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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: October 1, 2008

Des Moines, IA - The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has released an inventory of greenhouse gas emissions in the state. Nathaniel Baer, Energy Program Director at the Iowa Environmental Council, says a key finding is that the top 10 largest sources of global warming pollution in the stat ...Read More

Des Moines, IA - A recent survey of more than 1,500 political donors across the state revealed a surprising discovery. Judy Lonning with Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement, the group conducting the survey, says three quarters of the people they talked to from both parties favored VOICE, "Voter ...Read More

Charleston, WV - The color purple is shining in West Virginia. October is "Domestic Violence Awareness Month," and purple electric candles and lights are being displayed in windows to "shine a light" on the topic. The West Virginia Coalition Against Domestic Violence is coordinating the "Light in th ...Read More

Charleston, WV - The civil court system is often referred to as the "people's court." But it's not accessible to everyone in West Virginia, according to Justice Brent Benjamin, West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals. He is spearheading an "Access to Justice Initiative," along with Legal Aid of Wes ...Read More

New York, NY — Washington and taxpayers get financial relief when New Yorkers provide care for elders at home. Studies show New York State saves more than $20 billion through family caregiving. Today, during the "International Day of Older Persons," the United Nations is focusing on home care ...Read More

Albany, NY — Rising energy prices are doing more than just putting a dent in your bank account. A new report card out today shows hard times also may be producing "greener" lawmakers in Albany. The New York Assembly always has gotten high marks for supporting key environmental legislation, b ...Read More

Bay City, OR - They've been called "fish savings accounts:" areas that Oregon could set aside in its coastal waters as marine reserves to preserve fish populations and their habitat. Yesterday was the deadline for recommending exactly where Oregonians want those sites to be, and about 20 have been n ...Read More

Orlando, FL – Florida wildlife is getting a climate change checkup today at a conference of state and federal agencies, scientists and groups concerned about wild species. The goal is to document how changing weather patterns and temperatures affect them, and what can be done to help them adap ...Read More

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