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A massive explosion kills dozens and injures thousands in Beirut; and child care is key to getting Americans back to work.


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Election experts testify before the US House that more funding is necessary. And Arizona, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri and Washington state had primaries yesterday; Hawaii and Tennessee have them later this week.

Archive: January 7, 2010

ST. PAUL, Minn. - The new year is starting out a bit brighter for Minnesota dairy farmers. Many have received one-time federal payments as a "fix" to help them get caught up with bills after a dreadful industry plummet in the past year. The Minnesota Farmers Union had a hand in pushing through the $ ...Read More

PHOENIX - More people could be put to work under a new federal jobs bill if public transportation spending is increased. That's the conclusion of a new report from the Arizona Public Interest Research Group (PIRG). Their analysis of the original federal stimulus package shows almost twice as many j ...Read More

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - The volunteer organization Give An Hour asks mental health professionals to set aside an hour a week to help veterans and their families. According to Army Reserve Lt. Sylvia Bowersox, it works. This week, Bowersox was in West Virginia, which has one of the highest percentages ...Read More

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Hundreds of community organizers will converge in Albuquerque this weekend to help plan a gigantic get-together: The U.S. Social Forum, to be held in Detroit in June. It is expected to attract about 25,000 people from grassroots groups across the country, coming together to join ...Read More

HARTFORD, Conn. - Ninety years and there's still work to be done. The League of Women Voters of Connecticut is marking nine decades with an exhibit opening at the State Capitol today (Thursday), featuring photos, memorabilia, and a timeline of women's involvement in government. League President Jar ...Read More

RAPID CITY, S.D. - The deadline for public input on how to clear the often hazy views in national parks and wilderness areas in South Dakota and neighboring states is Friday. The so-called "North Dakota Draft Regional Haze Plan" was mandated by federal clean air laws. Jim Margadant, regional conse ...Read More

MADISON, Wis. - Making sure you count is very important to Wisconsin in this census year. Every 10 years, the government gets an official population count via the census that impacts the allocation of government funding and political representation. Andrea Kaminski of the League of Women Voters o ...Read More

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - New rules of the road have been unveiled for oil and gas leasing on Bureau of Land Management lands - reforms promoted as a way to improve certainty for the industry, better protect the great outdoors, and reduce lawsuits. Bureau of Land Management director Bob Abbey says new poli ...Read More

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