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Economists say coronavirus disaster declarations may be the quickest path to reopening; militia groups use virus, Independence Day to recruit followers.

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Trump visits South Dakota's Black Hills, Mt. Rushmore today; nearby tribal leaders object, citing concerns over COVID-19 and a fireworks display. Plus, voter registration numbers are down from this time in 2016.

Archive: February 28, 2011

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - A bill in the Missouri legislature that would create funding for a second nuclear power plant in Callaway County is also creating a lot of controversy. The CWIP (Construction Work In Progress) bill being pushed by the utility company AmerenUE would have ratepayers front the co ...Read More

OLYMPIA, Wash. - The latest cuts to higher education in Washington appear to be the last straw for students. At eight schools across the state on Tuesday, they are holding walkouts and rallies, making phone calls and writing letters to get lawmakers' attention. The supplemental budget cuts $25 milli ...Read More

SEATTLE - Staying healthy is the top priority of people over age 50, according to a new AARP survey of 403 Washington residents. The same survey points out their uncertainties about being able to do so. Worries about the economy and health care coverage, including access to Medicare, are also reflec ...Read More

BOISE, Idaho A lot of questions about Idaho's budget situation need answers. That's the starting point for a new coalition, Idahoans for Balanced Fiscal Policy, that will explore the state's tax structure, tax loopholes, tax breaks, poor job growth and other economic factors that hit the pocketbooks ...Read More

ALBANY, N.Y. - They've handed out the Academy Awards, but some budding young filmmakers around New York are hoping to win a different competition. Sponsored by the Alliance for Quality Education (AQE), the "Dear Gov. Cuomo" contest has kids making videos, and posting them on YouTube, in which they t ...Read More

NEW YORK - New York labor leaders are taking the offensive against budget cuts, saying New York can show the nation budgets don't have to be balanced on the backs of workers. Charlene Obernauer, director of Long Island Jobs with Justice, says New York does not need to follow Wisconsin, where lawmake ...Read More

RALEIGH, N.C. - A new bill aiming to limit the rights of patients injured by medical malpractice puts them at risk, according a bipartisan group, the North Carolina Coalition for Patient Safety. Senate Bill 33 would cap medical malpractice damages at $250,000. If it is passed into law, unemployed po ...Read More

SALEM, Ore. - It's hard to focus on anything else when your stomach is growling. About two-thirds of teachers across the country say some children in their classrooms are not getting enough to eat at home, and Oregon schools are no exception. In a national survey by the anti-hunger group Share Our ...Read More

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