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Signs that the Mueller Trump/Russia probe could wrap up in the next week. Also on our Thursday rundown: A death penalty repeal likely to pass in New England. Plus, cancer survivors rally for tougher smoking laws in Tennessee.

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Archive: October 26, 2011

ARLINGTON, Va. - Consumer, environmental and animal-welfare activists will converge in Arlington this week, with a mission to end so-called "factory farming." The food industry has changed dramatically in the past few decades. Thousands of family farms that once dotted the landscape are no longer t ...Read More

DENVER - President Obama is spending another week taking his pitch for the American Jobs Act to the American public. Today, he's at the University of Colorado at Denver - hoping to drum up support for the bill, which includes a measure to stabilize state funding for firefighters, police officers and ...Read More

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Students across Missouri are hearing anti-bullying messages from school assemblies to television ads as part of Bullying Prevention Month. Bullying is a growing problem, and a Family and Work Institute study says one-third of children are bullied at least once a month. Brandy Ha ...Read More

HARTFORD, Conn. - As Connecticut lawmakers gather today for a special session focused on jobs, advocates for children want them to remember the state's 15,000 workers in child care and early-childhood education. Without them, they say, many parents couldn't work. Darlene Raggozine, executive direct ...Read More

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - As the Illinois Legislature focuses on casinos and pension reform in this veto session, human-service providers are asking lawmakers to consider how their decisions are affecting those most vulnerable people who have been left behind by late payments and budget cuts. Illinois st ...Read More

ALBANY, N.Y. - "Occupy Albany" continues its encampment begun Friday in a park across from the State Capitol, and expects to get a boost from a Thursday solidarity march by community groups as well as an influx of protesters on the weekend. The Occupy Wall Street movement has been criticized elsewh ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - October is Weatherization Month, and a small Ohio town is standing out as an example of how to be a "greener" community. Work continues in Greenfield to reduce energy consumption, carbon emissions and energy costs. Comments from Julia Wise, executive director of Highland County Com ...Read More

DURHAM, N.H. - At least one in four children has been exposed to physical violence between their parents at some point in their lives, a new report finds, and more than 10 percent witnessed this violence in the past year. Heather Turner, a professor and co-author of the report released by the Unive ...Read More

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