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Economists say coronavirus disaster declarations may be the quickest path to reopening; militia groups use virus, Independence Day to recruit followers.

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Trump visits South Dakota's Black Hills, Mt. Rushmore today; nearby tribal leaders object, citing concerns over COVID-19 and a fireworks display. Plus, voter registration numbers are down from this time in 2016.

Archive: June 4, 2012

ST. PAUL, Minn. - The season for summer fun is here, and that also means it's time for sunscreen. Paul Kamman, president of Minnesota-based Melanoma Awareness, says protecting your skin means protecting yourself from melanoma, the deadliest of all skin cancers. "It attributes to about 80-some perce ...Read More

BISMARCK, N.D. - North Dakota isn't exactly the "Sunshine State," but you still need to protect yourself and your skin from the damaging rays of the sun. Krista Headland, community outreach coordinator with the North Dakota Department of Health, recommends a sunscreen with an SPF of 30 or better. " ...Read More

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - The Paycheck Fairness Act is up for a vote in the U. S. Senate on Tuesday. The Act points out that nearly four decades after the Equal Pay Act passed, many women earn less than $.80 to the $1.00 earned by men. Sharon Kayne, communications director, New Mexico Voices for Childre ...Read More

ST. LOUIS, Mo. - Sewage overflows and basement backups are serious problems for any area - but will they prompt St. Louis County voters to go to the polls on Tuesday? The upgrades to the sewer system are legally required, so the question isn't whether they'll be done, but how to pay for them. Propos ...Read More

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BILLINGS, Mont. - Montana's primary election is Tuesday, and it's expected that turnout will be higher than it was in 2010. There are a couple of things to keep in mind to make sure every vote counts. Theresa Keaveny, executive director of the Montana Conservation Voters Education Fund, says that, ...Read More

NEW YORK - Educators across New York have the chance to sharpen their driving skills this summer at a discounted rate thanks to AARP. Will Stoner, state director for livable communities with AARP New York, says his group has helped more than 14 million drivers do it, and this summer he is giving a d ...Read More

HARTFORD, Conn. - Educators tend to have a little spare time in the summer months, and AARP hopes to keep them occupied by helping to make them safer drivers. Mary Klingler, the Connecticut coordinator for AARP Driver Safety, and says her group has already helped 14 million Americans brush up on t ...Read More

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - It started in Texas a year ago: grassroots pressure on the nation's leading retailer to recycle hazardous electronic waste (e-waste). The movement has since gone national, and last week it came full circle. More than 100 faith leaders from all 50 states signed an "Open Letter ...Read More

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