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The State Attorney of NY moves to dissolve the NRA; an update on the potential wave of pandemic evictions.

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The Commission on Presidential Debates rejects Trump campaign's request for a fourth debate. Hawaii has a primary tomorrow, but there are only 8 vote service centers.

Archive: October 11, 2016

APANO and its partnering organizations are canvassing potential voters before November's election. (Kathy Wai/APANO)

PORTLAND, Ore. – With the election one month away, Oregonians who identify as Asian or Pacific Islanders are urging their quarter million compatriots to vote. Jenny Kim, founder of the Korean American Coalition of Oregon, said her organization is one of the many partnering with the Asian Pac ...Read More

The Global NC Snapshot offers perspective on pieces of information such as where international students in the state come from. (Go Global NC)

RALEIGH, N.C. – North Carolina is exporting products around the world. Children in even rural parts of the state are learning Mandarin. Nearly 250,000 North Carolinians are employed by foreign companies. All are examples of how the Tar Heel State engages with the world. But for the first time, ...Read More

Missourians are being encouraged to press the presidential candidates to talk about their plans for social security. (

ST. LOUIS – Most who watched the second presidential debate at Washington University will likely agree there was more jabbing and political rhetoric than substance. Advocates are hoping the third and final debate will turn out differently. Nancy LeaMond, executive vice president and chief ad ...Read More

Research shows racial disparities exist in Michigan in reading proficiency, school discipline, and graduation rates. (U.S. Dept. of Education)

LANSING, Mich. – As hundreds of Michiganders gathered at a forum Monday to discuss poverty and racial inequity, a new report examines persistent racial disparities in educational opportunities for Michigan kids. The forum was sponsored by the Michigan League for Public Policy, which also rele ...Read More

Colorado moms are rallying for kids' sports and clean air. (Pixabay)

DENVER – With fall in full swing, kids are heading out to play soccer, football, and other sports across the state. To ensure kids have clean air to compete, and to avoid asthma and other breathing problems exacerbated by air pollution, the group, Colorado Moms Know Best has launched a petitio ...Read More

Tuesday is the last day to register in Arkansas in order to vote in the Nov. 8 presidential election. (outline205/iStockphoto)

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Today is the last day in Arkansas to register to vote in the November 8th general election, and there is a push to get the maximum number of voters signed up. In addition to the hotly contested presidential election, there will be numerous state and local races on the ballo ...Read More

So far, almost 960,000 Ohioans have requested absentee ballots for the November election. (M. Kuhlman)

COLUMBUS, Ohio – There are just four weeks left before the November 8th election and today is the last opportunity to register to vote in Ohio. Ohioans can download and print a voter registration form from the Ohio Secretary of State's website at, where voters can also check to ...Read More

Studies show investing in renewable energy could generate more than 80,000 jobs. (SayCheeeeeese/Wikimedia Commons)

NEW YORK – More than 70 environmental and consumer groups have signed a letter asking Gov. Andrew Cuomo to stop a plan to have electric consumers subsidize aging upstate nuclear power plants. Under a plan approved by the Public Service Commission (PSC), ratepayers would pay at least $7.6 bill ...Read More

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