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Archive: October 21, 2011

OLYMPIA, Wash. - The U.S. Senate wants to keep it; the U.S. House wants to eliminate it. And despite this uncertainty, AmeriCorps is going strong in Washington. Today (Friday) in Seattle, 1,000 people take their oaths and begin a year of community service. Modeled after the Civilian Conservation Co ...Read More

GREEN BAY, Wis. - The third Friday in October is National Mammography Day, an annual reminder for women to encourage them to schedule a mammography appointment. Breast cancer is the most frequently diagnosed non-skin cancer in women, and it ranks second among causes of cancer deaths in women, after ...Read More

DES MOINES, Iowa - October is "Let's Talk Month," created to help encourage conversations between parents and children about sexuality. Rhonda Ruby, health education manager for Planned Parenthood of the Heartland, knows it can be difficult for parents to know when to have that conversation and to w ...Read More

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - There is perhaps no better time to talk about feeding the hungry than around the Sunday dinner table. That's exactly what people in Kentucky and around the country did this week to mark World Food Day. Oxfam America organized the Sunday Dinner program to get people talking about w ...Read More

ALBANY, N. Y. - Protesters, union members and students are among those expected to Occupy Albany today (Friday), in solidarity with the movement that began on Wall Street. At least for some, the rallying cry will focus on New York's so-called "millionaire's tax." New York State United Teachers Pres ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Deficit reduction should not harm the poorest Ohioans - that's the message sent to members of Ohio's Congressional delegation from nearly 300 diverse organizations in the state. The groups signed a letter to be delivered to lawmakers today (Friday), including Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohi ...Read More

HARTFORD, Conn. - Some consumer health advocates protested at Thursday's meeting of the Connecticut Health Insurance Exchange Board. They say the board includes several members who were affiliated for many years with the insurance industry – and no consumer representatives, which they claim is ...Read More

ST. PAUL, Minn. - A new poll suggests Congress should butt out when it comes to air pollution standards in America. J. Drake Hamilton, science policy director with Fresh Energy, says the survey found that 75 percent of voters believe the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) should be in charge, as ...Read More

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