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Speaker Pelosi sends a message to Trump – No State of the Union in Congress while shutdown continues. Also on the Thursday rundown: federal employees in Michigan to rally against the shutdown. Plus a Green New Deal in New York raises the bar for clean energy.

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Archive: October 12, 2012

PHOTO: R.J. Ottaviano

EAST TROY, Mich. – Farmer Steve Askew has seen good years and bad years, but this year's drought presented another big challenge. He's adopted the practice of cover-cropping on his East Troy farm, which means he doesn't leave bare fields in the winter. "We plant a lot of winter rye most of th ...Read More

Graphic: The GLBT Community Center of Colorado's Youth Theater is presenting

DENVER – Television programs like "Glee" are often credited as examples of how the arts can transform the lives of GLBT high schoolers. Something similar is happening at the GLBT Community Center in Denver, where its Rainbow Alley Youth Theater is presenting Almost, Maine this weekend. The pl ...Read More

Hareth Andrade

ARLINGTON, Va. – There are more than 14,000 undocumented young people in Virginia who are potentially eligible for the new Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, started by the Obama administration in August. It gives young people who came to the United States before age 16 tem ...Read More

PHOTO: Jim Posewitz. Courtesy of Jim Posewitz.

HELENA, Mont. – It's been 100 years, and the controversy over the nation's inventory of public lands is still hot on the campaign trail. This weekend a century ago, Theodore Roosevelt was shot while campaigning for president. Helena-based author Jim Posewitz says Roosevelt had been kicked out ...Read More

PHOTO: Closeup of icons on smartphone screen. Courtesy of publicdomainimages.com.

PORTLAND, Ore. – Leave it to some of Oregon's high-tech start-up companies to develop the latest application for mobile devices, and it's just in time for the November election. The "Our Oregon Mobile Voter Guide" can pinpoint the political races and ballot measures in any part of the state, e ...Read More

PHOTO: Elections do have big consequences and it is important to go out and vote.

RALEIGH, N. C. – North Carolina citizens who are not registered to vote must do so today (Friday) in order to cast their ballot on November 6. According to Democracy North Carolina, 300,000 people have registered to vote since the beginning of 2012, which is 30 percent less than 2008's record ...Read More

PHOTO: Derek (Omari Hardwick) is visited in prison by his wife Ruby (Emayatzy Corinealdi) in “Middle of Nowhere.”  Courtesy African American Film Festival Releasing Movement

NEW YORK - In the new movie Middle of Nowhere, a wrenching story unfolds amid the hardships endured by those outside as they try to support loved ones behind bars. One such burden is the cost of phone calls, jacked up by prison telephone service contracts. The film's director, Ava DuVernay, says tho ...Read More

PHOTO: Open enrollment is the only time of year when users can make changes to their Medicare coverage and prescription drug plans.© Corbis.  All Rights Reserved.

SIOUX FALLS, S. D. – Open enrollment starts next week (Mon., Oct. 15) for senior citizens on Medicare. The open enrollment period is the only time of year when users can make changes to their Medicare coverage and prescription drug plans. Sarah Jennings, state director for AARP South Dakota, ...Read More

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