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President Trump berates governors as 'weak' amid growing racial unrest; an interfaith group sees a link between protests and climate change.

2020Talks - June 2, 2020 


Eight states plus Washington DC have primaries today, even as cities determine how to move forward in the wake of massive protests nationwide; President Trump says he'll deploy active US troops to quell them.

Archive: July 7, 2008

Portland, OR - The holiday weekend may be over, but there's still plenty of summer left to "get lost" in Oregon wilderness. This year is a perfect time to explore some trails less traveled, as Congress considers adding new wilderness protections for five areas in the state. They range from Mount Hoo ...Read More

Fargo, ND – Most heart attacks happen in front of witnesses, but only about 6 percent of victims survive. That's because few people have the know-how to do life-saving CPR on the spot. North Dakota is no different in that regard than the rest of the country; only a small percentage of North Da ...Read More

Denver - There's an "air war" going on in the national parks -- in Colorado and elsewhere. Concerned citizens, local governments, park supporters and conservation groups have been firing verbal shots at the Environmental Protection Agency over increasing air pollution in such popular parks as Mesa V ...Read More

Tallahassee, FL – As Florida drivers paid record-high prices for gasoline over the weekend, polls showed that the public -– hoping for fuel cost relief -- was warming to the idea of lifting the off-shore drilling ban. However, Richard Charter, an energy expert with Defenders of Wildlife ...Read More

Albuquerque, NM - The average American household already has poured the equivalent of its $1,500 economic stimulus check into the fuel tank, according to a recent report from the Public Interest Research Group (PIRG). However, it says, there IS an alternative to paying high gas prices: Invest in pub ...Read More

Jackson, MI – For some Michigan residents, it's time to move from being a wallflower to taking center stage. They are getting a crash course this week at "Camp Millie," learning how to get involved in local government and politics. Organizer Fran Brennan says the camp teaches fundraising, ca ...Read More

Brookfield, WI – The battle over smoking in public places continues in Wisconsin, with today marking the start of the first full week of a new indoor smoking ban in Eau Claire. It's a law that forbids smoking in all public places, and it follows similar bans in other cities. Donna Wininsky wi ...Read More

Pierre, SD – The group representing South Dakota state employees says a measure placed on this fall's ballot by initiative is a violation of the Constitution. It proposes to prohibit state, county, municipal and school government workers from contributing money for lobbying purposes. South D ...Read More

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