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The U.S. Supreme Court rules against rogue 2016 Electoral College voters; SBA pandemic aid goes to companies that don't pledge to save or create jobs.

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Biden's climate change task force is making some progress; a federal judge orders the Dakota Access Pipeline shut down; and today sees elections in NJ and DE.

Archive: August 20, 2009

LAS VEGAS - Protestors are expected to arrive by the busload at a key hearing today on whether the multi-billion dollar Las Vegas water pipeline should go forward. The hearing follows a surprise water-sharing agreement last week between Utah and Nevada that is crucial for the pipeline. Some Utah res ...Read More

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - Taking a bite out of cancer is the goal of The Great American Eat Right Challenge from the American Cancer Society. The new campaign notes that 34 percent of Americans are overweight and points out that those extra pounds can raise the risk of some cancers. With kids going off ...Read More

DENVER - The word of the week in the health care debate has been "co-ops," but Colorado health policy experts are saying a buzz word does not always make for a good solution. Some Democratic leaders are floating the idea of nonprofit health insurance cooperatives set up by the federal government as ...Read More

Phoenix, AZ - Social service organizations are watching the state budget process closely as lawmakers and the governor face off over a proposed temporary hike in the sales tax. The latest budget proposal from Arizona lawmakers would balance the budget with the repeal of a statewide property tax, but ...Read More

PORTLAND - The federal government says food prices fell slightly in July, which is good news for the 600,000 Oregonians receiving food stamps - about one in six, according to June estimates by the Oregon Department of Human Services. CareOregon has been counseling low-income families about smarter f ...Read More

Chicago, IL - New voter data shows Rep. Mark Kirk (R-Ill) is facing a major challenge in his run for President Obama's former Senate seat. Immigrant advocacy groups say Kirk will have to make changes to his stance on immigration reform if he wants a fighting chance at gaining Illinois' growing immig ...Read More

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