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  • How to get free or cheap tax help

    Recently a friend of mine posted to Facebook that she is desperately seeking affordable help with her taxes, which are due in just a couple weeks. She is a freelancer with income from many different sources and also has some back taxes to file. If you'...
  • Highland Elementary receives grant to open 'bornlearning Academy'

    Highland Elementary receives grant to open 'bornlearning Academy'
    HIGHLAND — Lincoln County parents will have a new resource available to them this month for making sure their young children are prepared to learn before they start school. A new "bornlearning Academy" at Highland Elementary School will begin...
  • Feds, Alaska Nonprofits Rush to Create Health Insurance Market

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Federal officials and Alaska nonprofits are rushing to set up a health insurance marketplace required under the federal Affordable Care Act by the Oct. 1 deadline. Alaska is among 27 states that have refused to set up...
  • United Way volunteers complete projects in Lincoln on 'Day of Action'

    United Way volunteers complete projects in Lincoln on 'Day of Action'
    With about 525 volunteers and more than 50 service projects, residents of Lincoln, Boyle, Garrard and Mercer counties stepped out to give back to their communities Sept. 11 for Heart of Kentucky United Way’s 20th annual Day of Action. Community...
  • Fiscal cliff, debt ceiling fight affect charitable giving

    Fiscal cliff, debt ceiling fight affect charitable giving
    Donations to the 400 charities in the U.S. that raise the most money are slowing in 2013 after climbing 4% the year before, according to a new report released this morning by the Chronicle of Philanthropy. The slowdown in post-recession philanthropy...
  • Charities to lobby Congress to preserve tax deductions

    Charities to lobby Congress to preserve tax deductions
    Representatives of more than 200 charitable organizations plan to go door to door Wednesday on Capitol Hill to convince members of Congress that it would be a mistake to eliminate or reduce tax deductions for charitable donations. “The Congress is...
  • Not so nonprofit: 34 top charity execs earn $1 million or more

    At the very top, at least, there is some profit in the nonprofit world. The Chronicle of Philanthropy's annual executive compensation study, released Tuesday, said 34 of the top execs of some of the nation's biggest charities and foundations made $1...
  • Hundreds gather for MLK day of service

    Hundreds gather for MLK day of service
    Patricia Meade made sure she had the day off for Martin Luther King Jr.'s holiday Monday. The Joliet woman used a vacation day to take the day off from work so she could join about 450 people in Joliet to give back to the community by volunteering....
  • Are employee associations unions?

    Against a backdrop of skirmishes between Costa Mesa's organized labor and its conservative council majority is a kind of war on words. On one side is Mayor Jim Righeimer and his supporters, who in an effort to save the city money say they're fighting...
  • United Way walk draws thousands to aid L.A. County's homeless

    About 12,000 people gathered in downtown Los Angeles early Saturday to participate in United Way's seventh annual HomeWalk to raise money to aid the county's increasing homeless population. For the third straight year, Lakers star Kobe Bryant served...
  • Runners flock to turkey trots

    Runners flock to turkey trots
    Stuffing your face with turkey and trimmings and then crashing on the couch to watch football is certainly a Thanksgiving Day tradition. But it's not the only one. Turkey trots, 5K and 10K runs and run/walks held on Thanksgiving, are booming in South...
  • Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week

     
    Here are the Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week: 1. BUDWEISER MADE IN AMERICA FESTIVAL What does rap magnate Jay Z do to follow up last year’s Budweiser Made in America Festival, which brought two days of 30 top......