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A Celebration Of Reading’s 2013 Authors For Dallas Announced

May 30, 2013 by Jeanne Prejean Mandy and George P. Bush have just announced the authors lined up for A Celebration of Reading on Monday, October 7, at the Meyerson. And a couple of local gals are on the list. Benefiting the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy will be Senator Kay Bailey Hutchinson ABC’s […]

‘Everyday Hero’: Immokalee Florida mother honored for her commitment to education

Photo by T LAM 2014719, Copyright 2012 MyDigitalClick Photography Immokalee resident Maria Segura was named an “Everyday Hero” by Dollar General for her commitment to education for herself and others. For many years, Maria Segura was content with her life. It was a hard life, one of long shifts of picking fruit and vegetables. It […]

Dorothy Bush Koch, daughter of former president, urges literacy across America

by Tamara Calandra, Special to Joint Base Journal U.S. Navy photo by Paul Bello Dorothy Bush-Koch, daughter of former President George H.W. Bush, addressed members of the Naval Officers’ Spouses Club May 13 at the Bolling Club on Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling. WASHINGTON – “Reading truly is the foundation of all learning. And learning is the […]

Immokalee Florida mom recognized as national ‘everyday hero’

Story Created: May 12, 2013 at 10:23 AM America/New_York IMMOKALEE, Fla.- This Mother’s Day is extra special for an Immokalee mom, recognized nationally as an ‘everyday hero.’ Dollar General is donating $10,000 to the Family Literacy Academy in Immokalee, in honor of Maria Segura. Segura spoke little English when she moved from Mexico to Immokalee […]

Mock Campaign Sign Gets Laughs At Politics Panel

May 16, 2013 4:23 PM View Comments Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson carried this sign. (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ) BIRMINGHAM (WWJ) – A meeting of the so-called “Big Four” metro Detroit leaders is known to draw a crowd, but it was an unexpected sign that stole the show at the latest installment of Pancakes and Politics, Thursday […]

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