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Archive: November 18, 2013

Growers' Gift Spaghetti Sauce is made of ingredients gleaned from Arkansas farms, and it's being sold to support gathering produce for the state's hungry. PHOTO from the Arkansas Hunger Relief Alliance.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Arkansas farmers and the Arkansas Hunger Relief Alliance are gleaning and cooking to feed the hungry. Gleaning is a practice that dates back to the Bible, in which farmers let people go into the fields after a harvest and gather left-behind food for the poor. There is so much d ...Read More

PHOTO: Sabrina Butler Porter brings her personal story about death row to Kentucky. Her message is that the death penalty does not work, and is wrong. Photo courtesy Witness to Innocence.

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. - In Kentucky, where execution remains legal, opponents of the death penalty are hoping personal stories will help lead to change. That's why Sabrina Butler Porter is in the state, on an eight-day "Witness to Innocence" tour. Butler Porter spent five years in prison in Mississipp ...Read More

PHOTO: Montana groups, along with almost 300 nationwide, want to be sure conservation components of the 2013 Farm Bill aren't left behind. Photo credit: Ryan Stockwell

HELENA, Mont. - Another deadline is looming for the next Farm Bill, as U.S. House and Senate conferees continue to work out details. Two of those details have caught the attention of nearly 300 agriculture, conservation, wildlife and water-quality groups, including organizations in Montana. They've ...Read More

PHOTO: Minnesota's teen birth rate is the lowest on record, but new concerns are emerging about less condom use and more STDs among teens. Photo credit: Mrs. Flinger.

ST PAUL, Minn. - The teen birth rate is down in Minnesota, but another important concern about adolescent sexual health is emerging. Jill Farris with Teenwise Minnesota said condom use by teens has plateaued nationwide - and statewide, it's actually on the decline. "A lot of other trends seem to be ...Read More

PHOTO: Clients prepare to move into the newly renovated reStart Inc. shelter, where they will no longer have to move out each morning and line up in hopes of receiving a spot. Photo courtesy of reStart Inc.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - For more than 30 years, reStart Inc. has had one mission: to end homelessness in Kansas City. Today, the agency is taking a whole new approach to meeting that goal. It's the end of the line for the homeless men, women and families who use the reStart shelter - the end of standing ...Read More

PHOTO:The Ryan Seacrest Foundation is opening a broadcast studio inside Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center that will allow young patients and their families the chance to express their creativity. Photo of Seacrest Studios. Courtesy of Ryan Seacrest Foundation.

CINCINNATI, Ohio - An Ohio hospital is getting some star power. The Ryan Seacrest Foundation is opening a broadcast studio inside Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center that will allow young patients and their families the chance to express their creativity. Studio manager Zach Wells said i ...Read More

PHOTO: A new report suggests

CORTEZ, Colo. - In states like Colorado, it doesn't always have to be "the economy versus the environment," according to a new report that suggests some free-market reasons to preserve public land. Its author, Ryan Cooper, resident fellow at the R Street Institute, visited seven gateway cities for o ...Read More

PHOTO: Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval is calling on veterans to complete surveys to help the state identify their greatest needs. Image courtesy of the State of Nevada.

CARSON CITY, Nev. - Nevada's veterans are being asked to complete surveys to help the state identify their greatest needs. Gov. Brian Sandoval said the three surveys seek feedback from veterans, active duty military personnel and veterans service providers. Dr. Richard Small, chairman, Nevada Vete ...Read More

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