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Blind veteran dog finally gets furever home with fellow brother in combat

TAMPA, Fla. — A blind, homeless dog was adopted by a fellow brother in combat last week, according to the Humane Society of Tampa Bay. Elbee, the dog, served the United States in Iraq and Scott, his new owner, is a U.S. Navy Veteran. Humane Society of Tampa Bay In a recent Facebook post, the Humane Society …

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Atlanta company helps employees pay down payments on their first homes

ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) – An Atlanta single mom and veteran is closing on her first home, thanks to the help of her employers! The program helps employees who have been with the company at least two years pay the down payment on their homes. ”I have been a single mother since my oldest was probably …

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Boca Raton teen granted wish for customized golf cart

BOCA RATON, Fla. — A Boca Raton teenager had his wish granted Sunday by Make-A-Wish Southern Florida. Make-A-Wish Southern Florida Ari Manevitch, 17, suffers from cerebral palsy and epilepsy. Make-A-Wish Southern Florida His wish was for a street-legal golf cart customized with lots of lights and a sound system his family can use when they are camping …

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WWII veteran receives Purple Heart, Prisoner of War medals 77 years later in Brooklyn

FORT HAMILTON, Brooklyn (WABC) — The United States Army awarded a Purple Heart and Prisoner of War Medal to a 97-year-old World War II veteran Tuesday.The ceremony was held at the Fort Hamilton Community Club in Brooklyn. William “Willie” Kellerman is alive today because of a daring escape he made during the war back in …

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Family devastated after cat goes missing at Logan Airport

BOSTON – For a military couple stationed in Germany 16 years ago, landing at Logan Airport last week was supposed to be a happy homecoming.  “My four kids will come up for the Fourth of July and I’ll see all the four grandkids. Two of them I haven’t been able to meet because of COVID,” …

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Colchester First Selectman pulls book from library, sparks controversy

HARTFORD, Conn. (WFSB) – The First Selectman of a local town has come under scrutiny after a book was removed from the shelves at Cragin Memorial Library. The book “Who is Rupaul?” was pulled after a parent complained to Colchester First Selectman Andreas Bisbikos. Bisbikos writes in a Facebook post: Colchester Citizens, A parent brought …

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Police say TikTok star’s son was selling marijuana when he was shot in Prichard

PRICHARD, Ala. (WALA) – Prichard Police held a news conference on Monday to answer questions about the death of a local social media star’s son. Randon Lee, 18, was gunned down on Friday at a gas station on St. Stephens Road. His mother is Ophelia Nichols, who runs a popular TikTok account shoelover99, and is …

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Cincinnati will pay travel costs for city employees’ out-of-state abortions

CINCINNATI  — In a direct response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, Cincinnati Mayor Aftab Pureval announced new city policies to ensure employees of the city and their families have access to what he called the “medical care they need.” According to the mayor, legislation was introduced to repeal a 2001 …

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