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Archive: February 4, 2010

FRANKFORT, Ky. - With deadlines for public input now past, Kentucky has less than two weeks to decide on the changes it plans to make in the protocol used to execute death row inmates using lethal injection and electrocution. A month ago, the Kentucky Supreme Court ordered all executions stopped bec ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Today's children have less contact with nature than any other generation in human history, according to a new study. The report, released this week by the Kaiser Family Foundation, finds the average American child spends the equivalent of a full-time work week watching electronic en ...Read More

HARRISBURG, Penn. - It seems kids today in Pennsylvania and around the country are spending more time sitting on the couch than in the grass or on their bikes, but now there's a move to re-introduce them to the great outdoors. A coalition of health, conservation and youth groups is appealing to U.S. ...Read More

LAS VEGAS, Nev. - Free tax preparation assistance is available at your local public library. Many libraries in Las Vegas and around the state have volunteer experts ready to help with everything from a simple question to guiding you through the entire tax form. Robert Morss, deputy director of the ...Read More

BOISE, Idaho - Two reports on child sexual abuse this week give different statistics of the crime, but experts agree the impact on victims remains severe. One study, from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, shows instances of child sexual abuse have dropped nationally, while the other ...Read More

BOISE, Idaho - A U.S. Forest Service plan to land helicopters in the Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness doesn't fly with conservation groups. Six have filed suit to stop the plan, saying landing helicopters would violate the law under wilderness designation. Idaho Fish and Game wants to use ...Read More

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - In what is being touted as a landmark decision, the Environmental Protection Agency has set numeric limits on the amount of sewage, animal manure and fertilizer pollution that can be dumped into Florida waters. This is the result of a lawsuit filed by Earthjustice on behalf of en ...Read More

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