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Wisconsin holds its presidential primary today, despite late action by the governor to try to postpone it. And public assistance programs are overhauled in response to COVID-19.

2020Talks - April 7, 2020 


Today's the Wisconsin primary, although Democratic Gov. Tony Evers tried to delay by executive order. A conservative majority on the state Supreme Court blocked the delay, after the Republican Legislature previously stymied similar efforts.

Archive: October 6, 2011

LAS VEGAS, Nev. - Nevadans wondering about their rights in a foreclosure case - or even in a messy divorce - can get free and expert legal advice tonight in Reno. This is the 25th year The People's Law School will be in session. Chief Justice Nancy Saitta of the Nevada Supreme Court says the program ...Read More

PHOENIX, Ariz. - Two major Arizona utilities are seeking rate hikes based in part on recovering lost revenue due to energy conservation by their customers. APS and Southwest Gas contend that customers will benefit in the long run because the utilities will have incentive to continue energy-efficien ...Read More

CONCORD, N.H. - ADHD, ADD, autism and bi-polar disorder are just a few forms of mental illness and serious emotional disturbances facing kids and teenagers in New Hampshire. While the degree to which they suffer can vary greatly, the need for help by trained medical professionals does not. All kid ...Read More

The U.S. Supreme Court is allowing California's San Joaquin Valley to keep "charging" homebuilders for the air pollution their developments create. The Indirect Source Rule took effect in March of 2006 as a way to combat the Valley's out-of-control air pollution. Paul Cook, an attorney with Earth ...Read More

BOISE, Idaho - If you have an opinion about how to improve Idaho's public schools, the new Great Idaho Schools Project wants to hear about it. Idaho Parents and Teachers Together has unveiled the campaign. Co-founder Mike Lanza says there are a lot of examples of success to share, as well as pointe ...Read More

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Reading proficiently by 4th grade is an important milestone for all students, and is a gauge for future success in school and life. But it's a struggle for almost 70 percent of students in Missouri, according to Experience Corps. To help kids strengthen their reading skills, AARP ...Read More

NEW YORK - Community groups and labor unions have come from all over the state to rally and march in support of the protest that began three weeks ago with several hundred demonstrators occupying a small park near Wall Street. Their numbers have grown and the movement has spread to other cities. To ...Read More

NEW YORK - Taking a cue from the Occupy Wall Street protest, students on Wednesday at the State University of New York at Albany descended on the school's administration building and confronted its president as campus demonstrations spread across the state and beyond. It started, says James Searle, ...Read More

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