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Today is the final day to register to vote in Arizona's primary election; the FDA declines to back Trump claim that 99% of coronavirus cases are "harmless."

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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: January 31, 2012

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Florida correctional officers say a proposal to privatize some prisons amounts to the government picking winners and losers. They claim the losers will be correctional officers who would be unemployed or displaced, along with their families and communities. Proponents, including ...Read More

PORTLAND, Ore. - A new national survey released today ranks states on how well residents do to achieve financial security, and recommends state policies that could make it easier for people to save, build assets and pull themselves out of poverty. The Assets and Opportunities Scorecard indicates po ...Read More

RICHMOND, Va. - It's happening all over Virginia: when unemployment hits a household and the homeowner falls behind on the mortgage, that homeowner tries to work with the lender to modify the loan terms. The owner pays a fee to get the loan modification - and the bank forecloses anyway. State Dele ...Read More

FARMINGTON, N.M. - New Mexico's power plants are part of a national debate over what to do about the greenhouse gases they emit, and whether the technology is available to curtail those emissions quickly enough. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says power plants are the source of nearly th ...Read More

PHOENIX - Recreational target shooting would be prohibited on the Sonoran Desert National Monument, southwest of Phoenix, under the preferred alternative of a draft 20-year management plan drawn up by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management. The proposal has generated some controversy. On one side of t ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The proliferation of genetically-modified foods has put agriculture at a crossroads in Ohio and around the country, and some believe it is also putting food safety at risk. Andrew Kimbrell, founder of the Center for Food Safety, says genetically-modified or "GMO" crops can contami ...Read More

CASPER, Wyo. - Most Wyoming voters think you can protect land and water and have a strong economy at the same time, according to a new poll of attitudes throughout the Rockies. Lori Weigel with the Republican polling firm Public Opinion Strategies also found near-unanimous support among Wyoming vote ...Read More

HELENA, Mont. - Most Montana voters think of themselves as "conservationists," according to a new poll of attitudes throughout the Rockies. Lori Weigel with the Republican polling firm Public Opinion Strategies found 80 percent of Montana voters don't agree with political rhetoric that puts the econ ...Read More

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