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Minutes after Biden selected Harris as VP, she throws first punch at Trump; teachers raise their hands with safety concerns.

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Joe Biden and Kamala Harris make their first public appearance as running mates. President Trump calls Georgia's Marjorie Taylor Greene a GOP "star," despite her support for conspiracy theory QAnon.

Archive: March 14, 2012

SILT, Colo. - Maintain the status quo or follow a new plan. Those are the choices for the Bureau of Land Management on the issue of oil-shale development on public land in the West. Public meetings began on the proposals Monday and will continue through the week. Colorado Wildlife Federation Exec ...Read More

AUSTIN, Texas - This month marks the start of the third year of the Affordable Care Act, although there's still a lot of confusion about what the act does - and doesn't - provide Texans. A recent Kaiser Family Foundation study found consumers may not understand many of its key provisions. Phillip M ...Read More

MILWAUKEE, Wis. - Wisconsin is basking in unusually warm weather this week. While that's good news for most, for allergy and asthma sufferers it means an early start to the spring allergy season. Kristen Grimes, senior asthma project manager of the Children's Health Alliance of Wisconsin, says it's ...Read More

TAMPA, Fla. - Living next to a state-owned park in Florida might lead its neighbors to expect they would be living next to native species. However, they might see more exotic critters if a bill passed on Friday by the Florida Legislature is signed into law. HB 1117, known as the Jurassic Park Bill, ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - A cardiovascular event, such as a heart attack or chest pain, can quickly put the brakes on a person's love life. However, new guidelines indicate that doesn't have to be the case. The American Heart Association says patients can have sex if they've gotten the go-ahead from their d ...Read More

HELENA, Mont. - Small towns are increasingly becoming reliant on Medicaid. A new study from the Center for Rural Affairs calls Medicaid a "vital insurance source" in rural Montana - and there are several reasons why, according to study author Jon Bailey, the center's director of research and analys ...Read More

ALBANY, N.Y. - Immigrants and their allies head to the state Capitol to push for passage of so-called "DREAM" legislation. Three states already provide tuition assistance to undocumented students, according to Osman Canales, co-founder of the Long Island Immigrant Students Association. Canales will ...Read More

ALBANY, N.Y. - Both the state Assembly and Senate submitted budgets this week which would redirect $200 million into New York's public schools and classrooms in place of competitive grants proposed in the governor's budget. Education reform advocates are hailing what are called the "one-house budge ...Read More

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