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Archive: December 1, 2014

PHOTO: This sculpture represents awareness of HIV/AIDS. The North Dakota Department of Health is seeing a rising number of HIV/AIDS cases, affecting all areas of the state. Photo credit: Jayel Aheram/Flickr.<br />

BISMARCK, N.D. – Today marks the observance of World AIDS Day, and it comes at a time when there are rising concerns about AIDS in North Dakota. Lindsey VanderBusch, manager of the HIV/STD/Hepatitis/TB program for the Division of Disease Control at the North Dakota Department of Health, says ...Read More

PHOTO: Wisconsin's farmland is among its most valuable resources, and a new federal guide for sustainable ag practitioners has just been released with resources to help anyone engaged in land use. Photo courtesy of U.S. Geological Survey, Wisconsin.

EAST TROY, Wis. – There are plenty of federal programs designed to help farmers, ranchers and other land users, but they have to know how to find the programs. The new federal funding guide for sustainable agriculture should help with that. “Building Sustainable Farms, Ranches and Co ...Read More

PHOTO: Legislation to help support the 670,000 unpaid family caregivers in Minnesota is among the bills that will be considered when lawmakers reconvene in January. Photo credit: Henry Rabinowitz.

ST. PAUL, Minn. - As the number of Minnesotans who are family caregivers continues to increase, also growing is the complexity of the medical tasks they're doing and that's something Minnesota lawmakers are being asked to address. When the Legislature convenes in 2015, they'll consider what's called ...Read More

Cindy Dunn of Citizens for Pennsylvania’s Future calls on incoming Gov. Tom Wolf to implement a strong Clean Power Plan for the state. Credit: PennFuture

HARRISBURG, Pa. - Governor-elect Tom Wolf will take office in time to oversee implementation of the Clean Power Plan, initiated by the Obama administration but developed by each state to address its own energy mix. Cindy Dunn, president and CEO with Citizens for Pennsylvania's Future, says the plan ...Read More

PHOTO: Some Illinois agricultural supporters say the FDA needs to do more to protect small farmers as it revises the Food Safety Modernization Act. Photo credit: TRiggin/morguefile.

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - Some agricultural groups in Illinois say the U.S. Food and Drug Administration needs to go back to the drawing board as it works to revise the Food Safety Modernization Act proposed last year. Executive director of the Illinois Stewardship Alliance Wes King says while the changes ...Read More

PHOTO: Today marks World AIDS Day, and events around the state will be held to build understanding of the disease, and educate to stop the spread. A simple blood test can determine a person's status. Photo credit: Alden Chadwick/Flickr.

INDIANAPOLIS – For more than 25 years around the globe, Dec. 1 has been a day to bring awareness and understanding about AIDS. And to commemorate World AIDS Day, services, memorials and educational events are being held across Indiana. Leeah Hopper, executive program director of AIDS Minis ...Read More

PHOTO: Margaret Nimmo Crowe with Voices for Virginia's Children says an event Thursday in Charlottesville will be a chance for an important, ongoing conversation about how Virginia should handle children's mental health needs. Picture by Ashley Everette, courtesy of Voices for Virginia's Children.

RICHMOND, Va. - With reforms underway in Virginia for children's mental health services, lawmakers and advocates want to hear from people dealing with the issues every day. Voices For Virginia's Children is hosting a community conversation Thursday in Charlottesville. Executive director Margaret ...Read More

PHOTO: The New Hampshire Community Loan Fund is one of 10,000 nonprofits and organizations worldwide participating in #GivingTuesday. You can get involved by making a donation or just spreading the word. Credit: from GivingTuesday.org

CONCORD, N.H. - It's a global day dedicated to giving back, and New Hampshire nonprofits are among the 10,000 organizations worldwide that will take part tomorrow in Giving Tuesday. Julie Eades, president with the New Hampshire Community Loan Fund, says the day was started to balance out all the sho ...Read More

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