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  • Public health is a responsibility shared by all, not just the CDC, which is doing its job

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. Ebola is a recent phenomenon for most people. Their thinking might also be that the Ebola horse has left the barn and our government, specifically the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is not riding it. For others who have...
  • Exclusive: U.S. plans to plug coal royalty loophole padding export profits

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government is drafting rules designed to close an accounting loophole that in recent years has helped coal companies boost export profits and likely cost taxpayers tens of millions of dollars, people familiar with the...
  • The Hartford, Munich Re Rank High For Climate Risk Response

    The Hartford, Munich Re Rank High For Climate Risk Response
    The Hartford and Munich Re received high praise in a report released Wednesday ranking the nation's 330 largest insurance companies on their response to increasing climate risks. Last year, insurance regulators in California, Connecticut, Minnesota, New...
  • More than 5 million in state live near oil or gas well, report says

    More than 5 million in state live near oil or gas well, report says
    More than 5 million Californians — most of them in Los Angeles and Kern counties — live near an oil or gas well, and expanding drilling in the state could increase their exposure to health risks, according to a report released Wednesday by a...
  • Experts share strategies for effective parenting

    Pre-school social worker Jennifer Rogers spends a lot of time working with parents in the Putnam school system where she's worked since 2013. Her role is to bridge the gap between home and school by helping children make that transition through pre-school...
  • VDOE implements guide for military families with special education students

    The Virginia Department of Education recently completed a new guide for military families who have children in special education. The guide gives answers to questions families might have about the programs available in Virginia's public schools, according...
  • Tips to reduce the risk of house fires

    Tips to reduce the risk of house fires
    October is Fire Prevention Month, so as a public service designed to reduce the number of calls for electrical fires, "Your Place" offers the following tips from Leviton, manufacturer of electrical devices and lighting controls (dimmers, switches):...
  • McCaffery ordered to turn in court-issued equipment

    McCaffery ordered to turn in court-issued equipment
    HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has told Justice Seamus P. McCaffery to turn over computers and other court-issued equipment, and moved swiftly Tuesday to cancel the Internet service it provides at McCaffery's Northeast Philadelphia...
  • Google execs discuss regulation, innovation and bobble-heads

    Google execs discuss regulation, innovation and bobble-heads
    Eric Schmidt and Jonathan Rosenberg help run Google, one of the world's best-known, most successful — and most controversial — companies. They've just published a new book, "How Google Works," a guide to managing what they call "smart...
  • China overseas direct investment seen rising 10 percent a year

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China's overseas direct investment is projected to rise at least 10 percent annually for the next five years, a trend that will soon make the country a net capital exporter, a senior commerce ministry official said on Wednesday. "It's...
  • 2 Senate Democrats explore how to protect coal jobs and the environment

    In June, Sen. Joe Manchin III of West Virginia, a defender of the coal industry, and Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island, a champion of the environment, decided to set aside differences and learn about how climate change affects each other's state....