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Archive: November 8, 2010

MADISON, Wis. - The smell of burning leaves in the fall can trigger a lot of pleasant memories for many people, but for asthma sufferers, it could trigger an attack. Dr. Todd Mahr is an allergist at Gunderson Lutheran Medical Center, LaCrosse. He says fall can be a tough season for asthma and all ...Read More

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Late Friday, the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) trustees announced a round of performance bonuses totaling nearly $416,000 to 33 top administrators, despite outcry from union workers and a warning from the state governor. Eliot Seide, executive director of the ...Read More

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Pregnancy among teen-age girls has been the subject of public concern for decades, and a new state-by-state report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) highlights another factor; huge racial disparities in teen birth rates. Minnesota ranks among the ten state ...Read More

RICHMOND, Va. - Kicking someone when they're already down - it's happening all over the state to folks who are losing their homes when they probably shouldn't be, according to Jay Speer with the Virginia Poverty Law Center. He says mortgage foreclosure fraud has become so widespread that he and othe ...Read More

THORNTON, Colo. - Think "Northern Exposure" -- although unlike the old television series, Colorado doctors don't have to go to the wilds of Alaska to get forgiveness for their student loans. The Colorado Health Service Corps (CHSC) will pay up to $150,000 for a student loan, if a medical practitione ...Read More

DES MOINES, Iowa - Iowa voters decided last week to change the landscape of the state capital, and Republicans will soon be running the Iowa House and Governor's office. New Governor Terry Branstad has already scheduled budget hearings for next month and is promising to reduce state spending 15 per ...Read More

FARGO, N.D. - With Republicans soon to be in charge of the U.S. House, and with larger GOP numbers in the U.S. Senate, the new majority has its sights set on undoing health care reform. Repealing the legislation, unfunding it or removing key provisions were centerpieces of many campaigns. However, D ...Read More

HARTFORD, Conn. - Almost 800 children were staying in homeless shelters and transitional housing programs in Connecticut on the day the latest state homelessness survey was taken. The survey was done last Jan. 27, and was analyzed and just released by the Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness. ...Read More

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