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Archive: March 27, 2013

Photo, Courtesy AHA: An infant being tested with a pulse oximeter - a test which the American Heart Association says can save lives by detecting heart defects.

ASHIPPUN, Wis. - A simple, non-invasive test could detect possible heart defects in newborns, and a mother from Ashippun wants to make sure every child gets it. Melanie Moody's son Aiden did not have a pulse oximetry test done when he was born five years ago. She wants every parent to know about th ...Read More

Image available: Graphic provided by AARP Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS - Braving this week's snow, people with disabilities and seniors wanting to remain independent in their own homes rallied at the Statehouse. In recent months, Indiana's Division of Aging has been working diligently to get more people off wait lists for home and community-based services ...Read More

PHOTO: Preschoolers at the Tiny Tim Center in Longmont will learn about gardening this summer during day camp. Courtesy: The Tiny Tim Center.

LONGMONT, Colo. - Snow is still on the ground in much of Colorado, and for some school districts, spring break hasn't started yet. Nonetheless, educators say it's not too early to start thinking about summer camp for children - including day camps for the under-5 set. Many of the facilities for Co ...Read More

SALEM, Ore. - Someone else is "minding the children" for a while this morning so parents and child-care providers can visit their legislators in Salem. They're asking for more state funding for the Employment-Related Day Care program that pays a portion of child-care costs for working, low-income p ...Read More

Photo: Baltimore Ravens linebacker Brendan Ayanbadejo joins a marriage equality rally at U.S. Supreme Court. Courtesy of Jamie McGonnigal,

ANNAPOLIS, Md. - They just celebrated a monumental marriage equality victory at the ballot box. Now, same-sex couples in Maryland are looking for another win at the U.S. Supreme Court. The justices heard arguments about the constitutionality of the federal Defense of Marriage Act, which defines mar ...Read More

PHOTO: Congress failed to fund many programs in the Farm Bill when it was extended, she said, so now it's hard for farmers to figure out which programs are still active and which ones aren't.

DES MOINES, Iowa - As soon as temperatures warm, Iowa farmers will be out in their fields - which means most will be working nonstop. As a result of congressional delays, said Traci Bruckner, spokeswoman for the Center for Rural Affairs, those farmers who want to sign up for the Conservation Stewar ...Read More


DES MOINES, Iowa - State lawmakers today will be meeting face to face with Iowans with disabilities, their family members and other advocates as part of "Advocating for Change Day" As part of the every-other-year observance, more than 500 people will attend a rally at the state Capitol and then ...Read More

PHOTO: The Portland-Maine pipeline, shown here crossing Coos County, NH, is cited in a petition calling on the federal government to issue stricter regulations for transporting tar sands oil from Western Canada across New England and the Midwest.

BOSTON - More than 55 groups and individuals are petitioning the federal government to halt plans to pump corrosive tar-sands oil from Canada to American ports for export. Current regulations are inadequate, they say, and raise the risk of catastrophic spills. They're out to stop both the Keystone ...Read More

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