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A federal court ruling changes how the President is elected, and Florida Democrats trigger a special session vote on guns. Those stories and more in today's news.

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Archive: October 10, 2018

Researchers estimate Issue 1 would direct nearly 10,000 Ohioans from prison into community treatment. (Pixabay)

COLUMBUS, Ohio – With Ohio prisons overflowing and thousands dying each year because of drug overdoses, there are calls for the state to change its approaches to addiction and crime. Mitzi Stoddard of East Liverpool spent time in and out of prison for a decade while she struggled with addicti ...Read More

The number of Ohioans without health insurance has remained steady since 2015. (Pixabay)

COLUMBUS, Ohio – New research indicates Medicaid is a valuable program for the Buckeye State. In the Ohio Health Issues Poll, released by the group Interact for Health, nearly seven in 10 Ohioans have a favorable view of Medicaid, which provides health insurance coverage for more than 3 milli ...Read More

Since the Affordable Care Act went into effect in 2010, the number of uninsured Americans has declined to 28.3 million from 48.6 million, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (cahealthadvocates.org)

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – As America's political divide sharpens, one issue most agree will be important at the ballot box next month is health care. In a CBS News poll conducted last month, 70 percent of Americans said they think health care is "very important," more so than any other top issue. ...Read More

Early-learning collaboratives are becoming affordable alternatives for giving kids the option of attending preschool in Idaho. (heatherdeffense/Twenty20)

KENDRICK, Idaho – A coalition is launching an effort to bring preschool to more Idaho kids, and kindergarten teachers say it could level the playing field for their students. The Gem State is one of only five states that doesn't invest in preschool, and Angie Tweit, who teaches kindergarten i ...Read More

About one in three votes cast in Indiana in 2016 was through an absentee ballot. (Pixabay)

INDIANAPOLIS – Election Day is less than one month away, and county election boards in Indiana are ready to take absentee ballots. Early voting starts today, and all registered voters in the state are allowed to submit an absentee ballot in person at their county election board offices. Ian H ...Read More

NOAA scientists say the number of cases where red-tide blooms and hurricanes have occurred simultaneously is small. (Pixabay)

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida's red-tide bloom continues to be a drag on tourism, causing fish kills and inducing respiratory problems for beachgoers - and it's uncertain whether Hurricane Michael will help or make the problem worse. Researchers at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administr ...Read More

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RALEIGH, N.C. – In North Carolina, 141 men and women currently face death sentences, making the state home to the sixth-largest death row population in the country. This week, a new report from the Center for Death Penalty Litigation reveals that about three-quarters of these people were sente ...Read More

The Nuns on the Bus at a 2015 event in St. Louis. (Nuns on the Bus Facebook)

PHOENIX – Election season is in high gear in Arizona, and amid messaging from candidates and political action committees, a new group joins the political conversation in the state this week: Roman Catholic nuns. The "Nuns on the Bus tour" is driving cross-country to share a message of economi ...Read More

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