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Benefits Freeze 'to Hit 13m Families'
Offbeat  (tags: Budget 2015, families, Politics, welfare cuts, IFS think tank )

- 91 days ago -
13m UK families will lose average of £260 a year due to Budget's freeze on working-age benefits, says IFS think tank,This breaking news story is being updated and more details will be published shortly. thank you,
Family Fortunes That Went to Unlikely Places
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, families, fortune, photos )

- 160 days ago -
Sometimes water is thicker than blood Just a few years ago Tommaso was a stray cat living on the streets of Rome. Now, heâEUR(TM)s the richest feline in the world. When his rescuer, Maria Assunta, the wealthy widow of a property tycoon, died in 2011,
Watch An Elephant's Tale Through the Matriarch's Eyes (VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: elephants, matriarch, bonding, understanding, families )

- 479 days ago -
The innate bond of a family is one of the most important relationships we will ever experience. It offers us a forever spot in a world that can sometimes be unforgiving, a place to go where we are understood and loved
Toyota 100 Cars for Good on Facebook Please VOTE!!
Offbeat  (tags: children, families, toyota, cars, vote, voters, everyday, video, hurricane katrina )

- 734 days ago -
Toyota is giving 100 cars over 50 days to nonprofit organizations that could really use a new set of wheels. Each day voters like you choose which two organizations take home a new ride.
Orders for November Food Delivery for Pine Ridge
Offbeat  (tags: One Spirit, Pine Ridge, food drive, families, holidays, safety, society, TIME SENSITIVE4DONATIONS )

- 1429 days ago -
Orders for November Food Delivery for Pine Ridge must be in by Nov 12th/Dev on the 19th We must have orders to the distributor by Monday and we just got the menu and prices below. We humbly ask that you bear with us and place your order by Saturday...
Namibia: What Elephants Think - Interviewing the World's Biggest Land Mammal
Offbeat  (tags: elephants, studies, wild animals, families, habits )

- 1534 days ago -
THE bull elephant, a mountain of ivory and callous hide, lumbers to the waterhole in Etosha. These giants can drink 100 litres in one gorge, but this male has to stop; another bull flaps his ears on the horizon
Heart-Warming Story About Springer The Orca
Offbeat  (tags: orca, orphaned, underweight, recovering, home, families, pod, survival )

- 1747 days ago -
Springer was just 2 years old when she was found lost and alone off the coast of Seattle, Washington in 2002. Her mother had died and the little orca was very unwell, underweight and far from her home. Springer was spotted in February 2002 in Puget
Relocation of 376 Families and 3 Forest Villages From Gir Lion Reserves
Offbeat  (tags: gir lion reserve, families, village, relocation, asiastic lions )

- 1775 days ago -
Preparatory measures for relocation including adequate publicity in local language have been undertaken for relocation of 376 families and 3 forest villages from Gir Lion Reserve. This has been informed by the Government of Gujarat to the Minuistry The
We Have Much in Common With Wolves; Solution Complicated
Offbeat  (tags: wolves, humans, loyalty, families, empathy, wild animals, survival )

- 1775 days ago -
The species has redeeming characteristics: They form tight family bonds and demonstrate great tenderness, even empathy. They are loyal and have been known to sacrifice themselves for a loved one in harm's way.
Snail Farming May Save African Apes From Poaching
Offbeat  (tags: snail farming, options, protection, african apes, families )

- 1990 days ago -
Snail salvation? Threatened apes' survival might rest on West African escargot. Only about 300 apes survive in Nigeria's Cross River National Park on the Cameroon border. Poaching from nearby poor villagers searching for food or meat to sell has reduced
Easter for the Animals
Offbeat  (tags: easter times, families, animals, compassion, kindness, celebrtion, reflections )

- 2014 days ago -
Easter is a time to celebrate rebirth, to reflect, and to rejoice, gathering around our families, both human and animal. For some, the holiday conjures up images of bright, carefully hidden eggs, Easter bunnies (both real and chocolate), and baskets
Is It a Crime to Be a Conservationist?
Offbeat  (tags: families, crimes, conservationist, lawn removed, bizarre )

- 2035 days ago -
The L.A. Times recently reported that in the Southern California city of Orange, one couple is getting slapped with a potential misdemeanor violation because they removed their lawn in order to save water. Quan and Angelina Ha recently had a child,
Police in Need of Canine Sensitivity Training
Offbeat  (tags: police, animals, shot killed, crime, training, families, raids )

- 2044 days ago -
It seems like police are trigger happy these days whenever a dog crosses their path. Check the news in any given week, and you'll find stories like these, where dogs are shot, owners cry foul, and police try to justify the murder of a family pet
Dogs for Rent: How Do They Feel?
Offbeat  (tags: dogs for rent, animals, bizarre, cruelty, families, homes )

- 2054 days ago -
Jang's family which lives in Dogok-dong, southern Seoul, recently spent a dreamy two weeks with a rental dachshund "Jerry." Jang only planned to have Jerry to stay for five days, but the kids loved him so much that Jang had to extend
Deportation of Mothers in Iowa Tests Local Charity
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, women, society, immigration, children, families )

- 2055 days ago -
POSTVILLE, Iowa (WOMENSENEWS)--Consuelo Vega, a mother of three, lived and worked in this small town surrounded by cornfields for 11 years.Then in May 2008, she was arrested, jailed for five months and deported to Mexico following a massive, military

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