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Democrats reported to be preparing a smaller pandemic relief package; vote-by-mail awaits a court decision in Montana.


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Senators respond to President Donald Trump's refusal to commit to a peaceful transfer of power. And, former military and national security officials endorse Joe Biden.

Archive: August 6, 2012

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SPRING VALLEY, Wis. - Increasingly, women hold the potential to influence the future of Wisconsin's rural landscape and agriculture. The Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service, MOSES, is again this summer presenting a series of day-long on-farm workshops called "In Her Boots: Sustainable ...Read More

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DETROIT - Beginning today, Community Health Centers in Michigan and around the nation start celebrating National Health Center Week. For more than a half million people in Michigan, the Health Centers give new meaning to the "buy local" movement. Community Health Centers, such as Covenant Communi ...Read More

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DENVER - The numbers don't add up for the more than half-million children in Colorado. Even though about 65 percent of children younger than age 5 come from homes where both mothers and fathers work, according to a new report, licensed child care is available for less than 20 percent of them. The ...Read More

RICHMOND, Va. - School may still be out for the summer, but school teachers and public schools continue to take the heat from all sides - and some say a profession that was once revered is now the favorite punching bag for commentators and legislators. Christel Coman, who has been teaching in Virgi ...Read More

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COLUMBUS, Ohio - With rumors going about on matters ranging from its cost to its legality, experts say it's time to do some myth-busting on the Affordable Care Act. Co-chair of Ohio Consumers for Health Coverage Cathy Levine says some opponents of the law are spreading misinformation. She says am ...Read More

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PORTLAND, Ore. - One month and hundreds of miles is a long route for a letter carrier. But Jamie Partridge is a man on a mission: to help small towns, if they want it, to fight the closure of their local post offices or, in larger cities, their mail processing plants. After 27 years delivering mail ...Read More

Truck usage at a typical fracking site. Photo courtesy U.S.D.O.I.

DRYDEN, N.Y. - It's been one year since the town board of Dryden, a rural community near Ithaca with a population of 14,000, passed a zoning ordinance prohibiting oil and gas drilling, including hydraulic fracturing, so-called fracking. While they await the appeal of a lawsuit by an oil and gas comp ...Read More

SEATTLE - A bill newly introduced in the U.S. Senate aims to curb financial aid to for-profit vocational colleges that promise a lot, and charge a lot, for specialized programs that are not accredited, and offer credits that can't be transferred to other schools. Sandra Schroeder, president of the ...Read More

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