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Archive: March 31, 2010

PORTLAND, Ore. - Stacks of paperwork and multiple inspections soon could become a thing of the past for people who live in, or maintain, affordable housing in Oregon. Today the Housing Development Center launches a pilot project that aims to streamline the often costly process of complying with gove ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Residents and environmentalists are trying to put the brakes on a proposal from Ohio's biggest coal mining company. Murray Energy is requesting permission from the Ohio EPA to transform a stream in Belmont County into an artificial storage lake for billions of gallons of coal slurry ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - A landmark study finds more than 1,430,000 people receive emergency food each year through Ohio's network of food banks and the agencies they serve. This number, from "Hunger in Ohio 2010," represents an 18-percent increase in households experiencing very low food security compared ...Read More

DES MOINES, Iowa - A real toxic mess may be brewing right under your sink, but there are resources in Iowa to help you safely clean up. What's called "household hazardous waste" has become a huge problem for the environment if not disposed of properly, according to Amy Hock, a spokesperson for Metro ...Read More

RICHMOND, Va. - Balancing the state budget in Virginia has been a challenge, as it has for almost every state. And Virginia, like most others, has focused on cutting spending. A new report suggests there are alternatives to spending cuts, and they can help states get on track toward economic recover ...Read More

MIAMI, Fla. - Flooding in northern Florida, record-breaking cold temperatures across the state resulting in crop losses, water scarcity -- all are signs of what scientists call "climate change," and they are mobilizing women to organize to work toward global solutions. Oxfam America recently gathere ...Read More

DENVER - The recession has dealt some tough challenges to Hispanics in Colorado and the rest of the nation, according to a survey released this week by AARP. More than 400 Hispanics over age 45 were polled. The results: Hispanics are more than twice as likely to have lost a job, and more than 40 per ...Read More

PHOENIX, Ariz. - The possible loss of $7 billion in federal Medicaid funding will force lawmakers and the governor to bring back the state's health program for uninsured children. That's the prediction of Children's Action Alliance president Dana Naimark, who says forfeiting all that federal money w ...Read More

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