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Archive: April 28, 2014

PHOTO: Ceremonies held in Chaska today honor workers who have been injured or killed in Minnesota's highway construction zones. Photo courtesy Minnesota Dept. of Transportation.

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Roadbuilding is one of the most dangerous jobs in the state and today, those workers who have been injured or killed in Minnesota's highway construction zones are being remembered. This is Workers' Memorial Day and Judi Holloway with the Minnesota Department of Transportation says ...Read More

GRAPHIC: Some Illinois children are improving literacy through the use of Cued Speech. Courtesy of Alexander Graham Bell Montessori School.

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - American Sign Language (ASL) is the common form of communication among members of the deaf community, but signing does not provide every component or "phoneme" of spoken language. In Illinois, some hearing-impaired students are improving their literacy through the use of Cued Spe ...Read More

PHOTO: The Nevada State Education Association said The Education Initiative, a proposed business tax increase, could help pay for Nevada First Lady Kathleen Sandoval's early education goals. Photo courtesy Kathleen Sandoval.

CARSON CITY, Nev. - The Nevada State Education Association said "The Education Initiative" on November's general election ballot could help fund Nevada First Lady Kathleen Sandoval's early education goals. The ballot measure would create a 2 percent "business margins tax." Nevada State Education A ...Read More

PHOTO: Workers Memorial Day in Indiana will honor the dozens in the state killed on the job. The construction industry accounts for almost one in five of those workplace deaths. Photo credit: Michael Connors/morguefile.

INDIANAPOLIS - Families, along with labor and community leaders, will gather at ceremonies around the state today to honor the memories of Indiana workers who lost their lives on the job. It's Worker's Memorial Day, which is held in recognition of the Occupational Safety and Health Act, first passed ...Read More

PHOTO: Ceremonies today will honor those who been killed or injured on the job, and raise awareness about the need for workplace safety. Construction industries account for about one in five fatal job-related accidents. Photo credit: Kevin Connors/morguefile.

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Many Ohioans work in dangerous situations and each year, dozens lose their lives in workplace-related accidents. For Workers' Memorial Day, ceremonies around Ohio and across the nation today will honor the thousands who have died, as well as those who have been injured on the job. ...Read More

PHOTO: Watchdog groups say a proposal to allow some Internet users faster speeds for higher prices runs counter to the Internet's purpose as an open forum for ideas and information. Photo credit: Ronstik/iStockphoto.com

PORTLAND, Ore. - Creating a "pay to play" system runs counter to what the Internet has been from the beginning, according to a watchdog group. Norman Solomon, co-founder of RootsAction.org, said thousands of people are signing petitions protesting a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) proposal t ...Read More

PHOTO: Opponents of HB1576 warn it could be detrimental to species like the brook trout, by changing the way wild brook trout streams are designated in the Commonwealth. Photo credit: Daniel Mayer on Wikimedia Commons.

HARRISBURG, Pa. - Wildlife in Pennsylvania that needs special protection is the topic of discussion today for a state House panel debating a controversial bill (HB1576) about threatened and endangered species. The bill's opponents say it would disrupt the current process under which scientists from ...Read More

PHOTO: Gov. Bill Haslam has until Tuesday to decide whether to sign legislation that allows a pregnant woman to be charged with a crime for drug use if it harms her baby. Photo credit: Daniel Lobo/Flickr

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Time is running out for Gov. Bill Haslam to make his decision on a bill that would allow Tennessee women to be charged with a crime for drug use during pregnancy if it harms the baby. It is an idea that has raised concern among medical professionals, including physician Pamela Gon ...Read More

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