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Archive: October 17, 2013

PHOTO: VEA President Meg Gruber recruiting members to participate in the October 19 Day of Action. Photo credit: VEA

RICHMOND, Va. – You might get a phone call or a visit from a teacher this weekend in Virginia. The state teachers' union is mobilizing its members this Saturday for what it's calling a Day of Action. Meg Gruber, president of the Virginia Education Association (VEA), says the goal is to raise ...Read More

PHOTO: Purple ribbons such as the ones on display at the YWCA of Kalamazoo are one way to show support for the victims of domestic violence.

KALAMAZOO, Mich. – Every year, domestic violence rips apart the lives of countless Michiganders, which is why the YWCA is one of many organizations working to stop the violence and raise awareness of the victims and survivors this month. So if you're ready to take a stand against domestic vi ...Read More

PHOTO: Hundreds of patients already have benefited from the new Pediatric Clinical Research Unit at Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City. Photo courtesy of Children's Mercy Hospital.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Parents of children with complex diseases could find new hope at Kansas City's Children's Mercy Hospital, thanks to the opening of the Pediatric Clinical Research Unit. The unit is a place where cutting-edge clinical trials involving new medications and procedures are unde ...Read More

PHOTO: A new report calls for a more strategic approach on how coal severance tax dollars are spent in Kentucky.

BEREA, Ky. – A nonprofit organization that promotes sustainable development in eastern Kentucky is calling for community participation, accountability and transparency in how money generated by the coal severance tax is spent. The tax is the largest pool of public dollars for economic develo ...Read More

PHOTO: One of the victims of the federal shutdown has been California's film and television industry. The Angeles National Forest is especially popular for filming auto commercials because of the winding roads and scenic backgrounds. Photo credit: Afagen flickr
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LOS ANGELES – Lights, Camera, Cut! One of the victims of the federal shutdown has been California's film and television industry. The closing of national parks and forests either canceled or delayed many on-location film shoots. Paul Audley, president of FilmLA, which coordinates permits ...Read More

PHOTO:The new insurance Marketplace is open for business, but without the expansion of Medicaid many Ohioans still cannot access health insurance coverage. Image: expand Medicaid image. Courtesy: Ohio Consumers for Health Coverage.

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The new insurance marketplace is open for business, but without the expansion of Medicaid many Ohioans still cannot access health insurance coverage. Col Owens, co-chair of Ohio Consumers for Health Coverage, says there is a population in Ohio that currently does not qualify ...Read More

PHOTO:Over 170 Illinois programs and hundreds of kids and families today are celebrating Lights On Afterschool day. Photo:light bulb art. Courtesy: The Afterschool Alliance.

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Gov. Pat Quinn has officially proclaimed today Lights On Afterschool Day in Illinois, part of a national observance celebrating the benefits of after-school programs. Besides keeping children safe and supporting working families, Kelley Talbot, director of youth developmen ...Read More

PHOTO: A newly formed group is tasked with tackling Utah's air quality issues. Image courtesy of the Utah Office of Tourism.

SALT LAKE CITY – A newly formed group is tasked with tackling Utah's air quality issues. Gov. Gary Herbert this week announced the launch of the Clean Air Action Team with members from advocacy groups, health care organizations, industry and the legislature. Robin Erickson, executive direc ...Read More

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