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Trump rebuffs Biden's call for a national mask mandate; nurses warn of risks of in-person school.


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Archive: April 24, 2007

Sioux Falls, SD - This is “Cover the Uninsured Week” and the state's community healthcare centers are working to draw attention to the 16,000 South Dakota children who don't have health insurance. Mary O'Meary Metz with the Community HealthCare Association of the Dakotas says 8 out of ...Read More

St. Paul, MN - The Minnesota Senate today is expected to take up legislation that would require the state to drop its investments in companies doing business in Sudan because the five-year conflict in Darfur has been identified as genocidal by the U.S. government. Sponsor of the bill, Sen. Sandy ...Read More

Concord, NH - Presidential candidates are being followed around New Hampshire by "Cookie Mom," a New Hampshire woman who hands out frosted cookies to voters in the crowd, along with information about the federal budget. "Cookie Mom" is Christine Frydenborg of Hooksett, and she says the Pentagon bud ...Read More

New York, NY - New York's Board of Regents meets today to decide how schools can spend the additional $1.8 billion in education funding. The board is expected to target reduced class sizes, longer school days, teacher training, restructuring programs, and pre-k. Billy Easton with the Alliance for ...Read More

Boise, ID - Idaho's "Week of the Young Child" is official today, with the governor signing a proclamation. Early childhood education is the focus, whether it's at home, or in child care, and for most kids, it's child care. Rosemary Shockley is the state chair of this week's event. She says while t ...Read More

Portland, OR - As Oregonians return to their favorite parks and waterways this spring, there are growing signs of damage from invasive species like garlic mustard and zebra mussels. Three Oregon groups have signed onto a national call for federal action on invasive species. Corry Westbrook with the ...Read More

Lyons N.E.- North Dakota farmers have a chance to expand into more profitable operations. The USDA is now accepting applications for millions of dollars in grants to develop specialty crops, produce alternative energy, or process their raw materials into more lucrative food products. Mike Heavrin w ...Read More

Northwood N.D. - If you are among the 12 percent of North Dakotans without health insurance, "Cover the Uninsured Week" focuses many of the state's efforts on helping you. An estimated 160,000 North Dakotans are without health insurance; about 28,000 are children. Community health centers around t ...Read More

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