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Archive: August 17, 2011

DENVER - As Colorado students head back to school this week, a challenge faces some parents and teachers: how to keep children out of the classroom when they are ill or injured, but their parents don't have paid sick days to care for them. It's a problem even at Denver's newest school, the Center f ...Read More

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Voters in Appalachian coal states oppose mountaintop removal mining by two to one - and in some cases three to one - according to a new poll done jointly by Democratic and Republican survey firms. About 1,300 likely voters in four states were polled recently, says Celinda Lake, ...Read More

FRANKFORT, Ky. - The lingering effects of the Great Recession are taking a toll on Kentucky children, according to new data showing a wipeout of any earlier gains in fighting poverty. The annual KIDS COUNT report by the Annie E. Casey Foundation shows the Bluegrass State still among the bottom 10 s ...Read More

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Immigrants' rights groups claim the "Secure Communities" program targets mostly law-abiding immigrants for deportation, and are angry that the Obama administration has said states can't opt out of it. The controversy is in stark contrast to New Haven's experience of the past four ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohioans are being encouraged to dedicate the upcoming tenth anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks to projects that can make a difference in their local communities. AARP made a commitment after 9/11 to honor those whose lives were lost with a day of service. Associate state director ...Read More

NEW YORK - Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed a new "Complete Streets" measure into law that should eventually make it safer for pedestrians, bikers and parents with strollers to navigate New York streets. Locals say the new law is especially important on Long Island, where multi-lane highways were built ...Read More

AUSTIN, Texas - Texas ranks 35th among all states when it comes to the overall well-being of children, according to this year's national KIDS COUNT Data Book, released today. Texas has been in the bottom third for the past decade. The state also ranks ninth worst in terms of child poverty - a parti ...Read More

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