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A federal court ruling changes how the President is elected, and Florida Democrats trigger a special session vote on guns. Those stories and more in today's news.

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Archive: February 2, 2009

Chicago, IL - There are plenty of ways to serve the country without having to pick up a gun. That's the view of a coalition trying to curb on-campus military recruiting in the Chicago area, and offer alternatives for community service. A year ago, rules were passed to limit military recruitment in ...Read More

Portland, OR - When AARP had a national contest for people over age 50 who had always wondered what it would be like to be a model, more than 9,000 people entered. Of the 10 winners chosen, two are from Oregon. Kate Higgins and Marilyn Murdoch, both from Portland, recently returned home from Minneap ...Read More

Boston, MA – Massachusetts is brushing up for Children's Dental Health Month, with "Oral Health Heroes" being recognized today at the State House by the Watch Your Mouth Coalition. State Representative John Scibak championed the newly-signed Omnibus Oral Health bill that focuses on reducing to ...Read More

Olympia, WA – Week Four of the state legislative session begins today. Although more than 600 bills are under consideration, most of the discussion in Olympia to date has been about which programs and services to cut in order to make up a budget shortfall of at least $6 billion. Some say that ...Read More

Pierre, SD – Faced with a major budget shortfall this year and next, South Dakota policymakers will be watching closely this week as the U.S. Senate considers a federal recovery package that could help lift the state out of a major funding crisis. Sam Wilson, associate state director for advo ...Read More

Too many Californians struggling to put food on the table are also leaving money on the table; almost 20 percent of eligible California families - tens of thousands of people - are failing to claim their federal Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). It's a special federal program to supplement the earnin ...Read More

Helena, MT – A line item in the Congressional economic recovery package could bring benefits to Montana's youngest kids. The House and Senate versions of the bill set aside more than two billion dollars for Head Start, which is good news in Montana, where some Head Starts have waiting lists, a ...Read More

Washington, D.C. - Hardrock mining operators may find it's time to pay up after well over a century of royalty-free mining. A bill now in Congress to reform the 1872 hardrock mining law would create royalties for mining on public lands like those that oil and gas and coal companies pay. At the same ...Read More

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