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Archive: April 7, 2011

ST. PAUL, Minn. - The American Cancer Society, American Heart Association, American Lung Association and Clearway Minnesota are joining forces today at the Capitol to rally against proposed legislation that aims to roll back the Freedom to Breathe Act. Physician Courtney Jordan Baechler, a preven ...Read More

COLVILLE, Wash. - Can loggers, recreational land users and conservationists see eye-to-eye on management of the same national forest? In northeastern Washington, they've been trying. For almost a decade, an unusual coalition has brought conservationists and the timber industry together to brainstor ...Read More

TACOMA, Wash. - If it takes a village to raise a child, it might also take one to keep that child fit and healthy. That's the approach Tacoma is taking on Friday, as after-school programs and businesses participate in the second annual community health fair. At the "Hilltop Healthy Kids and Family C ...Read More

SANTA MONICA, Calif. - People strolling California's beaches this month may be doing more than just enjoying the nice weather - some are citizen scientists. Volunteers with the environmental group, Heal the Bay, are walking the beaches collecting data about coastal and ocean activities in the state' ...Read More

PHOENIX, Ariz. - State child care assistance for Arizona's low-income working parents will end July 1, under the new budget adopted by lawmakers. The program was frozen in 2009, gradually reducing enrollment by 19,000. This latest cut will drop the remaining 13,000 kids. Arizona Child Care Associa ...Read More

RALEIGH, N.C. - Using a YouTube video, supporters of Smart Start - which is threatened by budget-cutters in the legislature - are fighting back with the help of business heavyweights including an engineer who designs high-tech military weaponry. They're pushing the need to invest in helping kids in ...Read More

WASHINGTON - Avoid a government shutdown. That's the message from a group of moderate Democratic Senators to U.S. House Speaker John Boehner. The group is led by Colorado's Mark Udall. On Wednesday, they sent a letter to the Congressman warning that a government shutdown would imperil the country's ...Read More

CASPER, Wyo. - What happens in Washington, D.C., doesn't stay in D.C. It travels to states, towns and neighborhoods, according to Dan Neal with the Equality State Policy Center. He recently visited with the state's congressional delegation about federal budget cuts that have been placed on the tab ...Read More

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