Good News Headlines 4/16/19



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LeBron James Opened School For District’s Most Hopeless Students — Their Latest Test Scores Are Astonishing

by McKinley Corbley, Good News Network

All of the students at this experimental Ohio school had been declared “irredeemable” because of their behavioral issues or social circumstances – but their latest test scores showed that they just needed a little bit of love… Read More

 


 

The ‘Attenborough Effect’ Has Made People More Conscious About Plastic Use

by Katherine Martinko, Treehugger

A new report by Global Web Index found that the ‘Attenborough Effect’ (named after Blue Planet II’s narrator David Attenborough) has led to a 53 percent reduction in single-use plastic usage over the past 12 months… Read More

 


 

Willie Nelson Rescued 70 Horses From Slaughterhouse To Roam On His Ranch In Texas

by Michael Wing, The Epoch Times

For the country music legend, who is approaching his 87th birthday, the ranch represents his love of country music as well as horses in need… Read More

 


 

When A Laundromat Becomes A Library

from PBS NewsHour

The first five years of a child’s life are critical for language exposure, but studies suggest children in lower-income families often don’t experience the rich literary environment wealthier kids do… Read More

 


 

How Sharing Can Bring Japan’s Elderly And Youth Together

by Louise George Kittaka, Shareable

According to Fujiwara, research indicates that intergenerational exchange can help the elderly to build interpersonal relations and develop greater social capital within their communities… Read More

 


 

Ancient Irish ‘Healing Soil,’ Once Used By Druids, Really Works

by Bryan Nelson, Mother Nature Network 

Folk remedies aren’t always taken seriously by scientists, but occasionally age-old wisdom can surprise… Read More

 


 

How A Team Of Researchers And High School Students In California Are Working Together To Reduce Pesticide Exposure In Children

by Alessandra Bergamin, Ensia

A decades-long study in California is shining a light on the impact of pesticides on childhood brain development, while getting young people directly involved in the research… Read More

 

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August 26, 2019

In a note of beautiful synchronicity, the Goddess planet Venus is trine egalitarian Uranus on Women’s Equality Day! The Cosmos deserves a round of applause for its perfection. The late morning aspect casts an agreeable glow on the day’s events. Moods are…
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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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