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Archive: August 28, 2012

PHOTO: Daniel Johnson. Photo by Dan Heyman

TAMPA, Fla. - After being pushed back a day by Hurricane Isaac, the Republican National Convention will kick into full gear today, but the Tea Party faction already has been busy, holding a Unity Rally in advance of the convention. Taking place at a Tampa mega-church, the rally included speakers suc ...Read More

PHOTO: Aerial view of Taylor Bridge Fire damage. Courtesy of Washington Dept. of Transportation.

ELLENSBURG, Wash. - Sometimes you need more than a fire crew to make it through a fire. You might even need an attorney. About 50 members of the Washington State Association for Justice (WSAJ) have offered to assist people affected by the massive Taylor Bridge Fire, southeast of Seattle in Kittitas ...Read More

Petra Falcon with volunteers  Photo Credit: Doug Ramsey

PHOENIX - Hundreds of young Latino volunteers with the group "Promise Arizona in Action" (PAZ in Action) have spent the summer registering more than 8,400 new voters across the state. During today's primary election, they are making sure those new voters cast their ballots. Volunteer Karen Guzman, ...Read More

PHOTO: Baby raccoon receives attention by Genesis staff. Courtesy of Genesis Wildlife Sanctuary

BEECH MOUNTAIN, N.C. - A western North Carolina wildlife sanctuary is fighting city hall, literally. Genesis Wildlife Sanctuary in Beech Mountain has sued the town for what it says is unjust and illegal treatment by municipal administrators. Last year, after rehabilitating wildlife and educating the ...Read More

PHOTO: School supplies. Photo credit: Mark Scheerer

HUNTINGTON, N.Y. - As much as forty percent of America's food supply is wasted on the way from production to consumption, according to a new report from the Natural Resources Defense Council. For that reason, nonprofits have long looked to rescue food from dumpsters behind restaurants and supermarke ...Read More

PHOTO: Ambulance crew. CREDIT: American Heart Association

BISMARCK, N.D. - A major initiative to save the lives of heart attack victims in North Dakota is more than halfway to its goal. The American Heart Association says since Mission: Lifeline began one year ago September, new diagnostic equipment has now been added to the equipment in 81 rural ambulance ...Read More

PHOTO: Large farm being harvested.  Corbis.  All Rights Reserved.

DES MOINES, Iowa - When President Obama was running for office four years ago, he made closing or capping farm payments to huge cooperate farms a centerpiece of his rural policy. Chuck Hassebrook, executive director of the Center for Rural Affairs, thinks the President needs to be reminded of his pr ...Read More

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