Tuesday, November 30, 2021

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Minority-owned Southern businesses get back on their feet post-pandemic with a fund's help; President Biden says don't panic over the new COVID variant; and eye doctors gauge the risk of dying from COVID.

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U.S. Senate is back in session with a long holiday to-do list that includes avoiding a government shutdown; negotiations to revive the Iran Nuclear Deal resume; and Jack Dorsey resigns as CEO of Twitter.

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South Dakota foster kids find homes with Native families; a conservative group wants oil and gas reform; rural Pennsylvania residents object to planes flying above tree tops; and poetry debuts to celebrate the land.

Washington

Monday, November 29, 2021

Housing, Other Challenges Face WA Youth After Foster Care

SEATTLE - The holidays can be a tough time for young people who have aged out of the foster-care system. For young Washingtonians, housing is an …

Infrastructure Bill Includes Investments for NW Salmon Passage

SEATTLE -- The infrastructure bill recently passed by Congress is a boon not just for people. It also could help wildlife such as endangered salmon …


Support Staff Celebrated During American Education Week

SEATTLE -- This is American Education Week, and the celebration Wednesday focuses on education support professionals (ESPs). The work of ESPs in …

Front-Line Communities on Climate Action: First Step is "Stop the Harm"

SEATTLE, Wash. -- Communities dealing with the impacts of climate change in Washington state are watching legislation in Washington, D.C. closely…


As Pandemic Lingers, Tips for Safe Holiday Travel

SEATTLE -- As vaccination rates go up, people are more likely to be traveling this holiday season than they did last year, and a physician in Seattle …

Report: Crisis-Pregnancy Centers Giving Off "False Impression"

SEATTLE -- A new report investigates facilities that dissuade women from getting abortions. Known as crisis-pregnancy centers, the facilities have …


Report: Life Stress Can Lead to Fraud Susceptibility

SEATTLE - Scammers have upped their game during the pandemic. New research looks into who is most susceptible to falling victim to fraud. AARP …

Reconciliation Bill Includes Union-Friendly PRO Act Provisions

SEATTLE - Unions could get a boost under provisions currently included in the budget reconciliation package. The Biden administration has released …


White House Unveils Latest Climate Spending Proposal

SEATTLE -- President Joe Biden has released his latest proposal for the Build Back Better plan, which includes $555 billion in investments to address …

Biden Budget Includes Immigration Reform, But No Citizenship Pathway

SEATTLE -- The Biden administration has released a slimmed-down spending proposal that includes $100 billion for immigration reform. The latest …


Tribes Protest N-Reactor Project on Hanford Site

RICHLAND, Wash. -- An advanced nuclear reactor proposal at the Hanford site is spurring opposition from local tribes. The Confederated Tribes of the …

Measure in Congress Would Increase Home, Community Care Funding

SEATTLE -- Care providers for people in home and community settings are watching Congress closely as members consider part of the budget reconciliatio…


 

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