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From Homeless Teen To NBA Draft

Jimmy Butler

June 25, 2011 Bulls’ Butler Goes From Homeless To First Round Pick Chicago Associated Press There was a time when Jimmy Butler didn’t have a home. Considering he now has one in the NBA, he sure has come a long way. Homeless for a while as a teen, Butler’s remarkable story took another turn when […]

Funding Scarce For Training New Hires

President Barack Obama

June 24, 2011 Funding Scarce For Training New Hires John W. Schoen, msnbc.com There’s widespread consensus that millions of jobs go unfilled in the U.S. because employers can’t find skilled workers. But there’s less agreement on where the money will come from to train those jobless workers. Nobody, it seems, wants to pick up the tab. […]

A “Source” Says Rick Perry Is Running

TX Governor Rick Perry

June 24, 2011 A “Source” Says Rick Perry Is Running Robin M., Care2 News So, are we really going to see a Rick Perry presidential run?  Yes, if the Daily Beast and the Wall Street Journal are to be believed.  According to the Daily Beast, who cites the Wall Street Journal, an “an informed Republican source” […]

Hardships of An American Soldier

Hardships of An American Soldier

Hardships of An American Soldier By Marcus Lyman   Publisher: Smashwords Published: June 7, 2011 Category: Non-fiction/Autobiography & Memoirs Words: 59,772 (approximate)   Ebook Description   I went through the US Army Ranger School with a young West Point Lieutenant. We were Ranger Buddies, joined at the hip. He went on to become the Executive […]

Water For The Homeless

Water For The Homeless

June 10, 2011 Water For The Homeless Bill Stamps, kuhf news With temperatures hovering around 100, one local group is reaching out to the homeless with water. Bill Stamps has more. The homeless can walk into a Houston shelter any time and get food, water and even a place to sleep. But when they’re out […]

Homeless Man Full of Hope

Homeless Man Full of Hope

June 17, 2011 Homeless Man Full of Hope Bill Stamps, kuhf news If you ran into Quinton Smith during one of the Star of Hope Chapel services, you’d probably think he was a minister. At 33-years old, Smith is younger than most of the other homeless men and doesn’t have the rough scars that come […]

Homeless Houston

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