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Aug 27, 2014, 13:14 ET
Tom Joyner and Allstate return to Orlando this Labor Day weekend with events and concerts including The Jacksons, Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds, Tank, Syleena Johnson, Michael Baisden, Kandi Burruss, Porsha Williams and more! (PRNewsFoto/Allstate Tom Joyner Family)

The Allstate Tom Joyner Family Reunion Celebrates Labor Day with Star Power

 Tom Joyner, host of the nationally syndicated Tom Joyner Morning Show, along with Allstate Insurance Company, is celebrating family fun...

Aug 27, 2014, 10:30 ET
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ACH Child and Family Services Prepares to Lead Foster Care Redesign Effort in Seven Counties

 As part of a statewide effort to improve the care provided to Texas' most vulnerable citizens, ACH Child and Family Services is preparing to...

Aug 22, 2014, 17:20 ET
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FRC's Tony Perkins Wraps up Visit to Israel as a part of 'Christians in Solidarity with Israel' Trip

Family Research Council President Tony Perkins is wrapping up a visit to Israel this week as a part of the "Christians in Solidarity with Israel"...

Aug 22, 2014, 13:30 ET
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New HHS Mandate Rule Adds Absurd Clerical Layers to Accounting Gimmick, Fails to Respect Hobby Lobby Ruling, Says Family Research Council

Family Research Council (FRC), after reading the fact sheet on the new proposed HHS mandate rule pertaining to non-profit organizations and closely...

Aug 21, 2014, 18:27 ET
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Florida Federal Judge Makes Many Wrong Assumptions in Striking Down State's Marriage Amendment, Says Family Research Council

Today a federal judge in Florida struck down the state's constitutional amendment defining marriage as the union of one man and one woman. The...

Aug 20, 2014, 16:46 ET
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Family Research Council Praises US Supreme Court for Issuing Stay on Virginia Marriage Ruling

Today, the United States Supreme Court issued a stay or hold of the July 2014 decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit in...

Aug 19, 2014, 16:45 ET

Anna Nicole Smith Heirs Will Not Receive Money from Marshall Estate

After losing in the Texas Probate Court, The Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, and the U.S. Supreme Court, attorneys for the late Anna Nicole...

Aug 18, 2014, 09:08 ET
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Westlake Family Dental Care Walks to Fight Against ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease)

What is Lou Gehrig's Disease? It's a progressive neurodegenerative disease that interferes with the nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord. The...

Aug 14, 2014, 12:11 ET
River Parks Authority, a local public trust in Tulsa, today announced a historic partnership with George Kaiser Family Foundation (GKFF) on the future Gathering Place for Tulsa. Under the agreement, GKFF will give ownership of the park to River Parks Authority and will ensure ongoing operation, maintenance and programming for the life of the park, which is expected to open in late 2017. The $350 million gift, combining land, design, construction costs and operating, security, maintenance and programming costs for the lifetime of the park -- the total commitment is being funded by GKFF and numerous corporate and community philanthropists. (PRNewsFoto/George Kaiser Family Foundation)

River Parks, Community Donors and George Kaiser Family Foundation partner on transformational park for Tulsa

 River Parks Authority, a local public trust in the Tulsa community, today announced a historic partnership with George Kaiser Family...

Aug 13, 2014, 12:24 ET
NRG eVgo's Freedom Station fast charger debuts at Nob Hill in Mountain View. (PRNewsFoto/Raley's Family of Fine Stores)

Raley's Supermarkets and NRG eVgo Deliver a First to Bay Area Electric Vehicle Drivers

 NRG eVgo (ee-vee-go) and Raley's Supermarkets are introducing the first electric vehicle (EV) fast charging station at a retail location in...

Aug 11, 2014, 17:56 ET
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Tony Perkins to Travel to Israel on 'Christians in Solidarity with Israel' Trip

Family Research Council President Tony Perkins will travel to Israel August 17-22 as a part of the "Christians in Solidarity with Israel" trip,...

Aug 11, 2014, 17:54 ET
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Steve Mills Joins The Select Family of Staffing Companies As President of the Franchise Division

The Select Family of Staffing Companies ("Select") is pleased to announce the addition of Steve Mills to its senior executive management team....

Aug 08, 2014, 11:17 ET

City of Praise Family Ministries Welcomes Gospel Artist Tye Tribbett

City of Praise Family Ministries announced today that Grammy and Stellar Award-winning Gospel Artist Tye Tribbett will headline this years' annual...

Aug 07, 2014, 16:01 ET

Bright Horizons Family Solutions® Reports Second Quarter of 2014 Financial Results

 Bright Horizons Family Solutions® Inc. (NYSE: BFAM), a leading provider of high-quality child care, early education and other services...

Aug 07, 2014, 08:35 ET

New Program by the National Family Communication Initiative Allows People to Raise Money for Medical Expenses

 This may be the answer for people who cannot find adequate donations for medical or dental procedures, medical equipment, medication needs,...

Aug 07, 2014, 08:26 ET
The swimming pools at Yosemite Pines RV and Family Lodging is popular with guests after they return from a visit to Yosemite National Park or the Gold Rush Towns (PRNewsFoto/Yosemite Pines RV Resort...)

Yosemite Pines RV and Family Lodging Responds to Increased Tourism Demand with Addition of New Cozy Cabins

 Yosemite Pines RV and Family Lodging has become so popular for lodging outside the gates of Yosemite National Park that the resort has added...

Aug 07, 2014, 08:00 ET

Pure Multi-Family REIT LP Announces Release of Second Quarter Financial Results and Conference Call

VANCOUVER, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Pure Multi-Family REIT LP ("Pure Multi") (TSXV: RUF.U, RUF.UN, RUF.DB.U; OTCQX: PMULF) is pleased to...

Aug 07, 2014, 06:44 ET
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Dearborn Dentist Says More Patients Want Dental Implants Instead of Dentures

A National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey administered by the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention found that 25 percent of...

Aug 06, 2014, 07:30 ET

Almost Family Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results

Almost Family, Inc. (Nasdaq: AFAM), a leading regional provider of home health nursing and personal care services, announced today its...

Aug 05, 2014, 16:17 ET

Praise Celebration With Gospel Great Tye Tribbett

The City of Praise Family Ministries will hold its annual Praise in the Park Worship Celebration at Prince George's Stadium, home of the Baysox...