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Archive: December 08, 2011

KERNERSVILLE, N.C. - Teachers give the gift of learning year 'round, and as a result they are often remembered during the holidays with gifts and notes from students. But sometimes the present goes far beyond a sweet-smelling candle or box of chocolates. Several years ago, Kernersville Elementary t ...Read More

SEATTLE - Attorneys from around the state are meeting in Seattle this week for updates on the hottest legal topics heading into the new year. Some stem from the sweeping changes to the Washington workers compensation system that go into effect Jan. 1. According to Tacoma attorney Kathryn Comfort, ...Read More

PORTLAND, Ore. - The year isn't quite over, but it's looking like another record-breaker for domestic violence shelters in Oregon, with about 50 percent more requests for help than the system can accommodate. It also indicates a public safety system that's out of balance, according to some - includi ...Read More

RICHMOND, Va. - Thousands of children are hospitalized every year and some die, because they take medications not prescribed for them, according to the Food and Drug Administration. With the hustle and bustle of the holidays, it's a good time to keep an extra eye on toddlers and teens. Central Virg ...Read More

DES MOINES, Iowa - Americans throw away 25 percent more trash from Thanksgiving through New Year’s Day than any other time of year, totaling about 25 million tons of extra garbage. It doesn’t have to be that way, says Reo Menning, spokeswoman for Metro Waste Authority. People can do all ...Read More

DALLAS - A new coalition of education, civil-rights and faith-based activists says many Texas schools are behind the curve when it comes to disciplinary policies. Recent studies have shown that a heavy reliance on expulsions and suspensions tends to be counter-productive. Still, most districts leave ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - A new project is capturing and preserving the voices of African-Americans in Ohio. AARP Ohio's "Everyday People, Exceptional Lives" audio program highlights the struggles and successes of more than 20 African Americans of varied ages and experiences. Samuel Gresham Jr., who serve ...Read More

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Medicaid is headed for huge changes, but analysts say that could be good for West Virginia, overall. Starting in 2013, the program will go from covering the very poor to covering large numbers of working families. Renate Pore, health policy director with the West Virginia Cente ...Read More

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