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Ruston, LAKNOE TV8

Make-A-Wish grants two Ruston girls their wish

MONROE, La. (KNOE) - The Make-A-Wish foundation granted some very special wishes on Wednesday, August 4th, to two girls from Ruston battling health conditions. Eighteen-year-old Kate Walker was gifted a trip to New York City, while 12-year-old Lyla Boudreaux was gifted horseback riding lessons. Walker is battling a nervous system...
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Dana White not fond of forcing COVID-19 vaccination, ‘Your decision, your body’

Dana White won’t enforce any COVID-19 vaccine mandates in the UFC anytime soon. As the global pandemic gets closer to departing our lives, the UFC has done its best to return to normality — as evidenced by the return of fan-filled arena events. But with the coronavirus not yet 100 percent out of our lives, certain locations and businesses have begun requiring vaccination.
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It’s Official: New Jersey’s Very Own Maplewood Is One Of The Country’s Coolest Small Towns To Visit This Year

New Jersey is home to many, many cool small towns and suburbs. One in particular, though, recently received national attention. Matador Network recently named the coolest small towns to visit in the United States this year, and Maplewood, New Jersey made the list. Located about 45 minutes from New York City, Maplewood is certainly deserving […] The post It’s Official: New Jersey’s Very Own Maplewood Is One Of The Country’s Coolest Small Towns To Visit This Year appeared first on Only In Your State.
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Jeryl Brunner

This New York City Startup Is Helping Patients Find Financial Assistance For Medical Bills

According to a recent survey from the company, Bankrate, nearly 22 percent of Americans avoided using medical care during the pandemic due to the expensive costs. Although resources exist to help patients reduce their health care costs (grants, replacement drug programs, government subsidies.), they are often unaware that any financial support exists, are too embarrassed to ask for help, or are overwhelmed trying to access it on their own.
Shelburne, VTWWLP 22News

4 NYC men rescued after becoming disoriented during hike in Shelburne

SHELBURNE, Mass. (WWLP) – Four New York City men called police for assistance Wednesday evening after they became disoriented while hiking the Mass Audubon trail. Shelburne Fire Captain Robert Manners said at around 6:30 p.m., the men called 911 asking to be located and rescued after they lost track and got concerned because they did not have a flashlight as it got darker.
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CBS Miami

‘2 Steps Forward, 1 Step Back’: South Florida Businesses Feeling Effects Of COVID Resurgence

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – With COVID cases climbing, local businesses have to once again wonder how they’ll be impacted. Many are still feeling the original effects of the pandemic. And for some, that includes a worker shortage. With not enough workers, that’s why Sergio’s has turned to a robot named Astro. Sergio’s CEO Carlos Gazitua said two of 13 locations remain closed because of a worker shortage that began after COVID’s emergence. “Unfortunately, we can’t service everyone,” he said. “Thirty percent of our dining rooms are closed because don’t have staffing to meet the demand.” Sergio’s Astrorobot in action. (CBS4) At first, Gazitua said workers were scared...
Patchogue, NYlongislandadvance.net

A look back at the vision for Patchogue

Revitalizing a downtown takes vision and leadership. Patchogue, like many of our nation’s downtowns, is at a crossroads. Which path we choose will affect our village for generations to come. As the suburban landscape matures and our national population demographic continues to change, we are given a unique opportunity to reshape our village for the better, while at the same time preserving its heritage as the bustling center of commerce and the attractive, popular vacation spot that it was at the turn of the 20th century,
Greensboro, NCMy Fox 8

Triad performance arts venues ready to open to the public

GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) — Local performing arts venues are ready to open the curtains as soon as possible — and do it as safely as possible for everyone. Recently, the Steven Tanger Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Greensboro sent surveys to season ticket holders to get information from spectators as they prepare for the venue’s grand opening.