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The top local business stories of the year - The Register-Guard

Sat, 12/23/2017 - 20:50

The Register-Guard

The top local business stories of the year
The Register-Guard
Dave Hauser, who led the Eugene Area Chamber of Commerce as its executive director for 25 years, dies after fighting cancer. He was 58. Brittany Quick-Warner, 30, formerly the chamber's director of business advocacy, is named president and CEO. She is ...

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Cat's Cradle - HuffPost

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 04:16

HuffPost

Cat's Cradle
HuffPost
In the first instance he can manipulate the figure to create a new one: Diamonds! Or he can walk away. The game ends and the string is just a piece of string. Cat's Cradle is one of the oldest games in humanity's recorded history. Different versions of ...

Biggest global health moments of 2017 - Devex

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 02:14

Devex

Biggest global health moments of 2017
Devex
MANILA — Over the past year, the global health community witnessed the re-emergence of decades-old diseases in crisis-hit areas, and saw new policies put at risk gains made in areas such as women's health and HIV/AIDS. But there have also been several ...

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“We're still in” the fight against climate change - Anglicannews (blog)

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 01:24

“We're still in” the fight against climate change
Anglicannews (blog)
The Pacific island countries and territories made a strong appeal for immediate financial aid from the rest of the world to help them cope with the present threat of rising sea levels, an appeal that was turned down. This is a tragic response ...

Many Marshall Islanders living here still can't get care to deal with US nuclear fallout - Pacific Northwest Inlander

Wed, 12/20/2017 - 22:55

Pacific Northwest Inlander

Many Marshall Islanders living here still can't get care to deal with US nuclear fallout
Pacific Northwest Inlander
For decades, the Marshallese have been allowed to live and work in the U.S. legally as part of the Compact of Free Association (COFA), an international agreement that spells out the relationship between the U.S., Marshall Islands, and other Pacific ...

Bank of Guam donates to 27 nonprofits - Pacific Daily News

Tue, 12/19/2017 - 19:13

Pacific Daily News

Bank of Guam donates to 27 nonprofits
Pacific Daily News
The nonprofits are located on Guam, the Northern Marianas, Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Palau and San Francisco. The Guam nonprofits, selected by employees, are: Guam Cancer Care, Erica's House, Guam Homeless Coalition ...

ICAN Nobel Peace Prize resonates in radiation-hit Marshall Islands ... - The Japan Times

Tue, 12/19/2017 - 17:26

The Japan Times

ICAN Nobel Peace Prize resonates in radiation-hit Marshall Islands ...
The Japan Times
The awarding of this year's Nobel Peace Prize to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons is resonating in the Marshall Islands, boosting hope.

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Hand-crafted table tells a very Vashon story - Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

Tue, 12/19/2017 - 09:14

Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

Hand-crafted table tells a very Vashon story
Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber
Five years later, this past fall, island artist Tom Northington crafted a couple of live-edge tables from the slabs, which now stand front and center in Vashon High School's Eric Gill room in commemoration of the island architect and capital facilities ...

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University of Hawaii Receives $23 Million To Fight Health Disparities - Honolulu Civil Beat

Sun, 12/17/2017 - 23:19

Honolulu Civil Beat

University of Hawaii Receives $23 Million To Fight Health Disparities
Honolulu Civil Beat
“It's hard for me to contain my enthusiasm.” Through community-based research, faculty will primarily study ways to combat or prevent diabetes, hypertension, cancer and obesity. HIV, asthma, PTSD and suicide are among the other areas researchers will ...

New campaign to save lives and limbs in the South Pacific - Adventist News Network

Sun, 12/17/2017 - 03:41

Adventist News Network

New campaign to save lives and limbs in the South Pacific
Adventist News Network
In Fiji, only 16 per cent of the population is older than 55 years due to premature death primarily caused by diabetes and other non-communicable diseases1, and 75 per cent of all deaths across the Pacific can be attributed to diabetes and other ...

Despite cancer, East Hempfield resident Dawn McCabe Howarth lived a full life, and her courage and tenacity will not ... - LancasterOnline

Sun, 12/17/2017 - 03:07

LancasterOnline

Despite cancer, East Hempfield resident Dawn McCabe Howarth lived a full life, and her courage and tenacity will not ...
LancasterOnline
“Nobody fought like Dawn, no one,” says Lynda Charles, president and co-founder of Help the Fight, a Mountville-based charity that provides gap funding for breast cancer patients who need help paying medical or household bills. “She knew her heart and ...

Jane Kimel: Hobby opened a new world to Dave Goltare - Greensboro News & Record

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 18:01

Greensboro News & Record

Jane Kimel: Hobby opened a new world to Dave Goltare
Greensboro News & Record
As time progressed, Goltare acquired the tools needed and began to locate colored wood from Africa and the Pacific Islands. He would buy the wood first and then decide what to make from it. “If I see it and like it, I make it,” Goltare explains. The ...

Nationally recognized speech/language scholar speaks at doctoral commencement - University of Florida

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 12:21

University of Florida

Nationally recognized speech/language scholar speaks at doctoral commencement
University of Florida
But at the same time plastics have had unintended consequences. This is Midway Island, right smack in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. 2000 miles from the nearest continent and home to the largest population of Albatrosses on the planet. And this is ...

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Elite Pacific Properties Gives Back with Nonprofit - NB Herard

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 10:53

Elite Pacific Properties Gives Back with Nonprofit
NB Herard
“We are thrilled to help UVSC offer community assistance to our Hawaii ohana in offsetting some of the cost of cancer treatment,” said Elite Pacific Properties Partner Greg Burns. UVSC raises money to support individuals with cancer, while also helping ...

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Elite Pacific Properties Gives Back with Nonprofit - PR Web (press release)

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 10:24

Elite Pacific Properties Gives Back with Nonprofit
PR Web (press release)
“We are thrilled to help UVSC offer community assistance to our Hawaii ohana in offsetting some of the cost of cancer treatment,” said Elite Pacific Properties Partner Greg Burns. UVSC raises money to support individuals with cancer, while also helping ...

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Saving Lives and Limbs in the South Pacific - Adventist Review

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 11:02

Adventist Review

Saving Lives and Limbs in the South Pacific
Adventist Review
People like Sharon's mother are losing their lives and limbs to a rapidly growing epidemic of lifestyle diseases like diabetes. The statistics tell a sobering story of a region with diabetes prevalence among the highest in the world,1 as one-in-four ...

Lawsuit filed over Maui cancer institute's land leases - Thegardenisland.com

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 09:30

Lawsuit filed over Maui cancer institute's land leases
Thegardenisland.com
WAILUKU, Hawaii — The Hawaii Health Systems Corp. filed a lawsuit claiming land leases it entered into with the Pacific Cancer Institute are illegal and should be voided. The corporation filed the suit Tuesday over the land leases it entered in 2005 ...

Lawsuit filed over Maui cancer institute's land leases - Lexington Herald Leader

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 20:30

Lawsuit filed over Maui cancer institute's land leases
Lexington Herald Leader
The Hawaii Health Systems Corp. filed a lawsuit claiming land leases it entered into with the Pacific Cancer Institute are illegal and should be voided. The corporation filed the suit Tuesday over the land leases it entered in 2005 and 2012, the Maui ...

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Lawsuit filed over Maui cancer institute's land leases - Island Packet

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 20:28

Lawsuit filed over Maui cancer institute's land leases
Island Packet
The Hawaii Health Systems Corp. filed a lawsuit claiming land leases it entered into with the Pacific Cancer Institute are illegal and should be voided. The corporation filed the suit Tuesday over the land leases it entered in 2005 and 2012, the Maui ...

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Lawsuit Filed Over Maui Cancer Institute's Land Leases - U.S. News & World Report

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 20:26

Lawsuit Filed Over Maui Cancer Institute's Land Leases
U.S. News & World Report
Lawsuit Filed Over Maui Cancer Institute's Land Leases. The Hawaii Health Systems Corp. has filed a lawsuit claiming land leases it entered into with the Pacific Cancer Institute are illegal and should be voided. Dec. 14, 2017, at 11:56 a.m.. Lawsuit ...

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