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Day of action focuses on CT undocumented's healthcare needs; 7 jurors seated in first Trump criminal trial; ND looks to ease 'upskill' obstacles for former college students; Black Maternal Health Week ends, health disparities persist.

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Seven jury members were seated in Trump's hush money case. House Speaker Johnson could lose his job over Ukraine aid. And the SCOTUS heard oral arguments in a case that could undo charges for January 6th rioters.

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Fears grow that low-income folks living in USDA housing could be forced out, North Carolina's small and Black-owned farms are helped by new wind and solar revenues, and small towns are eligible for grants to boost civic participation..

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Researchers link air pollution with dementia risk

Recent data ranks Columbus as the most polluted major city in the U.S., highlighting concerns about common pollutants, like smog and vehicle …

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The child welfare system in Pennsylvania faces a staffing crisis affecting children and families throughout the system. The Child Welfare Resource …

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While Black Maternal Health Week is wrapping up, health disparities for pregnant Black women continues to be an issue. From April 11-17 this year…

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The chair of the Federal Trade Commission will be in rural Iowa this weekend to hear from farmers and other residents about the proposed sale of Iowa …

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Environment   Wednesday, April 17, 2024

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Virginia's General Assembly will consider budget amendments to reenter the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, known as RGGI. Gov. Glenn Youngkin …


Health and Wellness   Wednesday, April 17, 2024

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Today, Connecticut health care advocates are holding a student day of action. They will speak to state lawmakers about raising the age limit for …


Health and Wellness   Tuesday, April 16, 2024

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Today is National Healthcare Decisions Day, a day when everyone is encouraged to review their end-of-life planning. The 2024 Alzheimer's Association …


Social Issues   Tuesday, April 16, 2024

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South Dakotans face high prices at the grocery store and some are working to ease the burden. A new report from the Federal Trade Commission finds …

Social Issues   Tuesday, April 16, 2024

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Despite a recent policy victory, Wisconsin labor leaders still express concern about the current environment for shielding young teens from unsafe …

Social Issues   Tuesday, April 16, 2024

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Colorado families must sign up before the end of April to receive $120 per child to buy food through the new Summer EBT program approved by Congress…

Environment   Tuesday, April 16, 2024

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As the Sunshine State grapples with rising temperatures and escalating weather events such as hurricanes, a new study sheds light on the pivotal role …

Health and Wellness   Tuesday, April 16, 2024

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By Sarah Jane Tribble for KFF Health News.Broadcast version by Eric Tegethoff for Illinois News Connection reporting for the KFF Health News-Public Ne…


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Georgia groups empower parents to safeguard children's well-being play audio

As communities across Georgia come together to raise awareness during Child Abuse Prevention Month, local groups are taking steps to equip parents …

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Social Issues   Tuesday, April 16, 2024

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Alabama civic-engagement groups are searching for strategies to maintain voter engagement outside of major election years. As candidates gear up for …

Social Issues   Tuesday, April 16, 2024

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In the past four years, the way New Mexico children are taught to read has undergone a major shift. Following passage of a state law in 2019…

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Social Issues   Tuesday, April 16, 2024

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A new report examines election official turnover since 2000 and found it's something that has been increasing steadily and might continue to rise…

Social Issues   Tuesday, April 16, 2024

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It just got easier for Hoosiers to study who is running in the upcoming May primary. The Indiana Citizen, a nonpartisan news platform, has published …


Social Issues   Monday, April 15, 2024

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A new report analyzes Pennsylvania's existing voucher programs, that divert public funds to private schools. This comes on the heels of Gov…


Social Issues   Wednesday, April 17, 2024

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Work is being done in rural areas across Texas to make sure students are prepared for the workforce even if they intend to stay put after graduation…

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This summer, colleges and universities will have to comply with a new federal rule and not withhold students' transcripts over unpaid tuition and …


Social Issues   Wednesday, April 17, 2024

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Kentuckians have less than a week to register to vote in next month's primary election. If folks miss the April 22 deadline, residents can still …

 

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