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Archive: December 19, 2011

STAR, Idaho - Legislation requiring laptops for ninth-graders has been a top story in Idaho this year, but kindergarteners in one small public school may be ahead of the tech-learning curve: They're working on iTouches. Students through third grade at Star Elementary School near Boise use those devi ...Read More

CHICAGO - Holiday treats are for people, not dogs. That's the message from veterinarians this month, reminding pet owners that holidays can be a hazardous time for animals. Lindsay Seilheimer, a veterinarian at the University of Illinois Chicago Center for Veterinary Medicine, says too many people ...Read More

MADISON, Wis. - During the holidays, sharing treats is a sign of friendship, love and camaraderie, but it can take a toll on the heart and waistline. Gail Underbakke, a registered dietitian with the UW Preventive Cardiology Program, says tasty treats should be a part of this time of year, but don't ...Read More

LANSING, Mich. - Now that Michigan has adopted an anti-bullying law, schools have six months to come up with policies to protect pupils from bullying. Many social workers and psychologists are urging schools to put some teeth into those policies. That's because the new law does not name the types of ...Read More

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The recent suicide of well-known Kansas City TV meteorologist Don Harman has many people shining a light on the growing national problem of clinical depression. Jen Boyden, program director with the National Alliance on Mental Health of Greater Kansas City, says it is a serious ...Read More

BOULDER, Colo. - A new toolkit is streamlining the process for needy Coloradans to get help. The program is called PEAK - for Program Eligibility Assistance Kit. It begins with an online application that people can complete at home, and it includes ways to track social service benefits, and learn ab ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Recently, an elderly couple died in their home near Cincinnati from carbon monoxide poisoning. Experts often refer to it as "the silent killer." Carbon monoxide or CO, its chemical symbol, is impossible to see or smell, but inhaling it can be deadly. In the winter months, CO is espe ...Read More

RALEIGH, N.C. - Today, the waiting game begins to see whether lawsuits filed against new redistricting lines drawn by the North Carolina State Assembly will be resolved before candidates' 2012 filing deadline at the end of February. The new district lines affect many candidates and districts, and pl ...Read More

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