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YouTubers criticized for giving up custody of adopted son – TODAY

Parenting YouTuber Myka Stauffer is facing backlash after she and her husband, James Stauffer, gave up custody of their adopted 4-year-old son with special needs so he could be adopted by another family.

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This Nationwide Virtual Pet Adoption Is a First-Ever – NBC Southern California

What to Know Making meow-gic happen? A cat can do that, just by strutting into a room.

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Gay people in Myanmar have adopted a secret language – The Economist

Their slang can help protect them from abuse WEDNESDAY HAS just turned into Thursday in Yangon, Myanmars biggest city, and pleasure-seekers are on the prowl in a glitzy neighbourhood. Drivers slow down to inspect sex workers waiting by the kerb. Three of them, all transgender women, chat brightly

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Cat shelter starts online adoption site, ‘C harmony’ – WZZM13.com

After having to stop adoptions in March and send many staff members home, the shelter decided to create essentially its own dating site for adopting cats GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. Carols Ferals in Grand Rapids wants to help you meet the cat of your dreams

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The reopening of Wisconsin offices is expected to happen gradually as businesses adopt social distancing – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Mark Irgens, left, CEO of BMO Tower developer Irgens, and Timothy J. Gasperetti, vice president of Irgens, give a tour of the building on March 24.(Photo: Zhihan Huang / Milwaukee Journal Sentinel) As the United Statesand Wisconsinreopen, workerswill likely return to their offices gradually as businesses adopt social distancing to combat the coronavirus pandemic. That's the consensus among office building developers.

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Adoptions are back at Sacramento SPCA, but you need to make an appointment – KCRA Sacramento

Adoptions are back at Sacramento SPCA, but you need to make an appointment Updated: 1:14 PM PDT May 27, 2020 Hide TranscriptShow Transcript YOUR FAMILY. HI, IM KAY SERA III MORNING TRAFFIC

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Premiership will not adopt World Rugbys law trials to reduce virus risk – The Guardian

The Premiership will not be adopting any of World Rugbys law trials designed to reduce the risk of coronavirus transmission, the Guardian understands. The law trials, announced by World Rugby on Thursday, include eliminating reset scrums and choke tackles, the introduction of an orange card for high tackles and reducing the use it time from five seconds to three

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Mom learns her adopted kids are also biological siblings – Motherly Inc.

See all the viral pics of this Starbucks + Target-themed playroom If you're in the process of decorating or revamping your kids' playroom and need some inspiration, look no further. Photos of the most amazing, creative playroom are going viral because this setup is just flat-out iconic. And the best part

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Germany, Switzerland, Latvia, and Estonia said to have adopted Apple/Google API – 9to5Mac

It appears that Germany, Switzerland, Latvia, and Estonia are four of the 22 countries to adopt the Apple/Google API for their coronavirus contact-tracing apps A Reuters report confirms that Latvia is doing so. Latvia aims to become one of the first countries to launch a smartphone app using a new toolkit created by U.S.

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We have 19 special pets ready to be adopted: May 23-24 – SILive.com

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- By veterinarians standards, dogs are considered seniors by the age of 7

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How to adopt your next pet safely and virtually – The Verge

All across the country, people are finding ways to adapt to our new stay-at-home normal, and for some, that means adopting a furry friend. Shelters in the US have reported an increase in adoptions since the start of the pandemic, some of which have had to create waitlists or pause applications until they can rescue more animals

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Virtual adoptions taking place in Midland County – NewsWest9.com

MIDLAND, Texas On Thursday at 1:30 p.m., Midland County saw a different kind of adoption take place: a virtual adoption. Instead of taking place in a courtroom, the proceedings took place over a Zoom call

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Check out these 8 happy faces ready for adoption: May 16-17 – SILive.com

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y.

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Crash kills 2 people, 14 rescue dogs on the way to adoption site – WGHP FOX 8 Greensboro

POCATELLO, IDAHO (ABC4 News) Two people and 14 dogs died when a Ford Econoline Box truck plunged into the median and hit an embankment in Idaho. The truck was carrying 48 dogs, and 16 of them are still missing.

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Thinking Of Adopting A Pet? Here Are Tips To Help You Find A New Furry Friend – WBUR

Being quarantined at home has a lot of us looking for companionship. And while humans are pretty much off-limits, Ive always been told that dogs (and other pets) are a mans best friend anyway. As reportedon Here & Now in early April,pet adoption numbers have spiked.

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Ohio House passes bill offering low interest loans for adoption expenses – News-Herald.com

The Ohio House of Representatives recently passed a bill supporters say helps remove financial barriers for families wanting to adopt. According to the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, adoption can cost anywhere from $10,000-$50,000. The bill, dubbed the Family Forward Act, creates the Adoption Linked Deposit Program.

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Foster care adoption granted virtually – WKBW-TV

HAMBURG, NY (WKBW) A Hamburg family is making history.

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Why Covid-19 Can Accelerate Adoption of Cryptocurrencies And Blockchain? – Inc42 Media

More and more savers now turning to the world of decentralized finance Libra 2.0, to focus significant attention on India Next-generation central bank digital currencies will be launched in countries like China Prior to Covid-19 the world was already facing a record level of global debt and concerns that this could lead to the next global financial crisis. This unprecedented debt burden is now further ballooning as governments and central banks race to support economies reeling from a massive pandemic-driven plunge in demand and forecasted Great Depression-levels of unemployment. While governments and central banks understandably work to do whatever it takes to soften the pandemics economic blow, concern over the unprecedented monetary and fiscal response to Covid-19 is already driving more people to seek financial shelter in traditional hard assets such as gold, and cryptocurrencies like bitcoin.

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Adoption of two new cats proves to be an adventure | News, Sports, Jobs – Lewistown Sentinel

Last December, when it was time for our 12-year-old long-haired calico, Kabuki, to leave the known world, we lived feline-free for a month or so before it was time to go shopping at the Humane Society, which had yet to be upgraded to its current state of the art facility.

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Best Friends to hold virtual free cat adoptions this weekend – ABC 4

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 News) Best Friends in Utah is offering to waive all adoption fees on all cats four months and older this Saturday and Sunday during theirvirtual cat adoption event. Best Friends said they will feature many of the amazing cats they have available for adoption and will honor waived adoption fees on all applications or inquiries received between May 16-17

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Adopting a Pet From a Shelter in California: What You Need to Know – The New York Times

Good morning. (Heres the sign-up, if you dont already get California Today delivered to your inbox.) When the states shelter-in-place order went into effect in early March, animal welfare workers continued their lifesaving work using protocols laid out by experts to limit the spread of the coronavirus. To clear space in kennels, they called on volunteers to foster animals

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Cross Announces House Passage of Legislation Assisting Families with Adoption Expenses WKTN- A division of Home Town Media – WKTN Radio

COLUMBUS State Rep. Jon Cross (R-Kenton) joined House colleagues today in unanimously passing House Bill 405, legislation that creates the Adoption Linked Deposit Program to help remove financial barriers for families wanting to adopt. COVID-19 has created economic uncertainty for family budgets, said Cross.

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Special adoption ceremony held over Zoom for Orlando couple, baby – WESH 2 Orlando

Since the coronavirus changed the way many things are done, adoption ceremonies have been held on Zoom.

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Gwinnett Animal Welfare Offers Online Adoption And Foster Application – CBS Atlanta

Atlanta, Ga. (CW69 News at 10pm) PRESS RELEASE: (Lawrenceville, Ga., May 15, 2020) After closing to the public in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Gwinnett Animal Welfare and Enforcement will now offer online adoption and foster applications at GwinnettAnimalWelfare.com. In compliance with social distancing guidelines and safety recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Animal Control Association, the shelter is offering potential pet parents who have completed the online application a one-hour meet-and-greet appointment with up to three available pets of their choosing.

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Special adoption ceremony held over Zoom for Florida baby home from NICU – WFLA

ORLANDO, Fla. (WESH)Since the coronavirus changed the way many things are done, adoption ceremonies have been held on Zoom. However, the Zoom ceremony for an Orlando couple held on Thursday help an extra special meaning.

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