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The Pensacola shooting investigated as an act of terror; Trump faces criticism over so-called anti-Semitic comments; and some local governments adapt to meet the needs of immigrants.

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Candidates have a busy week in Iowa, despite a weekend shooting on Pensacola Navy Air Base. Also, candidates start butting heads, notably South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg and MA Sen. Elizabeth Warren.

Archive: May 5, 2014

PHOTO: Older American Month promotes safety and activity for good health while aging. Photo credit: Medoli2/morguefile.

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - Staying safe is critical to good health as people age. That's why during Older Americans Month, Indiana Area Agencies on Aging are providing opportunities for older adults to learn how they can take control of their safety. Maureen Walby with LifeStream Services, Yorktown, say ...Read More

PHOTO: A new “State of the Air” report finds three counties in the Granite State, including Hillsborough, have work to do to clean up their act. Proto credit: Wikipedia.

CONCORD, N.H. – A new State of the Air report from the American Lung Association finds three counties in the Granite State have work to do to clean up their acts. Perfect timing – that's how Catherine Corkery, chapter director of the New Hampshire Sierra Club, sizes up the report, whic ...Read More

PHOTO: Tuesday is primary day in Ohio, and while changes have been made to the state's voting laws, they will not be in effect until the November election. Photo courtesy of Secretary of State.

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio's voting laws have been the subject of controversy, but recent changes will not affect Tuesday's primary election. Carrie Davis, executive director, League of Women Voters of Ohio, says the changes take effect in November, when early in-person voting will be reduced from 35 to ...Read More

PHOTO: New U.S. Citizens take the oath of allegiance during a naturalization ceremony. Photo courtesy of The White House

Many legal immigrants in California and across the country are not pursuing citizenship. Even though more than 8 million nationwide are eligible to apply, many have never even taken the first step. Some immigrants cite the expense, which is about $700 in fees, plus the cost of a lawyer. Others worry ...Read More

PHOTO: The red-necked grebe has more than 80 percent of its breeding population in Canada's boreal forest, a massive area that bird conservationists say is threatened by development. Photo credit: Wikipedia.

BOSTON, Mass. - It's the Red Sox versus the Red-necked Grebe: The migratory bird helped contribute more than $40 billion in revenue to the economy in bird-watching trips and related equipment last year, about five times the year's total revenue for major league baseball. However, a new report says ...Read More

OHOTO: Nearly 11 thousand cyclists and pedestrians have been injured or killed on Connecticut roadways since 2006 but advocates say a new measure headed to Governor Dannel Malloy will provide a deterrent and raise awareness for local drivers to safely share the road. Photo credit: www.pedbikeimages.org/Laura Sandt

HARTFORD, Conn. – It took five years of trying, but a bill is now finally headed for the governor's signature that proponents say will protect pedestrians, cyclists and others who share the roads with motor vehicles. Kelly Kennedy, executive director of Bike Walk Connecticut, says the measure ...Read More

PHOTO: A new study by Morgantown psychologist Joseph Scotti found as many as half of West Virginia's 180,000 vets may be suffering from PTSD or depression. Photo: Dan Heyman.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - As many as half of West Virginia military veterans of all ages suffer post-traumatic stress or depression (PTSD), according to a new study. Joseph Scotti, a psychologist in private practice specializing in trauma, conducted an extensive, in-depth survey of veterans for the state ...Read More

PHOTO: It's estimated that for school aged children, screen time is second to only one other activity: sleeping. Photo credit: Neeta Lind/Flickr

ST. PAUL, Minn. - As the time that kids spend with television, video games, apps and computers continues to grow, they're being encouraged to take the next seven days to unplug. Sara Adelmann, screen time project manager, Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood, says this is Screen-Free Week, the g ...Read More

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