'; } // return array of supporters (Supporter,Link), selected randomly function randomSupporters($limit = false) { $sql = "Select * from ActiveSupporters"; if ($limit) $sql .= " limit $num"; $result = mysql_query($sql); $res = array(); if ($result) { while ($row = mysql_fetch_assoc($result)) { $link = trim($row['Website'] != ''?$row['Website']: ($row['FacebookFollowing']?$row['Facebook']: ($row['TwitterFollowing']?$row['Twitter']: ($row['GooglePlusFollowing']?$row['GooglePlus']: ($row['OtherSocialMedia']?$row['OtherSocialMedia']:false) ) ) ) ); if ($link && strncasecmp($link,'http:',5)) $link = 'http://'.$link; $res[] = array('Supporter'=>$row['GroupName'],'Link'=>$link); } } return $res; } // return Weekly Audience Average function weeklyAudienceAverage() { $sql = "select * from BrochureGeneral where Dname='WeeklyAudienceAverage'"; $result = mysql_query($sql); $row = mysql_fetch_array($result); if ($row) return $row['DValue']; } ?> Public News Service Newscasts https://www.publicnewsservice.org/index.php Public News Service The Public News Service provides reporting on a wide range of social, community, and environmental issues for mainstream and alternative media. 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Fri, 13 May 2011 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2011-05-13/childrens-issues/firings-and-hirings-at-family-bureau-scary-situation-for-kids/a20059-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2011-05-13/childrens-issues/firings-and-hirings-at-family-bureau-scary-situation-for-kids/a20059-1 (Read More)]]> Children's Criminal Justice Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Family/Father Issues Social Justice Women's Youth Cops and Kids Come Together for Better Pre-K Tue, 26 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2011-04-26/childrens-issues/cops-and-kids-come-together-for-better-pre-k/a19688-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2011-04-26/childrens-issues/cops-and-kids-come-together-for-better-pre-k/a19688-1 (Read More)]]> Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Budget Policy & Priorities Children's Criminal Justice Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Early Childhood Education Education Family/Father Issues Gun Violence Prevention Social Justice Teen Pregnancy Prevention Youth Could Newburgh Drowning Have Been Averted? 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Mon, 10 May 2010 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2010-05-10/social-justice/a-taxing-year-ahead-for-recession-wracked-nonprofits/a13848-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2010-05-10/social-justice/a-taxing-year-ahead-for-recession-wracked-nonprofits/a13848-1 Long Island Crisis Center has already had to lay off staff and halt programs, that's just short-sighted. "It's a drop in the bucket to keep our services going, and it's cost-effective. 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If you buy the $25 Women's Leadership Kit, you can send a gift card showing how your donation will help empower a woman or girl in an impoverished nation. ...(Read More)]]> Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Children's Civil Rights Community Issues and Volunteering Consumer Cultural Resources Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Environment Health HIV/AIDS Prevention Housing/Homelessness Human Rights/Racial Justice Hunger/Food/Nutrition Immigrant International Relief Rural/Farming Sustainable Agriculture Women's Youth Trend Continues in Extending Domestic Violence Protection Orders To Pets Wed, 31 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2010-03-31/womens-issues/trend-continues-in-extending-domestic-violence-protection-orders-to-pets/a13284-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2010-03-31/womens-issues/trend-continues-in-extending-domestic-violence-protection-orders-to-pets/a13284-1 American Humane Association, says 70 percent of victims report that their abuser threatened or hurt their pets. ...(Read More)]]> Children's Community Issues and Volunteering Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Family/Father Issues Mental Health Social Justice Women's Youth Protestors Take Aim at “Devastating” Paterson Medicaid Cuts Wed, 21 Oct 2009 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2009-10-21/disabilities/protestors-take-aim-at-devastating-paterson-medicaid-cuts/a11007-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2009-10-21/disabilities/protestors-take-aim-at-devastating-paterson-medicaid-cuts/a11007-1 (Read More)]]> Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Budget Policy & Priorities Children's Community Issues and Volunteering Disabilities Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Health HIV/AIDS Prevention Mental Health Senior Social Justice Women's Youth Afghanistan Anniversary Cost Check: Eight Years = $228 Billion Thu, 08 Oct 2009 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2009-10-08/budget-policy-and-priorities/afghanistan-anniversary-cost-check-eight-years-228-billion/a10842-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2009-10-08/budget-policy-and-priorities/afghanistan-anniversary-cost-check-eight-years-228-billion/a10842-1 (Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Civic Engagement Community Issues and Volunteering Disabilities Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Gun Violence Prevention Health Peace Social Justice Women's Youth New Yorkers with Disabilities Spot Slip-Up in Health Care Bill Fri, 25 Sep 2009 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2009-09-25/disabilities/new-yorkers-with-disabilities-spot-slip-up-in-health-care-bill/a10684-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2009-09-25/disabilities/new-yorkers-with-disabilities-spot-slip-up-in-health-care-bill/a10684-1 Center for Independence of the Disabled in New York, says a clause in the bill would result in unintended consequences. ...(Read More)]]> Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Budget Policy & Priorities Campaign Finance Reform/Money in Pol Children's Civic Engagement Community Issues and Volunteering Consumer Disabilities Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Health HIV/AIDS Prevention Mental Health Senior Smoking Prevention Social Justice Teen Pregnancy Prevention Toxics Women's Youth Book Clubs Challenged to Act, Not Just Read Fri, 25 Sep 2009 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2009-09-25/international-relief/book-clubs-challenged-to-act-not-just-read/a10684-2 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2009-09-25/international-relief/book-clubs-challenged-to-act-not-just-read/a10684-2 Mercy Corps, offers the winning club a visit from Pulitzer Prize-winning authors Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn. ...(Read More)]]> Civil Rights Cultural Resources Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Education Family/Father Issues Health Housing/Homelessness Human Rights/Racial Justice Social Justice Women's Health Care Reform is "Women's Business?" Mon, 21 Sep 2009 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2009-09-21/health-issues/health-care-reform-is-womens-business/a10604-2 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2009-09-21/health-issues/health-care-reform-is-womens-business/a10604-2 (Read More)]]> Civic Engagement Consumer Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Family/Father Issues Health Livable Wages/Working Families Women's Obama Health Care Speech to Congress “Encouraging” Fri, 11 Sep 2009 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2009-09-11/health-issues/obama-health-care-speech-to-congress-encouraging/a10491-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2009-09-11/health-issues/obama-health-care-speech-to-congress-encouraging/a10491-1 AARP New York, which counts some 2.6 million New Yorkers 50 and older among its membership. 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