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Neighborhood Assist empowers individuals to identify problems in their communities
Neighborhood Assist empowers individuals to identify problems in their communities
by on 2014/02/26 [comments]

"Neighborhood Assist empowers individuals to identify problems in their communities and provides funding to help create a positive impact, " said Kellie Clapper, State Farm Assistant Vice President.

Pope Urges Business Elite to Use Wealth to Serve Humanity
Pope Urges Business Elite to Use Wealth to Serve Humanity
by on 2014/01/23 [comments]

Pope Francis has called on the world's business and political elite to use their skills and immense resources to alleviate global poverty.

Illinois to allow same-sex marriage law
Illinois to allow same-sex marriage law
by on 2013/11/11 [comments]

The Illinois House of Representatives voted 61Ė54 yesterday to approve a law allowing for same-sex marriage. Governor Pat Quinn is expected to sign the bill and ceremonies for same-sex couples are expected to start in June of next year.

House of Lords approve same-sex marriage bill at third reading
House of Lords approve same-sex marriage bill at third reading
by on 2013/07/25 [comments]

Yesterday (15th July), the United Kingdom's House of Lords passed the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill at Third Reading, the last major step in changing the law to allow marriages between same-sex partners in England and Wales. The bill is to become law this week and same-sex marriage cere...

Australian Paralympians cycling around Fiji for people with disabilities
Australian Paralympians cycling around Fiji for people with disabilities
by on 2013/06/18 [comments]

Two Australian Paralympic wheelchair basketball players, Shelley Chaplin and Leanne Del Toso, are cycling around Fiji to raise money for people in Fiji with disabilities. They hope to cover the route, which is roughly 500 kilometers (300 miles) long, in just ten days. They started on June ...

State Farm helping create positive impact in your neighborhood
State Farm helping create positive impact in your neighborhood
by on 2013/04/10 [comments]

Negativity is all around us. People talk about negative things, the media is talking about negative things. Why? Simply because they sell better than anything positive ever could. So whenever something positive comes along, everyone should do their best to spread the word and make the worl...

UN Raises Awareness of Violence Against Women
UN Raises Awareness of Violence Against Women
by on 2012/11/30 [comments]

Sunday marks the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, which was first designated by the U.N. General Assembly in December of 1999.

Urban Crime Goes Haywire
Urban Crime Goes Haywire
by on 2010/12/06 [comments]

Crime does not pay! This is something that most of us, the good citizens, have been brought up on with every teacher laying it on thick as did our parents and Sunday school preachers all concerned with making us good, law abiding citizens in the long run.

Race Against Racism
Race Against Racism
by on 2010/11/09 [comments]

Being judged on the basis of your skin color is the worst that can happen to you, say the preachers, the so called do-gooders in our society who try hard not to distinguish between the Godís creatures, small and big. But if you really think about it long and hard you will find that people ...

When Harry Met Harry
When Harry Met Harry
by on 2010/11/01 [comments]

Love is Blind - goes the old adage as many have found out to their chagrin especially post marriage. A marriage is defined as an institution that brings together two likeminded individuals of different sexes so that they can go forth and multiply adhering strictly to the biblical instructi...

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Great Dumb Americans: Prohibition in its worst form
Great Dumb Americans: Prohibition in its worst form
by on 2010/10/17 [comments]

Americans canít claim any special ability in thinking up dumb stuff. However, we do have a talent for carrying a dumb idea to the extreme.

It's YOUR body: Workout or Eat Out
It's YOUR body: Workout or Eat Out
by on 2010/10/16 [comments]

Open the magazine or turn on your TV, check your online mail or scroll through your morning papers, and here it is: the ever present ad, commercial or infomercial luring you into the process of SLIMMING.

How to deal with annoying questions: A Losers Guide To Being Single
How to deal with annoying questions: A Losers Guide To Being Single
by on 2010/10/08 [comments]

There is a certain pivotal point in every nerd's life when he realises that any efforts to run with a popular clique are futile, and so instead he settles into a comfortable state of nerdism and all it entails.

Great American Dumb Ideas: External Identity
Great American Dumb Ideas: External Identity
by on 2010/10/01 [comments]

The idea is to define who you are to those around you by using unique clothing, tattoos, hair styles, and insignia of all sorts. The car you drive, the wine you drink...


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