Kirk Siegler

Kirk Siegler appears in the following:

'Nobody Cares About Cairo': Residents of Shrinking River Town Fight To Bring It Back

Saturday, June 16, 2018

For Cairo, Ill., a former river port and manufacturing hub, economic troubles began with the decline in river trade. Now two more public housing buildings are scheduled to close.

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Many Korean Americans Skeptical Of President Trump's Meeting With Kim Jong Un

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

In Los Angeles, Korean Americans react to the results of the summit between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Initial enthusiasm has given way to questions and some skepticism, and a generational divide is apparent.

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Public Housing Crisis Threatens Illinois River Town's Existence

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

The fast-depopulating river town of Cairo in rural southern Illinois battles to stay viable. Residents say the federal government tried to push people out, rather than focus on reviving the economy.

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The Asian-American Voters Of Orange County

Saturday, June 02, 2018

Asian-Americans are the fastest growing demographic in the once tried-and-true Republican Orange County, Calif.

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How The Trump Administration's 'Zero Tolerance' Immigration Policy Is Playing Out In California

Friday, May 18, 2018

It's unclear whether the Trump administration's new "zero tolerance" policy at the border will have its intended effect of deterring illegal border crossings. Some in the San Diego area welcome the crackdown, believing lax immigration enforcement plagues the border lands.

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Ranchers Sour On Trump Administration Over Proposal To Bring Back Grizzly Bears

Friday, May 11, 2018

Some rural leaders in Washington state say they felt blindsided by a surprise decision to restart a grizzly reintroduction plan.

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After 3-Day Strike, University Of California's Service Workers Vow To Keep Fighting

Wednesday, May 09, 2018

Members of the system's biggest union are demanding the "respect of fair wages and fair treatment." They're set to return to work Thursday, hoping their protest had an impact.

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In Tijuana, Hundreds Of Asylum Seekers Await Entry Into The U.S.

Thursday, May 03, 2018

Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced on Wednesday that 35 more prosecutors and 18 more immigration judges will be rushed to the southwest border with Mexico to handle immigration cases.

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In Tijuana, Migrants Seeking Asylum In The U.S. Tell Harrowing Stories Of Crisis

Wednesday, May 02, 2018

U.S. Customs officials in Tijuana have begun processing some Central Americans from a caravan seeking asylum in the United States, despite strong condemnation of the migrants by President Trump.

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Hundreds Of Asylum Seekers Still Waiting At U.S. Border In Tijuana

Tuesday, May 01, 2018

Before the highly publicized caravan of Central American migrants arrived in Tijuana seeking asylum in the U.S., dozens of other asylum seekers had already been waiting in line at the border.

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Militia Leader Who Tried to Bomb a Remote Federal Cabin Pleads Guilty

Thursday, April 26, 2018

A Utah man who the government said tried to blow up a Bureau of Land Management cabin in Arizona has pleaded guilty in federal court in Salt Lake City.

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California Housing Crisis: Working But On The Brink Of Homelessness

Monday, April 16, 2018

In expensive West Coast cities like Los Angeles, there's a growing number of working people living on the margins — one crisis away from living on the streets due to soaring rents and housing prices.

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California Experiences An Alarming Spike In Homelessness

Monday, April 16, 2018

One factor is the growing number of working people living on the margins — one crisis away from homelessness due to soaring rents and housing prices.

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Conservative California Cities Revolt Against State's Anti-Trump Policies

Friday, April 06, 2018

In Southern California, there is a growing backlash against the state's resistance to the Trump administration on illegal immigration and other issues.

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Why The Iconic Marlboro Man Image Is Fading In The West

Thursday, March 29, 2018

A lot of cowboys built up a their stock on U.S. public lands. But today the number of actual independent cattlemen working on these lands is dropping.

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California County Faces Bitter Backlash Over Homeless Relocation Plans

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Orange County, Calif., is under federal court order to deal with a worsening homelessness crisis. But plans to set up new emergency shelters in affluent coastal communities face stiff opposition.

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Why Some Educators In New Mexico Are Calling For Teachers To Be Armed

Monday, March 12, 2018

A school shooting in rural New Mexico has opened a debate over whether teachers in schools in the town of Aztec should be armed.

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Months Before Fla. School Shooting, N.M. Deaths Got Little Notice

Monday, March 12, 2018

On Dec. 7, 2017, a gunman opened fire in a high school in rural New Mexico killing 2 students and himself. The act got little national attention which didn't go unnoticed in the town of Aztec.

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At An Idaho Ski Club, A Window Into A Bygone Era

Monday, February 19, 2018

Chic ski resorts may seem the natural destination for downhill enthusiasts. Years ago, North America sprouted many little volunteer-run ski clubs like Bald Mountain in Idaho.

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In Rural New Mexico, Ranchers Wage Their Battle Through The Courts

Thursday, February 08, 2018

Cliven Bundy is calling on other ranchers to rebel against the government after the collapse of a federal conspiracy case against him. But it's unclear how, or even if, other ranchers will respond.

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