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Concern that Trump's Proud Boys comments could encourage "alt-right" groups; report finds key swing states went into manufacturing decline pre-pandemic.

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Experts are concerned about white supremacist violence leading up to the election. And, the Presidential Debate Commission says they plan to change rules after Trump's almost constant interruptions.

Archive: May 12, 2010

PHOENIX - Research is clear that educational success for kids depends a lot on the efforts of their parents. But some parents don't have the necessary education and skills. When at-risk preschoolers are accepted for childcare at A Stepping Stone Foundation, their parents also sign up for mandatory l ...Read More

CHARLESTON, W. Va. - West Virginia's workplace safety system is designed to encourage precautions by employers, although the deaths of 29 miners in last month's disaster at Massey Energy's Upper Big Branch mine is showing some of the limits to that system. Allan Karlin, a Morgantown attorney who re ...Read More

DES MOINES, Iowa - Perhaps as many as 400,000 small, nonprofit organizations nationwide are at risk of losing their tax-exempt status if they don't file the proper paperwork with the Internal Revenue Service by Monday, May 17. Three years ago, Congress made a change in the tax code that now require ...Read More

WHITESBURG, Ky. - The war rages on, but a battle has been won by groups pushing to put high-speed Internet service in the hands of more Kentuckians. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) says it plans to change how it regulates Internet service, by treating Internet access with some of the sam ...Read More

HARRISBURG, Penn. - Pennsylvania is expected to play a major role in the historic new agreement between the Chesapeake Bay Foundation and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The accord will legally bind the federal agency to accelerate cleanup of the bay, and proponents say the benefits will ...Read More

LANSING, Mich. - More Michigan families are reaching out to community mental health services for help coping with job losses and the related economic fallout. However, the increased demand for services comes at a time when the state is also ramping up its prisoner re-entry program, leaving greater n ...Read More

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - There is both good news and bad for Connecticut in terms of its approach to early childhood education, according to a new state-by-state comparison released by the National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER) at Rutgers University. The report indicates, even in these t ...Read More

ALBANY, N. Y. - Unions representing state workers are fighting back against an emergency budget bill passed Monday that would authorize Gov. David Paterson to furlough more than half the state's workforce, leaving them without pay for one day a week until a budget is passed in Albany. State workers' ...Read More

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