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Archive: December 27, 2012

Photo: License plate reader camera. Courtesy: ACLU of NC

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Police departments around the state will be on extra patrols this weekend, in preparation for the New Year's holiday. Many of them – 16, in fact – will do so with new license plate reader cameras. The cameras put the information on drivers and their location into a sea ...Read More

PHOTO: The idea of a state Earned Income Tax Credit in Kentucky now has the backing of the governor's tax reform panel.

FRANKFORT, Ky. - A tax credit for the working poor was heavily debated this year, but survived to make the list of proposed state tax code changes sent to Gov. Steve Beshear by his blue-ribbon commission. A state Earned Income Tax Credit is seen by proponents as one of the best tools to help workin ...Read More

PHOTO: The Basel Action Network estimates 75 percent of the electronic waste that arrives in Lagos, Nigeria, is not reusable. BAN says too often, as in this photo, it ends up being dumped. Courtesy BAN.

SEATTLE - “Out with the old, in with the new” takes on a whole new meaning when the topic is electronic gear. A new national certification program born in Seattle ensures that recyclers properly dispose of items such as laptops, televisions and cell phones. According to the Basel Action ...Read More

IMAGE: Map of Eastern Corridor Project, near Cincinnati. The plan was on the list of the 50 worst transportation projects in the U.S.

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Two Ohio projects have landed on the Sierra Club's list of the nation's 50 best and worst transportation projects. The Sierra Club's new report highlighted the Eastern Corridor Highway near Cincinnati as one of the worst transportation plans. It would drive a new four-lane roadway ...Read More

PHOTO: Research indicates that half of all lifetime cases of mental illness begin by the age of 14.

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - Half of all lifetime cases of mental illness begin by age 14, research indicates. Parents can often see issues that arise but may not know where to turn. Jennifer Kline, executive director of South Dakota Voices for Children, says it is sometimes difficult for parents to seek he ...Read More

PHOTO: The Basel Action Network estimates 75 percent of the electronic waste that arrives in Lagos, Nigeria, is not reusable. BAN says too often, as in this photo, it ends up being dumped. Courtesy BAN.

EAGAN, Minn. - “Out with the old, in with the new”' takes on a whole new meaning when the topic is electronic gear. Laptops, televisions and cell phones should never be dumped in the garbage, says Gregg Bjork, senior vice president of Minnesota-based Materials Processing Corp., because ...Read More

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