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Oct. 17, 2016 - Oct. 23, 2016

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Officials with the Travelers Championship golf tournament say this summer's PGA event raised more than $2.8 million for charity. That is the highest amount in the history of the tournament, which began in 1952. The tournament's primary charitable beneficiary was the ALS Clinic at the Hospital for...

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Washington Co. charity collects 17k toys for needy children

Toys for Tots in Washington County has raised roughly $23,000 and collected 17,000 toys for needy children. The local arm of the national charity collects toys at drop-off boxes at 33 businesses across the county, The Herald-Mail of Hagerstown reports (http://bit.ly/2dB02JF ). The charity aims...

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Grandparents, special people join St. Mary's students

St. Mary's Catholic Community School in Crown Point had a packed house for its annual "Grandparents and Special Persons Day" on Oct. 13. They got such a fantastic turnout that they have to divide the program into two sessions. Everyone loved the band so much that it ran over by almost 10 minutes....

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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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