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Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders suspends his campaign for president. And COVID-19 is ravaging the black community in some areas, including Milwaukee.

2020Talks - April 9, 2020 


Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders drops out of the race for president, though he assured supporters yesterday his movement will continue. A federal judge ruled this week a lawsuit in Florida awaiting trial will apply to all people with former felony convictions, not just the 17 plaintiffs.

Archive: March 24, 2011

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Ten Minnesotans are being honored today as the 2011 Head Start Heroes for overcoming tremendous challenges and achieving personal, family and community success. Heroes take on many forms with this group. It's the mother whose daughter was murdered and who now cares for a traumatize ...Read More

RALEIGH, N.C. - As state lawmakers try to make up for the budget shortfall, some North Carolina business leaders say early-childhood education programs are integral to the success of their business. More than 50 business leaders joined former Gov. Jim Hunt this week to take that message to legislat ...Read More

PORTLAND, Ore. - During this year's salmon-fishing season, anglers might reel in the benefits of a federal decision announced this week. The agencies responsible for operating dams on the Columbia and Snake rivers say they will allow the same amount of water to flow over the dams as they have for t ...Read More

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - The agencies around the state that work to help Floridians climb out of poverty have taken a hit in the federal budget battle, so today they're heading to Tallahassee to ask state lawmakers to take up their cause. Wilma McKay, executive director of the Florida Association for Com ...Read More

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - State legislation that would restrict how unions collect dues and spend money on political activities could reach the House floor today, but opponents say the bill looks a lot like a Wisconsin-style attack on workers' rights. House Bill 1021 would make it illegal to have public ...Read More

DES MOINES, Iowa - With little fanfare, legislation has been moving through the Statehouse to take some regulatory duties from the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and hand them to the state Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship. Backers of the proposal say it will be more effici ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - A new report issued on the one-year anniversary of the Affordable Care Act highlights the way the legislation already is helping thousands of Ohioans. According to a study released Wednesday by Ohio Consumers for Health Coverage (OCHC), the act helped establish a high-risk pool in ...Read More

CARSON CITY, Nev. - Nevada lawmakers take another stab today at dealing with the $1 billion-plus in cuts Gov. Sandoval has proposed for K-12 education, when the Joint Finance K-12 Subcommittee meets this morning. Gary Peck, executive director of the Nevada State Education Association (NSEA), says re ...Read More

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