Good News Headlines 12/29/15



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Massachusetts’ Hourly Minimum Wage To Rise In 2016

from The Associated Press/WBUR

Hundreds of thousands of Massachusetts workers are expected to see a boost in pay on Jan. 1 when the state’s hourly minimum wage increases from $9 to $10 per hour… Read more

 


 

Largest Desalination Plant In Western Hemisphere Opens In Thirsty California

by Terry Turner, Good News Network

A billion dollar desalination plant is turning salt water into drinking water for drought-plagued Southern California… Read more

 


 

Churches Offer Refuge For Central Americans Facing Deportation

from Reuters/Raw Story

Leaders of the church-based Sanctuary Movement vowed on Friday to offer their places of worship as refuge for immigrants facing deportation under an Obama administration crackdown on Central American families who entered the United States illegally… Read more

 


 

The Pro-Pot Juggernaut Continues To Gain Steam: 10 Victories In 2015

by Rob Kampia, The Huffington Post/Alternet

The table has been set in ways that will lead to a healthy serving of marijuana policy reform in 2016… Read more

 


 

Michael Moore Just Exploded The Right's Biggest Lie

by Sophia A. McClennen, Salon/Alternet

Moore has made his most patriotic film yet, without shooting a single frame in the U.S. … Read more

 


 

State By State Increases In Number Of Insured Americans, Thanks To Obamacare

by Kali Holloway, AlterNet

Republicans should stop their posturing and concede that the ACA is a success… Read more

 


 

15 Indigenous Rights Victories That You Didn't Hear About In 2015

by John Ahni Schertow, Intercontinental Cry/Reader Supported News

Indigenous rights victories give us all pause to celebrate, to reflect and to rejuvenate our own quests for justice… Read more

 


 

Elon Musk Signs Open Letter Proposing Radical Fix To VW’s Emission Scandal

by Cole Mellino, EcoWatch

The letter urges the state’s emissions regulators to “abandon the plan to force Volkswagen to fix their emissions-cheating cars and instead require that the company put the resources it would take to accomplish that into transitioning to a zero-emissions car company.”… Read more

 


 

After Cecil, US Increases Lion Protections

by Vicki Croke, WBUR

A new ruling from the US Fish and Wildlife Service adds lion protections under the Endangered Species Act… Read more

 


 

At-Risk Philadelphia Teens Shatter Expectations – 98% Going to College

from Good News Network

A commencement ceremony recently celebrated 39 high school students who beat the odds. All these teens thrived given free tuition from Girard College… Read more

 


 

Café Opens Its Warm Doors So Freezing Stray Dogs Have Safe Place To Sleep

by Elyse Wanshel, The Huffington Post

Antonis, a waiter at the café located in the island’s main port and capital, Mytilene, told The Independent that though the coffee shop closes at 3 a.m., that’s just for people. Stray pups, on the other hand, are completely welcome after hours… Read more

 

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December 13, 2018

Keep a notepad bedside. A visionary idea could surface overnight. Shortly after sunrise the Moon arrives in mystical Pisces. Emotional and psychic sensitivities increase but be on the lookout for incorrect assumptions as well as faulty telepathic…
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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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Sponsored by the Canton Spiritualist Church. Held at the Blue Hills, Canton, MA. Psychics, mediums, readings for a fee. Free healings.

Cost: Free admission

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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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Telephone: 860-684-3994
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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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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)
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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...

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Caffe Nero
368 Congress St
Boston, MA  02210
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