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Archive: July 15, 2013

Photo of Miguel Zelaya, Reina Lemus de Zelaya and their daughter, Selena Zelaya, 18. Miguel and Reina are farmworkers in Florida. Courtesy: Alex Saunders of Farmworker Association of Florida.
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WASHINGTON - Farm workers from Florida and around the country are on Capitol Hill today, asking Congress to protect them from potentially hazardous pesticides commonly used in agriculture. There are 290,000 farm workers in Florida and just 40 inspectors to make sure their employers are following s ...Read More

Dr. Susan Hickman, a medical ethics researcher at the Indiana University School of Nursing, is an expert on the growing use of POST - Physician Orders for Scope of Treatment - orders across the country.

INDIANAPOLIS - Sometimes medical decisions are left to family members or emergency personnel who don't know a patient's medical treatment wishes. According to Dr. Susan Hickman of the Indiana University School of Nursing, a medical ethics researcher, that's why the legislature created the POST Act ...Read More

PHOTO:  Kentucky Congressman Hal Rogers says Community Action Agencies play an important role in his efforts to rein in federal spending by assisting low-income families.

FRANKFORT, Ky. - As Kentucky Congressman Hal Rogers tries to rein in federal spending as chairman of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, he says the state's Community Action Agencies play an important role because they help low-income families. Rogers, a Republican who represents one of th ...Read More

Drivers of flex-fuel vehicles in Wisconsin could get a free fill-up from the Clean Air Choice Team.

BROOKFIELD, Wis. - Wisconsinites who drive a flex-fuel vehicle could get a free fill-up because of the Wisconsin Clean Air Choice program's "Tanks-a-Lot" promotion. "We thought it would be nice to recognize the people who actually use E85 on a regular basis," said Jerry Medinger, manager of the Cle ...Read More

PHOTO: Farm workers from California and across the nation are calling on Congress to demand basic protections from exposure to hazardous pesticides. Photo credit: Alina Diaz /<br />Alianza Nacional De Campesinas.
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WASHINGTON - California farm workers want Congress to do more to protect them from hazardous pesticides. More than a dozen workers from California and other states are on Capitol Hill to urge such action. Among them is Mily Trevino-Sauceda, a retired farm worker who now head ups a farm workers' ad ...Read More

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SALT LAKE CITY - It's not just a vacation - it's an adventure for one family traveling through Utah, Colorado and New Mexico this week. The family of Maite Arce is on a mission to discover national parks and monuments this summer, and to encourage other Hispanic families to join them. Along the way ...Read More

PHOTO: Applications are now being accepted for the North Dakota Homestead Property Tax Credit. The credit was expanded by lawmakers so more senior citizens can now take advantage. CREDIT: Tax Credits

BISMARCK, N.D. - In a change that will mean savings of hundreds or thousands of dollars for more North Dakota homeowners age 65 and older, the Legislature during the past session approved expansion of the Homestead Property Tax Credit. Josh Askvig, AARP North Dakota associate state director, said a ...Read More

OLYMPIA, Wash. - "No tuition hikes" isn't a phrase college students hear very often in Washington. After two years of double-digit increases, however, the State Board for Community and Technical Colleges has voted not to increase tuition for non-resident students. The Legislature already had requir ...Read More

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