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Archive: December 7, 2009

CHICAGO - When Illinois families get really busy shopping, cooking, and planning holiday visits, sometimes child supervision can fall by the wayside. And a lack of supervision, even just for a moment, can mean a toddler ends up in an emergency room, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics, w ...Read More

PORTLAND, Ore. - A vote may come this week on the Sixth Northwest Power Plan, the document that will set the energy agenda for the four Northwest states over the next 20 years. Drafted by the Northwest Power and Conservation Council, its provisions identify major targets for greater energy efficienc ...Read More

DES MOINES, Iowa - A lot of what used to be just tossed in the trash over the holidays of past years can now be recycled and kept out of the landfill. Amy Hock with Des Moines Metro Waste Authority says you can reuse most wrapping paper, bows and ribbons, and what can't be reused can be recycled. ...Read More

DES MOINES, Iowa - World leaders and experts in climate change are attending the United Nations Climate Change Conference, which kicks off today in Copenhagen, Denmark. The goal of the meeting is to lay the groundwork for a treaty that will lessen pollution levels connected with the ever-increasing ...Read More

DENVER - The Centennial State is better positioned than most when it comes to reforming health care. That's the finding of a recent report, funded by the Colorado Health Foundation and the Colorado Trust, that looked at what it would mean to the economy if the state were to implement the recommendat ...Read More

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Health care reform plans as passed in the U.S. House of Representatives would, in one part, expand the government medical care program for the poor to cover those making up to 150 percent of the poverty level - high enough to include a family of four with an annual income of $33, ...Read More

PHOENIX - Hearings start today at the rate-setting state Corporation Commission on a different kind of rate hike for Arizona Public Service (APS). Electric rates will be going up, but will include a number of clean, efficient energy incentives for homes and businesses. Chuck Essigs, director of gove ...Read More

MADISON, Wis. - When individuals from 193 countries converge on Copenhagen, Denmark, today to begin talks about climate change, Wisconsin interests will be an important part of the mix. More than 48 representatives of Midwestern utilities, cities, agencies and youth and environmental organizations a ...Read More

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