Rescue Groups

Big rate hikes coming in 2022 for some Michigan health insurance plans

State regulators have approved large increases in health insurance rates for 2022, which would reflect the recent pent-up demand for medical procedures and services that people are delaying due to previous outbreaks of COVID-19. The increases approved by the Michigan Department of Insurance and Financial Services will take effect Jan. 1 and will average 7.1% for small group plans – ...

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Colorado animal rescue groups desperately seek forever homes

DENVER (KDVR) – One of Denver’s largest animal shelters is calling for help as it reaches capacity. The Dumb Friends League has seen its greatest number of animals in about a decade. Katie Parker, vice president of operations, said they started to feel pressure when they reached 800 animals at their Denver shelter. She said they were now hovering between ...

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“They told me about asylum here and I think it’s better, more correct, to do it right,” Mondragon said. He has young daughters and “I wouldn’t take the risk.” For Chacón, she made the decision to leave Guatemala after a machete attack, she said, showing scars along her left arm. Nadia’s sister, Esthela, disappeared in 2006 as she crossed the ...

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Child tax credit expansion divides swing voters

Some swing voters say the most important things to preserve in the Democrats’ massive social spending program are those that would cut prescription drug costs, cut pollution, and make child care or preschool free or more. affordable. Yes, but: Much less popular among Trump voters in Biden: Child tax credit extension extended to 2025. Stay on top of the latest ...

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Sunshine Coast Puppy Farm was dismissed after 400,000 objections; the council is preparing for the legal fight

A Queensland council went against its own staff’s advice to dismiss a major dog breeding establishment, while noting that it could trigger costly lawsuits. Key points: Proposed major dog breeding center for Sunshine Coast rejected by local council Counselors were concerned about the welfare of breeding females Dog breeder says all of his puppies were born and raised in a ...

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Local groups help Afghan refugees settle in Tallahassee

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) – Afghan refugees arrive in the Florida capital. The International Rescue Committee is focused on resettling families displaced from their countries due to hardship around the world, and now they are focused on helping people who have helped the United States for over 20 years. “In different capacities, either through their role as interpreters or through their ...

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Nassau Barkfest dog costume contest returns this year

EAST MEADOW, NY – Ghouls and four-legged goblins will descend on Eisenhower Park later this month, as the ninth annual Nassau Barkfest brings costumed pets to the park. Barkfest is a free pet Halloween costume contest and parade that takes place annually in Eisenhower Park. This year’s event is scheduled for October 30 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at ...

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Just Us Cat and Kitten Rescue is looking for donations

Just Us Cat and Kitten Rescue is asking for monetary donations from community members. The COVID-19 pandemic has been tough on everyone, even furry friends. Just Us Cat and Kitten Rescue was established as a non-profit organization in 2006 to serve the communities of East Sussex by managing the communities of cats and kittens, both domestic and wild. With traditional ...

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