Rescue Groups

Alley Cat Rescue Announces New African Wildcat Project to Map African Wildcat Sightings Across Africa and Surrounding Areas | New

MONT RAINIER, MD., September 21, 2021 / PRNewswire-PRWeb / – Alley Cat Rescue, Inc. (ACR) Launches African Wildcat (Felis lybica) Sightings Mapping Project Across Africa and neighboring countries. The African Wildcat project will collect data from people visiting and living in these areas through the ACR Facebook group (facebook.com/ACRAWCProject) and the online report form. Those reporting sightings will provide details ...

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Injured hiker swept off Moat Mountain trail

CONTACT: Lt Bradley Morse 603-744-5470 603-271-3361 September 20, 2021 Albany, New Hampshire – On September 19, 2021, New Hampshire Fish and Game was notified of an injured hiker on the Moat Mountain Trail in Albany. Toni Weinstein, 49, of New Market, NH, was hiking the Moat Mountain Trail and slipped on a rock injuring his ankle. She was unable to ...

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Autonomous robots prepared for a search and rescue mission in a cave

PITTSBURGH – After practicing in an old limestone mine and abandoned hospital outside Pittsburgh, a fleet of robots from Carnegie Mellon University are heading to Kentucky for the final test of the ability to navigate autonomously on an uncertain underground route. The challenge: Collect as many items as possible in an hour while navigating a cave in Louisville, Ky. The ...

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Madison County Commission approves spending on US bailout

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama (WAFF) – First responders, county employees and some local organizations will receive a boost from federal COVID-19 assistance in Madison County. County Commissioners Pass $ 36 Million Budget Full-time county employees will receive a bonus of $ 5,000. Part-time employees will receive $ 1,000. HEMSI, the US Space and Rocket Center and the new mental health facility in ...

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Search and rescue training exercises to test skills and interoperability

Search and rescue personnel will practice skills and interoperability this week with two planned training exercises. This weekend, Tasmanian Police search and rescue teams will be joined by participants from Ambulance Tasmania and several rescue and volunteer groups including the State Emergency Service (SES) , Surf Life Saving Tasmania (SLST), Southern Tasmanian Caverneers, Northern Caverneers and the Mole Creek Caving ...

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Alabama Humanities Alliance grants $ 800,000 to 83 cultural organizations

The Alabama Humanities Alliance (AHA) has awarded $ 800,000 to 83 humanities-based nonprofits across the state. One-time grants support many of Alabama’s most valuable cultural sites and community resources as they continue to recover from the financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. You can view the full list of grant recipients here. Grant recipients include museums, libraries and archives, historic ...

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Bitcoin adoption in El Salvador is marred by problems

El Salvador faced a difficult transition on Tuesday in adopting Bitcoin as legal tender. The government’s application to facilitate transactions – its “digital wallet” – has temporarily gone offline, protesters have taken to the streets of the capital to denounce the move, and the price of Bitcoin has fallen sharply, demonstrating market volatility cryptocurrencies. The country is the first to ...

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Why the White House loves Texas tenant bailouts

“Texas is an example of how programs improve when administrators are ready to learn and adapt to shortcomings in design and implementation,” said Diane Yentel, president and chief executive officer. leadership of the National Low Income Housing Coalition. “To their credit, the program administrators recognized that the initial program design was not working and used the lessons of their mistakes ...

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Hill’s Pet Nutrition partners with JoAnna Garcia Swisher and 15 minor league baseball teams to spotlight pet adoption in shelters across the country

NEW YORK, September 1, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Hill’s Pet Nutrition, a Global Leader in Premium Pet Nutrition, Today Announced Partnerships with Actress and Entrepreneur JoAnna Garcia Swisher, and 15 minor league baseball teams to launch #HillsForLife. This initiative celebrates Hill’s Pet Nutrition’s support for NBCUniversal Local’s annual national Clear The Shelters â„¢ pet adoption and donation campaign through ...

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Ector County Commissioners Discuss American Rescue Plan Act Money

ODESSA, Texas (KOSA) – As the coronavirus continues to spread, Ector County commissioners are deciding how the federal money will be distributed. On Tuesday morning, commissioners heard eight different groups asking for a portion of the US bailout funds – and it wasn’t just hospitals. Groups like the Odessa Volunteer Fire Department and the Ector County ISD as well as ...

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NBC4 and TELEMUNDO 52 Clear The Shelters ‘Adopt & Donate’ Campaign Returns August 23 – September 19 – NBC Los Angeles

NBC4 / KNBC and Telemundo 52 / KVEA launch their highly anticipated Clear The Sheltersâ„¢ pet adoption and donation campaign. This is the seventh year in a row that the two stations have harnessed the power of television and their multiple digital platforms to raise awareness about pet adoptions at local animal shelters and rescue organizations in Southern California. . ...

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New law could help save turtles

From ancient squeaky petroglyphs and children’s book heroine Myrtle the Turtle to fictional superheroes Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, turtles have long fascinated people. While intriguing, turtles need protection, not human homes, say wildlife officials. When some people find quarter-sized turtles and think they are “cute”, they bring the animal home and soon learn that the turtles are getting too big ...

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Commissioners extend deadline for report on adult corrections

The Travis County Commissioners Court voted unanimously to grant a 45-day extension to an upcoming report on Travis County’s adult corrections system. The report is prepared by a collaborative group comprising Justice Planning, Health and Human Services, and the Sheriff’s Office. Commissioners passed a resolution on June 15 to lead the report, in response to public backlash against a spending ...

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Alternative Payment Models for CenteringPregnancy® Enable Federally Approved Health Centers to … | New

Boston, Aug 09, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – The Centering Healthcare Institute (CHI) today released a white paper titled “Payment Models to Support Sustainability of CenteringPregnancy in Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs),” which examines methods of Payment Alternatives (APM)) to support FQHC to improve the value of maternal health care while addressing health disparities. Independently prepared by Health Management Associates, the ...

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Almost six weeks after the start of the new fiscal year, the House version of the state budget is beginning to emerge

Image: Adobe Stock Differences in HHS proposals indicate a lot of work awaits House and Senate negotiators Leaders of the House budget subcommittee released large chunks of their spending proposal on Thursday, as the chamber began to speed up passage of its full budget. Pay increases or bonuses that the Chamber will propose for teachers and civil servants remain to ...

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Lost hikers rely on unpaid rescuers. Colorado could change that.

Embarrassed by an aging volunteer base, search and rescue officials across the country say they are struggling to cope with an increase in calls for help. “The lack of lifeguards is a chronic problem in many areas,” said Jeff Sparhawk, president of the Colorado Search and Rescue Association. “Some teams are very hard hit. “ Colorado lawmakers say the problem ...

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Kern County Animal Services receives $ 5,000 through California Animal Welfare Funders Collaborative

The California Animal Welfare Funders Collaborative (CAWFC) recently distributed nearly $ 300,000 in grants to 27 groups with the goal of creating the greatest potential impact for homeless dogs statewide. | Flikr The California Animal Welfare Funders Collaborative (CAWFC) recently distributed nearly $ 300,000 in grants to 27 groups with the goal of creating the greatest potential impact for homeless ...

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Prevent motor vehicle theft, tips for living longer

Dear Readers: Avoiding Your Car Theft 101. Here we go: 1. Never leave your car running unattended, even for a quick jaunt to the convenience store. Switch off the ignition and take your keys. 2. Never leave valuables visible in the car: laptops, purses, tote bags, phones, sneakers. Keep these items covered in the trunk or at home. 3. Keep ...

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Escaped bull spotted, rescuer says

“Aviation is in place! You have an observation! ” Frankie Floridia, one of the animal rescuers looking for a runaway bull in the Mastic-Shirley area since Tuesday, was out of breath on Friday morning: a FedEx driver saw the animal from the edge from the road, and now a policeman the helicopter was back in the sky to join the ...

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Rescue groups struggle to find space, money to deal with endless stream of dogs and cats

Leaders of animal rescue organizations say they are running out of steam. They are struggling to find space and money for an overwhelming number of animals. “Every year we think, ‘Oh my God, this has been the worst year. “But this year has been huge with the number of admissions and dropouts,” said Elizabeth Jackson, executive director of the Animal ...

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American Rescue Plan distributes $ 830 million for education funding in Tennessee

CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee (WDEF) – The US Department of Education has announced the approval of the US Tennessee emergency plan for elementary and secondary schools. $ 830 million from the US bailout will go to education. It will be used to reopen schools safely, keep schools safe and provide new opportunities for students, especially those most affected by the pandemic. Tennessee’s ...

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Pakistani army rescues 5 kidnapped telecom workers near Afghan border

DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan, July 16 (Reuters) – The Pakistani military rescued five telecommunications workers kidnapped by Islamist militants last month near the Afghan border in a series of operations in which two soldiers were killed, the army said on Friday. The border regions of northwest Pakistan have become relatively peaceful after years of violence, but Pakistani Taliban militants have ...

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National Democratic groups launch digital ad in NH as child tax credit payments begin

RENTAL OF CHILDREN’S IMPT CREDIT EXPANSION. Three national Democratic groups join to launch digital ads in New Hampshire and several other battlefield states, praising the expanded child care tax credit payments that are expected to start reaching Americans eligible today. The ad program, which is described as nationally five-digit, is sponsored by the Democratic Senate Campaign Committee, the Democratic Congressional ...

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New Horizons Humane Society seeks to expand its services

REED CITY – New Horizons Humane Society, which recently opened a thrift store and pet food bank in Reed City, is looking to expand its services to the community. “There is a big problem with cats in Reed City,” said Miguel Troche, president of the NHHS. “We have people calling us to report that people are throwing away their kitty ...

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‘Heartbreaking’: rescuers find 30 abandoned rabbits, many dead

CALVERTON, NY – Animal rescuers say the images of 30 abandoned rabbits – many dead – they found in Calverton, are impossible to erase from their minds and hearts. According to the Suffolk County SPCA, on Sunday, Kathi Willi, 59, and William Melton, 52, of Ridge, were arrested and charged with violations of Section 355 of the Agriculture and Markets ...

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Local animal shelters team up for county-wide adoption event July 10-11

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) – Animal shelters in the Tucson area are teaming up to host a county-wide adoption event this weekend. According to a Facebook event page, Pima Animal Care Center, Hermitage No-Kill Cat Shelter, Humane Society of Southern Arizona, HOPE Animal Shelter, Animal League of Green Valley and Cherished Tails are among the participating groups. “We are thrilled to ...

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Sacramento groups aim to raise awareness of child tax credits

Thousands of dollars in tax credits will be up for grabs for qualifying families with children across the country. As part of the new US bailout, the Child Tax Credit will allow families to receive up to $ 3,600 per child. Families can receive the credit in the form of monthly payments starting July 15. The Sacramento Poor People’s Campaign ...

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Russian plane crashes with 28 passengers on board

The plane, a Russian-built Antonov An-26 turboprop twin-engine, was flying from the regional capital Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky to the village of Palana in northern Kamchatka, when it missed a scheduled communication and disappeared from radar, according to local emergencies. and transport agents. The Russian Aviation Agency told CNN on Tuesday that the wreckage of the plane was found 2.5 kilometers from the ...

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Intermountain Helathcare and Classic join forces

Classic, headquartered in North Salt Lake, Utah, operates 28 aircraft (16 rotary-wing and 12 fixed-wing) and covers much of the same footprint as the Telehealth service network. Intermountain, supporting residents of rural communities. In addition, Classic’s multi-state community operation is distinct and complementary to the Intermountain Life Flight hospital structure. Classic made approximately 5,000 flights in 2020. It has 22 ...

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Tropical Storm Elsa will miss the Surfside condo collapse site; Number of dead at 28, of which 117 are still missing

KEY POINTS The death toll rose to 28 after another victim was found in the rubble of the condominium Controlled demolition was planned due to the approach of Tropical Storm Elsa The Surfside area is now likely to avoid the shock of the storm A day after the remaining structure of Champlain Towers South in Florida was demolished over fears ...

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Element of Biden’s bailout sparked Tory backlash – prompted by pervasive myth

A provision of American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 reserve $ 5 billion for farmers of color. This freeze was immediately criticized by conservative pundits and right-wing media, and ridiculed as racist because white farmers were not eligible for aid. Give something to the farmers because they are black is problematic. It’s no better than giving someone privileges because They ...

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Wildlife organization uses old bra hooks to rehabilitate turtles

To learn more about how this interesting process works, Green business spoke with Tracy Belle, founder and director of the Iowa-based company Wildthunder Wildlife & Animal Rehabilitation & Sanctuary (Wildthunder WARS)., A state and federally licensed wildlife rehabilitation center that has been rescuing animals for 25 years. Bra hooks can rehabilitate broken turtle shells. In June 2019, Wildthunder WARS shared ...

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