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Celebration Marks End of Open Defecation in Three Villages in Mopti Region, Mali

The WASHplus Project, funded by the United States Government via USAID, triggers change in sanitation practices through the community-led total sanitation (CLTS) approach with a “plus” component that includes an emphasis on hand washing with soap after using the toilet. 543 more words


WASHplus Project in Kenya Shares Experiences in Transitioning Workshop

By George Nyairo Obanyi, FHI 360

About the Author: George Nyairo Obanyi is the Information Officer for FHI 360/Kenya based in Nairobi. George provides communications support to the country office and field programs. 644 more words


OR WILDFIRE: Onion Mountain Fire


  • 15 mi W of Grants Pass, OR


  • Start Saturday 9/13/14 1030 hours approximately


  • 2,949 acres
  • 2% contained


  • Pickett Creek, Shan Creek, Riverbanks Road, and Taylor Creek Road areas remain in effect.
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Good News Roundup Podcast

The effects of the Alice v. CLS Bank Supreme Court case have been felt in the recent Federal Court of appeals, Digitech case. The court decided to not even check for infringements, as the initial image processing software was deemed not to be a significant improvement to the computer, but merely a computer implementing a non‑patent‑eligible technique. 54 more words