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President Trump commutes the prison sentence of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich. Plus, warming expected to be hot topic at NV debate.

2020Talks - February 19, 2020 


Tonight's the Las Vegas debate, ahead of this weekend's Nevada caucuses. Some candidates are trying to regain the spotlight and others are trying to keep momentum.

Archive: January 21, 2011

SALEM, Ore. - The ability to get a driver's license or get health care for a child are things most Oregonians take for granted. But for undocumented immigrants, they are barriers to success and eventual citizenship. At Saturday's Immigrant Action Day, the Latino community will outline its plans to s ...Read More

ST. LOUIS, Mo. - Recent headlines about a Pennsylvania abortion doctor charged in the death of a patient and newborns and for performing late-term abortions has people on both side of the abortion debate raising questions about safe access for low-income women and oversight of providers. One side of ...Read More

RICHMOND, Va. - Thousands of homes and jobs were lost in The Commonwealth during what is being called "The Great Recession," and a new report shows just where and how about $40 million in federal recovery dollars were spent in the state to help address these problems. Michael Cassidy, president of t ...Read More

DENVER - A push by Walmart to get healthier foods on its store shelves is being praised by a Colorado organization. "Cooking Matters" helps low-income Coloradans learn how to avoid high-fat, high-sugar, high-sodium products by making their own meals. Ruth Stemler, Colorado director of the Share ou ...Read More

HELENA, Mont. - A debate on company secrets versus the public's right to know is set for today in the Montana Legislature. A hearing is being held on a proposal that would require oil and gas companies to provide a list of chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing ("fracking"), in the interest of prote ...Read More

RALEIGH, N.C. - North Carolina's budget is starting this year in the red by $3.5 billion, prompting community groups across the state to hold their breath, awaiting news of potential cuts to their budgets or programs that serve people. This week, Together NC, a coalition of 120 organizations across ...Read More

SANTA FE, N.M. - As one of her first acts in office, New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez ordered a freeze on new state regulations, including the publication of state building codes designed to achieve energy-efficiency in new construction. The Sierra Club is asking the New Mexico Supreme Court to unblo ...Read More

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - People who are out of work in Illinois and around the nation can collect unemployment benefits in a variety of ways: by check, automatic deposit and, in 30 states, by prepaid debit card. They may not realize, however, that while the debit cards are convenient, they may carry hidd ...Read More

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