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West Coast immigrants' rights groups pan President Trump’s new immigration proposal as “elitist.” Also on the Friday rundown: Consumer advocates want stronger energy-efficiency standards. And we'll take you to a state that ranks near the bottom for senior mental health.

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Archive: July 27, 2010

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - For some Missouri children, mowing the lawn can be a regular summer activity, but it can be one with tragic consequences. The American Academy of Pediatrics estimates that 9,000 people under the age of 18 are treated in emergency rooms around the country each year with lawn mower- ...Read More

HURON, S.D. - Supporters of energy reform legislation were disappointed when Democrats in the U.S. Senate decided to put off debate on a comprehensive energy bill, when they could not pull 60 votes together to advance any proposals. Several bills had been introduced that would charge large polluters ...Read More

DENVER - It could be hot and humid the rest of the week across much of Colorado, a dangerous combination that increases the risk of such heat-related illnesses as heat stroke, especially among older people. Dr. Christopher Colwell, director of emergency medicine at Denver Health, says it's importa ...Read More

RALEIGH, N.C. - Race still matters in North Carolina when it comes to handing down the death penalty for those convicted of murder. That's a finding of a study by researchers at the University of Colorado, which shows that, among similar homicides, the odds of a death sentence for those suspected of ...Read More

AMES, Iowa - Researchers at Iowa's Biomass Energy Conversion facility say the substance that could serve as America's best fuel source for the future is one you've probably not heard talked about much. Norm Olson is project manager at the Biomass Energy Conversion facility, or BECON. He says ammon ...Read More

DES MOINES, Iowa - Is it possible that one day Iowans won't have the chore of taking out the garbage? Almost every community in Iowa has some sort of recycling program, and if citizens would find a way to recycle most of what they dispose of, the amount needing to go to the landfill would be tiny, ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio continues to hang around the middle of the pack in the latest edition of an annual report on the well-being of the country's children. According to the 2010 Kids Count data book released today, Ohio dropped one place this year, ranking 29th among the states. Ohio Kids Count P ...Read More

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Dr. Donna Shaver has been working to save the endangered Kemp's ridley turtle for thirty years. This year, the hatchlings she's releasing into the Gulf of Mexico along the beaches of Padre Island National Park in Texas face a new threat as they grow and make their way to the Gulf ...Read More

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