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Archive: April 22, 2013

Photo: Ricky Bobby uses an adaptive transportation cart made by his owner, Megan Bliss. Courtesy of Megan Bliss.

CLINTON, N.C. - Ricky Bobby is one of hundreds of dogs rescued during 13 puppy mill raids in North Carolina in the last two years. He was found with his hind legs paralyzed during the March raid of a Sampson County puppy mill. Veterinary technician Megan Bliss, Ricky Bobby's new owner, built him a ...Read More

Kerry Schumann of the Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters thinks Gaylord Nelson would have mixed feelings about where we are on Earth Day 2013.

MADISON, Wis. - Today is Earth Day, an annual event founded in 1970 by the late Gaylord Nelson, a former Wisconsin governor and U.S. Senator. Seeing the ravages of an oil spill on the California coastline prompted Nelson to establish a day for people to take action to help care for the planet. Avi ...Read More

PHOTO: April is National STD Awareness Month. Montanans under age 25 are being encouraged to be tested, since many infections have no symptoms. Poster courtesy of CDC

GREAT FALLS, Mont. - The under-25 set in Montana is being encouraged to GYT, which stands for "Get Yourself Tested." It's a campaign for April's National STD Awareness Month, encouraging sexually-active young adults to talk with their health-care providers about sexually transmitted diseases - STDs. ...Read More

PHOTO: A legislative committee holds a hearing today on a bill that would generate about $6 million to help homeless veterans in Oregon. Photo credit: Deborah C. Smith

SALEM, Ore. - Just five bucks for Oregon's homeless veterans. It's an offer being examined in a legislative committee hearing today. The bill (HB 2417) would add five dollars to the real estate recording fee, with the money going to help veterans with emergency housing, affordable housing and home o ...Read More

Peters Heating and Air Conditioning, Quincy specializes in geothermal technology and employs 180                Courtesy of: ELPC

CHICAGO - As Illinoisans celebrate Earth Day today, environmentalists look back at the progress that they've made. Over the years, since that first Earth Day in 1970, some people have tried to paint environmentalists as "radicals" who didn't really understand the economy. But according to Howard Lea ...Read More

PHOTO: Mother Meredith Olsen, an Episcopal Priest from Baltimore, shows the medal she received from running in the Boston Marathon. She is pictured with her niece. Courtesy of Olsen.

ANNAPOLIS, Md. - When Mother Meredith Olsen, an Episcopal priest from Baltimore, heard explosions shortly after she crossed the finish line at the Boston Marathon, she thought it was cannon fire like she occasionally hears from Fort McHenry. She quickly realized, however, that it was no patriotic de ...Read More

PHOTO: Debris piled high outside of Long Beach, NY, homes in November. Homelessness persists nearly six months after Hurricane Sandy created widespread flooding, power outages and devastation on Long Island. Courtesy FEMA.

BAY SHORE, N.Y. - Nearly six months after Hurricane Sandy hammered Long Island's South Shore, homeowners are still repairing and rebuilding, thanks to federal money as well as charitable fundraisers such as rock concerts. However, it's a different story for renters - especially those needing rental ...Read More

PHOTO: VEA president Meg Gruber fields questions regarding the group's 150th anniversary. Courtesy of VEA.

RICHMOND, Va. - It began in a small church in Petersburg in late December, 1863, with a few concerned men who had gathered to figure out a way to make sure children got their school books, despite the Civil War that was raging in Virginia. Now, 150 years later, the Virginia Education Association has ...Read More

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