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The State Attorney of NY moves to dissolve the NRA; an update on the potential wave of pandemic evictions.

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The Commission on Presidential Debates rejects Trump campaign's request for a fourth debate. Hawaii has a primary tomorrow, but there are only 8 vote service centers.

Archive: May 3, 2007

Homegrown biodiesel, ready-to-eat dinners, cheese and even wind power are all produced in Colorado thanks to a little help from a federal grant. Mike Heavrin with the Center for Rural Affairs says this year's May 16 deadline for the USDA's "value-added grant" is fast approaching. “We definit ...Read More

Helping a child manage asthma-related breathing problems is important, but not easy, and that's why the American Lung Association is inviting South Dakota children with asthma-related problems to attend a special summer camp at Lake Okoboji in Iowa. Jean Snyders is the camp director and a pulmonary ...Read More

Minnesota's annual March Food Drive has exceeded expectations, according to spokeswoman Sue Kainz. “Our goal was nine million pounds and dollars, and our record total reached 9.281 million pounds and dollars from generous Minnesotans across the state.” The donations will help stock alm ...Read More

Now that the Economic Forum has come up with its revenue estimate, state lawmakers are trying to find $113 million in budget cuts. By law, the Legislature must fund the education budget first. Still, Terry Hickman with the Nevada State Education Association says it will be difficult to protect hard ...Read More

Now two weeks after the Virginia Tech shooting, school counselors all over the state say there has been an increase in the number of students being referred for counseling. Robin Wheeler of the New York Counseling Association says even with stretched staffing, it's better to be safe than sorry. & ...Read More

Christian, Jewish, and Muslim clergy from around Ohio are gathering in Columbus today to meet with lawmakers. Over 70 clergy are calling for what they call "moral priorities" in the state budget, which would mean more help for the state's working poor, including health care, housing and education. ...Read More

It's been two decades since Congress protected any new wild lands on Mount Hood, and a group of Oregonians is telling the U.S. Senate today it's time to change that. They're testifying for the Lewis and Clark Mount Hood Wilderness Act of 2007, which would protect additional wildlife habitat and dri ...Read More

Service Payments for the Elderly and Disabled, or "SPED" is a safety net for those not poor enough or frail enough to qualify for Medicaid, but who still need help with day-to-day tasks. The program allows them to live independently at home. At the start of the legislative session, there was an eff ...Read More

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