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Ellen Richards with Integral Care (l) & Karen Ranus of NAMI (Photo by Jana Birchum) When Karen Ranus lost her mother to a terminal brain tumor, casseroles baked by her friends and neighbors appeared at her doorstep. Those same friends offered to mow her lawn and pick her children up from school. Ranus knew her …

TOPEKA, Kan, (WIBW) — The Shawnee County Health Department is asking for the public to help address food insecurity issues. The department said one in eight households in the county are listed as food insecure or located in a food desert. They created the Food and Farm Advisory Council to find solutions to the problem. …

© Viacheslav Dubrovin | Tessa Harding, Director, Aquatic Ecology, at Thomson Environmental Consultants asks if innovation and new technology can tackle environmental issues in today’s marine environment The recent BBC documentary ‘Climate change: The Facts’ presented by David Attenborough highlighted the significant issues facing the marine environment linked to climate change. Seawater temperatures are projected …

Verizon customers reported Fios system outages early Monday. (Bebeto Matthews/AP) A previous version of the story inaccurately cited another network experiencing disruptions. The story has since been updated. Service disruptions hit Verizon and Cloudflare network users early Monday, affecting customers largely throughout the Northeast but also in other parts of the country. Most of the …

GOLDEN, Colo. (CBS4)– Former employees of NREL, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, are launching an all-out fight after they say they were fired because of their age and disabilities. Ellen Fortier was 59 years old when she lost her job. She had just beat breast cancer. (credit: CBS) “It took life out of me, that I …

Trump said the agency will begin deporting undocumented immigrants “as fast as they come in,” and called on congressional Democrats to address the “border crisis.” It was not immediately clear what plan Trump was talking about and neither the White House nor Immigration and Customs Enforcement responded to CNN’s request for clarification on Monday. The …

CLAIRTON (KDKA) — The Allegheny County Health Department issued an emergency order requiring U.S. Steel to comply to its hydrogen sulfide standard and sulfur dioxide limits. U.S. Steel has 34 hours to come up with a plan that describes how this will be achieved. This emergency order follows a Clairton Coke Works early morning fire. …

Theresa May is to announce that all teachers in England and Wales will be trained to spot the early signs of mental health issues in children as part of a package of measures aimed at prioritising prevention. With her premiership entering its final weeks, May is keen to salvage a domestic legacy from her three …

More adequate mental-health services a necessity I enjoyed reading Brian Brehm’s June 3 article on Winchester’s work to create a mental health assessment facility (Northwestern Crisis Intervention Team Assessment Center). It is so important that our local governments provide mental-health services for Virginians. A loved family member of mine has suffered with serious mental illness …

Eos (EOS) parent company Block.one has disclosed that it is a client of a lobbying firm in a disclosure form registered in May. In the document, Block.one is cited as the client of international law firm Holland & Knight LLP, whose offices globally work on over 200 different practice areas including regulatory and government affairs, …