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PHF offers funding, answers questions for flood victims

HOUGHTON, MI-- The Portage Health Foundation is holding a meeting to help residents apply for financial assistance for flood cleanup. The foundation created a flood relief fund and is encouraging those affected by the Father’s Day flood to apply. Officials say applications will be available through July 27 at 3:30 p.m. No late applications will be accepted. Funding is not income-based and is not a loan that needs to be repaid. Applications can be found at phfgive.org or at the following...

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TO ALL HOUGHTON COUNTY RESIDENTS AFFECTED BY THE 2018 FLOODS

HOUGHTON, MI-- From Houghton County officials: This letter is being distributed as a guide regarding the assistance that is available for Houghton County residents that have been affected by the recent floods. First, if you need assistance cleaning out the flood damaged areas of your home or property including removing flood waters, muck, debris, carpet, drywall etc., volunteer help to do that work is available by calling (906) 233-6621. Second, save all receipts for any costs that you have...

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Most media outlets in Zimbabwe are state-run, and working as an independent journalist under Robert Mugabe came with serious risks. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Dumisani Muleya, editor-in-chief of The Zimbabwe Independent, about his hopes as a journalist now that Mugabe is out of power.

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A high school social studies teacher who fired a gun inside his Georgia classroom in February, hitting a window and alarming students and staff just days after the Parkland, Fla., shooting massacre, was sentenced on Tuesday to two years in prison, followed by eight years probation, according to Conasauga Judicial Circuit District Attorney Bert Poston.

Walter Carr didn't panic, he made a plan.

The Terminator's killer robots may seem like a thing of science fiction. But leading scientists and tech innovators have signaled that such autonomous killers could materialize in the real world in frighteningly real ways.

During the annual International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Stockholm on Wednesday, some of the world's top scientific minds came together to sign a pledge that calls for "laws against lethal autonomous weapons."

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In every country in every part of the world, there are some universally understood concepts; for example, a journalist on deadline.

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ARI SHAPIRO, HOST:

In every country in every part of the world, there are some universally understood concepts; for example, a journalist on deadline.

(CROSSTALK)

Copyright 2018 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.

ARI SHAPIRO, HOST:

In every country in every part of the world, there are some universally understood concepts; for example, a journalist on deadline.

(CROSSTALK)

HOUGHTON, MI--   The Portage Health Foundation is holding a meeting to help residents apply for financial assistance for flood cleanup.

The foundation created a flood relief fund and is encouraging those affected by the Father’s Day flood to apply. Officials say applications will be available through July 27 at 3:30 p.m. No late applications will be accepted. Funding is not income-based and is not a loan that needs to be repaid.

Applications can be found at phfgive.org or at the following locations:

Blueberry Dance Festival

Hans Ahlstrom speaks with Camilla Mingay, Director of the 11th Annual Blueberry Dance Festival

The festival is next Wednesday and Thursday, July 25 & 26, at Kaufmann Auditorium in Marquette.

For more information, call the Second Skin Shop at 226-2263, email secondskinshop@yahoo.com or visit the Blueberry Dance Festival page on Facebook

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Imperial Cities Tour

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Peninsula Performances

*Highlighting musical talent from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, this program features recorded performances from large music ensembles, chamber groups, soloists and…

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Most media outlets in Zimbabwe are state-run, and working as an independent journalist under Robert Mugabe came with serious risks. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Dumisani Muleya, editor-in-chief of The Zimbabwe Independent, about his hopes as a journalist now that Mugabe is out of power.

Copyright 2018 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.

A high school social studies teacher who fired a gun inside his Georgia classroom in February, hitting a window and alarming students and staff just days after the Parkland, Fla., shooting massacre, was sentenced on Tuesday to two years in prison, followed by eight years probation, according to Conasauga Judicial Circuit District Attorney Bert Poston.

Walter Carr didn't panic, he made a plan.

The Terminator's killer robots may seem like a thing of science fiction. But leading scientists and tech innovators have signaled that such autonomous killers could materialize in the real world in frighteningly real ways.

During the annual International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Stockholm on Wednesday, some of the world's top scientific minds came together to sign a pledge that calls for "laws against lethal autonomous weapons."

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