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Mary Trump's book labels our president a reckless leader who paid a pal to take his SAT test; Nevada lawmakers address pandemic shortfalls.

2020Talks - July 7, 2020 

Biden's climate change task force is making some progress; a federal judge orders the Dakota Access Pipeline shut down; and today sees elections in NJ and DE.

Archive: March 4, 2010

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - California teachers, students and parents are taking part in a statewide protest of the legislature's handling of education funding, to encourage them to make different choices. From pre-school to grad school, instructors say cuts of more than $17 billion have cost jobs and shor ...Read More

PORTLAND, Ore. - On a new list of "Top Ten" national forests, ranked for their storage of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, six are in Oregon, with three in Washington and one in Alaska. The analysis of U.S. Forest Service data indicates the Western Oregon forests are using and storing twice as mu ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - A new federal poverty standard could help more struggling Ohioans receive needed assistance. The Supplemental Poverty Measure soon will use new data and methods to understand the economic well-being of families. Barbara Turpin, policy advocate with the Children's Defense Fund in O ...Read More

DENVER - Plans to allow for thinning in some of Colorado's forests, including currently roadless areas, in an effort to fight the pine beetle scourge and prevent wildfires, could return thin results, according to a report released this week. Barry Noon, a wildlife ecology professor at Colorado Sta ...Read More

ALBANY, N.Y. - As if the governor did not already have enough on his plate, David Paterson will be getting protest messages from across the state today concerning his proposed $1.4 billion cut in education. Sherry Byrnes, a steering committee member of the Alliance for Quality Education, explains ...Read More

PHOENIX, Ariz. - A new task force of faith-based and nonprofit agencies has been formed by Gov. Jan Brewer to direct a volunteer effort aimed at blunting the impact of massive state budget cuts. The effort will focus on areas such as foster families, child care and transportation. Carol Stambaugh, ...Read More

LAS VEGAS, Nev. - A Nevada solar company is teaming up with thousands of other businesses nationwide to make the case that America needs to be a leader in cutting greenhouse gas emissions. China and the United States are shooting for the same goal, according to Nick Restivo, business manager of Am ...Read More

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