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Six Democratic presidential contenders face off in Nevada; and ballot security issues in play.

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Tonight's the Las Vegas debate, ahead of this weekend's Nevada caucuses. Some candidates are trying to regain the spotlight and others are trying to keep momentum.

Archive: January 5, 2007

There's some good and bad news in the just-released 2006 South Dakota Kids Count Factbook, which tracks the well-being of South Dakota kids. Carole Cochran with South Dakota Kids Count says there's both good and bad in the new report. Cochran explains the data shows the rate for child deaths decrea ...Read More

The first woman speaker of the U.S. House has been sworn in. The Minnesota House is also now headed by a woman. That's a big deal, according to Bonnie Watkins with the Minnesota Women's Consortium. "We are thrilled, but we also know that women's work is never done. Now that we have women in these ...Read More

A blueprint for Ohio's economy released today calls on the incoming governor and state lawmakers to make key investments in education, infrastructure, and alternative energy. Report author Amy Hanauer with Policy Matters Ohio says the state has a history of smart long-term planning, but Ohio is no ...Read More

Washington's minimum-wage workers got a 30 cent an hour cost-of-living increase beginning this week, giving the state the best minimum wage in the nation. John Burbank with the Economic Opportunity Institute in Seattle says the annual increase is good for everyone in the state. "Low-wage people ten ...Read More

A new poll shows Washington voters are crying foul over proposed plans to use tax dollars to build a new stadium for the Seattle Sonics. Over half of all voters asked said the team should have to pay fair market value to build the arena. The new Elway Poll released Thursday shows 53-percent of vo ...Read More

The Christmas bills are just showing up, and now many Wyomingites have to juggle those pay-offs with unexpected increases in their electricity bills, according to a consumer watchdog group. Deb Thomas with the Powder River Basin Resource Council says residential bills for Tri-State electricity cust ...Read More

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