Good News Headlines 10/22/19

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All-Women Delta Crew Flies 120 Girls To NASA Headquarters To Inspire Female Aviators

by Ella Torres, ABC News

The Delta “WING” flight—Women Inspiring our Next Generation—took girls between the ages of 12 to 18 from Salt Lake City to NASA headquarters in Houston to draw attention to the need to close the gender gap in aviation and promote STEM careers… Read More

 


 

This Ingenious Solution Was Designed Specifically To Help People During Their Epileptic Seizures

by Jennifer Zolper, Good News Network

The short list for the prestigious International James Dyson Award has finally been announced, and a critical safety tool for managing seizures has risen into the top 20: Cocoon, a self-deploying, portable safe space for people affected by epilepsy… Read More

 


 

Ramba, The Last Circus Elephant In Chile, Is Now Safe At Her Sanctuary Home

by Heather Shields, Lady Freethinker

After surviving 40 years in a circus and seven in a roadside zoo, she has arrived at Elephant Sanctuary Brazil in Chapada dos Guimarães, where she will spend the rest of her life in peace and tranquility… Read More

 


 

Dozens Of People Volunteer To Entertain Lonely Shelter Pets For The Holidays–Maybe You Can Do It For Thanksgiving

by McKinley Corbley, Good News Network

This animal shelter’s Facebook post is proof that the holidays aren’t just for humans… Read More

 


 

Owning A Dog Can Help You Live Longer, Study Suggests

by Adrianna Rodriguez, USA Today

Dog owners had a 24% risk reduction for death from any cause, according to the study. For people with heart problems, living with a dog had an even greater benefit, authors said… Read More

 


 

Bison Return To An Area Of Badlands National Park For The First Time In Nearly 150 Years

by Scottie Andrew, CNN

Badlands National Park officials released four bison into a newly expanded range on Friday… Read More

 


 

Montgomery, Alabama, Elects Its First African American Mayor After 200 Years

by Meagan Flynn, The Washington Post

Making history, voters in Montgomery, Ala., decisively elected Steven L. Reed on Tuesday as the first African American mayor in the 200 years since the city’s founding… Read More

 


 

Farmers In Idaho Rallied To Harvest A Neighbor’s Potatoes As A Deep Freeze Threatened To Ruin Them

by Ryan Prior, CNN

Larson, who works on a nearby farm, said his farm sent about 25 employees to help. The convoy of trucks included nine harvesters and he estimated that 50 people in total showed up… Read More

 

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