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Archive: April 10, 2014

PHOTO: Low-wage workers in Michigan aren't the only ones who would benefit from an increase in the state's minimum wage, according to two economics professors. Photo credit: cohodra via

LANSING, Mich. – While debate continues to swirl at both the state and national levels about raising the minimum wage, experts from two universities in Michigan say the move would bring broad economic benefits to the state. Lisa Cook, an assistant professor of economics at Michigan State Uni ...Read More

PHOTO: Attorney Ben Wells who is donating office space at his Arlington law office for mudslide victims to get free legal advice. Courtesy: Ben Wells

EVERETT, Wash. – No house left, but still a hefty mortgage with plenty of payments left. That's just one of the legal problems Oso mudslide survivors face, and now the legal community is banding together to help. Joel Nichols, an attorney who practices in Everett, is organizing pro bono le ...Read More

PHOTO: The Utah State Courts are advising the public about a jury duty scam. Photo courtesy Utah State Courts.

SALT LAKE CITY – Officials with the Utah State Courts are cautioning the public about a scam that relates to jury duty. Nancy Volmer, public information officer at the Utah State Courts, explains the scam involves the victim being called by someone claiming to be a court employee and telling ...Read More

PHOTO: The San Juan Watershed Group reports that its testing shows traces of bacteria from human waste and unsafe levels of E.coli in the Animas and San Juan rivers in Northern New Mexico. Photo courtesy the U-S National Park Service.

FARMINGTON, N.M. – Testing from the San Juan Watershed Group finds high levels of E.coli and bacteria from human waste in two rivers in Northern New Mexico. David Tomko, watershed coordinator at the San Juan Watershed Group, which is partially funded by the state, says water sampling shows th ...Read More

PHOTO: A State Capitol hearing room is packed Tuesday as a Senate committee discusses Senate Bill 1132, which would place a moratorium on fracking until the state fully studies the impact of the oil extraction method. Photo courtesy: Californians Against Fracking

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – The controversial practice of offshore oil fracking is taking place along California's coastline, even though most people may not even know it. Assemblymember Das Williams says it's also being done without the required ongoing review from the Coastal Commission. He s ...Read More

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