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Senators respond to President Donald Trump's refusal to commit to a peaceful transfer of power. And, former military and national security officials endorse Joe Biden.

Archive: June 28, 2010

PORTLAND, Ore. - There are lots of reasons to sing the blues in Oregon. Unemployment is higher than the national average. The state ranks second in the nation for hunger. And more than one-third of Oregonians who get their meals from emergency food boxes are children. But over the July 4th weekend ...Read More

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - Summer can be a lazy time for many kids, since they are away from the classroom for an extended break. However, experts warn they should not be allowed to lose the academic ground they gained during the school year. Erin Bofenkamp, Afterschool Partnerships director for South Da ...Read More

FEDERAL WAY, Wash. - After two months of bargaining, home-care workers and the State of Washington are no closer to a new contract agreement. Members of SEIU Local 775 provide in-home services to elderly, low-income Washingtonians and people with disabilities. The workers say their wages have been f ...Read More

CHICAGO - With Arizona's strict new immigration law set to take effect next month, many police chiefs in Illinois are making it clear that they want tougher enforcement at the borders and sensible immigration reform from Washington. In the village of Winnetka, where the median income is in six fig ...Read More

WAYNESVILLE, N.C. - Children growing up in the South have a higher likelihood of facing poverty than do those living in other parts of the country. According to a study made public by the Carsey Institute at the University of New Hampshire, 17 percent of children who reside below the Mason-Dixon Lin ...Read More

PHOENIX - Getting kids outdoors and active in the summer isn't easy. But finding a place to go for sports and recreation is a snap using the Spaces to Play website, spacestoplay.org. Shawna Hubbard, executive director of the Maricopa Council on Youth Sports and Physical Activity, says virtually ever ...Read More

NEW YORK - New York is among the most dangerous states in the nation for older pedestrians, and the state Senate passed legislation this month to tackle the problem - but now the Assembly wants to downsize that plan. Bill Ferris, legislative representative with AARP New York, says the Assembly's ver ...Read More

CHARLESTON, W. Va. - Long-term care facilities in the state are seeing their client population change to include younger people, some of whom can pose problems. Tammy Jo Painter, vice-president of compliance at AMFM, the largest long-term-care company based in West Virginia, says nursing homes are s ...Read More

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