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Protests over Floyd killing go global, as U.S. demonstrations focus on multiple recent victims of alleged lethal police misconduct.

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Protests continued over the weekend in police killing of George Floyd, with law enforcement in some cities using force against demonstrators. Former VP Joe Biden urged against violence.

Archive: July 6, 2010

MADISON, Wisc. - Monday July 5th was the first day for Wisconsin's new state-wide ban on smoking in public places, such as bars, restaurants and most other workplaces. According to the American Heart Association (AHA), 35,000 non-smokers die from coronary heart disease each year because of exposure ...Read More

LANSING, Mich. - They say the rules meant to protect the health of the Great Lakes and its food chain are no match for today's toxic pollution. So advocates for children's health are pushing for revision of the Toxic Substances Control Act. The Learning Disabilities Association of Michigan and the M ...Read More

OLYMPIA, Wash. - This is one of the busiest weeks of the year for the Washington Secretary of State's election division. Tens of thousands of petitions for ballot measures are scanned to make back-up copies, then a staff of 25 verifies the signatures. That means checking each name against a database ...Read More

HARRISONBURG, Virg. - Thousands of young Virginians have dreams of doing well in school, going to college and, with degree in hand, obtaining a job. But, for some, it cannot become a reality because they arrived in the U.S. as children and do not have the all-important nine-digit code - a Social Sec ...Read More

CONCORD, N.H. - Suicide rates are rising for men and women between the ages of 45 and 54, but according to a report recently released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), rates are highest for men. Dr. Mark Ciocca, a psychologist at Capital Valley Counseling Associates, Concord, ...Read More

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Church, union and immigration groups will be gathering on Long Island this week to oppose Arizona's controversial 1070 immigration law and to craft policy suggestions for comprehensive immigration reform and other worker issues. Charlene Obernauer, director of Long Island Jobs for ...Read More

RALEIGH, N.C. - Quality, affordable health care is easy to take for granted if you have access to it, but it's an enviable commodity for North Carolinians with pre-existing conditions. In the past, medical issues such as cancer or multiple sclerosis prevented people suffering from these diseases fro ...Read More

COLUMBIA, Mo. - Once school's out, it can be a long, hungry summer for many Missouri children, according to a new report from the Food Research and Action Center. It reveals that only one in six students who depend on the National School Lunch Program during the school year had access to comparable ...Read More

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