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Wisconsin holds its presidential primary today, despite late action by the governor to try to postpone it. And public assistance programs are overhauled in response to COVID-19.

2020Talks - April 7, 2020 


Today's the Wisconsin primary, although Democratic Gov. Tony Evers tried to delay by executive order. A conservative majority on the state Supreme Court blocked the delay, after the Republican Legislature previously stymied similar efforts.

Archive: March 1, 2012

LONGMONT, Colo. - A new industry-sponsored advertisement says that the hydraulic fracturing process to get oil and gas has caused no groundwater contamination in Colorado - but critics and some cities say the ad is misleading and "fracking" needs to slow down. The new ad features Gov. John Hickenlo ...Read More

BONNERS FERRY, Idaho - Striped hats and green eggs are the themes in Idaho public schools around the state this week. Students are delving into Dr. Seuss this week for "Read Across America," an National Education Association event that coincides with Dr. Seuss' birthday on Friday. The annual event i ...Read More

OLYMPIA, Wash. - Petitions with more than 40,000 signatures were delivered Wednesday to Washington's commissioner of public lands, Peter Goldmark, by people concerned about the effects of increased rail shipments of coal across the state. The trains would come from Montana and Wyoming, with coal bo ...Read More

ST. PAUL, Minn. - The state's largest food drive begins today, and the need is greater than ever. While the economy has slowly improved, says Sara Nelson-Pallmeyer, director of Minnesota FoodShare, people are still struggling, and visits to food shelves continue to grow. "Unfortunately, it's still ...Read More

BERLIN, N.H. - The latest numbers show Coos County is grappling with the highest suicide rate in the state, and steps are being taken to cope by training more suicide-prevention volunteers. Ron Pelchat, a volunteer trainer with the North Country Suicide Prevention Coalition, says about 500 volunteer ...Read More

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