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Salvation Army receives 2nd grant to provide housing, utility assistance during pandemic

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As a part of the CARES Act, the U.S. Department of Housing and Development has granted $2.3 billion to be used to support homeless assistance programs.

The COVID-19 pandemic has often been compared to the recession of 2008, and for some even the Great Depression, due to the large economic downturn set off by the virus.

“I think that a recession like you had in 2008 or previous they come on rather gradually, you see it coming, but maybe you’re in too deep before you can stop it. But… no one saw this coming,” said Salvation Army – Waco’s Commanding

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Pentagon receives FEMA request for military to support Covid-19 vaccinations

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The Pentagon has received a request from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to assist with President Joe Biden’s plan to boost Covid-19 vaccinations across the country in his first 100 days in office, two defense officials told CNN on Thursday.



a close up of a woman: UC Berkeley University Health Services pharmacy director Efren Bose prepares a dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine before administering it to fellow University Health Services staff at Tang Center near UC Berkeley in Berkeley, Calif. Thursday, January 14, 2021. University of Berkeley received their first shipment of vaccine at University Health Services this week and has began the process of administering vaccinations at clinics on Thursdays and Fridays. (Jessica Christian/The San Francisco Chronicle via Getty Images)


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UC Berkeley University Health Services pharmacy director Efren Bose prepares a dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine before administering it to fellow University Health Services staff at Tang Center near UC Berkeley in Berkeley, Calif. Thursday, January 14, 2021. University of Berkeley received their first shipment of vaccine at University Health Services this

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Father Thomas Conway posthumously receives second-highest Navy honor

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A Buffalo military hero is getting a long-overdue honor after being the last chaplain to die in World War II. 

Father Thomas Conway posthumously receives second-highest Navy honor

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Seventy-five years ago, Father Thomas Conway, a young priest from Buffalo, died on the USS Indianapolis. He had been a chaplain on the ship, when it was torpedoed, killing over 900 men many of whom either drowned or were eaten by sharks.

Conway spent the last minutes of his life doing what he had felt called to: serving others. 

“As any father who does as he

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