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Archive: October 14, 2013

PHOTO: This is one of the Barbary Macaques removed from the Las Vegas Zoo - now in a central Kentucky primate sanctuary. Photo courtesy Primate Rescue Center.

NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. - When the troubled Las Vegas Zoo in Nevada closed unexpectedly late last month, the scramble was on to find new homes for the nearly 200 animals that had been housed there. Since then, animal welfare workers, including April Truitt, co-founder and director of a primate sanctuary ...Read More

DENVER - Colorado nonprofits are learning to do more with less, and that goes beyond stretching their funding. More than 200 of them have worked with Energy Outreach Colorado over the last five years to increase their energy efficiency and save money on their utility bills. For example, Denver Urb ...Read More

Milwaukee attorney Jeff Pitman says Wisconsin's proposed version of the

MILWAUKEE – Medical errors are the third-leading cause of death in the U.S., claiming around 300,000 lives each year. Milwaukee attorney Jeff Pitman says a bill in the Legislature commonly called the "I'm Sorry" bill is another blow to patients' rights in Wisconsin, which he says have been e ...Read More

PHOTO: Nashville has a lot of heart  enough to rank in the top five on a national list of

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee is known as the Volunteer State and that willingness to lend a hand has earned some national recognition. A list of the most compassionate cities in the U.S. has Nashville ranked second. The factors included giving to social causes, number of nonprofit organiz ...Read More

PHOTO: Hungry black bears will go just about anywhere to find acorns. This one was spotted in an East Asheville community. Courtesy

ASHEVILLE, N.C. – Tales of black bears walking residential and city streets are becoming more common in parts of North Carolina. What's to blame? It's nuts or acorns, to be specific. A favorite food of the bears, there aren't many to be had this year in the higher elevations of western Nort ...Read More

POSTER: Dozens of credit unions have teamed up to show their support for their communities in a day-long cash mob to benefit local businesses. Photo courtesy of United Educational Credit Union.

LANSING, Mich. - Credit unions across Michigan will serve up a heaping helping of local love Tuesday as they once again "cash mob" local businesses. As part of the second annual CU Lunch Local event, participating credit unions have made a commitment to buy local on October 15, with many bringing in ...Read More

PHOTO: Volunteers like Ann Lemley of AARP Ohio are holding presentations across the state to help Ohioans navigate the changes brought on by the Affordable Care Act. Courtesy AARP Ohio.

COLUMBUS, Ohio – As parts of the Affordable Care Act are implemented, many people are still unsure about how it will affect their own lives. To help answer those questions, AARP Ohio is hosting presentations across the state. At the sessions – called What the Affordable Care Act Mean ...Read More

PHOTO: The Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe is better equipped to treat victims of domestic violence after receiving a U.S. Department of Justice grant. Image courtesy of the U.S. Department Health and Human Services.

RENO, Nev. – The Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe in Nevada is better equipped to assist domestic violence victims after receiving a U.S. Department of Justice grant. The $800,000 grant will fund a full-time domestic violence police officer, legal advocate and other staffing needs. Victim Services ...Read More

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