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ND makes the grade in a national report evaluating public school support; SCOTUS justices express free speech concerns about GOP-backed social media laws; NH "kids on campus" program boosts retention; proposed law bans hemp sales to Hoosiers younger than 21.

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The Supreme Court hears arguments on whether social media can restrict content. Biden advisors point to anti-democracy speeches at CPAC, and the President heads to the US-Mexico border appealing to voters on immigration and border issues.

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David meets Goliath in Idaho pesticide conflict, to win over Gen Z voters, candidates are encouraged to support renewable energy and rural America needs help from Congress to continue affordable internet programs.

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Tuesday, February 27, 2024

New CA data: Social programs reduce crime

Programs intended to reduce the chances that someone will end up back behind bars are working, according to a new analysis of California state data…

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The number of Black mothers in Ohio who die during or following pregnancy continues to climb and health advocates said they hope to shine a light on t…

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A cooperative effort has seeded more than 26,000 acres in eastern Nevada. It's all in an effort to increase desirable grasses, forbs and shrubs while …

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The clock is ticking for a proposed bill regulating hemp products in Indiana. Rep. Jake Teshka, R-South Bend, authored House Bill 1079. It …

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Social Issues   Tuesday, February 27, 2024

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Arizona is gearing up for its presidential preference election that takes place in less than a month, and registered Democrats and Republicans were …


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You might say "every day is 'bring your child to college day'" at New Hampshire's Manchester Community College. On-campus childcare programs are …


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By Elizabeth Ouzts for Energy News Network.Broadcast version by Shanteya Hudson for North Carolina News Service reporting for the Solutions Journalism…


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It's been an uphill battle for childhood nutrition advocates to advance meal access policies in the South Dakota Legislature. However, organizers say …

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Texas postal customers, especially in rural areas, are experiencing delays in mail delivery, and some letter carriers feel it could get worse…

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A new tool is examining child care availability in Connecticut. United Way of Connecticut's tool shows the actual number of offered child care …

Health and Wellness   Tuesday, February 27, 2024

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During Black History Month, the American Heart Association is emphasizing the significance of heart health education and establishing a heritage of …

Social Issues   Monday, February 26, 2024

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A program that would provide food benefits to kids during the summer still needs funding approval from the Oregon Legislature. The state has …


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Minnesota lawmakers face growing calls this session to boost access to affordable housing and there is a proposal to lend a voice to existing renters …

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Health and Wellness   Monday, February 26, 2024

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Legislation in Massachusetts would ban some of the tactics used by "crisis pregnancy centers" to prevent people from having abortions. Many of the …

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A new report said philanthropic organizations need to reexamine the source of their wealth, which it asserted often came from systemic racism and …

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Environment   Monday, February 26, 2024

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It is National Invasive Species Awareness Week, and plants and critters not native to the Northwest are wreaking havoc on some landscapes, including …

Health and Wellness   Monday, February 26, 2024

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A new program in a Washington public library system is helping people monitor their blood pressure at home. The American Heart Association has …


Environment   Monday, February 26, 2024

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By Kayla Benjamin for The Washington Informer.Broadcast version by Brett Peveto for Maryland News Connection reporting for the Solutions Journalism Ne…


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Health and Wellness   Monday, February 26, 2024

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A new development in Denver's Elyria-Swansea neighborhood that combines affordable housing, a healthcare provider, a pharmacy - and next, a grocery …

Health and Wellness   Monday, February 26, 2024

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As part of Children's Dental Health Month, Virginia pediatric dentists are working to improve kids' dental health habits. Recent surveys indicated …


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Labor organizers are pushing back on a measure in the Iowa Legislature they say is designed to undermine unions. It would create an additional step …

 

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