Democrat Tim Ryan continues to outpace his Republican opponent JD Vance. But Vance was able to significantly mitigate that advantage through outside spending by Republican groups. Compare dues Vance has made significant progress after a ...

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Train more truckers for the road

CANTON, New York (WWNY) — As the country faces a shortage of truck drivers, a few groups in St. Lawrence County are banding together to put more people in the seats of 18-wheelers. You wouldn’t expect it, but Ryan Harrigan was born to teach drivers. Literally. “I grew up in a driving school. My father owned a driving school. My ...

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City recommends list of local organizations to receive ARPA funds

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA) – City officials on Friday named several local groups they recommend receive a portion of the $50.8 million in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds that have been granted to the city in following the COVID-19 pandemic. RELATED: City Council Approves Use of ARPA Funds Mayor Tom Henry’s administration released recommendations from tourism and public health ...

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Brazil’s hairiest police corporal is causing an internet sensation

RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct 18 (Reuters) – A rescue dog turned police mascot has become one of Brazil’s most beloved internet sensations. Nicknamed “Corporal Oliveira”, the dog was taken in by Rio policeman Cristiano Oliveira, who found him in 2019 near his abandoned police station, injured and starving. The dog – dressed in a police uniform with a toy gun ...

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Femininity does not excuse blatant fascism

(Wikimedia Commons / Presidency of the Republic) Marginalized identities began to develop as a slogan for elections. Boasting a female prime minister, senator, president or any other position of power has been seen as a form of feminism and progress. Leaving the polls at the end of September projected a crushing promise for the right-wing Italian Brothers of Italy party. ...

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Scott Edwin Mason, 59 | News, Sports, Jobs

Scott Edwin Mason, 59, died suddenly on October 1, 2022, at his home. He was born on April 11, 1963 in Marshalltown, the son of Maurice E. and Sandra G. (McLeland) Mason. Scott brought his love of all things beautiful and historic to many. In addition to his contributions to the beautification of friends’ homes, he ...

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Redwood Technologies Group supports Berkshire Lowland Search and Rescue with purchase of lightweight defibrillators – Read Online Today

The LIFESAVING gear was donated to a Winnersh-based search and rescue charity by a Bracknell-based tech company. Redwood Technologies Group supports Berkshire Lowland Search and Rescue (BLSAR), the leading police search and rescue resource for Thames Valley Berkshire. Highly trained volunteers use specialist skills to search for vulnerable, high-risk missing persons. The donation will allow the purchase of a certain ...

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Blue Buffalo Home 4 holiday gift feeds hearts and bellies

Title Sponsor Provides Pet Food Donations Coast-to-Coast RANCHO SANTA FE, CA., October 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — October officially marks the start of the 24th annual Home for the Holidays campaign, sponsored by Blue Buffalo. For the fifth year in a row, the pet food company is giving rescue organizations and animal shelters on both coasts of the country a very ...

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Washington County sees three requests for covid relief money in September; the deadline to apply is October 31

FAYETTEVILLE — More than a month after the county began accepting applications, only three local nonprofit groups have applied to Washington County for federal U.S. Rescue Plan Act money. Partners for Better Housing asked for $502,760, Welcome Health asked for $100,000 and Magdalene Serenity House asked for $33,436, according to Brandi Wilhite, the county’s relief fund administrator. The county announced ...

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Search and rescue operations could end this weekend on the beach in Fort Myers

LEE COUNTY Search and rescue operations on Fort Myers Beach could stop as early as this weekend. “We hope to provide access points for residents this weekend,” Commissioner Michael Greenwell said at a press conference on Friday. Access to the island would most likely be provided at the north end as the south end of Fort Myers Beach suffered bridge ...

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American Rescue Plan Act Grants Distributed to Help Baltimore Nonprofits Focused on Affordable Housing and Youth Services

A fourth round of American Rescue Plan Act grants will be distributed to Baltimore nonprofits focused on community development, including affordable housing, youth services, small business support, and arts and culture . The funds will come from the mayor’s office stimulus program, Mayor Brandon Scott announced. “These organizations fill the gaps and support our communities in ways that local government ...

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Fundraiser aims to break record for largest dog wedding

The Kane County Cougars Baseball Foundation and Villa Park-based Robust Promotions hope to set a Guinness World Record on Sunday by hosting the world’s largest dog wedding ceremony at Northwestern Medicine Field in Geneva. Authorities are looking to break the current record set by Jill Kobe, who married 178 pairs of dogs in Littleton, Colorado, in 2007. Willowbrook resident Bob ...

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The X-Men’s Final Mission Depends On Marvel’s Saddest Mutant

The following contains spoilers for X-Men #15, out now from Marvel Comics. The X-Men’s efforts to establish a positive future for all mutants have not been perfect. Mistakes were made, secrets were kept, and various longtime allies and enemies were forced into painful situations on Krakoa. This includes one of the most consistent tragic characters among the mutant population – ...

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Ban on rescue dogs from over 100 countries goes into effect

It’s been a busy summer for Canadian rescue organizations rushing to bring in dogs ahead of the September 28 ban, the same day as World Rabies Day. To reduce the risk of canine rabies, the federal government announced in June that it would ban the importation of commercial dogs from 100 countries, including India, Egypt, the Philippines, China, Ukraine and ...

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After election victory, Meloni should change Italy’s migration policy

ROME — For years, Giorgia Meloni has railed against Italy’s migration policies, calling them too lenient and saying they risked turning the country into “Europe’s refugee camp”. Now that she is Italy’s next presumptive prime minister, migration is one of the areas where Meloni can most easily make sweeping changes. “The smart approach is this: you come to my house ...

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Process Required to Select Luzerne County American Rescue Funding Recipients

Now that all applications have been filed, the Luzerne County Council must decide which outside entities will receive US bailout funding. Approximately $95.9 million remains in unallocated American Rescue County funds for projects and programs. Council vice-chairman John Lombardo said he and his 10 colleagues must come up with a well-defined evaluation process and firm timelines as soon as possible ...

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Pets of the Week – Chicago Tribune

The Community Star prints information on adoptable pets weekly. Area shelters, rescues and foster groups can send contact information along with jpg photos of available pets – using Animals of the Week in the subject line – to Editor Paul Eisenberg at [email protected] Bella is a 2 year old female terrier who was abandoned when her owners could no longer ...

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Marshall Hosts Candidates Forum – The Parthenon

Marshall University hosted several organizations at the student center on Tuesday, September 13 for an Applicants Forum. These organizations included the West Virginia Climate Alliance, Citizen Action Group, Environmental Council, League of Women Voters and Marshall University. Candidates from various Senate districts and delegates participated in the forum, which was open to the public. Those in attendance had the opportunity ...

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CRA rescues 27 of more than 100 dogs hoarded from Virginia property

GALLATIN, Tenn. (WSMV) – 27 dogs in Virginia were rescued by the Animal Rescue Corps and taken to Gallatin on Saturday. The CRA said more than 100 dogs lived on property in Scott County, Virginia after the owner died, leaving the dogs with an uncertain future. As of Saturday, all the animals have been handed over to various rescue groups ...

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Pastor-led group searches for missing migrants in border desert

IRONWOOD FOREST NATIONAL MONUMENT, Ariz. (AP) — After donning knee-high snake guards and bowing his head to invoke God’s protection, Óscar Andrade set out into a remote desert at dawn on a recent Sunday to search for a Honduran migrant missing since late July. The Tucson-based Pentecostal pastor bushwhacked for three hours in heat that exceeded 100 degrees (38 degrees ...

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USDA APHIS | Researchers put the finishing touches on a biosecurity tool to help prevent and minimize future pandemics

Three veterinarians from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) recently traveled to the West Coast to gather feedback on a project funded under the $300 million provision of the American Rescue Plan Act to track and monitor SARS-CoV-2 in susceptible animals. During the visit, the team put the finishing touches on a biosecurity tool ...

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Germany has sold its remaining shares and Lufthansa is once again fully private

The Economic Stabilization Fund of the Federal Republic of Germany (WSF) has sold its remaining shares in Deutsche Lufthansa AG, completing the airline bailout that was implemented in 2020 at the height of the COVID pandemic crisis. -19. At that time, the State had acquired 20% of the capital of Lufthansa for 306 million euros on the condition of divesting ...

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Malaysians brace for end-of-year flood

September 13, 2022 KUALA LUMPUR – The terrible floods that ravaged the Klang Valley last December are still fresh in everyone’s memory and the rescue teams are leaving nothing to chance with the forecast of bad weather to come. While the Malaysian Meteorological Department (MetMalaysia) predicted heavy rain during the northeast monsoon season later this year, these groups said they ...

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High-level meeting on Monday to tackle the threat of stray dogs

Minister says ABC centers will be opened in 152 local body blocks to reduce stray dog ​​population Minister says ABC centers will be opened in 152 local body blocks to reduce stray dog ​​population The spiral of stray dog ​​attacks and troubling questions about the effectiveness of the locally administered rabies vaccine forced the Kerala government to convene an urgent ...

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Commission takes over Austin’s code regarding animal abortions during sterilization procedures

AUSTIN (KXAN) – Should the city of Austin rescind a 2019 section of the city code that prohibits the Austin City Shelter from neutering a visibly pregnant animal (unless medically necessary) until relief groups had a chance to intervene? This is something the Austin Animal Advisory Board recently considered. “I work very hard and have taken extreme measures of which ...

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SAC, others do not make the final cut of the ARPA fund

September 02, 2022 Two schools of thought regarding downtown Mount Airy – a need to plan for the future versus a sense of “leaving Main Street alone” – collided head-on during a heated public hearing Thursday night. And after listening to more than an hour from 18 speakers – those most opposed or skeptical of an update to the downtown ...

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Nigeria will recover under my husband

Peoples’ Democratic Party presidential candidate Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has pledged to give 40% of his ministerial positions to women and youth if elected in the 2023 elections. While stressing the importance of women and youth in national development, he expressed concern about the high cost of living in Nigeria, blaming it on the failure of the All Progressives Congress federal ...

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WHO are you calling Goalie? How Hawthorn Woods neighbors and workers freed an owl from a football net

A great horned owl tangled in a football net was rescued on Friday morning by residents of Hawthorn Woods, village gardeners and a dog with a good sense of smell. Lauren Vondrasek left her home in Hawthorn Woods around 6:30 a.m. to walk her Goldendoodle named Roo. Usually a creature of habit, Roo led Vondrasek off their normal route to ...

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New York Rescue urges adopting long-term residents

(Photo credit: adogslifephoto) Shelters across the United States participated in “Operation Clear the Shelters” during the month of August. A New York rescue took the opportunity to promote adoptions of dogs that have been around longer than others. Animal Care Centers of NYC (ACC) has waived adoption fees for all dogs over 45 pounds through August 31. New dog parents ...

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FOHCAS Raises Funds for Relief Transport Hangar | Local News

The Friends of Hardin County Animal Shelter are raising funds for a rescue transport shed. Hardin County Animal Shelter Rescue Partners are one way for pets to find a forever home. According to a press release, arrangements are being made for these pets to be transported to other rescue groups in the northern United States and Canada, creating a network ...

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle just adopted a Rescue Beagle

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have welcomed a new member of the Sussex family. The royal couple reportedly adopted a 7-year-old rescue beagle named Mamma Mia. In a canine Cinderella story worthy of an animated feature film, the Los Angeles Time reports that Mamma Mia and her eight newborn puppies were rescued from an Envigo breeding and research facility in ...

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Sick sea lions land on California beaches. Here’s how to help

The number of sick sea lions found along the Ventura County coast continued to rise on Friday, and rescue groups are asking for the public’s help. The Channel Islands Marine & Wildlife Institute has reported 61 patients — 45 in Ventura County and 16 in Santa Barbara County — since Aug. 15. As of Friday morning, volunteers were responding to ...

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A diamond ring fell into an ocean. Lou Asci found it with a metal detector.

Comment this story Comment Lou Asci heard a woman had lost her diamond ring in the ocean on a New Hampshire beach, so he grabbed his metal detector and dove in before low tide – which that day was 4:20 a.m. Asci, 60, had seen Francesca Teal’s post in the Hampton Beach Residents & Friends Facebook group, asking ‘anyone who ...

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Extremist Jared Taylor to speak at ASU

Well-known extremist and self-proclaimed “white lawyer” Jared Taylor is coming to the Valley next week to speak at Arizona State University. The name of his next conference? “If We Do Nothing: A Defense of White Identity Politics.” Taylor – dubbed the “academic racist” by the Anti-Defamation League and a white nationalist by the Southern Poverty Law Center – is the ...

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MPs had ‘high risk’ traffic stopped to catch 3 suspects at football game

CLARKSVILLE, TN (CLARKSVILLE NOW) – Following the shooting during a football game at West Creek High School on Friday, deputies conducted a “high risk traffic stop” and arrested three people ages 16, 17 and 18 years old. The incident began with a report of suspicious activity in the school parking lot, according to Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Lt. Mark ...

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Governor Hochul announces more than $500 million has been given to New York State by the Biden administration to support small businesses as part of the US bailout

Governor Kathy Hochul today announced that New York State has received $501.5 million in federal funds under the state’s reauthorized and expanded Small Business Credit Initiative. under the American Rescue Plan Act. Administered by the U.S. Department of the Treasury, SSBCI provides funding to support programs for small businesses, with a focus on those still struggling with the economic impact ...

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Farm and conservation groups applaud funding for climate agriculture

A new federal bill will make historic investments in voluntary and long underfunded conservation programs. The Inflation Reduction Act, passed by Congress on August 12, will invest an additional $20 billion in voluntary conservation programs for farmers over the next decade. Supporters of the bill, which was cross-party passed in both the House and Senate, say it will help farmers ...

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A functional congress? Yes. – The New York Times

Describing Congress as dysfunctional seems irreproachable, even cliché. I did it myself this summer. Yet, as the current session enters its final months, the description seems wrong. The 117th Congress was surprisingly functional. On a bipartisan basis, it passed bills to build roads and other infrastructure; strengthen gun safety; expanding health care for veterans; protect victims of sexual misconduct; overhaul ...

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Raleigh-area animal rescue groups team up to help beagles from mass breeding facility

RALEIGH, NC (WNCN) — Local animal rescue groups are teaming up to help dozens of beagles rescued from a mass breeding facility in Virginia. On Sunday, the SAFE Care Spay and Neuter Clinic provided spaying surgeries, exams and vaccinations for beagles rescued from the ENVIGO facility in Cumberland, Virginia. Beagles move into foster homes in North Carolina after being rescued ...

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Local Elk Valley Animal Rescue is calling for help

Twin Meadows Animal Rescue Society (TMARS) needs your help. The local Elk Valley animal rescue group currently has 12 kittens to examine and adopt, and as many cats. TMARS co-founder Nycki Wannamaker said the number of adoptions in the Elk Valley has slowed “a lot” in line with a provincial slowdown noted by the BCSPCA. “It’s definitely slowed down,” she ...

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UNCW and DC Virgo collaboration brings sea turtle lesson to life

Wednesday, August 10, 2022 Students at DC Virgo Preparatory Academy participated in a summer STEM learning experience using virtual reality to explore sea turtle rescue and conservation, thanks to a special group of UNCW student researchers and nearly $1 million in grants from the National Science Foundation. “This is exactly the type of work that UNCW does so well,” said ...

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Gaza deaths rise following Israeli strikes amid ceasefire talks

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli warplanes brought down targets in the Gaza Strip on Sunday, increasing the Palestinian death toll, and militants fired repeated rockets that penetrated deep into Israel, even as reports indicated that the parties were seeking a ceasefire agreement. As Egyptian officials worked on a deal, seven more people were killed in Gaza, bringing the ...

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Day of Caring brings volunteers to sites throughout the region – Chicago Tribune

Jeanne Sommer has never seen the Lakeshore PAWS parking lot as full as Friday, when the nonprofit Valparaiso Dog Rescue received help from more than 70 volunteers as part of United’s annual Day of Caring Way of Northwest Indiana. “We’ve been so full, as have shelters across the country, and so it helps us spend time with the dogs because ...

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Voluntary group of gulls and birds needing help due to rescue center closure

The South Coast & Sussex Bird/Gull Volunteer Network is struggling following the closure of most wildlife rescue and rehabilitation centres. In July, the RSPCA England and Wales announced that its rescue centers would no longer take in seabirds due to the risk of the disease spreading, but officers will continue to attend to reports of sick birds and wounded. Register ...

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New life for second-hand treasures in Corrales

Wendy Hoffman Over the years, SWARF has spent or donated nearly $1 million. A small Corrales icon with international impact briefly tipped to the brink of extinction. It now has a new life, thanks to an important concept: collaboration. Secondhand Treasures, the highly visible lifeline of Southwest Animal Rescue Fund, Inc. (SWARF), received a ‘termination notice’ that gave the popular ...

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Dogs stranded abroad as families face changing rabies rules

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — She thought she had done everything necessary to bring their dog from Kenya to their new home. She had had the rabies vaccines updated in Nairobi. She had had a vet check the spotted spaniel for worms and sent photos of Toffee’s teeth to prove she was at least six months old. She had scanned her ...

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Tennessee crews help Kentuckians during devastating floods

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) – At least eight people have been killed by devastating flooding in parts of Kentucky. Floodwaters rose rapidly to reach the roofs of homes on Thursday morning after heavy storms dumped inches of rain in a short time. First responders from central Tennessee were dispatched to help rescue people from flooded areas and begin the recovery effort. ...

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Elementary students recover faster from learning loss due to COVID, study finds | New

Elementary students are regaining the ground they lost during the pandemic at a faster rate than older students, recent research shows, but K-12 students are still years away from a recovery complete. By comparing the most recent National Measures of Academic Progress, or MAP, assessment data from 8.3 million students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, researchers ...

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Offshore wind to the rescue! The Texas proposal could keep us cool when indoor wind farms can’t.

A strong breeze on a hot summer day. Is there anything better? Yes actually. According to the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, a proposal for a new offshore wind farm larger than the city of Houston promises to take that Gulf Coast breeze and put it to work generating electricity for some 2.3 million households. Part of a larger Biden ...

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Search beagles reach rescue groups as campaign to repatriate 4,000 dogs begins : NPR

Sue Bell holds one of more than a dozen beagles that arrived at the headquarters of animal rescue group Homeward Trails in Fairfax Station, Va., on Thursday, while posing for a portrait. The dogs were a small part of around 4,000 beagles rescued from a research facility where conditions proved to be inhumane. Amanda Andrade-Rhoades for NPR hide caption toggle ...

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Williamsburg rescue group tackles beagles at closed Envigo facility – Daily Press

WILLIAMSBURG — About 30 dogs rescued from a Cumberland kennel will soon call Williamsburg home. The local Homes Fur Hounds rescue should take in at least four beagle mothers and their litters along with 12-15 adult plus weaned puppies. The dogs are among approximately 4,000 dogs that will be removed from the Envigo facility, which bred dogs to be sold ...

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The rescue plan committee begins its meeting | Heralrepublican

ANGOLA – Steuben County’s American Rescue Plan Act committee began meeting on Wednesday to determine how to spend the nearly $3.7 million the county will have. While no concrete plans were made, the committee outlined various ways the money could be used or, as Steuben County Board of Commissioners Chairman Wil Howard puts it, invested. The county received a total ...

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Diverse Erie’s new grant program offers up to $500,000 to local groups

Up to half a million dollars is available to organizations through a new grant program offered by Diverse Erie. The hope is to impact communities in Erie County. Grant applications are now being accepted for Diverse Erie’s new grant program called the Generational Impact Grant. Diverse Erie and the Erie County Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Commission launched the Generational Impact ...

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San Diego comic book stores went through the wringer. Can Comic-Con come to the rescue?

When “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” was released in early May, customers walked into Mathias Lewis’ comic book shop to chat about the film. Many bought Doctor Strange stuff. Two months later, when “Thor: Love and Thunder” came out, people still wanted to talk. But few bought. “The desire is there,” said Lewis, owner of Knowhere Games and ...

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East Carolina animal shelter rescues 14 puppies; exceeds capacity

GREENVILLE, NC (WITN) – When a western North Carolina animal shelter was overwhelmed after taking in more than 80 dogs, an East Carolina rescue stepped in to help. A group of 14 ten-week-old puppies arrived at the Humane Society of Eastern Carolina. They are part of a group of 80 dogs turned over to the Davidson County Animal Shelter last ...

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Covered California warns of higher health insurance costs if US bailout expires

With the scheduled recess of Congress at the end of July and health insurance markets finalizing their rates for the 2023 coverage year, timely action is critical in deciding the future of health insurance benefits. US rescue plan. The law, which provides more and expanded federal financial assistance and has helped millions of Americans get health insurance through the Affordable ...

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Belgorod: the new giant Russian submarine built for nuclear war

On July 8, the Russian Navy took delivery of K-329 Belgorod, the world’s longest nuclear-powered submarine, Russian submarine builder Sevmash said in a press release. Although Belgorod’s exact specifications have not been made public, Naval News reports that Belgorod’s Oscar II-class enlarged hull is estimated to be 178 meters long and 15 meters wide, making the only Typhoon-class submarine the ...

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Coldstream Family Golf Tournament scores an ace for VSAR – Vernon Morning Star

They don’t need to search for people to participate or open their wallets. When Cheryl and Jody Lambert of Coldstream, owners of Geotech Drilling, host a golf tournament for Vernon Search and Rescue, friends, family and colleagues eagerly show their support. The second SOS For VSAR (Supporting Our Searchers) golf tournament was held recently at Vernon Golf and Country Club, ...

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How a Danbury nonprofit plans to ‘save’ 1million pounds of food this year for households in need

DANBURY — The young group of seven volunteers from the Church of Latter-day Saints arrive at the Triangle Street warehouse in Danbury each week in two groups. First, the boys help sort and place on the shelves two truckloads of donated food dropped off that morning, then the girls come in to pack the over 100 boxes of food to ...

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Climb to the summit of Mount Hood

In early June, Jon Goodwin climbed Mount Hood with a team from Portland Mountain Rescue, enjoying plenty of views from the top of Oregon’s tallest peak. MOUNT HOOD, Ore. – Let’s Get Out of This Week is the conclusion to our three-week series that takes us to the top of Mount Hood. Whether you aspire to climb it one day ...

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Grants aim to elevate violence reduction work to the grassroots

Grassroots groups working to reduce violence in Marion County will receive a cash injection. Elevation grants provide more than $4.3 million to 31 grassroots organization programs that address the root causes of violence. These programs focus on youth empowerment, improved mental health and neighborhood safety. The amount of money distributed by the Indianapolis Foundation is five times higher this ...

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Residents call for change at Roswell Animal Shelter

ROSWELL, NM – Some local residents are sounding the alarm over what they say is cat and dog abuse at the city’s tax-funded animal shelter. The concern was expressed in the form of an hour-long protest Saturday on the lawn of the Chaves County Courthouse during the UFO festival. “Most people didn’t know this stuff was happening and most people ...

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647 people drown every day. Here’s how to avoid being one of them

Originally posted: JUL 03, 22 09:34 ETBy Forrest Brown, CNN (CNN) — On Good Friday 2017, Wyatt Werneth received a call from his wife, who had gone shopping with their daughter: The car broke down. Please save us. Werneth jumped into his vehicle to help, passing by Patrick Space Force Base near Cape Canaveral, Florida. From the A1A highway, Werneth ...

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Auto-renewal failure sends Search and Rescue after senator’s family

(Photo courtesy of Jay Hemphill)Canyon walls in the Gila Wilderness, as captured on the Hemphill family’s shortened hiking trip last week. On Thursday, June 23, members of Grant County Search and Rescue were dispatched to the Gila Wilderness to search for Senator Siah Correa Hemphill’s husband, Jay Hemphill, and sons, 15 and 9, who were reported missing. after the backpacker ...

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Maritime and land tragedies claim the lives of 50 migrants in Libya

CAIRO — A flimsy dinghy has collapsed and sank in the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Libya, leaving at least 30 people, including women and children, missing and presumed dead, an international charity said on Wednesday. Meanwhile, officials said they had found the bodies of 20 migrants they said died of thirst in the desert near the border with ...

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Crews rescue 2 groups of hikers from separate sites in Salt Lake County

Search and rescue teams assist stranded hikers on Mount Olympus on Saturday, June 25, 2022. Photo: Salt Lake County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue MOUNT OLYMPUS, Utah, June 26, 2022 (Gephardt Daily) — It was a busy Saturday night for search and rescue teams after two groups of hikers became stranded in different locations in Salt Lake County. The Salt ...

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Mystic’s two beluga deaths caused by undiagnosed health issues

MYSTIC – Mystic Aquarium said Friday that the deaths of two beluga whales were “inevitable”. However, an animal rights group that filed a lawsuit against the aquarium last month cited federal reports that show a beluga whale’s pool had poor water quality two months before it died. The two belugas, Havok and Havana, died months after being transferred from a ...

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Californians brace for higher health care premiums if federal subsidies expire |

SACRAMENTO — Over the past two years, Syd Winlock has had a heavy burden lifted from his surgically repaired shoulder. Federal grants passed under a temporary pandemic relief program have dramatically reduced the amount he pays in health care premiums, allowing a Sacramento-area small-business owner to purchase a insurance plan over the past two years that offered better coverage for ...

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Colombian presidential election live: the polls open in a decisive second round

Voters cast their ballots in Colombia’s presidential election in Bogotá on Sunday.Credit…Federico Rios for The New York Times One of the candidates is Gustavo Petro, a former rebel and longtime senator who is trying to become Colombia’s first-ever leftist president, calling for a transformation of the economic system. The other is Rodolfo Hernández, a construction mogul turned social media star ...

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Siuslaw News | honor the flag

June 18, 2022 — Service groups in Florence and members of local veterans groups held somber Flag Day events on Tuesday, June 14. Florence Elks Lodge #1858 was the site of a ceremony displaying the various flags that have represented the United States of America since before its independence. Flag Day was officially established by proclamation in 1916 by President ...

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Clinic helps pets and their human companions in Red Lake

While driving through her neighborhood on the Red Lake Reservation, Betty Hanson saw something unexpected in an open field by the side of the road. But when she learned it was a veterinary clinic, Hanson hurried home, loaded up her pets, and headed back. On a sweltering afternoon in the reserve’s Back of Town neighborhood, sheltered from the sun by ...

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Courtenay River rescue ends with no injuries

First responders in the Comox Valley region of British Columbia said a rescue carried out on Tuesday morning was one of the most complicated they had ever had to undertake and certainly involved the largest number of rescued subjects. The drama began shortly after 10:30 a.m. when two women from Parksville, British Columbia, were kayaking along the Courtenay River. One ...

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Cambodian court jails US lawyer and dozens more for treason

A Cambodian court on Tuesday handed prison sentences to some 60 opposition figures, including prominent lawyer Theary Seng, for conspiracy to commit treason, in a mass trial condemned by the United States and advocacy groups as politically motivated. Theary Seng, a Cambodian-American lawyer and human rights activist, was among more than 100 people affiliated with the disbanded Cambodia National Rescue ...

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Grandma’s marathon: Duluth counselor runs for her own sanity and Ruff Start Rescue animals – Duluth News Tribune

When Angie Adams and her family started fostering a rescue border collie mix named Dax — whom they would eventually adopt — in 2018, her future as Adams’ running pal looked bleak. Dax had a broken leg at the time and the family thought it might need to be amputated. Four years later, Dax still has his leg and Adams ...

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Community groups can bid for a £150million share of increased funding for pubs, sports and historic buildings

Community groups across the UK can today (11 June 2022) bid to increase funding to take back control of pubs, music venues, sports facilities and historic buildings for the benefit of the public. Groups will be able to bid for a share of the government’s £150million Community Property Fund to save cultural buildings in their area that may otherwise be ...

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Niacaragua allows the entry of Russian troops, planes and ships

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The government of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega has authorized the deployment of Russian troops, aircraft and ships to Nicaragua for training, law enforcement or emergency response purposes. In a decree issued this week and confirmed by Russia on Thursday, Ortega will authorize Russian troops to carry out law enforcement, “humanitarian aid, rescue and search missions in ...

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Rescue carried out on Buggs Island after the boat capsized on Sunday

BUGGS ISLAND – While many people are beginning to enjoy the warm weather and water activities, it is also a time to be safe and aware of water safety and accident preparedness involving water-related activities. Several area EMS groups participated in a Sunday night rescue at Buggs Island Lake. The incident took place at 10:10 p.m., as the departments ...

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Online Virtual Future Vet Kids Camp Set to Go Viral During Winter School Holidays

Australia’s favorite vet-inspired school holiday programme, Future Vet Kids Camp, is set to go viral with its online virtual vet camp during the winter school holidays, giving children across Australia and the the world a chance to participate. Having started in Sydney around 12 years ago, the five-day program is designed and managed by veterinarians and led by twin sister ...

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San Bernardino invests $750,000 in violence prevention efforts – San Bernardino Sun

San Bernardino is bolstering violence prevention efforts with $750,000 in federal coronavirus relief funds. This week, city leaders increased service agreements with HOPE Culture and Young Visionaries Youth Leadership Academy by $250,000 each, and approved a new $250,000 pact with Operation New Hope to help reduce crime and the recidivist. The measures come eight months after the city council committed ...

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Central Vancouver Island search and rescue groups search for missing man in Port Alberni – Saanich News

Volunteers from two search and rescue groups search for a man who was reported missing in the Alberni Valley. James Vézina, 30, of Port Alberni has been missing since May 31, according to family and friends. Search crews were called at 9:30 a.m. on Friday June 3 to search for hiking trails around Port Alberni. “With the amount of time ...

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Divers search Belews Lake for missing swimmer in Stokes County

A boy died after being underwater on Wednesday in Belews Lake. Rescue crews were called to the lake at 5.30pm for a reported drowning after the boy failed to surface, said Brandon Gentry, director of emergency management for Stokes County. Search parties have been set up on Pine Hall Road in the community of Pine Hall. found the boy’s body ...

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Grant-Best Friends Animal Society partnership seeking foster homes for dogs

COLFAX – Want to help find forever homes for stray and unwanted dogs in Grant Parish? The Grant Parish Sheriff’s Office has partnered with the Best Friends Animal Society, a non-profit organization established in 1993 that raises awareness across the country to promote rescues, no-kill shelters and sterilizations, to place dogs in foster homes while waiting for their permanent home. ...

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“Red Burning Sky”, a moving story of rescue and honor during World War II

Two American WWII pilots rise above their past to attempt a daring rescue behind enemy lines Bill Bogdonavich was a bombardier in the Air Force during World War II. He fled the Germans after being shot down over Yugoslavia. Drew Carlton is a pilot. He trains C-47 pilots in Texas. He would rather be abroad. “Red Burning Sky”, a novel ...

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Israelis march through Palestinian neighborhood of Jerusalem, risking fresh wave of violence

JERUSALEM (AP) — Thousands of Israeli nationalists began marching through the heart of the main Palestinian thoroughfare in Jerusalem’s Old City on Sunday, in a show of force that risked sparking a new wave of violence in the tense city. The crowd, overwhelmingly made up of young Orthodox Jewish men, was celebrating Jerusalem Day – an Israeli holiday that marks ...

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Oswego County Encourages Applications for ARPA Funding

May 27, 2022 OSWEGO COUNTY – The Oswego County Legislature is encouraging community partners to seek help through the county’s allocation of U.S. bailout funds. “Since the enactment of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), Oswego County has developed implementation strategies that will ensure these funds drive equitable economic recovery in all of our communities,” said the chairman of the ...

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Despite the price of gasoline, volunteer transporters save animals from euthanasia shelters | Entertainment/Life

Many people are looking for a pet. Many shelter pets need permanent homes. The biggest problem is that these animals and people are not in the same places. This stumbling block is resolved in the most imaginable way of the 21st century. Social media sites are more than a place to keep in touch with friends. They also connect dogs ...

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Australian Greyhounds are still brutally neglected by their trainers, say lawyers

Australian Greyhounds are still leaving the racing industry in a neglected state with signs of deteriorated teeth, improper grooming and broken limbs, advocates say, four years after the Greyhound Welfare & Integrity Commission (GWIC) was established in 2018 . The new Coalition for the Protection of Greyhounds (CPG) survey involved 18 responses from leaders of community-run greyhound rescue groups in ...

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