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President Trump tours hurricane damage parts of Florida: Also on the Tuesday rundown: we examine the question, is the U.S. spending too much to guard confederate cemeteries; plus the spotlight is on mental wellness during National Children’s Health Month.

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Archive: November 1, 2007

Seattle, WA - Your mayor may be making a promise you'll be asked to help deliver. Mayors from hundreds of U.S. cities are gathered in Seattle today for a conference on how to tackle global warming at the local level. About 700 mayors, including 28 here in Washington, have signed a "Climate Protectio ...Read More

Seattle, WA – A "platinum-plated roadmap to extinction." That's what one sport-fishing spokesperson calls the new ten-year federal plan for saving wild salmon in the Columbia and Snake Rivers. The document, known as a "Biological Opinion" (BiOp), was released yesterday, and critics say it sugg ...Read More

New York, NY — Addiction and mental illness impact an estimated one in ten New York residents and, until now, treatment for these conditions was generally not covered by most insurance companies. But Congress is working to change that, with the "Paul Wellstone Mental Health and Addiction Equit ...Read More

Charleston, WV – One in three West Virginians has gone without health coverage at some point in the past two years, and closing that gap is the goal of a forum this evening at the University of Charleston. Kathleen Stoll of the healthcare advocacy group Families USA will speak at the event. S ...Read More

Richmond, VA – Virginians are showing off their classic cars from the 1970s today in Richmond, and they want to talk about what's under their hoods: gas mileage that, in some cases, is better than many brand-new models. The National Environmental Trust is a sponsor of the car show. NET's Rut ...Read More

Eugene, OR – The newest federal salmon recovery plan has been released, and salmon advocates say the future is no brighter for the Pacific Northwest's native fish, or the the communities, fishermen and businesses that rely on them. Conservationists, fishermen and community leaders are calling ...Read More

Boise, ID – It's being called another case of "bait and switch." The newest federal plan to save endangered Idaho salmon has been released, and Bill Sedivy, of the conservation group Idaho Rivers United, says it includes more money for fish habitat, and more hatchery production. However, he a ...Read More

Jamestown, ND – No one from North Dakota has ever held the position of U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, but it looks like that's about to change, with yesterday's nomination of former Governor Ed Schafer. It's a move that's being warmly received in the state. North Dakota Farmers Union President ...Read More

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