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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.

2020Talks - July 3, 2020 

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: January 22, 2008

Duluth, MN – A lot of Minnesota kids are going to the dentist this week for free--if that makes them feel any better about it. More than 500 volunteer dentists will be offering free health care for children on Friday and Saturday. It's the yearly statewide "Give Kids A Smile" program of the M ...Read More

Boise, ID – The U.S. Forest Service "Roadless Rule" started out 10 years ago today as a way to save millions of dollars, but soon became a topic of debate for people in Idaho. The rule keeps more than 9 million acres of national forest land in Idaho free of development, more than in any othe ...Read More

Helena, MT – The U.S. Forest Service's "Roadless Rule" is ten years old today, and still protecting more than six million acres of wilderness in Montana, even though the policy has sparked as many lawsuits as there are candles on the cake. Mike Dombeck was chief of the Forest Service when the ...Read More

Cheyenne, WY – Ten years, more than a million comments and several lawsuits: It's a long history for the "Roadless Rule," which was first proposed a decade ago today. The rule protects more than 3 million acres of National Forest land in Wyoming from development. Mike Dombeck, the Forest Serv ...Read More

Charleston, WV – It's the annual "Crime Victims Day" at the West Virginia state capitol today. A domestic violence watchdog group is using the occasion to set the record straight regarding what they call "misleading information" about statistics on victims and perpetrators. The West Virginia ...Read More

Charleston, WV - On today's 35th anniversary of the Roe vs. Wade decision, renewed controversy is rising in West Virginia over the legal right it established for women to end early-stage pregnancies. A proposed state law would ban the use of Medicaid funding for abortions. Supporters say public fu ...Read More

Charlottesville, VA - Today marks 10 years of the U.S. Forest Service "Roadless Rule," but it's under pressure from development interests, an environmental group in Virginia asserts. The rule protects 400,000 acres of Virginia's 1.6 million acres of national forest land from road building and relat ...Read More

Albuquerque, NM - For a decade now, the U.S. Forest Service "Roadless Rule" has kept more than 1.5 million acres of New Mexico wilderness wild and free of development. Today is the 10th anniversary of the original moratorium on road building in the national forests, first proposed as a money-saving ...Read More

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