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A federal judge slams the brakes on U.S. Postal Service changes nationwide; and we take you to the state 'out front' for clean elections.

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Trump slams the 1619 project on Constitution Day, and Pennsylvania's Supreme Court makes some election changes.

Archive: November 11, 2011

GREENFIELD, Iowa - Sustainable development through smart planning will be showcased Saturday in Greenfield during the annual meeting of the organization 1000 Friends of Iowa. Part of the day will be spent touring Greenfield's town square, which has been a Main Street community since 1995, and showc ...Read More

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Many teenagers spend hours surfing the web, but the reality for some of their peers is hours of "couch surfing," moving from friend's house to friend's house, sleeping on the couch, because they have no place to call home. Brandy Harrington, manager of the "One Homeless Night" ...Read More

NEW YORK - The Occupy Colleges movement has grown at a slower pace than Occupy Wall Street, but now a major day of student action is planned for New York. Jackie Hayes, a graduate student at SUNY Albany and a member of New York Students Rising, says the action will call attention to problems like ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - It's often said that a mother's time with her infant is precious, but close to half of working moms are cutting it short so they can get back to the daily grind. A new report from the U.S. Census Bureau finds that 51 percent of working women who had their first birth between 2006 an ...Read More

PIERRE, S.D. - Math and reading scores have fallen for some South Dakota pupils, as scores elsewhere in the country rose. Results of the National Assessment of Educational Progress tests show fourth- and eighth-graders slipping in both areas, and that has some alarm bells ringing. Sandy Arseneault ...Read More

FRANKFORT, Ky. - The 2012 Kentucky state legislative session is almost six weeks away, but hundreds of seniors packed the state Capitol Thursday to make an advance plea: "End the Wait, Fill the Plate." AARP Kentucky and other senior advocates are calling for state lawmakers to put more money where v ...Read More

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Shoppers in Tennessee pay the highest sales tax in the nation: on average, 9.4 cents for every dollar. Elizabeth Wright, director of Tennesseans for Fair Taxation (TFT), says that number is nearly 38 percent more than the median sales tax nationwide. She says low-income famili ...Read More

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