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Protests over Floyd killing go global, as U.S. demonstrations focus on multiple recent victims of alleged lethal police misconduct.

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Protests continued over the weekend in police killing of George Floyd, with law enforcement in some cities using force against demonstrators. Former VP Joe Biden urged against violence.

Archive: January 7, 2014

PHOTO: As the 2014 legislative session begins at the state Capitol, a new report warns Kentucky will continue to travel down a path of

FRANKFORT, Ky. - Kentucky lawmakers can take either a path of reinvestment or retrenchment when they craft a new two-year budget, according to economic policy analyst Jason Bailey, who calls the decision a "stark choice." He is co-author of a new report, from the Kentucky Center for Economic Policy, ...Read More

PHOTO: While North Dakota is moving forward with an expansion of Medicaid, a new study finds many rural residents are caught in a coverage gap where they earn too much for Medicaid, but not enough for tax credits for the health care marketplace.

BISMARCK, N.D. – The number of Americans who have health coverage under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) continues to grow, but a new analysis finds that in rural states especially there are many who still can't access affordable insurance. All states were given the option to expand their Medic ...Read More

PHOTO: The Dakota Resource Council is among the groups and individuals across the state calling for the state to slow the flow of oil until more protections on transportation can be put in place. CREDIT: DRC

BISMARCK, N.D. – The oil boom in North Dakota has been a boon economically, but following the recent train fire in Casselton, Gov. Jack Dalrymple is being urged to slow the pace of drilling. Don Morrison, executive director of the Dakota Resource Council, says the health and safety of reside ...Read More

PHOTO: Animal experts say this bitter cold snap can be very hard on pets, and they need to be carefully monitored when outside. Photo credit: Tim Morrissey.

MADISON, Wis. – The Midwest's dangerous cold snap isn't going to let up until later this week. And any time temperatures hover around zero, it's dangerous for pets, says Gayle Viney, spokeswoman for the Dane County Humane Society. She advises dog owners to carefully monitor the length of ti ...Read More

PHOTO: A hearing will be held today on Senate Bill 101, which could make felons out of whistleblowers exposing unethical or illegal activities on industrial farms. Photo courtesy of Kathleen Schatzmann.

INDIANAPOLIS - So-called "Ag-gag" legislation is once again on the table at the Indiana State House. A hearing will be held today on Senate Bill 101, which could make felons of whistle-blowers exposing unethical or illegal activities on industrial farms. According to Matthew Dominguez, policy mana ...Read More

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