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KFF HEALTH NEWS: These programs put unused prescription drugs in the hands of patients in need

Tahlequah Daily Press 10 Dec 2023
The programs vary in size but are often run by charitable pharmacies, nonprofits, or governments, and keep drugs out of landfills or incinerators, where an estimated $11 billion in unused medications are disposed of each year.

Stony Brook University team sorts through trash to help improve statewide recycling programs

Newsday 10 Dec 2023
... goal is to improve recycling programs and make them more economical, Stony Brook and state officials said.A leader of the study estimated that 25% to 30% of Long Island trash is recycled, and that much more recyclable material is instead sent to landfills and incinerators.

Shawn Vestal: As EWU reviews programs, calls to revisit athletics spending rise again

The Spokesman-Review 10 Dec 2023
More than three years after a faculty report urged Eastern Washington University to rethink its spending on athletics – and particularly football – at a time of widespread budget cuts in academics, a new universitywide program review is making a similar recommendation.

CHS has 3 named National Merit semifinalists

Nevada Appeal 10 Dec 2023
Three Carson City School District seniors have been named semifinalists in the 2023 National Merit Scholarship Program ... in September announced the names of more than 16,000 semifinalists in the 69th annual National Merit Scholarship Program ... to Tulsa covers a program in Spanish.

American Red Cross volunteers install hundreds of smoke alarms in Longview homes

Longview News-Journal 10 Dec 2023
Her chapter responds to 350 disasters a year, about 80% of which are house fires, she estimates ... Sarah Jeter, the American Red Cross disaster program manager for the Longview area, told volunteers Saturday that while the organization provides free smoke alarm services year-round, Saturday's work would amount to six months' worth of installations.

A home for the homeless, packed Saginaw men’s shelter eyes expansion and new leadership

Michigan Live 10 Dec 2023
Located on Norman between Fifth and Sixth avenues, RCO provides beds, meals, laundry services, a life skills program and case management to men experiencing homelessness ... Johnson-Bradford estimates RCO’s programs serve a total of 500 people annually.

Gates Foundation takes on poverty; Grand Island among grant recipients

Lincoln Journal Star 10 Dec 2023
Stacker analyzed data from the Census Bureau's Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates program's state and county estimates for 2021, released in December 2022, to find the number of children living in poverty in each state and Washington D.C.

60 nations commit to cut cooling emissions

Manila Standard 10 Dec 2023
The UN Environment Program (UNEP) estimates that more than 1 billion people are at high risk from extreme heat due to a lack of cooling access―the vast majority living in in Africa and Asia. Moreover, nearly one-third of the world’s population is exposed to deadly heat waves more than 20 days a year ... UN News ... 30 ... UN News ....

Research Reveals Opportunities to Better Address Blood Disorders Early in Life

Longview News-Journal 10 Dec 2023
In Africa, where it is estimated that over 300,000 babies are born with sickle cell each year, newborn screening programs are just beginning to be established and the vast majority of children do not have access to hydroxyurea treatment ... "Many newborn screening programs are coming ...

Government and nonprofit workers are getting billions in student loan debt canceled through a public ...

Phys Dot Org 09 Dec 2023
The Public Service Loan Forgiveness program, which the George W ... The Conversation asked economist William Chittenden to explain what this student loan program is, who is eligible and what has changed lately ... An estimated 750,000 Americans have gotten US$53.5 billion in student debt erased through this program.

Morganton company gets $500K grant for expansion

McDowell News 09 Dec 2023
The Division of Workforce solutions offers a Workforce Opportunity Tax Credit with an estimated potential value of $19,200 as well as Federal Bonding with an estimated potential value of $30,000 ... The value of the Customized Training Program support is estimated to be between $1,600 and $1,800 per eligible trainee.

Rachel Kippen, Our Ocean Backyard | From trees to seas: Outdoor school merger supports whole ...

Santa Cruz Sentinel 09 Dec 2023
Camp Sea Lab originated from this vision and was founded in 2000 with its first summer camp program. Over the last 23 years, the organization has expanded to year-round programming reaching an estimated 2,500 youth annually ... We have the same approach to our programming.

LA City Council holds off on controversial Metro plan for 80 digital billboards

LA Daily News 09 Dec 2023
... for transportation programs and services, there were several parties who opposed the project ... The agency previously reported that the estimated revenue generated from the program will be about $500 million over 20 years, and it would be split between Metro and the city 50-50.

Kevin Costner’s new romance had a troubling past, betrayals and deprivation

The News International 09 Dec 2023
Jewel was surrounded by predators, robbed by mother, left alone with roaring debts ... In the early 2000s, she established a non-profit, offering free mental health programs so other children can be protected from suffering the same fate. Today, Jewel’s estimated net worth stands at $14 million. .

St. Paul teachers contract talks headed to mediation

Pioneer Press 09 Dec 2023
Early on in negotiations this November there was already a $94 million gap between what the union wanted in new pay, benefits and other programs and what the district was willing to offer. SPPS officials estimated that requests from the SPFE could top $106 million, and the ...