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Archive: June 11, 2013

PHOTO: The Chesapeake Conservancy's Osprey Cam shows Tom and Audrey Osprey's life on the Bay. Photo Credit: The Chesapeake Conservancy

ANNAPOLIS, Md. - They've been called the Chesapeake's newest and most popular reality TV stars. Online viewers in 60 countries have watched the lives of Tom and Audrey Osprey, and the last few months have been quite dramatic. The Chesapeake Conservancy's Osprey Cam has provided real-time coverage as ...Read More

PHOTO: A statewide campaign to identify and combat the ever growing crime of elder abuse is being launched today in Minnesota. CREDIT: Fechi Fajardo

ST. PAUL, Minn. - With the population of Minnesota growing older than it's ever been, a new campaign kicks off today to help prevent the abuse and exploitation of elders in the state. According to Anoka County Attorney Tony Palumbo, part of the goal of the "Stop Abuse and Financial Exploitation of E ...Read More

PHOTO: Wheat prices took a tumble after genetically modified wheat was found in a field in Oregon. Japan banned U.S. imports, and Montana exports much of its wheat to Japan. Photo credit: Deborah C. Smith

POWDER RIVER, Mont. - Montana exports 75 percent of its wheat crop overseas, and half of that goes to Japan, a country with a strict ban on genetically-modified wheat. Japan shut down U.S. imports recently when GM wheat created by Monsanto was unexpectedly found in a field in Oregon. Walter Archer ...Read More

GRAPHIC: Idaho students risk losing reading skills progress when they don't read over the summer. Courtesy of Idaho KIDS COUNT

BOISE, Idaho - Idaho schoolchildren tend to lose something every summer . . . Up to three months of reading skills, according to Idaho Kids Count. It's a loss that can be prevented, and according to Staci Shaw, projects coordinator for the Read to Me project at the Idaho Commission for Libraries, lo ...Read More

DES MOINES, Iowa - With Flag Day coming up Friday, it is a good time to see if your flag needs repairs or replacement. According to the U.S. Flag Code, any flag that is beyond repair needs to be disposed of in a respectful manner; throwing it in the trash is not an option. According to Reo Mennin ...Read More

PHOTO: Advocates for juveniles behind bars in Oregon say they might be left out of the justice reform package being negotiated in the State Legislature. Photo credit: iStockphoto.com.

SALEM, Ore. - The long state legislative session has been full of promises to reform Oregon's criminal justice system, putting more focus on crime prevention and less on locking people up. Now, advocates for young offenders say all but a handful might be left out of that reform effort, in a compromi ...Read More

PHILADELPHIA - As planeloads of passengers fly into and out of Philadelphia International Airport, behind the scenes there, according to a new report, low-wage jobs are clipping the wings of thousands of workers who barely make enough to survive. The report from the National Employment Law Project l ...Read More

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