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Mary Trump's book labels our president a reckless leader who paid a pal to take his SAT test; Nevada lawmakers address pandemic shortfalls.

2020Talks - July 8, 2020 

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

Archive: May 2, 2011

DENVER - Public hearings begin Tuesday in Colorado on the viability of oil shale as an energy resource. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is encouraging the U.S. to take another look at production from oil shale, but opponents of the controversial technology involved say, "Not so fast." The U.S. Bure ...Read More

BROOKFIELD, Wis. - Every year, the American Lung Association puts out a report on the nation's air quality, and for Wisconsin the latest news is mostly good news. Dona Wininsky, director of public policy and communications for the American Lung Association in Wisconsin, says the state's air quality ...Read More

TONASKET, Wash. - May 1-7 is Wildfire Awareness Week, and people in north-central Washington's Okanogan Valley can't help but remember the Tripod Fire. It burned in their area for about three months in 2006, scorching 175,000 acres. It's hard to imagine anything good coming from that blaze, but in ...Read More

RICHMOND, Va. - Congress returns to work this week after heading home for the Easter break, when lawmakers representing Virginia got an earful from constituents about parts of the GOP budget plan that many consider too radical. Virginians opposed to the plan, which Republicans led by Rep. Paul Ryan ...Read More

CONCORD, N.H. - In a time of shared sacrifice, some New Hampshire residents are asking why businesses in the state need more tax breaks. Pending legislation would reduce both the business profits tax (BPT) and the business enterprise tax (BET), with an eye toward attracting and maintaining more empl ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - With proms, graduations and summer right around the corner, the allure of a golden glow draws many Ohioans, especially teens, to indoor tanning facilities this time of the year. But experts warn that so-called "fake baking" increases a person's risk of melanoma, the deadliest of all ...Read More

SANTA FE, N.M. - New Mexico is facing increased water resource risks. A report to Congress from the U.S. Department of Interior, The SECURE Water Act Report, warns that climate change will reduce the amount of water available in the Colorado River Basin from 8 percent to 20 percent in annual stream ...Read More

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Governor Bill Haslam's tort reform bill (HB1993/SB2001) has passed the key Senate Judiciary Committee and will now go on to the House and the floor of the Senate. The bill sets arbitrary caps on damage awards. But opponents say the panel only got half the truth and the measure, ...Read More

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