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Archive: January 2, 2007

New Year's dieting isn't just for grown-ups in Montana anymore, due to childhood obesity concerns. Michele Simon with the Center for Informed Food Choices says a weight-loss goal can be tougher for kids than adults. She explains that parents have a hard time helping kids make better food choices be ...Read More

The wallets of working families in several states will be a tad thicker this week. Voters around the country voted to raise the minimum wage for the first time in years. Here in Colorado, workers got a $1.70 bump to $6.85 per hour starting January 1. Bill Vandenberg with the Colorado Progressive C ...Read More

The South Dakota "campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids" says the one dollar per pack cigarette tax increase that became law Monday marks an important day in the health of South Dakotans. Jennifer Stalley with the South Dakota Tobacco-Free Kids Network says the increase means 11,000 children won't begin t ...Read More

As Iowans make decisions about their charitable donations in the New Year, there's a nationwide rating system that can help. Charity Navigator, the nation's leading charity evaluator has released it's rankings of all the charities and non-profits in Iowa, and it's a select few that earn the top, fo ...Read More

A lot of Minnesotans are starting the New Year with a financial hangover. Darryl Dahlheimer with LSS Financial Counseling says too many Minnesotans found their holiday generosity exceeded their income. He adds that going under is now easier than ever. "Our grandparents never had the ease we do with ...Read More

The new year brings some major changes to Minnesota's child support law. Paul Masiarchin with the Minnesota Fathers and Families Network says it makes the system more fair and makes sure kids are taken care of. "This child support law is going to be looking at the income of both parents - the custo ...Read More

New Mexico is one of three states considered to be "saturated with payday lenders," and that spells big trouble for New Mexico's working poor. Legislators will make an attempt to regulate the industry yet again in Santa Fe later this month. State Senator Bernadette Sanchez of Albuquerque has been wo ...Read More

The first 100 days in office is viewed by many as a critical time for a new governor; a period when the chief executive has the most clout. That has a coalition of more than 200 New York groups hoping Governor Elliot Spitzer will act quickly on his promises about education. Billy Easton is with t ...Read More

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