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The vigilante accused of holding migrants at border to appear in court today. Also on our Monday rundown: The US Supreme Court takes up including citizenship questions on the next census this week. Plus, Earth Day finds oceans becoming plastic soup.

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Archive: September 13, 2010

OLYMPIA, Wash. - Is Washington doing a good enough job raising informed citizens and future voters? As kids go back to school, one thing they are not necessarily learning is how their state and local governments work. Civics is part of some classes, but it's not a required subject - at least, not ye ...Read More

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - Financial incentives provided to Pre-K and Head Start teachers in North Carolina are paying high dividends in the form of quality education for children, with more teachers pursuing advanced degrees across the state. The level of education an early childhood teacher receives affe ...Read More

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Compared to their Caucasian counterparts, children of color and American Indian children in Minnesota have a greater incidence of low birth rates, homelessness and poverty, and fewer than half as many graduate from high school. That's the data in the new KIDS COUNT report, which al ...Read More

CHICAGO - With Congress reconvening today and the mid-term election season in full swing, lawmakers are expected to take up a topic that affects all Illinois households: taxes. Tax breaks that were put in place during the Bush administration will be expiring soon, and Congress needs to decide whethe ...Read More

CHICAGO - Making historic building space green carries tremendous challenges and rewards. The Environmental Law & Policy Center (ELPC) in Chicago is moving this week to a new, state-of-the-art green office space in the historic Jeweler's Building. The office is designed to achieve LEED platinum cert ...Read More

GREENDALE, Wis. - Ten years after big tobacco promised to stop marketing to young people, many claim the companies are still doing it - and some young folks say they know they're being targeted to become the next generation of smokers. A state program called FACT - Fighting Against Corporate Tobacco ...Read More

RICHMOND, Va. - The fight against loan modification scammers continues in Virginia, and now homeowners have a new weapon. It's called the Loan Modification Scam Prevention Network, and it's part of a national effort partnering with state and local governments and nonprofit organizations. The goals a ...Read More

NEW YORK - When you think of pollution from coal plants, the Midwest may come to mind, but New York is downwind from those plants and has coal-fired power plants of its own. Laura Haight, senior environmental associate with the New York Public Interest Research Group (NYPIRG), says a new Clean Air T ...Read More

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