Kids With Lead Poisoning Will ...

Aug 18, 2019 by

Experts say it’s most effective to intervene before the age of 5. A nurse draws a blood sample from an elementary school student in...

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States Battle Big Tech Over Da...

Aug 5, 2019 by

Many states backed off data privacy bills in the face of business opposition. This is Part Three of Stateline’s 2019...

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As Hate Incidents Rise, States...

Jul 19, 2019 by

Kim Kenneson of Johnson City, Tennessee, and Nicholas Turner of Zachary, Louisiana, at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in...

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Exchange Programs Think Beyond...

Jul 13, 2019 by

The Rural-Urban Exchange steering committee at the University of Minnesota, Morris, in 2017. RUX brings together Kentuckians...

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Wanted: Lawyers for Rural Amer...

Jul 6, 2019 by

April Simpson – After an early career modeling in Los Angeles and New York City, Furonda Brasfield returned home to pursue her...

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Disaster City Sees Storm Warni...

Jun 28, 2019 by

Instructor Richard Wier, left, advises New Jersey Transit Police Officer Juan Guallpa as he works to secure a dangling 1,200-pound...

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Why Is Illinois Hemorrhaging R...

Jun 27, 2019 by

Chicago and the rest of Illinois have lost population in recent years, partly because of a lack of economic and housing opportunities...

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Out of Order: Schools Quash Ta...

Jun 10, 2019 by

More students are using apps to have restaurant meals delivered to school, raising security and nutrition concerns. SILVER SPRING,...

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Budgeting for Asylum-Seekers C...

May 18, 2019 by

Tim Henderson – Tens of thousands of asylum-seekers from Central America are spreading out around the United States, straining...

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This City Might Give Homeless ...

May 6, 2019 by

Jerry Burton, 57, stands beside his tent in downtown Denver. A ballot question before Denver voters next week, an initiative called...

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Crank Up the A/C, Crank Up the...

Feb 19, 2019 by

Just as more people fly during the holidays and drive during rush hour, the demand for electricity peaks at predictable times....

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‘Pay to Move’ Attracts People ...

Jan 1, 2019 by

By Marsha Mercer – For decades, cities and states have tried to create jobs and boost their economies by luring out-of-state...

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The Mystery of Pittsburgh: How...

Dec 18, 2018 by

By Tim Henderson – Fewer people are living in Pittsburgh — 95,000 fewer than in 2000. But the remaining residents are growing...

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High-Immigration States Diverg...

Oct 28, 2018 by

Arizona, California, Florida and Texas all have large immigrant populations, so if the new citizenship question on the 2020 census...

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Few People Want to be Poll Wor...

Oct 22, 2018 by

Matt Vasilogambros – Local election officials are dealing with a myriad of issues ahead of November’s contentious midterms, not...

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As Students Head to Campus, Co...

Aug 27, 2018 by

Colleges are experiencing a slowdown in international enrollment. Sophie Quinton – As college students head back to school,...

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These Pills Could Be Next U.S....

Jul 18, 2018 by

Christine Vestal – The growing use of anti-anxiety pills reminds some doctors of the early days of the opioid crisis....

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To Make Schools Safer, Pennsyl...

Jun 29, 2018 by

Sophie Quinton – Camille Aponte walks with her son, Nelson Laboy, as he returns to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in...

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Amid DACA Uncertainty, States ...

Apr 25, 2018 by

By Matt Vasilogambros – OMAHA, Neb. — Dania Cervantes Ayala is the kind of nurse you want when you receive a life-changing...

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Why More School Districts Are ...

Apr 18, 2018 by

By Sophie Quinton – The public school in Campo, Colorado, hasn’t required all its students to come to class on Fridays for...

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