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President Trump's reported to be ready to sign disaster relief bill without money for border security. Also on the Friday rundown: House bills would give millions a path to citizenship; and remembering California’s second-deadliest disaster.

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Archive: October 12, 2016

A new report shows that a fifth of Kentucky adults still delay or skip medical care because of cost. (Greg Stotelmyer)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Because of the cost of medical care, one out of every five Kentucky adults has delayed or skipped care this year according to a new report. The report is part of ongoing research by the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky into the impact of the Affordable Care Act. Ben Chandler, th ...Read More

Measure 97 could add $3 billion a year to Oregon's budget for education, health care and senior services. (Cel Lisboa/Unsplash)

EUGENE, Ore. - Oregonians will get their ballots one week from today, and among the biggest initiatives they will decide on is Measure 97, which would create a 2.5 percent tax on corporations that make $25 million in gross sales. Campaign contributions for and against the measure have swelled as th ...Read More

Helena Middle School teacher Kelly Elder was selected for the highest honor for teachers in Montana. (MEA-MFT)

HELENA, Mont. - Kelly Elder, a sixth-grade social studies teacher at C.R. Anderson Middle School in Helena, has been selected as the 2017 Montana Teacher of the Year, the highest honor for teachers in the Treasure State. Elder, who has been teaching in Montana for two decades, said he gets to use c ...Read More

Consumer advocates are warning Granite Staters to beware of scam phone calls that claim there's a warrant out for your arrest for missing jury duty. (Ammodramus/wikimediia)

CONCORD, N.H. - As kids are out searching for the scariest Halloween costumes, local consumer watchdogs warn that a scary scam is back in the Granite State that works by striking fear into adults. Retired FBI agent Bob Denz, now a volunteer fraud-fighter with AARP New Hampshire, said this scam usua ...Read More

Politics in Wisconsin is like the Wild West, according to a clean-government advocate. (CrackerClips/iStockphoto)

MADISON, Wis. - Because of Wisconsin's status as a battleground state, political money is pouring into the coffers of both parties, much of it untraceable - or so-called "dark" - money. Much of it is used to buy issue ads, which do not ask people to vote for a certain candidate but advocate a certa ...Read More

Flu seasons have been starting earlier in the past couple of years, so it may be time to check with your physician about flu-prevention strategies. (grundyco.org)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Flu season normally reaches its peak after Christmas, but flu cases have been showing up earlier in recent years. That means it's time to check in with your doctor about flu-prevention strategies, including immunizations. That's the word from Dr. Mary Anne Jackson, director of in ...Read More

Maine Gov. Paul LePage is drawing fire for his comments calling for GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump to show the country

PORTLAND, Maine - Gov. Paul LePage is drawing plenty of fire this week for his latest comments, saying the nation "needs Donald Trump to show the country some authoritarian power." The comments embracing Trump's tough talk came during an interview on a conservative talk program on WVOM radio. Mike ...Read More

Capturing methane waste at oil and gas operations is an opportunity to turn environmental costs into revenues for the oil and gas industry. (Pixabay)

DENVER - Capturing methane waste at oil and gas operations on national and tribal lands is an opportunity to turn environmental costs into revenues for the oil and gas industry, according to a new report by the Conservation Economics Institute. Pete Morton, senior economist for the institute, said ...Read More

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