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44 Americans infected, but not all show signs of coronavirus illness; and many NC counties declare themselves 'Second Amendment sanctuaries.'

2020Talks - February 17, 2020 


Nevada's experiment with early caucusing is underway until tomorrow. Some candidates plus some Nevada Culinary Workers Union Local 226 members oppose Medicare for All, but Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders defends it, with a study just published making the case for it.

Archive: June 28, 2012

MAPLETON, Ore. - On Wednesday, a group of Oregon loggers and conservationists got a firsthand look at a federal forest where timber is harvested without legal battles, and the environment is thriving, too. They toured sites in the Siuslaw National Forest, where what is now known as "restorative" for ...Read More

ELKIN, N.C. - A grassroots movement to repeal North Carolina's death penalty is seen as gaining momentum. More than 700 businesses and congregations are on record supporting a resolution asking the state to eliminate the death penalty, using the money saved to help murder victims' families and fund ...Read More

DES MOINES, Iowa - As temperatures hit 100 degrees for the first time in six years, some Iowans are facing the blast still owing money to their utility for winter heating. The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (Liheap) in Iowa helped more than 90,000 households pay part of their power bills ...Read More

BOSTON - The Massachusetts House Wednesday approved a bill that forges an agreement over teacher evaluation, and it should keep an initiative called Stand for Children from becoming a statewide ballot question. The measure calls on districts to institute a system that puts teacher performance ahead ...Read More

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Reaction is pouring in from all corners of the state after the U.S. Supreme Court upheld President Obama's health care reform law, including the individual mandate that requires people to have health insurance. Minnesota AFL-CIO President Shar Knutson is among those applaudin ...Read More

BOSTON - In a victory for the Obama administration's healthcare reform efforts, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld most parts of the Affordable Care Act on Thursday. In Massachusetts, which recently celebrated the sixth anniversary of its own groundbreaking healthcare reform, reaction came from all corn ...Read More

AUGUSTA, Maine - Maine was one of the 26 states which filed suit challenging "Obamacare." In the wake of Thursday's Supreme Court ruling upholding the constitutionality of President Obama's Affordable Care Act, healthcare advocates and consumers reacted favorably. Darcy Shargo, interim CEO of the M ...Read More

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