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The vigilante accused of holding migrants at border to appear in court today. Also on our Monday rundown: The US Supreme Court takes up including citizenship questions on the next census this week. Plus, Earth Day finds oceans becoming plastic soup.

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Archive: February 25, 2008

Boone County, WV – Clean, safe drinking water. Some West Virginians can't get it, and there's a relief effort in the works to help get it to them. Residents of the Prenter Hollow area in Boone County report their well water often comes out of their taps black, and not drinkable. Many are drivi ...Read More

Seattle, WA – Would it change your family camping trip plans if you knew the people around the next campfire were carrying loaded guns? The U.S. Department of the Interior is rethinking its ban on loaded firearms in the National Park system, prompted by a letter signed by about 50 U.S. senator ...Read More

Los Angeles, CA - "Use it or lose it" has never been more true for thousands of Californians who are failing to use a federal tax credit, and losing out on thousands of dollars as a result. The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) was created by Congress in 1975 to provide an incentive to work. Congressm ...Read More

Los Angeles, CA – Health care reform may have died in the California Legislature, but backers aren't holding any funerals for the effort. Instead, they are regrouping, snd meeting tonight to talk about what went wrong and what to do next. Mike Russo with the California Public Interest Researc ...Read More

Denver, CO – Opponents of the Amendment 31 ballot proposal say it would be a real "negative" for affirmative action. Rosemary Harris, of the group Colorado Unity, says supporters of the amendment are using misinformation tactics, starting with naming the proposal the "Civil Rights Initiative." ...Read More

Boston, MA – A Boston woman has seen the situation in Western Kenya firsthand, and says it is dire. Michaela Ledesma, who works at the Mercy Corps offices in Cambridge, has just returned from the East African nation. In late December, Kenya's incumbent president was reelected in a controversia ...Read More

Seattle, WA – A pesticide derived from nerve gas can still be used in Washington orchards for a few more years, despite federal acknowledgment that it is dangerous to workers, children and fish. The environmental law firm Earthjustice is challenging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's ( ...Read More

Pleasant Plains, IL – "Beefing up" food safety is what many in Illinois are doing, after the largest beef recall in American history. Schools and stores are trying to track down 143 million pounds of meat that possibly is tainted. Frank Bowman owns the Sangamon Valley Cattle Company, and says ...Read More

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