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Signs that the Mueller Trump/Russia probe could wrap up in the next week. Also on our Thursday rundown: A death penalty repeal likely to pass in New England. Plus, cancer survivors rally for tougher smoking laws in Tennessee.

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Archive: November 1, 2010

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A new national initiative will study and establish the correct dosing for pediatric drugs. The majority of drugs approved for the treatment of children have never been tested in children, and less than 20 percent of these drugs are even labeled for pediatric use. That's accordin ...Read More

MADISON, Wis. - Election day is Tuesday. While it has often been hard for people with disabilities to vote, Wisconsin has passed laws to help make it possible for every citizen to vote privately and independently, notes Alicia Boehme, an advocate with Disability Rights Wisconsin. "Polling sites are ...Read More

CHICAGO - November is National Adoption month, meant to focus on the needs of adoptees and their families. In Illinois, while most residents can simply order a copy of their original birth certificate, more than 200,000 adoptees whose records were sealed many years ago still can't. However, that's ...Read More

TAMPA, Fla. - The fate of the dwarf seahorse species that calls Florida seagrass beds home is up in the air after all that oil spilled into the Gulf of Mexico this past summer. Experts say it will take time to figure out how the oil affects the population of these small, fragile creatures that live ...Read More

MIAMI, Fla. - New polls show Latino voters in Florida and across the country are "more enthusiastic" about going to the polls Tuesday, in part rallied by anti-immigration stands by candidates like Rick Scott and Marco Rubio. Hector Figueroa, secretary-treasurer of the Service Employees Internation ...Read More

RALEIGH, N.C. - Even before recent suicides among young people who had been bullied made national headlines, North Carolina had enacted legislation, earlier this year, to protect children and teens from bullying. The School Violence Prevention Act requires schools to have a system in place to deal w ...Read More

ST. PAUL, Minn. - In the United States, it's assumed that citizens have the right to vote. But what about taking time off from work to exercise that right? In Minnesota, every eligible worker is allowed by law to get paid time off to vote, but that's not true everywhere. Anne Janks is director of ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Stick with the plan. That's the message from supporters of health care reform, who say proposals to repeal or change the Affordable Care Act would be a bad move. Provisions already in place under the legislation include protections for children with pre-existing conditions and requi ...Read More

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