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Archive: December 29, 2010

ST. LOUIS, Mo. - Missouri lawmakers start a new session on Thursday, Jan. 6, and one of the issues expected to soon be up for discussion is emergency contraception, such as the controversial 'ella,' a pill that just became available this month in the United States. Currently, Missouri doctors are n ...Read More

LONGVIEW, Wash. - The State of Washington wants to weigh in on the environmental review process for a coal export terminal that has been proposed for Longview. Several conservation groups banded together earlier this month to challenge a permit for the terminal, granted by the Cowlitz County Commis ...Read More

FRANKFORT, Ky. - More and more Kentuckians are struggling to make ends meet, according to U.S. Census numbers that show a modest growth in population, and more people trapped in poverty. The American Community Survey reports 18 percent of Kentuckians are among the most economically disadvantaged in ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Newly proposed regulations are expected to protect Ohio consumers by "shining a light" on the billing practices of health care insurers. The rules are part of the Affordable Care Act, and require insurance companies to justify rate increases that exceed 10 percent. Consumer advocat ...Read More

FARGO, N. D. - In North Dakota and across the country, the "first wave" of official Baby Boomers starts to turn 65 on January first, and 7,000 are expected to do so every day of 2011. While many of them will enter into retirement, Janis Cheney, state director for AARP North Dakota, says others have ...Read More

NORTH HAVEN, Conn. - Smoke gets in your eyes...and in your throat and lungs, according to opponents of the shed-like structure known as an outdoor wood furnace. They are already banned in 14 Connecticut towns, but opponents are seeking a statewide ban. A research organization, called Environment an ...Read More

DES MOINES, Iowa - Every year for 13 years, the cesarean birth rate has increased in the United States, with the current rate standing at a record high of nearly 33 percent. This means about 1.3 million children are born using this surgical procedure, often referred to as a "C-section." The Iowa rat ...Read More

HARRISBURG, Pa. - Areas of improvement are cited in a new report on the health of the Chesapeake Bay, but it also contains clear signs that all is not well in the watershed. The new "State of the Bay" report from the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) shows a rebounding blue crab population and a heal ...Read More

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