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LGBTQ groups launch a million-dollar campaign to participate in the 2020 census; and biodiversity at risk in North Carolina.

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Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders and former VP Joe Biden butt heads at opposing ends of the Democratic spectrum. And Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard is suing former Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton.

Archive: April 7, 2008

East Lansing, MI - Outsourcing is becoming a more common practice in Michigan's public schools as jobs in transportation, food services and janitorial work are handled by private companies in order to save money. However, a new report from the Great Lakes Center takes a hard look at the "bottom line ...Read More

St. Paul, MN - It's "decision day" at the State Capitol for legislation that would reduce tailpipe emissions from vehicles sold in Minnesota. House sponsor Melissa Hortman says the bill would require auto manufacturers to offer more efficient cars that emit less pollution, starting in four years. " ...Read More

Boise, ID – Roads -- to be or not to be? To paraphrase Shakespeare, "That is the question," and today is the last chance for members of the public to have a say on the proposed new rule for roadless National Forest land in Idaho. The plan would allow roads and development on some forested ac ...Read More

Littleton, NH - Environmentalists are saying it's time for the Bush Administration to protect the polar bear. Andrew Wexler, of the Natural Resources Defense Council, believes the polar bear represents a big white canary in an Arctic coal mine -- its fate could signal doom for other plants and anima ...Read More

Portland, OR – The Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) is offering Native American tribes a windfall, but at what cost to the salmon population? BPA says it will give the tribes almost $1 billion, paid out over 10 years, if they will stop challenging the federal salmon management plan, known ...Read More

Columbus, OH – There are more than 70,000 reports of child abuse and neglect in Ohio each year. April is "Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Month," and Candace Valach, executive director of the Ohio Children's Trust Fund, says the state plans to bring those numbers down. Primarily, she explai ...Read More

Charlottesville, VA – In Virginia's largest city, one-third of high schoolers drop out before graduation. And it's part of a national problem in urban areas, not only Virginia Beach. In Washington, D.C., the dropout figure is 58 percent. The statistics are fueling criticism of a new proposal ...Read More

Bremerton, WA – About one-third of Washington residents are renters, and many struggle to pay the rent. A new, national report on housing affordability says the average Washington wage is almost $14 an hour -- but it takes $16 an hour, working full-time, to afford a basic two-bedroom apartment ...Read More

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