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Archive: December 21, 2011

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The lucky Ohioans will be spending their holidays at home with family and friends. But hundreds of thousands who are not so lucky have no place to call home. Last year at this time, about 150,000 Ohioans were homeless. Today, that number is up as much as 10 percent, according to Bi ...Read More

RICHMOND, Va. - To keep the ban or lift it? That question regarding the nearly 30-year ban on uranium mining in Virginia remains unanswered for now. A new report commissioned by the state was released this week by the National Academy of Sciences. It assesses a variety of issues, including possible ...Read More

HELENA, Mont. - Thirty-seven names will be read today at events in Helena, Billings and Kalispell for Homeless Persons' Memorial Day. That's how many Montanans died in the past year because of issues related to homelessness - the highest number since the day was first commemorated in the state. She ...Read More

HARTFORD, Conn. - Today is the winter solstice, the longest night of the year. It's also the day each year when advocates for the homeless remember those who have died and remind the people of Connecticut that homelessness is not inevitable. Every year, says Carol Walter, executive director of the ...Read More

LAS VEGAS - It's down to the final week to come up with the perfect gifts for those on your holiday list - and Nevada consumer advocates warn it is also prime time for scams masquerading as charities. Giving to a charitable cause is a great gift idea during the holidays, according to Deborah Jaqui ...Read More

PHOENIX - Arizona's first large-scale solar-energy plant located on public land has been approved by the federal Interior Department. The Sonoran Solar Project will be built on Bureau of Land Management lands located about 10 miles south of Buckeye. John Shepard, senior adviser for the Sonoran Ins ...Read More

DENVER - The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday rejected a Senate-approved bill which would have extended the payroll tax cut and long-term jobless benefits for an additional two months. Without a compromise, Americans will see a 2 percent payroll tax increase on Jan. 1. Kelly Wiedemer is wo ...Read More

NEW YORK - Advocates for education in New York credit activism by the local "99 percent" in 2011 - from parent, student and teacher rallies to the Occupy movement - for pushing lawmakers and Gov. Andrew Cuomo to enact a more progressive state tax structure. At local school-board meetings, in tents ...Read More

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