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President Trump refuses to commit to a peaceful transfer of power post election; and COVID vaccine #4 needs volunteers.

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A new report highlights importance of keeping guns away from the polls; and Florida wants an investigation of a fund to help pay returning citizens' court fees and fines so they can vote.

Archive: October 8, 2012

PHOTO: Nikhil Goyal. Courtesy of School's Out Washington.
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SEATTLE - Education reform efforts are underway in Washington and across the country. Students may be the focus of these discussions - but they are not often asked to be part of them. At a conference today in Seattle with the theme "Empower Youth Voices," educators and community leaders are learning ...Read More

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ST. LOUIS - A Missouri company, owned by a staunch Catholic, has filed notice of appeal after losing a "religious freedom" lawsuit over the government's plan to require health insurance to cover contraceptives. Several other companies have filed similar lawsuits. But Dan Cox, research director wit ...Read More

Photo: Wanda Marshall and Abigail Aukema at the grand opening of a new SBHC at Place Bridge Academy, a Denver Public School. Courtesy: Colorado Association for School-Based Health Care.
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DENVER - We're heading into the "flu season." According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the influenza bug can start spreading as early as October. However, now many Colorado kids now have a place to go when they get sick: school. The Colorado Health Foundation launched a nearly $11 milli ...Read More

Cat with Tube

RICHMOND, Va. - More than 180,000 signatures have been gathered for a petition against the use of live cats in University of Virginia (UVA) pediatrics residency program. Dr. John Pippin is director of academic affairs for the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, which has been leading the ...Read More

GRAPHIC: 25 people from around North Carolina will travel to Mexico for a week-long immersion into the language and culture. It's part of the Latino Initiative sponsored by The Center for International Understanding.

RALEIGH, N.C. - North Carolina's growing Hispanic population is prompting public services like local health departments to rethink how they communicate with the Spanish-speaking citizens in the state. During the spring 2011 tornadoes through Wake County, Sue Lynn Ledford, director of the Wake County ...Read More

PHOTO: Tates Hell State Forest, a Florida Forever project.

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Efforts continue to pass an amendment to Florida's state constitution to protect annual funding for environmental protection and restoration. The Florida Land and Legacy Campaign is working through a petition drive to put an amendment on the November 2014 ballot to guarantee annu ...Read More

Photo: Hunter in Sunrise   Courtesy of: NWF

CHEBOYGAN, Mich. - Anyone who thinks hunters vote mainly on the issue of gun rights might want to think again. A new poll of sportsmen finds the vast majority concerned about things like wildlife habitat and clean water. Most who were surveyed for the National Wildlife Federation consider themselves ...Read More

PHOTO: Tom Retzack is a survivor of breast cancer. According the American cancer society about 2,200 men will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year.

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. - Tom Retzack of Sheboygan is a man's man, a sports official who puts on the stripes and blows the whistle at football, basketball and baseball games. Retzack is also a breast cancer survivor, who will soon pass the nine-year mark since his first diagnosis. He's glad he was sitting d ...Read More

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