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Kohl's department stores
donated more than $17,000 to Children's Hospital of New Orleans to benefit the hospital's Parenting Center and the Kohl's Happiest Baby on the Block classes, which teach parents of newborns calming techniques to prevent colic, child abuse, post-partum depression and SIDS. Call (504) 896-9591 for class information. Since 2011, Kohl's has donated more than $60,000 to Children's Hospital.

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Cathy Green-Miner,
mental health counselor at St. Mary's Academy, was given the Award for a Humane and Caring Person by the Louisiana Counseling Association (LCA). Green-Miner has been part of the school's staff since 2003, and as mental health counselor, she has led individual and group counseling, peer mediation and parent educational sessions.

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The Exchange Club of West St. Tammany
raised $65,000 for child abuse prevention organizations at the club's fourth annual Ultimate Tailgate Party. The club donated $39,000 to the Boys & Girls Club of Covington, $13,000 to Safe Harbor and another $13,000 to the Louisiana Coalition Against Human Trafficking.

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Rush Limbaugh,
on the conservative talk show host's Premier Networks show The Rush Limbaugh Show Oct. 31, called U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu "cute little baby fat." The nickname came during a segment on "post-racial America." On Oct. 30, Landrieu said the South "has not always been the friendliest place for African-Americans."


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