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  • Mom imprisoned for giving abortion pills to teen

    September 7, 2014 2:47 PM

    DANVILLE, Pa. (AP) - A Pennsylvania woman has been sentenced to prison for helping to end her teen daughter's pregnancy by giving her pills purchased online. The (Bloomsburg) Press Enterprise reports that 39-year-old Jennifer Ann Whalen of Washingtonville was sentenced Friday to nine to 18 months behind bars after pleading... more »
  • Spirit of Thanks this Thanksgiving

    November 12, 2012 7:47 AM

    Every year there are dozens of families questioning how they will put food on the table, especially around the holidays. One Acadiana group is working to ease the holiday stress; the social group Unjudgeable Divas and Gents spent Sunday afternoon handing out more than a half dozen thanksgiving baskets... more »
  • Mariah Carey returns to stage since giving birth

    March 2, 2012 11:32 AM

    NEW YORK (AP) - Mariah Carey made her return to the stage since giving birth to twins in diva-like form: She changed her shoes after singing two songs and touched up her hair and make-up in a one-sleeve black dress. Carey gave birth to fraternal twins via C-section in April.... more »
  • 8 Days of Giving

    December 21, 2010 9:22 AM

    Event Name: 8 Days of Giving Organization: United Blood Services Event Place: Lafayette donor center fixed site and mobiles Event Date: December 20-December 30, 2010 Event Time: UBS hours Event Phone Number: (337)235-LIFE Event Website: www.bloodhero.com Event Information: Lafayette fixed site: Monday 12/20-... more »
  • BP Giving Help To Stations

    June 29, 2010 12:37 PM

    HOUSTON (AP) - Oil giant BP PLC is floating a financial lifeline to the owners, operators and suppliers of the gas stations around America that bear its name and have been struggling because of boycotts prompted by the Gulf spill. The head of a trade group that represents distributors of... more »
  • Dad of 5-Year- Old Arrested for Giving Her Alcohol

    May 7, 2010 9:42 AM

    ALEXANDRIA, lA. (AP) - Alexandria police say a man has been arrested for allegedly giving his 5-year-old daughter alcohol. William Moore, age 49, of Alexandria, was booked with second-degree cruelty to a juvenile, according to The Town-Talk newspaper. According to the police report, the girl's mother told her daughter that... more »
  • Not Giving Up Plans to Expand Offshore Drilling

    April 23, 2010 4:02 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - White House spokesman Robert Gibbs says the explosion at an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico is no reason to give up plans to expand offshore drilling. Gibbs says President Barack Obama continues to believe that the United States needs a comprehensive solution to its energy... more »
  • The Cost of the 12 Days

    November 30, 2009 11:26 AM

    CYBERSPACE (AP) - Pleasing that "true love" is going to be a slightly more expensive proposition this year - if you plan to use to the "Twelve Days of Christmas" formula. PNC Wealth Management has totaled up the cost of gifting a loved one with everything from the partridge in... more »
  • Food banks go high-tech to help

    November 30, 2009 9:14 AM

    SEATTLE (AP) - Food banks are known for providing a helping hand to those who need it. But these days, those community pantries are getting a helping hand from technology. Food banks are taking advantage of things like databases, bar coding, GPS tracking and automated warehouses as they share their... more »
  • JC Penny and Salvation Army: Angel Giving Tree

    November 17, 2009 11:46 AM

    JCPENNEY AND THE SALVATION ARMY LAUNCH LARGEST ONLINE ANGEL GIVING TREE PROGRAM (jcp.com/angel Launches Today to Help Children and Seniors in Need This Christmas) PLANO, Texas (Dec. 17, 2009) - J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE: JCP) and The Salvation Army are joining forces this Christmas season to... more »
  • Shoe Box Gifts Needed by Thanksgiving

    November 13, 2009 2:15 PM

    LAFAYETTE, La., Nov. 13, 2009-Today the Lafayette community is a picture of compassion in action-as families are working hard to collect thousands of gift-filled shoe boxes. Their efforts are part of Operation Christmas Child, a kids-helping-kids project that uses these simple gifts to let hurting children know that they are... more »
  • Community Foundation of Acadiana releases Giving Back Catalog

    November 13, 2009 1:46 PM

    Lafayette, LA- Community Foundation of Acadiana has released its second annual Giving Back Catalog in conjunction with National Philanthropy Week. The catalog was started last year as a project of the Foundation to help increase giving during the holiday season. The catalog features needs from 54 nonprofit organizations from... more »
  • Red Kettle Volunteers Needed

    November 12, 2009 11:42 AM

    LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - The Lafayette Corps of The Salvation Army needs volunteers in the Lafayette, La. area this holiday season for its annual Red Kettle Campaign. The campaign collects funds to support local charitable services that range from providing food for the hungry, relief for disaster victims, assistance for... more »

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