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Economists say coronavirus disaster declarations may be the quickest path to reopening; militia groups use virus, Independence Day to recruit followers.

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Trump visits South Dakota's Black Hills, Mt. Rushmore today; nearby tribal leaders object, citing concerns over COVID-19 and a fireworks display. Plus, voter registration numbers are down from this time in 2016.

Archive: June 22, 2010

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Just who should call the shots when it comes to writing textbooks will be on the agenda when Tennessee educators meet thousands of their counterparts in New Orleans at the upcoming Representative Assembly of the National Education Association. Fewer companies are publishing text ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - It's National Smile Month, and keeping those pearly whites clean takes more than just brushing your teeth. However, the recommended semi-annual trip to the dentist doesn't happen for a good number of Ohio's children. The co-chair of the Children's Oral Health Action Team, Lindy Cr ...Read More

NEW YORK - Experts say summer jobs teach young people how to be responsible, and this year landing a state-funded summer job in New York is also going to take a good deal of luck. Governor David Paterson initially eliminated state funding for the summer jobs program, but lawmakers fought back last w ...Read More

ST. LOUIS - Missouri and a few other states have passed bills this year requiring an ultrasound before an abortion is performed, raising questions as to whether or not an ultrasound can affect a woman's decision to have an abortion. Proponents of ultrasound legislation say it can have an effect, bu ...Read More

SEATTLE - More than half the people questioned in a new national survey said they've either gone to work with a contagious illness or sent their kids to school or child care sick, because they didn't have paid sick leave and couldn't afford to stay home. The University of Chicago's National Opinion ...Read More

CENTRALIA, Wash. - A final agreement between the Washington Department of Ecology and TransAlta, the company that owns the coal-fired power plant in Centralia, was released on Monday. It outlines plans to reduce the plant's haze-causing nitrogen oxide pollution and mercury contamination. Conservat ...Read More

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - With the spill in the Gulf highlighting the dangers of American reliance on fossil fuels, some people see a resurgence on the horizon for nuclear power, which could have major implications for New Mexico's economy and environment. The Obama administration has asked Congress to ex ...Read More

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - "Towel Aid" is underway for the Gulf Coast. The laundry industry has already collected 10,000 pounds of worn-out towels and linen that will be sent to wildlife centers where birds scrubbed of the oil threatening their lives need to be dried off. The response has been nationwide, ...Read More

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