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Archive: April 20, 2011

DENVER - State legislators are considering a potential new law (SB 130) that would require building owners to let prospective tenants or buyers know how energy-efficient a commercial space is. Comments from Gene Tag, owner of Denver's 1515 Restaurant. A group of Denver-area businesses could be the ...Read More

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Heart-health advocates are expecting thousands of people from Fayette County and surrounding areas to lace up their sneakers for the annual Central Kentucky Heart Walk this Saturday at Commonwealth Stadium in Lexington. Jennifer Ebert, Heart Walk director, says it doesn't matter wh ...Read More

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - The verbal war over public-worker pensions is fueling political debate at the state Capitol. Republicans are seeking to privatize the state pension fund, while 650,000 Florida civil servants say their pension fund is one of the best in the country and are asking why it should be ...Read More

MENDOTA HEIGHTS, Minn. - Minnesotans are making great strides in some areas but losing ground in others in the fight against cancer, according to a new report. Death rates in seven of the top 15 cancer types have declined for both men and women over the most recent five and 10-year periods, accordi ...Read More

SEATTLE - One of history's wettest springs in many parts of Washington underscores the purpose of a new campaign to create 12,000 Rain Gardens in the dozen counties that surround Puget Sound. A rain garden can work in any urban area to filter pollution from rainwater and prevent flooding. It involv ...Read More

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - As the state House Health Committee prepares to vote today on the interstate compact bill that challenges federal health-care reform, Tennesses senior citizens are receiving automated telephone calls misrepresenting AARP's position on the bill. AARP Tennessee is calling the robo- ...Read More

SPRING VALLEY, N.Y. - Funeral services are scheduled Thursday for LaShanda Armstrong and three of her children, who died when the Newburgh woman drove into the Hudson River last week. Armstrong had filed an order of protection from an abusive boyfriend, reports say. Often in such cases, according ...Read More

CASPER, Wyo. - Wyoming is singled out in a new report on oil, gas and coal development and how those projects affect state economics. Of five Rocky Mountain energy-producing states, Wyoming sees the highest percentage of monetary benefit because of the level of production and state severance taxes. ...Read More

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