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Lehigh Gas facilities to offer compressed natural gas fueling Lehigh Gas Partners LP, a leading wholesale distributor of motor fuels, and Clean Energy Fuels Corp., North America's largest provider of natural gas for transportation, announced an agreement...
A nonprofit announced this week that it won a $6.1 million federal grant to operate Head Start and Early Head Start programs in Glendale, Altadena and Pasadena over the next five years. The competitive grant handed down by the U.S. Department of...
Many Republicans, and Democrats, never thought the automatic across-the-board spending cuts known as sequestration would take effect. After all, they might produce dangerous, if unintended, consequences such as potentially bankrupting the U.S. health care...
The following guest commentary was written by Carl Levin, the senior U.S. Senator from Michigan and chairman of the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations. Recently, the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, which I chair, held the latest in...
Mary Ann Cross was entering freshman year at her Austin neighborhood high school when she had her first child. She was 16 when she had her second child. Now 18, she gave birth to her third two months ago. When people ask her why she's had so many...
Carol Elizabeth Johnson, age 94, of Faith, South Dakota, passed away on May, 28, 2013 at the Good Samaritan Center in New Underwood, South Dakota. She was born on December 25, 1918, in Kenmare, North Dakota while her mother and brothers were in...
Tags: Human Interest, Dwayne Johnson
"Business Matters" host Tony Iannelli joked on Thursday that he was under pressure to live up to Comedy Central pundit Stephen Colbert, who recently interviewed U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright. But even if Iannelli couldn't match Colbert's deadpan comedy, he,...
The Broward Center for the Performing Arts is getting $1 million from the estate of a local philanthropist. The late Mary N. Porter recently left $43 million of her estate with the Community Foundation of Broward to help fund nonprofits and meet other...
Tags: Festive Events, Students, Entertainment, Movies, Charity
South Bend TribuneSOUTH BEND — The Literacy Council of North Central Indiana recently supplied “Adventures in Science” backpacks to students ages 2 to 5 in the local Head Start preschool program. Each backpack had four books and science-related activities...
When children get the nurturing and support they need from the very start, they thrive and are more likely to succeed in school and in life. This is why Connecticut should create an Office of Early Childhood and Congress should enact President Obama's...
Tags: U.S. Congress, Barack Obama
Thank you for Jamie Smith Hopkins front page story on the growth of poverty in suburbs across Maryland ("Poor people in Balto.'s suburbs outnumber those in city," May 21). The article is must reading for policymakers, civic groups, faith-based leaders and...
Tags: Social Issues, Poverty
WASHINGTON (AP) — With Congress increasingly unable to resolve budget disputes, federal programs on automatic pilot are consuming ever larger amounts of government resources. The trend helps older Americans, who receive the bulk of Social Security...
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