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A bipartisan deal reached to avert U.S. government default. Also on our Tuesday rundown: a new report calculates the high hospital costs for employers. Plus, new legislation could help protect Florida's at-risk wildlife.

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Archive: May 7, 2014

PHOTO: It takes an army of letter carriers and volunteers to pick up more than 1 million pounds of nonperishable food items expected in this weekend's Stamp Out Hunger donation drive. Photo courtesy Oregon Food Bank.

PORTLAND, Ore. - An army of letter carriers, other U.S. Postal Service employees and volunteers will fan out across Oregon this Saturday for the annual "Stamp Out Hunger" canned food drive. What they collect will be especially important in the state's smaller towns and rural areas. These are the pa ...Read More

Photo: Ducks are one of the animals at risk because of climate change, according to a report released this week by the National Wildlife Federation. Courtesy: NWF / Pam Warburton

RALEIGH, N.C. - This weekend, we'll honor our mothers with flowers, cards, and maybe even a piece of jewelry, but likely forgotten in the "Hallmark" holiday will be our furry, feathered and scaled friends. A report released this week by the National Wildlife Federation highlights the importance tha ...Read More

GRAPHIC: A nationally recognized University of Wisconsin telecommunications expert says the nation's giant telecom companies are making big moves, confident that Net Neutrality will be changed by the Federal Communications Commission, and the battle is playing out in Wisconsin. Graphic courtesy UW Extension.

MADISON, Wis. - The biggest cable companies in the nation - Comcast, Charter, and Time Warner - are gambling heavily that the Federal Communications Commission will change Net Neutrality, the concept that everyone should have equal access to the Internet. University of Wisconsin Professor Barry Ort ...Read More

PHOTO: Scorching heat waves and record low water levels in Lake Erie are among the effects of climate change in Ohio, according to the new 2014 National Climate Assessment. Photo credit: Scott Liddell/morguefile.

COLUMBUS, Ohio - A new federal report finds climate change is real, it's human-caused, and it's impacting Ohio. According to the National Climate Assessment, the average temperature in the United States has increased by 1.5 degrees Fahrenheit since 1895, with 80 percent of that increase occurring o ...Read More

PHOTO: Lawmakers in Nevada are being asked to increase funding to help treat thousands of children with autism and related disorders. Photo courtesy Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

LAS VEGAS - Nevada lawmakers are being asked to increase funding to help treat thousands of children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders. Jan Crandy, chairwoman of the Nevada Commission on Autism Spectrum Disorders, is among those addressing the Interim Legislative Committee on Health Care tod ...Read More

PHOTO: About one-third of schools in Idaho have a new option for lunch. They can offer lunch and breakfast to all students free of charge, if they are 'high-poverty schools.' Photo credit: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture.

BOISE, Idaho - Many schools in Idaho have a new option for lunch. They can offer lunch and breakfast to all students free of charge - if they are high-poverty schools. Colleen Fillmore, director of the state Education Department's Child Nutrition program, said the so-called Community Eligibility Pr ...Read More

IMAGE: Saturday is the deadline for new residents of North Dakota or those with identification that needs a new address to get it or get changes made, so they can cast a ballot in the June primaries. Image courtesy North Dakota Secretary of State.

BISMARCK, N.D. - With the North Dakota primaries now just about a month away, an important deadline is looming for those who plan to cast a ballot. With changes approved by the 2013 Legislature, state law now requires voters to have a valid form of identification. Josh Askvig, associate state direc ...Read More

PHOTO: A report released today by the National Wildlife Federation outlines how young critters, such as sea turtles in Virginia, are facing new challenges because of climate change. Photo credit: NOAA

RICHMOND, Va. - Spring means baby season for wildlife. A report released today by the National Wildlife Federation outlines how young critters are facing new challenges because of climate change. Chelsea Harnish, climate and energy manager at the Virginia Conservation Network, said brook trout fing ...Read More

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