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Three out of four legal scholars say a Trump impeachment is justified; 700,000 to lose food assistance; and documents show the coal industry knew about climate impacts in the 1960's.

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Former VP Joe Biden's on his "No Malarkey" tour across Iowa, while the House Judiciary Committee had its first hearing with constitutional scholars.

Archive: January 26, 2009

Columbus, OH - They're changes that were 'taxing,' but not in the way you might think. A new report from Policy Matters Ohio finds that despite dramatic changes to the state tax code in 2005, intended to boost the economy, Ohio is starving for revenue. Because of the tax cuts made back then by Hous ...Read More

The nation's recession has gut-punched Missouri's budget, and lawmakers are looking for ways to crawl out of a $342 million deficit. One idea to be debated is collecting sales tax on Internet purchases. Amy Blouin, executive director of the Missouri Budget Project, says Missouri could collect up ...Read More

Pittsburgh, PA - The legal community in Allegheny County is gearing up for a major change in the way home foreclosures will be handled. A new program is aimed at keeping people in their homes. The program was ordered by a judge as a way to give pressured homeowners more time to seek counseling and ...Read More

Madison, WI - Wisconsin is back in the deep freeze, and that means more people should pay attention to the warning signs of heart problems. Over the weekend, temperatures plunged below zero again, and researchers say there is a connection between cold winter weather and an increase in heart trouble. ...Read More

Albany, NY - The U.S. Army has been putting forth its best efforts to attract potential recruits across the country, but still is failing to meet its recruitment goals in New York. The efforts have included expensive advertising and video games designed to appeal to possible new soldiers. The Nati ...Read More

Phoenix, AZ – Arizona's elementary schools are taking extraordinary steps to reduce expenses, in the face of expected state budget cuts. What is unknown at this point is the possible impact of the proposed federal stimulus package. Janice Palmer of the Arizona School Boards Association says ...Read More

Las Vegas, NV – Nevada gets new jobless numbers today, and the hope is the state will do better than it did in December, whose figures were the worst in 24 years. Nevada ended 2008 with an eight percent jobless rate. Andrea Tavener, a program assistant with Washoe County Library, says the li ...Read More

Portland, OR – Oregon lawmakers will consider a trio of smoking prevention bills this week, with a heavy focus on making it harder for young people to get hold of tobacco products. One bill would halt the distribution of free non-cigarette tobacco samples, and another would ban cigarette vendi ...Read More

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