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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: July 18, 2013

Photo: Duke Energy's Coal fired power plant in Asheville. Courtesy: WNCA

RALEIGH, N.C. - The need for clean water is in a tug of war with the demand for power in North Carolina and the rest of the Southeast. The outcome will make a big difference in the amount and quality of fresh water North Carolinians have for drinking and recreation, according to a national report re ...Read More

PHOTO:  A five-year project in seven Kentucky communities will test innovative ways to reduce risks of chronic disease among school-age children.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - A five-year, $3 million initiative is under way in Kentucky to reduce the risk of chronic disease for school-age children as they grow into adults. The Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky will test innovative ways to lower childhood chronic disease in seven communities across the st ...Read More

PHOTO: Bridgeton landfill's underground fire is drawing fire over odors and safety concerns. Photo courtesy: Missouri DNR

ST. LOUIS - It's been a smelly, hot summer around the Bridgeton landfill, and some neighbors and activists think the landfill owner's plan to keep an underground fire from spreading stinks even more. The Missouri Department of Natural Resources is scheduled this week to consider Republic Services' ...Read More

PHOTO: A state-by-state analysis finds a positive economic effect in Maryland if undocumented immigrants are granted a pathway to legal status. Photo credit: OSHA.GOV

ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Providing a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants could increase jobs and incomes in Maryland, according to a new state-by-state analysis. The nonpartisan Regional Economic Models Inc. examined the potential impact of the immigration-reform legislation that recently pa ...Read More

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