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Negotiations to resume today on a COVID-19 relief package; advocates brace for surge in homeless Americans.

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Archive: October 10, 2011

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Supporters of Issue 3 on Ohio's November ballot say it would defeat so-called "Obamacare" in Ohio, but a recent study finds it goes far beyond opting Ohio out of the individual mandate. The report from the public policy advocacy group Innovation Ohio finds that the actual amendment ...Read More

BILLINGS, Mont. - The Columbus Day holiday today means Montanans get one more day before the end of regular voter registration. It's one of several details for voters to keep in mind this year, with city and town council races coming up November 8. Forty-seven communities are holding their municip ...Read More

TUCSON, Ariz. - Wildlife conservation groups are considering making a federal court challenge to last week's denial of federal protection to a rare owl found along the southwestern U.S. border. Fewer than 50 of the birds are believed to remain in the United States. Matt Clark, southwest representa ...Read More

MIAMI, Fla. - The 2010 U.S. Census reported the Florida poverty rate at 15 percent and Miami-Dade County poverty rate at 17.7 percent. According to a CNN article, "Poverty Pervades the Suburbs," poverty in Florida spikes the nation's poverty rate and is now at the highest level since 1994. ...Read More

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - The "99 Percent" movement has spread from Wall Street around the country, including West Virginia. And according to one of the architects of Clinton-era prosperity, the protesters have a point when they criticize the gap between the richest one percent and everyone else. Former L ...Read More

EL PASO, Texas - Hundreds of border-community residents are expected to seek immigration reform commitments from three key congressmen this evening in El Paso. Illinois Representative Luis Gutierrez and California's Joe Baca will join Silvestre Reyes of El Paso at the public forum, sponsored by the ...Read More

LANSING, Mich. - It's officially called Senate Bill 729, but mostly it's known as the "Right to Teach" legislation. Under the proposal, Michigan public schools would not be allowed to require teachers to pay union dues or fees as a condition of employment, much like so-called "Right to Work" laws in ...Read More

ST. PAUL, Minn. - A man bicycling across the nation for the American Heart Association, is trying to get more children more active. He arrives in Minnesota today. Chris Figureida is speaking at schools along the way. He says one simple way for kids to start is by walking or biking to school and ba ...Read More

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