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Archive: March 21, 2011

VAIL, Colo. - The proposal to designate the Hidden Gems Wilderness in the Central Rockies area stalled in Congress late last year, but a campaign pushing its passage is back in full swing. Supporters are calling it "Hidden Gems 2.0." The campaign highlights the compromises made to ensure that the pr ...Read More

CHICAGO - Wednesday marks the first anniversary of the Affordable Care Act, the health reform bill that aims to get health care to millions of uninsured people in Illinois and around the nation. Dr. James Galloway, a cardiologist with the Midwest Region of the Department of Health and Human Services ...Read More

LANSING, Mich. - Unresolved lawsuits may still linger around the the Affordable Care Act, but this week marks the health care law's first anniversary. Dana Lawrence, communications manager for Michigan Primary Care Association, says Michigan residents are already benefiting from some of the first pr ...Read More

ALBANY, N.Y. - Home visitation programs that help prevent child abuse and neglect could run out of money unless Gov. Cuomo and the legislature work out differences in their respective plans for funding, according to advocates of programs like Healthy Families New York. The governor proposed lumping ...Read More

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - California women wanting to chemically straighten their hair may want to think twice before exposing themselves, and their hairdressers, to what could be dangerous levels of toxic chemicals. The cosmetics industry's safety review board has just concluded that products containing ...Read More

RALEIGH, N.C. - Tartar build-up on a child's teeth can break down his or her ability to find success in the classroom, according to educators. Thirty-seven-percent of children entering kindergarten in North Carolina have already experienced tooth decay, and half of them have continuing tooth decay p ...Read More

PHOENIX, Ariz.- Long-distance passenger trains would return to Phoenix under a 20-year plan adopted by the Arizona State Transportation Board. Serena Unrein of Arizona PIRG (Public Interest Research Group) says the state's rail system would be upgraded for both passenger and freight trains. "Passen ...Read More

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - With the failure of lawmakers to agree on how to reform rules for so-called Marcellus natural gas drilling, and with a call for a moratorium on new permits, legislators say the next step is to try to negotiate a compromise. Such drilling into the Marcellus Shale formation deep be ...Read More

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