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Avalanche of Local ICE Detainer Limits Underscores Need for Federal Policy Reform

Jul 25, 2014

July 25, 2014 - Across the United States, county after county continues to alter policies to limit compliance with immigration detainers because of constitutional concerns. A spate of federal rulings found that detainers were not mandatory, so local of...

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FOX40
Rambuctious River Otters At State Fair

Jul 25, 2014
Rambuctious River Otters At State Fair

Darren spends some time at the Beach Buddies Exhibit.


FOX40
Brides Against Breast Cancer Gown Sale

Jul 25, 2014
Brides Against Breast Cancer Gown Sale

Sabrina Rodriguez chats with Katie Posivak, Brides Against Breast Cancer, to find out about their nationwide tour of gowns.


FOX40
Tree Circus at California State Fair

Jul 25, 2014
Tree Circus at California State Fair

Darren Peck climbs the trees inside the Tree Circus at the California State Fair.


FOX40
Governor Brown Headed to Mexico, So What?

Jul 25, 2014
Governor Brown Headed to Mexico, So What?

Paul Robins talks to FOX40 Political Analyst Gary Dietrich about Governor Jerry Brown’s upcoming trip to Mexico and what it mean for Californians.

FOX40′s Stefanie Cruz will be in Mexico with the Governor, and will be doing reports during FOX40 …


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House Majority Votes to Harm Millions of Citizen and Latino Children

Jul 25, 2014

WASHINGTON July 25, 2014 - The conservative-led U.S. House of Representatives voted Friday to deny the refundable portion of the Child Tax Credit (CTC) to as many as 5.5 million children — children who are mostly U.S. citizens and Latino — while permanently expanding the tax credit for higher income households.

The vote came in...

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Meat Plant Previously Passing USDA Audits Now Implicated in Chinese Food Safety Scandal

Jul 25, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. July 25, 2014 - In light of the recent scandal in China involving Shanghai Husi Foods Company consumer advocacy organization Food & Water Watch has sent a letter to U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack asking him to stop all activities that would pave the way for China to export...

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Legal Petition to EPA: Protect People, Wildlife From Dangerous Chemicals in PVC Plastic

Jul 25, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, July 24, 2014 — The Center for Biological Diversity filed a legal petition today urging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to protect people, wildlife and the environment from toxic and carcinogenic chemicals found in polyvinyl chloride (PVC), the same material once common in household plumbing. If successful, the petition will require that...

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Nearly one-third of hourly workers nationwide earn less than $10.10 an hour

Jul 25, 2014

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., July 23, 2014 — Among all employees nationally, 56 percent are hourly workers, and 32 percent of these, or more than 21 million, earn less than $10.10 per hour, according to University of Virginia researchers in the Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service's Demographics Research Group.

This finding and others related to low-wage...

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Court Decision Allowing Antibiotics in Animal Feed Puts Public Health at Risk

Jul 25, 2014

July 24, 2014 - Today, the U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals denied an appeal that would require the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to end the use of penicillin and tetracyclines in animal feed unless drug manufacturers can prove such use is safe. The decision was made despite overwhelming scientific evidence linking the...

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