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Aaron Rodgers helps small businesses with $1M gift
"Has given out $1 million to 80 small businesses throughout his hometown city of Chico in partnership with the North Valley Community Foundation. Rogers posted videos on Instagram with some of the owners talking about this. Struggle for small businesses to keep their doors open. The Aaron Rodgers small, business covered 19 fund was set up to help support local shops in Chico and Butte County as the pandemic shutdowns cripple the rule economy. Rogers was heavily involved in the recovery efforts following the deadly 2018 campfire in paradise. Roger said he was motivated because he wanted to help preserve the unique charm that makes Chico Special Jensen Raider News
She Beat Cancer at 10. Now She'll Join SpaceX's First Private Trip to Orbit.
"Spacex. Has its first private flight. Excuse me space. X first private plight will put a twenty nine year old american in orbit cancer survival. Haley are here nas. And i apologize if i don't know how to pronounce her name correctly will be the youngest american ever in space and of course space recently announced it would send four civilians and orbit abroad. It's aboard as crew dragon and again one of those private citizens will be haley economic. Who at twenty nine years old. The youngest youngest american the trip came about. Thanks to jason isaacs zeman a billionaire purchase they the debut commercial astronaut rocket launched from spacex. He'll get one crew dragon seat on the inspiration for mission but he also donated three others so pretty exciting stuff
All Female Flight Crew In Afghanistan Makes History
"And all female flight crew just made history in a country where women's rights are hard fought for a crew of six flew a Boeing 737 from the capital city of Kabul to Herat. On Wednesday, two pilots and four cabin crew members operated the flight for Kam Air, a privately owned commercial airline. And while the 90 minute flight was short, it represents how far Afghan women have come in the past decade, with female pilots making gradual strides in aviation. Here's 22 year old captain Mo Hadi's mercy in a video posted on Facebook shortly after graduating from Air Works Aviation Academy, explaining how her mother Encouraged her to dream big, like I cannot sit behind the desk and I cannot break the same thing every day. So I need something amazing. I need something different every day. I need something challenging. She was like, how about becoming a planet? Like Is it even possible in Afghanistan? And she told me there is nothing impossible. Everything is possible by Hi, ladies.
Cat That Vanished 15 Years Ago Reunited with Owner in Los Angeles
"Call it a perfect re union officers with the L. A County Department of Animal Care and Control got a call about an injured stray cat in Palmdale. Once they rescued the kitty, they discovered she had a microchip in contacted the registered owner. It turns out the cat was lost 15 years ago, and officers also learned her name is Brandy. Brandy is finally back home with her owner who was obviously very emotional when reuniting with her. If you want to see the adorable pictures of brandy head over to our website K and X 10 70
How a Chicago Artist is Working to Help Musicians in Need
"Chicago artist is working to make sure no musician is left behind with a community organization dedicated to black musicians in chicago arts correspondent angel edo shares how that mission has quickly expanded to serve anyone in need. It was god sent to me to be able to do something for some musicians. Can't play they can't say they can't appear in clubs. They know how their fields because of the that being able to sing for two years. I was homeless eight out of garbage cans and i just decided that because life music has been my life. I know how these musicians feeling something. It was on her birthday last october. One chicago artists the maxwell decided to create black musicians matters with help from community partners like guardian interest security company. The group delivers food on a weekly basis. They won't reach out because we have so much fried. So what i do is i just go and call and them. Do you need something. I need musicians chicago musicians to know. Please get in touch with us. We will come to you if you can't get out. We covered the west side. We went to melrose park. We went to ole part all year. We go to the hundreds with donations from go. Fund me the group is also able to provide monetary support for artists. Like bass guitar player. Joe pratt who was the band director at the east odyssey lounge before the pandemic hit a big box food i was given money and then came in handy at the time. I really really needed it. Because bills need to be paid musicians. Charles crane and burns have also support fema silvio in a. It was right on time. Take my word on it. And i love apples. They gave me a fresh apples. Yes is what's going on. It's been tremendously mason. Beef stew of the night and the organization primarily serves black artists but they worked to help anyone in need whether they be homeless older adults or even single parents. We had one girl was the name. Britney britney that's that's she had four kids and was homeless while chicago musician. Ronnie baker brooks has not received a he seen its impact. Firsthand is inspirational. And if you get so disgusted how can you be creative or is so negative all the time. That's all you're gonna talk about. That's all you're going to sing about so it's very important that we support each other inspire but it doesn't stop there. I didn't form this organization just for food. And just for money iphone his organization because i have a dream i have the vision. I want to put up a building in brownsville. That will house musicians if they get on bad. Look this is my dream there for chicago tonight. I'm angel ito and food. Pickup is now available every friday from ten. Am to one pm at the east odyssey lounge for anyone who needs it. There's more information on our
COVID-19 vaccine clinic workers in Camden County, near Philadelphia, find comfort from canines
"Need need a a little little boost boost sometimes, sometimes, and and health health care care workers workers at at Camden Camden County's County's Cove in 19 Vaccination Center got a boost from a Squad of emotional support. Dogs is gay. Why W. John McDevitt, the dogs from crisis response, cane eyes offers strength and comfort the families, individuals and first responders during times of intense dramatic emotions and in the aftermath of critical incidents. And the county officials thought those immunizing the public against Cove in 19 could benefit coming. Commissioner Jonathan Young just for those couple minutes for them to be able to have that fire relief and to be able to have these talks be able to come in and really I'll come to give that peace of mind. It's huge. It really, really means a lot to them. Giving the response came to county health care professionals could be getting more visits from the loving Butch is in the future.
Central Park snow bear sculptures delight New Yorkers
"Folks going in and out of Central Park of the 86th Street entrance 17 now up to 17 miniature bears. Sit there. They greet you as you come and you go. They're made out of snow. Snow sculptures, the work of artist Heidi Hatchery, She says she spent the past two weeks making the little guys come to life she uses found objects to create her artistic tableaus. She's got some pics on her instant under Twitter and one you can see the snow bear holding a guitar and other sitting in a chair. Really is just a nice way to get a little bit of a winter. He smile as you walk through the park to buy again up by 86th Street. Where the sea it online or in person. It'll definitely give a little boost to your morale. This winter winds new sign
Chicago Fire Department Rescues Dog From Ice On Lake Michigan
"In Lake Michigan this morning, That's Bessy in Australian Labradoodle, who slipped into the lake near Montrose Dog Beach and climbed onto a chunk of ice, according to Chicago. Fire Department officials. Images online show the ice a few feet from shore, possibly too far for Bessie to jump without risking a fall back into the frigid water. Fire Department crews responded and safely brought Bessie back to shore to her owners. Bob Kessler. WGN
"Mattress Mack" opens Texas furniture store as shelter
"Of people seeking warmth and shelter. Jim Mackey Veil known as mattress. Mack is the owner of gallery for her Turn, Houston, He opened a sprawling store as a shelter, saying he's just doing his part to give back to a city that's been good to him. McConville opened his business in 1981 became known as the furniture salesman who saved Houston over 300 people spent the night there Tuesday. Kim Lampkin is K l E. F news news Information Time is three or
Boombox Taco Truck feeds 800 Houston families without power or water
"Well, it's a taco truck to the rescue in Southwest here. Seuin boombox Taco truck lost power several days ago in the business dropped off sharply because of the severe winter weather Wednesday, though the truck's owner is prepared more than 2400 tacos and handed them out to families who didn't have power or water it eight apartment complexes, hundreds of grateful people got to enjoy the unexpected,
More than 2,500 ‘cold-stunned’ sea turtles rescued from frigid Texas waters
"Have been rescued from frigid Texas waters. 252,500 of these little sea turtles at risk of freezing to death in Texas have been rescued after record low temperatures swept to the region, Sea Turtle Incorporated said. That it had well surpassed over 2500 turtles that had been saved and brought to its sanctuary and the South Padre Island Convention Center. You know, Rush was always discussing the fact that he
Chicago restaurant owner serves up hope through tamales
"Reviews. Not for the meals he makes. But the meals that he buys CBS is Charlie Tomorrow has his story. The sun isn't up yet out of freezing February Chicago morning, But Robert Market is on the move. I'm gonna demolish, searching for his unlikely target 15 dozen steaming tamales, hoping to buy out their stock of tamales so they could go home and get out of the cold for the day. Market buys the whole supply. Thank you. And Maria Palacio, who runs the tamale stand gets to end her date almost before it begins, and her reaction was what This belief thought I was crazy. He's not crazy. He cares. Real Everybody market takes those tamales to homeless shelters and 10 camps under train tracks that you bet Which is where Mike Williams lives. It's not often that way. Get Hotmail something so small, like a tamale can have a big it means alive. The idea was spontaneous, by assault lady that looked like she was stressed to be in Alaska, My Astor. I'm like If I bought all your tamales, would you go home for the day restaurant owner paid out of pocket until he posted the pictures on social media. Then donations poured in buying the hot tamales does a lot more than get vendors out of the cold gives hope to those who need it most. We all need to have a little more compassion for each other. And things will take care of itself Building community through a corn husk. Charlie Damar, CBS NEWS Chicago He's right.
Michael Jordan gifts $10 million for new medical clinics in hometown
"Million to launch two medical clinics in underserved communities near his North Carolina hometown. It's one of the largest gifts ever from the basketball legend. No vans. Health says The clinics are set to open in New Hanover County and early 2022. Jordan grew up in Wilmington before going on to play at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, then later winning six championships. With the Chicago Bulls. Maybe CBS News time is 3
Ross Chastain goes through McDonald's drive-through during Daytona 500 rain delay
"The rain delay yesterday and i think he got pushed out on social media. Ross chastain had the wherewithal to drive across the street. Mcdonald's outside of the daytona international speedway and ordered launch or. I guess it was dinner. The in for his crew and the reaction that he got from the person behind the drive in window was a shriek of joy when they realized it was ross chastain and he ordered all of his crew mcdonald's and took it back over to the track. Well played ross chastain. Not only take care of spots took care of your crew and jeff and you can't ever do too much for too
Dallas Based Soul Band Promotes Love During Divisive Times, Teams up with Local Food Bank
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Military veterans and families face food shortage amid pandemic
"Military families put food on the table. John Valentine just might have the biggest heart in Colleen, Texas. Did you get some candy? We got some candy. Let's get Mama's chicken for seven years he's run a food pantry in the shadow of fourth quarter. Helping struggling military families and veterans like himself. This is a passion project for you. My service of my country meant everything to me. So when getting out, I kind of want to still do something where I could impact that community of people sense the pandemic. The need is grown. But cash donations that keep the bills paid have dried up as others struggle to CBS News correspondent Janet's Family and Lisa Matteo.
World's 2nd-oldest person fends off COVID-19 ahead of her 117th birthday
"That is worth our time, I think is the story of the French. None. Have you seen this? This woman was alive. During the Spanish flu in 1918. All right, So let's just follow me here on this and and listen to the numbers. She was alive and got the flu and beat the flu. And now She has on her. She was 117 years old this week. Her name is Sister Andree. She was also attacked by the Corona virus. Remember, she's 117. He's had a retirement home in too long, which is one of the southern most cities in France. He was one of dozens people in the home who tested positive for the virus. But this week, sister Andre was declared recovered from the virus, allowing her to hold on to her title. As the oldest living European and second oldest person in the world. When she was 115, the pope said her a personal letter and blessed her. She's blind lives in a wheelchair or moves around of the real chair as she was in she witnessed both world wars. And today is here. 117th birthday.
Europe's oldest person survives COVID-19 just before 117th birthday
"Validates details of people that claim to be over 110 years old. So there's a group that if you say you're 110 years old, they're going to come out and I don't know what they're going to do to try to find a carbon dating. I don't know. I really don't know how that works, but they have listed a French woman. Lucille Rand in Sister Andres birth name, So she's a She's a nun. Hmm. As the second oldest known living person in the entire world, she's looking forward to celebrating toe tomorrow. Her 117th birthday. No way. 117 years old madness. Yeah. She just was diagnosed with covert 19. She was hospitalized and she has survived. Ofit 19 at 116 years old. That's amazing. 116 years old. I couldn't I couldn't survive a sniffle at 116 years old. She took on Covad straight, looked it straight in the eye. The doctors said that she was absolutely fearless. It said she just took it straight on, never had a fear never had a doubt. She knew she was going to do it. She was released from the hospital yesterday. That is cool stuff. That is cool because it goes to show you the perseverance of the mind if you want it to
Los Angeles' California Science Center Makes Home Of Space Shuttle Endeavour Available For Weddings
"Me to the moon. Let me and spaced out has a different meaning in the era of covert 19. But for lovebirds you want a flight of fancy the California Science Center in L. A is willing to help. You can now get married in the hangar that houses the space shuttle endeavor. The Science Center says it wanted to help out couples who may be squeezed for venue availability because of the pandemic.
World's 2nd-oldest person fends off COVID ahead of her 117th birthday
"Who is Europe's oldest person has survived covert 19 just days before her 117th birthday. Lucille Randon, who took the name of Sister Andre in 1944 tested positive for growing a virus on January 16th but did not develop any symptoms said to turn 117 Tomorrow. Lucille is also the second oldest person in the world. That's
'Jeopardy!,' Alex Trebek's family donate late host's wardrobe to charity
"Alex trebek's family is showing what it means not just to give back with also to pay it forward the late jeopardy host with always known for his philanthropy and that's continuing even three months after he passed away his own family and his jeopardy family are donating much of the late game shows wardrobe the host wardrobe to the doe fund nonprofit organization in new york working to help break the cycle of incarceration homelessness and addiction. The donado's fourteen suits fifty-eight dress shirts. Three hundred neckties plus shoes belts and other items that will be distributed for men to wear on job interviews which is very quiet only imagine collection of is that guy. Had you know doing an episode many hundreds of episodes a year. Yeah for many years and now it's all going to go to two guys who can hopefully get themselves a job which is very cool shadow. Tell it makes me sad. Just to talk about alex. Trebek's deal now.
Europe's oldest person survives Covid just before 117th birthday
"Europe's oldest person. Frenchman called sister. Andre the survived covid nineteen to celebrate her one hundred seventeenth birthday this week. Lucille rondo took the name of sister andrei when she joined a catholic charitable order in one thousand nine hundred forty four tested positive for coronavirus in retirement in two long in south france was isolated from other residents but displayed new symptoms.
Texas lawyer's kitten filter during hearing goes viral
"Issued an important zoom tip to check your computer settings after a lawyer appeared on a virtual court hearing, Mistaking Lee using a cat filter. I'm here live. That's not I'm not a cat. I can see that. But I believe you have a filter turned on. You might want well. The lawyer disguised as acute kissed kitten had to be walked through his computer settings to end the online court. Catastrophe.
World's first face and hands transplant gives New Jersey man a second chance at life
"Man who received a face and double hand transplant procedures so rare it had only been attempted two times before this. This is really quite unprecedented. Trish Henry, program manager for the reconstructive transplant research programs, this has only ever been 18 face transplants and 35 hand transplants in the U. S. Also worldwide, only two other combined face and hand transplants have ever been attempted. On those were unsuccessful before his surgery six months ago. Scars from third degree burns covered much of Joe DiMaggio's eyes. He couldn't smile. His 10 fingers were mostly gone. We are thrilled to be playing a small part in giving Mr de Mayo a better chance at life after his horrific accidents. Christi King W. T o P News the
Metro Atlanta group building free desks for students learning digitally at home
"Virtual learning executive director earned Your Real was approached by Indicator maker's board member in the fall about building desk for kids who were doing virtual learning. But she wondered if that need was already taking care of kids been home for so long, you know, surely parents have Able to work through this problem, but they hadn't so after receiving 1700 requests the group committed to making and delivering 500 handmade desk two kids for free, and they're about to reach their goal with all the desk built set to be delivered to their forever homes by the end of this month, Michelle right, 95.5 ws beans.