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December 2, 2022 7 a.m.

Bits n’ pieces from east, west and beyond

The difference between the 2007 Great Recession and the 2020 Covid Recession: it took 75 months to recover from the private sector jobs lost in the Great Recession, according to the Economic Policy Institute. The Covid Recession recovery took 28 months, due to a more vigorous federal response.

December 2, 2022 7 a.m.

Groups say wolf hunting, trapping regs are unlawful

WildEarth Guardians and Project Coyote sued the State of Montana, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks, and the Fish and Wildlife Commission because the state’s extreme anti-wolf hunting and trapping policies violate the law.

November 18, 2022 7 a.m.

Bits n’ pieces from east, west and beyond

Presidents who voluntarily testified in front of Congress include Abraham Lincoln, Woodrow Wilson, William Howard Taft, Theodore Roosevelt, Gerald Ford and Harry Truman.

November 11, 2022 7 a.m.

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It’s often the case that the president’s party does poorly in the mid-term elections, but the Nov. 8 outcome has been a big question mark.

November 4, 2022 7 a.m.

Sen. Cuffe touts Brown's qualifications for high court

James Brown will be a good partner for Justice Jim Rice, who recently wrote the dissenting opinion on the Election Integrity Laws that were put on hold by a Supreme Court split vote.

November 4, 2022 7 a.m.

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Researchers for Food and Water Watch say data–sourced info makes it plain most U.S. sourced gas goes to the highest bidder, to attain higher corporate profits. That drives up the price of domestic gas when near-record levels of U.S. gas are exported.

October 21, 2022 7 a.m.

Bits n’ pieces from east, west and beyond

CEO pay is now 399 times that of the average worker, according to the Economic Policy Institute.

October 10, 2022 7 a.m.

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To avoid a global recession, the Federal Reserve needs to stop raising interest rates, the United Nations recently stated.

October 7, 2022 7 a.m.

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The United Nation’s recent annual ranking of nations placed the U.S. 41st.

September 16, 2022 7 a.m.

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Trump told his MAGA fans it was “the most vicious, hateful and divisive speech ever delivered by an American president.”