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Archive: February 5, 2013

Photo: Skier at Sugar Mountain Resort. Courtesy: Sugar Mountain Resort

BANNER ELK, N.C. - The recent and predicted snow for western North Carolina is welcome news for ski resorts as they do what they can to keep snow on the ground and trails open. Sugar Mountain Resort in Banner Elk received 20 inches of snow over the weekend. Kim Jochl, marketing director for Sugar ...Read More

PHOTO: The number of chlamydia cases in the state has doubled in the past decade, reaching a record high 17-thousand in 2011. CREDIT: jnissa

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Minnesota's efforts to reduce the cases of chlamydia are taking shape, with a variety of stakeholders coming together on a statewide strategy. That strategy is now in place and work under way in the battle against the most-reported infectious disease in Minnesota. The number of c ...Read More

OLYMPIA, Wash. - In Olympia today, Washington state lawmakers are debating ways to shore up the safety net for workers who get sick or have to take extended time off for new children or family emergencies. At a House Labor Committee hearing this morning, they'll focus on two bills. One is based on a ...Read More

PHOTO: Consumers in Ohio are being targeted by phone and door-to-door marketers for electric and natural gas companies, that may not have Ohioan best interests at heart.

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohioans may have already talked to them on the phone or at their doorsteps: marketers for electric and natural gas companies are making the rounds in the state. According to consumer groups, some of these providers are using aggressive and even manipulative sales practices, overchar ...Read More

PHOTO: One at a time, almost 30,000 income tax returns were prepared in Arkansas by AARP Foundation Tax-Aide volunteers. Courtesy of AARP.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - It's that time of year again, time to round up the receipts and income statements and try to make sense of the income tax forms. In that situation, free tax assistance from trained volunteers sounds like almost too good a deal to pass up. AARP Foundation's Tax-Aide program pair ...Read More

Retired St. Louis teacher paying bills         Courtesy: AARP

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - Missouri state senators take up a bill today that would make it easier for utilities to raise electric rates. Senate Bill 207 allows utilities to automatically increase rates by up to 10 percent a year through a surcharge. According to supporters, the bill removes what they c ...Read More

PHOTO: Wolverines are proposed as

BOZEMAN, Mont. - The wheels are in motion to list the wolverine as "threatened" under the Endangered Species Act. There are fewer than 300 of the big weasels left in the lower 48 states, mostly in Montana, Idaho, Wyoming and Washington. Kylie Paul, Rockies and Plains representative at Defenders of ...Read More

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