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Archive: September 24, 2010

SEATTLE - Wilderness Week begins on Sunday, an annual reminder to enjoy America's most scenic spots - and to think about what it takes to protect them. Members of conservation groups from Washington State will be in a less tranquil setting: the nation's capitol. They're joining their counterparts fr ...Read More

CARRBORO, N.C. - Money available through health care reform and the federal stimulus plan is removing road blocks and improving access to health care for people across the state, particularly in rural areas. Piedmont Health Systems is one health provider that's touting those positive impacts. They r ...Read More

BEREA, Ky. - Congressional legislation that encourages energy efficiency and bolsters job growth in manufacturing and construction is waiting for action by the U.S. Senate. Kentucky's 1st District Congressman, Republican Ed Whitfield, is co-sponsor of a measure that would make it possible for rural ...Read More

PORTLAND, Ore. - As the first parts of federal health care reform go into effect, some in Oregon can only stand on the sidelines and wish they were eligible. One third of the state's Latino population doesn't have health insurance. Legislators and other state policymakers joined members of the imm ...Read More

PHOENIX, Ariz. - Wilderness advocates from at least 17 states, including Arizona, gather in the nation's capital Sunday to mark Wilderness Week. Their main focus will be asking U.S. Senators and Representatives to consider action to preserve wildlands in their home states for future generations. K ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohioans are used to bouts of wacky weather, but a new report finds the effects of global warming could make extreme weather events the norm, not the exception. According to the report from Environment Ohio, global warming is projected to bring more frequent heavy downpours and snowf ...Read More

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - The president has declared September to be National Wilderness Month, and next week, local advocates from around the county will be in Washington to talk about protecting America's wild places. Mike Costello is the coordinator of the West Virginia Wilderness Coalition. He says la ...Read More

MINNEAPOLIS - The future of the documentary film "Troubled Waters" is no longer murky. After drawing public criticism this week for canceling the film's screening based on questions of science and balance, the University of Minnesota abruptly announced late yesterday that the film will be shown as o ...Read More

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