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Protests continued over the weekend in police killing of George Floyd, with law enforcement in some cities using force against demonstrators. Former VP Joe Biden urged against violence.

Archive: April 25, 2012

BROOKFIELD, Wis. - Wisconsin gets mixed grades for ozone and particle pollution in a report released today. Overall, however, the study cites improvements over prior years. Dona Wininsky, director of public policy and communications for the American Lung Association in Wisconsin, says the associati ...Read More

RALEIGH, N.C. - Until this year, North Carolina led the way for involving parents in public schools. The Parent Involvement Initiative was funded largely by the state, and spearheaded by the North Carolina PTA. Last year, however, the State Assembly eliminated its $500,000 budget. The money had bee ...Read More

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HELENA, Mont. - A new Farm Bill being considered today by the Senate Agriculture Committee could bring big changes to Montana. The Center for Rural Affairs says the bill contains no money for rural development programs - such as micro-entrepreneur assistance, beginning-farmer initiatives and help f ...Read More

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - The familiar sight of green waterways has some residents and environmentalists seeing red in Florida. The "summer slime" visible in Florida's water is toxic algae - caused, according to scientists by industrial pollution, sewage, manure and fertilizer. While many Floridians are ...Read More

BISMARCK, N.D. - The 2012 Farm Bill starts taking shape today, as the Senate Agriculture Committee begins considering amendments. Chuck Hassebrook, executive director of the Center for Rural Affairs, is concerned that the current draft further slashes rural development investments, which he says ha ...Read More

NEW YORK - New York is one of 15 states proposing a new method of dealing with some people's high health-care needs. Its backers say it would save money while maintaining quality, but others believe the plan is too risky. The proposal would cover dual-eligible New Yorkers - those who are on both Me ...Read More

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Legislation to build a new stadium in downtown Minneapolis for the National Football League's Minnesota Vikings continues to move forward at the state Capitol, with approval Tuesday in a second Senate committee. The Minnesota AFL-CIO is among those pushing for passage, with its pr ...Read More

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SAN JUAN, Texas - The U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments today in a controversial immigration-enforcement case which could have a big impact on Texas families. Arizona's so-called "papers, please" law is being challenged by the Justice Department. If SB 1070 is upheld by the high court, it could pr ...Read More

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