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COVID-19 reported to be on the rise in more than 30 states; and will Supreme Court nomination tilt U.S. Senate races?

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Biden pays tribute to Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Trump plans to announce his replacement nominee this week. Plus, early voting in four states.

Archive: April 8, 2009

Sioux Falls, SD – It's National Start Walking Day today, and the American Heart Association reminds us that a person gains about two hours of longer life for each hour spent exercising. Accordingly, the Association is teaming up with South Dakota corporations to encourage residents to include ...Read More

Madison, WI - A simple walk each day can pay big health dividends. That's the advice from the American Heart Association, getting ready for National Start Walking Day today. Walking events are scheduled across Wisconsin to encourage people to fit 30 minutes of walking into their workdays. Madison ...Read More

Concord, NH - To buckle up, or not to buckle up. That is the question in New Hampshire today, as the state House votes on a bill that would require adults to wear automobile seat belts. The state's seat belt law of 2000 that required those under 18 to be restrained in vehicles is being cited as a ...Read More

Columbus, OH – Access to health care is a major hurdle for many in the Buckeye State, especially for minorities, according to a new report. Statistics from Families USA show that 28 percent of Ohioans under 65 went without health insurance at some time in 2007 and 2008. The report also found t ...Read More

Richmond - The Virginia General Assembly holds an up or down vote today on a series of amendments put forward by Governor Tim Kaine to modernize the state's unemployment program. One key provision is "mini-COBRA," which gives laid-off employees of small businesses the choice of continuing their heal ...Read More

Lansing, MI - With more and more people losing their jobs in Michigan, the number of people there without health care is becoming an epidemic, according to a new report from em>Families USA. Approximately 2.5 million state residents were uninsured at some point during 2007 and 2008, with two-thirds ...Read More

Clark County, KY – A new financial analysis shows that plans for a new coal-fired power plant in Clark County are not a smart money move. The TR Rose Associates study took a look at the financial health of the co-op proposing the plant, as well as what the $766 million price tag would mean for ...Read More

Santa Fe - New Mexico is number one in the Intermountain West when it comes to oil and gas production, according to a new report, and being on top comes with certain challenges. Report author Ben Alexander of Headwaters Economics says the state has surpassed Wyoming in production, and is doing a pre ...Read More

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