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Archive: April 28, 2010

BISMARCK, N. D. - There was a time when it was standard for employers to provide health insurance for their workers. In many cases, however, those days are gone. Small business owners, faced with ever-increasing premiums they could not afford, have dropped health coverage altogether or passed the co ...Read More

TACOMA, Wash. - Although classes are full and there are waiting lists for some, 40 faculty members at Bates Technical College in Tacoma have been told they might lose their jobs. The school administration has declared a financial emergency - which, under Washington law, allows it to speed up the lay ...Read More

OLYMPIA, Wash. - The Washington Department of Ecology (DOE) says it will release a draft plan this summer for transitioning the state's only coal-fired power plant, in Centralia, away from coal as a fuel source. The state and plant owner TransAlta have gotten a lot of heat from conservation groups, ...Read More

PHOENIX - Federal officials say nearly half of the nation's highways are substandard and at least 71,000 bridges are deficient. A new report from the Public Interest Research Group (PIRG) says one reason road and bridge maintenance is being shortchanged is that states are diverting federal highway m ...Read More

LAS VEGAS - With the U.S. Senate tied up in knots over which big debate comes first - immigration or climate change - some in Nevada say Washington, D.C., needs to get into gear and deal with both issues. Dan Geary, Nevada representative for The Pew Environment Group, points out that millions of jo ...Read More

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - Today is Workers' Memorial Day, an annual observance that began in 1989 to honor those who perished in work-related incidents. This month's coal mine explosion in West Virginia serves as a sad reminder of the necessity of such a day of remembrance. Kim Presbrey, former president ...Read More

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - Thirty-three people died and about 9,000 were injured in Wyoming in one year - and it all happened on the job. As the nation marks Workers Memorial Day today (Wednesday), a new report from the AFL-CIO shows Wyoming has the highest on-the-job death rate in the country. The state has ...Read More

WASHINGTON, D.C. – There is new evidence it's not just cell phones that might harm children's health, but the invisible radiation from cell towers and antennas sited near schools across the country. A four-year study released today (Wednesday) ranks children's potential exposure to radiation a ...Read More

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