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Archive: January 23, 2014

Photo: Green slime covers the St. Johns River in Jacksonville, taken on November 12, 2013. Courtesy: Ed Washington.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Green slime outbreaks on Florida beaches and waterways are becoming a constant occurrence, and now groups of citizens, environmentalists and leaders are uniting to fight the problem. On Wednesday, environmental representatives in 16 Florida cities spoke out against the pollution ...Read More

GRAPHIC: This image of a fly represents the Wisconsin Department of Justice program called

MADISON, Wis. – New statistics show another spike in heroin use in Wisconsin. And Jim Engels, special agent in charge of the Madison office of the Wisconsin Department of Justice, has seen the drug’s devastating effects. He says it has spread like wildfire across the state in the past ...Read More

Photo: Supporters of repairing the local voting map will hold a

NEW YORK - A "reasonable chance at fair representation" - that will be the call tonight at a "Voter's First" rally in Nassau County. Lucia Gomez, executive director of La Fuente, said recent polling showed that the vast majority of local voters favor a switch to a nonpartisan system of drawing party ...Read More

PHOTO: Too few Washingtonians have amassed a

OLYMPIA, Wash. - Getting people to save for their future automatically is the goal of legislation that gets a Senate committee hearing today in Olympia. Called "Save Toward a Retirement Today" or "STaRT," the bill creates a basic, voluntary retirement savings plan that small businesses could offer t ...Read More

PHOTO: Numerous studies have shown the importance of a healthy breakfast for growing minds and bodies, and thanks to the federal School Breakfast Program, more low-income Missouri kids are starting the day ready to learn. Photo credit: M. Shand

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – More low-income children in Missouri are starting the school day ready to learn, according to a new report that highlights the progress being made with the federal School Breakfast Program. The Food Research and Action Center's annual scorecard finds that nearly 56 perc ...Read More

PHOTO: Steve Griffin has been guiding civic engagement for AARP New Hampshire in Presidential Primaries since 2007. Tonight, Granite Staters can start making an impact at a non-partisan event at WMUR in Manchester. Credit: Reshma Mehta/AARP

CONCORD, N.H. – Don't look now, but the 100th anniversary of New Hampshire's first-in-the-nation presidential primary is fast approaching – and tonight, Granite State voters can start getting involved. Two years is just around the corner when it comes to presidential politics, according ...Read More

PHOTO: Massachusetts does not fare well in a new scorecard showing the scope and reach of free breakfast programs for low-income children in schools. Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons.

BOSTON – Massachusetts does not fare well in a new scorecard showing the scope and reach of free breakfast programs for low-income children in schools nationwide. The figures released by the Food Research and Action Center show the Commonwealth ranked 48th out of 50 states and Washington, D. ...Read More

PHOTO: Members of the Medical Outreach Group load up a trailer with the supplies and equipment they've collected that will be distributed to clinics that serve low-income patients. Photo courtesy of Andrew Michail.

DETROIT – A group of Michigan college students is out to prove that young people really can change the world, as they work to connect clinics that serve low-income patients with much-needed medical supplies from local hospitals and physicians. Andrew Michail, 20, is studying to be a doctor, b ...Read More

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