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After 37 Years in Prison, Innocent North Carolina Man Freed
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, GoodNews, law, society )

Phyllis
- 2 days ago - news.yahoo.com
His attorney, Christine Mumma, took the case in 2004 and felt like she had been running out of options and considered closing the case in 2012. Then court clerks discovered a misplaced envelope of evidence while cleaning out a high shelf of a vault.
Joint Effort Helps Homeless Vets in 25 Cities
Society & Culture  (tags: society, safety, homeless vets, public initiatives, family, culture, americans, GoodNews, usa )

Cal
- 6 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
In March 2014, VA launched the 25 Cities Initiative to assist communities with high concentrations of homeless Veterans in intensifying and integrating their local efforts to end Veteran homelessness.
GOOD NEWS! In a US First, New Orleans Finds Homes for All Its Homeless Veterans
Society & Culture  (tags: housinghomeless veterans, good news, politics, government, ethics, culture, safety, rights, goodnews, GoodNews, usa )

Cal
- 16 days ago - csmonitor.com
More than 300 mayors have vowed to end veteran homelessness by the end of 2015. New Orleans celebrated the new year by becoming the first city to do so.
This Hotel Is 'Saving Lives' By Matching Guests With Rescue Pups
Society & Culture  (tags: hotel, adoptions, dogs, goodnews )

Angela
- 21 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- At this hotel, guests get welcomed with a wagging tail or a warm lick to the face. A dog will bound out from behind the registration desk, clad in an "Adopt Me" vest, as visitors arrive at the Aloft hotel in downtown Asheville, North C
TAKE THIS HOLIDAY QUIZâEUR"HELP A HOMELESS CHILD IN NYC
Society & Culture  (tags: GoodNews, homless children, Win, making a difference, quiz )

Barb
- 38 days ago - winnyc.org
As homeless children gain more attention this holiday season, learn how Win is making a difference in these childrenâEUR(TM)s lives and breaking the cycle. Test your knowledge.
POWERFUL Christmas Song 'Where's the Line To See Jesus?'
Society & Culture  (tags: GoodNews, Jesus-is-the-reason-for-the-season, son of God, celebration )

Barb
- 50 days ago - godvine.com
Children line up to see Santa...but not Jesus. Help keep CHRIST in Christmas by watching and sharing this incredible music video by Becky Kelley. Jesus is the reason for the season, not Santa.
Akiane Kramarik - An Old Soul Is Here   video
Society & Culture  (tags: arts, children, ethics, goodnews, interesting, unusual, world, women, ethics )

Gene
- 62 days ago - youtube.com
This came to me with the title "A Master Soul is Born", but as I watched and listened, I realized she is far more than that. See first comment. :^)
MAKING A DIFFERENCE: A Chocolate Factory With a Higher Purpose
Society & Culture  (tags: politics, interesting, philanthropy, business, acitvism, making adiffrence, society, goodnews )

Cal
- 76 days ago - csmonitor.com
Shawn Askinosie works directly with developing-world growers to sweeten their lives, too.
GOOD NEWS! Play It By Ear: Baseball for the Blind
Society & Culture  (tags: technology, science, humans, society, sports, goodnews, freedoms )

Cal
- 86 days ago - cbsnews.com
Not your usual regulation baseball. It's called a "Beep Baseball" It announces its location, speed and direction with its every beep, allowing some very determined lovers of the game to "play it by ear."
25 PHOTOS THAT WILL RESTORE YOUR FAITH IN HUMANITY
Society & Culture  (tags: GoodNews, random acts of kindness, loving, caring, comppasionate, people, pics )

Barb
- 87 days ago - purpleclover.com
Random acts of kindness sure to move and inspire you and put a smile on your face.
Junot DíAz Comes Out in Support of the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel
Society & Culture  (tags: 'Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel, Junot Díaz, activists, rights, freedoms, society, celebrity, education, world, interesting, humans, goodnews )

Carrie
- 96 days ago - mondoweiss.net
The U.S. Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel sent out the following press release today saying that Díaz joins Chuck D and Boots Riley as prominent artists who have recently endorsed the boycott:
Nonprofit Pays Off Educational Debt for Vets Who Uncle Sam Can't Help
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, education, GoodNews, activists, veterans education bills, GI Bill, debts, society, news, rights, politics )

Cal
- 104 days ago - takepart.com
Average educational debt for veterans is about $56,000--despite the G.I. Bill's promises.
REMEMBER NATIVE AMERICANS: Send E-Mails to Your Friends and Family and Help Feed a Native American Family OnThanksgiving
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, goodnews, Native Americans, culture, charity, charity work, activists, politics, society, family )

Cal
- 106 days ago - nrcprograms.org
Just send 5 Free eCards to people you know, and a sweet, delicious pumpkin pie* will be donated to our Operation Turkey Dinner for Thanksgiving! Your actions will help feed Native American Families who need your help to enjoy this bounty
Building a Monument to Wounded Warriors
Society & Culture  (tags: veterans rights, monument to wounded vets, americans, GoodNews, society, politics, usa )

Cal
- 120 days ago - cbsnews.com
It's a thing of beauty designed to honor an ugly fact: the wounds of war. The name of Washington's newest memorial -- American Veterans Disabled for Life -- makes the point.
World Renowned Ethnobotanist, Wade Davis, On Indigenous Cultures & The Environment   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Indigenous Peoples, Indigenous cultures, Wade Davis, poet, scientists, ethnobotanist, culture, environment, ethics, GoodNews, humans, religion, society, travel, world )

Betsy
- 121 days ago - youtube.com
Wade Davis is a Canadian anthropologist, ethnobotanist, author and photographer whose work has focused on worldwide indigenous cultures, especially in North and South America.
 

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