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Four Minneapolis police officers fired following the death of a black man; and a federal lawsuit claims New Yorkers with disabilities excluded from expanded absentee ballot plan.

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: April 30, 2014

PHOTO: Life coach Janet Taylor says seniors can find their passion and purpose with the next chapter of their lives by using a free self-help kit. Photo courtesy of AARP Kentucky.

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Baby boomers are now seniors, bringing change and, with it, new challenges. AARP Kentucky is urging boomers to utilize a free self-help kit to face the mysteries of this new chapter in their lives. The "Life Reimagined" campaign offers advice about everything from careers and healt ...Read More

GRAPHIC: The American Lung Association's annual State of the Air report shows that Wisconsin's hot summer led to worse ozone pollution, which the ALA calls a challenging situation with changing climate. (SOTA logo provided by ALA-WI

BROOKFIELD, Wis. - The American Lung Association's annual "State of the Air" report was released today, and an official for the group in Wisconsin says it looks like we're moving in the right direction. "Particle pollution is improving nationwide and we're seeing that in Wisconsin, but we still hav ...Read More

PHOTO: On the Iowa/Nebraska border, what you pay for health insurance may depend on which side of the Missouri River you live. That's the finding of a new survey of 16 border counties. Photo credit: Ron Reiring/Flickr

DES MOINES, Iowa - Some live just a stone's throw away from each other, but how much people have to pay for basically the same health insurance policies varies widely across the banks of the Missouri River. ...Read More

PHOTO: Last Sunday, Cathy McGaughey, left, proposed to Diane Ansley, right, her partner of 14 years, at Asheville's First Congregational United Church of Christ. Photo courtesy of McGaughey.

ASHEVILLE, N.C. - Dozens of clergy members and their congregants in North Carolina are taking a First Amendment fight from the pulpit to the courtroom. Together, they filed a lawsuit this week in federal court, challenging the constitutionality of North Carolina's marriage laws. At issue is Amendme ...Read More

PHOTO: The American Lung Association

RICHMOND, Va. - It's a story of good news and bad news in the new "State of the Air" report, released today by the American Lung Association. The study found that the nation's air quality overall has worsened in the past few years, with nearly half of everyone living in areas where the air is unhea ...Read More

PHOTO: A new report says New Mexico is again No. 1 in America for childhood hunger, affecting almost one in three kids in the state. Photo courtesy U.S. Department of Agriculture.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - New Mexico is again leading the nation in childhood hunger, according to a new report. Sonya Warwick, communications officer for the Roadrunner Food Bank of New Mexico, said the annual "Map the Meal Gap" report from Feeding America shows that in 2012, 29 percent of the state's c ...Read More

PHOTO: An estimated 30,000 cases of child abuse or neglect are reported in Illinois each year. Photo credit: Emily Roesly/morguefile.

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - More than 30,000 confirmed cases of child abuse or neglect are investigated each year in Illinois. During April, child-welfare workers have been raising awareness about the problem as part of Child Abuse Prevention Month. Roy Harley, executive director of Prevent Child Abuse Ill ...Read More

PHOTO: More than 20,000 cases of child abuse or neglect are reported in Indiana each year. Photo credit: Anita Peppers/morguefile.

INDIANAPOLIS - From planting pinwheel gardens to speaking with educators and parents, child welfare workers in Indiana have used Child Abuse Prevention Month in April to build awareness of the problem. More than 20,000 confirmed cases of child abuse or neglect are reported in the state each year, s ...Read More

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