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Archive: May 29, 2012

FRANKFORT, Ky. - Advocates for children in Kentucky and across the country say the youngest Americans are being ignored so far in the presidential campaigns, and they're hoping that changes before November. The group Every Child Matters says big business is steering the campaigns with multimillion ...Read More

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RICHMOND, Va. - Winter was mild, after last summer broke high heat records all over the country, March 2012 was the warmest March on record, and a new report from the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) says it's all just a taste of what is to come. Daniel Lashof, who is director of the NRDC ...Read More

MADISON, Wis. - The most expensive and contentious election in Wisconsin history is a week away. Mike McCabe, who heads the non-partisan Wisconsin Democracy Campaign, says much of the record amount of money being spent on both sides of the campaign to recall Governor Scott Walker was overkill. "Th ...Read More

Lesley Gamble paddles through green slime outbreak on the Santa Fe River on May 22, 2012. Photo by John Moran.

HIGH SPRINGS, Fla. - This Memorial Day weekend, red, white and blue weren't the only colors visible on Florida waterways. Visitors also saw green "summer slime" on the water in some parts of the state. The unwanted color is caused by blooms or outbreaks of algae, fed by a toxic combination of indust ...Read More

RALEIGH, N.C. - Nonprofits in North Carolina are gathering today in Raleigh to prepare for the tough budget talks ahead, after severe cuts last year. Leaders from organizations serving all 100 counties will meet for special training on how they can more effectively share their messages with lawmaker ...Read More

PHOENIX - It's the time of year when backyard swimming pools get the heaviest use in Arizona, but it's also when they cost the most to operate. A new state law says only high-efficiency pool pumps can be installed in new pools or as replacements for older filter pumps. And even if an existing pump s ...Read More

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COLUMBUS, Ohio - It was a sizzling Memorial Day weekend in the Buckeye State, and a new report finds excessive heat is likely to continue in years to come, with deadly consequences. According to data from the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), 150,000 Americans could die by the end of the cen ...Read More

NEW YORK - With the unofficial start of summer, some local advocates for workers are turning up the heat on the New York State Senate on the issue of raising New York's minimum wage. The Assembly has already passed a measure that would increase the minimum wage to $8.50 per hour. Karina Claudio, le ...Read More

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