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Archive: November 10, 2010

COLUMBUS, Ohio - More people are facing hunger in these tough times, but some experts say older Ohioans are especially hard hit. To help end hunger among the 50+ set, the Ohio Association of Second Harvest Foodbanks and AARP Ohio have launched a joint food and fund drive in the days leading up to Th ...Read More

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - The ambitious goal is to end childhood hunger in California and across the nation by 2015. Actor and anti-hunger advocate Jeff Bridges is hoping the "No Kid Hungry Campaign" will help accomplish it. Bridges, along with governors and others interested in the cause, kicked off the ...Read More

ST. PAUL, Minn. - About 150,000 housing units have been lost nationwide, according to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The reason: The deteriorating buildings needed repairs, but lacked adequate federal funding to get them done. Congressman Keith Ellison (DFL-Minneapolis ...Read More

DES MOINES, Iowa - A key to easing world hunger is to teach farmers in the developing world how to produce more food. Recently, Oxfam America organized farmer-to-farmer meetings between producers in Iowa and farmers from Haiti and Vietnam. As part of "World Food Day," they toured local Iowa farms an ...Read More

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - State-funded services are already stretched thin in such areas as mental health and children's programs, so a $1.5 billion budget shortfall will force incoming Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam to make some very difficult choices. John Stewart, former board chairman for Tennesseans ...Read More

WATERVILLE, Maine - "Big box" stores have been springing up all over Maine in the last decade, as many "mom-and-pop" grocery stores that once were plentiful have closed their doors. The smaller, rural grocery stores have disappeared from the landscape, unable to compete as cheaper prices of the majo ...Read More

HARTFORD, Conn. - Start with the very youngest children. That's the suggestion of a new report about how to close Connecticut's biggest-in-the-nation educational achievement gap between middle-class and low-income students, most of whom are Black or Latino. Judy Goldfarb, executive director of the ...Read More

SIOUX FALLS, S. D. - The enrollment period for Medicare "Part D" prescription plans opens November 15, and South Dakota seniors should take some time and review their options. Cathy McLeer with AARP South Dakota says plans and prescriptions change a bit every year. "It's really important for them t ...Read More

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