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Protests continued over the weekend in police killing of George Floyd, with law enforcement in some cities using force against demonstrators. Former VP Joe Biden urged against violence.

Archive: December 4, 2007

Albany, NY - A U.S. Senate committee faces a major decision soon that could limit healthcare options for 2.8 million New Yorkers. At issue is a pending 10 percent cut in Medicare payments to doctors, which some say should be headed off by reducing payments to insurance companies instead. The cut wou ...Read More

Albany, NY - More than seven dozen New York State teachers have achieved the "gold standard" for teachers, in the form of certification from the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards. Jimmy Minicello, a spokesman for the Board, says that's great news for the schools where the 85 teacher ...Read More

Madison, WI – A quarter billion dollars. That's the Medicaid price tag attached to smoking in Wisconsin over the next five years, according to a new report from RTI International. The study says the healthcare system saves big bucks when people quit smoking because of the costly health conditi ...Read More

St. Paul, MN – When Congressional leaders announced they had reached a deal to raise the automobile fleet gasoline mileage average to 35 miles per gallon (mpg), their action was cheered by a group of Minnesotans, from legislators to automotive plant workers. This week, the U.S. House is expect ...Read More

Des Moines IA – Do you fish or swim in Iowa streams? If so, the Iowa Department of Natural Resources wants to hear from you soon. The DNR is conducting hearings this month to determine which Iowa waterways are now, or ever have been, fishable and swimmable. Those determined not to have been us ...Read More

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