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Study: Long-Term Unemployment Hurts Mental Health

October 20, 2011, 9:57 pm

A group of experts found that long-term unemployment harms the mental health of people they termed “resilient,” meaning people over 50 with no history of mental illness.

Tornado Damages 50 Homes in South Florida

October 19, 2011, 6:35 pm

A tornado hit south Florida late Tuesday, carving a mile-long trail of destruction, according to the National Weather Service (NWS). Only a few minor injuries consisting of [...]

Mayor Gives Reprieve to OWS Atlanta Protesters

October 18, 2011, 10:03 pm

Almost two hours after the deadline for Occupy Wall Street Atlanta (OWS) protesters to disperse, Mayor Kasim Reed issued an order to allow them to stay until Nov. 7.

Full Democracy Freedom Rally and March—DC Oct. 15

October 18, 2011, 9:43 pm

On the eve of the dedication of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, a few hundred people gathered at the Freedom Plaza in Washington, D.C., to call for what many consider a [...]

Wetlands Losses Heaviest in Southeast

October 17, 2011, 8:54 pm

The Department of the Interior’s Fish and Wildlife Service has recently issued a report indicating that between 2004 to 2009 the United States has lost over 630,000 acres of [...]

South Carolina’s Gold Fever

October 17, 2011, 12:55 am

Gold fever is alive and well in the South, as a Canadian mining company is reopening a historic gold mine in South Carolina, and expects to produce its first gold bar in 2014.

Oil Refinery Pleads Guilty to Air Quality Violations

October 16, 2011, 11:36 pm

The Pelican Oil Refining Company LLC pleaded guilty earlier this week to several violations of the Clean Air Act and obstruction of justice charges in the federal court of [...]

Court Blocks Part of Alabama Immigration Law

October 16, 2011, 10:44 pm

Portions of the controversial Alabama immigration law were blocked by an appeals court on Friday, which also requested the law, HB 56, be put on hold until further review.

Kentucky University Helps First Generation Students

October 13, 2011, 9:27 pm

College enrollment, admissions, picking the right courses, course work, and finally obtaining a degree can seem overwhelming if the student is lacking knowledge or is [...]

Better World Books Supports Literacy, Libraries

October 12, 2011, 6:44 pm

“We only do well by doing good,” is a statement found on the website of Better World Books, a social enterprise capitalizing on the value of unwanted books to fund [...]


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