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Seattle – Just in time for Super Bowl XLIX, PETA’s “Lettuce Ladies” are coming to downtown Seattle, where they’ll wear little more than strategically placed lettuce leaves as they distribute delicious free meatless vegan “wings” to passersby. PETA—whose motto reads, in part, that “animals are not ours to eat”—hopes Super Bowl viewers will consider the more than 300 million chickens who will be slaughtered for just this one game, and choose vegan fare.
UBC Law alumnus Peter A. Allard, Q.C., has donated $30 million to UBC’s Faculty of Law, the largest gift ever to a Canadian law school. In recognition of his gift, which will enable the faculty to build on its reputation for championing human rights and social justice, the university will rename the law school the Peter A. Allard School of Law.
Part of some $357,000 awarded to groups around the state NEW ORLEANS – Eight local nonprofit organizations were awarded $91,000 in grants by the Entergy Charitable Foundation to boost education, expand environmental programs, support economic development and help create poverty solutions in areas around the city. As part of some $357,000 awarded to groups across the state, the grants bring the total awarded to nonprofits by Entergy shareholders in 2014 to more than $15 million, including $2.6 million from the Entergy Charitable Foundation.
WASHINGTON – Following the State of the Union Address on Tuesday, January 20st in which President Obama highlighted the surge in U.S. manufacturing and the strong growth in the auto industry, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz today announced more than $55 million to develop and deploy cutting-edge vehicle technologies that strengthen the clean energy economy.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) today released a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) of up to $51 million for the 2015 grant competition of the Social Innovation Fund (SIF).
Irving, TX – January 21, 2015 – Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXST) (the “Company”) announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.