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A Trump impeachment vote in the House could come before Christmas; students rally for climate action again today; and other-abled workers fuel a vertical farm in Wyoming.

2020Talks - December 6, 2019 


Impeachment is ramping up, and so is Iowa campaigning and Democratic endorsements. 2004 Democratic nominee John Kerry endorsed former VP Joe Biden, Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement endorsed Sen. Bernie Sanders, and VoteVets endorsed Mayor Pete Buttigieg.

Archive: September 11, 2015

AARP Nevada is continuing its efforts to have the Sept. 11 anniversary become a national day of service. Credit: Corporation for National and Community Service

LAS VEGAS - People across Nevada are being asked to help the hungry in their communities as part of a broader effort to make the Sept. 11 anniversary, which today is a national day of service. Hilarie Grey, communications director for AARP Nevada, said that about 70 volunteers are helping to pack m ...Read More

Hourly workers in Nevada joined a 50-city push Thursday to boost the minimum wage to $15 an hour. Courtesy: PLAN

LAS VEGAS - Hourly workers in Las Vegas joined low-wage earners in 50 cities on Thursday in calling for a boost in the minimum wage to $15 an hour. Among those rallying in front of a Las Vegas McDonald's restaurant was Margreda Black, 26, who makes $8.25 an hour as a fast-food worker. Black has a 1 ...Read More

With countless villages and cities in their native land destroyed, Michiganders of Syrian descent want to see a plan in place to protect civilians and rebuild the country. Courtesy: United for a Free Syria

FLINT, Mich. - A photo of a toddler who died trying to flee his war-torn home in Syria has sparked worldwide concern for refugees seeking safety in Europe. But members of Michigan's Syrian American community are urging the public and policymakers not to ignore the root of the crisis. Muna Jondy of ...Read More

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks has researched the feasibility of restoring wild bison in the state and found it's a possibility. Credit: National Park Service

MISSOULA, Mont. - Most Montanans have seen bison, but they probably don't realize the animals they see aren't wild. Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks has researched re-establishing wild populations, and today is the final day to offer input and expertise. Steve Woodruff, a senior policy manager for ...Read More

A federal court says the pesticide sulfoxaflor should not have been registered because it can kill bees and other pollinators. Credit: Deborah C. Smith.

HELENA, Mont. - A pesticide that kills bees should not have been cleared for agricultural use by the Environmental Protection Agency, according to a federal appeals court. The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Thursday that Dow Chemical's sulfoxaflor was not thoroughly researched when it comes t ...Read More

More than 500 people have signed up for a group

BOISE, Idaho - Refugees are a top news headline around the world, as well as here at home, with debate over resettlement programs and the thought-to-be accidental fire that destroyed the Boise International Market. Two Boiseans have organized a gathering on the Idaho Statehouse steps for Saturday, ...Read More

The bargaining team for SEIU Local 503 higher-education classified workers. Courtesy: SEIU Local 503.

PORTLAND, Ore. - Long hours and solidarity paid off for classified workers at Oregon's seven state universities. Early Thursday, they reached a tentative agreement on new contract terms with the schools. The contract covers a variety of support positions, including early-childhood workers, paraleg ...Read More

Underground mining can drain water from streams and wells. Credit: Center for Coalfield Justice

PITTSBURGH - Protect our water, protect our future - that's the message federal mining regulators heard at a public hearing in Pittsburgh on a proposed Stream Protection Rule. The proposal from the Department of the Interior's Office of Surface Mining would update regulations put in place 30 years ...Read More

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