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Archive: December 5, 2011

RALEIGH, N.C. - Most toys on kids' wish lists will likely require batteries, but one North Carolina group is issuing a reminder that books can offer lifelong value to a child. Reach Out and Read distributes books to 130,000 children in need across the state through pediatricians. This holiday, the ...Read More

INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana mass transit is an issue taking center stage at the Hoosier Environmental Council's annual "Greening the Statehouse" forum this Saturday, December 10. Council executive director Jesse Kharbanda says 96 cents of every dollar spent by the state on transportation goes to highways ...Read More

DENVER - 'Tis the season for giving. Tuesday is the second annual Colorado Gives Day, a one-day coordinated giving effort benefiting not-for-profit organizations statewide. It is coordinated the program of the Community First Foundation. Giving First manager Dana Rinderknect says b ...Read More

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Calling Florida's growing toxic algae pollution of rivers and streams "nauseating," Earthjustice, along with the Florida Wildlife Federation and the Sierra Club, recently filed a legal challenge against the state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). Earthjustice Dire ...Read More

BOISE, Idaho - Securing Idaho's economic future requires a look at what's wild. More than 100 economists have sent a letter to President Obama and Congress, calling for investment in public lands infrastructure along with more protected designations to help local economies grow. Economist Gundars ...Read More

SEATTLE - Five oil refineries in Washington will be under new pressure to clean up their airborne emissions as a result of a district court decision on Friday. The Washington Environmental Council and the Sierra Club alleged that the state and regional clean air agencies have been violating the Clea ...Read More

NEW YORK - When Kerry Kennedy, daughter of the late Robert F. Kennedy, visits Beacon High School in New York City today, she'll bring with her a courageous victim of schoolroom brutality. The visit will introduce a new lesson on bullying that is being added to the education curriculum for New York s ...Read More

PHOENIX - Failure to protect Western national parks, monuments and wilderness areas will cost the Rocky Mountain region its competitive economic edge. That's the stark message in a letter to President Obama from more than 100 economists and academics. Ray Rasker of Headwaters Economics is one of t ...Read More

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