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Archive: November 20, 2008

Denver, CO - Today is the "Transgender Day of Remembrance" in Colorado and nationwide. A candlelight service in Denver tonight celebrates the lives of 26 Americans and Coloradans lost to hate crime in the last year. Kate Bowman with the Gender Identity Center of Colorado says the justice system sh ...Read More

Denver - It's the leading cause of death for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people, which is why the GLBT Community Center of Colorado has organized today's "Gay American Smokeout" to urge GLBT Coloradans to quit using tobacco. Cathy Busha with the Center says GLBT folks have been targeted b ...Read More

Des Moines, IA – Today is the thirty-third annual "Great American Smoke Out." It encourages people to stop smoking for a day and hopefully for a lifetime. A new report seems to indicate that such efforts, by the American Cancer Society and others, are working. The national Centers for Disease ...Read More

Pierre, SD - It's the "Great American Smokeout," an annual event sponsored by the American Cancer Sociey that challenges smokers to kick the habit. And for the first time in four years, there's good news. The federal Centers for Disease Control reports adult smoking rates have fallen from 20.8 perce ...Read More

Springfield, IL – Illinois policymakers will have a front row seat as nearly 700 child care and health care workers march to the State Capitol today. They're demanding restoration of $425 million dollars cut in home care, nursing home and hospital programs. Francine Rico, a nursing home worker ...Read More

Turtle hunting may soon be a thing of the past in Florida, if a group of scientists has their way. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is holding its first public hearing today to discuss the issue. Florida turtles are in high demand in East Asian countries, like China, for both ...Read More

The National Park System has an idea for stimulating the economy: Put people to work on the maintenance backlog at the nation's parks. Hundreds of millions of dollars of road repair projects are needed. In California's Redwood National Park, the asphalt has not been replaced since the 1960s. Accor ...Read More

St. Paul, MN – Today marks the "Great American Smokeout," when Minnesotans who light up are being asked to kick the habit for a day -– or better yet, permanently. Matt Flory with the American Cancer Society of Minnesota says more and more Minnesotans are doing just that. "Smoking rates, ...Read More

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