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Mueller to testify in open session; migrant children returned to troubled detention center; plus ending the school-to-prison pipeline, and seeking justice for Native Americans killed at Wounded Knee.

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Archive: March 2, 2015

PHOTO: Itís Severe Weather Awareness Week in Illinois, and state emergency leaders are encouraging residents to be prepared for the threat of spring storms. Photo credit: James Loesch/Flickr.

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The warmer and often volatile weather of spring will soon arrive, and during Severe Weather Awareness Week, state emergency officials are reminding Illinoisans about the dangers of thunderstorms, lightning, tornadoes and flash floods. Mike McClure, senior meteorologist a ...Read More

Some Ohio organizations, restaurants, and educational institutions are working to increase access to healthier foods and programs in an effort to end childhood obesity. Photo credit: DodgertonSkillhause/Morguefile.

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Accessing nutritious foods is a challenge for many Ohio families, and some experts say the problem contributes to the obesity epidemic. But businesses in the food industry and various organizations are stepping up to help make the healthy choice, the easy choice. Drew Nann ...Read More

PHOTO: The Legislature is considering a bill (SB168) that would direct the Governor to appoint eleven members to the task force, charged with looking at financial scams targeting senior citizens. Photo credit: premierco/pixabay.com

PIERRE, S.D. – A bill, setting up an elder abuse task force, proposed by South Dakota Supreme Court Chief Justice David Gilbertson, is rapidly moving though the legislature. The bill (SB168) would direct the governor to appoint 11 members to the task force, charged with looking at financial ...Read More

PHOTO: Schools around Indiana are celebrating the benefits of the School Breakfast Program, during  National School Breakfast Week. Experts say school breakfast is linked to improved nutrition, less absenteeism, and fewer disciplinary problems. Photo courtesy of USDA.

INDIANAPOLIS – It's National School Breakfast Week, and educational leaders are shining a light on programs that give Indiana children a healthy start to their day. Tim English, Midwest administrator for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food and Nutrition Service, says the School B ...Read More

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