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Archive: May 10, 2012

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FEDERAL WAY, Wash. - Today, leaders of cities and counties in Washington are making an effort to listen to the teens in their communities. At a statewide summit for municipal leaders in Federal Way, the topic is "Building Community by Helping Kids." Federal Way Mayor Skip Priest says his city has ...Read More

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. - It's almost time to put more than the outgoing mail at your mailbox. Saturday is the 20th annual "Stamp Out Hunger" event, the biggest one-day charitable food drive in Oregon and the nation. It's traditionally timed to take place just before the school year ends, because many ...Read More

BOULDER, Colo. - Colorado's snowpack is less than a fourth of average for this time of year - which could mean a hot, dry summer following our warm, dry spring. Water experts say the state is on track to match the drought of 2002 - which may have some people considering water-stingy alternatives to ...Read More

LYONS, Neb. - Rural counties in the Midwest and Great Plains have higher incidence of poverty and greater rates of food insecurity, especially among children, according to a new report from the Center for Rural Affairs. Report author Jon Bailey, director of research and analysis for the CFRA, says t ...Read More

BOSTON - A Massachusetts prison inmate calling his or her mother on Mother's Day could pay as much as $.86 a minute. In some states, a collect call from jail can cost up to $2.75 a minute. Advocacy groups say these charges are additional burdens for families trying to provide support for incarcerate ...Read More

PHOENIX - It's National Nurses Week, and just as pioneering nurse Florence Nightingale tended to wounded soldiers, nurses today also are on the front lines, fighting to protect patient care. Many nurses are rallying around the Affordable Care Act, saying there's too much at stake to take away the l ...Read More

PHOTO: food ready to be donated. Photo Credit: Deborah Smith

HELENA, Mont. - Montana's biggest food drive of the year is this weekend. Nonperishable foods are picked up at the mailbox Saturday. "Stamp Out Hunger" food collections take place across the nation, and donations are used locally. Joy Bruck, AARP Montana state president, says AARP has teamed up wit ...Read More

MIAMI - More Floridians are having to ask for help because of the recession's ongoing impact. The state's Community Action Agencies are reporting a 20 percent increase in demand, from people such as Celestine Davis, who has been unemployed since 2008. She continues to search for work, and volunteer ...Read More

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