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A bipartisan deal reached to avert U.S. government default. Also on our Tuesday rundown: a new report calculates the high hospital costs for employers. Plus, new legislation could help protect Florida's at-risk wildlife.

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Archive: June 27, 2012

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BALTIMORE - Hundreds of thousands of dollars are being handed out today as part of the Green Streets-Green Jobs-Green Towns initiative. The grants, totaling $367,000, are going to 10 projects that have found ways to wrap up watershed protections, street improvements and new jobs - all at once. The ...Read More

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BALTIMORE - Meet an all-star, learn something new and receive a nutritious meal. That's the pitch to families in Baltimore today to raise awareness about the "Super Summer" campaign, which serves meals at more than 400 sites - and Orioles outfielder Adam Jones is lending his star power to reach mor ...Read More

Loggerhead turtle swimming out of a TED, Photo by NOAA

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Congress is weighing in on a rule that advocates say could save the lives of thousands of sea turtles every year. Florida sea turtles turn up injured or dead in neighboring states because of the use of shrimp nets off the Gulf and south Atlantic coasts. Florida requires the u ...Read More

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SAN JUAN, Texas - Housing advocates are warning Texans who have fallen behind of their property taxes to beware of letters from law firms offering to pay the back taxes. Those offers of assistance could lead to lost homes. It's all-too common in areas hit hardest by the recent recession, according ...Read More

RICHMOND, Va. - A new law set to go into effect in Virginia on Sunday will make the act of strangulation or choking a felony - a more serious offense than the Class 1 assault-and-battery misdemeanor charge now on the books. One advocate for the new law, Michael Ducette, commonwealth attorney for th ...Read More

DENVER - June has been a record-setter in Colorado - and not in a good way. For the last week, temperatures topped 100 degrees in many parts of the state - smashing daily highs and setting up June 2012 to become one of the hottest in Colorado history, according to the National Weather Service. Eve ...Read More

North Carolina teachers engage with Per Blix of the Danish company Vestforbraending, as he discusses the company’s process of burning trash to create electricity for Danish homes.

CARY, N.C. - Despite tight school budgets, a group of North Carolina teachers traveled to Denmark this month as part of an immersion program, funded by private donations. The Global Teachers' Denmark program hosted 31 educators from around the state to expose them to Danish culture - particularly c ...Read More

DES MOINES, Iowa - Iowa is one of four states where discussions are being held with policymakers, planners and architects, city and county leaders and business leaders to promote the idea of making all communities what is being called "age-friendly." Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad, along with Nancy LeaMo ...Read More

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