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Archive: June 28, 2013

PHOTO: Fresh fruit and vegetables are rolling into farmers markets across the state and this year there's a record number accepting SNAP food benefits and taking part in Markets Bucks. That program helps stretch farmers market purchases made using SNAP. CREDIT: BCBS of MN

ST. PAUL, Minn. – A homegrown initiative to help those struggling financially to put fresh, healthy food on the table continues to bloom at farmers markets across the state. The initiative is called Market Bucks, and it provides a match for those who make purchases with benefits from the fed ...Read More

PHOTO: It's the 30th anniversary of the Lee Metcalf Wilderness. Bridger Brewing is tapping a special summer ale today in honor of the wilderness area. Photo courtesy of Montana Office of Tourism.

BOZEMAN, Mont. – Cheers to the Lee Metcalf Wilderness – literally. A special edition craft beer is being tapped today in Bozeman to mark a milestone. David Breck is co-owner of Bridger Brewing, which designed the official Summer of Lee ale. "We are just really excited to be a part o ...Read More

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – What you lose between the couch cushions could make a real difference to financially strapped New Mexicans. That's one premise behind an upcoming campaign for sharing the wealth. A newly hatched venture by the community action agency Prosperity Works is inviting local b ...Read More

NORTH CLACKAMAS, Ore. – School children won't be back in the classroom for a while yet, but the new school year in Oregon begins Monday, July 1. It is also the deadline for districts to submit plans for a new teacher evaluation system, mandated by the state legislature. A few districts sta ...Read More

PHOTO: State employees posted photos and descriptions of the services that would be

OLYMPIA, Wash. – Gov. Jay Inslee announced Thursday that state lawmakers finally had reached a two-year budget agreement. It may not satisfy everyone, but it at least eases the minds of 25,000 state workers, who had faced furloughs or layoffs on Monday if an agreement had not been reached. ...Read More

Photo: Senator David Pierce (D-Dist 5) Photo courtesy David Pierce

CONCORD, N.H. – Supporters are giving the governor credit for getting both parties to support a new state budget that they say restores critical programs. State Sen. David Pierce says Gov. Maggie Hassan should be applauded for her efforts to get state lawmakers to approve a state budget that ...Read More

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

PHOENIX – Learning Hands-Only CPR is easy, and could well put you in a position to save someone's life – possibly that of a family member. Katie Connolly, community CPR manager for the American Heart Association, says 80 percent of sudden cardiac arrests happen away from the hospital, ...Read More

Rural Affairs Executive Director Chuck Hassebrook says rural communities want and need economic help from the government. Photo by Joseph Massie

YANKTON, S.D. – A poll commissioned by the Center for Rural Affairs shows rural residents believe the federal government is ignoring their communities' needs. Rural Affairs Executive Director Chuck Hassebrook says rural communities want and need economic help from the government. "They bel ...Read More

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