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Minutes after Biden selected Harris as VP, she throws first punch at Trump; teachers raise their hands with safety concerns.

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Joe Biden and Kamala Harris made their first public appearance and running mates. President Trump called Georgia's Marjorie Taylor Greene a GOP "star," despite her support for baseless conspiracy theory QAnon.

Archive: August 1, 2011

NEW YORK - They organized the No Nukes concerts in 1979 - and now Musicians United for Safe Energy (MUSE) are warming up for a reprise. In response to the earthquake-triggered meltdowns at a Japanese nuclear facility, John Hall, Bonnie Raitt, Jackson Browne, Crosby, Stills and Nash, the Doobie Broth ...Read More

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - The author of two recent studies showing higher rates of cancer and birth defects in the areas around mountaintop removal mines says those results are part of a consistent pattern. West Virginia University professor of community medicine Michael Hendryx says that, over the years, ...Read More

EAST TROY, Wis. - Some children grow up with the notion that food comes from the supermarket, but a new program in Wisconsin is teaching kids otherwise. The Little Green Thumbs program developed by the Michael Fields Agricultural Institute, East Troy, gives high school students the chance to manage ...Read More

RICHMOND, Va. - HUD Housing counselors help struggling homeowners stay in their homes and avoid foreclosure. As the housing crisis continues in Virginia, their services have never been in more demand - but their funding well is about to run dry. Federal funds for housing counselors were eliminated f ...Read More

WASHINGTON - Six law enforcement officers in the State of Florida were shot and killed during the first six months of this year, totalling 10 officers killed in the line of duty. It's a record number, reflecting growing violence against mostly city cops and county sheriff's deputies. Ironically, it ...Read More

CHICAGO - They call it the "Circle of Protection." A group of leaders from the Evangelical Lutheran, Roman Catholic and other faith communities, who met with President Obama last week, say they are hopeful he will work to protect the poor during the years of budget cutting that have been tied in wit ...Read More

KEYSTONE, Colo. - The Colorado Health Symposium wrapped up this weekend, after looking at new and innovative methods in health care. But the symposium also experimented with new ways of moving beyond the conference walls: It's called "Symposium University." Six college students received scholarships ...Read More

BODIE, Calif. - A new Gold Rush may soon take place in the Bodie Mountains, home of California's authentic Wild West ghost town. The Mono County Board of Supervisors tomorrow is to consider a resolution to open up Bodie Hills to gold mining and other development. However, environmentalists are quick ...Read More

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