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Archive: November 18, 2008

Minneapolis, MN – Business is brisk at Minnesota's 300-plus food shelves, and that's not a good sign. Shelf monitors are warning of a difficult holiday season as need continues to rise. Sue Kainz with Minnesota FoodShare says it's at an all-time high, and still growing. "We're expecting a 1 ...Read More

Abingdon, VA - With a struggling economy and predictions of a frigid winter, many Virginians will soon face the daunting task of paying their home heating bills. Rob Goldsmith is the President of People, Inc. in Abingdon, one of the places people can go for help. He says federal funding for a home w ...Read More

Albany, NY — The nationwide financial crisis has pushed New York state to the brink. A special state legislative session opens today to deal with $2 billion in budget cuts proposed by Governor Paterson. A new report says the average classroom in New York would lose more than $6,000 this schoo ...Read More

Des Moines, IA – As wonderful as the holidays can be, they also create tons of extra garbage, from discarded holiday wrap to the piles of packaging that come with gifts. With a little more thought, however, anyone can turn gift-giving into a "greener" holiday tradition. Amy Horst with Metro W ...Read More

Salem, OR – It's crunch time for Oregonians who are over 65 or otherwise eligible to be enrolled in Medicare. They have a little more than a month to study their current Medicare plan and decide whether it will fit their needs in the coming year. With healthcare and drug costs on the rise, sen ...Read More

Springfield, IL – The Illinois Supreme Court is weighing the state's 2005 malpractice "reform" law that puts a cap on damages for plaintiffs' "pain and suffering." The law is being reviewed to see if it passes constitutional muster under the state constitution. Similar malpractice laws have be ...Read More

Missoula, MT – The Montana Innocence Project has set up shop and is already examining about 15 cases of possible wrongful conviction -- cases such as those of three Montanans, all of whom were exonerated by DNA evidence through national investigations. Director Jessie McQuillan says they're ...Read More

Concord, NH – "Santa" is recruiting elves in New Hampshire. The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services has identified about 3,000 families, all of whom need a little holiday help this year. Since 1960, making sure those families have a happy holiday has been the responsibility ...Read More

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