Monthly Archives: August 2017

Hartford Man’s Slaying The Second Tragedy To Befall His Family – Hartford Courant


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Hartford Man's Slaying The Second Tragedy To Befall His Family
Hartford Courant
“It feels like, I don't know, my family is haunted,” Crooks said, his voice low. “We used to be six. Now there's four of us.” The investigation into the death of Vodal Crooks, 23, remained active Thursday, according to Deputy Police Chief Brian Foley ...

For the third time, one undocumented Houston family fled a hurricane – Grist


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For the third time, one undocumented Houston family fled a hurricane
Grist
Lorenzo said his family has evacuated Houston three times in their 17 years there, including when Hurricane Ike hit in 2008. By now, it's almost a bizarre routine for them, so they weren't afraid when they saw friends posting on social media not to ...

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Vikings, Wilf family to donate $300000 toward hurricane relief – Minneapolis Star Tribune


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Vikings, Wilf family to donate $300000 toward hurricane relief
Minneapolis Star Tribune
During the Vikings-Dolphins preseason finale, the Wilf family will announce a $300,000 donation to Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. Through in-game messages from a few Texas natives on the roster in quarterback Case Keenum and defensive ends Brian ...

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United States to give Ethiopia $91 million in drought aid for food and medicine – Washington Post


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United States to give Ethiopia $91 million in drought aid for food and medicine
Washington Post
The extra funding brings U.S. aid for food and medical care in Ethiopia to $454 million this year, said Mark Green, the new administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development. An extra $210 million in U.S. aid has gone to development projects.
United States Pledges $91 Million in Food Aid for Ethiopia [Video]Food & Wine

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MasterChef Winner Shaun O’Neale Kicks off Epcot Food & Wine Fest (and Shares His Childhood Disney Photo!) – PEOPLE.com


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MasterChef Winner Shaun O'Neale Kicks off Epcot Food & Wine Fest (and Shares His Childhood Disney Photo!)
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The rising culinary star is kicking off the annual Epcot Food & Wine Festival in Orlando, Florida, on September 3 at What's Cookin' With…, during which guests enjoy a signature dish and cooking demo fro a series of famous chefs. Others in the series ...
3 Reasons Disney Investors Should Toast Epcot's Food & Wine FestivalMotley Fool

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5 lessons learned from Amazon’s first week with Whole Foods – Chicago Tribune


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5 lessons learned from Amazon's first week with Whole Foods
Chicago Tribune
On Monday, Amazon closed on its $13.7 billion acquisition of Whole Foods Market — much earlier than many expected — and immediately slashed prices on staple items in a savvy bit of marketing that had been announced a few days prior. Headlines blared ...

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ON FOOTBALL: More fun coming to NFL this season? – FOXSports.com


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ON FOOTBALL: More fun coming to NFL this season?
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NEW YORK (AP) Troy Vincent has heard, far too often, the No Fun League reference to his sport. While he finds it a totally inaccurate description, Vincent is confident the NFL will be even more entertaining in 2017. Why? ”Two topics that I have spent ...

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Americans paying more in taxes than for food, clothing | Fox News – Fox News


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Americans paying more in taxes than for food, clothing | Fox News
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Americans spent more money on taxes than they did on food and clothing last year, according to data released earlier this week.

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21 fun things you can see and do this weekend in San Antonio – mySanAntonio.com


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21 fun things you can see and do this weekend in San Antonio
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Wolff Stadium takes a break from hosting minor-league baseball to welcome what looks like an evening of absolute craziness. The live version of "Nitro Circus," the MTV series of daredevils doing ridiculous ... more. Photo: Courtesy Nitrocircus.com ...

Scenes from the Houston Food Bank’s Harvey Relief Efforts – Eater Houston


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Scenes from the Houston Food Bank's Harvey Relief Efforts
Eater Houston
After being surrounded by high waters for several days, the Houston Food Bank officially reopened its doors on Wednesday. Soon after, it was completely packed with volunteers eager to distribute food to flood victims and first responders. According to ...
Houston Food Bank Opens: Registered Volunteers and Donations NeededHouston Press

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