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"Patrons can pay $5 for a shepherd's pie that we will in turn then deliver to local homeless shelters," says Family Wash Owner Jamie Rubin.
The pies will be going from there to the Room in the Inn downtown, and the staff couldn't be happier.
"They're touched," says Room in the Inn's Karen Stevens. "Especially in this season of giving and they definitely want to make a difference."
The Center has been helping homeless Nashvillians for 27 years, and offers a number of services to some 250 men and women every day. They'd like to increase the number of people they can get off the streets and into their building, and Stevens says the pie drive is a great way to do it. Rubin says even after just one day, they're well on their way to reaching their goal of 100 donations in the first week. He hopes the pie drive will keep growing, so his most famous dish can warm the less fortunate in the coldest of months. Rubin says he expects to start delivering pies to homeless shelters as early as next week. You can find out more information about the pie drive and the restaurant on our website. Just go to Fox17.com and click on FOX LINKS.
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Ky. veteran killed in Afghanistan blast
May 17, 2013 23:53 GMT
FORT THOMAS, Ky. (AP) -- A Kentucky veteran who was working as a civilian contractor in Afghanistan has died in an explosion in Kabul that killed at least 15 people including six Americans.
The father of 26-year-old Michael Robert Bradford of Fort Thomas said his son was smart, good in different sports and about to become a father.
Gary "Moose" Bradford, also of Fort Thomas, told The Kentucky Enquirer (http://bit.ly/12i0nVO ) he found about his son's death from Michael Bradford's wife, Sasha, on Thursday afternoon. He said he was in total disbelief.
The couple's first child is due in a few weeks.
Two American soldiers were killed along with four American civilian contractors with DynCorp International, based in Falls Church, Va.
Other survivors include his mother, Linda Bradford of Johnson City, Tenn.
Information from: The Kentucky Enquirer, http://www.nky.com
Gauge of US economy's future health up in April
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A measure of the U.S. economy's future health rose in solidly in April, buoyed by a sharp rise in applications to build new homes and apartments.
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IN THE NEWS: LABOR GROUP SAYS CONDITIONS AT APPLE PLANTS IMPROVING
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A labor group Apple joined to assess working conditions at three manufacturing plants in China, where its products are made, says conditions are getting better.
ON THIN ICE?
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- He was already on thin ice with the law when he failed to meet the conditions of his probation.