Jim Morris

Type: Person
Name: Jim Morris
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Kennel at homeless facility keeps pets, families together

AKRON, Ohio ― When people tried to pet her, the cat snuggled closer to owner Susan McIntosh. The cat is the first pet to be housed at the new home of Family Promise, a 10-year-old nonprofit organization that provides services to homeless families. Recently, ... [Published Korea Herald - 7 hours ago]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Keystones start 90-day international assignments

FORT LEE, Va. - Since 1997, the Defense Contract Management Agency has had a Keystone program in place to bolster the agency’s acquisition work force and develop future leadership. Since 2009, some third-year Keystones have performed their third-year ... [Published DVIDS - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

MCSO celebrates first year with narcotics canine Senna

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Special Investigations Unit is glad to have its new one-year veteran drug canine.Since hiring Senna about a year ago, she and MCSO Deputy Tom Thompson have helped seize 1,700 pounds of marijuana, 11 kilograms of ... [Published Waller County News Citizen - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Sexually Explicit Middle-school Textbook Outrages Calif. Parents

A California school district has pulled an explicit sex education textbook chosen for ninth graders after a full-court grassroots campaign by parents and other concerned community residents.The Fremont Unified School District decided to put on hold the ... [Published New American - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Kennel at homeless facility keeps pets, families together

AKRON, Ohio — When people tried to pet her, the cat snuggled closer to owner Susan McIntosh. The cat is the first pet to be housed at the new home of Family Promise, a 10-year-old nonprofit organization that provides services to homeless families. Recently, ... [Published Rock Hill Herald - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

Heavy rain causes flooding in McLeansboro, IL

MCLEANSBORO, IL (KFVS) -Flooding affected homes and streets in McLeansboro and surrounding areas early Sunday morning.According to the National Weather Service in Paducah, more than five inches dumped down on McLeansboro causing streets and homes to ... [Published KFVS12 - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Rookie K-9 proving to be valuable to Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office

Approximately one year ago, the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Special Investigations Unit deployed a new narcotics canine, Senna. Senna filled a vacancy that was caused by the retirement of the Special Investigations Unit canine Bianca. Bianca retired ... [Published Waller County News Citizen - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Inspirational Weightlifter May Have Lost An Arm, But She's Still Determined To Become A Professional Athlete

An inspirational weightlifter is beating all of her records despite losing an arm in a terrible accident - proving that strength really does come from within.Krystal Cantu, 25, can lift a 210lb bar clear above her head with only one arm and has increased ... [Published Huffington Post UK - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 3 reports

Sex topics prompt Fremont school board to delay textbook

Fremont Unified School District officials plan to review the contents of a controversial ninth-grade health textbook after parents and other residents argued that some of its sex topics, including bondage, were too graphic.School board members voted Wednesday ... [Published Los Angeles Times - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Science And Journalism Groups Speak Out Against EPA Policy That Stops Science Advisers From Talking To Press

CREDIT: Shutterstock A group of scientific and journalism organizations, including the Society of Professional Journalists and American Geophysical Union, criticized the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Tuesday for limiting its independent ... [Published Think Progress - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 2 reports

Textbook shelved after after sex toy, bondage topics spark protest

Fremont Unified School District's superintendent has temporarily shelved a controversial ninth-grade health textbook after roughly 2,200 parents and residents took issue with its sexual bondage topics and other material, and demanded it be kept out of ... [Published Los Angeles Times - Aug 12 2014]
Entities: Slavery, Sex, Jim Morris, Protest
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 2 reports

Commissioner Jim Morris kept city in the black

Eldorado has lost a friend and community leader.Water and Finance Commissioner Jim Morris died Sunday after a year-long battle with lung cancer. He is remembered by those who served the city with him as a man who got the job done. Jim Morris, Eldorado ... [Published Taft Midway Driller - Aug 07 2014]

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...accurate, factual and relevant information our students need to make responsible decisions about their health," Morris said in a statement. "i also recognize and respect the concerns of some of our families and believe this recommendation is a great compromise that will address those opinions while still working toward ultimately providing the best curriculum possible in our schools."
"i ... recognize and respect the concerns of some of our families" Morris said, "and believe this recommendation is a great compromise that will address those opinions while still working toward ultimately providing...

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Kennel at homeless facility keeps pets, familie... [Published Korea Herald - 7 hours ago]
Keystones start 90-day international assignments [Published DVIDS - Aug 19 2014]
MCSO celebrates first year with narcotics canin... [Published Waller County News Citizen - Aug 19 2014]
Sexually Explicit Middle-school Textbook Outrag... [Published New American - Aug 18 2014]
Kennel at homeless facility keeps pets, familie... [Published Rock Hill Herald - Aug 18 2014]
Heavy rain causes flooding in McLeansboro, IL [Published KFVS12 - Aug 17 2014]
Rookie K-9 proving to be valuable to Montgomery... [Published Waller County News Citizen - Aug 15 2014]
An Interview With George Pratt [Published School Library Journal - Aug 15 2014]
Inspirational Weightlifter May Have Lost An Arm... [Published Huffington Post UK - Aug 15 2014]
Sex topics prompt Fremont school board to delay... [Published Los Angeles Times - Aug 14 2014]
Sex ed textbook shelved by Fremont school board [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Aug 14 2014]
Science And Journalism Groups Speak Out Against... [Published Think Progress - Aug 13 2014]
Rough Justice For High School Bondage Textbook [Published National Review - Aug 13 2014]
Hall Boys Girls Clubs announce Gala speaker [Published Access North GA - Aug 12 2014]
National Partnership Allows Homeless Families T... [Published TheStreet.com - Aug 12 2014]
Parents complain about health textbook that dis... [Published The Week Magazine - Aug 12 2014]
Textbook shelved after after sex toy, bondage t... [Published Los Angeles Times - Aug 12 2014]
Fremont: School leaders may delay use of health... [Published Contra Costa Times - Aug 11 2014]
'Inappropriate' Sex Ed Book Shelved Following P... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 10 2014]
California school district shelves sex educatio... [Published FOXNews.com - Aug 10 2014]
Whispering Pines special events held [Published Salem News - Aug 10 2014]
Upstate medical centers watch Ebola crisis wari... [Published Spartanburg Herald-Journal - Aug 10 2014]
District shelves controversial sex education book [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Aug 10 2014]
Fremont district shelves sex ed textbook after ... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Aug 09 2014]
California parents could sue over a sex ed text... [Published Salon - Aug 08 2014]
Sentencings and classifications changed in new ... [Published Batesville Herald Tribune - Aug 08 2014]
Mayor of Harrisburg dies of cancer [Published Southern Illinoisan - Aug 08 2014]
Sex toy, bondage topics spark backlash against ... [Published Los Angeles Times - Aug 07 2014]
Harrisburg mayor dead after battle with brain c... [Published Southern Illinoisan - Aug 07 2014]
Victor Fernandes: Krawczyk on fast track to per... [Published Erie Times-News - Aug 07 2014]
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Science And Journalism Groups Speak Out Against... [Published Think Progress - Aug 13 2014]
CREDIT: Shutterstock A group of scientific and journalism organizations, including the Society of Professional Journalists and American Geophysical Union, criticized the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Tuesday for limiting its independent ...
'Inappropriate' Sex Ed Book Shelved Following P... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 10 2014]
Complaints from parents surrounding the age appropriateness of a sex education textbook for ninth graders titled Your Health Today, which includes references to masturbation and bondage, have administrators in California's Fremont Unified School District ...
Environmental reporter’s tale of EPA censorship... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Jul 24 2014]
The Obama Administration insists it is more transparent than its predecessors. The President’s people repeat the claim and are quick to dismiss assertions to the contrary.  Reporters—whose business is shining a light on government—see things differently. ...
7 Real-Life Baseball Stories Brought to Screen [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 13 2014]
Baseball has long since been a favorite subject for Hollywood to bring to life and now, there’s a new MLB story headed our way. Atmosphere Entertainment and Mandalay Sports Media are looking to create a miniseries based on the true story of former Boston ...
7 Real-Life Baseball Stories Brought to Screen [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 11 2014]
Baseball has long since been a favorite subject for Hollywood to bring to life and now, there’s a new MLB story headed our way. Atmosphere Entertainment and Mandalay Sports Media are looking to create a miniseries based on the true story of former Boston ...
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