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  • Central Florida's summer food program trying to reach more kids

    Central Florida's summer food program trying to reach more kids
    Thousands of Central Florida kids who get free and reduced-cost meals at school will go hungry or fill their stomachs with cheap junk food once summer comes, officials worry. Typically, only 9 percent of the region's students who are eligible for the...
  • Hope and helplessness as agencies try to speed aid to city neighborhoods

    Hope and helplessness as agencies try to speed aid to city neighborhoods
    Local agencies and foundations are reviewing an outpouring of demand from Baltimore businesses and neighborhoods for support after last month's unrest with a combination of hope and helplessness. The United Way, the Baltimore Community Foundation and...
  • Stars bring the funny for 'Red Nose Day' live fundraiser

    Stars bring the funny for 'Red Nose Day' live fundraiser
    "Do something funny for money" was the slogan of NBC's inaugural "Red Nose Day" telecast, a live three-hour show that helped raise more than $10 million to aid children living in poverty in the U.S. and abroad. The telecast that originated Thursday from...
  • Lehigh Valley runners are lacing up the shoes for 1-mile run series

    Lehigh Valley runners are lacing up the shoes for 1-mile run series
    Runners, get ready to test yourselves. Heck, anybody, get ready. The area's premier running club, the Lehigh Valley Road Runners, is staging a three-race series of one-mile runs in the Valley's major cities over the next three months. The LVRR...
  • Guest column: These grants are good for county

    Guest column: These grants are good for county
    I feel the need to respond to the recent editorial, "Appearances matter with Schuh's grant decisions" (The Capital, May 13) questioning County Executive Steve Schuh's community grant recommendations. As someone who participated in the overall grant...
  • Donation going to women's charities

    Donation going to women's charities
    Name: Adrianne Weissman Age: 57 Residence: Jupiter Birthplace: New York Family: Husband, Fred Weissman; daughters, Elyse and Alexis Weissman Career: President of Evelyn and Arthur, a women's retailer Organization: The Boynton Beach-based...
  • Michael De Lucca, president, Broward Regional Health Planning Council, Inc.

    Michael De Lucca, president, Broward Regional Health Planning Council, Inc.
    Mr. De Lucca directs a staff of over 119 professionals in delivering Administrative, Planning, Direct Services, Evaluation and Organizational Capacity Building. With a budget of over $17 million, the Council’s programs include: Healthy Families...
  • Schuh defends controversial community grants

    On West Street in Annapolis, the Light House homeless shelter is busy turning an old building into a bistro for a culinary job training center. Last year, Anne Arundel County gave the shelter $100,000, half of which was designated for the project. The...
  • Estos bomberos apagan fuegos pero encienden pasiones | FOTOS

    Estos bomberos apagan fuegos pero encienden pasiones | FOTOS
    El club nocturno The Abbey, en el centro de Orlando, casi se incendia el pasado fin de semana, pero nadie tuvo que llamar a los bomberos, porque ellos ya estaban ahí. Y es que ellos se despojaron de sus uniformes como parte de una competencia para...
  • Letters to the editor

    Letters to the editor
    State budget cuts have substantial social costs While granted a small reprieve for fiscal year 2015, human service programs across Illinois will again face significant cuts in the state budget as Illinois rightly tries to put its fiscal house in order....
  • LAUSD pospone voto sobre la resolución de Equidad en los Cursos A-G

    LAUSD pospone voto sobre la resolución de Equidad en los Cursos A-G
    A pesar de que más de 500 padres de familia y estudiantes se manifestaron en favor de que el Distrito Escolar Unificado de Los Ángeles (LAUSD), votara este martes a favor de la Equidad en la resolución A-G, una medida con el objetivo de preparar a los...