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Joe Biden and Kamala Harris made their first public appearance and running mates. President Trump called Georgia's Marjorie Taylor Greene a GOP "star," despite her support for baseless conspiracy theory QAnon.

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PHOTO: Prioritizing clean energy is one reason cited for Washington's strong growth in utility industry jobs in a new report that ranks the state third in the U.S. for a brisk online market for jobs for college graduates. Photo credit: AcrylicArtist/Morguefile.

SEATTLE - Washington is one of the top three states in the country for its booming online job market for college graduates. A new report from the Georgetown University Center for Education and the Workforce says only Delaware and Massachusetts have more online job openings per graduate. It's a sign ...Read More

PHOTO: Florida's conservation community says state lawmakers are ignoring a deadline to purchase land owned by the U.S. Sugar Corporation to be used for a new reservoir to keep polluted water from reaching the Everglades. Photo credit: Elle Randi/Morguefile.

HOMESTEAD, Fla. - With the passage of Amendment One in the November election, Florida now has the funds to protect the Everglades and the state's water supply. But now, state lawmakers appear to be losing their resolve to purchase land the sugar industry agreed to sell in 2010. Progress Florida is ...Read More

PHOTO: While many Michiganders have gone back to work in recent months, a new report finds the economic recovery is not reaching all demographics in the state. Photo credit: Dodgerton Skillhause/Morguefile.

LANSING, Mich. - While there are signs Michigan's job market is improving, a new report finds unemployment among African-Americans remains at crisis levels. The state's overall jobless rate fell below six percent last month, and is now at its lowest point in 14 years. But according to the Economic ...Read More

PHOTO: Tennesseans are being asked to lace up on Wednesday for National Walking Day to reduce their risk of heart disease and stroke. Photo credit: Pedro J. Perez/Morguefile.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - It's no April Fool's Joke. The American Heart Association is asking Tennesseans to take a step, or steps, towards heart health and go for a walk on Wednesday for National Walking Day. Patty Clements with the American Heart Association says Volunteer State residents are being aske ...Read More

PHOTO: Older Americans in Arizona could have an impact on future policies and programs for seniors by offering comments and feedback at a Tuesday forum in Phoenix, part of the build-up to the White House Conference on Aging to be held in July. Photo courtesy of White House Conference on Aging.

PHOENIX - Retirement security and elder justice are among the topics on the agenda at a regional forum on aging being held Tuesday at the Phoenix Convention Center. The Arizona event is part of the build-up to the White House Conference on Aging this summer. Nancy LeaMond, executive vice president ...Read More

PHOTO: The U.S. Bureau of Land Management has set new rules for oil and gas drilling on public lands near Dinosaur National Monument to minimize environmental impacts to an area that attracts 275,000 visitors annually and pumps over $15 million into the local economy. Photo credit: Ken Walker/Wikimedia Commons.
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DENVER - The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has weighed in on how nearly 1.5 million acres of public land in northwest Colorado can be used by the oil and gas industry, including new protections near Dinosaur National Monument. Oil and gas industry advocates claim the plan will limit their access ...Read More

PHOTO: Controversial rancher Cliven Bundy is expected to be at the Nevada Legislature today to support a bill to transfer control of federally-managed public lands in Nevada to the state. Photo courtesy of the Nevada Legislature.

CARSON CITY, Nev. - Controversial rancher Cliven Bundy, known for a standoff with the Bureau of Land Management over his refusal to pay cattle grazing fees on public lands, is expected in Carson City on Tuesday to support a state takeover of public lands. Bundy is reported to have had a role in cra ...Read More

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