Good News Headlines 1/8/19



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Cyntoia Brown Is Granted Clemency After 15 Years in Prison

by Christine Hauser, The New York Times

Gov. Bill Haslam of Tennessee granted clemency on Monday to Cyntoia Brown, commuting her life sentence for killing a man who had picked her up for sex when she was a teenage trafficking victim… Read More

 


 

Maine’s New Governor Moves To Give Health Care To 70,000 People On Her First Day In Office

by Lindsay Gibbs, Think Progress

A year after Maine voters approved Medicaid expansion, Gov. Janet Mills has made it a reality… Read More

 


 

World-Class Voice Prosthesis For $1

by Usha Prasad, Daily Good

The $1 (one dollar) device as it’s come to be known, has given voice to around 200 patients in the last two years, and is set to reach thousands more in the coming years… Read More

 


 

This Guy Is Devoting His Life To Spreading Climate Change Fiction

by Ilana Strauss, Treehugger

Climate change is important, but it's just not that fun to talk about. So some fiction writers are trying to capture people's imaginations in ways dry new reports can't quite manage… Read More

 


 

New York City Has Banned Plastic Foam Containers

by Maya McDowell, Delish

In an eco-friendly start to the new year, New York City began banning the possession, sale, or use of certain foam products… Read More

 


 

Here’s How Families And Groups Are Pitching In To Maintain National Parks During Government Shutdown

by McKinley Corbley, Good News Network

Though the partial US government shutdown has left some national parks scrambling to maintain their lands and facilities, hundreds of civilians are stepping up to care for the public lands of their own accord… Read More

 


 

Residents Support Mosque And Church Built Side-By-Side

by Mohammed Ibrahim, Peace News

In Kaduna State in Nigeria, where religious violence has intensified in the last year, building two places of worship so close seemed like an impossibility… Read More

 

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Free summer outdoor yoga sponsored by Mass Development and Dragonfly Wellness Center. Every Wednesday night through August 28th!   Participants must register below and bring a signed...

Cost: Free

Where:
Rogers Field
Devens, MA  01432


Sponsor: Yoga Anita
Telephone: 978-227-8297
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August 29–September 1 After-death communication speaker and author Rebecca Austill-Clausen is helping to host this 4-day extravaganza of consciousness raising activities. Hundreds of well...

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Crowne Plaza Philadelphia
260 Mall Blvd
King of Prussia, PA  19406
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Learn to overcome spinal tensions through therapeutic postures, designed to decompress your spine and relieve pain. Taught by a certified yoga therapist, classes bring you through poses...

Cost: 5/$50

Where:
Bliss Through Yoga
484 Bedford St
East Bridgewater, MA  02333
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Telephone: 508-331-3564
Contact Name: Janice O'Brien
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