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Community activist reacts after police defuse student gun incident at Lincoln High – NBC 7 San Diego

A 16-year-old Lincoln High School student could face charges for bringing a ghost gun and ammunition to school, officials said. The unidentified student was carried on a stretcher and taken by ambulance for medical examination after San Diego police shot him with a bean bag. The school was closed on Tuesday afternoon around 2:30 p.m. […]

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State Treasurers Push Cannabis Banks in DC (Newsletter: March 16, 2022)

Psilocybin CO initiative; RI Legalization Hearing; MD Psychedelic Drug Treatment Bill; Hemp wigs for UK lawyers Subscribe to get the Marijuana Moment newsletter delivered to your inbox every weekday morning. It’s the best way to make sure you know what cannabis stories are shaping the day. Your support makes Marijuana Moment possible… BREAK: Journalism is […]

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VIDEO: Wages Brewing Company donates to BHC Suicide PreventionOzark Radio News

West Plains, MO- Wages Brewing Company held a special brewing party in February to raise funds for the upcoming Ozarks Healthcare Behavioral Health Center (BHC) suicide prevention event. To help raise awareness about suicide prevention and de-stigmatize mental health, BHC invites Kevin Hines, award-winning mental health and suicide prevention activist and keynote speaker, to the […]

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Georgia House: no longer need a license for firearms in public

ATLANTE On Friday, Republicans pushed a bill through the Georgia House that would abolish the requirement for a background check and a license to carry a handgun in public — moving one step closer to “constitutional scope.” that Gov. Brian Kemp and other Republicans have promised to deliver in an election year. House Bill 1358 […]

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Community Care & Justice celebrates its 1st anniversary and seeks funds to continue its efforts

From South Orange Village: Village President Sheena Collum and Dr. Jamila T. Davis and Dr. Juan Rios of Seton Hall University celebrate the winner of the Social Justice Activation Award “Meet Her At The Gate” The Township of South Orange Village is pleased to celebrate the first anniversary of its Community care and justice program […]

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LGBTQ refugees fleeing Ukraine face discrimination in countries with anti-gay laws

Updated March 4, 2022 5:42 PM ET Late Thursday evening, Viktória Radványi, communications director of Budapest Pride, drove with his girlfriend to the Hungarian-Ukrainian border. They were picking up four LGBTQ refugees and bringing them back to Budapest to provide them with safe housing, food and mental health resources. But Radványi is not part of […]

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Two Central Oregon Students Among 11 Qualify for Poetry Out Loud State Contest

SALEM, Ore. (KTVZ) — Two central Oregon high schoolers, Cecily Cooper of Crook County HS and Mariah Reynolds of Redmond HS, are among 11 students from across the state who have won their Poetry Out Loud contests. school and will compete for the state championship at the 2022 Oregon Virtual Poetry Out Loud State Contest […]

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SALS and Evansmore to be honored for courage and community change | State and region

WV Can’t Wait will honor Southern Appalachian Labor School (SALS) and Jean Evansmore as two of the state’s 40 Hometown Heroes on Tuesday. The award, which comes with $2,000, will be presented at 1:30 p.m. at the historic Oak Hill School in Oak Hill. Each of the 40 hometown heroes was selected by a committee […]

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Takoma Park food pantry saved by Facebook post and community support

The trash cans have become a lifeline for families and seniors in Takoma Park and nearby communities – many of whom have lost their jobs during the pandemic and are struggling to pay their bills and feed their families. The city and county of Montgomery, where it is located, are relatively affluent areas but with […]

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Behind the China Olympics, the saga of a chained woman unfolds

Li Chunjian, Ding Song, Ye Jielong and She Hao of China slide during the 1-4 series at the 2022 Winter Olympics on Saturday, Feb. 19, 2022, in Yanqing District in Beijing. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin) Pavel Golovkin PA Taipei, Taiwan The post, on the Chinese social platform Weibo, resembled many others published by state media during […]

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Winter Olympians stand up for climate, peace amid muted activism

FILE – Taylor Gold of the United States competes in the men’s halfpipe final at the 2022 Winter Olympics Friday, Feb. 11, 2022, in Zhangjiakou, China. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, file) Gregory Bull PA BEIJING After a morning training session at the Big Air Shougang site of the Winter Olympics, British snowboarder Katie Ormerod stopped by […]

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Irvine community stalwart aims for council seat with Labor

Irvine community activist Sylvia Mallinson has announced she is in the running to win the long-serving Irvine West seat of Provost Ian Clarkson in the upcoming election in May. News of Sylvia’s appointment comes after it was announced that labor adviser Clarkson will step down due to health issues after nearly 30 years of service. […]

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Congress forms a cell for the LGBTQ+ community | Bombay News

Mumbai The All India Professional Congress (AIPC), which is the front wing of the Grand Old Party for professionals and entrepreneurs, has set up a committee for LGBTQ+ communities. “The idea is to promote values ​​of equality and inclusion for an insignificant minority. Many members of the LGBTQ community don’t even have voter ID cards. […]

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Families of deceased inmates demand action after state audit

Following a state audit that deemed San Diego County jails unsafe, community activists and families of deceased inmates gathered outside the San Diego Sheriff’s Department on Friday to demand action. “The state audit report on deaths in custody in San Diego County is appalling,” said Yusef Miller of the North County Equity and Justice Coalition […]