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Archive: February 22, 2010

BOSTON - Some say that passing national health care reform is too expensive and not a priority for the people of Massachusetts, but many doctors, AARP and members of the business community beg to differ. They are making the case today to state legislators that national health care reform will help t ...Read More

CHICAGO - The U.S. Senate is expected to vote today on a jobs bill, and it is legislation that the state's largest public employees union says is just what's needed to stop job losses in Illinois. In a recent survey, economists said the Recovery Act that went into effect one year ago helped stem the ...Read More

CHARLESTON, W. Va. - According to the latest figures, West Virginia has a nine percent unemployment rate, slightly below the national average. But on top of that, another five percent are underemployed, working part-time or working fewer hours than they want. Tim Moore is a Charleston resident stu ...Read More

PITTSBURGH - The saying "You are what you eat" is the title of a workshop happening in Pennsylvania this week. It is taking a closer look at the "stew" of chemicals in products Americans consume every day. Dr. Patricia DeMarco, executive director of the Rachel Carson Homestead Association, says t ...Read More

PHILADELPHIA - A determined group of people who left Pennsylvania on foot late last week is now in the middle of a march to Washington, demanding that Congress turn debate into action on health care reform. Marc Stier, Pennsylvania state director for the organization Health Care For America Now, sa ...Read More

ST. PAUL, Minn. - The Minnesota House may soon decide whether to close what some call a "loophole" for gun sales at gun shows. A newly-introduced bill would require background checks for gun show purchases. Right now, those checks are only done when purchases are made from federally licensed dealers ...Read More

PORTLAND, Ore. - From Ashland to Joseph and points in between, Oregon will get one in eight of the federal dollars allocated by Congress nationally for forest road and trail repairs on public lands this year. Part of the Legacy Roads and Trails Remediation program, that $12 million represents a rare ...Read More

RICHMOND, Va. - A cut here and a slash there - the governor's budget proposal is in, and among the cuts is more than $3.5 million in funding for domestic violence programs. Sarah Meacham, who is the executive director of Avalon Shelter for Women and Children in Williamsburg, says that if the cuts ar ...Read More

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