Woman looks unrecognizable after losing 149 pounds while walking

Roxanne Mullenberg has always struggled with her weight and has spent most of her life on the heavy side, but a walking challenge allowed her to turn the tide. At 42, Mullenberg is feeling better than ever, and all thanks to a change in mindset brought about by the walking …

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Thousands of flamingos found dead in Turkey, alarming environmentalists, World News

Thousands of flamingos have been found dead on the dry bed of Lake Tuz in Turkey, alarming environmentalists and prompting authorities to investigate the causes of these massive deaths. Drone footage of the area has shown hundreds of flamingos partly buried in parched parts of Lake Tuz in Turkey’s central …

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County survey, research examines why people still don’t get vaccinated – NBC 7 San Diego

As COVID-19 cases slowly increase in San Diego County – including an increase in Delta variant cases – new research is examining why San Diego people are still not getting vaccinated. “We are seeing about double the number of cases reported about a month ago,” said Dr Wilma Wooten, county …

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Beloved music teacher, former Cincy Ballet pianist dies after cancer battle

SYCAMORE TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WXIX) – An educator and former Cincinnati Ballet pianist is fondly remembered for her love of music and worship after her death from cancer. Della Enns taught at Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy for 20 years. School staff say she has helped shape hundreds of minds with her …

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Coronavirus: What’s Happening in Canada and Around the World on Wednesday

The last: Ontario is reporting 7 additional deaths and 153 new cases of COVID-19, a number of active cases in Canada of less than 5,000. Traveling fully vaccinated: your questions about the new rules answered. How summer school and tutoring is helping students catch up with classes disrupted by the …

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Some American workers try to lose weight before returning to the office

Some companies saw an opportunity in what was tagged on social media as # Quarantine15 and #PandemicPounds. Tracking virus outbreaks alongside stay-at-home restrictions, Hershey Co. has been pushing s’mores, the gooey candy of chocolate, marshmallow and graham cracker. “What better opportunity than to share s’mores with the family around a …

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California to compensate people forcibly sterilized under eugenics

California Governor Gavin Newsom speaks at the opening of the first federally and state-run community vaccination site during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Los Angeles, California, USA, February 16, 2021. REUTERS / Mike Blake / File photo July 13 (Reuters) – California has agreed to pay reparations to those …

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Long Beach appeals to son of longtime music director to succeed him as municipal conductor – Press Telegram

The Long Beach Municipal Group is unlikely to agree until August, if that is the case, but progress has been made recently – notably, with Kurt Curtis becoming the apparent successor to his father, the late Larry Curtis, as musical director. Contracts are underway for the young Curtis to become …

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Freemasons checks support food bank and disabled riding charity

HELENSBURGH’S Freemasons have marked the 150th anniversary of the movement coming to the town by presenting checks worth a total of more than £ 1,000 to two local good causes. Members of the Lodge St George Helensburgh No 503 handed over donations recently of £ 650 to the Helensburgh and …

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Commerce Secretary Raimondo pushes to lift tough US travel restrictions | World news

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo on Monday said she was pushing for the relaxation of coronavirus restrictions that bar much of the world from traveling to the United States, but that US health officials remain concerned about new epidemics. Dozens of U.S. business groups, lawmakers and …

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