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Sen. Bernie Sanders enters the 2020 race for president. Also, on the Wednesday rundown: Tuition or meals? We take you to a state where college students fight food insecurity. Plus, another state's attempt to legalize hemp.

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Archive: March 1, 2010

MADISON, Wis. - General Motors has left Janesville, and many of Wisconsin's other heavy manufacturing concerns have dried up, but clean energy may be the key to Wisconsin's manufacturing future - even with competition from the Chinese. When Ingeteam opens a new wind turbine plant in Milwaukee, the s ...Read More

ST. LOUIS, Mo. - Lent is the 40-day period before Easter, a time some Christians use to soul-search, reflect and repent for their misdeeds. For others, however, it is a time to get louder. Anti-choice protesters are launching a "40 Days of Prayer" campaign, with protests in Missouri and across the n ...Read More

ST. PAUL, Minn. - During Voices for Children Advocacy Day today at the state Capitol, legislators will be asked to stop cuts to child care funding. Gov. Pawlenty's supplemental budget includes another five-percent cut - $12 million - from early childhood programs to help make up a $1.2 billion state ...Read More

MERIDEN, Conn. - It can be deadly to lack health insurance in America. According to a new report from Families USA, almost 300,000 Americans between ages 25 and 64 - including 2,100 Nutmeggers - died in the past 15 years because they did not receive needed medical care. That finding has inspired hea ...Read More

NEW YORK - Pittsburgh has been called America's "most livable city," and New York City is taking a cue from its Pennsylvania neighbor about providing a livable wage. Pittsburgh last month passed a comprehensive prevailing-wage law for publicly-funded work sites, and New York City is expected to deba ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - It's a meeting of the minds, as leading Ohio clean-energy experts join national leaders and researchers in Columbus and Cleveland this week to discuss the link between climate change and national security. According to The Pew Project on National Security, Energy and Climate, the ...Read More

AUBURN, Wash. - "Read Across America" is an annual event, celebrated at elementary schools across the country on the birthday of Theodor Geisel, the author better known as Dr. Seuss. This year, it takes place on Tuesday. Experts say kids who don't grow up reading can have lifelong learning problems ...Read More

VANCOUVER, Wash. - For a few years now, medical research has pointed to women's increased risk of stroke as they age. A new study of 2,200 adults ages 35 to 64 has quantified it: Women are 2.9 times more likely to have a stroke than men of the same age. Althought these women had lower blood pressure ...Read More

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