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Pets

Foster care for pets aims to help families facing rising rents in

ATLANTA — Shamiya Johnson and her mom Chavandia believe nothing is more important that family.  “You want your family to be treated the same, and to be treated like you would treat them,” Shamiya said.  Bella the cat is part of their family.  But last year when they had to move, they were afraid they’d […]

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Health

DNA testing provides closure for families

by Steve DlugoszAccording to genealogist Sandra Maciejewski Porter, roughly half of those who test their DNA do so out of curiosity, with only about one-sixth of those individuals seeking additional, specific information that would recognize and extend their family tree. Porter said working to find these results – whether to placate her own curiosity or […]

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Finance

Families brush up their ‘Techonomics’ to earn an extra £1k

Half (49 percent) of UK households now admit to using creative ways to earn more, with the average household generating an extra £910 a year, thanks to their side hustles. This includes using tech to sell pictures such as sunsets or pretty views from your smartphone to be used as stock images online (6 percent), […]

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UK

Hospital asks for patient families to ‘assist with mealtimes’

A hospital has asked patient’s families to step in during nursing strikes this week to help deliver services in a move described as “very dangerous” by campaigners. This post is originally appeared on Express UK

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Canada

Families whose prepaid funeral money vanished say P.E.I.’s

P.E.I. families recently briefed on an insolvency trustee’s proposal to compensate them for only some of the money they lost when prepaid funeral arrangement funds vanished are upset more isn’t being done to help them.  At least two families who spoke to CBC News feel the P.E.I. government should step up and pay for any losses beyond […]

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Travel

Staycations boost as families prioritise ‘special time’

Families are now taking trips to UK tourist attractions in an effort to “prioritise spending special time with special people in special places,” after years of isolation during the pandemic. The pomp surrounding the Queen’s funeral also boosted UK tourism from overseas, say experts, who are predicting a bumper 2023 because of the King’s coronation. […]

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Canada

‘My stomach just turned’: Families react to charges against

Janet Ferguson says she didn’t like that her daughter worked at Eastway Tank, Pump & Meter — a place where she and five other employees were killed after an explosion almost a year ago. On Jan. 13, 2022, Kayla Ferguson, Rick Bastien, Etienne Mabiala, Danny Beale, and Russell McLellan died at the Ottawa tanker manufacturer’s site on […]

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Finance

Japan to offer families ¥1mn per child to leave Tokyo

Japan is planning to sweeten the financial incentive for parents who opt to move out of Tokyo as the government attempts to reverse decades of demographic decline, economic migration and the lure of the world’s biggest metropolis. Officials familiar with the plan say the government will try to tempt families to relocate with a generous […]

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Travel

10 Of The Best Florida Beaches For Families

Florida is not dubbed the “Sunshine State” for no reason. America’s favorite vacation spot attracts incalculable visitors from all over the globe, enticed by the assurance of sea and sun pleasantries. More than half of Florida’s coastline consists of glorious elongations of sand and shimmering bodies of water. The healthy variety of beaches in Florida […]

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World

Despite war, some Ukrainian families reunite for New Year

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — For millions of Ukrainians, many of them under Russian bombardment and grappling with power and water shortages, New Year’s celebrations will be muted as Russia’s 10-month war rumbles on with no end in sight. But for some families, it is a chance to reunite, however briefly, after months apart. At Kyiv’s […]