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President Trump berates governors as 'weak' amid growing racial unrest; an interfaith group sees a link between protests and climate change.

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Eight states plus Washington DC have primaries today, even as cities determine how to move forward in the wake of massive protests nationwide; President Trump says he'll deploy active US troops to quell them.

Archive: August 26, 2010

BOARDMAN, Ore. - There are at least two reasons for Oregonians to weigh in on the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) proposal to regulate coal ash. One is the Portland General Electric (PGE) Boardman plant; the other is the Colstrip plant in Montana, owned in part by PGE and Pacific Power. Both ...Read More

SEATTLE, Wash. - So far, the U.S. Senate and the Washington Legislature have each held up on creating cap-and-trade systems to curb carbon pollution. In the Northeast, however, it's a different story. "Reggie" is up and running. The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) includes 10 states from M ...Read More

FRANKFORT, Ky. - A child advocacy group in Kentucky is hoping to pave the way to wellness by encouraging communities to adopt "complete street" policies that allow for safe physical activity and recreation. Kentucky weighs in nationally as the seventh highest in terms of adult obesity, and it takes ...Read More

ORLANDO, Fla. - More room to roam for the endangered Florida panther is the goal of a petition being delivered to the U.S. Department of the Interior during the "America's Great Outdoors" listening session in Orlando today. The proposal would use money from oil drilling royalties in the federal Land ...Read More

DENVER - None of Colorado's federal lawmakers currently co-sponsor the Healthy Families Act. The proposed legislation would mandate six paid sick days per year for all workers. That's something Erin Bennett, Colorado director of Nine to Five, the National Association for Working Women, hopes to chan ...Read More

YANKTON, S. Dak. - Investment scams targeting senior citizens seem to be multiplying, according to AARP South Dakota. The organization has been holding a series of "Investor Protection Lunch and Learn" meetings to help those in the 65-plus set avoid fraud. AARP South Dakota Associate State Director ...Read More

ST. PAUL, Minn. - August isn't just the time to think about back-to-school. It is also the time when parents all across Minnesota are making important decisions about where to send their kids for childcare. At Minnesota Child Care Resource and Referral Network (MCCRRN), Associate Director Karen Fo ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohioans concerned about the abuse of antibiotics on livestock have an opportunity to speak up this week. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is taking public comment on draft guidance regarding the non-therapeutic use of antibiotics on industrial farms. Animals that are not ...Read More

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