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Archive: November 8, 2013

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PORTLAND, Ore. – Gov. John Kitzhaber has declared November Oregon College Application Month. It's the time recruiters head out to high schools to convince juniors and seniors to start planning their next steps for higher education. When admissions director Carl Thomas talks with students abo ...Read More

PHOTO: Crude oil leaking after flood near the South Platte River along the Front Range of Colorado in September 2013. Photo courtesy of EcoFlight, ecoflight.org.

BILLINGS, Mont. – It all comes down to water. That's the point of a new report from the Western Organization of Resource Councils that looks at oil and gas drilling impacts and regulations. Birney rancher Terry Punt says there's an obvious need for more oversight because accidents happen f ...Read More

PHOTO: Dr. Michelle Lierl, an allergist at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, has tips for parents about how to tell fall allergies from cold symptoms in children. Courtesy Cincinnati Children's.

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Runny, stuffy or itchy noses, sneezing, coughing, fatigue and headaches – all can be symptoms of both allergies and colds. And when it's a little one suffering, it can be hard to figure out the difference. Dr. Michelle Lierl, a pediatric allergist at Cincinnati Child ...Read More

PHOTO: Stornetta Public Lands on Mendocino coastline. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell is in Northern California's Mendocino County on Friday to discuss the future of Point Arena-Stornetta Public Lands and the efforts to make the land a part of the California Coastal National Monument. Credit: Bob Wick at BLM

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Expand to Land is the battle cry of supporters of the Point Arena-Stornetta Public Lands. They want to see the nearly 1,300 acres near Mendocino made part of the California Coastal National Monument. U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell is in Mendocino County tod ...Read More

PHOTO: New Mexico farmers are plowing ahead following September's devastating floods that led to President Obama granting the state a Disaster Declaration. Image courtesy of the American Friends Service Committee.
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LAS CRUCES, N.M. – New Mexico farmers are plowing ahead following September's devastating floods that led to President Barack Obama granting the state a Disaster Declaration. Don Bustos, co-director of the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) of New Mexico, which works with farmers on ...Read More

PHOTO: Nevada's high premature birth rate may go down as a result of the Affordable Care Act. Image courtesy of the March of Dimes.

LAS VEGAS – Nevada's high premature birth rate could decline as a result of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Michelle Gorelow, director of programs for Advocacy and Government Affairs with the March of Dimes Nevada Chapter, says her organization is pinning that hope on the health care law, beca ...Read More

PHOTO: The EPA is hosting a listening session in Chicago to gather input on carbon pollution from existing power plants. Photo courtesy: EPA.

CHICAGO – It's the next step in fulfilling President Barack Obama's plan to fight climate change – the EPA is hosting a listening session in Chicago today to gather community input on carbon pollution from existing power plants. The new rule will be issued in June 2014 and will come on ...Read More

Teresa Ghilarducci, chair of the economics department at the New School of Social Research, says bankruptcy law was written with a built-in bias in favor of corporations and against individuals. PHOTO: courtesy of The New School.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Working families trying to get out from under debt don't get the help from bankruptcy laws that many corporations often do. And some West Virginians who've gone broke recently have asked about the difference between their situation and that of companies such as Patriot Co ...Read More

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