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Archive: August 23, 2012

PHOTO: Blue-Green Algae

TAINTER LAKE, Wis. - It has been a tale of two summers in Wisconsin this year: cool and wet in the north; hot and dry in the south. The drought in southern Wisconsin has meant a proliferation of blue-green algae blooms, which can be deadly to people and pets. Peg McAloon lives on Tainter Lake in D ...Read More

PHOTO: A student at Old Mill Middle School North in Millersville, MD, studies while enjoying school breakfast.

BALTIMORE - As students head back to school, Maryland teachers say children too often aren't prepared to learn. It's not a lack of pencils or paper, they say; it's a lack of food. A survey released today by Share Our Strength's No Kid Hungry campaign finds that more than three out of five Maryland ...Read More

PHOTO: A train loaded with coal on the Bellingham tracks, near homes and Boulevard Park. Photo credit: Paul K. Anderson
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BELLINGHAM, Wash. - The process for putting a new rail shipping terminal on the Washington coast isn't exactly clipping along like a fast-moving train. It could take years to do the environmental studies and more years to build the Gateway Pacific Terminal now proposed for Whatcom County. In the mea ...Read More

Infographic: Hunger in Schools courtesy of Share Our Strength.

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - As Colorado children head back to school, a new report finds many of them are going to class hungry. The survey of teachers by Share Our Strength finds that three out of five teachers in Colorado - and across the country - report they are seeing the effects of hunger in the ...Read More

RALEIGH, N.C. - As a swing state, North Carolina has been flooded with presidential campaign ads for months, and voter advocates say the airwaves are only going to get more clogged with campaign commercials. Brent Laurenz, executive director of the North Carolina Center for Voter Education, says it ...Read More

PHOTO: Residents protesting foreclosures. Photo credit: ESOP

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The housing bubble may have burst several years ago, but many Ohio communities continue to suffer the effects of the foreclosure crisis. An estimated one-third of all homeowners in the state are "underwater" on their mortgage, meaning they owe more than their home is worth. It's ...Read More

GRAPHIC: PA Department of State Voter ID Card form

HARRISBURG, Pa. - Pennsylvanians who need a photo ID, now required for voting, can get one from the state Department of Transportation free of charge - but a new report says finding out about it is no easy task. During June and July, says Sharon Ward, executive director of the Pennsylvania Budget a ...Read More

PHOTO: Bacon Ice Cream. Courtesy of Minnesota State Fair.

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Music, food, farm and fun are the draws today as the turnstiles open on the 2012 Minnesota State Fair. The food often is the highlight of the fair, and spokeswoman Brienna Schuette says more than 450 foods are available - including 40 new ones. "Everything from bacon ice cream to ...Read More

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