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Archive: October 21, 2013

Packers star defensive back Tramon Williams and his wife, Shantrell, have organized a charity football game involving the Packers' wives to raise money to fight breast cancer. Photo courtesy of tramonwilliams-38.com

ASHWAUBENON, Wis. – Tuesday night, Packers defensive back Tramon Williams will try to make an interception of a different kind. He and his wife, Shantrell, have organized a new fundraiser, the Pink Powder Puff game, to intercept breast cancer. Many of the Packers' wives will be playing a c ...Read More

PHOTO: WSU students team up to compete for scholarship money as they research new ways to reduce pollution in the Spokane River. Photo credit: Washington Dept. of Ecology.

PULLMAN, Wash. – Pollution in the Spokane River is a persistent problem, from industrial and residential sources, but a new dose of brainpower just might make a difference. Students at Washington State University's College of Arts and Sciences are forming teams to research how to "Save the Spo ...Read More

PHOTO: Some folks get a dozen or more of these mail-order prize solicitations every day  and older Oregonians are the most likely to open and answer them. Photo credit: Chris Thomas

PORTLAND, Ore. – The more types of technology people use, the more opportunities for crooks and con artists to scam them. It's the topic of Tuesday's Scam Jam in Portland, a seminar where the focus is on older Oregonians learning to protect themselves against online fraud. Detective Ben Ruhl ...Read More

PHOTO: Women starting small businesses should work hard to overcome inequalities that men in business may not experience, according to Edna Lopez with the National Association of Women Business Owners of Northern New Mexico. Image courtesy of the Small Business Administration.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Women starting small businesses should work hard to overcome inequalities that men in business may not experience, according to Edna Lopez, president of the National Association of Women Business Owners of Northern New Mexico. Lopez, who owns and operates a staffing compa ...Read More

Photo: Amendment 66 funds would be invested in things such as full-day kindergarten and rewarding effective teachers and principals. Courtesy: Colorado Commits to Kids

DENVER - The push continues for Coloradans to send in their mail election ballots in support of Amendment 66, and supporters say that, in addition to providing funding to improve education, the legislation also would improve accountability in schools for performance and the way the dollars are spent ...Read More

PHOTO: Kris Gross and other SHIIP experts participate in last week's AARP Iowa teletown hall on Medicare open enrollment with more than 20,000 Iowans.

DES MOINES, Iowa - With the annual open enrollment now under way, Iowans who are on Medicare are being urged to review their coverage. According to Kris Gross, the director of the Iowa Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP), over the next six-plus weeks, all recipients have a chance t ...Read More

PHOTO: Nevada's and California's environmental community is mourning the loss of well respected conservationist Bob Anderson. Image courtesy of the Tahoe Area Sierra Club.

MEYERS, Calif. – A man credited with helping conservation efforts in Nevada and California is being mourned following his death in Tanzania. Bob Anderson sustained fatal head injuries in a vehicle rollover after he and his wife Grace had scaled Mount Kilimanjaro. Anderson chaired the Tahoe ...Read More

Photo: Advocates say New York Needs to more strictly enforce the state's Right to Know Law so sewage overflows such as this one into the Hudson River are reported. Photo Credit: Hudson Riverkeeper.

NEW YORK – It's called the Sewage Pollution Right to Know Act, and local environmental advocates are calling on Gov. Andrew Cuomo to enforce it. The state passed the Right to Know Law in 2012 and Katherine Nadeau, director of the Water and Natural Resources Program with Environmental Advocat ...Read More

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