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Signs that the Mueller Trump/Russia probe could wrap up in the next week. Also on our Thursday rundown: A death penalty repeal likely to pass in New England. Plus, cancer survivors rally for tougher smoking laws in Tennessee.

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Archive: July 20, 2009

BOSTON – June's heavy rains in Massachusetts gave mosquitoes a fertile ground in which to breed, and experts are predicting a rough mosquito season. Mosquitoes develop in water, and any standing water in people's yards, from puddles to bird baths to kiddie pools, makes great incubators for the ...Read More

Concord, NH – June's heavy rains in New Hampshire gave mosquitoes a fertile ground in which to breed, and experts are predicting a rough mosquito season. Mosquitoes develop in water, and so the standing water in your yard, from puddles to bird baths to kiddie pools, makes greats incubators. D ...Read More

DENVER – As health care reform whirls around the national stage this summer, 15 community clinics in Colorado are already getting started on a pilot project to improve the system. They're taking part in a new initiative to improve care at the so-called "safety-net clinics" for low-income Color ...Read More

DENVER – For most kids in Colorado, summer break is more than half over. Many of them may have spent most of those sunny days indoors, glued to a TV or computer screen, researchers have found. National Wildlife Federation (NWF) spokesman Kevin Coyle says kids spend half as much time outdoors t ...Read More

ALBANY, N.Y. - "At ease!" Once upon a time, that generally-welcome military command was often followed by, "Smoke 'em if you got 'em!" But these days, the U.S. armed forces may be turning tobacco-free. Of the more than 71,000 New Yorkers in the U.S. military, about one-third smoke or chew. A new st ...Read More

ST. PAUL, Minn. - After a dozen years of decline in teen birth rates, evidence shows a recent rise in that rate across the country and in Minnesota. Results of a new study indicate that the rise is not necessarily because of increased levels of sexual activity, but rather, a reduced use of contracep ...Read More

MINNEAPOLIS – A new Minnesota-based study calls on the ethanol industry to stop the unnecessary use of antibiotics in the ethanol production process. Research from the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy finds strong evidence that overuse of antibiotics in agriculture is a leading cause ...Read More

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - On Friday, the federal minimum wage increases by 70 cents, to $7.25 an hour. Rick Wilson, with the West Virginia Economic Justice Project of the American Friends Service Committee, says that rise is going to be especially vital in West Virginia, because more than one worker of ev ...Read More

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