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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: June 20, 2011

PORTLAND, Ore. - Many teachers in Oregon shift gears at the end of the school year - and not into vacation mode. Instead, they take on second jobs or go back to school for additional training. For Prineville math teacher Rachel Huish, the summers include both. She works as a wildland firefighter f ...Read More

FRANKFORT, Ky. - Making ends meet is of top concern for many Americans, and a recent survey by the AARP suggests weak confidence among Americans age 50 and older in a turnaround of their personal finances. Scott Wegenast, AARP Kentucky director of communications, says economic recovery for most 50 ...Read More

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Floridians across the state are wondering why their newly elected governor, Rick Scott, wants to clip Big Bird's wings. In the past 35 years, the legislature has appropriated funds for public television and radio. In the last session lawmakers approved $4.8 million, but Gov. Scot ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Over the course of a lifetime, it can cost more than $3 million to care for a person with autism, according to a study published by Harvard University. So when it comes to mapping out plans for a child's future, experts say, the sooner the better. Lynn Tramontano, a financial pro ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Lake Erie and the other Great Lakes face serious challenges such as invasive species, pollution and variable water levels. And as millions of dollars are being spent revitalizing the region, researchers say projects should take into account the effects of climate change. Patty Gl ...Read More

BANGOR, Maine - According to the Association of American Medical Colleges, Maine and the rest of the U.S. will face a severe shortage of primary care physicians by the year 2020. That situation has created concern about HR 1216, a piece of federal legislation under consideration in Washington, D.C. ...Read More

ST. LOUIS, Mo. - As Missourians have kept a watchful eye on extreme flooding in the state this spring, scientists at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration are also watching. They are predicting the floods will contribute to a record-level "Dead Zone" in the Gulf of Mexico. The "Dead Zo ...Read More

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - A near-record Sierra snowpack will soon put California's rivers to the test. As the snow melts, state water managers will be keeping an eye on them and preparing for possible floods. Jessica Ludy, associate director for California flood management with American Rivers, says th ...Read More

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