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

2020Talks - February 27, 2020 


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.

Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- More Kentuckians report knowing someone who is misusing prescription pain medication, according to a new poll. Colleen Desmond ...Read More
LINCOLN, Neb. -- The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services has announced that it will consider plans to build a 1,600 bed private prison to ...Read More
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Minnesota is seeing an increase in methamphetamine activity, a drug that was viewed as a major problem 20 years ago. A research ...Read More
ST. PAUL, Minn. - Supporters of legalizing marijuana in Minnesota say they still face long odds getting a bill passed this year - but they think the 2 ...Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- News of a drop in drug overdose deaths in Ohio is being met with cautious optimism. According to state figures, there were more ...Read More
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - A handful of substance-abuse and mental-health treatment centers around the state will receive funding to hire regional housing ...Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- As Ohio's medical marijuana program embarks on its second year, health-care advocates are trying to better understand the ...Read More
RALEIGH, N.C. -- North Carolina is spearheading an effort to make medication assisted treatment available to people in jail or prison who are in ...Read More
AUSTIN, Texas - Children up to age 6 in Texas and across the nation continue to lose health coverage, according to a new Georgetown University report ...Read More
ARLINGTON, Va. – Young people who use marijuana frequently are more than twice as likely to have a stroke compared with those who don't use the ...Read More
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