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Archive: October 27, 2010

CHAPEL HILL, N. C. - North Carolina will soon become the first state in the country to tackle obesity in its youngest children, through a program that targets nutrition and physical activity. Experts say learning these lessons early can help ensure that kids have fewer pounds to shed later. North C ...Read More

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - When Missouri voters go to the polls in less than a week, they'll decide on Proposition A, which would require Kansas City and St. Louis to hold an election every five years to allow voters to decide whether to keep or ditch their earnings tax. Under current law, the "e-tax" co ...Read More

EAST LANSING, Mich. - A Michigan group is warning policymakers to beware of the Obama Administration's research supporting its proposed education reforms. The Great Lakes Center for Education Research and Practice says the government research is suspect on a number of fronts. Director Teri Battagli ...Read More

GRAND FORKS, N. D. - Many rural North Dakotans put off dental exams and routine cleanings because of the cost, although they really don't have to. Community Health Centers' (CHC) dental clinics offer sliding-scale payment programs. Rachelle Gustafson is a dental hygienist at the CHC in Grand Forks. ...Read More

Columbus, OH - Plans to build a passenger rail system in Ohio are moving right along and trains could be running as early as 2012, according to supporters. The 3C Rail Corridor will connect Cleveland, Columbus, Springfield, Dayton and Cincinnati. Comments from Jennifer Miller, conservation coordinat ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - A program designed to help Ohioans in need has been doing its job – and doing it well, according to a new study. The Ohio Benefit Bank is a free, Internet-based service that connects low and moderate income residents to more than 20 different assistance programs. Deputy Direc ...Read More

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - As families try to make ends meet, the Florida Prepaid College Plan helps some by providing greater options for higher education for those who plan early. Open enrollment has just begun. This year, options include a new, four-year Florida College Plan. It provides a bachelor's de ...Read More

SHELBYVILLE, Ky. - As the mercury dips and energy bills rise, a social service agency is reaching out to low-income Kentuckians to help heat things up. In recognition of National Weatherization Day being observed this Friday, Community Action Kentucky will demonstrate how residents can warm their ho ...Read More

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