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Trump visits South Dakota's Black Hills, Mt. Rushmore today; nearby tribal leaders object, citing concerns over COVID-19 and a fireworks display. Plus, voter registration numbers are down from this time in 2016.

Archive: September 14, 2010

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Child abuse typically comes at the hand of a parent, but experts say that far too often a child is abused or even killed when left in the care of a parent's boyfriend or girlfriend. In Ohio, the "Choose Your Partner Carefully" campaign is spreading the message that when you choose ...Read More

HARTFORD, Conn. - Connecticut ranks near the top among states in providing oral health care for its children. Now a statewide organization is kicking off an oral health care initiative for adults, many of whom haven't sat in a dentist's chair in decades. Dr. Linda Erlanger, advocacy director of th ...Read More

MIAMI, Fla. - Of the 70 or so shark attacks worldwide last year, 19 took place in Florida waters. Now, survivors from Florida and around the world are in New York, calling on the United Nations to protect the fish that attacked them. They want the U.N. to ban hunting of shark species that are threat ...Read More

LANSING, Mich. - Lawmakers on Capitol Hill are moving to improve school lunch programs, but are getting hung up on how to pay for it. The U.S. House is poised to vote on the Child Nutrition bill, which is expected to improve the quality of food at school cafeterias and out-of-school programs. Howeve ...Read More

RALEIGH, N.C. - This week a labor group is trying to get the attention of one of North Carolina's largest tobacco companies by targeting the firm's purse strings. The Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC), based in Raleigh, is organizing protests nationwide in front of branches of Chase, one of the ...Read More

LAS VEGAS - It started as a bid for federal dollars which fell short in the "Race to the Top" competition, but now Governor Jim Gibbons' Blue Ribbon Task Force on education is working on suggestions that could help guide Nevada lawmakers on tough issues, like the best way to evaluate teacher perform ...Read More

PHOENIX - In 2006, Arizona voters approved a new 80 cents-a-pack cigarette tax, with the proceeds earmarked for early childhood programs. Now a measure placed on the ballot by lawmakers would end that "First Things First" initiative and use the money to help balance the state budget. Carol Stambau ...Read More

SANTA FE, N.M. - Hearings on protecting New Mexico's headwaters will go on as planned today. That was the word from the state Supreme Court late Monday, after the court rejected a request from the Cattle Growers Association to stop the hearings. The association is concerned about a proposal from the ...Read More

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