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House Democrats prepare for vote condemning Trump's attacks on progressive freshman women. Also on our Tuesday rundown: Immigrants’ rights groups slam asylum rules that take effect today. Plus, summer meals aim to prevent kids' academic slide.

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Archive: July 16, 2008

Washington, DC - Rising food prices have the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) thinking about new options to put food on America's tables. The agency is considering allowing property owners, in Ohio and other states, to take lands out of its "Conservation Reserve Program" (CRP) without paying th ...Read More

Des Moines, IA – For the Aplington-Parkersburg School, supplies include more than paper and pencils. Such basics as tables, chairs and computers also are needed to restock the school building, which was wrecked by a deadly tornado in May. Although portable classrooms have been brought in for f ...Read More

Boise, ID – Homegrown energy can help Idaho shield its residents from volatile global energy markets. According to a report released today, the Gem State has tremendous renewable energy resources that are largely untapped. It's potentially very good news for a state that doesn't contain any fo ...Read More

Portland, OR – Perhaps your economic stimulus check has already come and gone, but for about one-third of Oregonians on fixed incomes, it's not even on the way yet –- because they haven't filed for it. One reason is that people who live on Social Security, disability or veterans' benefit ...Read More

As the November election approaches, voting rights advocates say it is vital that California's county election offices allow for technical inspections of their electronic voting equipment. State law (California Election Code 15004) permits what it calls "accredited observers" to review machines and ...Read More

St. Peter, MN – Today's staff layoffs at the Minnesota Security Hospital and similar facilities may be just the beginning. Eliot Seide, spokesman for the state's largest public workers' union, AFSCME Council 5, says these job cutbacks are particularly critical because they heighten safety risk ...Read More

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