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Today is the final day to register to vote in Arizona's primary election; the FDA declines to back Trump claim that 99% of coronavirus cases are "harmless."

2020Talks - July 6, 2020 


This year's July 4th had COVID-19, ongoing protests about systemic racism, and a presidential visit to Mt. Rushmore. Plus, Trump signed an order to plan a new statue park.

Archive: March 27, 2013

PHOTO: Arkansas river looking across to Little Rock.  Image credit: Belinda Hankins Miller

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Arkansans can boast some of the best overall water quality in the nation, but conservation groups say a bill in the Legislature could jeopardize that. State law now treats every water source as potential drinking water, but House Bill 1929 would change that in order to make the ...Read More

PHOTO: North Carolina residents convicted of crimes are eligible to apply for a Certificate of Relief to clear the way for professional certifications...and employment. Photo credit: Microsoft Images

DURHAM, N.C. - Jasmyn Prioleau was a 20-something when she had a run-in with the law, and said she didn't think about the lifelong consequences - although the crime was minor. Three years ago, she pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor, and the criminal record left her unable to obtain certifications for ...Read More

PHOTO: The Portland-Maine pipeline, shown here crossing Coos County, NH, is cited in a petition calling on the federal government to issue stricter regulations for transporting tar sands oil from Western Canada across New England and the Midwest.

PORTLAND, Maine - More than 55 groups and individuals are petitioning the federal government to halt plans to pump corrosive tar-sands oil from Canada to American ports for export. Current regulations are inadequate, they say, and raise the risk of catastrophic spills. Petitioners are out to stop b ...Read More

PHOTO: The Portland-Maine pipeline, shown here crossing Coos County, NH, is cited in a petition calling on the federal government to issue stricter regulations for transporting tar sands oil from Western Canada across New England and the Midwest. Courtesy NWF.

LITTLETON, N.H. - More than 55 groups and individuals are petitioning the federal government to halt the planned pumping of corrosive tar-sands oil from Canada to American ports for export. Current regulations are inadequate, they say, and raise the risk of catastrophic spills. Petitioners are out ...Read More

PHOTO: Father Joe Carroll was among the Americans honored by the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation. Carroll helped revolutionize homeless services with the one-stop-shop concept. Courtesy SVN.

National awards are being bestowed on a beloved Californian and three other Americans for extraordinary bravery, courage and selflessness. Among the recipients is Father Joe Carroll, who has been helping the homeless in San Diego for decades and helped pioneer the one-stop shop of helpful services. ...Read More

PHOTO: Members of Appalachia Resist! are protesting plans that would allow fracking waste to be shipped by barge on the Ohio River.

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Toxic waste from hydraulic fracturing soon could travel the Ohio River, if the U.S. Coast Guard gives the green light to a proposal by a Texas company. GreenHunter Water, which owns a fracking-waste facility in Washington County, wants approval to ship the waste by barge at a rate ...Read More

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