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Archive: September 15, 2011

HARTFORD, Conn. - Feeding yourself on $4 a day in Connecticut is no easy task. This month during Hunger Action Month, groups which provide food assistance are urging those who are more fortunate to take the SNAP Challenge. The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program provides $4 a day on average, ...Read More

NEW YORK - A rally today in the nation's capital will highlight the 2.5 million Americans who some call the nation's "silent safety net": grandparents who are raising their children's kids. The number of families in that situation jumped by more than 5 percent in the first year of the Great Recessi ...Read More

NEW YORK - Nearly 2 million New York children, adults and seniors with major health problems could face life-threatening challenges if the debt-reducing so-called "super committee" on Capitol Hill were to approve spending cuts to Medicaid, according to a new study. Patients struggling with cancer, ...Read More

LARAMIE, Wyo. - Wyomingites can get a behind-the-scenes peek at the court system this weekend by serving on a jury. Volunteers are needed for the fourth annual University of Wyoming College of Law voir dire competition, when the next generation of lawyers will hone their skills in selecting juries f ...Read More

PORTLAND, Ore. - From immigrants' rights groups to religious, labor and business organizations, more than a dozen groups in Oregon joined in a national day of action on Wednesday to voice their united opposition to the Electronic Employment Verification System (EEVS), commonly known as E-Verify. It ...Read More

DES MOINES, Iowa - Before anyone else can hunt deer in Iowa, hunters with disabilities will get a chance starting Saturday. The timing of the special two-week hunting season is designed to coincide with better weather, says state deer biologist Tom Litchfield. "A season at this time is a much bet ...Read More

LYONS, Neb. - Sustainable agriculture practices often face an uphill battle. The Center for Rural Affairs, along with the Iowa Farmers Union, surveyed bankers, insurers and producers on the question of discrimination against those who try sustainable operations. Report author Traci Bruckner, poli ...Read More

ST. LOUIS - One in six Missourians is living in poverty, according to a Census Bureau report released this week. That's more than 15 percent of the state's population, and slightly higher than the national average. The report also found that more than 850,000 Missourians had no health coverage, alm ...Read More

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