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Archive: September 4, 2009

Lansing, MI - A nationwide letter-writing campaign to Congress is underway urging lawmakers to factor the needs of rural America in any new health care reform plan being considered. Rural advocates say those living outside of urban areas are currently being under-served. Niel Ritchie, executive di ...Read More

Charleston, WV - While the news has been filled with images of hecklers and shouting protesters, some people are calling for a return to more thoughtful discussions about health care reform. Laura Dean Friedrich, director of education and advocacy for Protestants for the Common Good, says many peopl ...Read More

Charleston, WV - At Labor Day rallies and picnics around West Virginia, union officials and political leaders will be talking about what they feel are the needs of working people. In places like Paden City on the Ohio River, whose Labor Day parade is one of the oldest events in West Virginia, they'r ...Read More

Sioux Falls, SD - South Dakota labor groups gathering for their annual Labor Day rally in Sioux Falls Monday say their focus will be on health care reform that helps working families facing escalating health care costs. Rozanne DuBois, president of CWA Local 7500 and vice-president of the state exec ...Read More

Albany, NY - A wilderness movement that began in New York has led to a birthday celebrated nationwide this week. Forty-five years ago, President Johnson signed into law the Wilderness Act. Since then, it's ensured that more than 109 million acres have stayed wild nationwide. New York's two largest w ...Read More

Portland, OR - About 3,000 people are expected to hold hands while spanning the Interstate Bridge connecting Oregon and Washington this Labor Day. The Hands Across the Bridge event will celebrate the success of treatment and recovery for alcohol and drug addiction, and is part of September's Nationa ...Read More

Seattle, WA - The long Labor Day weekend is a time for rest and relaxation for most of us, but for the 1,800 members of a state labor organization, it's a time to figure out their next move. Local 793 of the Washington Federation of State Employees staged its second rally Thursday, outside the gates ...Read More

Lexington, KY - Health advocates think Kentucky should follow Oregon's lead in stamping out electronic cigarettes. Oregon was the first to ban the sale of the new products, also called "e-cigarettes," but they are still available elsewhere, including in Kentucky. The U.S. Food and Drug Administratio ...Read More

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