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2009-03-16 11:54:00

Homeless veterans agency is out to replace the undignified hospital Johnny NORTHAMPTON, Mass., March 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Soldier On, a non-profit agency dedicated to helping homeless veterans of the United States armed services reclaim their lives with integrity, dignity and hope, is looking to restore some dignity to another, more widespread group: medical patients.

2009-03-03 09:53:00

WASHINGTON, March 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President Barack Obama's proposed Fiscal Year 2010 budget for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) affirms his administration's promise to swiftly address the needs of America's veterans, particularly those who are serving in the current conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan.

2009-01-30 22:35:23

A study of 205 homeless youth in San Francisco showed whites and African-Americans have starkly different experiences on the streets, researchers said. Researchers at the University of California, San Francisco, said while the two groups of homeless youth occupied the same geographic spaces, they seemed to inhabit very different worlds. Senior study author Dr.

2008-12-08 16:01:00

DETROIT, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Homeless men from the Mariners Inn shelter and treatment center in downtown Detroit are once again launching an effort to help needy families this holiday season.

2008-12-04 07:02:00

BRENTWOOD, Tenn., Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The Christmas House of Lights may be in Tennessee, but people the world over can enjoy its beauty via the web at http://www.thechristmashouseoflights.com.

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2008-11-24 18:00:00

No matter what you see in the movies, archaeology isn't really about finding ancient temples or golden idols. It's about the day-to-day "stuff"— the material culture—of people's lives.

2008-11-20 17:31:32

Famed Welsh crooner Tom Jones recently spent some time busking in London as part of a charity competition. The Times of London said the 68-year-old performer set up his microphone on the South Bank of the Thames River near the Royal Festival Hall and sang songs like Green, Green Grass of Home, Whole Lotta Shakin' Going On, Great Balls of Fire and, of course, It's Not Unusual before a crowd of about 400 people. The mini-concert was organized by BBC Two's The Culture Show and was part of a...

2008-11-12 12:00:31

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Kismet Evans' personal history with drug abuse, incarceration, and homelessness inspires her to provide support and guidance to youth and their families.

2008-10-30 12:01:03

CLEVELAND, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Mental Health Services (MHS) announced the departure of its long-serving Executive Director, Dr. Steven Friedman, who will assume the position of President and Chief Executive Officer at The Cleveland Sight Center.


Word of the Day
cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").
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