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Project Valour-IT Fundraiser — Final Day!

By Doug Powers  •  July 14, 2011 09:00 AM

**Written by Doug Powers It’s the last day of the Project Valour-IT fundraiser, and as I understand it, Team Marine is trailing the Army team by a small margin, but I sense a last-second come-from-behind victory in Team Marine’s future. Since 2005, Project Valour-IT has given out over 6,000 adaptive laptops, but there are currently […]

Project Valour-IT Fundraiser Update

By Doug Powers  •  July 7, 2011 09:38 PM

**Written by Doug Powers On Sunday we helped kick off this year’s Project Valour-IT fundraiser representing Team Marine. We have just about seven days to go in this year’s fundraiser (final day is July 14), and thanks to your generosity we’re really moving the needle. This is a competition among four teams — Army, Navy, […]

It’s Time for the Project Valour-IT Fundraiser!

By Doug Powers  •  July 3, 2011 11:14 AM

**Written by Doug Powers Fourth of July weekend is a great time to kick off this year’s Project Valour-IT fundraiser, and we’re pleased again this year to be representing Team Marine. First, a bit about what this great cause is all about: Project Valour-IT, in memory of SFC William V. Ziegenfuss, helps provide voice-controlled/adaptive laptop […]

Read this now if you are in despair: Andrew Lawton’s message

By Michelle Malkin  •  May 31, 2011 09:25 AM

Andrew Lawton, a Canadian conservative blogger and radio host on whose show I’ve had the pleasure and honor to appear, suffered a life-threatening medical emergency last December. Today, he courageously discloses the full story behind his health scare: He had attempted to take his life through an intentional drug overdose. Family and faith lifted him […]

Missing in D.C.: GWU Campus Outreach director Matt Hill; Update: found alive

By Michelle Malkin  •  May 28, 2011 09:30 AM

I know from our family experience how important spreading the word about a missing person is in the immediate hours and days after a loved one goes missing. In Washington, D.C., 24-year-old Matt Hill — a Campus Outreach director at George Washington University — disappeared on Tuesday. His family and friends are trying to get […]

Devastation in Joplin

By Michelle Malkin  •  May 25, 2011 10:04 AM

Here’s a photo gallery of the terrible aftermath of the storms in Joplin, Missouri. The death toll has passed 125 and the search for the missing continues. Amid the devastation, neighbors, friends, and strangers are pulling together. Jim Hoft has the story of a St. Louis Facebook group organizing 4 truckloads of supplies to Joplin. […]

Storms across the heartland

By Michelle Malkin  •  May 23, 2011 10:31 AM

The Midwest has been devastated by tornadoes over the past week. The death toll is nearing triple-digits — and the danger is far from over. Please keep your fellow Americans in your thoughts and prayers: Rescue workers today searched for victims of fierce storms that ripped through several Midwestern states this weekend, killing at least […]

Tornado victims: How to help; Update: Obama to Alabama

By Michelle Malkin  •  April 28, 2011 12:13 PM

The death toll from the Southern twisters that struck yesterday is nearing 200. Alabama officials have asked President Obama to expedite help: Gov. Robert Bentley requested that President Barrack Obama expedite a catastrophic disaster declaration to assist with recovery efforts across Alabama. Related Links: This morning there were 131 confirmed deaths in 16 state counties […]

Again: Japan hit by 7.4 quake, country on tsunami alert

By Michelle Malkin  •  April 7, 2011 11:02 AM

Terrible news for a country still reeling from the March 11 natural disaster: Japan has been hit with another 7.4 quake. Tokyo rattled for more than minute. The nation is on tsunami alert. Keep up your prayers. They’ll need every last one.

Another quake hits Japan; Update: More aftershocks

By Michelle Malkin  •  March 15, 2011 09:44 AM

Awful: Fresh reports on Twitter this morning about a strong, 6.2-magnitude quake rocking Tokyo and surrounding cities. Toll from the first quake stands at 3,373 dead, 6,746 missing. Radiation levels are soaring after leakage from the damaged Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant. Here’s a round-up of links on how to help. Thomas Lifson, founder of the […]

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