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Treasury and IRS say economic impact checks for COVID-19 to begin in next three weeks. And states deal with collision of coronavirus and homelessness.

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: August 26, 2009

LANSING, Mich. - It was 89 years ago today (Wednesday) that women achieved the right to vote with ratification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. While Michigan was the second state to ratify the amendment, many believe work on equality issues is far from done in the state. Historian L ...Read More

SEATTLE - Today is Women's Equality Day, commemorating the date that women got the right to vote in America, 89 years ago - and Washington was ahead of the crowd, even back then. Our state allowed women to vote ten years earlier, in 1910, although it was a hard-won battle that took three 'tries' and ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio is joining states across the country in observing a major milestone. Today is "Women's Equality Day," marking the passage of the 19th Amendment 89 years ago, giving women full voting rights. President of the League of Women Voters of Ohio, Meg Flack, says it's an important day, ...Read More

NEW YORK - More frequent and severe heat waves are on the way for summer months - and the new report that predicts them says they'll be brought on by global warming. The extreme weather also means more victims of heat stroke, asthma and other respiratory problems. The study of 30 urban areas acros ...Read More

MINNEAPOLIS - Minnesotans shouldn't be fooled by the relatively cool summer, according to a new report by the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) that predicts a nationwide trend of more frequent and severe heat waves. NWF Climate Scientist Amanda Staudt, lead author of the report, says climate chan ...Read More

CHARLESTON, W. Va. - In June, West Virginia Department Of Environmental Protection Director Randy Huffman testified before Congress that there is little evidence of major environmental damage from mountaintops being removed to get at the coal underneath. However, an agency biologist has contradicted ...Read More

LAS VEGAS - It's back-to-school time for 400,000 public school students in Nevada, and some say their classrooms would be far more crowded had state lawmakers not stepped in to spare their budgets from deeper cuts. Students in Clark County returned Monday, while kids in Washoe County head to class n ...Read More

PITTSBURGH, Pa. - You may not think twice when you make or take a call on your cellular phone, but a new report suggests some reason for concern. Brian Stein is the co-author of a new International EMF Collaborative report that questions the methodologies of long-awaited research on whether cell pho ...Read More

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