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NAPERVILLE, Ill., Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Salvation Army and Nicor Gas are partnering to provide emergency assistance and homelessness prevention through Shield of Caring, a new program that will help individuals and families to pay their natural gas utility bills and meet other basic needs now and well into the future.

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CHICAGO, Oct. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Famous Amos, in partnership with the National Black Chamber of Commerce (NBCC), announces the launch of its Ingredients for Success Initiative, a grant and mentorship program that aims to provide the necessary tools and resources to help Black business owners succeed.

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NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Oct. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science researcher William Frost, PhD, director of the Stanson Toshok Center for Brain Function and Repair within the university's Brain Science Institute, has been awarded a $1.95 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study how the brain develops and sustains focus when responding to novel stimuli.

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CHICAGO, Oct. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- At a time when lung health is more important than ever, the American Lung Association announced today that it has increased its research funding to award $12.6 million for more than 100 research grants. The funded projects address a wide range of lung health topics, including COVID-19 in children, the public health impacts of e-cigarette policy and lung cancer in never smokers.

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As legislators calculate the right balance on how much to spend on infrastructure and clean energy, they should take stock of both the environmental and the economic gains that everyday Americans earn through the transformation to an efficient, clean energy economy. And make no mistake: That the transition is underway, built up from many small projects and successes. Congress can maintain ...

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In “Pretty Smart,” it’s OK to act a little dumb sometimes. The new Netflix sitcom, which premiered last week, is out to prove that life is not all about book learning. It follows Chelsea, a former professor’s assistant who’s trying to figure out what she wants. Chelsea, played by Emily Osment, arrives in Los Angeles to stay with her sister, Claire (Olivia Macklin), for a few days before her ...

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CHICAGO and BOSTON, Oct. 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Grubhub, a leading global online food delivery marketplace, and The Greg Hill Foundation's Restaurant Strong Fund, announced they will be giving $4 million in grants to support restaurants across the country that have been working hard to survive the pandemic. Ranging from $5,000 to $50,000, the grants are part of the Restaurant Strong Fund's All Day campaign and will help restaurant owners fund indoor and outdoor dining improvements, equipment and technology maintenance and upgrades, marketing and promotion efforts, staff hiring and training, Covid-19 compliance, and infrastructure improvements. This is the third restaurant support program Grubhub and The Greg Hill Foundation have partnered together for in the last year.