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Rural Hospitals Do Offer Quality Health Care To Communities They Serve
Rural Hospitals Do Offer Quality Health Care To Communities They Serve

Rural hospitals wanted to get the message across the communities they are serving: That you don't have to obtain big city hospital services for quality health care. According to rural health...more

Potato Salad Kickstarter Campaign To Hold Benefit Concert for Homeless
Potato Salad Kickstarter Campaign To Hold Benefit Concert for Homeless

Zack Danger Brown, who spearheaded the scrumptious potato salad Kickstarter campaign that started with a modest amount of $10 for a quality side dish, will host a benefit concert to help alleviate...more

82 Georgia Communities to Get Major Community Development Block Grant Funding
82 Georgia Communities to Get Major Community Development Block Grant Funding

About 82 Georgia communities will score nearly $40 million in Community Development Block Grant funding to work on local economic growth projects. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban...more

Winter Park Has Potential to Transform Fairbanks Avenue
Winter Park Has Potential to Transform Fairbanks Avenue

Amy Bradbury and Emily Hanna, students in the Master's in Urban and Regional Planning program at the University of Central Florida, taps Winter Park as having the potential to significantly...more

San Jose to Transform Hotels and Motels Into Transitional Housing for Homeless
San Jose to Transform Hotels and Motels Into Transitional Housing for Homeless

San Jose city officials aim to stop prostitution on South First Street by converting the hotels and motels surrounding the area into a housing community for the homeless. The city council has...more

USDA's Small Business Innovation Research
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The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Small Business Innovation Research welcomes science-based small business firms to submit research applications. The research will focus on the...more

Small Business School Training Helps Chicago Entrepreneurs
Small Business School Training Helps Chicago Entrepreneurs

LISC Chicago has been assisting long-term local partner The Resurrection Project launch its Entrepreneurship Training Program, a comprehensive series of weekly workshops teaching everything from...more

Tomís of Maine to Develop More Sustainable Packaging, Products
Tomís of Maine to Develop More Sustainable Packaging, Products

Tom's of Maine, which is committed to healthy and environmental goodness, is working to create more sustainable products and packaging. Tom's of Maine's "Goodness Report" documents...more

Department of Veterans Affairs Grants $3.4 Million to Prevent Homelessness Among Wyoming Vets
Department of Veterans Affairs Grants $3.4 Million to Prevent Homelessness Among Wyoming Vets

The Department of Veterans Affairs has announced $3.4 million to support efforts in preventing homelessness among Wyoming veterans. The funds will be used for housing counseling, legal assistance,...more

Set of Skills Students Taught In School Associated With Race, Class Size
Set of Skills Students Taught In School Associated With Race, Class Size

A University of Kansas research finds range of skills students taught in school is linked to race and class size. The study is not pointing judgment at states or districts that are found were...more




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