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TenCate Protective Fabrics Announces Adoption Of TenCate Tecasafe Plus By Carhartt

TenCate Protective Fabrics North America announces the adoption of TenCate Tecasafe Plus by Carhartt. The Carhartt Company has long been noted as a premium worldwide brand with a history of developing rugged apparel for workers both on the job and off.

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China adoption diary: Madeleine becomes a US citizen in minutes

Part 13 China adoption diary: Her parents raise their right hands, take an oath for her and Madeliene becomes a US citizen. Now thoughts can turn realistically homeward

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Adoption crisis continues at area pet shelters

by REBECCA LOPEZ WFAA Posted on July 14, 2012 at 6:50 PM Updated today at 7:54 PM LAKE WORTH Overcrowding at the Fort Worth Animal Shelter has one woman taking matters into her own hands. Earlier this week, we told you how the shelter nearly had to euthanize pets because it was at capacity

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China adoption diary: East-West diplomacy, and family normalizing

Part 11 China adoption diary: Goldfish for a tantrum, passing medical muster, and a needed laundering add up to a good family day of East-West diplomacy. Guangzhou, The Garden Hotel, June 25 Part 11 of Gretchen Belsiesaccount of her tripwith husbandLaurentand their first adopted Chinese daughter 10-year-old Grace as they head to meet and bring home 7-year-old Madeleine Bao Yi. Subscribe Today to the Monitor Click Here for your FREE 30 DAYS of The Christian Science Monitor Weekly Digital Edition Today was the day we all returned to the medical clinic to have our childrens tuberculosis injections checked after the required 48-hour waiting period.

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China adoption diary: A document goes missing; stanch the panic!

Part 10 China adoption diary: After waking up with a dog pile of kids in her bed, Mom sets out to finalize paperwork and ... discovers something missing. Guangzhou, The Garden Hotel, June 24 Part 10 of Gretchen Belsiesaccount of her trip with husbandLaurentand their first adopted Chinese daughter 10-year-old Grace as they head to meet and bring home 7-year-old Madeleine Bao Yi

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Adoption: Russian official focuses on ranch for troubled adoptees

Ranch for Kids owner denies claims of mistreatment and says she is concerned that the recent US-Russian adoption treaty may help Russian officials establish lawsuits against adoptive parents.

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Adoption: Minnesota reflects trend in plummeting adoption rates

Tighter international regulations have caused the number of intercountry adoptions to drop in recent years, forcing agencies in Minnesota, the leading state for overseas adoptions, to scale back services and making families wait longer.

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Adoption: US-Russian pact met with caution, hope

Adoption of Russian children by Americans may become simpler after Russia ratified an adoption pact on Tuesday, but some parents in the process are less optimistic. When they adopted their son from a Russian orphanage in 2007, veterinarian Dan Genatiempo and his wife, Nancy, endured a year filled with red tape, tens of thousands of dollars in travel costs and months of anxious waiting. Subscribe Today to the Monitor Click Here for your FREE 30 DAYS of The Christian Science Monitor Weekly Digital Edition The suburban Indianapolis couple recently began the process of adopting a Russian sister for their now 6-year-old son, Max.

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Lucas County Dogs for Adoption: 7-11

Home News Dogs for Adoption Loading Published: 7/11/2012 These dogs are newly available for adoption at the Lucas County Dog Wardens Office, 410 South Erie St., Toledo. Listed are the name, breed, sex, and impound number. For information, call 419-213- 2800

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Intercountry adoption: Russian parliament ratifies Russia-US pact

The Russian parliament ratified an adoption law aimed at regulation the adoption of Russian children by Americans a year after the agreement was reached with the US. Russia'sparliament on Tuesday ratified a long-awaited agreement with the United States regulating the adoption of Russian children by Americans. Subscribe Today to the Monitor Click Here for your FREE 30 DAYS of The Christian Science Monitor Weekly Digital Edition The ratification by a 244-96-2 vote in the State Duma came a year after the two countries worked out the pact.

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Russian parliament ratifies Russia-US adoption agreement

MOSCOW Russia's parliament on Tuesday ratified a long-awaited agreement with the United States regulating the adoption of Russian children by Americans. The ratification by a 244-96-2 vote in the State Duma came a year after the two countries worked out the pact. Key questions and answers about the agreement: HOW DID THE AGREEMENT COME ABOUT

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Law & Disorder: Jacksonville woman charged in adoption scam

A Jacksonville woman who agreed to offer her newborn for adoption has been charged with fraud and grand theft after investigators said she was taking money from an adoption agency and a family. Kenyeta Tondorria Murray, 26, then refused to go through with the deals, according to a State Attorney's Office investigation

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Lucas County Dogs for Adoption: 7-10

Home News Dogs for Adoption Loading Published: 7/10/2012 These dogs are newly available for adoption at the Lucas County Dog Wardens Office, 410 South Erie St., Toledo.

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China adoption diary: "Officially ours," Madeleine Bao Yi becomes a Belsie

Part 5 China adoption diary: After questions from Chinese functionaries such as "Why did you choose to adopt?" the Belsie family officially becomes four, with new sister and daughter Madeleine Bao Yi. Guangzhou, Garden Hotel, June 19 Part 5 of Gretchen Belsies account of her trip with husbandLaurent and their first adopted Chinese daughter 10-year-old Grace as they head to meet and bring home 7-year-old Madeleine Bao Yi. Today we made it official: Bao Yi legally became our daughter after a second brief interview this morning back at the Civil Adoption Bureau of Guangdong Province

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Adoption slowdown for Australians

Adelaide-raised Tim Harcourt and his daughter Yun Shi, 8, with wife Jo Bosben. Source: Sunday Mail (SA) THE number of families adopting kids from overseas is at a 10-year low as countries tighten criteria for parents and put fewer kids up for adoption.

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Pet adoption day in Brodheadsville on July 15

Safe Haven Pet Rescue will hold an Adoption Day on Sunday, July 15 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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China adoption diary: The gotcha day "zap." Love at first sight.

Part 4 China adoption diary: Pig-tailed and rhinestoned Madeleine Bao Yi meets the Belsie family her family on gotcha day. It's love at first sight.

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AUSA endorses marriage equality and adoption law reform

AUSA endorses marriage equality and adoption law reform for same sex couples The Auckland University Students Association is proud to endorse marriage equality and adoption law reform for same sex couples. On Monday night, at the Auckland University Students Associations executive meeting, two motions relating to equality for queer students were moved by the newly elected Queer Rights Officer and both motions were passed by the executive. The first which was passed unanimously, was that AUSA officially supports marriage equality and the removal of gender from the 1955 marriage act.

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China law may broaden adoption category

BEIJING, July 6 (UPI) -- Foreign families may be able to adopt orphans or abandoned children not under state care in China, a senior adoption official said.

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China adoption diary: A cackling ride on the stork

Part 3 China adoption diary: Emotion dawns as the reality of a second daughter takes shape on the way to Guangzhou. The adoption agency guide arrives, Grace is dealighted with the trove of hotel sample soaps and shampoos, Mom and Dad get ready for first meeting with Madeleine Bao Yi. Guangzhou, Garden Hotel, June 17 Part 3 of Gretchen Belsies account of her trip with husband Laurent and their first adopted Chinese daughter 10-year-old Grace as they head to meet and bring home 7-year-old Madeleine Bao Yi

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Eastday-Adoption law may broaden category

Foreign families may be able to adopt orphans or abandoned children who are not under State care, a senior adoption official revealed to China Daily in an exclusive interview on Thursday. Children under State care have been eligible for adoption since the early 1980s, said Zhang Shifeng, who heads the China Center for Children's Welfare and Adoption.

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China adoption diary: The Great Wall and pig knuckle pizza itinerary

Part 2 China adoption diary: The Belsies follow the routine intinerary for adopting families. Pizza Hut and the Great Wall help decompress before meeting the new daughter

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China adoption diary: Join the odyssey to adopt Madeleine

International adoptions by Americans have dramatically dropped because of safeguards that make them more difficult to do and longer to accomplish. The Belsie family waited five years for their second adoption in China and Mom Gretchen begins her China adoption diary here in Modern Parenthood

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International adoption becomes more difficult

ST. PAUL Minnesota leads the country in the number of international adoptions per capita, but tighter regulations have caused those numbers to drop sharply in recent years

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China adoption diary: over the pole, the odyssey begins

Part 1 China adoption diary: The Belsie family begins their journey to adopt their second daughter from China with a 12-hour, 7,000-mile flight over the pole and down through Siberia to Beijing. Beijing, Radisson Hotel, June 15 After a five-year wait, Monitor business editor Laurent Belsie and his wife Gretchen are in China to adopt their second daughter, Madeleine, 7. Their precocious steadfast lieutenant Grace, 10 adopted there in 2003 has returned with them

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