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44 Americans infected, but not all show signs of coronavirus illness; and many NC counties declare themselves 'Second Amendment sanctuaries.'

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Nevada's experiment with early caucusing is underway until tomorrow. Some candidates plus some Nevada Culinary Workers Union Local 226 members oppose Medicare for All, but Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders defends it, with a study just published making the case for it.

Archive: June 1, 2011

SALEM, Ore. - Crime survivors' groups are asking state lawmakers to shift money designated for more prison beds into programs that prevent crime and support survivors' services instead. Bob Robison, who lost his job as a victim services manager to Multnomah County budget cuts, says public-safety do ...Read More

FAIRFIELD, Conn. - Promoting strategies to end gridlock on the state's highways has been a top priority of the League of Women Voters of Connecticut for the past five years. The group has endorsed the controversial New Britain-to-Hartford busway and says other improvements are essential. Figuring o ...Read More

LANSING, Mich. - A coalition of community health centers, hospitals, schools and other organizations today is launching a campaign to offer a gift card to anyone who refers an uninsured child to one of the state's programs for low-cost or free health insurance. Michigan has more than 170,000 uninsu ...Read More

PIERRE, S.D. - Most school districts in the state have put together at least their preliminary budgets for the fall term, and many are laying off teachers in the wake of a 6.6 percent budget cut imposed by the Legislature. While the cuts will happen this fall, Sandy Arseneault, president of the Sou ...Read More

MINNEAPOLIS - Only 8 percent of people who suffer from sudden cardiac arrest at home survive, but a new and easier way to do cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) could change that. The American Heart Association is trying to get a million people to learn the Hands-Only method of CPR. Kim Harkins, He ...Read More

CONCORD, N.H. - Talk about the deficit and threats of cutting programs are on the agendas of prominent Republicans who are testing the political waters in New Hampshire and hope to give President Obama a real challenge in 2012. One charge is that Social Security is unhealthy and needs major changes. ...Read More

CINCINNATI - A major case in the health-care reform debate comes to an Ohio courtroom today. Three judges on the U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati will hear arguments about the constitutionality of the part of the Affordable Care Act that requires Americans to buy health insurance or ...Read More

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