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After a career spent ensuring local children have what they need to thrive, Kathy McPherson derives great joy from continuing that work during her retirement years. The Warm the Children volunteer shopper, former Cromwell Board of Education employee and resident has donated her efforts to the organization for more than a decade, making sure families can adequately outfit their kids for New England cold winters. "With so many children in need, how can you not step up?" said McPherson, who began shopping early this month. That need has increased in the wake of recent natural disasters... [Read More]
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For Mother Jones , Al Vicens interviews San Juan, Puerto Rico Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz. An excerpt: Mother Jones:   It's been a little over two months since the hurricane struck. Do you have ... [Read More]
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Hundreds of New Yorkers will spend the holiday helping Puerto Rico, including dozens of Con Ed workers toiling 16 hours a day to restore power. [Read More]
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Neighborhoods in Puerto Rico are getting their power turned back on thanks to members of the Louisville District of the Army Corps of Engineers.        ... [Read More]
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A major void in the amount of front-line officers at South Carolina prisons brings a security risk. [Read More]
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Thousands of hurricane refugees from Puerto Rico are spending Thanksgiving in New York. Meanwhile, hundreds of New Yorkers will spend the holiday in Puerto Rico helping the island recover. CBS2's Tony Aiello reports. [Read More]
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Last week we told you about the troops coming home to Fort Benning after helping recovery efforts in Puerto Rico, and Wednesday the last of the troops from the 14th Combat Support Hospital returned. [Read More]
The UConn men's basketball team has played in a so-called exempt tournament for more than a dozen straight years. The Huskies have gone to Maui, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands... [Read More]
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Deb Roberts of Wilton says her son, Michael Holland, grew to love the island during his doomed ship's trips there, and she wants to help Puerto Ricans recover from the devastation of Hurricane Maria. [Read More]
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No one suspected that the apparent Good Samaritan was a fugitive with a long criminal record. [Read More]
A Louisville area insurance provider is announcing a regional charity event in the Jefferson County area to generate donations that will go to victims of Hurricane disasters... [Read More]
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The St. John's team agreed that it's important to help those in need, but they feel it helps them as well. [Read More]
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Two-year-old Juliette Marie was diagnosed with Hurler syndrome, a rare inherited metabolic disorder in which a person cannot break down long chains of sugar molecules called glycosaminoglycans, while living with her family in Puerto Rico. Marie received a bone marrow transplant, of which her brother Gabriel was the donor, and treatment at University of Minnesota Children's Masonic Hospital. They returned home to Puerto Rico after the successful transplant only to have their home partially destroyed by Hurricane Maria. They returned to Minnesota and are living in the Ronald McDonald House while continuing enzyme treatment and other therapies at the... [Read More]
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An excited Ellen DeGeneres announced the generous donation on national television. A man named Emilio had given $2 million for Puerto Rican victims of two hurricanes during the We Are One Voice _ Somos Live! benefit concert. "Emilio, hi, hi. Look at that," said DeGeneres as she spoke with the man on FaceTime during the Oct. 14 concert. It was one more sign of the supposed generosity of Emilio Serralles, who had become the benefactor of a group of volunteers in Miami, working tirelessly to collect donations for victims of Hurricanes Irma and Maria. Serralles, who claimed to be... [Read More]
Wednesday marked one month since Areliz Gonzalez arrived in Lowell to stay with her sister after leaving Puerto Rico. [Read More]
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Con Edison workers are helping to restore power to Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria. Gaby Acevedo reports. [Read More]
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Two months after Hurricane Maria devastated the U.S. territory, dozens of families are arriving in Buffalo to stay with relatives and start new lives. Many are …... [Read More]
Support Dog Rescue OrganizationThe extensive media coverage (national, state and local) that several puppies rescued from the streets of Rincon, Puerto Rico were infected with leptospirosis, is doing a disservice to a wonderful organization, Surfin'... [Read More]
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MIAMI—An excited Ellen DeGeneres announced the generous donation on national television. A man named Emilio had given $2 million for Puerto Rican vic... [Read More]
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