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A sixth grade teacher at Brantley Elementary School in Dallas County is now on paid administrative leave after students were instructed to re-enact the August 9th shooting death of Michael Brown in class.More >>
The internal investigation is complete of a sixth grade Dallas County teacher who was placed on paid administrative leave after students in her 6th grade class were instructed to re-enact the August 9th shooting death of Michael Brown in class.More >>
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It's been a quieter night in Ferguson, Missouri. Some demonstrators returned to the streets Wednesday evening to protest the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white officer, but in diminished numbers.More >>
Gov. Jay Nixon on Thursday ordered the Missouri National Guard to begin withdrawing from Ferguson, where nightly scenes of unrest have erupted since a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old nearly...More >>
CHANDLER, AZ (CBS5) -
Every night, Karen and Jeff Robinson pick up leftovers from local bakeries and act as a human bridge between the supply and demand, delivering the goods to shelters across the valley.
"I was surprised of the need, but I was surprised even more by how much good food is going to waste by being thrown out by these stores," Karen said.
Inside their Chandler garage, Karen was packing up enough cookies and muffins to feed an army.
Or, to be more specific, a shelter full of veterans who had anything but a sweet homecoming.
"Just like in the military, we like when we go to chow hall and there's just a little extra to eat, we love it," said Darryl Vincent of U.S. Vets Phoenix.
"Sometimes it's the food, sometimes it's that someone took time of their day to give something to me, that no one else did today."
The Robinson's might visit a half dozen shelters like this before noon.
It's a routine that they have kept up for three years.
"We have put close to 80,000 miles on our car doing this," Karen said.
"I think it's incredible what they put together on their own," said Martin Skalon, a friend of the Robinson's who also helps pick up the pastries two nights a week.
Skalon nominated Karen and Jeff for CBS 5's Pay It Forward program, so we put in a little dough of our own and surprised them with the $500 reward.
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