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Haitian communities vow to fight Trump moves to terminate legal status; also on the rundown; an update on the trial of an activist who shut down a pipeline; a new poll shows Americans want to talk turkey not politics, on Thanksgiving; and just ahead of Black Friday - Cyber Security an emerging toy-safety concern.

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Archive: September 8, 2015

The author of a book about faith and the death penalty, Mark Osler, will speak on the topic tonight in Lexington. Credit: University of St. Thomas.

LEXINGTON, Ky. - How people of faith square their religious beliefs with the death penalty - or not. Former prosecutor Mark Osler says that's one part of the debate over capital punishment that's too often discounted. He's bringing that message to Kentucky for tonight's Newman Foundation "Distin ...Read More

Tons of fresh, locally grown produce are finding their way to food shelves statewide as part of the Harvest Campaign from Minnesota FoodShare. Credit: Minnesota FoodShare.

ST. PAUL, Minn. – After months of labor, the harvest is bountiful in many home gardens across the state and a growing amount of that fresh produce is going to families in need. The Harvest Campaign from Minnesota FoodShare seeks to get locally grown produce and other healthy offerings to foo ...Read More

State Rep. Chris Taylor, D-Madison, has introduced legislation to restore Wisconsin's two-day waiting period for handgun purchases. Credit: Eric Tadsen

MADISON, Wis. – State Rep. Chris Taylor, a Madison Democrat, has introduced legislation that would reinstate Wisconsin's 48-hour waiting period for handgun purchases. In mid-June, Gov. Scott Walker signed legislation repealing the state's decades-long, two-day waiting period. Walker and th ...Read More

Supporters are gathering petitions for a 2016 ballot initiative to curb farm animal confinement in Massachusetts. Courtesy: Humane Society of the United States.

BOSTON - People who are concerned about animal cruelty are hitting the streets gathering support for a 2016 Ballot Initiative to curb farm animal confinement in Massachusetts. Rob Halpin, director of public relations with MSPCA-Angell, says the majority of people, in the Commonwealth and the natio ...Read More

About 50 community groups joined local immigrants for a summit at Westchester Community College on the effects and needs of the growing immigrant community. Courtesy: New York Immigration Coalition

NEW YORK - As we head into fall, more than 200 immigrants and representatives from advocacy groups spent one of the final days of summer at a summit, addressing the impacts and needs of Westchester's rapidly-growing immigrant population. Steven Choi, executive director with the New York Immigrati ...Read More

One billionaire used the LLC loophole to pour $4.3 million into campaigns in the last political cycle. Credit: Seemann/morguefile.com

ALBANY, N.Y. - The settlement of a lawsuit may start to close a loophole in New York's campaign finance law. The suit was brought by the state Board of Elections' independent enforcement counsel. It challenges campaign contributions made under a 1996 Board of Elections ruling that allows limited-li ...Read More

The stock market's wild swings and record drop in August are being cited as reasons for Congress not to consider even partial privatization of Social Security. Credit: MarhsallN20/Wikimedia Commons

CONCORD, N.H. - Many Granite Staters will be keeping a watchful eye as the stock market gets back into action today and some say recent record drops in the market spotlight the dangers of even partially privatizing Social Security. William Anderson, president with Anderson Financial Services in Ca ...Read More

A new Colorado State University analysis says most Coloradans are paying higher tax bills today than they would have had TABOR not been enacted. Credit: traveler1116/iStockphoto.

DENVER - More than 80 percent of Coloradans are paying more in property taxes now than they would have if the Taxpayer Bill of Rights had never passed according to a new study by Colorado State University. Phyllis Resnick, an economist and lead author of the report, says TABOR has made mill levie ...Read More

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