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One-Eared Pooch Named Van Gogh Lives Up To His Name

Jaclyn Gartner, the founder of Happily Furever After Rescue in Connecticut, was scrolling through photos of shelter pups last summer. A seven-year-old dog named Van Gogh caught her eye. The former stray pooch had been used as bait in a dog fighting ring. His left ear was so damaged that it had to be surgically removed....

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One-Eared Pooch Named Van Gogh Lives Up To His Name

California Begins Long, Expensive Storm Recovery

The series of winter storms that have battered California since late December finally began to wind down on January 17, 2023. The historic levels of rain and snow have caused rivers to overflow and flooded roads and homes. Thousands of people were forced to evacuate. Millions lost power at some point during the three-week-long deluge of rain. At least 20 people have died in connection with the storms....

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California Begins Long, Expensive Storm Recovery

Lunar New Year 2023 — Leap Into The Year Of The Rabbit!

On January 22, 2023, over 1.6 billion people of Asian descent worldwide will celebrate the first day of the Chinese New Year, also called Lunar New Year. In China, the festivities last for two weeks and include many fun customs and traditions. Millions of city dwellers head home to spend the important festival with friends and family. The spring travel rush, or Chunyun, results in the world’s largest seasonal human migration....

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Lunar New Year 2023 — Leap Into The Year Of The Rabbit!