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Archive: November 2, 2009

ST. LOUIS - More cuts in the Missouri budget are not the answer to the economic crisis in the Show Me State, according to a new report from the Missouri Budget Project. Governor Jay Nixon announced a plan last week to cut an additional 204 million dollars in an effort to cope with the drastic drop ...Read More

MINNEAPOLIS - Four years in the making, the official Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the the first copper mine ever proposed for Minnesota has been released. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is charged with determining how the proposed PolyMet copper mine could operate wit ...Read More

ST. PAUL, Minn. - A Minnesota state legislator is leading the charge in Washington on federal clean-energy policy. State Representative Jeremy Kalin is heading up the new Coalition of Legislators for Energy Action Now, called "CLEAN", in hopes that clean energy and jobs legislation doesn't get stall ...Read More

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Highly influential Tennesseans are meeting to create a "Roadmap to Success" for Tennessee's school children. The new group calls itself the Tennessee State Collaborative on Reforming Education, or SCORE. Tennessee Education Association (TEA) president and steering committee memb ...Read More

LANSING, Mich. - The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) says a small Michigan school district needs to stop offering different classes for boys and girls in the fourth grade. The ACLU says sex-segregated classrooms and schools have been on the rise since 2006, when the Bush administration loosene ...Read More

NEW YORK - Environmental watchdogs are cautiously applauding a Chesapeake Energy Company announcement. The company recently pledged not to drill for natural gas within the upstate New York Watershed, in order to avoid the risk of contaminating water during the process. However, experts say, other pa ...Read More

CHICAGO - The federal government has been busy counting all the jobs directly created or saved by people who received federal stimulus dollars. They add up to 650,000 nationwide and more than 24,000 in Illinois. Government analysts say the nationwide number probably totals more than a million jobs, ...Read More

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. - Don't pass up on the butter, eggs, seafood and grass-fed meats when preparing holiday meals this year. Those are nutrient-dense foods our bodies need, according to health experts gathering in the Chicago area this month to talk about traditional foods, seasonal illnesses, such as ...Read More

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