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Entire Police Department Escorts Daughter of Fallen Officer to Prom

An entire police department in Riverside, California escorted the daughter of a fallen officer to her prom Saturday. From Breitbart: The Riverside Police Department escorted Rachel Jacobs, 17, to her high school prom in honor of her late father Detective Doug Jacobs, Fox Los Angeles reported. Detective Doug Jacobs, Rachel’s father, died in the line of duty when Rachel was …

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Microsoft Co-founder Pledges $30M Towards Housing For Seattle’s Homeless

From Good News Network: Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has just changed the lives of hundreds of people by pledging $30 million to permanent housing for the homeless of Seattle. The funding from the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation – in addition to $5 million contributed by the city – will go towards the construction of the facility. Completion is estimated within …

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VIDEO: Brave UPS Driver Rushes Into Burning Home to Save Family

The UPS slogan, “What can brown do for you”, was never so relevant as when this driver promptly delivered a family from disaster. Paul Pereira was on the last stop of his route in Haverhill, Massachusetts when he noticed smoke pouring from the door of a nearby household. While neighbors stood by and stared, the man in brown leapt onto the porch and banged on the …

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Pope Opens Free Laundromat For Rome’s Poor

From Goodnewsnetwork.org: Pope Francis has just opened an establishment for the homeless population of Rome can do their laundry for free. “Pope Francis’ Laundry” opened its doors to the public on Monday. Six washing machines, dryers, and clothing irons were donated by Michigan-based appliance company Whirlpool, while the detergent and cleaners are being provided by Proctor and Gamble. Located in the …

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Off-duty Cop Saves 3-Year-old Girl On the Way to His Wedding

From GoodNewsNetwork.Org: John O’Rourke’s wedding day wasn’t just exciting because of the ceremony – he also saved the life of a little 3-year-old girl. John had stopped into a Donuts To Go in Sanford, Florida for some breakfast before the big ceremony on March 28th. While he was waiting in line, he noticed a crowd of people hovering over a child; …

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Pope Francis: Put down your cellphone, pick up a Bible

From CNN: In an address after his Angelus blessing Sunday at St. Peter’s Square, Pope Francis posed a question: What if we checked the Bible like we checked our cellphones? “What would happen if we turned back when we forget it, if we opened it more times a day, if we read the message of God contained in the Bible …

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Australian Man Finds A $1m Lottery Ticket A Year Later!

FROM THE BBC: An Australian grandfather has become a millionaire after cashing in a year-old lottery ticket he found while cleaning his car. The man, who has remained anonymous, bought the ticket in January last year. After finding the docket in a shopping bag this month, he checked his numbers online and realised he had won a A$1,020,496 (£630,000; $780,000) …

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VIDEO: Golden Lab Saves Three From Collapsed Snow Fort In Nova Scotia, Canada

A day of outdoor fun turned into a near-fatal experience for three Nova Scotians this weekend, when a wall of snow crashed down around them, trapping them underneath its heavy weight. Steve Bayers, his son Ben Bayers and his son’s friend, Adam Inch were building a snow fort in Lawrencetown, N.S. Saturday afternoon when the roof suddenly caved in.

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Muslim-American Activists Raise Over $20,000 In 2 Hours To Repair Vandalized Jewish Cemetery

Two Muslim-Americans activists launched a crowdfunding campaign Tuesday to raise money to repair a historic Jewish cemetery in St. Louis that was vandalized over the weekend. Within two hours, the fundraising campaign started by Linda Sarsour and Tarek El-Messidi had already surpassed its goal of $20,000. “Through this campaign, we hope to send a united message from the Jewish and …

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Americans Brimming With Optimism On The Economy

A strong majority of Americans say the U.S. economy is running strong, and most believe the upward trend will continue under President Trump, according to a Harvard-Harris poll provided exclusively to The Hill. The survey found that 61 percent view the economy as strong, against 39 percent who say it is weak. A plurality, 42 percent, said they believe the …

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