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Protests over Floyd killing go global, as U.S. demonstrations focus on multiple recent victims of alleged lethal police misconduct.

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Protests continued over the weekend in police killing of George Floyd, with law enforcement in some cities using force against demonstrators. Former VP Joe Biden urged against violence.

Archive: September 15, 2009

MADISON, Wis. - For those in Wisconsin looking for reasons to quit smoking, there are two new ones that are prompting people to stub the habit. The American Lung Association in Wisconsin says a 75-cent increase in the cigarette tax that took effect this month, along with new laws to ban smoking in p ...Read More

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - A meeting of police, court officials and victim's advocates from across the state this week will work on enforcement of a law designed to keep firearms out of domestic violence situations. On Wednesday and Thursday, the West Virginia Supreme Court will be holding a state-wide s ...Read More

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - With all eyes this week on the U.S. Senate Finance Committee, which is expected to act on health care reform, advocates for Florida seniors credit President Obama with playing a key role as 'myth-buster-in-chief' in his speech to a joint session of Congress. AARP Florida sta ...Read More

DES MOINES, Iowa - Dozens of environmental and faith groups from throughout the Midwest are calling for more investments in clean energy and energy efficiency. More than 50 such organizations signed on to a letter delivered to nine Midwest state governors, including Iowa Governor Chet Culver, ahead ...Read More

PHOENIX - Whether because of illness, emergencies or professional development reasons, public school teacher absences are inevitable. As schools currently observe Substitute Teacher Appreciation Week, Arizona Education Association vice-president Andrew Morrill says he admires the flexibility of subs ...Read More

SEATTLE - One way to get your message across about health care reform is to deliver it in person to the insurance company that covers you. Almost 500 people gathered at the CIGNA insurance office in Seattle on Monday afternoon to do that. Among the speakers was Jo Godfrey, a lung cancer survivor a ...Read More

PORTLAND, Ore. - Food is heading out the doors of Oregon Food Bank network locations almost as fast as it's coming in. There's been a 13 percent increase in the number of emergency food boxes distributed for the fiscal year that ended in June. The boxes contain enough to feed a family for several da ...Read More

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Minnesota stands to gain big in terms of jobs, clean air and consumer savings should a series of energy-efficient policies under consideration in Congress take effect, according to a new national report. Spokeswoman Samantha Chadwick with Environment Minnesota says pending legisl ...Read More

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