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An internal IRS memo is reported to contradict the administration’s stand on refusing to supply Trump’s tax returns. Also, on our Wednesday rundown: Missouri’s governor prepares to sign a restrictive abortion bill. And guess which state is agitating for an end to annoying robocalls?

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Archive: January 31, 2019

Kelsey Gumm was in the Navy and working out

MILWAUKEE – Friday is National Wear Red Day, and one Wisconsin woman who's surviving heart disease says there are lessons in her story. Kelsey Gumm was in Navy boot camp when she passed out, for what seemed to be no reason. It took her 10 years of fainting spells and misdiagnoses before one ...Read More

Foxconn's 20-million square-foot campus was praised by President Donald Trump as proof of his ability to revive American manufacturing. (Wikimedia Commons)

GURNEE, Ill. – Despite Foxconn's failed promise to bring a bounty of blue collar factory jobs back to the Midwest, its development center that it now says will be staffed by scientists and engineers still could cause flooding and environmental issues for Racine County in Wisconsin. Foxconn p ...Read More

Cardiovascular diseases are preventable in 80 percent of the women who die from them. (Ike and Tash Photography)

SEATTLE – American Heart Month kicks off Friday with National Wear Red Day to raise awareness for women's heart health. Washingtonians are encouraged to wear red on Friday in solidarity with people across the country to shed light on cardiovascular diseases – the number one killer of w ...Read More

State workers testified in Olympia this week in support of a bill to increase accountability for government contractors. (Matt Zuvich/Washington Federation of State Employees)

OLYMPIA, Wash. – A measure in the Washington State Legislature could bring greater transparency to government contracting. The Taxpayer Protection Act would require state agencies to evaluate the cost of outsourcing work to private contractors and follow-ups to ensure the contractors are mee ...Read More

In 2019, the average American is projected to eat more than 110 pounds of beef. (Pixabay)

DENVER – Foods produced with fewer greenhouse gas emissions are healthier than foods that create more climate pollution, according to new research published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Diego Rose, the report’s lead author and a professor at Tulane University, says pe ...Read More

More than 130 people on death row were tried before a 2008 package of reforms intended to prevent false confessions and mistaken eyewitness identifications, which have been leading causes of wrongful convictions across North Carolina. (psu.edu)

WILSON, N.C. – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit has agreed with The Duke Law Innocence Project's assertion that it's unlikely jurors would have convicted Charles Ray Finch of the 1976 murder of Richard "Shadow" Holloman if they had known about flaws in the police lineup and wit ...Read More

The vigil for children who have died due to the faith-healing exemption is being held at the Capitol rotunda. (Jim Bowen/Flickr)

BOISE, Idaho – Opponents to Idaho's religious exemptions to providing medical care for children are gathering at the State Capitol Building Thursday to hold a vigil. The vigil will honor children who have died because they didn't receive medical attention. The exemption often is called the ...Read More

Making peanuts? Progressive groups' legislative priorities this year include a higher minimum wage for Nevadans, and guaranteed sick leave for all. (Cohdra/Morguefile)

LAS VEGAS – Sick leave. Clean water. A living wage. These issues will top the list at Thursday night's Progressive State of the State address in Las Vegas. Speakers will call on state lawmakers to support paid sick leave for all Nevadans, not just those whose companies offer it. They wil ...Read More

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