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Archive: August 26, 2015

Clean-government advocates are protesting a bill circulating at the state Capitol. Credit: Anita Burgemeister, Wikimedia Commons

MADISON, Wis. - Late last week, a state Assembly committee advanced a bill that would prevent prosecutors from investigating politicians using a John Doe probe. The legislation could be taken up by the full Legislature this fall. Opponents of the bill, including Jay Heck, executive director of Comm ...Read More

Lawmakers want an outside agency to do the risk assessment of a natural gas pipeline expansion project. Credit: Ian Beeby/freeimages.com

NEW YORK - Two New York lawmakers are calling for an independent risk assessment of a natural-gas pipeline near the Indian Point nuclear power plant in Westchester County. Assemblywoman Sandra Galef, D-Ossining, and Assemblyman David Buchwald, D-Mount Kisco, said pipeline experts have found flaws i ...Read More

Messages cover the windows of a schizophrenic patientís house. Credit: Pete S/ Wikimedia Commons.

NEW YORK - New York state is expanding its services for young people who begin experiencing symptoms of schizophrenia. Schizophrenia affects about one out of every 200 people, and the first signs often appear from ages 18 and 21. Glenn Liebman, chief executive of the Mental Health Association of N ...Read More

The New Mexico Veterans Business Expo and Job Fair is happening Thursday at the Albuquerque Convention Center. Credit: New Mexico Veterans Business Expo and Job Fair

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Veterans looking for work - and those who already own businesses - are expected in big numbers Thursday at the annual New Mexico Veterans Business Expo and Job Fair at the Albuquerque Convention Center. Spokesman Mike Schramski said it's an opportunity for veteran job seekers t ...Read More

Watch out for water? That's what the CDC says, if you wear contact lenses. Credit: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

PHOENIX - People in Arizona and across the nation who wear contact lenses are encouraged to practice the best possible hygiene habits in order to avoid bacteria that can blind a person. That's the message from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention during this "Contact Lens Health We ...Read More

Amidst this summer's devastating wildfires in Washington, a team of attorneys is offering legal assistance free of charge. Credit: U.S. Interior Department

ELLENSBURG, Wash. - As hundreds of acres continue to burn in Washington, a team of attorneys across the state is helping wildfire victims with their questions about insurance claims, repair contractors, finding public assistance and more. It's a busy summer for members of the Washington State Assoc ...Read More

Tennessee gets high marks for women's access to education, but points to room for improvement in other areas. Credit: taliesin/morguefile.com

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Today is Women's Equality Day, and a new national survey ranks Tennessee near the top for one consideration that is important to women - and others, not so much. The Volunteer State is ranked 24th for workplace environments, a category that combines such topics as wages, the numb ...Read More

Many parents of non-English-speaking children don't know they are entitled to translation services. Credit: Aryo T. Handono/USAID

PHILADELPHIA - A federal class-action lawsuit claims that thousands of non-English-speaking parents in Philadelphia are being denied the opportunity to meaningfully participate in the special-education process. Parental involvement is critical to meeting the needs of children with learning disabili ...Read More

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