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While school shooting survivors demand stricter gun control measures some teachers are talking about their own walkout; Republicans vow to keep fighting the new district map in Pennsylvania; and from the West Coast - a health care group slams Trump's "Skinny" insurance plans.

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Archive: March 27, 2012

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - If you live in Tennessee and file a medical malpractice suit against a doctor or health-care facility, you could find yourself opening your lifetime's medical records under a new proposed law. House Bill 2979 will be considered by the state House Judiciary Committee today. If it's ...Read More

SAN FRANCISCO - A green economy is a strong economy. That's the conclusion of a new report that predicts one million new jobs will be created in the West Coast region by 2020. The report has prompted leaders in California and other western states to launch an action plan to streamline the region's ...Read More

GOLDSBORO, N.C. - More than 500,000 North Carolina children are living in poverty, and more than half of them are living in extreme poverty, according to the Children's Defense Fund, as their parents struggle to overcome job loss and debt. Patricia Colon, the president of the North Carolina Head S ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Giving up the right to an attorney in court can be a risky move, and a new rule would help ensure that right is protected for children in Ohio's juvenile justice system. Juvenile Rule 3 requires that children who face possible loss of liberty consult with an attorney before waiving ...Read More

NEW YORK - New state rules are in the works that could decide where low-income seniors and New Yorkers with disabilities wind up residing. The Cuomo administration is getting some expert advice today from local consumer advocates to ensure that most low-income New Yorkers and people with disabilit ...Read More

BOISE, Idaho - Idaho is seeing a "first" today. Governor Butch Otter will sign the first-ever legislation to put together a state plan for dealing with Alzheimer's. AARP Idaho state president Peggy Munson says it's a big issue for the Gem State, which is projected to have the fifth-highest increas ...Read More

AUGUSTA, Maine - According to government figures, this winter was the second-warmest on record in Portland, nearly 5 degrees warmer than normal. Snowfall was half the normal amount. This "winter that never was" has taken a toll on Maine's moose population. The winter tick, a tiny insect, feeds on ...Read More

BOSTON - All eyes, including some from Massachusetts, are on the U.S. Supreme Court as it hears arguments for and against the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act. One of those hoping for a seat in the Court gallery today is Amy Whitcomb Slemmer, executive director of Health Care for All, wh ...Read More

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