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"We're Not Going Anywhere," Says Planned Parenthood Rep, Clinic Closes Behind Her
[First published on WIvoices.org] Wisconsin is back in the national spotlight with numerous public policy choices enacted that affect healthcare for women and girls in the Badger State. One of the ...
7/9/13 at 8:54 PM
Undocumented students could get in-state tuition under bill
By Danielle Killey More students could attend college if a plan allowing undocumented immigrants to pay in-state tuition at public colleges is approved, a Minnesota lawmaker argues. We want to eli...
4/3/13 at 9:15 AM Legislative notebook: Health marketplace heads to negotiations 3/8/13 at 3:19 PM
Legislative notebook: Higher cigarette taxes on the table in Minnesota 2/7/13 at 5:17 PM
The health benefits of gratitude (beyond Thanksgiving)
Thanksgiving is over. Now what? Where does all that gratefulness go? Do we just move on and dive right into Christmas shopping? I once overheard this comment on a bus in New York City on Thanksgiving...
12/4/12 at 1:12 PM
Faces of the Boom: N.Y. brothers working in Williston feel helpless as storm devastates their home
WILLISTON, N.D. New York natives Kyle and Brian Nestor are in Williston looking for work, but their hearts are 2,000 miles away in New York. The brothers who moved to North Dakota about three week...
11/5/12 at 12:56 AM
Did Sandy push the presidential elections back? I hope so.
There is a proverb that I want to start this column on: It is about disaster. When disaster strikes, people chip in to help. When politicians help, disaster strikes again. Therefore, people go first o...
10/30/12 at 6:23 PM
Bridgehunter Chronicles supports the victims of Superstorm Sandy
We have seen many disaster films where megastorms, whether they are hurricanes, snowstorms, sandstorms or a combination of them and then some burrow in on the cities, destroying buildings, places of i...
10/30/12 at 5:04 PM
Beating your own home made drum, may be healing. Like a heart beat, start a drum circle with friends. Eyes are closed and shoes are off. Tempo quickens and vibrations start. Use old oat meal box and a...
7/28/09 at 6:03 PM
We have had a major snow melt here, the rain that began on Sunday continues to do battle with the snowbanks. Far Guy and I took some photos of the water in our area yesterday. We live in the Mississip...
3/24/09 at 4:05 AM