Good News Headlines 11/20/18



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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Wants To Replace Columbus Day With Holiday For Election Day

by Jessica Kwong, Newsweek

Congresswoman-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Sunday proposed getting rid of Columbus Day as a holiday and replacing it with a day off for Election Day… Read More

 


 

Arlington Brothers Outfitting The World In Blue Socks To Save A Colorful Bird

by Joan Goodchild, Baystate Parent

For the last year, Will Gladstone has jumped feet first into his passion for saving a bird. Blue feet first, that is… Read More

 


 

Bristol, England, Aims For Carbon Neutrality By 2030

by Sami Grover, Treehugger

Of course, reaching such a target for an entire city in just over eleven years is an exceedingly tall order… Read More

 


 

Kristine E. Guillaume Elected 1st Black Woman President In Harvard Student Newspaper’s 145-Year History

by Lori Lakin Hutcherson, Good Black News

Guillaume, a joint African American Studies and History and Literature concentrator, is currently one of The Crimson’s Central Administration reporters… Read More

 


 

Banned CNN Reporter Is Back At The White House In A Major Victory For Freedom Of The Press

by Leo Shvedsky, Upworthy

Instead of reporting the news, Acosta himself became an international story after President Trump ordered the White House to revoke Acosta’s press credentials after the CNN reporter got into a verbal confrontation with Trump during the president’s news conference after the 2018 midterm elections… Read More

 


 

Writers Of Color Sweep National Book Awards

by Sameer Rao, COLORLINES

Here are the authors, poets and translators whose books and collections won one of the United States' most prestigious literary prizes… Read More

 


 

Massachusetts Makes History As First Legal Marijuana Shops On East Coast Open Tuesday

by Daniella Silva and Ezra Kaplan, NBC News

Medical marijuana facilities Cultivate Holdings, in Leicester, and New England Treatment Access (NETA), in Northampton, opened their doors at 8 a.m. to kick off the state's first legal recreational marijuana sales to people over the age of 21… Read More

 


 

Africa’s ‘Homegrown Philanthropy’ Is Rising, Creating Self-Sufficiency For A New Generation

by Andy Corbley, Good News Network

This episode of a BBC radio documentary series, Africa’s Big Philanthropy, highlights how many of the more fortunate members of the world’s fastest growing economies are not forgetting their often disadvantageous roots, returning to support education and healthcare, with sometimes breathtaking sums of capital… Read More

 


 

How Bay Area Restaurants, Chefs, And Bars Are Helping Camp Fire Victims

by Janelle Bitker, Eater San Francisco

Some Bay Area chefs, restaurants, bars, and businesses have quickly sprung into action, with some making it a little easier for you to help as well… Read More

 


 

How A Dog Could Stop The Global Spread Of Malaria

by Michaeleen Doucleff, NPR

At a scientific conference on Monday, British entomologist Steve Lindsay presented preliminary evidence that dogs can detect whether a person is carrying the malaria parasite in their blood by just sniffing their odor — or more specifically, sniffing a small piece of their sock… Read More

 

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December 12, 2018

A soothing sextile between the Sagittarius Sun and Aquarius Moon brightens the work day. Inner ease is promoted. The impact can also feel liberating as these are the two most freedom loving of signs. It’s a good day to attend to a financial matter or…
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Join us the second Tuesday evening of the month for a Reiki Share in the Usui Reiki system of natural healing. We are a gathering of Reiki practitioners who share experiences, practice...

Cost: Free

Where:
Northeast Reiki Center
61 Nicholas Road, Suite B2
Framingham, MA  01701
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Sponsor: Northeast Reiki Center
Telephone: 508-808-5696
Contact Name: Lou Orsan
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The class is a combination of qi gong, yoga, meditation, and relaxation followed by a cup of healing tea. The class, developed by Korean enlightened master Ilchi Lee, is based on Sundo, a...

Cost: $10

Where:
Divine Paradigm
58b Macy St
Amesbury, MA  01913
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Contact Name: Brad Fanger

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Please join us at our monthly meetings, second Wednesday each month September - June in Westboro, MA. A welcoming community working for the greater health and wellbeing of all. Contact...

Where:
Sohum Yoga and Meditation Studio
30 Lyman St
#108B
Westborough, MA
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Journaling can be a part of your inner work and is, in fact, on the tree of contemplative practices.  Whether you are a meditator or keep a journal or neither of the above, all are welcome to...

Cost: Free

Where:
Waltham Public Library
735 Main Street
Waltham, MA  02451
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Sponsor: Louise Goldstein
Telephone: 617-710-6145
Contact Name: Waltham Public Library
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Sponsored by the Canton Spiritualist Church. Held at the Blue Hills, Canton, MA. Psychics, mediums, readings for a fee. Free healings.

Cost: Free admission

Where:
Blue Hills
Canton, MA


Sponsor: Canton Spiritualist Church
Telephone: (617) 469-2568

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Discover the power of body tapping and nature based solutions that will help you: More effectively manage and ease chronic pain issues. Clear stuck energy with body tapping. Learn the basic...

Cost: $49

Where:
Clearpoint Center
259 East Street
Stafford Springs, CT  06076
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Sponsor: Clearpoint Center
Telephone: 860-684-3994
Contact Name: Steve Munn
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With Susie Masters We warmly invite you to join us for The Winter Solstice Workshop. Celebrate the shortest day while giving yourself the space to feel and experience the now. During this...

Cost: $45

Where:
State of Grace Yoga and Wellness Center
104 East. Hartford Ave.
Uxbridge, MA  01569
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Telephone: 508-278-2818
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All are invited to a special barefoot, free style dance and live music event on December 15th from 7:30pm–10pm in Greenfield, Massachusetts. We will be having a special freestyle, barefoot...

Cost: $5-$10

Where:
The Episcopal Church of St. James & Andrew
71 Federal St.
Greenfield, MA  01301
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Sponsor: Dance Spree
Telephone: (413)658-7011 (no texting please)
Contact Name: Jasper Lapienski
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Tired of missing opportunities that could further your life, your education, even your work? Tired of missing threats that continue to hold back your life, your education, even your work? Sit down...

Cost: $40

Where:
Caffe Nero
368 Congress St
Boston, MA  02210
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Contact Name: Soni
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