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Shutdown averted and a national emergency declaration; A push in Iowa for virtual caucus attendance for 2020 primaries; and concerns about legislation that could hide oil pipeline records. Those stories and more in today’s news.

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Archive: July 15, 2014

GRAPHIC: A new report on Summer Nutrition Programs shows California and several other states doing a better job of helping kids stay nourished and healthy while school is out for the summer. Photo credit: U.S. Department of Agriculture.

SAN FRANCISCO - School may be out for the summer, but hunger doesn't take a vacation. A new report from the Food Research and Action Center (FRAC) finds more low-income California kids are now getting meals during the summertime which they ordinarily would receive when school is in session. The Sum ...Read More

PHOTO: Construction on I-40 in Statesville in Iredell County is part of the overall improvement project for the I-40 and I-77 interchange. Courtesy: NCDOT.

RALEIGH, N.C. - North Carolina's Department of Transportation wants to hear about the aging bridge or two-lane highway you may utilize every day as part of your commute. The agency is asking the public to weigh in on what transportation needs they see in their daily lives through a series of public ...Read More

PHOTO: As the flood of children attempting to cross into the United States from Central America continues, an Iowa woman offers her story in the hopes of increasing understanding about the situation. Photo courtesy of Toksave / Wikimedia Commons.

DES MOINES, Iowa - The mass migration of Central American children has made headlines, sparked debate, and ignited a political firestorm in recent weeks, but one Iowa woman hopes her experience can shed some light upon why this is happening, and what can be done to help. Kenia Calderon made the jou ...Read More

PHOTO: Dan Stein of Second Harvest Foodbank says summer is a tough season for hungry kids and families, in part because thousands of kids miss meals ordinarily available to them when school is in session. Photo courtesy of Second Harvest Foodbank.

MADISON, Wis. - Summer means picnics and outdoor grilling for many in Wisconsin, but for thousands of children of low-income families, it's a time of missed meals and hunger. Signe Anderson, Senior Child Nutrition Policy Analyst with the Food Research and Action Center (FRAC), says the federal Summ ...Read More

PHOTO: Children often count on meals served at school to give them the nutrition they need. But when school isn't in session during the summer, it can be a challenge for some kids to get nutritious, regular meals, particularly those from low-income households. Photo credit: USDA.

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - For thousands of Illinois school children, summer means a vacation from school, but it can also mean missing nutritious meals that are part of their school day. Signe Anderson, Senior Child Nutrition Policy Analyst for the Food Research and Action Center (FRAC), says the summer ...Read More

PHOTO: More than 2,300 Minnesotans have already voted via absentee ballot for next month's primary, up more than 60 percent from this time ahead of the 2012 primary. Photo credit: John Michaelson.

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Minnesota's primary election is now just four weeks away, and a change in the absentee ballot law is making it easier for Minnesotans to make their vote count during the busy summer vacation season. The primary marks the first election where Minnesota residents can vote absentee w ...Read More

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