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Trump puts Pence in charge of coronavirus response; and lingering concerns about U.S. Census participation.

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House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn endorsed former VP Joe Biden, ahead of South Carolina's primaries. Super Tuesday states, including North Carolina, are also voting soon, but campaigning there is different.

Archive: April 21, 2016

Red flags signal opposition to a proposed natural gas liquids pipeline project in Kentucky. (KFTC)

MARION COUNTY, Ky. – Kentuckians opposed to re-purposing a pipeline to transport natural gas liquids are using Earth Day this week as a launching pad to increase awareness. The energy company Kinder Morgan proposes moving byproducts of gas drilling – such as propane, butane and ethane ...Read More

Some adults believe children today are experiencing less close personal friendships than they did while growing up. (Pixabay)

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Children today may have better technology and entertainment options than their parents did when growing up, but their health may not be as good. According to the results of the C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health over half of adults polled beli ...Read More

Basic Rights Oregon honors businesses that create inclusive environments for the LGBT community. (Bryon Beck)

PORTLAND, Ore. - Basic Rights Oregon is honoring two businesses today at the Oregon Convention Center for creating welcoming workplaces for transgender employees. One of those businesses is Symantec, a cyber-security company with an office in Springfield that fostered an inclusive environment when C ...Read More

Standing water around your home will increase the mosquito population. Health officials urge you to dump it out, and to use repellent. (

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Although the mosquito that carries the Zika virus is still limited to Central America and the Caribbean, some experts say it's likely just a matter of time before it is in the U.S. The mosquito that carries the virus is urban and breeds in water near homes. It only takes ...Read More

The debate over Ohio's freeze of clean energy standards is firing up again. (Pixabay)

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio's freeze of its energy efficiency and renewable energy standards could stay on ice. The initial two-year pause came in 2014, when opponents argued that the standards were too costly to implement, and now draft legislation calls for another three years. The proposal is ...Read More

A new report is adding momentum to the push for more physical eduction in Virginia schools. (Pedro Dias/Flickr/Wikimedia)

RICHMOND, Va. - A new national report is adding momentum to the movement for more physical education in Virginia schools. A new law will boost K-5 physical activity requirements, but according to the 2016 Shape of the Nation report by SHAPE America and Voices for Healthy Kids, an initiative of the A ...Read More

Women living closer to high levels of green vegetation have lower mortality rates than do women living in less green areas, according to a new report. (Pixabay)

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - Women living closer to high levels of green vegetation have lower mortality rates than women living in less green areas, according to new researchfunded by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, part of the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Bonnie Joubert Ph.D., ...Read More

Minnesota labor unions say a bill being considered by House lawmakers today is an attack on workers' rights. (AFSCME Council 5)

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Lawmakers in the Minnesota House today are considering a bill that some state unions say would lead the state down the same path as Wisconsin when it comes to labor negotiations. AFSCME Council 5, One of Minnesota's largest public employee unions, argues the bill contains "Wiscon ...Read More

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