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Archive: November 26, 2013

ASHEVILLE, N.C. – North Carolinians in the process of getting their GED will have to buckle down and finish before the end of the year to avoid losing credit for their work so far. The General Education Development test is changing in January, and Rebecca Loli, coordinator for adult basic ed ...Read More

Photo: Students at Skyview Middle School in Colorado Springs participate in PE. Courtesy: Anthony Marino
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - This week the temptations of turkey and pumpkin pie will make it tough for many Coloradans to keep their healthy eating resolve intact, but a statewide program seeks to recognize public schools that are working year-round to make healthy lifestyles a part of their school cu ...Read More

PHOTO: There could be challenges to New Mexico's Public Regulation Committee's decision to change the amount of credit utilities are given for renewable energy. Photo credit: NASA.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – There could be challenges to a decision by the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission (PRC) to lower the amount of renewable energy that utilities have to generate. Camilla Feibelman, director of the Sierra Club Rio Grande Chapter, says the PRC action reduces the amount o ...Read More

PHOTO: Child deaths in Clark County dropped 29 percent from 2008 to 2012. That's the finding of the 2012 Child Death Review Annual Report from the Nevada Institute for Children's Research and Policy. Photo credit: Nevada Institute for Children's Research and Policy.

LAS VEGAS – Child deaths in Clark County dropped 29 percent from 2008 to 2012, according to an annual report by the Nevada Institute for Children's Research and Policy. The numbers are down from 311 in 2008 to 222 last year. Tara Phebus, executive director at the Nevada Institute for Childr ...Read More

PHOTO: November is National Diabetes Awareness Month and North Dakotans are being urged to be their own best health advocates and make changes that will lower their risk. CREDIT: Alden Chadwick

BISMARCK, N.D. – It is a disease that can have negative lifelong impacts, but the good news is that there are some simple lifestyle changes that one can make to delay or even prevent the onset of diabetes. Rhonda Pfenning, a registered nurse who is the chronic care coordinator at the Coal Co ...Read More

PHOTO: Hazardous toys continue to be found on store shelves, according to a new report from the Arizona PIRG Education Fund. CREDIT: Microsoft Images.

PHOENIX - It still pays to be cautious when shopping for toys. A report released today by the Arizona PIRG Education Fund describes several toys on the market that pose hazards ranging from toxins to choking. Spokeswoman Shaina Shay of PIRG warned that they are still finding toys with excessive le ...Read More

PHOTO: The Kaiser family is one of dozens across the state celebrating Michigan Adoption Day, as they legalize the adoption of their two sons, Andre and Desmond. Photo courtesy of Tessa Kaiser.

LANSING, Mich. - Courtrooms aren't typically places filled with laughter, balloons and stuffed animals, but some of them in Michigan will be today, as families in 30 counties across the state finalize adoptions. Thanksgiving will come early for dozens of Michigan families taking part in Michigan Ado ...Read More

PHOTO: Law enforcement in Ohio are gearing up for one of the most dangerous times of the year on roadways. Photo credit: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Over the next several weeks, Ohio's roadways will be filled with travelers heading out to holiday festivities. And law enforcement officials are encouraging drivers to plan ahead prior to celebrating. Kristen Castle, a public information officer with the Ohio Department of ...Read More

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