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Slavery Worth Protesting!

We’re going to begin with something you haven’t heard in a while—an actual piece of bona fide good news. We could all use some after a week that included threats of a North Korean nuclear holocaust, a bloody… 1,072 more words

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Young Australian woman up for awards after founding charity to help other grieving mothers

A young mother overcome with grief from the loss of her stillborn daughter has created a not-for-profit charity that offers love and support to mourning families.  152 more words

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Thinking of going vegan or avoiding red meat? Read this first...

This article was originally going to be part of the July 2017 News Round-Up, but there were so many news items about veganism that month that I decided to give it it’s own post and include more commentary. 1,119 more words

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LA made $1.3B in illegal immigrant welfare payouts in just 2 years

Illegal immigrant families received nearly $1.3 billion in Los Angeles

County welfare money during 2015 and 2016, nearly one-​quarter of the amount spent on the county’s entire needy population. 502 more words

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Giving To Others What They Never Had

Melvin and Kathryn Johnson grew up during a time when educational opportunities were hard to come by; especially when you were trying to make a living and put food on the table.   41 more words

Department of Agriculture Announces New Agribusiness Development Grant

This week, the Tennessee Department of Agriculture announced the Agriculture Enterprise Fund (AEF), a new agribusiness development grant that will provide assistance to new and expanding Tennessee agriculture and food businesses. 114 more words

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