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Archive: December 1, 2011

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Many Ohioans will join people across the globe today in commemorating World AIDS Day, an annual event designed to unite people in the fight against HIV and remember those who have died. AIDS was first diagnosed in the United States 30 years ago. Since then, says Bill Hardy, preside ...Read More

SEATTLE - In the long controversy about how to save endangered Northwest salmon, only a few members of Congress have spoken up about their views. That changed this week. More than 50 representatives from both major parties have signed a letter to President Obama, asking to start a negotiation proce ...Read More

PHOENIX, Ariz. - Thanks to a federal grant of nearly $30 million, Arizona will start building a state health insurance exchange. The grant is part of the Affordable Care Act, which will take full effect on Jan. 1, 2014. Diane Brown, director of the consumer advocate group Arizona PIRG (Public Inte ...Read More

TUCSON, Ariz. - Wildlife advocates say the pre-Thanksgiving sighting of an adult male jaguar in southern Arizona is an encouraging sign of the recovery of a species that once roamed as far north as the Grand Canyon. State officials used photos and videos taken by a hunter to confirm the sighting. ...Read More

DENVER - "Protect public lands to grow the economy." That's the message from dozens of economists and professors who sent a letter to President Obama on Wednesday. It says protected public lands are an economic boost to western states like Colorado - not only for creating recreation industry jobs, b ...Read More

HARTFORD, Conn. – Small-business interests have been trying to get more representation on the state's new Health Insurance Exchange Board. Now they've reached out to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius for backup. Kevin Galvin, president of Small Business for a Healthy Conne ...Read More

PIERRE, S.D. - AARP is launching an effort to spotlight rising utility costs. "Affordable Utilities Now," a symposium held Wednesday in the state capital, featured members of the South Dakota Public Utilities Commission. The meeting focused on basic consumer home energy information, utility terms, ...Read More

BOISE, Idaho - Fifty-two members of Congress from all around the country, and both parties, sent a letter to President Obama this week, asking him to move the controversy over endangered wild salmon and steelhead out of the courtroom and onto a table. Specifically, they want all stakeholders to meet ...Read More

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