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Area cities, towns await millions in grants from American Rescue Plan

Daily Camera 11 Apr 2021
Longmont’s city staff has not yet made any recommendations to the City Council about how to spend Longmont’s forthcoming American Rescue Act grants ... “We are going to evaluate our unmet needs and then have a discussion with the City Council ... American Rescue Plan funding “definitely will fill a need,” she said.

Saint Vincent covered in thick ash after series of volcanic eruptions

Hindustan Times 11 Apr 2021
PUBLISHED ON APR 11, 2021 05.57 AM IST ... Around 3,000 people spent the night in shelters ... "We are in the middle of a serious evacuation and security exercise, to safeguard and rescue persons who are affected by the eruption," the agency said. "These irresponsible calls divert much needed resources and personnel from the evacuation exercise.".

James Whitford: Americans not in need of government rescue

The Joplin Globe 10 Apr 2021
But are Americans in need of a government rescue? ... But the majority of the poorest who come to us are more in need of encouragement, guidance and a friend than to be rescued ... The greatest problem, though, with sweeping rescue-rhetoric legislation is that it shifts our attention ...

AKC: Responsible choice, consumer protection laws protect pets better than pet store sales bans

The Record Herald 10 Apr 2021
There should be no debate about the need to shut down negligent, cruel or irresponsible pet breeders ... Many of our dog breeders are so dedicated to their breeds that they not only breed their own high-quality dogs, but also help rescue dogs of the same breed that are in need, irrespective of who bred them.

African Troops Free Dozens of Boko Haram Victims

Voa News 10 Apr 2021
About 60 former fighters and civilians rescued from Boko Haram by Nigerian, Chadian and Cameroonian troops have been rushed to a disarmament, demobilization and reintegration center in northern Cameroon ... He said during the rescue operations, some Boko Haram fighters who were disgruntled and wanted to surrender, dropped their weapons.

Seize the moment to address a long-standing workforce crisis

The Gazette Cedar Rapids 10 Apr 2021
The American Rescue Plan Act, recently signed into law by President Biden, provides historic opportunity to address a long-standing workforce crisis in Iowa ... The impact of these recruiting and retention challenges was predictable — people couldn’t get the services they needed ... COVID put a spotlight on these workers and how badly we need them.

Want some cash?

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 10 Apr 2021
The new "relief" bill from Congress is about to give Arkansas an odd fiscal windfall of $1.67 billion that it doesn't really need ... It has provoked a lawsuit, and may not pass constitutional muster, but Arkansas policymakers will need to start deliberating before the legal issue is clarified.

Costly Spanish Rescue of Tiny Airline Spotlights Political Divisions Over Venezuela

Voa News 10 Apr 2021
The money comes from a $11.9 billion rescue fund created to help strategically important firms that have been hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic ... Spain’s government defended the award of the public money to rescue Plus Ultra ... Montero insisted the rescue plan had been correctly carried out.

Your View

Montrose Press 10 Apr 2021
What about voter ID is racist? Recently, I needed my ID to get a ticket to fly on a plane, board the plane, cash a check; and to get a COVID vaccine ... With the pandemic showing the need for more Americans to have access to top-quality care at an affordable price, the American Rescue Plan couldn’t have come at a more opportune time.

North Bend seeks community support for street funding

The World 10 Apr 2021
And when it comes to roads, North Bend does need some help ... Dunham said long-term the city needs to find a new funding source for street repairs, but for now the American Rescue Plan, which has already been approved by Congress and has funding available, could be the answer.

One year later, ‘pandemic pups’ continue to be rays of sunshine for their people

Hartford Courant 10 Apr 2021
When Melanie Sweet was laid off from her restaurant work in March of 2020, she reached out to the Protector of Animals rescue small dog shelter out of East Hamden, telling them that if they needed fosters she had “plenty of time” on her hands ... Mutt Mafia, a Tennessee-based rescue.

As people head back to work, what happens to pandemic pets?

The Keene Sentinel 10 Apr 2021
He said they have been taking 4-year-old dog Khaleesi on long hikes and to the dog park more often, with the idea of tiring her out so she stays calm when they need to leave her at home. “We rescued her from a kill shelter,” said LaMonica ... But I knew Ralph was lonely and needed something to cheer him up ... Then they need not think of giving them up.”.

FOTAS: Former shelter pets living the good life with forever family

Aiken Standard 10 Apr 2021
Where they go, he goes. “The kittens are indoors only," she said ... Use these resources, if needed, to ensure the best outcome for you and your new pet.”. The Vaughns feel strongly about rescuing homeless pets and saving the lives of animals. They have always adopted their pets from local rescues and shelters – and will continue to do so in the future.

One year later, ‘pandemic pups’ continue to be rays of sunshine

The Bulletin 10 Apr 2021
When Melanie Sweet was laid off from her restaurant work in March of 2020, she reached out to the Protector of Animals rescue small dog shelter out of East Hamden, telling them that if they needed fosters she had “plenty of time” on her hands ... a Tennessee-based rescue.

Sister Wives: Kody Brown wishes he had a tractor after one of his kids got ...

m&c 10 Apr 2021
A bit of a messy situation! Reinforcements are needed after Gwen gets her car seriously stuck ... He said, “If I’m unsuccessful here, she will go get the neighbor and she will tell the neighbor that she did all this stupid and that she needs the neighbor to rescue her from the stupid because, and if she mentions my name”.