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Lufkin community backs bakery criticized for its ‘Pride’ cookies – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

A bakery in Lufkin receives a wave of community support after posting a photo of rainbow cookies in honor of Pride Month. Bakery Confectionery in Lufkin posted on Facebook on Thursday a photo of their rainbow heart cookies with the caption: “More LOVE. Less hate. Good pride to all of …

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Confessions of a dean of a community college

Last weekend we went to a friend’s birthday party. They had a banner hanging on a door with various fun facts about 1971, the year he was born. I noticed two in particular: the average household income in the United States that year was $ 10,000 and the average house …

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Sunnyvale Community Briefs for the week of June 11 – The Mercury News

Sunnyvale Coin Exhibition The South Bay / Sunnyvale Coin Show will take place on Friday and Saturday June 25-26 at the Domain Hotel, 1085 E. El Camino Real in Sunnyvale. While there has been no South Bay coin exhibit since November 2019 due to the pandemic, interest in coins and …

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Family, community mourn young Philadelphia father killed in road rage attack – NBC10 Philadelphia

Family, friends and community members mourned a young father of two killed in a road rage attack as he helped his employee in a minor fender-bender that turned tragic. Relatives gathered on Saturday for the funeral of Wei Lin, 28, who died after being punched in the Juniata neighborhood of …

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Austin waives $ 4 million in fees to help expand affordable housing community

AUSTIN (KXAN) – Austin City Council voted Thursday to waive approximately $ 4.3 million in development costs to help expand the community first! Village northeast of Austin. Austin City Council Passes Tax Break, Homeless People Vote Thursday The village is managed by Mobile Loaves & Fishes and provides permanent housing …

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‘Q Center’ continues to support the LGBTQ + community

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) – June is Pride Month and KOIN 6 News is a proud partner of Pride of the Northwest. One organization that continues to do a lot for the LGBTQ + community throughout the pandemic is the Q Center. The center is preparing to serve people in person …

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Community mourns firefighter killed at fire station – NBC Los Angeles

Firefighters saluted Tuesday night as the body of a slain colleague was carried in a solemn procession from Fire Station 81 in the Santa Clarita Valley to the coroner’s office near downtown Los Angeles. An American flag has been hung between two ladder trucks in emotional support to the family …

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Knoxville City Council to Vote on Funding for Kids Spaces, Community Policing and the New Fort Kid

The council will also vote on an initiative to offer programs for youth through the Change Center during the summer. KNOXVILLE, Tennessee – The the agenda is long for Knoxville City Council members to discuss and vote on Tuesday night. Many of the articles are aimed at providing youth programs …

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