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GOP Sen. Lamar Alexander comes to the defense of Dr. Anthony Fauci; the NAACP goes to bat over student debt and Election 2020.

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Early voting starts in Florida, and North Carolina allows election officials to start the ballot curing process. Plus, Trump's attacks on Dr. Fauci.

Archive: August 18, 2010

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - You can't outsource bridge work in Connecticut to China. A new study concludes state investments in infrastructure and education are more effective in promoting jobs and prosperity than providing tax incentives for businesses. The report, from the Political Economy Research Insti ...Read More

SEATTLE - About 2,500 low-wage working families in Washington will soon be scrambling to afford their child care. They are being disqualified from receiving state child care assistance under the Working Connections program, as part of last week's budget cuts. At places like Kids Co., a nonprofit ch ...Read More

BOSTON - Massachusetts Congressman Ed Markey and a handful of other Democrats are urging Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Julius Genachowski to take action to preserve an open and free Internet. Their letter to Genachowski comes a week after Google and Verizon released a proposal tha ...Read More

ST. LOUIS, Mo. - While students in Missouri are headed back to class, a safe schools coalition is back at work keeping a anti-bullying bill alive that singles out groups for the sake of overall safety. Anti-bullying laws are common, but not ones that spell out categories, such as race, religion, dis ...Read More

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Children are returning to schools across the state, and current vaccinations for many childhood diseases are required before entering the classroom. August is National Immunization Month, a reminder to parents to consider vaccinating kids against such diseases as mumps, measles an ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Farmers' markets are in full swing in the Buckeye State, but locally-sourced foods are available year-round in Ohio. Anyone in the state can find growers in their area in the Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association's "Good Earth Guide," a directory of organic and sustainable farms ...Read More

ALBANY, N. Y. - Telemarketers have been getting around the state's Do Not Call Law by using prerecorded "robo-calls" calls and other tactics. Now an update to the law has been approved that, among other things, extends it to cover "robo-calls" and those that only leave recorded messages, according t ...Read More

PHOENIX - Arizona women have a new option for preventing an unintended pregnancy. It's called "ella," a prescription-only pill approved last week by the Food and Drug Administration that reduces the chances for pregnancy for up to five days after unprotected sex. But Carol Bafaloukos, associate medi ...Read More

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