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Ignored by Alaska Reps, Tribes Come to Washington to Protect ANWR

WASHINGTON – Standing outside the Capitol, leaders of an Alaskan tribe said Tuesday they are “fighting for our way of life” that is threatened by new planned drilling in the Coastal Plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and pleaded with Democrats to stop it....

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Getting to Know the New Normal for U.S. College Students

WASHINGTON -- Demographics are changing in America, especially on college campuses. Today’s college students are likely to be older than in past years, working full- or part-time, and possibly a parent. They are more diverse in race and income level. Enrollment on...

Rising Debt is Crushing Students: What Should We Do About It?

WASHINGTON-Daniel Grimes hits the streets of George Washington University to talk student debt and the rising cost of tuition. Afterwards, he sits down with Colleen Campbell from the Center for American Progress to talk solutions.  

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In West Virginia: More Jobs, Fewer People

In West Virginia: More Jobs, Fewer People

WEST VIRGINIA'S employment numbers have risen thanks to more coal, natural gas and construction projects, but young people say they need more diverse career options in order to stay in the state.   According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' latest report on...

VIDEO: Organizations host hiking event to diversify Rock Creek Park

The Rock Creek Conservancy and Ambreen Tariq, the founder of Brown People Camping partnered on an event focused on diversifying the use of the park’s 3.5-mile fall foliage. Tariq and members of Brown People Camping led newcomers on a hike through Rock Creek Park’s beautiful parkland and supplied first-time hikers with boots provided by Merrell footwear.

President Trump’s FERC nominee refused demand of Senate Democrats

WASHINGTON – A nominee for the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Thursday sidestepped Senate Democrats’ request to recuse himself from voting on energy pricing policies he helped draft as a senior Energy Department official. FERC nominee, Bernard McNamee is a...

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Church of the Epiphany weaves work of art for National Homeless Week

WASHINGTON -- The fence in front of downtown Washington’s Church of the Epiphany became a work of art Wednesday, covered in strips of fabric by passersby as part of an effort to help those who have a home think about those who don’t. Organizers of the art project—...

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