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Hopebridge will open two new autism therapy locations for Georgia children

Hopebridge will open two new autism therapy locations for Georgia children

As the prevalence of autism increases and the national focus is placed on early identification and intervention, Hopebridge Autism Therapy Centers is bringing its innovative mix of multidisciplinary services closer to home for Georgia’s children. One of the largest autism therapy providers in the nation and headquartered in Indiana, Hopebridge is bringing more than a decade of knowledge, experience and care to Conyers and Woodstock beginning in August. Georgia children living with autism will receive a wide range of benefits and services at Hopebridge, including: Diagnostic and applied behavior analysis evaluations – Now SchedulingState-of-the-art facilities designed specifically to enhance pediatric therapy for a spectrum of functioning levelsCenters with approximately 20…
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Documents show Trump administration thwarted action on cancer-causing gas

Documents show Trump administration thwarted action on cancer-causing gas

On August 22, 2018, the citizens of Willowbrook, Ill., had just one hour to learn that local EPA officials were investigating high levels of a toxic gas in the neighborhoods near their homes. Then those officials, who were staffers in the EPA’s Region 5 office, got a call from their bosses in D.C. with an order: Take down the webpage on the investigation. When the page was eventually reposted, key parts had been removed, including important context about a facility run by the company Sterigenics that used the chemical ethylene oxide to sterilize disposable medical equipment and other goods. Also…
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Tractor trailer runs into downed power lines, snarling traffic in Conyers

Tractor trailer runs into downed power lines, snarling traffic in Conyers

A dangerous situation in Conyers has caused traffic delays and shut down Highway 138 at Old McDonough Road. The crash happened before dawn on Friday when a single car crashed into a light pole downing some wires. A tractor trailer then ran into the wiress. The driver of the car has been taken to the hospital. The truck driver was trapped, but uninjured, according to the Conyers Police Department. Additional pictures of the crash are below.
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Tanger Outlets launches pink campaign to support breast cancer research

Tanger Outlets launches pink campaign to support breast cancer research

Tanger Outlets has launched its 27th annual Tanger Pink Campaign to support breast cancer research. The outlet centers will offer shoppers savings during the campaign. Tanger has been involved in the fight against breast cancer for the last 27 years and this year is no exception, even amid the pandemic. All proceeds from the campaign will support the Breast Cancer Research Foundation as well as the Piedmont Athens Regional Breast Cancer Program and the Loran Smith Center for Cancer Support. “We are excited to continue working with the Breast Cancer Research Foundation and local organizations this fall,” said Steven B.…
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