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

2020Talks - February 17, 2020 


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: August 12, 2011

MADISON, Wis. - Youths who use cell phones have no greater risk of brain cancer than do non-users, according to a new study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. However, Dr. Diane Puccetti, a pediatric oncologist at American Family Children's Hospital, points out that the study ...Read More

RALEIGH, N.C. - Many issues divide the nation, but Americans are in strong agreement about the issue of dependence on foreign oil, according to a new study. The survey by the Pew Clean Energy Program found that 91 percent of Americans view dependence on oil as a threat to national security. Most of ...Read More

DENVER - Women won a round in health-care reform this week. Insurance companies, long noted for covering the impotency drug Viagra, now also must pitch in for things such as birth control and domestic-violence screenings. Denise Washington, executive director of the Colorado Coalition Against Domes ...Read More

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Children head back to school this month, which means it's time for reading, writing, arithmetic - and rest. A good night's sleep equals success in the classroom, experts say, and it starts before the first day of school. Dr. Kevin Smith, a sleep specialist with Children's Mercy H ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - One in four Ohio households with children have experienced the inability to afford enough food, according to a new analysis of food-hardship data. With so many families struggling, advocates say, it's critical that Congress ensure that deficit negotiations protect nutrition programs ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The links between national security, energy independence, the economy and climate change will be discussed at events in northeast Ohio today. Former Sen. John Warner, R-Va., and retired Vice Adm. Dennis McGinn will be among the leaders participating in discussions in Akron and Cleve ...Read More

SEQUIM, Wash. - A field trip on the Olympic Peninsula this week gave people a chance to see first-hand how much work needs to be done to improve the Dungeness River Watershed. The watershed is a major source of drinking water for the town of Sequim and irrigation water for local agriculture, but it ...Read More

PITTSBURGH - A retired Republican senator is carrying a clean-energy message to Pennsylvania, saying it can be a major contributor to the environment, the economy and national security. John Warner, R-Va., and retired Vice Adm. Dennis McGinn spoke to various groups this week, pointing to the milita ...Read More

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