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Salt trucks, plows prepare for snow in Cherry Hill


The road crews in Camden County spent Wednesday getting ready ...
They can hope this will be winter's last hurrah, but they're not counting on it. "My grandfather was from Arkansas and he used to say winter is never over till May. I'm starting to believe ...

13 Secrets to Living Longer From the World’s Oldest People


Her signature dish is hog’s head cheese (pigs’ ears and feet in a jelly stock) • “Kindness,” the oldest American, Gertrude Weaver of Camden, Arkansas, revealed to TIME shortly after her 116th birthday. • At 111 years old, Bernando LaPallo of ...

Phillip Ittel


Phillip is formerly of Panama City, Fl., Homerville and Madison, Ga., Pas cagoula, Miss., Pine Bluff and Camden, Arkansas. He was employed with the former Warren Veneer and Panel Company, Allegheny National Forest and the National Forest in Coeur D Alene ...

22nd Annual Camden Daffodil Festival in Downtown Camden


Camden, AR 71701 Description: Celebrate Spring at one of South Arkansas's largest and most beautiful events. Join thousands from all around the region and nation at this unforgettable weekend. Enjoy the weekend festivities, including the annual 5k run ...

Obituary for Samuel Boswell


Samuel Luther Boswell the son of Joel Henley Boswell and Dorothy Purifoy Boswell was born in Camden, Arkansas on March 12, 1941 and passed away in Little Rock, Arkansas on February 21, 2015 at the age of 73 years. He was preceded in death by his parents ...

Raytheon contracts to build 114 Tomahawk cruise missiles


Thirty-two percent of the work will be performed in Tucson, with the East Camden, Arkansas facility receiving 11 percent. The remainder of the work will take place at 16 other Raytheon installations, and other facilities. The Defense Department said work ...

Arkansas schools close ahead of more wintry weather


Southern Arkansas University is also closed. A winter storm that blew in overnight could drop up to 3-5 inches of snow near Camden and Monticello. Meteorologists say there will be a sharp cutoff between locations receiving significant snow and areas that ...

Passenger killed when car overturns in Ouachita County


Mitchell of Camden drove the 2005 Mustang north on U.S. 79 near County Road 5 southwest of Camden, Arkansas State Police said. According to a report, the Mustang spun out of control, overturning, traveling about 100 feet and hitting a tree. Mitchell was ...

Charles "Chuck" E. Vance, Jr.


Charles "Chuck" E. Vance, Jr., 72 of Camden, AR passed away Wednesday, February 18, 2015. He was born September 29, 1942 to Charles E. Sr. and Lula Mae Padon Vance in Aurora, CO. He was an avid hunter and a very avid Razorback fan (Go Hogs). Besides his ...

Skepta & Kanye West Shut Down Koko in Camden After Hitting The Studio Together [Video]


While many thought that Kanye West's recent fascination with the Grime scene was a publicity driven move Yeezy has proved the doubters wrong with the Producer and Rapper taking to the studio with one …

Events for the women's visit being planned all over the place...
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Progress Wrestling @ Electric Ballroom in Camden


Progress Wrestling has been stoping by Electric Ballroom with amazing shows for a while now! This was the first time I watched a wrestling battle, and I have to say I Loved It!!! This.Is.Progress wa…

Dotmaster in Camden


Dotmaster snapped in Camden by Mitch Hicks

Police Searching For Cop Impersonator In Camden


By Tim Jimenez CAMDEN, N.J. (CBS) — Police are searching for a man accused of impersonating a police officer inside a Camden, New Jersey convenience store. Camden County police say the incident that…

Almost time for our Pop up shop in Camden, 2nd to the 8th March!...


Almost time for our Pop up shop in Camden, 2nd to the 8th March! Are you going to be there, Bellallure, Camden Road #camden #cafe #popupshop #fashion #clothing #sustainableclothing #newin #ss15 #new…

Crews Battle Apartment Fire In Camden


CAMDEN, NJ (CBS) – Firefighters battled an apartment fire in Camden’s Cramer Hill neighborhood Thursday afternoon. Chopper 3 was over the 1200 block of State Street. Flames damaged at least two unit…

An Air-brushed State of the City Address in Camden


Cross-posted from the Local Knowledge Blog. "Air-brushing" Camden - DAMN - that's the perfect phrase. Thanks, Stephen, for this post about what the Christie administration and official and corporate C…

Here’s A Video Of Gnarwolves Playing On A Barge In Camden Over The Weekend


Image VIA We don’t feature many punk rock bands on Sick Chirpse but we’ve been behind the Gnarwolves boys since day one, printing one of their first ever interviews and then actually streaming their …

Dozens Of Homes Temporarily Evacuated Following Massive Tanker Truck Fire In Camden County


By Cleve Bryan PENNSAUKEN, N.J. (CBS) – Families from 30 Pennsauken homes were temporarily evacuated Monday as a tanker truck fire sent burning fuel spilling toward several houses and thick black smo…




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People help people. Gods do not help people

HealthDay news image Organ transplants have saved more than two million years of life in the United States over a period of 25 years, new research shows.But fewer than half the people who needed a transplant in this period they received, according to a report in the online edition of the January 28 issue of the journalSurgery JAMA ."The critical shortage of donors continues to affect this field. Just 47.9 percent of patients on the waiting list during the 25 years of the study underwent a transplant. The need is increasing, and therefore the Organ donation should increase, "wrote Dr. Abbas Rana, Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, and colleagues. The researchers analyzed the medical records of more than 530,000 people receiving organ transplants between 1987 and 2012, and nearly 580,000 people who signed up for the waiting list but never received a transplant. In that period, transplants saved 2.2 million life years, with an average of just over four years saved for each person who received a transplant from a living body, the study authors noted in a news release from the journal . The number of years saved by type of organ transplant life were: kidney, 1.3 million years; liver, more than 460,000; heart, almost 270,000; lung, about 65,000: pancreas and kidney, nearly 80,000; pancreas, just under 15,000, and intestines, around 4,500. One expert noted the relevance of the findings. "This study highlights the importance of organ donation, and shows that solid organ transplants save lives. One organ donor can have an impact on up to 50 lives," said Dr. Kareem Abu-Elmagd, director of the Center for transplant at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio. "The field of transplantation continues to seek ways to save more lives," said Abu-Elmagd. "For example, the program of ex vivo perfusion of organs of the Cleveland Clinic has been studying perfusion technology to better preserve organs donated." Powered by infusion, a machine pumps oxygen and nutrients to the donated enriched to prevent damage or deterioration of the body prior to transplant into a patient waiting, according to the Cleveland Clinic organ solution. Baylor researchers suggested a direct solution. "We call for greater support of transplantation and solid organ donation, valuable efforts have an impressive record of achievements and tremendous potential to do even more good for humanity in the future," concluded the authors. HealthDay, translated by HispaniCare

SOURCES: Kareem Abu-Elmagd, MD, Ph.D., director, Cleveland Clinic´s Transplant Center, Ohio; JAMA Surgery , news release, Jan. 28, 2015

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CAMDEN ARKANSAS: part-time employment while you are enrolled in school

Federal Work-Study provides part-time jobs for undergraduate and graduate students with financial need, allowing them to earn money to help pay education expenses. The program encourages community service work and work related to the student’s course of study.

Here’s a quick overview of Federal Work-Study:

  • It provides part-time employment while you are enrolled in school.
  • It’s available to undergraduate, graduate, and professional students with financial need.
  • It’s available to full-time or part-time students.
  • It’s administered by schools participating in the Federal Work-Study Program. Check with your school´s financial aid office to find out if your school participates.

What kinds of jobs are there?
Are jobs on campus or off campus?
How much can I earn?
How will I be paid?
Can I work as many hours as I want?


What kinds of jobs are there?

The Federal Work-Study Program emphasizes employment in civic education and work related to your course of study, whenever possible.

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Are jobs on campus or off campus?

Both. If you work on campus, you’ll usually work for your school. If you work off campus, your employer will usually be a private nonprofit organization or a public agency, and the work performed must be in the public interest.

Some schools might have agreements with private for-profit employers for work-study jobs. These jobs must be relevant to your course of study (to the maximum extent possible). If you attend a proprietary school (i.e., a for-profit institution), there may be further restrictions on the types of jobs you can be assigned.

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If you’re interested in getting a Federal Work-Study job while you’re enrolled in college or career school, make sure you apply for aid early. Schools that participate in the Federal Work-Study Program award funds on a first come, first served basis.


How much can I earn?

You’ll earn at least the current federal minimum wage. However, you may earn more depending on the type of work you do and the skills required for the position.

Your total work-study award depends on:

  • when you apply,
  • your level of financial need, and
  • your school’s funding level.

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How will I be paid?

How you’re paid depends partly on whether you’re an undergraduate or graduate student.

  • If you are an undergraduate student, you´re paid by the hour.
  • If you are a graduate or professional student, you´re paid by the hour or by salary, depending on the work you do.
  • Your school must pay you at least once a month.
  • Your school must pay you directly unless you request that the school
    • send your payments directly to your bank account or
    • use the money to pay for your education-related institutional charges such as tuition, fees, and room and board.

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Can I work as many hours as I want?

No. The amount you earn can’t exceed your total Federal Work-Study award. When assigning work hours, your employer or your school’s financial aid office will consider your class schedule and your academic progress.

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There are more opportunities than ever for those receiving benefits from Social Security Disability Insurance [Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI)] and SSI [Supplemental Security Income (SSI)] to learn job skills and find permanent employment in CAMDEN ARKANSAS.

If you are looking for work, or are new to the workforce, familiarize yourself with the Americans with Disabilities Act [Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)] of 1990 , a federal civil rights law designed to prevent discrimination and enable people with disabilities to participate fully in all aspects of society.

A fundamental principle of the ADA is that people with disabilities who want to work and are qualified to do so should have equal employment opportunities.

This booklet answers questions you may have about your employment rights under the ADA.

How do I know if I am protected by the ADA?

To be protected, you must be a qualified individual with a disability. This means you must have a disability as defined by the ADA. Under the ADA, you have a disability if he has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits a major life activity such as hearing, seeing, speaking, thinking, walking, breathing, or performing manual tasks. You must also be able to perform the job for which you want to be hired, or for which you have been hired, with or without reasonable accommodation.

What are my rights under the ADA?

The ADA protects you from discrimination in all employment practices, including: job application procedures, hiring, firing, training, pay, promotions, benefits and licenses. You are also right not to be harassed because of your disability and your employer can not fire or discipline you for asserting your rights under the ADA. More importantly, you have the right to request reasonable for the hiring process and employment functional adaptations.

What is a "reasonable accommodation"?

A reasonable accommodation is any modification or adjustment to a job, work environment or how they usually do things that would allow you to apply for a job, work, or enjoy equal access to the benefits available to others in the workplace. There are many things that can help people with disabilities work successfully. Some of the most common types of accommodations are:

  • physical changes, such as installing a ramp or modifying the workspace or services;
  • sign language interpreters for the deaf or blind readers;
  • provide a quiet space or other changes to reduce noise distractions for someone with mental disabilities;
  • training and written materials in accessible formats such as Braille or audio cassette or computer discs;
  • TTY for deaf can use the telephone, and computer hardware and software to facilitate computer access for people with visual impairments or who have difficulty using their hands; and
  • licenses disability who needs treatment.

    What should I do if I think I need a reasonable accommodation?

    If you think you need a reasonable accommodation for the job application process or at work, you must apply. You may request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the job application, or any time before or after starting work. How do I request a reasonable accommodation? Just let your employer who needs an adjustment or change because of their disability. Needless to complete special forms or use technical language to do so. For example, if you use a wheelchair and it does not fit under your desk, you should talk to your supervisor. This is a request for a reasonable accommodation. A doctor´s note requesting disability leave or saying that you can work with certain restrictions is also a request for reasonable accommodation. What happens after making a request for a reasonable accommodation? Once you have made the request for reasonable accommodation, the employer must discuss the options available to you. If you have a disability that is not obvious, the employer may require documentation that demonstrates and explains why you need a reasonable accommodation. You and your employer must work together to determine an appropriate accommodation.

    For more information on labor support, contact the Social Security Administration [Social Security Administration] to:

    1-800-772-1213 (voice)

    1-800-325-0778 (TTY) www.ssa.gov/work [2]










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