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Archive: May 8, 2014

PHOTO: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says congressional passage of the immigration reform bill would likely help the economy in Nevada and across the U-S. Photo courtesy of U-S Senator Harry Reid.

CARSON CITY, Nev. – U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada says passage of the immigration reform bill, now stalled in the Republican-controlled House, would benefit the economy in the Silver State and across the U.S. Reid commented this week during National Travel and Tourism Week ...Read More

PHOTO: Indianapolis Power and Light's Harding Street Generating Station is among the coal ash disposal sites listed in a new report detailing the danger of coal ash to public health. Photo courtesy of the Environmental Protection Agency.

INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana has the highest number of coal ash sludge lagoons in the country, and a new report from the Hoosier Environmental Council alleges that mismanagement is threatening public health. When coal is burned, trace elements including arsenic, lead and mercury can remain in the a ...Read More

PHOTO: Aquinas College and Kendall College of Art and Design are among the Michigan schools that will have graduation gown recycling bins outside their ceremonies. Photo courtesy of Seth Yon, Greener Grads.

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – 'Tis the season for pomp and circumstance and caps and gowns, and one group of Michiganders wants to make sure those gowns don't go from graduation ceremonies to garbage cans. Seth Yon worked in the graduation apparel industry for years and says he launched Greener Grad ...Read More

GRAPHIC: The Arkansas Secretary of State's office lists the kinds of IDs that a voter must have to vote. Graphic from the Secretary of State's website.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Confusion caused by Arkansas's voter ID law might mean serious problems as folks go to the polls for the primary. Last year's law requires Arkansans to present a photo ID to vote. But it's under a legal cloud, and as with similar laws in other states, may be ruled uncons ...Read More

PHOTO: Some military veterans may get hired on the spot at the annual New Mexico Veterans Business Expo and Job Fair, being held in Albuquerque today. Photo courtesy of the Albuquerque Convention Center.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Several veterans are expected to be hired in a variety of industries today at the annual New Mexico Veterans Business Expo and Job Fair being held at the Albuquerque Convention Center. Mike Schramski, the expo’s chairman, says the event includes vendors such as Sand ...Read More

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