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‘Love is love’ | Dandridge father asks for unity after controversial adoption bill signed – WBIR.com

On any given day, Michael Quinton's household is bustling with activity. He gets his two kids up for school, makes sure their homework is finished and feeds them breakfast. Sometimes, he has a foster kid or two in the mix as well.

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Would You Adopt This Jerk? – The Cut

Perdita, a jerk. Photo: Mitchell County Animal Rescue/ Facebook How many jerks do you have in your life right now

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WEDI: Tech limitations, lack of adoption and standards causing prior auth issues – Health Data Management

The use of technology has made limited inroads in reducing the impact of prior authorization, even as requests for this documentation increases, according to a national groups recent survey. WEDIthe Workgroup for Electronic Interchangesays its research suggests that even the use of mandated standards have done little to curb in the impact the prior authorization requirements

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Prioritising the needs of children when it comes to adoption – The Guardian

Recent letters from Prof Brid Featherstone and Prof Anna Gupta (20 January) and Janice McKinley (22 January) point out the issues of pain, loss and identity faced by many adopted children and adults at different times throughout their lives.

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Forney family navigates adoption and trip home inside China as the country battles new coronavirus – WFAA.com

DALLAS, Texas Protective masks were easily noticed inside DFW International Airport Friday as flights from China touched down, but support for a Forney family coming back from the country with a new son was just as noticeable.

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Tennessee governor signs bill allowing adoption agencies to deny gay couples – Press Herald

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee, signed a controversial anti-LGBTQ bill into law that allows children-placement agencies to deny services to anyone who violates the agencys written religious or moral convictions. Critics say that House Bill 836 allows prospective parents who want to provide a home to children in need to be turned away by taxpayer-funded adoption and foster care agencies.

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Abused dog that needed amputation goes up for adoption Friday – KKTV 11 News

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - Jazzmin is an adorable 6-month-old pit bull mix who is now ready for her new home after getting fixed up at the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region. Animal law enforcement says she was taken from her owners after they took her to a local vet clinic for treatment earlier this month

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AI Adoption Survey Shows Surprising Results – Forbes

Analyst firm Cognilytica recently concluded a survey of global Artificial Intelligence adoption patterns with some surprising and striking results. (Disclosure: Im a principal analyst with Cognilytica).

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The state of cloud adoption and connectivity in the Nordics – Data Economy

There is no doubt that AI is up-and-coming. But, as Back tothe Future proves, only a handful of futuristic predictions end up becomingreality. Its best to speak to experts on where AI might be heading in thecoming years.

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Global Mine-Site Technology Adoption Survey, 2019 – Analyses the Results of Interviews with Key Personnel at 179 Operating Mines Across the Globe -…

Dublin, Jan. 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Global Mine-Site Technology Adoption Survey, 2019" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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Court takes another look at Native American adoption law – WBRZ

Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in New OrleansPhoto: United States Courts NEW ORLEANS (AP) A 1978 law giving preference to Native American families in foster care and adoption proceedings involving American Indian children was getting a second look Wednesday from a federal appeals court in New Orleans. A three-judge panel of the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans upheld the Indian Child Welfare Act in August in a 2-1 ruling.

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NJ Husky With Weird Eyelids Gets Adopted After Story Goes Viral – NBC New York

Jubilee the Husky may look a little different from the rest of her breed, but that doesn't mean she doesn't deserve a loving home. The Husky House, an animal rescue in Matawan, New Jersey, posted Jubilee's photos on its Facebook page last week to see if anyone wanted to welcome the 4-year-old dog with an eyelid deformity into their home. "I came from a 'breeder' who couldnt sell me because he said I was 'weird' looking," the Husky House wrote

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These 3 little piglets are ready to be adopted after being abandoned at a Michigan park – MLive.com

ROCHESTER HILLS, MI - These three little pigs are looking for a forever home after someone abandoned them in a park. The Michigan Humane Society rescued Hickory, Dickory and Doc and now the organization says they are ready for adoption. But they cant go to just any home

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Rise in investments boosts adoption of WtE technology – RECYCLING magazine

The number of WtE plants in the developed countries has been increasing as they can no longer rely on the developing countries to deal with the disposal of their waste. Now that several Asian countries have made clear that the developed countries have to mind their waste in their own backyard, the need for advanced and efficient WtE systems have propelled drastically.

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Elon Musk Says Adopting These 3 Simple Steps Has Helped Produce His Success – Inc.

Elon Musk hasn't become a household name by chance. The founder and CEO of SpaceX, CEO of Tesla, and co-founder of Neuralink (to name just a few of his ventures) is clearly unafraid of hard work, and he knows what it takes to go from innovative idea toundeniable success. The most surprising ingredient?

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Rufus Wainwright Speaks on Tennessee Law Limiting Gay Adoption – TMZ

Rufus Wainwright says aspiring gay parents have as just much love to offer as straight couples -- which is why he thinks a new law in Tennessee limiting that is horses**t. We got the acclaimed singer Saturday at Sundance in Utah, and made him aware of a new bill the Governor of TN, Bill Lee, just signed which allows adoption agencies to turn down gay couples

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Adopting barnyard animals may be the perfect fit for you – KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

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Neglected dogs returned to Ionia County shelter years after being adopted – WZZM13.com

IONIA COUNTY, Mich. Two neglected dogs are recovering after being returned in terrible condition to a West Michigan animal shelter nearly a decade after they were adopted. The owners could no longer care for them after eight years, said Autumn Russell, general manager at Mackenzie's Animal Sanctuary off M-50 in Ionia County.

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‘We have grown a lot’: Family that adopted Haitian orphans after earthquake recalls how they met – KCRA Sacramento

'We have grown a lot': Family that adopted Haitian orphans after earthquake recalls how they met Updated: 9:53 AM PST Jan 24, 2020 Its been 10 years since the magnitude 7.0 earthquake hit Haiti, but for Michael and Carmen Owens, it feels like it happened yesterday."Time has flown," Michael Owens said. "Flown by."The earthquake damaged an orphanage where then 7-year-old Kensly Owens lived with his brother, Stanley."The day the earthquake hit, I think I was just walking with some little girl that was younger than me, and it just started shaking," Kensly said.A week later, a plane landed in Pittsburgh with more than 50 orphans who were taken to Holy Family Institute.Carmen was volunteering at the institute, and although they werent planning to adopt, Michael, Carmen and their six children welcomed Kensly and Stanley with open arms."It was pretty easy to fit in, and it was a big family," Kensly said.

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Stray Cat With No Ears Finally Adopted After Shelter Worker Crochets Her a Pair of Purple Ones – Good News Network

A Wisconsin animal shelter employee is being hailed for using her crocheting skills to help a cat find its forever home. Back in December, a stray cat named Lady in a Fur Coat was brought into the Dane County Humane Society (DCHS) with chronic ear infections and hematomas. The veterinary team immediately conducted surgery on her ears, but since her condition was too severe, they eventually opted to remove the outer layers of her ears

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Anti-LGBT adoption bill fails God’s command to love without condition | Opinion – Tennessean

Mark W. Wagner, Guest columnist Published 5:00 a.m. CT Jan.

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Dog with ‘wonky’ face from early injury gets adopted: ‘He just needed patience’ – Fox News

One sweet rescue dog is enjoying his fairy-tail ending in a fur-ever home after receiving hundreds of adoption requests. The spirited German Shepherd Border Collie was left with a wonky face and partial blindness after being attacked after birth, and was returned to the shelter when his initial owners couldnt handle his hyper personality

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I.AM+ Aims to Accelerate Ethical AI Adoption with Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Public Cloud – Yahoo Finance

Global collaboration with IBM built on shared values around the importance of protecting client data, as well the responsible and transparent deployment of AI ARMONK, N.Y., Jan. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --I.AM+, the technology company founded by global music artist and entrepreneur will.i.am, and IBM (NYSE: IBM) have joined forces aiming to accelerate the adoption of AI and responsibly manage customer data as AI goes mainstream. IBM Corporation logo.

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Meet Jangles at the Dog Warden and Adoption Center – WHIZ

ZANESVILLE, Ohio A friendly, one year old dog currently located at the Muskingum County Dog Warden and Adoption Center is ready to go to his forever home. Jangles, a male Shar Pei mix, is available for adoption. Alisha Myers, Deputy Dog Warden, says Jangles has a very sociable personality in addition to possessing a special talent.

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Those who suffered the trauma of a 50s adoption must be listened to – The Guardian

Like Professors Brid Featherstone and Anna Gupta (Letters, 20 January), I was concerned to read that the government is yet again encouraging increased numbers of adoptions. But it seems to me that the plight of so many children has changed little in these last 100 years. Parliament approved the UKs first adoption legislation in 1926, but legal adoption was to be the brutal severance that it still is

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