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Archive: May 17, 2011

DENVER - The health indicator rankings for Colorado are dismal: 44th nationwide in insured children; 23rd in the nation for childhood obesity; and 34th when it comes to childhood exercise. However, a multi-million-dollar multi-year grant to expand the reach of Family Resource Centers statewide aims ...Read More

DENVER - Cuts to schools, or higher taxes. That's the choice presented to Coloradans in a new campaign designed to stem the cutbacks in education statewide. The campaign is called "Save Our Schools" and it's spearheaded by State Senator Rollie Heath. The Boulder Democrat is gathering signatures for ...Read More

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Republican state lawmakers in Minnesota Monday refused Democratic-Farmer-Labor Governor Mark Dayton's proposed budget compromise, sticking to an all-cuts approach to close the state's deficit. Proposed cuts to higher education currently amount to 14 percent, resulting in the lowest ...Read More

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Some residents of Wetzel County in northern West Virginia are asking the state to regulate the fumes coming off certain natural gas drilling sites into the Marcellus Shale formations deep underground. Bill Hughes with the Wetzel County Action Group says the West Virginia Division ...Read More

DES MOINES, Iowa - Downtown Des Moines has caught the attention of a national organization focused on preserving historic structures and revitalizing downtown cores across the country: The National Main Streets Conference is holding its 25th annual event in Des Moines. Thom Guzman, director of the ...Read More

JACKSON, Wyo. - Wyoming's Hoback River is listed as one of America's "most endangered" in a report released today by the organization American Rivers. Ten waterways are featured each year; they aren't necessarily the most polluted, but rather rivers that face pollution risks. The Hoback is number se ...Read More

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Details, details, details. More than 400 scientists and about 300,000 lay people from across the country are asking for more "details" in the National Forest Management Act. The public comment period ended Monday, and New Mexico Congressman Martin Heinrich is echoing the call for ...Read More

RICHMOND, Va. - The Roanoke River is number three on a list of endangered rivers put out annually by the conservation group American Rivers. The dubious distinction stems from a plan by a company called Virginia Uranium to get the state to overturn a 1982 ban on uranium mining so as to be able to wo ...Read More

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