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Archive: January 7, 2013

PHOTO: A new poll shows support is rising in Kentucky for a statewide law to snuff out smoking in public places.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - A new poll out today shows that three of every five Kentuckians want to snuff out smoking in public places across the Commonwealth. Current smoking bans in Kentucky are a patchwork of local laws, and poll data released by the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky show 59 percent suppor ...Read More

Photo: Indiana Mentor License Plate, photo courtesy: Indiana Mentoring Partnership

INDIANAPOLIS - January is National Mentoring Month, and there's an effort underway to recruit more mentors and match them with Hoosier kids. Bill Stanczykiewicz, president and CEO of the Indiana Youth Institute, says research shows that young people who are mentored tend to do better in life. "We'r ...Read More

Trapped female Mexican wolf whose leg was amputated due to suffering frostbite. This Mule Pack wolf was being transferred. PHOTO Credit: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

SILVER CITY, N.M. - Efforts to restore wolves to the wild continue to face obstacles. Most recently, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) granted itself a "recovery permit" to live-capture endangered wolves that enter New Mexico and Arizona from Mexico or the Rocky Mountains. As a result, the Ce ...Read More

Missouri's first utility-scale windfarm at King City             Photo credit: John Deere Wind Energy

JEFERSON CITY, Mo. - The trade group the American Wind Energy Association says the fiscal cliff deal is saving thousands of clean energy jobs in Missouri and around the nation. That's because the deal reinstated the wind energy tax credit that expired at the end of the year. Gene Cobb is relieved. ...Read More

Evanston cat owner Nura Aly              Photo credit: Mary Anne Meyers

CHICAGO - For years veterinarians have been encouraging pet owners to trim their pets' nails and brush their teeth, and now more and more pet owners and dog walkers are encouraged to learn animal CPR. It is taught all over the country, including several times a year at the Anti-Cruelty Society in Ch ...Read More

PHOTO: Pillars of the community? The new report

SEATTLE - In an effort to rebuild their tarnished reputations, the nation's biggest banks are touting their charitable contributions and community involvement. On closer inspection, however, they are not so charitable after all, according to a new report. The National Committee for Responsive Phil ...Read More

GRAPHIC: The 2012 State of the Bay Report from the Chesapeake Bay Foundation shows an improving picture but still a failing grade in terms of pollution and its effect on aquatic life and economies.<br />

HARRISBURG, Pa. - Pennsylvania continues to be a major player in the health of Chesapeake Bay, and a new report shows progress but still a fragile balance for that body of water. Harry Campbell, senior scientist for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, says the 2012 State of the Bay Report puts the Bay ...Read More

PHOTO: Advocated say that the South Dakota legislator needs to think carefully about what kinds of jobs they bring to their state.

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - With South Dakota voters rejecting a large-project development fund last November, it's expected that the new legislature, which begins this week, will seek other other avenues for helping larger businesses expand or locate in the state. Mark Anderson, president of the South Dako ...Read More

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