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Archive: November 22, 2013

Photo: Statewide, homeless rates declined 11% in the last year. Courtesy: North Carolina Coalition to End Homelessness

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – This Thanksgiving, an increasing number of North Carolina families and individuals will celebrate the holiday at their own kitchen table, instead of on the street. Statewide homeless rates are declining – down 11 percent in the last year – thanks in part to a ...Read More

PHOTO: Helping feed New Mexico's hungriest residents this holiday season is the goal of Saturday's Letter Carriers Food Drive, which benefits the Road Runner Food Bank. Courtesy Road Runner Food Bank.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Helping feed New Mexico's hungriest residents this holiday season is the goal of the annual Letter Carriers Food Drive on Saturday – benefiting the Roadrunner Food Bank. Sonya Warwick, the food bank’s communications officer, says letter carriers will collect b ...Read More

PHOTO: A poker run in Las Vegas on Saturday is helping raise money to build a guesthouse for veterans and their families. Photo credit: iStock.

LAS VEGAS – Organizers of a poker run in Las Vegas on Saturday are hoping to to raise money to build a Fisher House guesthouse for military veterans and their families. The Inaugural Spotlight Poker Run is for vehicles, not for runners. Karen Estabrook, secretary of the Nevada Veterans Foun ...Read More

IMAGE: According to the National Priorities Project, corporate tax loopholes are blowing a huge hole in the federal budget.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Citizen groups and government watchdogs are asking U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia to vote to close corporate tax loopholes they say are hurting working families. As part of the ongoing budget battles in Congress, the Senate is considering the Stop Tax Haven Abuse ...Read More

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – A financial analysis of which states will win or lose under the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare, has found Arkansas taxpayers are set to benefit a great deal. The personal finance website and social network WalletHub projects that the state should be near ...Read More

PHOTO: In the past six years, there have been at least five manure spills from the Van Buren County hog operation of The Maschhoffs, LLC, and the latest is prompting a lawsuit. Photo credit: Green Fire Productions

DES MOINES, Iowa – After another manure spill from one of the state's largest hog operations, a coalition of community, environmental and animal welfare organizations says enough is enough. David Goodner, farm and environment organizer with the Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement (CCI), ...Read More

Photo: A new poll shows 85% of GOP voters in Rep. Peter King's district support it, and some are urging King to turn up the volume in his own support of comprehensive immigration reform. Photo courtesy Office of Rep. King.

NEW YORK – Now more than ever, New York supporters of comprehensive immigration reform say they need U.S. Rep. Peter King of Long Island to turn up the volume with the Republican leadership. Pat Young, program director with the refugee advocacy group CARECEN, says King deserves credit for be ...Read More

PHOTO: A court ruling has upheld the religious rights of the nearly 2,000 Muslim prisoners in the Michigan correctional system, as well as all future Muslim inmates. Photo credit:

DETROIT – Changes are coming to Michigan prisons in the form of meals that accommodate the religious tenets of Muslim inmates, and greater flexibility for prisoners to attend religious observances. They may be in prison, but that doesn't mean they don't have a fundamental right to practice t ...Read More

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