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Archive: January 22, 2014

PHOTO: The YMCA Early Learning Readiness Program for Informal Family, Friend, and Neighbor Caregivers teaches those who watch young children how to provide better learning opportunities for those in their care. Photo courtesy YMCA of the USA.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - It's been said that it takes a village to raise a child, and the YMCA is reaching out to that village through a pilot program aimed at helping neighbors, relatives and babysitters teach young children the skills they need for school. For many working families, said Rebecca Kelley ...Read More

PHOTO: Online voting has been brisk for

RALEIGH, N.C. - The North Carolina Community Action Association wants a "technology makeover" and is competing in an online contest to get it. The 36 community action agencies in the state have seen their budgets shrink as demand for their services grows. Additionally, how the money they receive ca ...Read More

PHOTO: It is estimated that 30 percent of farmers and 90 percent of farm workers in North Carolina don't have health insurance  and some may be hesitant to sign up under the Affordable Care Act. Photo courtesy RAFI USA.

RALEIGH, N.C. - As North Carolina farmers work to put food on the tables of the state's residents, many are doing so without health insurance or preventive care. According to the Agromedicine Institute, at least 30 percent of farmers and more than 90 percent of farmworkers do not have health covera ...Read More

PHOTO: A new report says polluted stormwater runoff has left 2500 streams and rivers impaired in Pennsylvania. Photo credit: Wikipedia.

HARRISBURG, Pa. - Nearly 2,500 miles of Pennsylvania waterways are considered "impaired" because of pollution, and a new report takes a look at possible solutions. Stormwater runoff from blacktop and roofs in cities and suburbs is putting valuable water resources at great risk, according to the rep ...Read More

PHOTO: The Gem State is ranked 16th in today's School Breakfast Scorecard from the Food Research and Action Center (FRAC). And the Boise School District is ranked first among 63 districts studied. Photo courtesy USDA.

BOISE, Idaho - Idaho is doing a better job than most of the nation when it comes to getting a nutritious breakfast into the hands of low-income students, according to the School Breakfast Scorecard released today by the Food Research and Action Center. The state is ranked 16th, and the Boise School ...Read More

PHOTO: Marcia Shanor, executive director of the Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association, encourages Wyomingites to attend a

ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. - Phone calls, paperwork and follow-up were some of the details covered at a workshop held Tuesday night to help Wyomingites understand workers' rights. The "Know Your Rights Workshop" in Rock Springs was one of several planned to help folks understand that there are resources av ...Read More

PHOTO: Owning a horse that once roamed the Nevada range is possible through a state adoption program. Photo courtesy Bureau of Land Management.

RENO, Nevada - The Nevada Department of Agriculture is reaching out to residents who may be interested in adopting wild horses captured in the Virginia Range near Reno. Deniz Bolbol, communications director for the "Return To Freedom - American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign," which handles the a ...Read More

PHOTO: On this day in 1973, the U.S. Supreme Court made its landmark ruling on abortion in the case of Roe V. Wade. Photo credit: Debra Sweet.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Today marks the 41st anniversary of the landmark Roe vs. Wade abortion-rights decision, but an historic vote in Tennessee later this year could wash away those protections. Residents will go to the polls in November to vote on Amendment 1, which states that nothing in the Tenness ...Read More

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