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A US-based advocacy group has filed a petition with the United Nations demanding the immediate release of Al Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein as Egyptian authorities extended his detention for another 45 days.
Dallas (WBAP/KLIF News) - child abuse cases in North Texas could be costing both taxpayers and the economy a lot of money. According to the Centers for Disease Control, the lifetime cost to care for a mistreated child is $124 billion.
Advocates of offshore drilling in the Gulf of Mexico are hailing President Donald Trump for signing an executive order today that instructs the Department of Interior to review a plan that dictates which federal locations are open to offshore drilling ...
A housing advocacy group is calling foul after finding a person allegedly trying to help foreign real estate i...
(AP) -- A redistricting advocacy group has appealed a judge's decision upholding 11 Virginia House and Senate districts.
Three Vancouver advocacy groups say funding cuts to B.C. legal aid have made it harder for women fleeing abusive relationships to get help from lawyers.
An Executive Order was signed by President Trump on Wednesday that will require a "review" of national parks and monuments that have been protected by ...
OLA of Eastern Long Island, a non-profit organization founded in 2002 that promotes the social, economic, cultural and educational development of the Latino community on the East End announced the hiring of Gabriela Cabrera this week as its civic ...
A new commercial fishermen's advocacy group, Sustaining Bristol Bay fisheries, has announced its formation as an entity to amplify the voice of commercial fishing in efforts to protect the Bristol Bay fishery.
advocacy group: If You're Abused in Immigration Detention, the government Doesn't Care. Community Initiatives for Visiting immigrants in Confinement (CIVIC) reports Otay Mesa Detention Center ranks in the top five facilities in the United States ...
SANTA MARIA, Calif. - Hundreds of thousands of undocumented families have been living in fear in the United States since the presidential election in November and in Santa Maria, many of these families are unsure what to do if approached by an ...
The Arizona Coalition to End homelessness is an advocacy organization consisting of more than 55 direct service organizations.
Working parents raising two young children in North Central B.C. need to earn $16.39 per hour to make ends meet, according to a report released Wednesday.
A local nonprofit organization wants to open a campground for homeless people, or build a tiny house village, or do both somewhere in the Manila area.
April 25, 2017 (WASHINGTON) - The advocacy group, Enough Project, has called for a new U.S.-led international effort to addresses the root causes of Sudan's "violent kleptocracy" which is accused of looting the country's resources and use of brutal ...
Two animal advocacy groups in Arizona have placed ads at several Valley malls to deter people from visiting Dolphinaris. Animal Defense League of Arizona and Scottsdale-based anti-captivity and ocean conservation nonprofit Plea for the sea have spent ...
New York - internet companies are readying for a showdown with telecoms and a Republican-controlled government over a policy near and dear to their hearts: net neutrality.
On April 24th, the Electronic Privacy Information Center ("EPIC") and a coalition of 37 other civil society groups sent a letter urging the Federal Communications Commission ("FCC") to act on an August 2015 petition to repeal the FCC's data retention ...
An advocacy group is pushing a bill that would increase the age of people tried in court as adults to 18 years. KOLR-TV reports that Missouri is one of seven states that treat 17-year-olds as adults in the criminal-justice system.
The Alliance for Healthcare Security, a national coalition of health care advocacy groups and labor unions, including 1199 SEIU, the nation's largest health care ...
The Missouri Supreme Court says that a woman running a dog kennel can't sue dog advocacy groups for defamation. The court on Thursday unanimously upheld a circuit court decision dismissing a defamation lawsuit filed by dog kennel owner Mary Ann ...
advocacy group: Pres. Trump order threatens national monuments in Colorado, across the West. Kurt Sevits. 6:51 PM, Apr 25, 2017.
A new advocacy group for Bristol Bay fishermen formed in mid-March. Sustaining Bristol Bay fisheries began accepting members last week.
A progressive advocacy group plans to shadow Gov. Chris Sununu, in continued attempts to ask about the identities of businesses that he says support some of ...
Milwaukee - Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke is asking county leaders to follow the law, and cooperate with illegal immigration issues, as an immigrant advocacy group says the law is being followed. Immigration issues were the focus of a lengthy ...
BOISE - advocacy organizations will hold a forum Tuesday night in Boise in response to the Dietrich high school locker room case.
Independent doctors have started an organization in Vermont dedicated to helping them keep their small practices in the face of what they consider pressure to sell out to hospitals.
This is a violation of civil rights laws," said Edwin Colon, an attorney for the Center for children's Advocacy, one of three groups that commissioned the survey.
People First of Hunterdon County, an advocacy and support group for persons with disabilities, will be meeting May 2nd from 11am to 1pm at the Hunterdon County Complex Bldg # 1 Route 12 Flemington NJ 08825.
April 24, 2017. CONCORD, N.H. -- A public advocacy group is pledging to follow in the footsteps of Gov. Chris Sununu - literally - in the coming weeks.
The bike Friendly advocacy group recently conducted its fifth and most comprehensive bike safety seminar at the Rohan Regional Recreation Center.
"Our most inherent, intrinsic forms of getting around is being violated by speeds that were not designed to be moving," said Jonathon Stalls with Walk2Connect, an advocacy group. Walk Denver and Walk2Connect co-hosted the gathering, part of a series of ...
Waco, Texas (KWTX) A group of four advocacy groups filed a brief Friday with the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals arguing that the Waco-based 10th Court of Appeals erred when it reversed the rape conviction of a former football player in March.
A group of young men and women in Edmonton spent months developing four recommendations on how to improve policing in the community.
NEW HAVEN >> Advocating for Latino students and school district employees has always been a priority for Abie Benitez, a director of instruction in the New ...
Richmond, VA. (WRIC) - An advocacy group is handing out joints of marijuana to members of Congress and their staffs as part of the first annual free cannibus giveaway.
A leading South Asian advocacy group has said US President Donald Trump's executive order on H-1B visas is a move to gut the programme popular among ...
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - It's one of the biggest concerns for bicyclists anywhere - having your bike stolen and wasting time trying to recover it.
But the Oxford County Sheriff's Office won't say if Tom Johnston of WCSH was a suspect. By Kate McCormickMorning Sentinel.
AUGUSTA, Maine - With a possible connection between a sexual assault case and the suicide of a meteorologist, two Maine advocacy groups have linked the incidents together in a joint statement. The Maine Coalition Against Sexual Assault and Maine's ...
GRAND TRAVERSE COUNTY, Mich. (WPBN/WGTU)-- A local advocacy group is working to improve safety on a busy Traverse City street.
MILFORD >> A local advocacy group won't pursue, for now, designating Milford as a "sanctuary city" after discussions with the city's police chief, who said the ...
social justice Ireland says legitimate expectations of Irish citizens are not being met.
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- A commercial aired in the Buffalo media market over the Easter weekend paid for by a national conservative advocacy group called Club for ...
CreakyJoints, part of the Global Healthy Living Foundation, announced a new policy platform Monday that advocates for transparent drug pricing by encouraging stakeholders, such as the U.S.
State legislation that proposes using public money to fund students' private educations is raising many eyebrows as it winds its way through the N.H.
WASHINGTON (WJLA) - The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) says its Washington, D.C. headquarters received a letter Monday that included a page of the Quran that was smeared with what it believes is feces and a picture of former President ...
A suicide prevention advocacy group is speaking out about the new Netflix original series "13 Reasons Why," saying that the teen drama - centered on a high school student who kills herself - does "more harm than any good.
Phil Gregory. Enlarge. Sasiistock. A national survey showed New Jersey hospitals have improved their quality of care. The Leapfrog Group, a patient advocacy organization, ranked New Jersey 15th best for protecting patients from harm. Enlarge. Sasiistock.
Two advocacy organizations for nonprofits have challenged provisions of an ethics law approved last year in New York state that they contend is unconstitutional and harmful to nonprofits.


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