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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: July 6, 2011

RICHMOND, Va. - A bill to make electronic employment verification mandatory is being touted as a way to deter illegal immigration and preserve American jobs. However, some argue it's just more government bureaucracy and political posturing that will only send employers and workers underground. The ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Older Ohioans will be able to avoid unnecessary nursing-home stays, thanks to measures in the newly adopted state budget. Lawmakers approved provisions to care for more seniors through in-home and community-based services. These options, says Bob Appelbaum, director of the long-ter ...Read More

SEATTLE - While restaurants in some parts of the nation are just starting to add meatless meals to their menus one day a week for a "Meatless Monday" promotion, Washington has become home to one of the U.S.' largest percentages of vegetarians and vegans. The state's food preferences are creating ne ...Read More

NEW YORK - Parents looking for ways to keep children active this summer have a new online resource to help them select the best parks for their needs. The new "Pick-A-Park" website is based on what local parents and educators indicated they would need for planning a trip to a park, says Dana Friedm ...Read More

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. - Keeping wild areas unspoiled in Tennessee is the goal of a campaign that cuts across political, social and economic lines. The Tennessee Wild coalition, which includes the Pew Campaign for America's Wilderness, has assembled mayors, students, business owners and others to suppo ...Read More

HARTFORD, Conn. - Congress is pondering a bill that would require employers to use E-Verify, an electronic identification system aimed at finding and firing undocumented workers. Its use is now mandatory only for government contractors. A 5,000-member union local in Connecticut is speaking out agai ...Read More

BELLEVUE, Idaho - A new wolf pack has been discovered in Blaine County. The presence of adults and pups between Bellevue and Hailey toward the Pioneer Mountains has been confirmed by a Wood River Wolf Project field team. There is no way to know yet where the family came from, says team leader Patri ...Read More

BILLINGS, Mont. - The Exxon pipeline rupture into the Yellowstone River is being cited as a reason to give the proposed Keystone XL tar-sands pipeline new scrutiny. The Keystone project, a much larger pipeline, also would cross the Yellowstone, along with the Missouri and 400 other waterways around ...Read More

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