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Let it rain traditional country with Hoyt Hughes Special

In early October, this emerging country singer, songwriter and guitarist released "Let It Rain," the lead-off single from his 16-track debut album, 'Cowboy'. Digital Journal spoke to him.

Clearlake man accused of starting latest Northern California fire

Lower Lake - A 40-year-old Northern California man has been accused of starting a destructive wildfire that has burned thousands of acres and destroyed at least 175 homes in a small town on the south tip of Clear Lake.

Florida Georgia Line launches 'Dirt' campaign with Omaze

Country duo Florida Georgia Line released their new single "Dirt" today, and they launched the "Dirt Campaign," along with the fundraising platform Omaze.

Habitat for humanity in Romania 2012 Special

On March 31, 2012, a team of volunteers left Northern Ireland to build homes for the poor in Romania. Three young Romanians received keys to their very own house as a result.

Manny Pacquiao: 'I want to knock out poverty'

Filipino congressman and boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao is all fired up when he takes center stage as Habitat for Humanity Ambassador with business prime mover Fernando Zobel in the lead, to build decent homes for the poor and homeless.

Garth Brooks joins volunteers to help build, repair houses

Birmingham - Country star Garth Brooks was one of hundreds of volunteers who took part in this year's 27th Habitat for Humanity Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Work Project.

Seniors to help make the dream of a home reality in Toronto

Toronto - Antonio and Helen Garcia want the best for their children. Unfortunately home is a high-rise apartment in Toronto where crime and drugs are a way of life.

Habitat for Humanity vows to help 50,000 Haitian families

Habitat for Humanity will be helping 50,000 families in Haiti by providing emergency shelter kits. The agency announced on Tuesday that they have a multi-year plan to help families in Haiti improve their shelter conditions.

Ontario remodelers doing their bit for Habitat for Humanity

Basement Finishing Contractors at Total Basement Finishing of Ontario may be busy with their own work projects but they are taking time out on February 9 to give back to their community.

Habitat for Humanity homeowner faces rare foreclosure

Habitat for Humanity, the global non-profit that seeks to provide homes for those living in poverty, was forced to foreclose on a homeowner last week. It was a rare action for the organization that has built 300,000 homes for 1.5 million people worldwide.

Op-Ed: A Habitat for Humanity Neighbourhood May Be Falling Apart

Eight years ago Jimmy Carter and 10,000 volunteers built Fairway Oaks in Florida. The 17 day building event was organized by Habitat for Humanity. Funded by Hollywood celebs this should have a happy ending. It doesn't for many of those living there.

Prince Edward Island: Little Interest in Habitat for Humanity Houses

It appears that there is little interest in the three homes that Habitat for Humanity was planning to build on Prince Edward island.

A Man Died In San Francisco On April 21, 2008

Crime happens. People remain faceless as they are killed on the big city streets. This is a story about one person who had a face, who had risen above poverty. This is Ken Arthur's story.

Building Futures, One House at a Time

Who would have thought a dream started in 1976 by Millard and Linda Fuller could change the lives of more than 1 million people? Habitat for Humanity has been around for 31 years now with no signs of stopping.

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