Good News Headlines 7/24/18



Everyone In This Village Can Speak Sign Language

from WDEL

Rather than ostracize Deaf community members, the people of Bengkala created Kata Kolok, a distinctly local sign language that’s spoken by 80 percent of the population… Read More



North Sound Nonprofit Turning Sea Waste Into Affordable Prosthetics

by Steve Kiggins, Q13 Fox

The Million Waves Project uses a 3D printer to build custom limbs for children and some adults here in America and across the world. The company is doing more than just changing people’s lives, they’re also on a mission to save planet earth… Read More



New Study Says That Expressing And Receiving Appreciation Is A Lot Better For Us Than We Think

by McKinley Corbley, Good News Network

Have you ever been too shy to express gratitude towards someone? Or you’ve felt too awkward to phrase your appreciation for something? Well, this new study says that you should try not to worry about it so much… Read More



LED Lights Save Thousands Of Sea Birds And Turtles From Fishermen’s Nets

by Jeva Lange, The Week

Thousands of seabirds and sea turtles die every year after getting unintentionally netted by fishermen, stumping scientists who are trying to strike a balance between conservation and protecting people's livelihoods… Read More



Virginia Program Aims To Increase Number Of Bee Colonies

from WHSV 3

Virginia has a new program that distributes beehives in an effort to increase the number of actively managed bee colonies around the state… Read More



Massachusetts Senate OKs Bill To Help Those With Alzheimer’s

by The Associated Press/WBUR

The Massachusetts Senate has approved a bill aimed at assisting individuals with Alzheimer's and dementia and their families… Read More



Female Veterans Are Answering The Call To Service — This Time As Democratic Candidates For Congress

by Janna Malamud Smith, WBUR

Running in Texas's 23rd District, Gina Ortiz Jones is an openly-gay Filipina immigrant and Air Force vet who served during Don't Ask, Don't Tell… Read More


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