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Archive: June 13, 2011

LOS ANGELES - With the goal of helping under-served communities better understand the health care system, a new federal initiative by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) may look to a program that has been successful in California since 2007. The L.A. Care Health Plan has trained nearl ...Read More

RICHMOND, Va. - School is almost out for the summer, but educators in Virginia say that's no reason for children to put away all their books. There's a place they can go that's free, air-conditioned and educational, and just about every community has one: The public library. Students who don't read ...Read More

MADISON, Wis. - As the political unrest over Wisconsin's proposed state budget continues, a watchdog group has filed complaints against three of the 11 state senators targeted for recall election. Mike McCabe, executive director of the non-partisan Wisconsin Democracy Campaign, calls the money being ...Read More

OCALA, Fla. - Legislation introduced in Congress could level the playing field for farmers in Florida and elsewhere. The Rural America Preservation Act of 2011, sponsored by Sens. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, and Tim Johnson, D-S.D., could help small and mid-sized farmers by changing the cap on farm com ...Read More

CHICAGO - More than 60 of the nation's charitable foundations are seeking new ways to help Americans who have been left out, economically or politically. They are pledging to focus on more strategic giving, to try to alleviate the causes of such problems as the foreclosure crisis and the growing gap ...Read More

THERMOPOLIS, Wyo. - Wyoming kids are gearing up for summer fun, and the Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association (WTLA) is working to make sure that "gear" includes a helmet. The organization distributes hundreds of free bicycle helmets each year, and presents safety demonstrations at fairs and schools. ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Eliminating Ohio's estate tax would be a blow to local governments already struggling to pay for essential public services, a new report finds. The estate tax generates revenue by taxing the transfer of an estate's assets, and its opponents argue that the tax is a drain on local eco ...Read More

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Crossing the road in Tennessee can be deadly. A new report from Transportation for America says in the last decade, 806 Tennesseans were killed in accidents along the roadside while they were walking - almost 200 of them on rural roads. Nationwide, more than 47,000 people were k ...Read More

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