Archives Oct. 21, 2016

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BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The manager of LSU's charity hospitals in Shreveport and Monroe hasn't paid $5.3 million into an escrow account as required by its reworked contractual arrangement with the state, Gov. John Bel Edwards' administration said Thursday.

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Long Island Fight for Charity boxing matches announced

Employees of local companies and nonprofits such as Broadridge Financial Solutions, Travelers Insurance and Winthrop University Hospital will participate in boxing matches next month, hoping to raise about $100,000 for charity.

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All Stars Project Lead Conversation on Chicago Afterschool Development

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle made welcome remarks at the 2016 All Stars Project of Chicago Afterschool Development Conference on Thursday, October 20.

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Homeless service providers hopeful over nuisance-free zones ordinance

Those who work closely with Elgin's downtown homeless population said they are hopeful that the city's recently-approved public nuisance-free zones could help them get those people the services they need.

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Nine-year-old Bartlett boy leads local charity to fundraising success

When it comes to raising funds for his favorite charity, 9-year-old Aidan Hennessy is already an expert. During the past four years, along with family and friends, Hennessy has helped raise more than $60,000 for Chicago-based nonprofit Play for Peace, which works in Chicago neighborhoods and 20 countries around the world.

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Cross-county effort securing coats to help cover veterans and families for winter

As cooler weather settles in, forcing people to grab their jackets, area residents have a chance to secure donated coats for veterans and their families who are in need.

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