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Mary Trump's book labels our president a reckless leader who paid a pal to take his SAT test; Nevada lawmakers meet to address pandemic shortfall.

2020Talks - July 8, 2020 


The Movement for Black Lives announces a new proposal to overhaul policing and invest in Black communities; NJ and DE have primary elections today; and some political candidates join in a Facebook advertising boycott.

Archive: March 19, 2007

The scent of "free food" can quickly cause bad grizzly bear habits in Montana. That's why ranchers along the Blackfoot Valley area are taking advantage of free disposal of dead calves and cows - some loss is expected during calving season each year - so grizzlies coming out of their dens don't deve ...Read More

A proposed rules change to Medicare and Medicaid could leave Colorado's healthcare system in need of some critical care. If approved, several hospitals across the state would no longer be eligible to receive federal funds to provide care to low-income people. Elizabeth Feder with the Colorado Cente ...Read More

Energy-saving compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs) are really catching on in South Dakota. In fact, the Web site, 18seconds.org shows South Dakota among the leading states for sales of the energy saving devices. That's good news to Edward Raventon with the South Dakota Sierra Club. He says flu ...Read More

With a major worker shortage predicted for Iowa's future, one of the state's biggest job training programs is making a new effort to help unemployed and underemployed Iowans get the skills they need. The Iowa Employment Solutions program is reaching out to non-profits and community groups to make ...Read More

An energy agreement President Bush signed during his recent trip to South America is raising concerns in Minnesota. It calls for the U.S. and Brazil to work together to produce alternative fuels, but Doug Peterson with the Minnesota Farmers Union says it could lead to more fuel imports, which doesn' ...Read More

Federal lawmakers are looking at renewing a children's health insurance program that covers 29,000 Nevada kids, and a new study finds that coverage is less and less likely to come from employers. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Andy Hyman says low-income working families are three times less li ...Read More

New Hampshire is doing what 20 other states are doing - taking a hard look at the costs Iraq war in terms of lives, and money. There's a hearing today, on the fourth anniversary of the war, on a resolution that urges support for U.S. troops, and at the same time, opposes President Bush's plan to se ...Read More

Opponents of a new coal plant near Farmington celebrated as the final buzzer sounded on the state's legislative session. The clock ran out on a pair of bills that would have given tax credits to energy company Sithe Global to build the new power plant in an area already heavily polluted by two oth ...Read More

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