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Nevada's experiment with early caucusing is underway until tomorrow. Some candidates plus some Nevada Culinary Workers Union Local 226 members oppose Medicare for All, but Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders defends it, with a study just published making the case for it.

Archive: July 12, 2010

MAYWOOD, Ill. - With families piling into vehicles for summer vacations, Illinois parents could use a little help with their car seats, according to physician Kathy Judy, associate professor of pediatrics at Loyola University School of Medicine. She has been trying to understand why car crashes are ...Read More

LAS VEGAS, Nev. - It's now up to the U.S. Senate to decide the fate of a federal education funding amendment that would provide enough one-time money to allow Nevada to hire back more than 1,000 teachers. The House passed the amendment last week to undo some of the recession's damage to education. ...Read More

PHOENIX, Ariz. - State lands valued for scenery and wildlife could end up as subdivisions under a measure on the November ballot. Proposition 301 would eliminate the $124 million, voter-approved Land Conservation Fund and use the money instead to help balance the state budget. Sandy Bahr, director ...Read More

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - The last important vote the late Senator Robert Byrd made before his death was to ensure that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency kept the right to regulate climate change pollution. And Byrd would likely have been a key vote on energy legislation expected to reach the Senat ...Read More

ERWINNA, Pa. - A Pennsylvania woman is hoping people will feel a closer bond to part of the state's modern-day frontier, now that she's given it a name. The Pennsylvania Highlands is a 1.4 million acre region of fertile farmland, streams and lakes, and it contains many species of plants and animals ...Read More

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Recent U.S. Housing and Urban Development grants of nearly $190 million are expected to help hundreds of local homeless assistance programs across the country, and some of the money is coming to Tennessee. Welcome Home Ministries in Nashville will receive more than $250,000 to exp ...Read More

DOLORES, Colo. - There's an anniversary celebration in Colorado today, as the National Landscape Conservation System turns 10. Brian O'Donnell, who is executive director of the Conservation Lands Foundation, says the system is less well known than the national parks system, but includes areas that a ...Read More

FRANKFORT, Ky. - A high-profile murder case in Lexington last fall has prompted new domestic violence legislation by the Kentucky General Assembly, that goes into effect this Thursday. The measure is called Amanda's Bill and is named after state worker Amanda Ross, who was gunned down outside her ho ...Read More

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