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"Our most inherent, intrinsic forms of getting around is being violated by speeds that were not designed to be moving," said Jonathon Stalls with Walk2Connect, an advocacy group. Walk Denver and Walk2Connect co-hosted the gathering, part of a series of ...
Waco, Texas (KWTX) A group of four advocacy groups filed a brief Friday with the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals arguing that the Waco-based 10th Court of Appeals erred when it reversed the rape conviction of a former football player in March.
A group of young men and women in Edmonton spent months developing four recommendations on how to improve policing in the community.
NEW HAVEN >> Advocating for Latino students and school district employees has always been a priority for Abie Benitez, a director of instruction in the New ...
Richmond, VA. (WRIC) - An advocacy group is handing out joints of marijuana to members of Congress and their staffs as part of the first annual free cannibus giveaway.
A leading South Asian advocacy group has said US President Donald Trump's executive order on H-1B visas is a move to gut the programme popular among ...
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - It's one of the biggest concerns for bicyclists anywhere - having your bike stolen and wasting time trying to recover it.
But the Oxford County Sheriff's Office won't say if Tom Johnston of WCSH was a suspect. By Kate McCormickMorning Sentinel.
AUGUSTA, Maine - With a possible connection between a sexual assault case and the suicide of a meteorologist, two Maine advocacy groups have linked the incidents together in a joint statement. The Maine Coalition Against Sexual Assault and Maine's ...
GRAND TRAVERSE COUNTY, Mich. (WPBN/WGTU)-- A local advocacy group is working to improve safety on a busy Traverse City street.
MILFORD >> A local advocacy group won't pursue, for now, designating Milford as a "sanctuary city" after discussions with the city's police chief, who said the ...
social justice Ireland says legitimate expectations of Irish citizens are not being met.
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- A commercial aired in the Buffalo media market over the Easter weekend paid for by a national conservative advocacy group called Club for ...
CreakyJoints, part of the Global Healthy Living Foundation, announced a new policy platform Monday that advocates for transparent drug pricing by encouraging stakeholders, such as the U.S.
State legislation that proposes using public money to fund students' private educations is raising many eyebrows as it winds its way through the N.H.
WASHINGTON (WJLA) - The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) says its Washington, D.C. headquarters received a letter Monday that included a page of the Quran that was smeared with what it believes is feces and a picture of former President ...
A suicide prevention advocacy group is speaking out about the new Netflix original series "13 Reasons Why," saying that the teen drama - centered on a high school student who kills herself - does "more harm than any good.
Phil Gregory. Enlarge. Sasiistock. A national survey showed New Jersey hospitals have improved their quality of care. The Leapfrog Group, a patient advocacy organization, ranked New Jersey 15th best for protecting patients from harm. Enlarge. Sasiistock.
Two advocacy organizations for nonprofits have challenged provisions of an ethics law approved last year in New York state that they contend is unconstitutional and harmful to nonprofits.
A number of local advocacy groups are throwing their support behind a former judicial candidate who is alleging he was treated unfairly when he was vetted ...
Cedar Rapids, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) - According to the Humane Society of the United States, rabbits are the third most popular pet in America.
The advocacy organization began tracking shootings in schools, including colleges and universities, after the December 2012 massacre at a Newtown, Connecticut, elementary school that killed 26.
Chicago (CBS) - advocacy groups are sounding a warning that the Chicago area needs to reduce racial and economic segregation, or it will lose billions of dollars each year.
Speaking for the state's leading behavioral health advocacy organizations, that is completely untrue. advocacy groups, who were outnumbered 15-8 by providers and payers in the DHHS Section 298 Workgroup, and who have no financial stake in where ...
President Donald Trump's threat to halt some subsidies for health insurance companies under the Affordable Care Act would threaten coverage for 2,030 La Crosse County residents, according to citizen Action of Wisconsin.
"The workers feel they do not have a mechanism to discuss problems," said Derecka Mehrens, co-founder of silicon Valley Rising, a worker advocacy group. "A union, fundamentally, provides workers a voice." The company did not immediately respond to a ...
A collection of 23 progressive and public interest advocacy organizations and former White House ethics officer Norman Eisen penned a letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions this week urging him not to let political considerations influence hiring ...
Pets OK B.C. Co-organizer Eliot Galan says too many people are giving their companions. Galan says the group is petitioning B.C.'s political parties to amend housing laws to make them more places pet-friendly.
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 08:50PM. Los Angeles --. An advocacy group wants to ban the Los Angeles Unified school District from serving processed meat to students.
The CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) has issued strong recommendations for America's youth to be vaccinated with the human ...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) - The victims came forward one-by-one, according to Providence police, after a 15-year-old girl reported in February that Francis Scott sexually assaulted her in his car while posing as an Uber driver.
Cedar Rapids - A nonprofit advocacy group providing legal aid for low-income Iowans says local changes to rules for the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program will have "significant negative consequences" for some of the areas most vulnerable ...
The pemphigus and pemphigoid group, representing people with a rare autoimmune disease that often affects the skin and mucus membranes, was just one of many small patient advocacy organizations represented at the late February conference, where ...
GRAND BLANC, MI -- Attorneys for a state-appointed group assigned to investigate allegations of abuse and neglect against people with disabilities are seeking a permanent injunction against a Grand Blanc nursing home that would force the facility to ...
MANILA - A public advocacy organization is calling on the Duterte administration to rethink its rice importation policy, describing it as "dangerous.
When Sherry Mitchell-Bruker organized the first meeting of new environmentalist group Friends of Lake Monroe last November, only a few people came.
[JURIST] Several US advocacy groups filed a lawsuit [complaint, PDF] on Monday to obtain visitor logs for who has met with President Trump at the White House, the Mar-a-Lago Florida resort and Trump Tower in New York.
Raleigh, N.C. - Two North Carolina rivers were ranked among the top 10 most endangered rivers in the country for the second year in a row when this year's study was released early Tuesday morning.
Scots should be asked the same Yes/No question about independence that they answered in 2014 when another vote is held, Nicola Sturgeon has said.
In a Wednesday news release, the Connecticut River Watershed Council announced it would henceforth operate under the name Connecticut River Conservancy.
As school voucher vote approaches in Nashville, most Memphis advocacy groups don't want program piloted in their city. By Laura Faith Kebede - 1 day ago.
Home-rule advocates Campaign to Defend Local Solutions announced Monday that it is adding Mayors Against Illegal guns and the National Black Justice Coalition as official partners.
WASHINGTON - A fiscally conservative advocacy group is launching an advertising campaign aimed at convincing moderate House Republicans to support the revised Obamacare repeal and replacement bill that is being drafted.
Leocha works to prevent situations like Sunday's from happening as the founder and president of TravelersUnited.org, a consumer travel advocacy group based in Washington, DC. "This is the first time I've seen anyone forcibly removed from a plane for a ...
Augusta, GA. (WRDW/WAGT) -- If you walked into almost any bathroom in Augusta during Masters Week you'd probably find a sign saying "No one can force you into work or into prostitution" with a hotline number underneath.
The pemphigus/pemphigoid group, representing people with a rare autoimmune disease that often affects the skin and mucus membranes, was just one of many small patient advocacy organizations represented at the late February conference, where sick ...
The advocacy group also asked Beruff why some speakers were allowed to leapfrog before others at the hearings, particularly in Boca Raton.
said [press release] Monday that recently leaked emails reveal that Shell [corporate website] knowingly briber Nigerian officials so the company could access a Nigerian offshore oilfield.
Advertisements from seemingly independent advocacy groups are swamping Beltway newspapers with dire warning that recent proposals to lower drug prices will lead to dangerous consequences.
"Smog is dangerous to kids, seniors and asthmatics," said Seth Johnson, an attorney with environmental advocacy group Earthjustice, in a statement.


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