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Archive: March 23, 2015

PHOTO: The Nevada Humane Society is celebrating NCAA March Madness with a pet adoption event featuring hundreds of dogs and cats called

RENO, Nev. - Many people in Nevada have probably heard of March Madness, but how about Bark Madness? Kimberly Wade, senior manager of communications and events with the Nevada Humane Society, says her organization is hoping the pet adoption promotion, a take-off on NCAA March Madness college basketb ...Read More

PHOTO: People in Utah and around the country can avoid tax penalties for not having health insurance by getting coverage during a special enrollment period now underway. Photo credit: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

SALT LAKE CITY – A special enrollment period is underway that can help people in Utah and around the U.S. avoid fines for not having health insurance. Randal Serr is director of the nonprofit group Take Care Utah, which helps enroll people in health insurance plans through the Affordable Car ...Read More

PHOTO: A new National Priorities Project analysis finds the Obama budget does a better job than House and Senate proposals to fund programs Americans say they most care about in recent polls. Credit: White House Photo.

AUGUSTA, Maine - A new analysis sizes-up proposed national budgets from the House, Senate and Obama administration, and examines what those competing budgets mean for Maine and the nation. Lindsay Koshgarian is the research director for the New England-based National Priorities Project. She says t ...Read More

MAP: Huge pipelines originating near the West Virginia/Pennsylvania border and intended to carry Marcellus and Utica natural gas to eastern markets are running into spreading resistance from landowners on the routes. Map courtesy of Appalachian Mountain Advocates.

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Huge pipelines intended to carry Marcellus and Utica natural gas to eastern markets are running into spreading resistance from landowners. Richmond-based Dominion Resources and its partners have filed about 100 lawsuits against landowners who are resisting surveying crews f ...Read More

PHOTO: According to the Virginia ACLU the bloody arrest of U.VA. student Martese Johnson highlights longstanding issues of race and law enforcement. Photo courtesy of Martese Johnson.

RICHMOND, Va. – The American Civil Liberties Union says the bloody arrest of University of Virginia student Martese Johnson is a sign of deeper problems between African-Americans and police in Virginia. Claire Gastañaga, executive director of the ACLU of Virginia, says blacks are more l ...Read More

PHOTO: Itís National Youth Violence Prevention Week, and health and education leaders in Ohio say everyone in a community plays role in preventing violence before it occurs. Photo credit: hilarycl/Morguefile.

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Youth violence is preventable say many health and education leaders as schools and organizations around Ohio observe National Youth Violence Prevention Week. The Ohio Violence Prevention Academy provides training to combat violence in schools and neighborhoods. The group&# ...Read More

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