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TRAVEL
December 28, 2003
Thank you for getting the word out about identity theft ["With Identity Theft on the Rise, Protect Yourself on the Road," Nov. 30]. Each year we write several reports on Social Security number misuse and have testified several times before Congress on the importance of protecting individuals' identity and homeland security. Our website is www.ssa.gov/oig. Paul Wood Assistant Inspector General for Communications Office of Inspector General Social Security Administration Baltimore, Md.
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SPORTS
July 13, 1991
A team of former Orange County high school soccer standouts will play for its second consecutive U.S. Soccer Federation men's 30-and-over national championship today at Orange Coast College. The Newport Beach Dirty Dozen, featuring former standouts from Newport Harbor, Edison and Irvine High, will play the Baltimore (Md.) La Dolce Vita at noon. The match is open to the public. Admission is free.
HEALTH
April 27, 1998 | THE WASHINGTON POST
The Vegetarian Resource Group surveyed more than 70 fast-food and family restaurant chains to find out which items they served were truly vegetarian. For the 24-page summary, send $4 to: Guide to Fast Food, the Vegetarian Resource Group, P.O. Box 1463, Baltimore, MD 21203. Call (410) 366-VEGE. An excerpt of the guide can also be found at the group's Web site, http://www.vrg.org.
HEALTH
August 20, 2001
For more information on pain management at the end of life and for referrals to specialists in your area, contact: * American Academy of Pain Medicine: 4700 W. Lake Ave., Glenview, IL 60025, (847) 375-4731 or http://www.painmed.org. * American Pain Society: 4700 W. Lake Ave., Glenview, IL 60025, (847) 375-4715 or http://www.ampainsoc.org * American Pain Foundation: 111 S. Calvert St., Suite 2700, Baltimore, MD 21202, (888) 615-7246 or http://www.painfoundation.org. * Last Acts: 1620 Eye St., N.
NEWS
January 26, 1991
A partial list of those accepting cash donations to help aid civilian victims of the Gulf War. For more information about any of these groups, contact InterAction, 202-822-8429. CARE: 660 First Ave., New York, N.Y. 10016. Catholic Relief Services: Box 1720, Baltimore, Md. 21297. Attention: Persian Gulf Fund. Christian Children's Fund: 203 East Cary St., Richmond, Va., 23261. Church World Service: 475 Riverside Dr., New York, N.Y. 10115.
NEWS
December 23, 1999 | Associated Press
These aid agencies are accepting contributions for assistance to victims of the flooding in Venezuela: American Jewish World Service Venezuela Flood Relief 989 Avenue of the Americas 10th Floor New York, NY 10018 (800) 889-7146 http://www.ajws.org American Red Cross P.O. Box 37243 Washington, D.C. 20013 (800) 435-7669 Spanish: (800) 257-7575 http://www.redcross.org Brother's Brother Foundation Venezuela 1501 Reedsdale St. Suite 3005 Pittsburgh, PA 15233-2341 (412) 321-3160 http://www.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 22, 2003 | From Times Wire Reports
Religious relief and aid organizations warned this week that Ethiopia is again on the brink of famine, and called for greater funding for and attention to the African country and its neighbors. "More people are affected by this food shortage than in 1984, when 1 million lives were lost," said Ken Hackett, executive director of Catholic Relief Services, based in Baltimore, who appeared at a news conference Tuesday with executives of Lutheran World Relief and Africare.
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