Monday, September 20, 2021

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The U.S. ramps up expulsion of Haitian migrants from the Texas border, and a new report looks at the economic impact of imposing restrictions on reproductive health.

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The U.S. military apologizes for a drone strike that killed 10 Afghan civilians, the Justice for J6 rally in Washington draws few, the CDC says it will help public health departments, and France recalls its ambassadors to the U.S. and Australia.

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Lawsuits stall debt relief for America's Black farmers; Idaho hospitals using "critical care" protocols; grant money boosts rural towns in Utah and more conservation acreage could protect the iconic sage grouse.

Alison Burns


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Virginia Delivers "Results" for Most Kids, but Racial Barriers Remain

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Environmental Entrepeneurs See Opportunities in Virginia

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VA Parents' Plea: Crisis Money for Kids

RICHMOND, Va. - When the General Assembly reconvenes next week, it will decide whether to okay a boost in mental health crisis funding for kids…

Health Care Rally to Attract Diverse Groups of Virginians

RICHMOND, Va. – The General Assembly might be taking a break from the state's heated Medicaid battle, but advocates for better health care say …


State Teachers Union Marks 150th Anniversary

PETERSBURG, Va. – On this day 150 years ago, a group of teachers from around the state gathered in the basement of a Petersburg church to …

AARP: Maryland Needs Comprehensive Plan for Aging Population

BALTIMORE - Maryland's population is getting older, and the AARP thinks the state needs a better plan to deal with it. AARP leaders from eight states …


More Maryland Kids Getting Health Insurance

BALTIMORE – Most of the headlines about health insurance have been discouraging for many people lately, but here in Maryland there's good news …

New Report: More VA Kids Living in Low-Income Households

RICHMOND, Va. - Although Virginia is considered one of the wealthiest states in the nation, it also has seen an increase in the percentage of kids …


Public Comment Period for New MD School Discipline Rules Ends Today

BALTIMORE - This is the last day for Marylanders to weigh in on a proposed overhaul of public school discipline rules. The Maryland State Board of …

Food Stamp Cuts Kick In Today

RICHMOND, Va. – Virginia families that are struggling financially will have less help affording food this month. A 2009 Recovery Act boost to …


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