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State Budget Stalemate Could Affect Social Services In Luzerne County

WILKES-BARRE — As lawmakers continue to butt heads about the state’s budget, dozens of organizations that receive state dollars are left wondering how they will be funded, and if they will be able to provide services to the people who depend on them. 349 more words

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114 files missing from 'Westminster pedophile ring' dossier, Home Office admits/At least 40 UK politicians complicit in alleged Westminster 'pedophile ring' – report

A general view shows the headquarters of Britain’s Home Office in central London (Reuters/Alessia Pierdomenico) / Reuters

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The UK Home Office has admitted that it can’t find 114 “potentially relevant files” relating to the pedophile scandal engulfing Westminster, in which there are allegations that senior political figures were involved in, or covered up, child sex abuse. 1,466 more words

Odyssey House named BEST OF STATE!

Congratulations to ODYSSEY HOUSE in being selected for the 2015 BEST OF STATE (Utah) in three categories: Mental Health Services, Youth Treatment Services and Charitable Service Organization.  Way to go!

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Government loses Supreme Court case on determining ordinary residence of care user

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The government is to study urgently a Supreme Court ruling which criticised its decision making and statutory guidance in relation to determining the ordinary residence of care users. 1,602 more words

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Homeless in the Holy City

By SETH J. FRANTZMAN

Published in The Jerusalem Post’s In Jerusalem on July 17

It’s a Thursday night in Jerusalem – the time for parties, public drunkenness and revelry among the capital’s Jewish youth.  2,806 more words

Thomas

There’s a baby in the hospital. I’ll call him Thomas, although obviously that isn’t his name. He is in the baby unit, quite simply, because nobody wants him. 386 more words