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Archive: September 16, 2009

PITTSBURGH - When Pittsburgh hosts the G-20 global economic summit next week, protesters are expected to turn out by the thousands. On Wednesday, a federal court will consider a lawsuit claiming the city is making it nearly impossible for some of the groups to make their views known - and allegedly ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - While there are many important aspects to the health care reform debate, protecting Medicare is the top priority for the 65-plus set. AARP Ohio has kicked into high gear to ensure that any reform legislation protects Medicare benefits as well as the long-term security of the program ...Read More

PORTLAND, Ore. - Oregon is doing something right, if new crime figures from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)are the gauge. The state's rate of violent crime dropped 10.6 percent from 2007 to 2008, the largest decrease in the nation, and property crimes dropped almost 7 percent during the sa ...Read More

OAKLAND, Calif. - Californians now have a way to "check their stuff," on a new Web site that lists the hazardous chemicals found in everyday products - from children's toys to women's handbags, to pet products and more. Starting today (Wed., Sept. 16), the site includes tests r ...Read More

BOISE, Idaho - A federal judge has a new serving of the "salmon plan" on his plate this week. After months of review, the Obama administration has presented its version of a biological opinion to manage federal dams on the Columbia and Snake Rivers without pushing endangered salmon and steelhead clo ...Read More

ST. PAUL, Minn. - The average cost of health insurance has far outpaced most workers' incomes in Minnesota over a ten-year period. A study by Families USA, a national health care reform advocacy group, reports the average annual health insurance premium has risen more than $7500, and now costs more ...Read More

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Nearly 80 pending permits, which would allow coal companies to fill valleys with material they remove from mountaintop mines, must be checked more closely, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The agency is citing concerns about the legal status and environm ...Read More

PORTLAND, Ore. - An "insurance policy for endangered Northwest salmon" is what the Obama administration says it is offering, after taking a few months to review and revise a plan drafted by the Bush administration to save native fish. Fishing and conservation groups, critical of the Bush plan, had ...Read More

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