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House Democrats prepare for vote condemning Trump's attacks on progressive freshman women. Also on our Tuesday rundown: Immigrants’ rights groups slam asylum rules that take effect today. Plus, summer meals aim to prevent kids' academic slide.

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Public News Service - WV: Peace

Charleston, WV – The war in Iraq is hurting the economy here at home, and money for the war could be better spent here, according to a West Virginia peace group, West Virginia Patriots for Peace. Its members are taking these messages to an economic development meeting today. U.S. Rep. Shelley

Charleston, WV – West Virginia's Congressional delegation has the week of Thanksgiving off, and they're getting an early holiday present. It's a petition from almost 1,000 West Virginians, asking them to do their parts to bring American troops home from Iraq. Paul Sheridan with West Virginia P

Institute, WV - The United States is on a path to war with Iran, and ordinary Americans will have no say in the decision unless they speak up now, according to Scott Ritter. The former United Nations' weapons inspector speaks in West Virginia today. He's been an outspoken critic of the decisions tha

Charleston, WV – Peace activists say a West Virginia congressional representative is a "missing person" when it comes to Iraq. Paul Sheridan, with West Virginia Patriots for Peace, says Representative Shirley Moore Capito, a supporter of the Iraq war effort, should hold a public town hall dis

Hillary Clinton will be in Charleston Friday to raise money for her presidential campaign and she'll be met by West Virginians calling for her to take the lead on ending the war in Iraq. The Reverend Jim Lewis with West Virginia Patriots for Peace says his group usually focuses on the White House an

President Bush's July fourth visit to West Virginia is getting criticism from local peace activists. Reverend Jim Lewis with Patriots for Peace says he tried to get a ticket to the event at the Martinsburg National Guard base but found out it was by invitation only. He says by making the event pri

The Iraq Wall of Remembrance is on display today in Charleston. The banner features the names of the more-than 3,000 U.S. soldiers who have died in Iraq. The father of a soldier being deployed next week to the Persian Gulf says he is not happy with the president's Iraq plan, or the new Congressional

"No" is an answer that's made them angry. Parents of Iraq War soldiers, Iraq war veterans and West Virginia community groups are rallying today to show their dissatisfaction with President Bush's veto of a bill that would have set a timeline for bringing the troops home. The Rev. Jim Lewis with the

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