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The Supreme Court vacancy raises stakes for a reproductive-rights campaign; voter-registration deadlines are just around the corner; and the pandemic compounds child-care woes.

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It's National Voter Registration Day. Plus, the Supreme Court and abortion are back, center stage, in the election spotlight.

Archive: April 16, 2012

MEDFORD, Ore. - Tuesday, April 17, isn't just tax-filing deadline day. It's also A Stronger Oregon Day, to be marked by statewide protests of what some see as the fundamental unfairness of the income tax system. In at least a dozen Oregon cities, protesters will hand out flyers at local post offices ...Read More

ANN ARBOR, Mich. - With the national Farm Bill up for renewal by the end of September, Congressional leaders are looking for draft bills from key committees in both houses this month. They have already warned that funding will be cut, and small farmers are afraid that their voices will be drowned ou ...Read More

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Thousands of children are processed through the court system in North Carolina every year for minor offenses, such as truancy, and sometimes for more significant crimes. Legal assistance for those kids is becoming scarce due to state budget cuts. The Council for Children's Rights ...Read More

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DENVER - Women in Colorado and around the nation are rallying for equal pay for equal work on Tuesday, April 17, Equal Pay Day. It marks the amount of time women work each year before their pay catches up with men's. Dawn is a single mother of five who works as an office manager. She asked that he ...Read More

ANACORTES, Wash. - The San Juan County Council is asking Interior Secretary Ken Salazar to champion the idea of making about 1,000 acres of Bureau of Land Management (BLM) land on Washington's scenic San Juan Islands into a new national monument. If that happens, it would be the culmination of three ...Read More

GREAT FALLS, Mont. - Renewable energy programs, help for beginning farmers and ranchers, and livestock market fairness are among the talking points for a group of Montana farmers and ranchers in Washington, D.C., this week. The Montana Farmers Union delegation is participating in a "fly-in" which at ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Following a recent increase in the number of people developing nickel-based food allergies, Ohio researchers say they have pinpointed the cause: whole grains, oatmeal, legumes, nuts and soy. Although these foods are all recommended as part of a healthy diet, they also contain trace ...Read More

PHOENIX - A major problem with sexually transmitted diseases is that many people don't know they have them. April is STD Awareness Month, when public health agencies and health-care providers are urging sexually-active people to GYT - Get Yourself Tested. Planned Parenthood-Arizona's Carol Bafalou ...Read More

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