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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: November 3, 2008

Madison - Following the money in this year's election cycle could be harder than ever for Wisconsin voters. That's the finding of a new report from the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign that tallies contributions to "527" groups - organizations that use donations for mostly negative and sometimes mislead ...Read More

California has set a record, with 17.3 million people registered to vote in Tuesday's election. With so many people heading to the polls, election watchdog groups want to make sure voters know their rights. For instance, if a polling place runs out of ballots, it may take up to two hours for new ba ...Read More

Boston, MA – The idea of lowering income taxes while the economy is sour sounds like a win-win on the surface. But the "back story" of what happens when 40 percent of the state's income suddenly disappears shows that not everyone does win. That's the debate around "Question 1," which will be ...Read More

Denver, CO - It's a last minute rush to knock on doors and clear up confusion over Colorado's lengthy ballot this year. A coalition of Colorado non-profits will be going door to door through Election Day to encourage people to vote, and talk with voters about the long list of ballot questions they'l ...Read More

Denver - Children's advocates are encouraging voters to take a close look at the candidates' health proposals, with an eye towards how they take care of children. The state has approximately 170,000 uninsured children, and Tara Trujillo with the Colorado Children's Campaign says the next President w ...Read More

Charleston, WV – The gift of time for the holidays and beyond is being requested in West Virginia. Licensed mental health clinicians are being asked to donate one hour of services each week to members of the military, veterans or their families, as part of the nationwide Give an Hour network. ...Read More

Laramie, WY – The next drilling zone for gas in Wyoming may be in Adobe Town. Word is that the federal Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is ready to approve four wells in the area. It's a move that surprised many who thought Adobe Town was off-limits for development. Wildlife biologist Erik Mo ...Read More

Missoula, MT – How quickly 250 years dwindles away to just 30 or so. The common claim that the U.S. has enough coal to last 250 years no longer pans out, according to coal industry expert Richard Heinberg with the Post Carbon Institute. He shared the latest in coal industry research in Monta ...Read More

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