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Archive: June 9, 2008

Denver, CO - When families face greater financial pressure, law enforcement and women's advocates often see an increase in cases of domestic violence. Denise Washington, executive director of the Colorado Coalition Against Domestic Violence, says there are no statistics that specifically link today' ...Read More

Philadelphia, PA – Could health insurance access be as easy as ABC? Pennsylvania families have been asking for choices in their health care coverage, and the state Senate will soon take up the House-approved "Access to Basic Care" bill, nicknamed "ABC." It would allow the state to offer its ow ...Read More

Des Moines, IA – In less than a month, the "Smoke-Free Air Act" takes effect in Iowa; it's designed to protect nearly every worker in the state from exposure to secondhand smoke. To help those who want to get ready for the change by putting out their cigarettes, the Great American Smokeout i ...Read More

Lewiston, ID – No more teachers, no more books, and time for mom and dad to take a closer look. School summer break is underway, and keeping kids from driving parents crazy takes a little planning. Lewiston School District elementary school counselor Doug Brandt says that, while there is a l ...Read More

Santa Fe, NM - Local laws to protect clean water in New Mexico and the West are considered "impediments" to boosting domestic oil and gas production. That's the federal government's view, according to a new analysis of federal documents by The Wilderness Society. It shows that millions of currently- ...Read More

Oak Creek, WI - Some people call it the "Giant Fish Killer," but WE Energies says it's simply the best method available to provide cooling technology for its Oak Creek coal plant. In the middle of the debate are the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and several judges from years of court bat ...Read More

St. Paul, MN – The Minnesota Department of Health says it's OK to eat more fish than was previously recommended, even in waters contamination by mercury and PCBs. However, the assessment in the 2008 Fish Consumption Advisory is being questioned. Steve Morse, executive director of the Minnesot ...Read More

Lansing, MI - AARP is waving a big red flag about the potential for higher Medicare premiums and, with Congress poised to vote this month on raising them, the group's Michigan members are among those voicing strong opposition to the idea. While the group stops short of pursuing a partisan agenda, M ...Read More

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