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Tonight's the Las Vegas debate, ahead of this weekend's Nevada caucuses. Some candidates are trying to regain the spotlight and others are trying to keep momentum.

Archive: January 23, 2009

Portland, OR – The Columbia River Gorge is one of several locations in Oregon that could get increased federal protection, after passage of the Omnibus Public Lands Management Act by the U.S. Senate earlier this month. If enacted, the measure could be one of the most sweeping conservation laws ...Read More

A proposal headed to the Minnesota legislature aims to break down barriers same-sex couples often encounter when one partner dies. Advocates for the legislation say it would allow same-sex couples the same rights as a legally married couples when it comes to a partner's final wishes. Laura Smidzik ...Read More

Nashville, TN – A Tennessee non-profit support organization for individuals with intellectual, developmental, or other disabilities is fighting for its funding. The ARC of Williamson County has operated Tennessee's Family Support Program for 17 years, helping people with disabilities and their ...Read More

Richmond – A proposal to restore voting rights to former felons moves forward in the General Assembly, the very first step toward a state Constitutional amendment. A record 74 percent of registered voters in Virginia cast their ballot in the 2008 Presidential Election. The high turnout inspire ...Read More

Richmond – U.S. Army recruitment in Virginia continues to rise, and those candidates are of a higher quality than the year before. But an independent analysis of military data also shows that, nationwide, recruiting goals are short by at least 10,000, and many recruits lack high school diploma ...Read More

Boston, MA – The U.S. Army is failing to meet its recruitment goals, despite spending hundreds of millions on advertising, arcade games, and other recruiting enticements. A new study shows those efforts are not bringing in enough enlistments, or enough quality enlistments, even though the Pent ...Read More

A coalition of environmental groups is urging Governor Crist to protect Florida Forever from the chopping block, arguing the cost of slashing the natural resources conservation program would exceed the benefit. Two bills passed during special legislative session cut the program's budget by 80 percen ...Read More

Bismarck, ND – Stroke victims may soon have better-focused, more-timely treatment if the state legislature approves a new law. The bill, backed by the American Heart Association, aims to help emergency medical personnel choose which type of stroke treatment is proper, and which hospital offers ...Read More

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