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DISASTER IN THE PHILIPPINES: Still Waiting For More Aid

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    DEADLY TYPHOON: 10,000 Feared Dead

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    TACLOBAN, Philippines (AP) - The relief effort in the Philippines has barely begun.More >>
    TACLOBAN, Philippines (AP) - The relief effort in the Philippines has barely begun. As many as 10,000 people -- and perhaps more -- are dead as a result of the typhoon that struck on Friday.More >>

TACLOBAN, Philippines (AP) - It's apparently just as tough getting into the hardest hit areas in the Philippines in the wake of the killer typhoon as it is to get out.
    
There are medical supplies, pallets of water and food waiting to be delivered, but of the millions of victims, few have gotten any help yet. And of thousands who mobbed the airport in Tacloban, only a few hundred were able to board outbound planes.
    
Most residents of the hardest hit city of Tacloban  spent the night under pouring rain - either in the ruins of their homes or in the open along roadsides and damaged trees.
 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - The Vanessa Behan Crisis Emergency Nursery has outgrown its space and is looking for a new home. After two failed attempts to purchase property, the nursery is reaching out to the public for help find a new location to serve neglected and abused children, as well as offer several other services for the community.

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    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Rebecca Schoreder spent last week in Washington D.C. speaking with Idaho and other lawmakers across the country about the newly proposed Healthcare Bill. She says she brought her sons medical expenses with her to give them an idea just how much it costs to keep her son, Brady, healthy.

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