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Mitt Romney supports putting a Supreme Court nominee to a vote. Plus, $20 million raised so far to pay court fees, fines for returning citizens to vote after being incarcerated.

Archive: May 10, 2010

MADISON, Wis. - Only heart disease and cancer kill more Americans than stroke. During May, American Stroke Month, health care professionals want us to learn more about the risk factors and warning signs. A stroke occurs when a blood vessel that carries oxygen and nutrients to the brain is either blo ...Read More

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - A move to save money for Missouri now could cost more money in the long run. Advocates for the disabled are sounding that warning, while also raising issues about the quality of life for people with developmental disabilities. The Missouri Department of Mental Health plans to r ...Read More

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. - Drivers used to see nothing but farmhouses and fields on road trips through Illinois, but now the landscape is dotted with huge wind turbines. The first one was powered up in 2003, and today Illinois is home to more than 1,000 turbines on 13 wind farms. They provide enough renewa ...Read More

DES MOINES, Iowa - "Get Yourself Talking and Get Yourself Tested" is the message in a campaign inspired by MTV and endorsed by a variety of local organizations, including Planned Parenthood of the Heartland, to encourage teenagers to be tested yearly for sexually transmitted diseases. According to t ...Read More

PORTLAND, Ore. - In an attempt to stretch tight budgets, more low-income Oregonians are signing up for the Lifeline telephone assistance program. It's a $13.50 discount off a family's monthly phone bill. Until recently, the discount only could be applied to residential landlines, but now it has bee ...Read More

LANSING, Mich. - Michigan's schools are eagerly taking up a challenge to be more environmentally friendly. The Michigan Green Schools program designates schools as "green" once students have implemented specific changes and initiatives. During the first four years of the program, the number of schoo ...Read More

SEATTLE - Over the weekend, working moms might have been treated to cards, flowers and even breakfast in bed. But today, life is back to normal - and for Washington women, that means earning less per hour on the job and receiving fewer workplace benefits than men. "Washington's Working Women 2010, ...Read More

NEW YORK - If times weren't hard enough for the nonprofits that fill in the gaps of society's so-called safety net, their recession-related funding cuts may be aggravated by proposals in many states, including New York, that they be hit with new fees and taxes, as part of states' plans to balance bu ...Read More

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