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President Trump asks SCOTUS to block release of his tax returns; use of the death penalty is on the decline across the country; and a push to make nutrition part of the health-care debate.

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It's World Diabetes Day, and health care, including the high cost of insulin and other drugs, is a top issue for many voters. Plus, do early states like Iowa and New Hampshire have an outsized role in the nomination process?

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Archive: February 9, 2012

RALEIGH, N.C. - Thousands are expected to march Saturday in the state capital as part of the annual HK on J March. In its sixth year, HK on J, which stands for Historic Thousands on Jones Street, aims to make voters aware of issues which could impact state programs and citizens' rights. Organizers ...Read More

LANSING, Mich. - As Gov. Rick Snyder prepares to unveil his budget proposal for the fiscal year that begins Oct. 1, he's under increased pressure to reform the state's corrections system and reinvest in programs and services that could keep people out of prison in the first place. A new report from ...Read More

EAST LANSING, Mich. - Fallout from the Susan B. Komen Foundation's flip-flop on funding breast cancer screenings for Planned Parenthood spawned charges on both sides of "playing politics" with women's health. Republican strategist Arie Fleischer reportedly had been advising, or helping to hire, the ...Read More

CHICAGO - State budget woes continue to take their toll on the children of Illinois. The new Kids Count report was released today, and it shows Illinois children taking one step forward and two steps back. The forward momentum came in health care. The report shows that more than 95 percent of Illi ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Autism cases have skyrocketed in the past decade. Now, an expert panel of the American Psychiatric Association is reassessing its definition. The change could affect the lives of Ohioans diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. The revision is expected to narrow the criteria, whi ...Read More

PORTLAND, Maine - Concern is growing about a plan to pipe tar sands crude oil from Ontario to Portland - especially in the wake of the controversial postponement of a similar project, the Keystone X-L pipeline, by President Obama last month. This form of thick crude oil was of little value until o ...Read More

ALBANY, N.Y. - Advocates for New York's senior citizens testified Wednesday in favor of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's proposal for a health benefit exchange, but also told state lawmakers they oppose pending cuts to the state's Elderly Pharmaceutical Insurance Program (EPIC). Cuomo projects that, once the ex ...Read More

BROADUS, Mont. - The State Land Board will get the final say when it comes to protecting private property, air and water impacted by mining Otter Creek coal tracts. a federal judge has ruled. Judge Joseph Hegel also ruled that the board did not have to consider environmental impacts of mining the 1 ...Read More

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