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A New Twist To The Old Scam
Science & Tech  (tags: email, e-mail, scams, e-mail scams, technology, investigation, connietalk, ivory coast, nigeria )

- 2639 days ago -
An e-mail came in yesterday from a Sgt. David, with the subject of "HELP IF YOU CAN!!" Bleeding heart that I am, I opened it immediately.
Ways To Celebrate Be Kind To Animals Week
Animals  (tags: animals, kindness, animal protection, animalwelfare, week, pets, protection, connietalk )

- 2639 days ago -
This week (May 3rd to 9th) is Be Kind To Animals Week. So we're using this week to remind each other to regard the life of every living creature with worth...and here are some ways to celebrate!
Obama Announces Opportunity.Gov
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: barack obama, joe biden, news, unemployment, education, employment, benefits, grants, financial, connietalk )

- 2639 days ago -
President Barack Obama has announced a new website that will assist unemployed Americans in furthering their education in hopes of climbing the career ladder. People already receiving unemployment benefits may be eligible for a "special hand in paying...
No Good Bird Goes Unpunished
Animals  (tags: kfc, kentucky fried chicken, oprah, chickens, roosters, birds, animal cruelty, abused, animal welfare, connietalk, giveaway, animalwelfare )

- 2640 days ago -
Oh, Oprah Winfrey. We heart you, but you should have known better than to get involved with KFC! The offer was good for "participating" KFC's only, and havoc ensued when too many people tried to get their coupon at once...
Montana Buffaloes May Be Hazed Again
Animals  (tags: buffalo, buffaloes, bison, montana, cattle, cows, animal cruelty, animal welfare, government, petition, protection, killing, pregnant, cruelty )

- 2640 days ago -
Buffalo, young calves, and pregnant cows are at risk if the annual hazing operation is executed. This species has suffered enough in the past, nearly being exterminated completely in the 19th century. Let's give them a break!
European Union PASSES Ban On Seal Products!
Animals  (tags: seals, seal hunt, seal slaughter, seal hunting, canada, european union, european parliament, ban, animaladvocates, connietalk, seal pups, seal ban )

- 2642 days ago -
And...YOU DID IT! So many of you responded and signed the petitions, and the EU listened to citizens' opposition of the cruel trade. Despite the Canadian government lobbying and threatening trade retaliation, the EU still ruled to ban its trade in seal..
Staples Offers Free Help To Job Seekers
Business  (tags: unemployment, jobs, us, staples, business, free, help, news, usa, corporate, resume, interview )

- 2645 days ago -
As part of a campaign to assist job hunters, office giant Staples is offering each individual 20 free printed resumes and 40 free business cards each. The campaign is called Career Stimulus Program...
Seals Are Being Helped Right Now
Animals  (tags: seal, seals, seal hunting, commercial hunting, Canada, Arctic, animalcruelty, animal cruelty, animalrights, animaladvocates, cruelty, death, fur, connietalk )

- 2645 days ago -
We may be the squeaky wheel, but we're stopping seals from being turned into oil! (And fur pelts - this means you, Donatella Versace!) For the first time ever, legislation has been proposed in Canada to support an end to the annual commercial seal hunt.
Chocolate: How Could Sweetness Be So Cruel?
World  (tags: chocolate, cacao, cocoa, west africa, ivory coast, corporations, nestle, hershey, m&m, mars, labor, children, child labor, connietalk )

- 2645 days ago -
We love chocolate, but it's very disheartening to find out that there is child labor and child trafficking going on in West Africa just to produce this sweet crop. Find out which chocolate companies fight for human rights of laborers, and which ones...
Mariah Carey Releases 1,000 Balloons Into The Environment
Green Lifestyle  (tags: green, eco-friendly, balloons, animals, sea turtles, birds, whales, ocean life, wildlife, animal protection, mariah carey, connietalk, celebrity, pollution )

- 2645 days ago -
The balloons, Mariah! The balloons were not necessary! It is this-close to being a crime in the age of going Green to release 1,000 balloons into the sky.
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