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Florida lawmakers put a concealed weapons bill on hold; also on today's nationwide rundown, concern about Washington State sharing immigrant activist information with ICE agents; and romance scams on the rise.

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Archive: February 6, 2007

Clergy, prosecuting attorneys, judges, relatives of murder victims, and the brother of the "Unabomber" Ted Kaczynski are gathering tonight in Montana because they all have something in common; they are against the death penalty. The group is supporting a proposal in the legislature to change the pun ...Read More

Newly compiled figures show fewer Iowans are dying of cancer, though they prove a disparity between the survival rates of African Americans and whites. The death rate for African American men is 35 percent higher and 18 percent higher for women. Doctor Deborah Turner, a cancer specialist at Mercy ...Read More

Minnesota non-profits are reacting to President Bush's proposed $3 trillion budget, which includes an increase in military spending. The proposal also contains a commitment to make the president's tax cuts permanent, while eliminating the federal deficit within five years. Steve Francisco, with th ...Read More

As they begin the 2007 legislative session, state lawmakers are expected to file several prescription drug bills. One proposal would require improvements to drug labels; and others would limit the amount of money drug companies may spend on marketing. Assemblyman David Bobzien says some prescript ...Read More

New Yorkers have a new law protecting them from identity theft. As part of "National Consumer Protection Week," consumers are being reminded they may request a "credit freeze" on all credit reports bearing their name. The freeze is instated when a consumer sends certified letters to each of the the ...Read More

Governor Spitzer kicked off a statewide tour Monday at the state capital to promote his budget policies, including a $7-billion boost to the state's annual spending on education. The governor used 212 green balloons to generate attention, asking parents such as Rosemary Rivera, from Rochester, to ...Read More

Idaho's low unemployment rate is nothing to brag about, according to a report released today. The survey, perfomed by the Northwest Federation of Community Organizations, scrutinizes the types of jobs available and finds those that support families are scarce. Boise State University social work p ...Read More

Oregon lawmakers are considering a bill that would help train workers for living-wage jobs in the state, but a new report released today shows they still may have a hard time finding work. The report, authored by the Northwest Federation of Community Organizations, finds nearly 20 job-seekers are vy ...Read More

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