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Haiti

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  • Missionaries home from Haiti after being attacked

    Missionaries home from Haiti after being attacked
    Missionaries from Kokomo's Oakbrook Church came under attack in while serving on their mission trip. Executive Pastor Morgan Young and other members of the team touched down at Kokomo's Municipal Airport Friday with a harrowing tale of narrowly...
  • Evacuations Underway as East Coast Braces for Hurricane Irene

    Evacuations Underway as East Coast Braces for Hurricane Irene
    MIAMI, FL -- Hurricane Irene intensified into a Category 3 storm Wednesday as it battered the Bahamas and threatened to lash much of the United States' East Coast in coming days. Irene could reach Category 4 strength by Thursday, the National Hurricane...
  • A Dream Realized

    A Dream Realized
    Our departure is upon us. Photojournalist Adam DeBacker and I will soon be boarding a plane to Port-au-Prince on a trip we’ve talked about making for a year an half. Adam and I have covered a lot of tragedies together- tornadoes, shooting sprees,...
  • Gear Testing

    Gear Testing
    So this is my first attempt at a blog. I’ve been talking about doing this for awhile and now the chance to travel to Haiti at the end of the month has gotten me off my lazy bubble-goose and started writing. Right now I’m doing it all on my...
  • Airport Ordeal

    Airport Ordeal
    I feel naked. And naive.   Naked because I have no luggage, and naive to think my bag would have arrived in Port-au-Prince ten hours after bidding it adieu in Chicago.    It might get here tomorrow morning.   It might not.   No one here is in too much...
  • U.S. Ranks Among Least Corrupt Nations

    U.S. Ranks Among Least Corrupt Nations
    BERLIN -- New Zealand is perceived as the least corrupt nation on earth, and Somalia and North Korea are seen as the most corrupt, a German watchdog organization said in a report released this week. The United States ranked 24th least corrupt on a...
  • The Basic Building Block

    The Basic Building Block
    Not everyone will thrive when given the tools.  But here in Haiti, it’s become evident that everyone deserves the opportunity to wield them.  When the earthquake happened, former Presidents George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton joined together,...
  • In the Pipeline: Kiwanis holds the key

    One hundred thirty-five kids, at least as many volunteers, parents, workers — they all needed to be wrangled into some sort of order. So Nouha Hreish, who with her late husband Albert has run Noal Jewelry Designs for 30 years on Edinger Avenue,...
  • Key Elements: H20 and Haiti

    Key Elements: H20 and Haiti
    Picture it: two hundred of the big plastic soda bottles you buy at Jewel.  If you filled them with water, that's how many of those two liter containers an American consumes in one day for drinking, washing and cooking. A Haitian uses just five of...
  • Bill Clinton speaks at DePauw University Friday

    Bill Clinton speaks at DePauw University Friday
    President Bill Clinton, founder of the William J. Clinton Foundation and the 42nd President of the United States of America, will come to DePauw University on Friday to mark the 25th anniversary of the Timothy and Sharon Ubben Lecture Series. Students,...
  • Parents honor daughter's legacy through Haiti charity

    Parents honor daughter's legacy through Haiti charity
    Molly Hightower of Port Orchard dedicated her life to giving orphans in Haiti a better one. That work came to an end during the devastating earthquake last year. Hightower’s body was recovered in the rubble of the orphanage where she lived and...
  • Actor Sean Penn Worked to Free American Hikers from Iran

    Actor Sean Penn Worked to Free American Hikers from Iran
    CARACAS (Reuters) - U.S. actor Sean Penn engaged in attempts to secure the release of two Americans freed by Iran this week, flying to Venezuela to ask President Hugo Chavez to intervene with Iran's leader, a source close to the release process said on...