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Archive: September 3, 2014

PHOTO: Disaster can strike at any time. AARP-Wisconsin has teamed up with FEMA to provide tips on putting together a personal emergency disaster preparedness kit. Photo credit: Jeremy Lock, U.S. Air Force

MADISON, Wis. - AARP is teaming up with the Federal Emergency Management Agency to try to make sure people are as ready as they can be if disaster strikes. September is National Disaster Preparedness Month. Seconds count in a disaster, and having a plan to deal with disaster is a task which should ...Read More

PHOTO: The popular Edmonds Fishing Pier is almost 40 years old and needs major renovations to keep it safe. The city says it has all but given up counting on scarce Land and Water Conservation Fund dollars to help complete the work. Photo courtesy City of Edmonds.

EDMONDS, Wash. - A coalition of hunting and fishing organizations says the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) could be doing a lot more for local economies if Congress would stop raiding the money. In a new report, 17 sportsman's groups cite examples of recreation and conservation projects in ...Read More

PHOTO: The Big Spring area, which lies within the Ozark National Scenic Riverways, could become the ninth federally protected wilderness area in Missouri, if Congress designates it as such. Photo courtesy of National Park Service.

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - It's been a busy and productive half-century for the federal Wilderness Act, and environmentalists say today's anniversary of the signing of the landmark legislation offers a chance to protect more Missouri land for future generations. Thanks to the Wilderness Act, said John H ...Read More

PHOTO: Research from the Tufts University organization CIRCLE indicates Colorado's youth vote could play a decisive role in the November U.S. Senate race. Photo courtesy Americanprogress.org

DENVER - It's a tight race for one Colorado U.S. Senate seat, with Democratic incumbent Mark Udall defending his office against Republican opponent U.S. Rep. Cory Gardner. New research from a nonpartisan research group known as CIRCLE at Tufts University suggests the youth vote in Colorado could det ...Read More

PHOTO: Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is the keynote speaker at the National Clean Energy Summit this Thursday at Las Vegas' Mandalay Bay Convention Center. Photo credit: U.S. State Department

LAS VEGAS - One of the biggest names in Las Vegas this week is scheduled to be the keynote speaker at the National Clean Energy Summit, being held Thursday at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. Jane Feldman, energy chair for the Sierra Club Toiyabe Chapter, said Hillary Clinton's presence is creat ...Read More

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SALT LAKE CITY - The American Cancer Society is urging that more resources be dedicated to caring for the overall well-being of children with cancer and their families, both in Utah and nationwide. The society is promoting "Childhood Cancer Awareness Month" in September. Rebecca Kirch, its director ...Read More

PHOTO: Many workers in Kentucky still are struggling five years after the recession, according to a new report from the Kentucky Center for Economic Policy. Photo credit: Greg Stotelmyer

BEREA, Ky. - Five years after the recession officially ended, Kentucky workers still are grappling with a scarcity of jobs and continued declines in wages, according to a new report. The study by the Kentucky Center for Economic Policy found a substantial gap between jobs and job-seekers that still ...Read More

PHOTO: Experts say advance preparation can help people better respond to and recover from the impacts of a disaster or other emergency. Preparedness Month is a good time to make or update those plans. Photo credit: Jane M. Sawyer/morguefile.

INDIANAPOLIS - Tornadoes, fires, floods and other disasters can strike at almost any time, and during Preparedness Month, state leaders are reminding residents about the importance of being ready for an emergency. Households should gather supplies they would need in the event they find themselves ...Read More

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