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COVID-19 prompts a car insurance break for some drivers. Also, a push for postal banking, and for grocery workers to be treated as first responders.

2020Talks - April 8, 2020 


Wisconsin held its primary yesterday in the midst of the COVID-19 epidemic. But a shortage of poll workers led to just five polling stations in Milwaukee instead of the usual 180.

Archive: December 13, 2013

PHOTO: Business consultant Dana Zurbuchen points out that the company holiday party is a business event, and rules still apply.

VERONA, Wis. – Successfully navigating the company holiday party sometimes can be a tricky business. But it really isn't that hard – if you keep your wits about you, says Dana Zurbuchen, a business consultant at DZ and Associates in Verona. "People forget it's a holiday party,” s ...Read More

PHOTO: Domestic violence protection advocates attending an annual conference in Lexington were  urged by the House Judiciary Chairman to help push a dating-violence protectection law through the Kentucky General Assembly. Photo by Greg Stotelmyer.

LEXINGTON, Ky. – The struggle to push tougher dating-violence laws through the Kentucky Legislature has momentum, according to the main sponsor of a bill that would provide new protections. House Judiciary Chairman John Tilley urged those gathered Thursday for the annual Ending Sexual Assaul ...Read More

Photo: Bridges on her Shelby dairy farm. Courtesy: RAFI USA

SHELBY, N.C. – Shelby dairy farmer Ashley Bridges has a welcome problem this holiday season – she can't keep enough product on the shelves of the retailers and consumers who are demanding it. A third-generation farmer, five years ago Bridges decided to transition her Guernsey cows comp ...Read More

PHOTO: Camp Kilpatrick in the Malibu hills is about to undergo a renovation. A new report called

LOS ANGELES – A youth probation camp in the Malibu hills is about to undergo a $48 million renovation that will also include a new probation camp model that's less prison-like and more therapeutic. A new report from UCLA and the Children's Defense Fund-California (CDF) recommends the renovat ...Read More

PHOTO: New Mexico's historic Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks area is being considered for National Monument designation. Photo courtesy of NASA.

LAS CRUCEZ, N.M. – New Mexico's historic Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks area is being considered for National Monument designation. U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich of New Mexico have introduced legislation that would create the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument. Nora ...Read More

PHOTO: Nevada's health exchange, where people buy health insurance through the Affordable Care Act, is reporting a recent boom in business. Photo courtesy U-S Department of Defense.

RENO, Nev. – Nevada's health exchange, where people buy health insurance through the Affordable Care Act (ACA), is reporting a recent boom in business. CJ Bawden. communications officer with, Nevada Health Link, says its website had more than 80,000 unique visitors during the first week of D ...Read More

PHOTO: Ceremonies will be held Saturday at dozens of Ohio cemeteries to honor our nationís veterans.

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohioans are honoring those who serve America this holiday season, one wreath at a time. Veterans, military families, community leaders and other volunteers will participate in ceremonies Saturday across Ohio as part of Wreaths Across America. Lt. James Culwell, assistant p ...Read More

PHOTO: Enrollment is under way under the expansion of Medicaid in North Dakota, allowing thousands more low-income residents to access health insurance. CREDIT: Aaron Traffas

BISMARCK, N.D. – For thousands of low-income North Dakotans, the coming of the New Year also means an opportunity to secure health insurance. Lawmakers this past session approved an expansion to the state's Medicaid program, and Josh Askvig, associate state director of advocacy for AARP of N ...Read More

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