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Archive: June 21, 2011

CHICAGO - Today is the first calendar day of summer, and two Illinois groups are getting together to help you save some money on your warm-weather utility bills. The Citizens Utility Board (CUB) and the Environmental Law and Policy Center (ELPC) are urging ComEd and Ameren customers to take advantag ...Read More

INDIANAPOLIS - A state task force is gathering up data, views and personal experience to help craft a plan to address the growing number of Hoosiers with Alzheimer's disease. More than 120,000 state residents have it, a number that is expected to grow as the Baby Boom generation ages. Obesity gets ...Read More

FRANKLIN, Tenn. - Tennessee could be the big winner in the global market to produce the next generation of cars that run on electricity. The Tennessee Electric Vehicle Summit, organized by automaker Nissan and the Pew Clean Energy Program, was held Monday in Franklin, not far from where Nissan will ...Read More

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - The Florida Education Association (FEA) has filed a lawsuit in Circuit Court in Tallahassee seeking to stop the effective 3 percent pay cut for teachers, school employees and other state workers imposed by the Florida Legislature and signed by Gov. Rick Scott. The suit asserts th ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Many worked for decades to save for retirement, but instead of enjoying their golden years, increasing numbers of older Ohioans are part of what's being called a "mounting hunger epidemic." Nora Nees, director of child and senior nutrition services for the Ohio Association of Sec ...Read More

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. - The State of New York shouldn't go looking for jobs in all the wrong places, according to workers' rights and immigration activists. They're wary about plans in Albany to create regional economic development councils, and they're holding a news conference in Central Islip, outs ...Read More

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - West Virginia construction workers are upset that a $10 million project being built at Kinetic Park in Huntington employs labor that is almost entirely "imported" from elsewhere. is building a new call center and office at the publicly-supported business park. Mark J ...Read More

GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - New uranium mining claims near Grand Canyon National Park will be banned for another six months, and possibly much longer. On Monday, U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar told a Grand Canyon news conference he would prefer a 20-year mining ban on a million acres surrounding the ...Read More

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