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Economists say coronavirus disaster declarations may be the quickest path to reopening; militia groups use virus, Independence Day to recruit followers.

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Trump visits South Dakota's Black Hills, Mt. Rushmore today; nearby tribal leaders object, citing concerns over COVID-19 and a fireworks display. Plus, voter registration numbers are down from this time in 2016.

Archive: February 14, 2007

Kids prefer candy – but Congress could give the best Valentine of all, according to physicians groups and children’s advocates. A federal children’s health insurance law is up for renewal in Congress, with hearings this week. Comments from Nancy Whitman, director of Nevada Coverin ...Read More

Presidential candidates are being challenged to “walk the talk” as they crisscross the country and offset the greenhouse gas pollution generated by their own campaigns. Comments from Julia Bovey of the NRDC Action Fund, an affiliate of the Natural Resources Defense Council, Nevada State ...Read More

Congress got Valentines today sealed with a kiss from New York's children's hospitals worried about funding shortfalls for S-CHIP, the program for the country's uninsured children that is up for congressional renewal this year. In New York, 500-thousand children need health insurance. Cynthia Sparer ...Read More

Most of the flowers given on this Valentine's Day here in Iowa come from Central and South American counties where they are routinely sprayed with potentially lethal pesticides to remove bugs, chemicals that are illegal to use in the U.S., according to Granger organic flower grower Angela Tedesco. ...Read More

Candidates trekking through Iowa and New Hampshire are being asked to not leave "footprints" - pollution footprints, that is. Peter Lehner (LAY-ner) with the Natural Resources Defense Council Action Fund says campaigns can generate a lot of greenhouse gas pollution, and they're being asked to off-se ...Read More

For thousands of children in Oregon, and millions across the country, a routine visit to the doctor is out of the question because they don’t have health insurance. On this Valentine’s Day, children’s advocates are urging lawmakers in Oregon and in Congress to “have a heart& ...Read More

For thousands of children in Colorado, and millions across the country, a routine visit to the doctor is out of the question because they don't have health insurance. On this Valentine's Day, children's advocates are urging lawmakers here and in Congress to "have a heart" and give all of those chil ...Read More

Children's advocates say the best Valentine gift for Minnesota and the nation's kids today would be health insurance for the more than nine million who don't have it. Comments from Mark Kimball, spokesman, Children's Defense Fund of Minnesota. The Children's Defense Fund says it has the perfect V ...Read More

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