Incarcerated Fathers And Their Children Find New LIFE

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Excerpt: A group of inmates are learning how to breathe new life into their relationships with their children through a unique program at a maximum security prison. Through the 4-H LIFE-Living Interactive Family Education program at the Potosi Correctional Center in Mineral Point, Mo., youth build relationships with their incarcerated fathers through 4-H club work. Developed jointly between the fathers and local 4-H staff, the program focuses on improving parenting skills and bettering the children's social and academic adjustment and overall well-being. One and a half million American children have parents serving sentences in state and federal prison, according to U.S....





Pressure Washer Concrete Cleaning Equipment

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Excerpt: Pressure Washer Concrete Cleaning Equipment Pressure Washer Concrete Cleaning Equipment By Lance Winslow Cleaning concrete is tough and there is an easy way and a hard way. There is one thing you need to understand when you are pressure washer cleaning concrete; the concrete cannot always be made to look brand new again after it has been stained. You can always get stains lighter or bleached but completely removing it is very difficult, sometimes you get lucky, but if you are looking for perfection, chances are you will be underwhelmed. So when talking to customers let them know up front and explain...





The Easy Way To Strike Up A Conversation With Your First Date Online

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Excerpt: Jayne Parke The value of good communication skills whilst dating online cannot be over-emphazied as it's all you have when getting to know your potential dates. It can be a very daunting task communicating with someone you have not yet met and strike up a conversation. Are you one of those people who meets someone new for the first time, you get past the "Hello" and then a tumbleweed breezes across the floor? If so you are not alone. And don't worry help is at hand! When you understand all about other people and how they like to communicate...





Nonviolence for Social Change

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Excerpt: Ghandi and Martin Luther King, Jr. advocated peaceful nonviolence to change ailing social systems. They and their followers were able to successfully change the social conditions of their times. Recently, a lawyer in China named Gao Shizheng has called for symbolic ongoing hunger strikes across China to support people who have encountered violence and ongoing persecution perpetrated by the Chinese Communist Party which currently rules China. For over six years now, since July of 1999, the peaceful Falun Gong practitioners have used nonviolent actions to draw world attention to the ongoing persecution of Falun Gong practitioners by the Chinese Communist...





Gas Prices Are On Fire

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Excerpt: As I write this article the average price for a gallon of regular gasoline is just under $3.00 for a countrywide average. The price will only continue to rise as issues continue to heat up with Iran and the price of crude oil continues to climb. I personally used to spend close to $400 per month on gas to commute back and forth to work and that was when gas was only $2.25 a gallon or so. I finally put a stop to that by starting my own website and working from home. Now I fill my tank once a...





Celebrities Tear Up The Track For Kids Charity. 30th Anniversary Toyota Pro/Celebrity Race

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Excerpt: For the past 29 years, celebrities from film, television, music and sports have taken their spots on the starting grid behind the wheel of a revved-up Toyota sports coupe while racing through the streets of Long Beach, California as part of the Toyota Pro/Celebrity Race. Over 370 fan favorites such as Cameron Diaz, George Lucas, Ashley Judd, Lil' Kim, Sean Astin, Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin, Gene Hackman, Clint Eastwood, Woody Harrelson, Karl Malone, Kelsey Grammer, Jay Leno, Matt LeBlanc, Queen Latifah, Joe Montana, Patrick Dempsey, John Elway and dozens of others have tested their skills racing through 10 laps of heart-pounding,...





What Is A Building Society?

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Excerpt: Throughout the UK you can find branches of large, multinational banks on almost every High Street. These banks are well known, well recognised and generally well understood. Alongside them, though, you will often find a Building Society. Traditionally, these only offer their services to people who live within a local catchment area and the societies are regional rather than national. As time has gone on this is not so much the case and many building societies accept customers from anywhere in the country, offering services by telephone and internet to help those who do not live near to a branch....





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