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Push To Transfer Federal Lands To States Has Sportsmen On Edge

Thu, 01/05/2017 - 4:00am

Wyoming has become a flash point in the debate over whether federal public lands should be turned over to states. Sportsmen are worried they'll lose access to the lands if states are forced to sell.

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Blind Art Lovers Make The Most Of Museum Visits With 'InSight' Tours

Thu, 01/05/2017 - 3:58am

"Sight isn't the only pathway to understand art," says Carol Wilson of the Smithsonian American Art Museum. There, specially trained docents lead tours using sound, description — and even touch.

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To Save ACA, Obama Strategizes With Hill Dems

Wed, 01/04/2017 - 11:39am

President Obama heads to Capitol Hill on Wednesday to talk to Democrats about how to protect the Affordable Care Act from being dismantled by Republicans.

Obama Meeting May Energize Democrats Going In To Battle Over Obamacare

Wed, 01/04/2017 - 7:26am

The president will strategize with congressional Democrats about defending the Affordable Care Act. David Greene talks to Rep. Joseph Crowley of New York, who chairs the House Democratic Caucus.

Back In Session, Congress Focuses On Affordable Care Act

Wed, 01/04/2017 - 7:21am

Donald Trump and Republican leaders have promised to repeal and replace the law. Rachel Martin talks to Republican Rep. Marsha Blackburn of Tennessee, vice-chair of the Trump transition team.

House Speaker Ryan Confused By Teen's Dance Move

Wed, 01/04/2017 - 5:31am

Rep. Roger Marshall of Kansas was being sworn in on Tuesday by House Speaker Paul Ryan. Marshall's son was in the camera shot dabbing. You may know the dance move. Paul Ryan didn't.

Police Warn Bangor, Maine, Culprits To Clean Off Snowy Cars

Wed, 01/04/2017 - 5:15am

Police are using a 1970's classic rock song to get people to be safer on the roads. One officer wrote on his Facebook page that it would be a better fit if the song was called "Blinded by the White."




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