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Archive: April 2, 2012

CHICAGO - It's tax time, and the IRS is reminding Illinois parents who have adopted children to remember to apply for the Adoption Tax Credit. Michael Devine, IRS Midwest media relations spokesman, says the Affordable Care Act increased the amount of the credit and made it refundable, which means yo ...Read More

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DENVER - An ounce of prevention may be worth the proverbial pound of cure when it comes to dental health and children. A new "report card" found Colorado is in the bottom third of states when it comes to preventive dental care for kids. And that lack of care is playing out in children's health. Dr ...Read More

SEATTLE - Support for many environmental causes seems to run strictly along party lines, but a group of Republicans is trying to change that in Congress. They are asking House Speaker John Boehner to help push 19 bills through the House to designate new wilderness areas, conserve wetlands and fight ...Read More

ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Michigan outdoors people and small businesses who cater to them are counting their losses from "the winter that wasn't." Dawn Bodnar, executive director at the Indian River Chamber of Commerce, says it happened over and over again. The annual dog sled race: Cancelled. Ice hockey ...Read More

INDIANAPOLIS - Jobs will be scarce for Indiana teenagers this year. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in July of last year the teen job rate was the worst since 1948. There's no sign that things have gotten much better. Bill Stanczykiewicz, president and CEO of the Indiana Youth Institu ...Read More

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PORTLAND, Ore. - Oregon has taken another step on the road to health-care reform, with or without the Supreme Court decision on the Affordable Care Act. Board members of Oregon's Health CO-OP (Consumer Oriented and Operated Plan) will soon be traveling the state, asking people how they want their h ...Read More

PORTLAND, Ore. - Support for many environmental causes seems to run strictly along political lines, although a group of Republicans is working to change that in Congress. Republicans for Environmental Protection cites a list of 19 Republican-backed bills in the U.S. House that would designate new w ...Read More

CONCORD, N.H. - Voter identification, "Right to Work" and repealing the RGGI (Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative). If you look at legislation making its way through the New Hampshire legislature these days and compare it with that in some other states, you will see many of the same bills, almost wor ...Read More

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