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Archive: June 24, 2013

PHOTO: Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes.

RICHMOND, Ky. - The state's top election officer said she has received "overwhelmingly strong support" from Kentuckians to allow online voter registration and to make early voting easier. Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes, who has just finished election forums across the state, stopped sho ...Read More

Learning Hands-Only CPR is easy, and could help you save someone's life!

MILWAUKEE, Wis. - Learning Hands-Only CPR is very easy and could well put you in a position to save someone's life - possibly that of a family member. According to Katie Connolly, community CPR manager, American Heart Association in Wisconsin, 80 percent of sudden cardiac arrests happen away from th ...Read More

Photo: Protestors at State Capital for Moral Monday. Courtesy: Advancement Project and NAACP

RALEIGH, N.C. - Today, thousands are expected in Raleigh at the eighth Moral Monday, held at the State Capital. The event has led to nearly 500 arrests so far. This week, activists want lawmakers and their fellow citizens to understand the effects that recent decisions will have on women and familie ...Read More

DENVER - More children in Colorado are facing poverty. According to the KIDS COUNT Data Book released today, the number of children in the state who live in high-poverty areas quintupled over the last 10 years. The report, which comes from the Annie E. Casey Foundation, says the problem of poverty a ...Read More

IMAGE: California ranks 41st for its children's overall well-being. This is the second year in a row California has ranked near the bottom of the nation, according to the Annie E. Casey Foundation's 2013 KIDS COUNT.

OAKLAND, Calif. - California is showing no improvement for overall children's well-being. For the second consecutive year, the Golden State ranks 41st in the nation in the annual KIDS COUNT report. According to Ted Lempert, president of Children Now, California leaders aren't giving enough attenti ...Read More

PHOTO:Free programs offered by Ohio’s electric companies are helping low-income customers significantly reduce their utility bills.  Photo credit: Mary Kuhlman

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Many Ohioans are stretching their dollars farther, thanks to energy efficiency programs in the state. The demand-side management programs offered by American Electric Power, First Energy, Dayton Power & Light, and Duke Energy Ohio help customers reduce their electric bills anywhere ...Read More

MASW says 1 in 6 Missourians need food stamps to help ends meet                 Courtesy of: St. Louis Area Foodbank

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - Hundreds of thousands of Missourians who receive food-stamp assistance have found themselves in the center of the political wrangling over the farm bill. The House version failed last week. A small group of House Democrats had been ready to compromise and vote yes, even with mo ...Read More

PHOTO: The Annie E. Casey Foundation’s 2013 KIDS COUNT® Data Book reveals more Virginia children are living in poverty. Photo credit: Voices for Virginia's Children

RICHMOND, Va. - Virginia ranks 11th in the nation when it comes to the well-being of its children. However, the Annie E. Casey Foundation 2013 KIDS COUNT® Data Book released today also reveals that fallout from the recession continues to take a toll on children in the state. Margaret Nimmo Cr ...Read More

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