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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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3 Rescued From Top Of US-Mexico Border Fence Near San Diego – NBC 7 San Diego

No one was injured Monday when three people were rescued from the top of the US-Mexico border wall at Otay Mesa, south of San Diego. Firefighters responded to a U.S. Customs and Border Protection backup for three people trapped atop the border fence west of the Otay Mesa port of entry around 7:30 a.m., the fire department said. from San ...

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PAWS Clinic Cat and Kitten Spaying Program Continues with $13,000 Grant – The News Herald

A popular cat spaying program that targets female cats and their juvenile kittens is coming back to Taylor’s PAWS Clinic, thanks to a $13,000 grant. With the “Family Affair” promotion, kittens 8 to 24 weeks old can be neutered or spayed and receive a rabies vaccine (kittens 12 weeks and older) and a distemper vaccine, for $5 per kitten. The ...

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: Rural hospitals get another $450 million in relief funds

“Nobody, from a hospital financial operations perspective, cares about the volatility of patient volume,” said Jim Porter, managing director of ToneyKorf Partners. “That kind of volatility is worrying.” The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has released an additional $450 million in American Rescue Plan Act funds for rural health care providers who have struggled with rising expenses, labor challenges ...

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Sick brown pelicans flood rescue groups in Southern California

The past week quickly became a blur of brown pelican rescues as wildlife rehabilitation centers were inundated with dozens of hungry and sick birds showing up along the southern California coast. The problems seemed to arise first in Ventura County, according to Liz Holbrook, a longtime volunteer with the Santa Barbara Wildlife Care Network. The group rescues and rehabilitates seabirds ...

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Animal Rescue | PetRescue’s Home2Home program is the new ethical way to adopt or rehoming a pet

There’s nothing worse than having to say goodbye to a family member, and that includes when it’s a beloved furry friend. While adopting a pet is an exciting thing, the process of rehoming a pet is something entirely new – and few Australians know how to go about it. Vickie Davy, co-founder of national animal welfare charity PetRescue, explains that’s ...

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DVIDS – News – CERF-P partners with civilian entities to prepare for collaborative crisis response

Airmen and Soldiers from the Wisconsin Chemical Biological Radiological Nuclear Enhanced Response Force Package (CERF-P) held a training event at the Fox Valley Technical College Public Safety Training Center in Appleton, Wisconsin on May 14, 2022. The Wisconsin National Guard’s CERF-P has partnered with the 104th Aviation Unit of Madison, Wisconsin, as well as Southern Waukesha County Canine Search and ...

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Effects of vaginal microecology and immunity on cervical cerclage pregnancy outcome | BMC Women’s Health

Research fund Cervical incompetence is also known as cervical laxity or internal os insufficiency. In recent years, an increasing number of women have developed cervical incompetence in China. If no active and effective treatment is given or in case of inappropriate treatment, pregnant women will have an increased risk of adverse events such as miscarriage and premature delivery, probably with ...

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11 Dies after boat capsizes near Puerto Rico, US says

Eleven people died and 31 others were rescued on Thursday after a boat carrying migrants capsized about 10 miles north of Desecheo Island, PR, the US Coast Guard said. The agency said the crew of a Customs and Border Protection plane spotted a capsized vessel shortly before noon. The crew reported people in the water who did not appear to ...

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Attackers kill seven soldiers in an ambush in northern Nigeria | Armed groups news

For more than 10 years, Nigeria has been grappling with various armed groups that are spreading terror in the north of the country. At least seven soldiers have been killed and two others are missing in Nigeria after they were ambushed by assailants while patrolling in the northeastern state of Taraba, two military sources said. The incident happened on Tuesday ...

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Sri Lankan prime minister resigns after weeks of protests

A Sri Lankan woman cries after anti-government protesters were attacked by government supporters outside the president’s office in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Monday, May 9, 2022. Government supporters on Monday attacked protesters camping outside the offices of the President and Prime Minister of Sri Lanka. minister, as the unions began a “week of protests” demanding that the government change and its ...

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The Senate Democrats’ shop revamped the child care reconciliation proposal

the US rescue plan, which policymakers signed into law more than a year ago, earmarked $39 billion for child care. In October, the White House proposed investing an additional $400 billion in the sector as part of the Democrats’ multi-billion reconciliation package, Build back better, which would have sufficed to establish universal preschool; a new program capping child care costs ...

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Waipā skinks released to safe space after being rescued from construction site

Fourteen copper skinks (mokomoko) have been released into a pest-free sanctuary near Ōhaupō. Photo / Provided Fourteen copper skinks (mokomoko) were rescued from a housing development site in Te Awamutu and released into a safe, pest-free sanctuary in Rotopiko near Ōhaupō. National Wetland Trust chief executive Karen Denyer, who was present at the release, said that although copper skinks had ...

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Geo Barents: rescued migrants arrive in Sicily

After more than a week on board the “Geo Barents” rescue vessel, 101 people were allowed to disembark in Italy. Nearly 300 others, many of them minors, are still waiting at sea on the Ocean Viking rescue vessel. The long wait at sea finally came to an end on Tuesday (May 3) as 101 people rescued by the ship ‘Geo ...

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The Penny Marathon is back to save stray animals

Registration for the 11th edition of the Penny Marathon opens on May 16. The event takes place on July 10. The charity event to raise funds for stray animals was started in Greece by two Greek-Australians in 2012 and over the years has taken place simultaneously in cities across Greece, Australia and other parts of the world. This year the ...

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Alberta animal rescue groups feel caught off guard as pandemic pets are turned away

Breadcrumb Links Local News “I’m so short on space. We even posted some of the pictures from the pound, of the dogs that are in the pound, because we can’t even fit them in” Publication date : April 30, 2022 • 54 minutes ago • 2 minute read • Join the conversation Sisters Scottlyn, 4, and Charlie, 9, pet puppies ...

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Benton County Justices of the Peace continue selection process for ARP funding

The Benton County Quorum Court is set to continue discussion of U.S. Rescue Plan (ARP) funding for area nonprofit groups in a meeting Thursday evening. The county has $54 million in ARP funding to delegate for county projects and nonprofits. The county has received more than $100 million in requests from more than 50 groups. Melody Kwok, Benton County’s director ...

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Gold Nugget Day Parade Comes to Heaven – Chico Enterprise-Record

PARADISE — The 2022 Gold Nugget Day Parade featured 36 organizations as they streamed down the road, closing Skyway for miles as a crowd of hundreds lined the street to view the dozens of groups. The event, which started at noon, lasted an hour and a half and was narrated by Action News Now’s Cort Clapping and Paradise Mayor Steve ...

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More than 3 dozen cats rescued from the Springfield home are now up for adoption; Animal Control warns of feral cat colonies

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) – More than three dozen cats were rescued from a Springfield home last Tuesday. Now these cats are up for adoption. CARE Animal Rescue has partnered with Springfield-Greene County Animal Control to help find, trap and rescue cats. The groups said there were a total of 49 cats inside the house. They first rescued 39 of these ...

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Direct Relief Awards Over $12 Million in Grants for Ukraine War Relief – Ukraine

The grants, made possible by donations from people in 79 countries, will fund prescription drugs, equipment costs, transportation and equipment for first responders, and other life-saving needs for organizations working on the ground. . By Talya Meyers Since the invasion of Ukraine, Direct Relief has awarded more than $12 million to nine organizations working on the ground to address the ...

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African wildlife, coasts suffer the effects of floods and drought

MOMBASA – Devastating floods in South Africa this week, along with other extreme weather events across the continent linked to man-made climate change, are putting marine and terrestrial wildlife at risk, biodiversity experts say. Africa has already faced several climate-related challenges over the past year: ongoing deadly floods following relentless cyclones in the south, extreme temperatures in western and northern ...

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Harker Heights Nonprofit Saves Texas Animals | Local News

HARKER HEIGHTS – While it’s not uncommon to see raccoons, opossums, foxes or skunks in Texas, it’s not always easy to find the proper help for these animals if you find one in the need. The non-profit organization All About Exotic Wildlife is a group of volunteers whose mission is to care for orphaned and injured native wildlife and provide ...

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Beyond Banning the Ghost Gun, We Need Our Leaders to Fund Violence Prevention

President Joe Biden recently delivered a speech promising to tackle “phantom guns,” untraceable, self-assembled firearms. They are often assembled with parts purchased online and may include hardware from different models. Certainly, there are too many phantom guns in black and brown communities due to the reckless profiteering of gun manufacturers and corporations. Let’s be clear, the administration is right to ...

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Augusta Homeless Plans OK, Black Chamber Holds Small Business Workshops

Housing for Augusta’s low-income and homeless population topped the agenda of an Augusta committee on Tuesday, when the committee agreed to the first steps of a sweeping plan to address the homeless population. city ​​shelter. The same committee postponed discussion of the Augusta Land Bank Authority using US bailout funds to develop an affordable housing program and agreed, subject to ...

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What happens when an animal stays in a shelter for a long time?

Imagine having to wait for something for a short while, like an Amazon package or a food delivery. It’s not an agonizing wait. Now imagine having to wait for these things for months or even years at a time. It’s not as fun to wait anymore, is it? That’s the reality for long-term shelter animals, like Liam at The Humane ...

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My Pet World: Woman gives community cats a good life, but wants more | Pets

DCathy’s ear: About three years ago, two black and white cats broke into my home when a door opened. After all this time, they’re still terrified of me. I have three other cats who they get on well with, but despite my welcoming them, giving them all the space they want, providing them with food, fresh water, cozy places to ...

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Dog Lovers Launch The Barking Project – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

A group of animal lovers want to help dogs in need and hope a great idea pays off. The idea is to have 100 dogs adopted in Dallas on Saturday. “We started to realize the overcrowding in shelters and the dog population in general. And rescue groups are kind of stretched in terms of resources and capacity. So we thought ...

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LA plans to pass ‘Dog and Cats Bill of Rights’ resolution through California State Legislature

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — The Los Angeles City Council began considering a resolution on Wednesday to support a “bill of rights for dogs and cats” that is pending in the state Legislature. The 1881 Assembly Bill, introduced by Assemblyman Miguel Santiago (D-Los Angeles), would give animals the right to: Absence of exploitation, cruelty, neglect and abuse A life of comfort, ...

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North Wales Fire and Rescue Service launches new recruitment drive

//= do_shortcode(‘[in-content-square]’) ?> Photo by Welsh Government Liam Randall, local democracy journalist A new recruitment campaign is due to launch later this month to recruit full-time firefighters in North Wales. The North Wales Fire and Rescue Service has announced that registration for online applications will open at noon on Friday April 22 and close at noon on Tuesday April 22. ...

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Redding could vote this month on how to spend his first share of $2.7 million in federal COVID aid

REDDING — City officials moved closer last week to allocating an initial share of its approximately $2.7 million federal pandemic relief program provided under US American Rescue Plan Act, or ARPA. Last month, a specially formed ARPA Funds Task Force in Redding met to review and recommend for approval three initial drafts that its members felt met the standards of ...

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Camp Bow Wow: Where a Dog Can Be a Dog

A new daycare for dogs recently opened in Saint-Charles. Camp Bow Wow is the nation’s largest and most trusted dog daycare and boarding franchise, with 200 locations in 42 states and Canada. They offer all-inclusive puppy care by providing an exciting and safe environment for play, socialization and all-day overnight stays. Their goal is to provide the highest levels of ...

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Things to do, events, April activities in Charlotte, NC

Enjoy an evening of live music at the 100th Tosco Music Party on April 2. Jimi Nedoff CharlotteFive Editor’s note: CharlotteFive has limited coverage of in-person indoor events to help prevent the community spread of COVID-19. Masks are required at many Charlotte locations for indoor spaces or close environments. Friday Be there as Charlotte SHOUT! kicks off with a variety ...

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BC Interior Search and Rescue Team Adds Volunteers as It Prepares for Another Record Year

One of British Columbia’s busiest search and rescue teams hopes it has done enough to expand and respond to a record number of rescues in the central Okanagan. Last year, Central Okanagan Search and Rescue (COSAR), which covers Kelowna, West Kelowna, Peachland and area First Nations, went out 105 times to rescue people stranded, lost or injured in the backcountry. ...

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Animal rescue: Lion and wolf find safe passage out of Ukraine war zone

Radauti, Romania Simba the lion and a wolf named Akyla were evacuated from a zoo in war-torn Ukraine and brought to safety in Romania in what an animal rights group involved in the operation said was a rescue mission. four days “full of danger” still hampered by border entry bureaucracy. The adult male lion and the gray wolf, who were ...

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It’s National Dog Day, and it’s not too late to celebrate, raise awareness

It’s March 23 and there’s no other way to celebrate this day than to recognize it as National Dog Day. Observed annually on March 23, National Dog Day or National Puppy Day – whatever you call it – celebrates the unconditional love and affection that puppies have brought into our lives. For dog lovers everywhere, it’s your day to cuddle, ...

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Loveland veteran transports dogs across country through national volunteer program – Loveland Reporter-Herald

For Loveland veteran Eryn Avis, her time right after being discharged from the military was deeply difficult. Feeling without purpose or direction and faced with a painful medical condition, she found her calling in a unique form of volunteer work: relaying dogs across the country. Avis is the founder of Just a Girl Moving Dogs, a volunteer group that helps ...

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The Alberta SPCA welcomed over 600 animals this winter; 10 horses found dead

The Alberta SPCA took in 675 animals this winter, the majority due to food shortage issues. More than 100 animals were found dead, including 10 horses recently. Twenty cattle were seized in February by the Alberta SPCA from a property west of Edmonton. The malnourished animals were taken to a care property. “The past few years have been difficult for ...

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Russian strikes hit kyiv building – The Journal

A series of Russian strikes hit a residential area of ​​the Ukrainian capital, sparking a huge fire and frantic rescue efforts in a 15-storey building in Kyiv The latest developments on the Russian-Ukrainian war: KYIV, Ukraine — A series of Russian strikes hit a residential area of ​​Ukraine’s capital on Tuesday, sparking a huge fire and frantic rescue efforts at ...

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NO KENNEL SPACE | San Marcos record

The San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter (SMRAS) is in dire need of adopters to foster dogs due to a lack of kennel space following an influx of animals that were brought in earlier this week. “We had 30 dogs from one place at the same time. And so these dogs are now in our custody. And the problem we have ...

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The Richmond Observer – WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH: Jordan excels as an educator in Richmond County

Today we celebrate a great lady who has had and continues to have a tremendous impact on our community as the Director of Student Services for Richmond County Schools. There must have been something very special about Richmond Senior High School in 1988, as she made our fourth feature of that year’s class – Marchell Adams-David, Derek Dervin and Ronald ...

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Protection monitoring report, 26 January 2022 – 25 February 2022 – Bangladesh

INTRODUCTION The IRC has been working in Bangladesh since 2018 on programs focused on preventing and responding to violence against the most vulnerable groups. Our high-impact programs are designed based on the best available evidence to bring measurable improvements in the lives of those we serve. The IRC considers the protection risks that any group of people forced to flee ...

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Climber dead, another seriously injured in 200ft fall from Mount Hood

One person died and another was seriously injured after falling 200 feet from Mount Hood in Oregon. The Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office said it received a distress call on Sunday and dispatched a search and rescue team to search for the two climbers. Rescuers had to deal with difficult conditions including wind gusts of 50 to 60 mph, deep snow ...

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Flores Elementary students donate pet food to rescue groups

By Neil Sturdevant | to March 06, 2022 Uvalde Consolidated Independent School DistrictFlores Elementary fifth-grade students in Vanessa Enriquez’s class show off more than 100 cans of pet food along with bagged food donations the students collected in a “100 Cans of Pets Challenge.” kindness”. The event celebrated the end of the first 100 days of school on February 10. ...

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Latino groups push for bilingual trade schools in small towns in central Pennsylvania

March 4, 2022 | 10:13 a.m. A 40-year-old Latin American organization in Lancaster is a model for helping growing communities. Antoine Orozco Anthony Orozco is the Latin American Communities Reporter for WITF. Anthony joined PA Post in May 2020 as a member of the Report For America corps and moved to ...

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Florida Sen. Rick Scott’s plan to ‘save America’ includes prosecuting transgender swimmers | Florida News | Tampa

Click to enlarge Photo by Dave Decker Rick Scott at CPAC 2022 in Orlando. U.S. Senator Rick Scott continued to promote his “11-point plan to save America” ​​on Wednesday, offering commentary on “male swimmers” in women’s sports along the way. Scott was on the centre-right Charlie Kirk radio show offering a point-by-point explanation of his plan when the conversation turned ...

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Who’s in the news: 04/03/22 – The Coast News Group

PALOMAR ON CAMPUS Palomar College reopened its main campus in San Marcos and its educational centers in Escondido, Rancho Bernardo and Fallbrook on February 22, as part of a plan to safely transition from face-to-face classes that were temporarily taught online. , towards the classroom. The spring semester began on January 31 with most classes in a virtual format due ...

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Opening of a veterinary clinic for low-income residents in Hamilton

By Anthony Urciuoli Published on February 25, 2022 at 11:36 am East Village Animal Hospital, a veterinary clinic that caters to low-income residents, opened in Hamilton. A veterinary clinic that caters to low-income residents with locations in London and Kitchener has opened in Hamilton. East Village Animal Hospital (EVAH) says it is accepting new clients at its location on Upper ...

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California lawmakers introduce bill of rights for dogs and cats

(Photo credit: FatCamera/Getty Images) In California, legislation is underway to eventually put in place a bill of rights for dogs and cats. If the bill passes, every animal shelter and animal rescue group will have to join. Also, just like restaurants do with health regulations, they should also have a copy of the new rules on hand. Here’s what you ...

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Carolyn Peebles among Honored Citizens at Smyrna Parks and Rec Banquet

“How can I serve you with excellence?” is often the first sentence that comes out of Carolyn Peebles’ mouth when talking to someone. “My life has always been a life of service,” said Peebles, whose name is associated with many community events in Smyrna. “This is my purpose on Earth. This is what I was created for.” Her exemplary community ...

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Clumsy escape as Roosters rescue center crushed by fallen tree causing £3,000 damage

SHOCKED roosters have been left homeless after their chicken coops were crushed by a fallen tree during Storm Eunice. The distraught owner of the Big Red Rooster Cockerel Rescue Center near Swindon, Helen Cooper, feared the worst when the big wood trapped Mini and Steve Harrington in their home yesterday morning, but she managed to free them – and bring ...

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Humanitarian groups urge IMF to allocate trillions of SDRs

Some economists and humanitarian groups believe that additional issuance of SDRs by the IMF will boost global economic recovery and public health. dean baker Dean Baker, Senior Economist at the Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR), retweeted an article shared by CEPR on economists like Jayati Ghosh explaining the importance of Special Drawing Rights (SDRs) with the help of ...

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Groups will continue to fight Bradford bypass project, despite federal government’s refusal to assess impact

Last week, the Impact Assessment Agency of Canada announced that it would not reverse its decision to refuse federal impact assessment designation for the Bradford Bypass. The request for a review of the decision was initiated by three local groups, Forbid Roads Over Greenspaces (FROGS), the Concerned Citizens of King Township (CCKT) and Stop the Bradford Bypass. Federal Environment and ...

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Operation Spay Bay reaches a milestone

BAY COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) – Operation Spay Bay has been in the works since March 2014 and it has no plans to slow down any time soon. “We usually have 60 to 100 or more a day,” says Cathy Harpe of Operation Spay Bay. In fact, he underwent his 70 thousandth operation on Monday, all by local relief groups coming ...

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Washington County officials consider prison expansion; questions raised over whether US bailout money can be used for the project

FAYETTEVILLE — A proposed $20 million expansion of the Washington County Detention Center has some justices of the peace at odds over the merits of the project and how the county might pay for it. Sheriff Tim Helder has proposed a 232-bed expansion, with additional space to reduce health and safety risks associated with the covid-19 virus. Jim Langford of ...

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Coast Guard cutter returns to Jacksonville after salvaging sunken ship

A Coast Guard cutter with a history of drug interceptions and successful sea rescues returned to Jacksonville after a 30-day patrol in the Caribbean Sea. The Valiant returned to Naval Station Mayport on Friday after a 6,300-mile patrol carrying out various operations, officials said. Part of that mission was to rescue 39 people in the waters off Puerto Rico after ...

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Five Fun Ways to Help Local McHenry County Organizations Fulfill Their Missions

You’ve probably heard it before: volunteering not only helps the community, but volunteering also helps you. As a volunteer, you can meet new people, learn new skills and advance your career. Volunteering gives meaning to action. It can boost your self-esteem and lift your spirits. But some volunteer opportunities take things to another level and scream “fun” right in their ...

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RNLI partners with Shropshire Fire & Rescue to deliver life-saving training

The RNLI and the Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service have held the first of a series of training sessions aimed at helping to prevent people from drowning in the river around Shrewsbury town centre. Pastors in Shrewsbury Street were the first to receive specialist training to help reduce the number of incidents of people getting into trouble falling into the ...

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Cats rescued from hoarder en route to adoption | News, Sports, Jobs

News Photo by Julie Riddle Alpena County Animal Control volunteer Dan Sharp holds a cat rescued from a hoarding situation in Alpena Township last month. ALPENA — All but six of the 46 cats rescued from a hoarding situation in Alpena Township last month have moved into foster homes to recuperate until they are ready for adoption. An out-of-area organization ...

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Poots donates £2m to vital search and rescue services

A new £2million Covid scheme to help support vital search and rescue teams across Northern Ireland was announced today by DAERA Minister Edwin Poots. He told the Assembly that the funding will help Northern Ireland’s nine search and rescue teams (NISAR), which rescue some 500 people every year, buy essential life-saving equipment. “I am delighted to announce this new £2 ...

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Animal adoption event brings rescued animals and families together

GREENVILLE, NC (WNCT) — Finding a fur home for pets to adopt was the mission of the Carolina Animal Network, which hosted an event at Pet Supplies Plus in Greenville on Sunday. People came looking for a pet that needed a loving home. Some people have even traveled for hours to meet and bring home their new fur baby. “We ...

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State studying how to support search and rescue groups

Colorado Search and Rescue listed a number of ways search and rescue groups could use more support. DENVER (KDVR) – Search and rescue teams are requesting resources and support to keep the backcountry safe. Colorado Search and Rescue listed a number of ways search and rescue groups could use more support. These include funding for their relief teams, covering the ...

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More than 50 dogs rescued in ‘historic’ Gaston County hoarding case

GASTON COUNTY, NC (QUEEN CITY NEWS) – Dozens of dogs who were rescued from an apparent hoarding situation in Gaston County are being cared for across the region. Queen City News caught up with Piedmont Animal Rescue of Mooresville, one of the groups tasked with caring for nearly 60 dogs over the weekend at this property alone. Piedmont Animal Rescue ...

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Oklahoma animal shelter needs foster homes for hundreds of dogs

An Oklahoma animal shelter desperately needs foster homes for hundreds of dogs. It’s a race against time to save hundreds of subway dogs from euthanasia. Country Road Animal Rescue saves hundreds of pets, but to keep saving lives, they need help now. Now a local animal rescue group has said it is in desperate need of foster families to step ...

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Why efforts to help Afghanistan are failing

WASHINGTON – As winter deepens, a grim situation in Afghanistan worsens. Freezing temperatures are adding to the downward spiral of misery that accompanied the fall of the US-backed government and the Taliban’s rise to power. Aid groups and international agencies estimate that around 23 million people, more than half of the country, face severe starvation and nearly 9 million are ...

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Betty White’s Birthday Video Thanks Fans for Their Love and Support

item FILE – Actress Betty White (R) and Uggie the dog attend the Friars Club Salute To Betty White at Sheraton New York Hotel & Towers on May 16, 2012 in New York City. Weeks after her tragic passing, Betty White had one last message to share with her fans around the world on what would have been her 100th ...

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Alarming trend of dogs being left to starve in the cold prompts stern message from Pittsburgh animal rescue groups

LIVE NOW WITH THEIR MESSAGE. SHELN.DO >> The Reporter: YEAH, WELL, LIKE YOU SAID, IT’S A DISTURBING TREND THAT ANIMAL RESCUE GROUPS SAY HAS BEEN COVERED IN THE PAST THREE MONTHS. THIS AFTERNOON THE LATEST TWO CASES, TWO DOGS IN SEPARATE CASES FOUND HUNGER ON THE STREET AND BROUGHT HERE TO HUMANE ANIMAL RCUE.ES THIS IS A DOG FOUND THIS ...

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The Colleyville context | The Jewish Chronicle of Pittsburgh

Another heartbreaking Shabbat. Another shrine violated. Another assault on Jews and everything we stand for. For us, an attack on a synagogue is not just a visceral event; it’s personal. We don’t need to read the history books to understand how it feels. Colleyville was an anti-Semitic act of terrorism that should serve as a reminder to anyone who needed ...

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Fayetteville plans strategy for use of US bailout money

FAYETTEVILLE — The city is ready to hand out the bulk of its U.S. bailout money now that the federal government has released final rules. The city received $17.9 million in federal aid and received half the amount. The rest will come this year. So far, the city council has authorized the use of nearly $2.3 million. The city is ...

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Democratic and GOP caucus group sets session goals

BOISE — Gov. Brad Little kicked off the 2022 statewide legislative session by wanting to put more money back in the pockets of Idahoans, make strategic investments in education , broadband, maintenance, taxes and transport. After Little’s Jan. 10 speech, Democratic and Republican lawmakers weighed in on Little’s statements, with both caucus groups outlining their plans moving forward. Sen. Michelle ...

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Betty White Challenge urges fans to donate to animal shelters and rescue groups

LONG ISLAND (WABC) — Betty White fans across the country are asking people to commemorate the animal lover’s 100th birthday on Monday by donating $5 to their local animal shelter or rescue organization. The Betty White Challenge started on Facebook and has taken off. The American Humane Society says donations to its organization have skyrocketed since Betty White’s death “We’ve ...

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SES warns of flooding complacency in West New South Wales after several rescues

The state emergency service is warning people against complacency around flood waters following several rescues in west-central New South Wales over the weekend. Key points: SES crews in the western zone have carried out 121 rescues from flood waters since November SES fears people will be caught off guard by flash floods Campers are encouraged to consult the weather forecast ...

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Halifax Search and Rescue takes on new role and helps locate homeless people in the city

Halifax Search and Rescue recently took on a new role – on nights when the mercury drops or a storm hits, the city has tasked volunteers to watch those living on the streets. This weekend marked the seventh time that volunteers had come out. Walking through the woods of a park in the Halifax area around midnight on Saturday, volunteers ...

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Local pet organization wins awards

The Animal Pad, a non-profit all breed dog rescue based in La Mesa, recently won two awards from pet supply retailer Petco totaling $ 11,000. It was one of many animal rescue and welfare groups making money through the Petco Love Stories campaign. Petco Love Stories are stories from local residents about the pets they saved and how the animals ...

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Czech rescuers protest against vaccine mandate

A policeman receives a dose of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine during a trial at the National Vaccination Center located inside the O2 Arena in Prague, Czech Republic, April 9, 2021. REUTERS / David W Cerny Register now for FREE and unlimited access to Reuters.com Register PRAGUE, Jan.4 (Reuters) – Several thousand Czech firefighters, police and rescue workers have backed ...

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Powell River Orphaned Wildlife Society helps transfer tired cub to rehabilitation center

DEN DIGGER: A Westview resident noticed a small bear cub digging a hole under a porch. They called the BC RAPP line (1.877.952.7277), and the call went to local conservation officer Andrew Anaka. This little one, who was preparing for winter, was also beginning to fall asleep, even while digging. He was quickly picked up by Andrew and placed in ...

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Celebrate the New Year with the Holiday Concert by Rob Mathes

Thousands of people have already watched the Rob Mathes Holiday Concert, available for just two weeks this year on YouTube. If you haven’t watched it yet, there are still a few days left to see the concert online before it is gone forever on January 5th. “Last year, in the midst of the pandemic, myself and a few of my ...

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Indonesian Navy ship tows boat with Rohingya refugees to port

LHOKSEUMAWE, Indonesia – An Indonesian Navy ship was towing a boat carrying 120 Rohingya Muslims to the port on Thursday after drifting for days off the country’s northernmost province of Aceh, a navy official said. The refugee’s wooden boat reportedly leaked and had a damaged engine. Efforts to rescue its passengers, who are largely women and children, began after the ...

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Chandigarh University comes to the aid of Indian farmers; develops an AI-based mobile application to detect crop diseases – ThePrint

Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], Dec. 28 (ANI / PRNewswire): Among the many problems facing Indian farmers, the disease problem in crops has caused major losses to the farming community. According to one estimate, Indian farmers suffer an annual loss of Rs. 90,000 crore due to pests and diseases, which destroy the growing crops in the field. Chandigarh University has come forward ...

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