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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Steam community page hints at Steam Workshop support

Call of Duty is officially heading back to Steam this year. The franchise left Valve’s platform behind in favour of Blizzard’s Battle.net service back in 2018, but now with this year’s release of Modern Warfare 2, the series will be back on Steam and it may have more integration with Valve’s service than expected.  Call […]

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Science

Community Spotlight: Pearl Bar provides a safe and friendly environment for Houston’s LGBTQIA+ community  | Houston Dynamo

There are only 21 lesbian bars currently operating in the United States. There are two in Texas, and one of them sits on Washington Avenue right here in Houston. Pearl Bar, founded in 2013 by Julie Mabry and located at 4216 Washington Avenue, serves as a safe space for the LGBTQIA+ community to gather and […]

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Health

Portuguese Jewish community ‘slandered’ in campaign against ‘Sephardic law’

The Jewish community of Oporto, Portugal’s second-largest city, says it has been the victim of an anti-Semitic campaign orchestrated by “agents of the state” seeking to abolish the Nationality Law for Portuguese Sephardic Jews. Also known as the “Sephardic Law,” the 2015 legislation grants Portuguese citizenship to descendants of Jews expelled in the 15th century.  […]

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Science

The price of food and electricity is soaring, but it hardly affects Melissa

The prices of food, power and fuel are skyrocketing, but it’s hardly had an impact on Melissa Weckert and her family. Their back garden is full of trees and plants growing their own fruit and vegetables. They rarely go to the shops for groceries, and when they do they drive their hybrid car. “This leaves […]

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Easy on the environment, good for the community: New south Minneapolis apartment building will showcase green technology.

Drive by 2718 Grand Avenue S. in Minneapolis now and you’ll see an unremarkable single-family home built in 1981 with vinyl siding, poor insulation and a gas furnace.  But by next summer, owner/developer Jay Rajaratnam hopes you’d do a double-take. He and architect Adam Bradley Jonas are replacing the house with a 12-unit apartment building […]

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Sports

Women’s Tennis Honored for Community Service Efforts – Wichita State Athletics

Story Links The Wichita State women’s tennis team recently received the ITA Central Region Community Service Award.   The annual honor recognizes teams that gives back to their campus and their community through tennis and non-tennis pathways. One winner is selected from each region.   The Shockers completed 110 volunteer hours during the 2021-22 school […]

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US

First Black owned sliced bread company started by 3 Kenwood Academy graduates giving back to South Side community

CHICAGO (CBS)– Some businesses are about more than making money — they’re about giving back to the communities. That’s the case with the first-ever Black-owned sliced bread company that was started by a group of friends from right here in Chicago. The greatest thing since sliced bread. You might have said it, without even knowing it […]

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Mendon community steps up to help Amtrak passengers after train derailment

Northwestern R-1 High School has served as a key location in the response to Monday’s deadly Amtrak train derailment and crash.Injured and uninjured passengers were brought to the school in Mendon.Close to 300 people were on board the Amtrak train, dwarfing Mendon’s population of 171. But the town responded quickly with the help of neighboring […]

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Community of Angels helps seniors beat the heat

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Health

Opponents of Portugal’s Sephardic citizenship law have declared war on the Jewish community

(June 28, 2022 / JNS) In recent years, an influential group of Portuguese who oppose a law that grants citizenship to descendants of Sephardic Jews have pursued accusations of corruption against the Jewish community. On June 24, their campaign broke out again. This time, the targets were the Jewish Community of the Portuguese city of […]