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Concern that Trump's Proud Boys comments could encourage "alt-right" groups; report finds key swing states went into manufacturing decline pre-pandemic.

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Experts are concerned about white supremacist violence leading up to the election. And, the Presidential Debate Commission says they plan to change rules after Trump's almost constant interruptions.

Archive: December 3, 2009

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Tennessee parents are getting some help to avoid 'trouble in toyland.' The U.S. Public Interest Research Group (USPIRG) has tested thousands of toys for possible choking hazards, eardrum-damaging noise levels, and toxics and made the database available to shoppers. Randall Kinna ...Read More

JEFFERSON CITY, MO - While senators debate health care reform in Washington, millions of laid-off workers in Missouri and across the nation will soon be without health insurance coverage. The federal subsidies, which have paid 65 percent of their COBRA health benefits as part of the American Recover ...Read More

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Choking hazards, high levels of lead and recently banned chemicals that can affect children's development are just a few of the things that can be found in toys still on store shelves this holiday shopping season. But a new tool can help parents identify and avoid those products ...Read More

DENVER - It's a year-round problem, but during the holiday season, hunger in Colorado really hits home - and this year, much more help is needed. Food banks in the state are reporting a 30 percent increase in the number of people visiting food pantries, according to Gwen Vogelzang, media manager wit ...Read More

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Six Minnesota environmental groups want the U.S. Coast Guard to adopt tougher national standards for ships on the Great Lakes in order to stop the spread of harmful invasive species. A new aquatic invader is discovered in the Great Lakes every six to nine months. A recent discovery ...Read More

PHOENIX - The border wall being built in an attempt to reduce illegal immigration is doing major ecological damage by blocking critical southern Arizona wildlife corridors, according to conservation groups. A photo exhibit demonstrating that damage is on display through Friday at Arizona State Unive ...Read More

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - West Virginia is known for its coal industry, but as the country changes to new kinds of electrical generation, some state residents are getting work in the new, green-power industry. A researcher at Johns Hopkins estimates that the Beech Ridge Wind Project, near the border of Gr ...Read More

FRANKFORT, Ken. - As Americans hear more about "green collar" jobs, and Pres. Obama holds his much-publicized jobs summit Thursday, one organization is working to show job seekers where those jobs are and how to land them. AARP Kentucky is taking reservations for an upcoming webinar to teach people ...Read More

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