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Archive: December 22, 2008

Pennsylvania's employment picture is clearer than the rest of the country during this failing economy, according to experts, but some say that's nothing to brag about. Mark Price, a labor economist with the Keystone Research Center, says Pennsylvania lost 24,000 jobs just this month, while the state ...Read More

Kansas City, MO - Uplifting as the holidays can be, they are fraught with hidden dangers for children, some of which can be avoided by following some simple tips, according to those who respond to health emergencies. Dangers include toys, toxins, trees and travel and families are being urged this ye ...Read More

This may be "the most wonderful time of the year," but Mother"s Against Drunk Driving (M.A.D.D.) says it can also be the most deadly. The organization is urging supporters to "tie one on" this holiday season - a red ribbon that is - to remind others not to drink and drive. Volunteers will hand out 6 ...Read More

Phoenix, AZ – Arizona's first modern rail transit system opens to the public in Phoenix Saturday. The state has been slow to embrace rail transit, with critics saying light rail is too slow, too expensive and won't carry enough riders. Advocates are hoping the new 20-mile Metro Light Rail lead ...Read More

Richmond, VA - Intense development in Northern Virginia has destroyed the forest home of the wood turtle to such a degree that a panel of scientists and conservationists has chosen it as one of their Top Ten species to be added to the federal endangered species list. The eight-inch-long reptile is t ...Read More

Madison, WI - A Wisconsin group is calling on the federal government to quickly put into effect a New Deal-style jobs program to turn the state's ailing economy around. Citizen Action of Wisconsin also wants Congress and the new president to put millions of people to work on the nation's crumbling ...Read More

Chicago, Illinois - As the number of home foreclosures continues to increase, a new report finds many Illinois homeowners are not being offered a chance to get into a more-affordable mortgage. According to the survey released by Housing Action Illinois, three quarters of the lenders rarely offer loa ...Read More

California labor leaders and environmental groups are applauding President-elect Barack Obama's choice for labor secretary as good for the economy and good for the environment. California Representative Hilda Solis has said her goal is to expand the reach and power of unions in America. Oliver Ber ...Read More

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