Good News Headlines 4/4/17


Dozens Of Dogs Rescued From South Korean Meat Farm Arrive In U.S.

by Nina Golgowski, The Huffington Post

Dogs rescued from a South Korean dog meat farm are destined for lives of belly rubs and squeaky toys after being flown to shelters in the U.S. over the weekend… Read More



Simple Contraption Saves Women From Having To Break Their Necks Just To Carry Water

by McKinley Corbley, Good News Network

The Hippo Roller is a durable, 25-gallon drum that can be rolled across any terrain. The sealed containers provides more hygienic and safe storage of the water instead of families having use open 20-liter buckets… Read More



College Student Creates A Mobile Directory Of 600 Books That Prioritize Diversity

by Katherine Brooks, The Huffington Post

As a student at Dartmouth College, Kaya Thomas decided to do something about her sense of invisibility… Read More



El Salvador Makes History As First Nation To Impose Blanket Ban On Metal Mining

by Nina Lakhani, The Guardian

Campaigners celebrate victory for ‘water over gold’ after country unaninmously ushers through historic bill to end all forms of metal mining… Read More



Boston Raises Flag In Support Of LGBTQ Community As Anti-Transgender Bus Rolls Into Town

by Erin Tiernan, Boston Metro

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh raised the trans flag in solidarity with the city’s queer community, hoisting the blue, pink and white bars above city hall just after noon… Read More



This Nonprofit Is Raffling Off A House

by Jamie Ducharme, Boston Magazine

The offer isn’t a joke, or a scam. It’s part of a charity raffle that benefits Megan’s House, a women’s substance abuse treatment home in Lowell… Read More



State To Cover AP Exam Costs For Low-Income Students

by Katie Lannan, Mass Live

The state will pick up the tab for low-income students taking Advanced Placement exams in science, technology, engineering and math subjects this year after the federal government stopped providing dedicated funding… Read More



Entire Senior Class At D.C.’s Ballou High School Applies To College For First Time

by Sam Ford, ABC7

Several seniors at the school have already received acceptance letters. One student told ABC7 News’ Sam Ford he’s been accepted to five schools, while another says he’s received 11 acceptance letters already… Read More


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