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Tax Break For Canadians, Poverty And Obesity, And Kids Of Lesbians Outperform

Ross Reynolds
06/11/2010 at 12:00 p.m.

British Columbians Get A Tax Break In Washington: Soon British Columbians won't have to pay sales tax in Washington state. Some Whatcom County businesses are celebrating. But local governments there stand to lose hundreds of thousands of dollars in tax revenues.

Poverty And Obesity: Why is poverty linked to obesity? A local study tries to answer the question. KUOW's Ruby de Luna reports.

Children Of Lesbians Do Better: A new study shows that children of lesbian parents perform better academically and in other areas than their peers. We'll hear from the researcher.



Guest(s)

Richard Walsh is general manager of the Whatcom Transportation Authority.

Nanette Gartrell is a professor of psychiatry at the University of California at San Francisco.

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