Good News Headlines 6/26/18



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Hawaii Becomes First State To Ban Widely-Used Pesticide Found To Be Harmful To Kids

by Dominique Mosbergen, HuffPost

Hawaii has become the first U.S. state to ban the use of pesticides containing chlorpyrifos, a widely-used chemical that’s been linked to severe developmental delays in children and other health risks… Read More

 


 

The Home Depot Will Be Third Major U.S. Retailer To Ban Deadly Paint Strippers

by Natural Resources Defense Council, EcoWatch

The world's largest home improvement retailer, The Home Depot, announced Tuesday that it will phase out the use of the toxic chemicals methylene chloride and N-methylpyrrolidone (NMP) in its paint removal products by the end of this year… Read More

 


 

Maternal Survival Rates Are Soaring To New Highs – And Part Of It Is Thanks To Folk Songs

by McKinley Corbley, Good News Network

Fewer and fewer women are dying from childbirth than ever before – but the declining mortality rate is most notable in India… Read More

 


 

Mexico City Uses Vertical Gardens On Highway Pillars To Combat Vehicle Emissions And Noise

from The News Wheel

It’s been in the news a lot lately: our vehicles are destroying the environment. This fact has caused many automakers to push for an electric future, but in the meantime, Mexico City is working to combat the problem in a new way: vertical gardens… Read More

 


 

Killing Dogs For Meat Ruled Illegal By South Korean Court

from The Guardian

A South Korean court has ruled the killing of dogs for meat is illegal, in a landmark decision that animal rights activists have said could pave the way to outlawing the eating of canines… Read More

 


 

Canada Becomes First Western Nation To Legalize Marijuana

by McKinley Corbley, Good News Network

The C-45 bill – also known as the Cannabis Act – passed the Senate in a 52 to 29 vote on Tuesday. The government emphasizes that the legalization will come with strict regulation that will prevent adolescent use and crack down on the illegal drug market… Read More

 


 

The City Of London Will Be Powered With 100% Renewable Energy By October 2018

by Greg Beach, Inhabitat

The City of London, the historic “Square Mile” central district of London, will soon switch to clean energy in a big way… Read More

 


 

Lyft Is Offering Free Rides To Cancer Patients In Major U.S. Cities

by Sy Mukherjee, Fortune

Ride sharing giant Lyft is offering cancer patients free rides—or at least effectively free for riders—to and from their treatments in 10 major U.S. cities, including Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Houston, Miami, Las Vegas, Cincinnati, Denver, St. Louis, and Atlanta… Read More

 


 

How India’s Fishermen Turn Ocean Plastic Into Roads

by Maanvi Singh, National Geographic

In an innovative project, fishermen in Kerala collect ocean plastic for recycling, cleaning the ocean in the process… Read More

 


 

Researchers Develop New Method For Recycling Diapers

from Springwise

With millions of diapers being used daily, disposable diaper waste accounts for a large portion of the waste in our landfills. One of the current main methods of disposal is burying diapers in landfills which can take 400 years to decompose… Read More

 

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July 2018

Join us for a monthly gathering of like-hearted people to give and receive angelic energy healing. This session is a combination of group meditation and discussion, along with working in pairs...

Cost: Scale $5-$20 ($10 suggested)

Where:
Pathway Of Joy
884 Broadway, Suite 12
Upstairs in the Spiritual Renaissance Center building
South Portland, ME  04106
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Telephone: 207-329-7192
Contact Name: Linda Huitt
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This special 2-part evening offering. Earn your Integrated Energy Therapy® certification in two evenings, while leaving your summer days and weekends open to enjoy the season. Part 1 is...

Cost: $195

Where:
Pathway Of Joy
884 Broadway, Suite 12
South Portland, ME  04106
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What better way to end a busy day than with a little bliss. We'll support your body right where it is today and help you to open your spine to find more movement and flexibility. Begin and end...

Cost: $18

Where:
Body Love Wellness Center
484 Bedford St
East Bridgewater, MA  02333
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Sponsor: Bliss Through Yoga
Telephone: 508-331-3564
Contact Name: Janice
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Relax and restore this summer with free outdoor yoga classes on historic Rogers Field! We’re packing the lawn with yogis of all levels for yoga led by experienced practitioners from Dragonfly...

Cost: Free

Where:
Rogers Field
Devens, MA


Sponsor: Dragonfly Wellness Center
Telephone: 978-487-7181
Contact Name: Anne Ferguson
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If you are worried about getting Parkinson’s or have beginning symptoms, check out a free intro on how to rewire your brain from the inside. First and third Wednesdays of the month,...

Where:
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Please note this event is held at an off-site location at the Double Tree Hilton in Danvers, MA There will be a book signing following the mediumship demonstration, and as part of your ticket...

Cost: $45

Where:
Double Tree Hotel
50 Ferncroft Road
Danvers, MA  01923
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Sponsor: Circles of Wisdom
Telephone: 978-474-8010
Contact Name: Cathy Kneeland
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July 20 - 22 The Chinese internal martial arts derive their extraordinary power from the conscious control of one’s subjective state-of-being and the use of jin (internal power)....

Cost: Please see our website

Where:
Eastover Estate & Retreat Center
430 East St.
Lenox, MA  01240
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Telephone: 866-264-5139
Contact Name: Yingxing Wang
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The mission of the 4th Annual Compassionfest is to unite like-minded people that believe in the values of being just, kindness, equality and compassion. We’ll gather for delicious vegan food...

Cost: Free

Where:
Whitneyville Cultural Commons
1253 Whitney Ave
Hamden, CT  06517
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Sponsor: In Defense of Animals
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Saturday, July 21, 10:00am – 4:00pm & Sunday, July 22, 10am – 4:00pm With Patty Collinsworth Get the beginner certification before Linda Howe comes in person to teach a new...

Cost: $170

Where:
Circles of Wisdom
90 Main Street
Andover, MA  01810
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Sponsor: Circles of Wisdom
Telephone: 978-474-8010
Contact Name: Cathy Kneeland
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Saturday, July 21, 10:00am – 5:30pm & Sunday, July 22, 10am – 3:30pm Instructor:  Peyton Pugmire What brings you joy and a sense of purpose?  These are your soul...

Cost: $160

Where:
Creative Spirit
80 Washington Street
Marblehead, MA  01945
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Sponsor: Creative Spirit
Telephone: 617-817-4547
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July 21 - 22 NEMHoFest, is New England’s premiere metaphysical festival. This year’s line-up includes world renowned guest speakers and vendors from across the...

Where:
Augusta Civic Center
Augusta, ME


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The GFAF Expos are the greatest events on earth for those living a gluten-free or allergen-friendly lifestyle. Sample hundreds of products, meet with local and national brands, receive coupons and...

Where:
DCU Center
50 Foster Street
Worcester, MA
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