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Waukee, IA: Free Clinic Serves Medical Needs In The Western Suburbs

waukee.patch.com | Posted 01.28.2012 | Home

"A lot of people are now using the clinic as their medical office because they either don't have medical insurance or anywhere else to go."...

Kennesaw, GA: Kennesaw State University Helps Vets Come Home

waukee.patch.com | Posted 01.28.2012 | Home

"We haven't seen the likes of this since World War II. Coupled with the economy, the (student veteran) population just exploded."...

Niles, IL: Food Pantry Expects to Serve Record Number In November

niles.patch.com | Posted 01.28.2012 | Home

"It will be off the charts. ... I can't even imagine what it will be."...

Northbrook, IL: Volunteers Unload 40,000 Pounds of Chicken To Local Nonprofits

northbrook.patch.com | Posted 01.28.2012 | Home

"My partner said, 'Chicken's so cheap. What can we do?'"...

What's Behind Gingrich's NH Rise?

Amherst Patch | Robert Michaelson | Posted 11.28.2011 | Politics

Newt Gingrich recently surged into second place in the latest WMUR/UNH NH Primary Poll and landed the coveted endorsement from New Hampshire's biggest...

Senator Tries To Contain Fallout From Cain Remarks

Sarasota Patch | Charles Schella | Posted 11.28.2011 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain stopped in Sarasota on Sunday evening, giving a speech at a GOP fundraiser and dinner to honor Mississip...

Iowa Face-To-Face Approach Changes

Ankeny Patch | Megan VerHeist | Posted 11.28.2011 | Politics

For decades, Iowans have said their important role in selecting presidential nominees is justified because they get personally engaged with the candid...

Spiderman Comic Found In Attic Worth Over $10,000

La Grange, IL Patch | Matthew HendricksonEmail the Author | Posted 01.28.2012 | Chicago

Little did a young George Toman know when he bought an Amazing Fantasy comic book for about a dime in the late '60s that it would end up being worth o...

All-Clear Issued Over Suspicious Package At Lake Zurich High School

Lake Zurich, IL Patch | Korrina GromEmail the Author | Posted 11.28.2011 | Chicago

The all-clear has been issued at Lake Zurich High School following an investigation into a suspicious package found outside the main entrance. Jea...

Goodbye Ganja: Researchers To Unlock The 'Bliss Molecule'

Newport Beach, CA Patch | Paige Austin | Posted 01.28.2012 | Los Angeles
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No inhaling necessary -- your brain produces a marijuana-like chemical with the ability to reduce pain, anxiety, and depression, and scientists are un...

D.C. Sees Tame Black Friday Shopping Away From Huge Frenzy

Patch | Posted 11.26.2011 | DC

While the Pentagon City Mall and bigger box stores like Target and Walmart met with frenzied lines of shoppers when they opened their doors late Thurs...

Obama Attends Towson University Basketball Game With Bill Murray

Patch | Posted 11.26.2011 | DC
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President Barack Obama and his family have been joined by actor Bill Murray at the Towson Center as specators rooting for opposite sides of the basket...

Video From Black Friday In Rochester

Rochester Patch | Posted 11.25.2011 | Detroit

Confirmation of things lost on Black Friday: savings, children, car keys and perhaps a little dignity. The deals and door busters are just too enti...

Detroit -- In Books! A Metro Times Gift Guide

Metro Times | Posted 11.25.2011 | Detroit

It's not too hard to find the right gift for the bookworm in your life, but what about the Detroit history nerd? This year, you can satisfy anyone on ...

Thankful: All Year Round

Macomb Patch | Posted 11.25.2011 | Detroit

Thanksgiving began as a festival where the community gathered and gave thanks for the food the harvest gave them that season. Now, for most people, it...

Best Thanksgiving Restaurants For Turkey Lovers (And Haters)

Posted 11.24.2011 | Detroit

In a fight with your siblings? Already celebrated the holiday with the Canadians? Got a broken oven? Grocery store sold out of yams? Just plain not in...

Facebook Educates Parents On Domestic Safety In Spanish

Patch.com | Posted 01.23.2012 | Latino Voices

The sound of small children giggling echoed off the walls of the Belle Haven Community School gym. Parents sat at foldable lunch tables, pencils in ha...

Our Thanksgiving Eve Party Guide

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.23.2011 | Detroit

The biggest bar night of the year is upon us, and we've put together a best-of Thanksgiving Eve Party Guide. Whether you're looking to throw back ...

Why Obama Visited New Hampshire?

Hampton-North Hampton Patch | Marc Fortier | Posted 11.23.2011 | Politics

For one thing, they need to rally the Democratic base and keep them from forgetting that there's a race to be won next November. "New Hampshire is ...

Group Opposing Governor's Recall Outed

Caledonia Patch | Denise Lockwood | Posted 11.22.2011 | Politics

"We cannot allow democracy to be threatened by those who would illegally destroy recall petitions with valid signatures on them," Ross said. "We inten...

GOP Candidate Endorses Occupy Wall Street

Amherst Patch | Robert Michaelson | Posted 11.22.2011 | Politics

When asked about Occupy Wall Street, he said it was unfair to dismiss the concerns that are being expressed by the protesters. He added that, much ...

Black Friday Brings All Shoppers Out...Even The Pregnant Ones

Patch.com | Posted 11.22.2011 | Parents

Under most circumstances, pregnant women get special treatment: a seat on a crowded bus, closer parking spots at shopping malls or a bump to the head ...

Iowa Group Announces Final Four

Johnston Patch | Todd Richissin | Posted 11.22.2011 | Politics

The Family Leader, an influential evangelical group in Iowa, has announced that its board of directors has narrowed its choices for president to Miche...

Ill. Man Quits Job Search To Open Safe Hangout For Teens

newlenox.patch.com | Posted 11.22.2011 | Impact

Twenty-seven, living at home and barely making an income. It's not an uncommon story these days, but for Dan Stinnett it's a choice. The director o...

Chicago-Area Food Pantry Expects To Serve Record Number In November

Niles Patch | Emily Stone | Posted 01.21.2012 | Chicago

The Niles Township Food Pantry is bracing for what it expects will be a record number of people in need coming through its doors this month....