El Paso, Texas (NAPSI) - Preparing to go back to school used to be as simple as stocking up the latest textbooks and grabbing a calculator.

Washington, DC - Streamflow in the eastern portions of the Missouri River watershed has increased over the past 52 years, whereas other parts have seen downward trends.

Washington, DC (NAPSI) - Launching today, the Safe Firearms Storage campaign encourages firearms owners to make safe firearms storage a priority. According to a study by the RAND Corporation using statistics from the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 1.4 million homes have firearms stored in a way that makes them accessible to the wrong hands...children, at-risk youth, potential thieves, and those who intend to harm themselves or others.

Tempe, Arizona (NAPSI) - There’s good news for those who get a kick out of soccer and are trying out for a team in the near future. Taking a few practical steps before the tryout can help them stand out on the field and make the most of their opportunity.

Colorado Springs, California (NAPSI) - More than 9.2 million children are treated in the ER for nonfatal injuries every year, reports the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention but your kids don’t have to be among them. You’ll be better able to protect your youngsters if you and their other caregivers learn a few skills that could save a child’s life

Phoenix, Arizona (NAPSI) - Investing a little time and effort to cultivate a healthier relationship with your money can pay dividends in more ways than one.

Anchorage, Alaska - Due to climate change, some communities in rural Alaska and the Yukon Territory of Canada may face a future with fewer caribou according to new research published by the U.S. Geological Survey and the University of Alaska, Fairbanks in the recent issue of PLoS ONE.