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The U.S. Supreme Court rules against rogue 2016 Electoral College voters; SBA pandemic aid goes to companies that don't pledge to save or create jobs.

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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: May 24, 2010

ROCKY MOUNT, Va. - Creating jobs, helping small businesses and keeping families in their homes - those are just a few of the ways that federal economic stimulus funds have aided communities in Virginia, according to Jon Morris. He's executive director for STEP, Inc., a community action agency in Fra ...Read More

WAUSAU, Wis. - Wausau accountant Scott Kneser says he is living proof that investment in heart and stroke research saves lives. He has a genetic heart condition and lived on medications until 2005, when he had a cardiac procedure called septal myectomy performed, to improve blood flow to his heart. ...Read More

OLYMPIA, Wash. - Fifty years of activism, and Billy Frank Jr. is still going strong; the Washington man has received the highest award from a national conservation group. Frank is the Nisqually tribal elder who has chaired the Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission for more than 20 years. He's being ...Read More

OLYMPIA, Wash. - One in four unemployed workers in Washington does not collect unemployment benefits, according to a national survey. The percentage of people getting unemployment is called the "recipiency rate" and, in Washington, it is 75 percent. To put that in perspective, Sheryl Hutchinson, com ...Read More

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - The numbers of children abused or neglected in West Virginia fell by 35 percent from 2005 through 2008, according to federal statistics. However, that time period does not include most of the current recession, and experts say child maltreatment usually goes up during economic st ...Read More

LANSING, Mich. - Teachers, parents and school administrators are not taking state funding cuts sitting down. Thousands of them will rise up at 40 locations across the state today. The gatherings are part of a Michigan Education Association (MEA) initiative to highlight what it says are potential sol ...Read More

NEW YORK - As congressional hearings begin this week into the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, a New York Congressman on the the committee involved criticizes BP, calls for a halt to planned drilling by Shell in the Arctic and warns of consequences for the Empire State from the Gulf spill. Repr ...Read More

LAS VEGAS, Nev. - It's up to state regulators to determine whether NV Energy, the state's largest utility, should be allowed to cut the size of its energy conservation investments in half. The utility's energy-saving programs serve 2.4 million customers and are expected to save them $450 million ove ...Read More

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