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House Democrats prepare for vote condemning Trump's attacks on progressive freshman women. Also on our Tuesday rundown: Immigrants’ rights groups slam asylum rules that take effect today. Plus, summer meals aim to prevent kids' academic slide.

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Archive: June 27, 2011

WOODBURN, Ore. - Advocates for immigrants' rights in Oregon have had some setbacks in this year's legislature, but a U.S. Congressman is advising them to look at the bigger, national picture. Rep. Luis Gutierrez is in Woodburn today for a community meeting with immigrant families. The Illinois Democ ...Read More

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - A report from the organization Families USA says that every federal Medicaid dollar that flows into Florida stimulates state business activity and generates jobs. Conversely, U.S. Congresswoman Kathy Castor (D-Fla.) says, cutting Medicaid funds, as proposed in the House Republica ...Read More

CONCORD, N.H. - The new state budget set to go into effect July 1 will include about $230 million in cuts to the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services. Just how these cuts will affect people and their communities is the focus of a new project by the New Hampshire Council of Churches, ...Read More

MILWAUKEE - Sudden cardiac arrest is one of the leading causes of death in the U.S., and immediate, effective CPR can more than double a victim's chance of survival. New guidelines say hands-only CPR is just as effective as CPR with breaths in treating adult cardiac victims. If you see someone c ...Read More

LARAMIE, Wyo. - It's up to a federal court to decide if motorcycles and dirt bikes can be used along a trail in an inventoried roadless area in the Medicine Bow National Forest near Albany. The Biodiversity Conservation Alliance is asking the federal District Court to decide if that's the right call ...Read More

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. - Boaters dump human waste into some waterways in Virginia and as a result are contributing to the contamination of shellfish and water. That's why the General Assembly has asked the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) to address the problem. DEQ spokesman Bill Ha ...Read More

CHICAGO - Starting next month, pupils in Illinois who attend a school where at least 40 percent are needy will be able to get free meals without paperwork from parents. It's part of a new federal pilot program offered to Illinois and two other states. The schools will determine eligibility by loo ...Read More

DURHAM, N.C. - "Where's the beef?" has a whole new meaning in the restaurant world, as more establishments work to offer vegetarian options to consumers. This month, the Durham County Commission proclaimed "Meatless Mondays" to encourage residents to explore plant-based menu options once a week. The ...Read More

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