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Archive: April 6, 2011

MINNEAPOLIS - People who go to work today are being urged to tell their bosses to "take a walk" - for better health, that is. As part of National Start Walking Day, the American Heart Association also is encouraging everyone to wear sneakers to work today and get some exercise. Rachel Larson, a c ...Read More

PORTLAND, Ore. - If there's something fun or carefree about getting older, it can't be found in a new survey of people age 50 and older in Oregon. Instead, eight in ten respondents said they're worried about their financial futures, health-care costs and having the ability to stay sharp and healthy ...Read More

CONCORD, N.H. - With each new day, new ideas are born for the scammers who aim to liberate people from their hard-earned cash. According to a new AARP poll of Granite Staters, it's a top concern for those in the 50-plus set. Bob Denz, a former FBI agent and a volunteer for AARP New Hampshire, says ...Read More

HARRISBURG, Pa. - More than 120 busineses, groups and elected officials have signed a petition to have federal environmental officials take a closer look at how Marcellus shale drilling in Pennsylvania and five other states affects Chesapeake Bay. Matt Ehrhart, who heads the Chesapeake Bay Foundati ...Read More

LARAMIE, Wyo. - The town of Pavillion, Wyo., is one of the stars of a documentary being shown today in Laramie and Thursday in Cheyenne. "Gasland" features landowner experiences with natural-gas drilling in 24 states. Film director Josh Fox became interested in those stories after turning down an e ...Read More

GEORGETOWN, Ky. - One way to get survivors of domestic violence on the road to self-sufficiency is to get them on the road - literally - with a vehicle to get to school or work. That's why Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky has awarded the Kentucky Domestic Violence Association (KDVA) $20,000 to he ...Read More

DES MOINES, Iowa - A group of 14 cancer survivors from Iowa leaves today for Nepal, planning to climb at least partway up Mount Everest. Gail Endres, 64, of Ankeny. the group's oldest member, says the purpose of the trip to the 18,000-foot South Base camp is to demonstrate that a cancer diagnosis i ...Read More

RALEIGH, N.C. - Critics of a controversial proposal that backers say would reform the state's Racial Justice Act argue that the real goal of a handful of lawmakers is to repeal it. Five North Carolina lawmakers selected the anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination to introduce a co ...Read More

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