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Archive: September 25, 2012

PHOTO: Gov. John Kitzhaber addresses members of the Oregon Commission on Public Safety. Photo credit: Shannon Wight

PORTLAND, Ore. - Governor John Kitzhaber addressed the Oregon Commission on Public Safety Reform on Monday as it takes on the task of reeling in prison spending in Oregon. The effort has a variety of backers that aren't usually known for working together, all members of a Coalition for Safety and Sa ...Read More

PHOTO: John Crabtree

LYONS, Neb. - Critical rural development and beginning-farmer programs are at risk of having their funds evaporate because Congress has failed to pass a 2012 Farm Bill. John Crabtree of the Center for Rural Affairs says the clock is ticking. "We've come to the 11th hour, we don't have a Farm Bill, ...Read More

PHOTO: Bus driver Ric Clark at the wheel.

RICHMOND, Va. - Books on board - Learning in progress! That's the mantra of one Prince William County school bus driver who turned the bus into a "library on wheels." Ric Clark was voted the "Education Support Professional of the Year by the Virginia Education Association for his efforts in creating ...Read More

IMAGE: Voter Registration Form. Courtesy Secretary of State's Office.

COLUMBUS, Ohio - With just two weeks until deadline, time is short for Ohioans who need to register to vote in the November 6 election. Today is National Voter Registration Day, and across the state efforts are underway to ensure all those who are eligible to vote make it to the polls in November. ...Read More

Gloria Davila (ourtesy Gloria Davila)
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SAN ANTONIO, Texas - Texas' 23rd congressional district is huge, sweeping 550 miles from San Antonio to El Paso. Also huge is tonight's debate between Republican incumbent Representative Quico Canseco (R-San Antonio) and Democratic challenger Pete Gallego (Alpine). It's receiving national attentio ...Read More

Diane Brown, executive director, AZ PIRG (Public Interest Research Group)

PHOENIX - In line with the Affordable Care Act, the Arizona Department of Insurance is proposing a state rate-review process for health insurance. But the watchdog group Arizona PIRG calls the proposal vague, saying it lacks specifics about transparency and public input. Arizona PIRG director Diane ...Read More

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

SEATTLE - Federal agencies, conservation groups, fishermen and sportsmen, Native American tribes and dam managers have rarely all been in the same room - unless it's a courtroom - in the long battle over how to restore native salmon and steelhead populations in the Northwest. However, one leader i ...Read More

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