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Democrats call for investigation of spa owner who allegedly offered access to President Trump. Also on the Tuesday rundown: Prolonged repercussions expected from the “Bomb Cyclone.” Plus, navigating the stumbling blocks to Medicaid expansion.

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Archive: May 5, 2008

Portland, OR – The debate on how to save Pacific Northwest salmon continues today as a new federal salmon management plan, known as a "Biological Opinion," comes out for another round of scrutiny by a federal judge. Critics are already predicting it still won't do enough to save the endangered ...Read More

Portland, OR – Non-profit day labor centers, like the one opening Tuesday in Portland, are springing up around the country to match day workers with employers and to help them look out for their rights as they fill in at landscaping, construction and moving companies. Nik Theodore, a profess ...Read More

Lansing, MI - As Michigan marks Children's Mental Health Week, experts say parents need help, not blame. Melissa Pearson, family advocate for the Association for Children's Mental Health, says there are two key messages for parents and communities: Children's mental health problems are treatable, an ...Read More

Concord, NH - Debate is raging in the State House over just how closely New Hampshire should track sex offenders. Last week, a Senate committee removed key provisions of the state's proposed "Adam Walsh" law, turning down calls from police and victims' advocates to suspend the driver's licenses of o ...Read More

Missoula, MT – Too many Montanans are getting sick of house cleaning, literally, so special "cleaning parties," are being held across the state, where people can share information about chemicals in commercial cleaning products that can affect health and environment. Partygoers are also sharin ...Read More

Rochester, IL - "Food or fuel?" That has become the central question in the debate over the global food crisis, with the increasing amount of land used to plant corn for ethanol production getting much of the blame for skyrocketing food costs. However, Bridget Holcomb with the Illinois Stewardship ...Read More

Sioux Falls, SD – Hope can now be found online in South Dakota. The American Cancer Society has launched a new web site called "SharingHope TV" to connect cancer survivors with their friends and family by uploading videos, photos, music and artwork. Charlotte Hofer, South Dakota media directo ...Read More

Helenwood, TN - Gun policy in U.S. national parks is in the crossfire. The U.S. Interior Department is taking public comments on a plan that would allow loaded weapons in some parks in Minnesota and around the country, and it's getting an earful from people like Scott McElveen, president of the Asso ...Read More

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