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Today’s the deadline to qualify for this month’s debate, and entrepreneur Andrew Yang made it - the only non-white candidate who’ll be on stage. Plus, former Secretary Julián Castro questions the order of primary contests.

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Charleston, WV - Oil and gas drillers would have to go easy in West Virginia's state forests, under new rules proposed by the state Department of Natural Resources. They're set for hearing today at the State Capitol. The rules would limit road-building and tree-clearing to the minimum necessary, an ...Read More

Las Vegas, NV – A lot could be riding on the vote of Nevada's junior U.S. Senator John Ensign when the national energy bill comes up for a second try at passage this week. Last Friday, the first time the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 came before the Senate, it did not get to a ...Read More

New York – Liberal and conservative organizations agree Monday's U.S. Supreme Court ruling on sentencing for drug crimes could be of great importance to African-American communities, and also could mark the start of wider reforms in drug laws. The court ruled that federal judges may ignore ex ...Read More

East Lansing, MI – Pay for public school teachers in Michigan isn't keeping up with inflation, and teachers are voting with their feet. A new report from the National Education Association says Michigan ranks next to the bottom compared to other states for matching teachers' pay rates to infla ...Read More

Portland, OR – A leading civil rights organization says in a new report that racial discrimination is not a thing of the past in Oregon or nationally. The statement from the American Civil Liberties Union, made public in Oregon, shows higher traffic-stop and incarceration rates for people of ...Read More

Missoula, MT – The cost of living in Montana is shooting up at double the rate of pay increases. Unemployment in the state is edging up, as well. Not surprisingly, visits to the state's food distribution sites have stepped up, too. The call has recently gone out that food bank shelves are nea ...Read More

Richmond, VA – With the peak of the holiday season approaching, thousands of Virginians are going to food banks to make ends meet, and the banks are having a tough time keeping up with the demand. Donations to food banks have been down, and many started the season with unusually empty shelve ...Read More

Boise, ID – Public education in Idaho is losing ground financially even as class sizes grow, according to a new report from the National Education Association. The NEA's analysis shows that the average salary for Idaho teachers has dropped to 38th in the nation, the amount spent per student is ...Read More

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