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Archive: December 12, 2011

ST. LOUIS - Reproductive-health advocates are scratching their heads over the secretary of Health and Human Services' veto of the Food and Drug Administration's decision to lift age restrictions on "Plan B," an emergency contraception pill. It's puzzling, the advocates say, because the Obama admini ...Read More

BIRMINGHAM, Mich. - It's a time of big decisions for college-bound seniors, and it can be a stressful one as families need to figure out how they'll pay for higher education. Many families don't bother to apply for federal aid, assuming they won't qualify, but Patrick O'Connor, director of college ...Read More

ALBANY, N.Y. - The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announced that groundwater in Wyoming had been contaminated by chemicals associated with fracking - the process used to extract natural gas and oil using pressurized water and other fluids. It was news that didn't surprise Ramsay Adam ...Read More

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - A small non-profit that helps seniors stay in their homes and stay active is aiming to catch the wave of retiring baby boomers. East Rock Village, serving residents of New Haven, Hamden and North Haven, won a $100,000 matching grant and raised the other $100,000 in just a few mont ...Read More

HARRISBURG, Penn. - Just back from a four-day, "Take Back the Capitol" rally in Washington, D.C., a Pennsylvania woman says the message being delivered by thousands like herself to lawmakers was clear and consistent. Ginger Primus, Homestead, says that message revolves around the need for jobs and e ...Read More

EL PASO, Texas - National crime rankings released last week confirmed that, for the second year in a row, El Paso is the safest city in the U.S. with a population of more than 500,000. It's evidence that public perception about the border does not always match reality, according to immigrant-rights ...Read More

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Lawmakers have returned to Charleston for a special legislative session on Marcellus Shale drilling rules. One part of the bill they're debating would require the natural gas industry to report how many of the jobs are going to state residents. Some in the industry have said doin ...Read More

FRANKFORT, Ky. - "Broken beyond repair" is how death penalty abolitionists describe Kentucky's system of capital punishment. They believe results of a two-year review of the death penalty by legal scholars, attorneys and former Kentucky Supreme Court justices signal it is time for an outright ban of ...Read More

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