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VIDEO: Nebraska Veteran Uses Wheelchair to Plow Snow
Offbeat  (tags: veteran, snowplow, wheelchair, giving, community, heartwarming, wonderful, amputee, goodnews, interesting, off-beat, unusual )

- 154 days ago -
Justin Anderson, an Iraq War veteran living in Bellevue, was given an off-road wheelchair by the Independence Fund charity to help him get around after his leg was amputated. He decided to use the gift to help others in his community
He Watched Helplessly As A Wild Wolf Approached His Dog. Then Something Incredible Happened.
Offbeat  (tags: Alaska, Juneau, wolf, Romeo, dogs, community, off-beat, friendships )

- 262 days ago -
Alaskan wildlife photographer Nick Jans and his labrador encountered a wolf in their backyard - and began a relationship that would defy logic and transform an entire community.
Free Transport Cycle Service for Elderly Shoppers Draws Accolades
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- 524 days ago -
Local residents who wish to take advantage of the service merely place a phone call to the association, wait for the cycle to pick them up at their home, and voila: they are off to their desired destination.
Guideposts: One Simple Step Toward Forgiveness
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- 1316 days ago -
I thought the EF5 tornado that flattened Parkersburg, our small Iowa farm town, in May 2008 was the most devastating thing I would ever experience. Big buildings like the high school reduced to rubble. The house where my husband, Ed, and I raised our two
Community Superheros Stand Tall For Survivors In Disaster Areas
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- 1886 days ago -
When disaster strikes, who are you going to call? In some places left devastated by the March 11 Great East Japan Earthquake and the tsunami, the answer is the local superhero.
"PhD Dropouts: Smart or Stupid?"
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- 1916 days ago -
What's up with PhD program attrition rates? Are doctoral programs simply accepting anyone, even nitwits who can't hack it and end up dropping out?
Survey Results - Your Take on the BLM's Wild Horse and Burro Troubles
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- 2055 days ago -
From October 14 to October 23, 2010, The AllHorses Post conducted a non-scientific user survey to gather input on opinions in regards to how the Bureau of Land Management is currently managing Wild Horses and Burros on public lands in the United States.
Student Grocers Put Down Roots
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- 2140 days ago -
"We want to be what supermarkets are not, and that's to become the center of a community," said Tsuyoshi Nakamori, 21, a senior at Tokyo University of Agriculture who leads Gakusei Yaoya Sun, a rare student-run vegetable shop.
Top 10 Christian Study Groups
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- 2188 days ago -
Any one of these ten Christian student groups is a wonderful way for young people to get involved.
High-Kill California County Tackles Cat Overpopulation
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- 2250 days ago -
On May 22, the Kern Cat Coalition is holding its first symposium to address the County's feral cat overpopulation problem. The program will include the creation of community solutions to reduce the number of feral cats born in the community and resources
Community Help Finds VT Dog Named Tater Tot Lost on NH Highway
Offbeat  (tags: yellow labrador, missing, car crash, community, search, found, reunited with owners )

- 2279 days ago -
-- A yellow lab named Tater Tot missing for 3 days after the car it was riding in rolled over on Interstate 93 in New Hampshire has been reunited with its owner. Judy and Bob Sylvia of Manchester found Tater Tot Sunday after joining the search with
Fire In Downtown Boonsboro Destroys Nora Roberts' Hotel
Offbeat  (tags: fire, damage, celebrity, nora roberts, community, support )

- 3045 days ago -
BOONSBORO, Md. -- Fire destroyed a historic Boonsboro hotel Friday owned by best-selling romance novelist Nora Roberts, who was remodeling it to turn it into a literary-themed inn.
'Very Religious Community' Gets Rid of 666 Phone Prefix | FoxNews.Com
Offbeat  (tags: religious, community, 666, phone, prefix, residents, Louisiana, telephone, biblical )

- 3099 days ago -
REEVES, La. -- After decades of living with what Mayor Scott Walker calls a stigma, residents of this southwest Louisiana village are getting a new telephone exchange, one without the biblical connotations attached to their current 666.

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