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Nine cruise ships stranded as ports won't take them. Trump warns of tough two-week stretch. And rent due in midst of COVID-19.

2020Talks - March 31, 2020 


During the new coronavirus pandemic, many are advocating more mail-in ballots. Some say restricting voting by mail is one method of suppressing the vote.

Archive: July 8, 2009

YAKIMA, Wash. - Today, a fleet of 55 Model T Ford cars is chugging through central Washington on a journey that began last month in New York City. In the next six days, they'll cross Snoqualmie Pass to end up in Seattle. It's a reenactment of a race that was a highlight of the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific E ...Read More

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Health insurance premiums in West Virginia have risen more than seventy-five percent since 2000, according to figures from Families USA. Renate Poer with the West Virginia Center On Budget And Policy says it's reached the point where a health plan on the open market costs more th ...Read More

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Minnesota's waterways will soon get a scrub-down, thanks to some new cool cash flowing into state coffers. The money has started to come in this month after Minnesota voters last November passed the Clean Water, Land and Legacy Amendment, providing for a state sales tax increase to ...Read More

Madison, WI (YN) - Anti-smoking groups say Wisconsin's new 75-cent-per-pack cigarette tax increase has already lost its lustre - two months before it is to go into effect - because of budget cuts being considered to programs that help smokers quit. Those groups argue the hike on cigarette taxes with ...Read More

New York, NY - If you don't speak English, federal law requries that you receive the assistance of an interpreter, free of charge, when you're in a civil courtroom. However, a study of the 35 states with the highest immigrant populations by the New York University School of Law, says that is not the ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - In Ohio and across the country, far more men have lost jobs during the current recession than have women, and that's reversing the role of family breadwinner in some homes. Dr. Ira Wolfe, a work force trends expert and author of the book, "The Perfect Labor Storm," says we're now s ...Read More

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