Morning Edition 2009-03-10

Tuesday, March 10, 2009

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  • Bee Cuts Workforce By 11 Percent
    The Sacramento Bee announced another round of layoffs Monday. 128 employees are now out of work. That brings the total number of job cuts to 300 since last summer as the newspaper deals with declining revenue and a deepening recession.
    Monday, March 9, 2009
  • Lawmakers Consider Extending Benefits For Foster Kids Thru Age 21
    California lawmakers may extend how long foster care kids are eligible for state services. Currently, foster kids can’t receive benefits past the age of 18 or 19.
    Monday, March 9, 2009
  • Stem Cell Backers Eager For Additional Federal Funds
    Researchers in California are applauding President Obama’s decision Monday to end restrictions on federal funding for embryonic stem cell research. They say it could speed up the discovery of cures for major diseases.
    Monday, March 9, 2009