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Making Mother's Day More Meaningful

Mia Farrow

Mother's Day is our chance to honor the women who bind families together and raise children from babies to adulthood. Raising good kids is one of the most challenging, and also the most meaningful, things I've ever done. I tried to teach them to respect their fellow human beings.

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Sustainability Summit held at Clinton Center

FOX16 News

LITTLE ROCK, AR - Little Rock business and city leaders discuss ways to become more energy efficient and reduce the carbon footprint on the plant at the Little Rock Sustainability Summit at the Clinton Presidential Library.Business leaders shared

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For Heifer, These Enthusiasts put the Fun in Fundraising

Heifer International has its fair share of celebrity supporters, but the work of its rank-and-file followers generates significant contributions to the Little Rock non-profit hunger relief organization. The fact that its supporters put their

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Cycling for a Cause


This June, Algonquin resident Mike Ainsworth will embark on a 420-mile cycling trip along the greater part of the Grand Illinois Trail in an effort to educate people about Heifer International, a nonprofit that provides livestock, seeds and trees to global communities in need.

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Powerful new source of energy in Cameroon


Starved of electricity but with plentiful methane-rich manure, rural livestock farmers in this heavily agricultural nation have become unlikely heroes and beneficiaries of Africa's fight to curb greenhouse gas emissions.

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Seagoing Cowboy now living in Riverdale to be honored at art exhibit at Merchant Marine Academy


With his crisp button down shirt, pleated dress pants and neatly swept- back gray hair, the Rev. Dr. Charles Wesley Shike may not seem like a seafaring adventurer. But in the summer of 1946, he was among an intrepid group of men who took to the

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Celebrating Seeds of Change in Hughes, AR


Leaders from Heifer International and the U.S. Department of Agriculture gathered Monday in Hughes to celebrate Heifer's commitment to working in a USDA StrikeForce area.Heifer International recently launched the first phase of the Seeds of Change

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Facebook Game 'WeTopia' Allows Players To Donate Real Cows


Remember the day you selected "Hide All by FarmVille" on Facebook? That was a good day. Friends among the 32 million monthly users of Zynga's popular game immediately lost the power to share the number of purchased cows on your news feed.

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The risks and rewards of helping Honduras


Virtually the entire American Airlines flight going to San Pedro Sula in Honduras was clad in color-coordinated t-shirts, each representing a group doing good in the Central American country. Medical missionaries from South Carolina.

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Cameroon Farmers Turn Bio-Gas Into Power


Henry Njakoi, country director of Heifer International Cameroon, says the construction of bio-gas digesters in demonstration farms can generate enough gas for whole communities. Farmers pay only about a quarter of the $120 cost.

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