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Archive: January 28, 2011

RALEIGH, N.C. - Looking for ways to stimulate job growth, new GOP leadership in the North Carolina State Assembly are discussing the possibility of limiting workers' compensation benefits at the urging of some business lobbyists - a move that is raising eyebrows among business owners and workers' ri ...Read More

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - For the first time in state history, a Forsyth County judge will consider whether race played a roll in sentencing two men to death row. Under the Racial Justice Act of 2009, inmates Errol Moses and Carl Moseley were permitted to present evidence in court that race was a factor ...Read More

Boise, ID - A big crowd is expected at the Idaho Statehouse today, as the legislative budget committee listens to public testimony on health and welfare budgets. Gov. Otter is proposing cuts totaling around $80 million in state and federal funding for Medicaid, taking aim specifically at services to ...Read More

LYONS, Neb. - Organic "seed money" of up to $20,000 is available for North Dakota organic producers and farmers who are making the switch. Applications for the funds are due March 4. The program is part of the 2008 farm bill. Tracey Bruckner with the Center for Rural Affairs says the Organic Initi ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Conservationists say Ohio drivers could pay a lot more at the pump if the U.S. State Department approves plans to build a new oil pipeline. According to a report from TransCanada, the oil company's nearly 1,700-mile proposed Keystone XL crude oil pipeline would bypass the Midwest, d ...Read More

PHOENIX, Ariz - Low-income Arizona workers may be eligible for a tax credit of as much as $5,600, even if their income level doesn't require them to file a federal tax return. Today is Earned Income Tax Credit Awareness Day, designed to reach and assist potential recipients. Arizona Community Acti ...Read More

RICHMOND, Va. - January is National Stalking Awareness Month, and in Virginia the issue is getting attention in the General Assembly with two bills that, in part, aim to give better protections to victims. Gena Boyle is with the Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Action Alliance. She says there h ...Read More

DELAVAN, Minn. - The popularity of eating locally grown food is changing Minnesota agriculture. The number of Minnesota and regional farmers turning toward Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) has tripled in the last decade. Under the CSA model, consumers buy shares in a farming operation on an ann ...Read More

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