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VP Pence backs Trump on getting kids back to school as U.S. coronavirus top 3 million: state lawmakers call for a "just" economic recovery.

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The Movement for Black Lives announces a new proposal to overhaul policing and invest in Black communities; NJ and DE have primary elections today; and some political candidates join in a Facebook advertising boycott.

Archive: February 1, 2011

RALEIGH, N. C. - Eight communities across North Carolina will receive funding to improve their early childhood nutrition education. The new program, "Shape NC: Healthy Starts for Young Children," is expected to reach thousands of preschoolers in a state where more than 31 percent of children ages tw ...Read More

DENVER - Thirty cents a day doesn't sound like much. But for the Colorado Joint Budget Committee (JBC), it's enough to cause a deadlock - and put the brakes on funding for a program helping some of Colorado's neediest schoolchildren. "Smart Start" helps families with incomes just over the poverty l ...Read More

WACO, Texas - Gospel music of the 1950s and '60s often contained "secret messages" about the civil rights movement – secrets that were literally right under the nose of anyone who purchased a vinyl copy of a song. That's the finding of Robert Darden, a Baylor University researcher who oversee ...Read More

PHOENIX - It takes at least five caring adults to support successful kids in school. That's a key concept in a yearlong, statewide initiative by the Arizona School Boards Association to increase community responsibility for student achievement. Consultant Derek Peterson says research has shown an a ...Read More

LANSING, Mich. - Michigan Governor Rick Snyder says he wants to help keep kids out of poverty, although advocates for children and families say that could be more difficult, as legislative leaders are proposing taking away an effective tool in the fight against poverty. Michigan's state Earned Incom ...Read More

ST. PAUL, Minn. – On Monday, Gov. Mark Dayton announced a $1 billion bonding bill that would create thousands of private-sector construction jobs throughout the state. He outlined investments of $531 million in more than 300 critical infrastructure projects, and invited legislative leaders to ...Read More

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