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Archive: September 20, 2012

RALEIGH, N.C. - What are the costs of fracking? A new report out today on the controversial natural gas drilling process puts the estimate at millions of dollars. Elizabeth Ouzts, state director of Environment North Carolina, says the organization's report details a wide variety of fracking costs, ...Read More

GRAPHIC: The Little Things for Cancer Logo.

COLUMBIA, Md. - Everyday details can get lost in the whirlwind of cancer treatment. Paying bills, cooking dinner, child care and transportation can cause stress for patients and their families. A local organization is there to make life easier for them, however. Wendy Letow, founder of The Little T ...Read More

PHOTO: Collage of voir dire workshop instructors. Photo credit: Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association.

LARAMIE, Wyo. - Most people called for jury duty never make it to the jury box. They're filtered out through lotteries. However, if you're curious about how it all works behind the scenes, there's an opportunity Saturday in Laramie: The annual University of Wyoming College of Law voir dire competiti ...Read More

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - With 25 percent of people between ages 44 and 70 wanting to start their own business, AARP and the Small Business Administration (SBA) are teaming up to help answer start-up questions. October 2 is "Encore Entrepreneur Mentor Day," according to June Lyle, AARP Indiana state dire ...Read More

PHOTO: Sockeye salmon in Redfish Lake. Photo credit: Neil Ever Osborne/Save Our Wild Salmon

BOISE, Idaho - Each autumn, agencies take stock of how the state's native salmon and steelhead are faring. Spring chinook are holding steady compared with last year, summer chinook are down about 70 percent, sockeye are down more than 70 percent and steelhead and fall chinook counts are still under ...Read More

LE ROY, N.Y. - The impact of $2 billion in cuts to state aid to education over the last two years is being felt again this fall in cancelled after-school activities, laid-off teachers, larger classes and a heightening of the disparity between the haves and have-nots among school systems. Dr. Mike Gl ...Read More

DES MOINES, Iowa - Jobs may be the overriding issue for many voters in this election, but a new survey by AARP finds that for one segment of voters, financial security in retirement, taxes and health expenses are what make them most anxious. David Certner, AARP legislative counsel and director of le ...Read More

PHOTO: The garden at CCA Food Bank of Clatsop County. Photo courtesy of CCA Food Bank of Clatsop County.

ONTARIO, Ore. - Requests for food to help stretch Oregon paychecks reached another high in the past year, according to the Oregon Food Bank. The 1.124 million emergency boxes its network distributed from July 1, 2011, to June 30, 2012, represent a 10 percent increase from the previous year. And yet ...Read More

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