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Take Root at Green Space: Kaley Pruitt Dance and URBAN/TRIBE

Queens, N.Y. In January, Green Space’s monthly curated performance series, Take Root, hosted Kaley Pruitt Dance and U R B A N / T R I B E. The former presented a clever dance theatre duet that used comic book tropes to meditate upon friendship; the latter showed a physically and emotionally demanding contemporary dance […]

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Thailand Urged to Loosen Restrictions Around Monarchy Defamation Law

New York, N.Y. As a student activist awaits trial in detention for posting a news article about the new monarchy on social media, an independent United Nations expert today called on Thai authorities to stop using royal defamation laws to stifle free speech. Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom […]

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The Dr. Yum Project Offers Casino Night to Help Kids Learn Healthy Eating

SPOTSYLVANIA, Virginia – What do a casino night and healthy eating have in common? On March 3, 2017, the community is invited to take part in Casino Night, being sponsored by The Doctor Yum Project, with funds going to support the mission of teaching families to eat healthy. Casino Night will be held at The […]

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Photo of the Day – Jan. 3, 2017

Rwandan Battalion Helps Local Community Clean School Members of the Rwandan battalion (RWANBATT-1) of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) worked with the local community in Kapuri, a town on the outskirts of the capital Juba, along with the Rwandan community in South Sudan, to clean the Kapuri Primary School. During the clean-up initiative, […]

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Abused Dog Living in Hell Finally Rescued After 7 Years

SMITHTOWN, New York  – Every dog deserves a happy life with a loving family, but that’s not what they all get. Some people, however, set out to do what they can to find those dogs that are being mistreated, and to work to give them a whole new life. That’s exactly what happened with Tito, a […]

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Tasty Valentine’s Day Gifts with Direct-to-Door Delivery

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According to the National Confectioners Association (NCA), chocolate accounted for approximately 59 percent of U.S. candy retail sales for the six weeks leading up to Valentine’s Day in 2016. That’s a lot of sweet treats duly expressing our love and adoration for the darlings in our lives. Knowing these throngs, and possibly more, will again […]

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11 Endearing Valentine’s Day Gifts & Gets

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Looking for that perfect Valentine’s Day gift that’s sure to charm the loved ones in your life? With so many options to choose from, it can certainly be challenging to narrow down the field—potentially turning into a shopping endeavor that’s more bitter than sweet. Even so, throngs will surely shop to their heart’s content this […]

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7 Reasons Dining at Marina Kitchen San Diego Is a Must-Do

Courtesy Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina

Destination-driven gourmands will do well to visit Marina Kitchen restaurant ensconced in the San Diego Marriott Marquis hotel. This innovation-oriented eatery serves up classic Southern California dishes, but with its own distinctive, modern twist courtesy of Chef Aron Schwartz. He is a man on a mission to proffer foodstuffs crafted from the best fresh, seasonal […]

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EOD Warriors Share Their Lessons of Love and Gratitude this Valentine’s Day

  EOD Warriors go through hardship on the battlefield and gain a sense of gratitude NICEVILLE, Florida – In the United States military, there are 7,000 Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) warriors who disarm and dispose of bombs, willingly putting themselves in harms way to save the lives of others. Performing the most dangerous job in the […]

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Police Officer and Veteran to Receive Service Dogs from Paws of War

  Palm Coast, Florida — A U.S. Air Force veteran and a Flagler County Sheriff’s Officer will be uniting with service dogs through the Paws of War program. The nonprofit organization rescues dogs, gives them the necessary training, and then pairs them with veterans in need of service pets. The official introduction of the dogs […]

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Dog Chained Outside for 15 Years Rescued

‘Pay-for-Pounds’ Contests Prompting Workplace Weight Loss

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4th Annual Penguin Plunge

Animal Rescue Group Takes On Dogs Being Left Out in the Cold

Oleum Vera Introduces DIY Organic Hair Care Kit

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Planning Ahead – Four Fun-Filled Ways to Help EOD Veterans in 2017