Good News Headlines 8/13/19



Dog With 6 Legs Adopted By Bullied Teen: ‘Now He’s Got A Best Friend’

by Gregory Kirby, Liam McInerney, SWNS, Fox News

When Luke and his mom went to pick up Roo, she came “bounding out” of her puppy pen and jumped up at the pair on her hind legs… Read More



Elizabeth Warren’s New Plan On Guns Has A Goal: Reduce Gun Deaths By 80%

by Asma Khalid, WBUR

Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren introduced a sweeping gun control plan Saturday with the goal of reducing gun deaths by 80% through executive action and legislation… Read More



Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Speaks Directly To White Supremacists In Surprise Appeal

by Ed Mazza, Huffpost

Freshman lawmaker has a message — and a promise — for anyone involved in hate groups… Read More



Delaware Is Being Recognized As The First No-kill State For Animal Shelters

by Amanda Jackson, CNN

For a state to be deemed “no-kill,” it must achieve at least a 90% save rate for all cats and dogs entering its shelters… Read More



US Military Veterans Given 3,000 Free Floats To Help With PTSD

by Shirley Amy,

True REST Float Spa has been playing its role in helping current and past military personnel with PTSD (post traumatic stress disorder) issues… Read More



Hawaii Dems Team With Florida Republicans To Save Coral Reefs

by Nick Grube, Honolulu Civil Beats

Sens. Brian Schatz and Mazie Hirono hope that Marco Rubio and Rick Scott can help push legislation to bolster coral restoration and conservation… Read More



Oil And Gas Rigs Could Soon Be Reassigned To Fight Climate Crisis By Storing CO2 Emissions

from Good News Network

Rather than spending millions of dollars to decommission oceanic oil and gas rigs, new research suggests that they could be used to combat the climate crisis… Read More



Wood Turtles Clawing Back (With A Little Help From Their Friends)

by Lexi Peery, WBUR

Conservationists from Zoo New England and the Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife have begun a three-year program to monitor and protect these turtles, and also identify areas to possibly restore them… Read More


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