Archive for Adoption



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Which college football team should you adopt for the 2020 season? – Bucky’s 5th Quarter

The 2020 college football season is gone for the Big Ten and PAC 12, which means there will be no Badger football this fall. It still pains me to write this, and it probably will for quite some time. Probably until this spring...hopefully, probably not.

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Adoptions on the rise locally during the pandemic – WKBW-TV

TOWN OF TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WKBW) It's been quite the journey for little Bodhi Keelan.

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Ohio’s adoption website now features profiles of children who are waiting to be adopted – WLWT Cincinnati

Ohio's adoption website now features profiles of children who are waiting to be adopted Updated: 5:34 PM EDT Aug 12, 2020 Ohio's foster care and adoption website now features profiles of children who are waiting to be adopted.The website, which is managed by the Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services, is listing profiles of children, which include a child's first name and age, hobbies, strengths and activities that reflect their personality and interests."Ohio has more than 16,000 children in foster care, and more than 3,000 of them are awaiting safe, loving and permanent homes," said ODJFS Director Kimberly Hall. "All children need and deserve forever families, and we hope this addition to our website will help achieve that for more of them."While some children eventually return to their birth parents or relatives, sometimes the court determines returning home may not be the best option for other children, leaving the court to terminate parental rights.

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One of A Kind Pet Rescue to hold Clear the Shelters adoption event Aug. 15 in Akron – cleveland.com

AKRON, Ohio One of A Kind Pet Rescue is hosting a Clear the Shelters adoption event from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m

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Blockchain Adoption Is Critical For The 5G Economy To Thrive – Forbes

Next generation technology tools and applications have the potential to redefine the economy; blockchain will need to play a leading role. NurPhoto via Getty Images There is no shortage of emerging technology applications and tools that are rapidly moving from the realm of science fiction to practical reality.

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Bellingham family grappling with ‘indefinite’ pause on adoption of new son – KING5.com

A Bellingham family said the coronavirus pandemic has paused their adoption process indefinitely, a situation that is happening to hundreds of families across the US BELLINGHAM, Wash. A Bellingham family said the coronavirus pandemic has paused their adoption process indefinitely a situation that one adoption agency explained is happening to hundreds of families across the country. With more cases every day, we just wonder and hope and pray that its going end, Chris Crnich told KING 5 back in February

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Love Of Squirrels Inspires Adoption Brevard, NC – The Transylvania Times

Evelyn Brooks is just a girl who loves squirrels.

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What to Know About Adopting a Dog During the Pandemic – NBC4 Washington

If there's one positive to come out of this pandemic, it's the increase in pet adoptions nationwide. People craving companionship in this isolating time are turning to shelters to find their new best friend

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Coalition Advocates for Adoption of Tuition Payer Bill of Rights… – Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

August 12, 2020 | : A Partners for College Affordability and Public Trust (Partners) coalition is calling for a Tuition Payer Bill of Rights that would constitute a series of long-overdue consumer protections ensuring that students receive the educational services they paid for. For any other investment the size of college tuition, there are fundamental consumer rights in place to make sure that consumers are fully informed of the cost and benefits of the services for which they are paying, and they have a recourse if these are not delivered, said Partners president James Toscano. The initiative comes after more than 100 class action lawsuits have been filed against academic institutions across the country for breach of services delivered.

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PFCU employees donate to Flint foster care and adoption agency – mlive.com

FLINT, MI Employees at PFCU came together to raise $5,147 for the Ennis Center for Children, a foster care and adoption agency in Flint with more locations throughout Southeast Michigan. Headquartered in Portland, the staff of over 150 employees votes on where to donate to each quarter. PFCU Vice President of Marketing Laura Sorensen presented a check to the foster care and adoption agency Aug.

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Network as a Service Adoption to Accelerate by 38% Within the Next Two Years as Businesses Adapt to COVID-19 – Business Wire

SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Businesses will experience profound changes as employees transition to hybrid work environments following COVID-19, in turn changing the way IT teams procure and consume networking solutions. In response to the pandemic, IT leaders are now investing more in cloud-based and AI-powered networking technologies as business recovery plans take shape. Thats according to a global survey of 2,400 IT decision-makers (ITDMs) commissioned by Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company.

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Love at First Sight: Couple Helps Clear the Shelters by Adopting One-Eyed Cat – NBC San Diego

Our philosophy has always been, Its not about us. Its really about the cat. Not a badphilosophy for John and Neota Bradley

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The Benefits of Adopting a Pre-Approved Plan – Lexology

What is a pre-approved plan? An employer that sponsors a qualified plan (including a 401(k) plan) may choose between adopting an individually designed plan or a pre-approved plan.

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More cats and dogs are going home from local shelters, rescue groups during the pandemic – Green Bay Press Gazette

Buy Photo Timothy and Molly Kinney of Green Bay adopted Cheech from the Wisconsin Humane Society Green Bay Campus at the end of July. Local shelters and rescue groups are seeing an increase in pet adoptions during the pandemic.(Photo: Ebony Cox, Ebony Cox/USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin) GREEN BAY - Animal shelter and rescue groups havent just managed to find new ways to soldier on during the coronavirus pandemic, theyre finding homes for more cats and dogs than they could have hoped. Adoptions are up 30%from a year ago at Happily Ever After Animal Sanctuary

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9 children adopted on back-to-school adoption day in Hamilton County – WLWT Cincinnati

It was a very special day downtown at the Hamilton County Probate Court for nine children on Friday.It was back-to-school adoption day.Judge Ralph Winkler started the program to make sure each child starts the new school year with their new name and forever family."I started this program to help prevent children from getting bullied at school," said Winkler. "We will provide each child with their new name just before the beginning of the new school year.

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Austin-based The Zebra becomes first company in US to cover pet adoption fees for employees – KVUE.com

The Zebra, an insurance comparison site based in Austin, is also offering a "pawternity" leave to help employees get acquainted with their new pets. AUSTIN, Texas An Austin-based company is giving its employees another benefit: covering pet adoption fees.

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How to Achieve End User Adoption for Remote and Hybrid Work Technology – TechDecisions

If your organization was able to shift to a remote or hybrid work model due to the coronavirus, theres a very good chance that you quickly deployed new technology or scaled up existing tools. Theres also a good chance that some of these technologies like unified communications, team collaboration apps, videoconferencing and more are new to employees. That means your organization has to provide training to ensure end user adoption to maximize the benefit of these new tools

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SME and Plataine Industrial IoT Study Reveals 3x Increase in Industry 4.0 Adoption – PRNewswire

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Aug. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --A recent "Trends in Global Manufacturing" survey has revealed three times the level of Industrial IoT adoption than just two years ago. The survey, jointly conducted by SME, the professional association committed to advancing manufacturing professionals, academia and communities, and Plataine, a leading provider of Industrial IoT and AI-based optimization solutions, was conducted before the COVID-driven shutdown in the spring of 2020, and indicates significant progress toward widespread implementation of digital manufacturing.

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Alithya Helps Adoption-Share Fast-Track Child Adoption and Foster Placement Using the Microsoft Power Platform – PRNewswire

Digital Engagement Project Reduces AdoptionBarriers to Match Kids and Families Faster ALPHARETTA, Ga., Aug. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -Alithya Group inc. (NASDAQ: ALYA) (TSX: ALYA) ("Alithya") proudly partnered with Adoption-Share, a US-based non-profit organization that leverages technology to reduce the barriers to adoption and ultimately increase the number of child placements into qualified, safe, and loving homes

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Homes for hounds: Local adoption group for Greyhounds is hard at work amid an influx of canines – The Spokesman-Review

With Florida outlawing dog racing by years end, a local pet adoption group has taken in an influx of Greyhounds needing new homes. Now, the coronavirus pandemic has hastened some early racetrack closures

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Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing Market: Trisomy Tests to Witness High Adoption During Forecast Period – BioSpace

Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing Market: Introduction Transparency Market Research has published a new report titled Global Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing Market. According to the report, the globalnon-invasive prenatal testing marketwas valued at approximatelyUS$ 1.3 Bnin2018

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Worldwide Smart Greenhouse Industry to 2027 – A Rise in the Adoption of Vertical Farming Presents Opportunities – PRNewswire

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Maxim Integrated’s USB-C Power Delivery Solutions Accelerate Industry Adoption by Cutting Development Time by Three Months and Reducing Solution Size…

MAX77958:While USB-C PD systems are capable of meeting the demands of next-generation portable consumer, industrial and medical electronics, compliance to these USB-C specifications requires multiple components and custom firmware that can take several months to develop. The MAX77958 standalone USB-C PD controller saves three months of design, development and testing time with an out-of-the-box USB-C PD 3.0 compliant solution with Fast Role Swap and Dual Role Port (DRP) support. The MAX77958 includes features not typically integrated in traditional USB-C controllers, such as BC1.2 detection and integrated D+/D- switch for legacy USB port support

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A Puppy Rescue in the Carolinas Holds an Adoption Event Amid COVID-19 – CN2 News

FORT MILL, S.C. (CN2 NEWS) This area animal rescue group has found a way to continue pairing animals with new families amid the pandemic.

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Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center reopens for adoptions – FOX 5 DC

Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center is reopening for adoptions The Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center is reopening for adoptions! FOX 5s Mike Thomas visited with more! WASHINGTON (FOX 5 DC) - So many businesses and services have been suffering under the devastating effects of the coronavirus pandemic, but one organization serving Montgomery County is back up and running after putting the cat-tastrophe behind them. The Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center will reopen Thursday and participate in a national clear the shelters event.

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