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Archive: September 22, 2010

DENVER - Federal government analysts may claim the recession is "officially" over, but Coloradans and the state coffers are still reeling from the economic downturn. This week's Colorado Legislative Staff Report puts it bluntly: the General Fund budget for the 2010/2011 fiscal year is out of balance ...Read More

CHICAGO - More new federal health reforms kick in this week. Starting Thursday, Illinois parents will be able to put their young adult children on their insurance until they turn 26; insurers won't be able to turn down children with preexisting conditions; nor will they be able to cap lifetime benef ...Read More

PORTLAND, Ore. - The Oregon Food Bank Network (OFB) surveys food recipients to learn more about the circumstances that prompt them to seek emergency food assistance. The latest survey, released on Tuesday, shows the need is still high, although in some counties it appears to be leveling off. Almost ...Read More

ST. LOUIS, Mo. - The 40 Days of Prayer campaign begins today (Wednesday) in Missouri and across the country, an occasion that often involves prayer and vigils outside clinics, calling for an end to abortion. However, supporters of reproductive rights say prayer has always taken place inside clinics, ...Read More

MILWAUKEE, Wis. - The gloom and doom predicted by companies that sell auto insurance in Wisconsin never happened, according to a report released by Citizen Action of Wisconsin that studied auto insurance rates in the state following the passage of new consumer protections last year. Insurance compa ...Read More

RALEIGH, N. C. - North Carolina's high-risk insurance pool is one part of the national health care reform law already up and running. It offers coverage to people who otherwise would have no health insurance available to them. Nationally, only 3,600 people applied for this type of insurance in Jul ...Read More

PHOENIX - Today is National Fall Prevention Day, aimed at reducing falls that killed 730 Arizonans last year and sent more than 116,000 others to emergency rooms. Paula Segebarth, injury prevention coordinator at Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center in Phoenix, says falls will soon replace car crash ...Read More

COLUMBUS, OHIO - One of the hottest summers on the books is coming to an end today (WEDNESDAY) and, combined with a tough economy, it made for a record year for the Home Energy Assistance Program's (HEAP) Summer Crisis Program, which helped 52,000 Ohioans stay cool – compared to 42,000 the pre ...Read More

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