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SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Indiana's five Roman Catholic bishops are scheduled to attend a daylong conference at the University of Notre Dame that will seek to find ways to reduce poverty and ease the suffering it causes. Organizers say the Indiana...
In the federal government's view, an estimated 1,339 poor schoolchildren live within the affluent Arlington Heights-based School District 59. But the state counted 3,536 poor students when it doled out a "poverty grant" to the district this school year....
ELIZABETH, W.Va. (AP) — Catholic Charities West Virginia is launching a new Mobile Outreach and Wellness Works Food Pantry this week to serve six eastern counties. Bishop Michael Bransfield is holding a dedication ceremony Thursday at St. Elizabeth...
More than 130 police officers and deputies roam the halls of Orange County's 184 public schools, a visible reminder of efforts to make schools safer. But the same schools share only 44 social workers. That's about one for every 4,150 students, well over...
Hundreds of residents have been relocated and dozens of homes cleared from Baltimore's Middle East neighborhood in recent years. Now the area just north of Johns Hopkins Hospital may be losing something more: its name. As an ambitious redevelopment...
The 56th Annual Starbird-Devlin Rod & Customs raised $83,100 in its second year under new ownership. This is an increase in profits from 2012, in which $75,000 was raised. All of the proceeds raised from the car show were distributed equally on...
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A former solder in the totalitarian regime that has ruled Myanmar for more than 45 years and later joined that nation's pro-democracy movement will be the keynote speaker at Saturday's benefit for Commonwealth Catholic Charities. The World Fusion gala is...
After Wheeling Village President Judy Abruscato was unseated in the April election by longtime Trustee Dean Argiris, some speculated that her loss was fueled in part by residents vehemently opposed to the proposed PhilHaven housing development for...
Tags: Laws, Judges, Politics, Trials, Crime, Law and Justice
If you want to show your compassion by donating to victims of the Boston Marathon bombing, be careful. A crook may be waiting to run off with your cash. Dubious charitable appeals follow most tragedies, and chances are it will happen with this one, too....
At least one poorly-conceived charity scam has already emerged in the wake of the explosions at the finish line of the Boston Marathon yesterday, and more are likely. BBB Wise Giving Alliance ("Alliance"), the national charity monitoring arm of the Better...
The northeast region Lutheran Social Services annual benefit will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at Zion Lutheran Church, 1732 S. Main St. The event will honor supporters of Lutheran Social Services in addition to raising funds to support services in the...
The Hartford CourantMore than 40 charitable groups, many formed following the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, have collected nearly $20.4 million since the Dec. 14 shooting, with about 15 percent of the money being distributed, the attorney general's office said...
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