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Archive: October 21, 2010

SEATTLE - Today, after-school programs in 50 Washington cities are celebrating "Lights On Afterschool." It's an annual event to underscore the importance of kids having homework help, activities and somewhere safe to be, in the hours before parents get off work. But times are tough for after-school ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Students in Ohio are joining more than a million others across the country today to rally for after-school programs. "Lights On Afterschool," is a national event, in its 11th year, aimed at drawing attention to the importance of quality after-school programs for children of all ages ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - It's been six months since the BP oil spill, and while the well has been capped and clean-up continues, many environmentalists in Ohio and around the nation say it's not enough. Manager of Pew Environment's offshore energy reform effort, Eleanor Huffines, says everyone needs to be c ...Read More

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - One of the most tangible results of financial reform will be realized next year, with the establishment of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). On Friday, some North Carolinians will provide input on what the CFPB should look like. The new federal agency is expected t ...Read More

LANSING, Mich. - AARP Michigan says seniors across the state will be squeezed further after getting the news that for a second straight year, their Social Security checks won't increase. The group says inflation may be low, but seniors' costs continue to increase, led by health care. When the govern ...Read More

CHICAGO - A study released this week takes aim at two coal-fired electricity generation plants in Chicago as the source of dirty air that is resulting in millions being spent on health care and related damage. The Environmental Law and Policy Center says the price tag is about $127 million a year, a ...Read More

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Parents are being urged to observe some safety rules this Halloween, like making sure every child has a flashlight, a mask that doesn't restrict vision and a costume that fits without dragging on the ground. Experts also advise that parents inspect all the goodies, throwing out fo ...Read More

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Smart investments in children are an investment in Minnesota's future. That statement is the reason behind a just-released yearly report card on state lawmakers from the Children's Defense Fund Action Council. Votes on five pieces of Minnesota child-focused legislation - relating t ...Read More

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