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in Colorado 0fficials to consider overtime, and other worker protections. Plus; tobacco-free signs svailable to all KY schools .

2020Talks – August 26, 2019. (3 min.) 


Introducing a Mon.-Fri. newscast tracking the 2020 Elections, starting with Iowa, First in the Nation. Tea Party Republican Joe Walsh enters GOP race; Sen. Bernie Sanders explains what he means by "Democratic Socialism;" and Washington Gov. Jay Inslee drops his bid for the Democratic nomination.

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PHOTO: A tougher human trafficking law in Kentucky has help children caught in the sex trade find safe harbor and get help. Photo credit: Greg Stotelmyer.

FRANKFORT, Ky. - More than 50 cases of child trafficking have been reported to the state since Kentucky updated its laws against the crime last year. Gov. Steve Beshear signed the toughened law a year ago today, and it took effect in July. The key change was providing minors what is known as "safe ...Read More

PHOTO: Cognitive scientist and messaging expert George Lakoff will be one of the featured speakers at the sixth annual Wisconsin Grassroots Festival on Saturday. (Photo courtesy of WI Grassroots Network)

MAZOMANIE, Wis. - "Messaging and Democracy" is the theme of the sixth annual Wisconsin Grassroots Festival, to be held Saturday at Wisconsin Heights High School in Mazomanie. Kickoff speaker Mary Bottari, deputy director of the Center for Media and Democracy, said one of this year's themes is coun ...Read More

PHOTO: State leaders are using Severe Weather Preparedness Week to help boost awareness of and readiness for dangerous weather events, which often occur in spring. Photo credit: morguefile.com.

INDIANAPOLIS - Spring is almost here, and with it will come severe weather events that could turn into dangerous situations for folks across the Midwest. This is Severe Weather Preparedness Week, and Dave Tucek, warning-coordination meteorologist for the National Weather Service in Indianapolis, sa ...Read More

PHOTO: During National Poison Prevention Week, Illinois experts are trying to get the word out about ways to prevent accidental poisonings in the home. Photo credit: M. Kuhlman.

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - While medications, household chemicals and cleaning products serve a purpose in any home, they also can be extremely dangerous, especially for little ones. This is National Poison Prevention Week, and Carol DesLauriers, operations director for the Illinois Poison Center, said h ...Read More

PHOTO: The presence of this nesting bald eagle and its mate has been confirmed by Nature Conservancy staff, inside the Mashowmack Preserve on Shelter Island. Photo credit: Derek Rogers, used with permission of The Nature Conservancy.

NEW YORK - It's confirmed - a pair of nesting bald eagles has been spotted on Shelter Island, and experts say it's a positive sign not only for the birds but also for the health of local waterways. Eagles have been making a strong comeback and now are fairly common upstate, said Mike Scheibel, a N ...Read More

PHOTO: Nevadans are encouraged to make sure potentially harmful items are out of children's reach during National Poison Prevention Week. Photo courtesy St. Louis County, Minnesota.

RENO, Nev. - As part of this week's "National Poison Prevention Week," Nevadans are being encouraged to make sure that potentially dangerous substances are kept out of the reach of children. Dr. Alvin Bronstein, medical director at the Nevada Poison Center says the theme of Poison Prevention Week i ...Read More

RALEIGH, N.C. - The way North Carolina evaluates the mental ability of people on death row could change depending on the outcome of a Florida case now in the U.S. Supreme Court. Of the 151 people on North Carolina's death row, some are diagnosed by medical professionals with mental retardation. But ...Read More

PHOTO: Maryland's Legislature is doing its homework on Common Core, with action on three bills recently to ease the transition. Maryland State Education Association President Betty Weller says it's encouraging to see that concerns about Common Core are being addressed. Photo courtesy of MDSEA.

ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Maryland's Legislature is doing its homework on Common Core, with action on three bills recently to ease the transition. Maryland State Education Association president Betty Weller said it's encouraging to see that concerns about Common Core are being addressed - from ensuring that ...Read More

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