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Archive: August 29, 2008

Denver, CO - The Democratic National Convention is being called one of the most "open" ever, in every sense of the word. During the convention in Denver, the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Caucus met and celebrated the highest number of openly gay delegates in the party's history. M ...Read More

Denver, CO - The Democratic Convention is over, and hunters and anglers of all political stripes who attended already have Minnesota and next week's Republican National Convention in their sights. They see it as another forum where they can push for action on conservation issues, including global wa ...Read More

San Francisco, CA - Californians today are remembering the third anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and the struggles that still go on--not only on the Gulf Coast, but in their own state as well. Groups fighting for racial justice are holding rallies and marches to memorialize the Katrina victims. The ...Read More

Des Moines, IA – For the first time, the state Environmental Protection Commission has used the Water Protection Rule to deny permit applications for proposed large-scale hog confinement operations. Two such proposed operations in Dallas County, near Des Moines, won't be built, after citizens ...Read More

Lansing, MI – Wanted: Loving parents for parentless Michigan children now in foster care--and there are thousands of them. Vickie Thompson-Sandy, spokesman for Lutheran Adoption Service of Michigan, describes the scale of the need. "Today there are approximately 6,200 children in the foster ...Read More

Bismarck, ND – Of all of the country's national holidays, Labor Day probably has changed the most over the decades. President Grover Cleveland signed it into law in 1894. This legislation, which designated the first Monday in September as Labor Day, was forged amid sometimes-bloody 19th-centu ...Read More

Memphis, TN – This Labor Day weekend, thousands of congregations around the country will all hear the same message during weekend worship. It's part of "Labor in the Pulpit," and its goal is to work toward justice, fair wages, sustainable benefits and dignity in the workplace. The Reverend R ...Read More

Casper, WY – Work is killing more Wyomingites, according to the state Department of Employment. It reports 48 worker deaths in 2007, up 33 percent from the year before. The report comes just in advance of the Labor Day weekend, when the work force is saluted. Dan Neal with the Equality State ...Read More

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