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Coronavirus updates from coast to coast; and safety-net programs face deep cuts by Trump administration.

2020Talks - February 28, 2020 


Tomorrow are the South Carolina primaries, and former VP Joe Biden leads in the poll, followed by winner of the first three contests, Sen. Bernie Sanders and businessman Tom Steyer. Some Republican South Carolinians may vote for Sanders because they want closed primaries.

Archive: August 16, 2010

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - The West Virginia Social Worker of the Year is a man who very much works at the center of his community. Gary McDaniel, named for the distinction by the West Virginia Chapter of the national Association of Social Workers, is the social worker for the seven schools in rural Morgan ...Read More

MILWAUKEE - A Wisconsin woman who spent much of her childhood at the Southern Wisconsin Center for the Developmentally Disabled, and who eventually become a Special Olympics Champion and Global Messenger, is the subect of a new book published by the Wisconsin State Historical Society. "Cindy Bentl ...Read More

RALEIGH, N.C. - It's back to school in North Carolina and across the country, and teachers and parents are realizing some children could use help with the simplest of social skills, like greeting a stranger or carrying on casual conversation. The National Association of School Psychologists now incl ...Read More

HARTFORD, Conn. - Good-hearted Connecticut residents often organize food drives for the state's hungry, but food banks say it's much more efficient to volunteer or organize fund drives that allow food banks to distribute food already donated by the food industry. Sarah Santora, community involvem ...Read More

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - As coaches ramp up football and cheerleading practices to get ready for competition this school year, there's a stern warning about danger of injuries from the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, as concussions suffered in those activities are on the rise. Advocates for ...Read More

RICHMOND, Va. - Congress took a break from their summer break last week to return to Washington to vote on an education funding bill, which passed and will add critical funding to the budgets of Virginia and many other states. Virginia is expected to receive just over $246 million in additional fede ...Read More

BEMIDJI, Minn. - Nestled between three Native American reservations in the poorest region of Minnesota, Ours to Serve House of Hospitality in Bemidji started as a single-adult shelter in the 1980s. By 2007, they had seen such a dramatic increase in homeless families, that the shelter decided to refo ...Read More

DENVER - It's known as the "doughnut hole," the gap in coverage for senior citizens on Medicare Part D who spend more than $2,800, up to $6,000, on prescription drugs in a year, because that range of costs isn't paid by the insurance. Angela Cortez with AARP Colorado says nearly a quarter-million p ...Read More

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