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President Trump's reported to be ready to sign disaster relief bill without money for border security. Also on the Friday rundown: House bills would give millions a path to citizenship; and remembering California’s second-deadliest disaster.

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Archive: March 12, 2012

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Tax day this year is April 17, because the 15th falls on a Sunday and the 16th is a holiday in the nation's capital. But experts say it isn't a good idea to procrastinate if you need tax help. Craig Eichelman, AARP Missouri state director, says his organization's Tax Aide progra ...Read More

HELENA, Mont. - The EPA is expected to announce new rules to clear the haze this week, and it will likely mean new pollution control requirements at the Colstrip coal-burning power plant. Health care professionals are gathering in Helena today to discuss the health benefits of reducing air pollution ...Read More

BOISE, Idaho - A long-rumored bill to boost the state tobacco tax gets a print hearing today at the Idaho Legislature. The bill's stated goal isn't to increase state revenue, but to keep kids from ever picking up the smoking habit. Heidi Low, state director of government relations for the American ...Read More

MILWAUKEE - More Wisconsinites die of colon or rectum cancer than either breast or prostate cancer, and this year in the Badger State more than 900 will die from the disease. Milwaukee banker Jill Haupt says her decision to get a colonoscopy was a no-brainer. "My father died of cancer, my mother is ...Read More

MIAMI - Miami is known for its high-rise office buildings and affluence, but a growing disparity between the wealthiest and those who clean up after them has some labor groups crying foul. For the last three years, Henry Urbina, father of three, has been working at a swank downtown Miami office bu ...Read More

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PORTLAND, Ore. - Between 60 and 70 percent of Oregonians over age 50 have had colonoscopies to screen for colon cancer, which means at least three out of 10 have not. March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, and there is new medical evidence that these tests pay off. The National Polyp Study foll ...Read More

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RICHMOND, Va. - Smog and carbon pollution from power plants and their effects on health are hot-button issues with politicians, lobbyists and scientists these days. They are expected to heat up even more in Washington, D.C., this week when the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is expected to rel ...Read More

BISMARCK, N.D. - Medicaid plays an especially vital role in rural America, a new analysis of health care finds. Report author Jon Bailey, director of research and analysis with the Center for Rural Affairs, says that is largely due to the demographics of small towns in places like North Dakota. "In ...Read More

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