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A grim milestone as U.S. COVID-19 deaths top 100,000. Housing advocates fear folks who lost their jobs could lose their homes.

2020Talks - May 27, 2020 

Republican governors in Georgia and Florida offer their states as alternatives to North Carolina, after President Trump expresses impatience about talks of a more limited Republican National Convention because of the pandemic.

Archive: August 16, 2013

PHOTO: Cate Newbanks, executive director of the National Kinship Alliance for Children with children at camp for Kinship families. Supporters need 100,000 signatures at to make February

NEW YORK – New Yorkers have the opportunity today to join Americans across the nation in petitioning the White House to declare February, George Washington's birth Month, as Kinship Care Month. There are more than 130,000 kinship caregivers in New York, and millions more across the nation. ...Read More

PHOTO: Gregory Butte, as seen from Lake Powell. The lake is as popular as a summer boating destination as it is a water source for the Southwest. Photo credit: Bob Moffitt, National Park Service.

SALT LAKE CITY – It's another sign of trouble for water users in the West and Southwest, including Utah. The Bureau of Reclamation's new forecast comes out today and includes a warning that it will reduce the amount of water released from Lake Powell to the lower Basin states starting in Octo ...Read More

Budget analysts including Sean O'Leary at the West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy say the state could close a large part of its budget shortfall by looking at doing away with tax breaks that don't do what they were intended to.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia faces another budget gap next year, but experts say much of it could be made up by figuring out which tax breaks are not living up to their promises. The state expects a $300 million shortfall in 2014, and the governor has told agencies to expect another rou ...Read More

PHOTO: The Land Stewardship Project is hosting a field day Saturday in Sauk Centre, showing off techniques that can help mitigate the impacts of climate change. Courtesy: LSP

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Farmers and ranchers across Minnesota and the nation are undertaking new efforts to help mitigate climate change. Peter Donovan, who chairs the Soil Carbon Coalition, says there are practices that can turn atmospheric carbon into soil organic matter and increase water-holdi ...Read More

PHOTO: The Nansemond Indian tribe is planning to build a cultural center and replica Indian village on property that used to belong to its ancestors. Photo Credit: Jesse Bass

SUFFOLK, Va. – This weekend, the Nansemond Indian Tribe is reclaiming its ancestral land in Virginia. After years of delays, the city of Suffolk is transferring park land to the tribe so it can build a cultural center and a replica Indian village. The deed signing will take place at the tr ...Read More

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – People will get a chance to improve their health and possibly help others at the Eastern South Dakota Heart Walk Saturday in Sioux Falls. Chrissy Meyer, spokeswoman for the American Heart Association of South Dakota, says it's a chance to help fund further research into h ...Read More

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