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Archive: February 12, 2015

PHOTO: Harlan County native Kimberly Shepherd wants to stay and live in eastern Kentucky, but says transitioning the region to a new economy is crucial. She is one of the speakers during this year's I Love Mountains Day in Frankfort. Photo courtesy of Kentuckians for the Commonwealth.

FRANKFORT, Ky. - Citizens are rallying at the state Capitol on Thursday for what has become an annual tradition - "I Love Mountains Day." The event is organized by Kentuckians for the Commonwealth, a grassroots organization which has been in the vanguard pushing for an economic transition in easter ...Read More

PHOTO: Immigration reform activists occupied dozens of U.S. congressional offices over what they call the

WASHINGTON - Calling the nation's broken immigration system a "moral crisis," activists Wednesday occupied scores of congressional offices - including the office of Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-McLean). A press release from one of the many groups taking part said it was targeting 35 "hard-line ...Read More

PHOTO: It was a standing-room-only crowd at Wednesday's Port of Portland Commission meeting, as workers for airport service subcontractors shared their concerns and heard commissioners' preliminary suggestions for improving Portland International Airport as a workplace. Photo credit: Jesse Stemmler.

PORTLAND, Ore. - Workers at Portland International Airport (PDX) got a chance on Wednesday to address their concerns directly to the Port Commission about subcontractors' working conditions and policies. At the meeting, commissioners shared their own first draft of "Workplace Initiatives" for Airpo ...Read More

PHOTO: Thousands are expected in Raleigh on Saturday for daylong Moral March events, including the annual Historic Thousands on Jones Street (HKonJ) People's Assembly March to the North Carolina Legislature. Photo courtesy:

RALEIGH, N.C. - Thousands of North Carolinians will celebrate what they call their "love for justice" this Valentine's Day weekend in Raleigh. The Moral March on Raleigh was born out of the annual Historic Thousands on Jones Street (HKonJ) People's Assembly March to the North Carolina Legislature. ...Read More

PHOTO: Legislation to phase out traditional landline phone service in Kentucky is

FRANKFORT, Ky. - The telecommunication industry's efforts to phase out basic local phone service in Kentucky are on "speed dial" at the statehouse. The Senate version of the so-called AT&T bill passed out of committee yesterday, less than a week after a House committee did the same with its version ...Read More

Photo: The IRS is warning Floridians of tax-related scammers who attempt to obtain their personal information. Photo credict: Flickr Creative Commons/MoneyBlogNewz

PLANTATION, Fla. - Tax season is underway, with 1099s and W2s already in mailboxes and the Internal Revenue Service has also issued its annual list of the most common scams, called "The Dirty Dozen." At the top of the list is identity theft, followed by potential tax swindles pitched by phone and ...Read More

Photo: The American Heart Association is reminding people to take steps to improve their heart health this Valentine's Day, including improving their diet and increasing exercise. Photo credit: AHA

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Hearts are everywhere this week as Americans prepare to celebrate a holiday that is projected to gross a record-setting $18.9 billion this Valentine's Day. But medical experts want to remind folks it's the heart that should be top of mind. The American Heart Association says reg ...Read More

PHOTO: Getting kids to brush their teeth and floss, and reminding parents of the importance of oral health, are the goals of National Children's Dental Health Month. Photo courtesy of the Florida Department of Health.

SALT LAKE CITY - Teaching young children and reminding parents of the value of good oral health is the mission of "National Children's Dental Health Month," sponsored each February by the American Dental Association. Dr. Kim Michelson, State Dental Director at the Utah Department of Health, says a ...Read More

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