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Wednesday, June 7, 2023

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Lawmakers consider changes to Maine's Clean Election law, Florida offers a big no comment over "arranged" migrant flights to California, and the Global Fragility Act turns U.S. peacekeeping on its head.

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A bipartisan effort aims to preserve AM radio, the Human Rights Campaign declares a state of emergency for LGBTQ+ people, and the Atlanta City Council approves funding for a controversial police training center.

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Oregon may expand food stamp eligibility to some undocumented households, rural areas have a new method of accessing money for roads and bridges, and Tennessee's new online tool helps keep track of cemetery locations.

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Wednesday, June 7, 2023

Experts: Wildfire Risk Hurting CA Home Values, Increasing Insurance Costs

It is getting increasingly expensive to have a home on the edge of the woods in California, in terms of home value and insurance costs. A new study …

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Wednesday, June 7, 2023

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Grassroots organizations created to address gun violence are on the increase, in Indiana and across the country, in the wake of more mass shootings …

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Educator training programs in Georgia would not contain diversity, equity and inclusion terms, if the Georgia Professional Standards Commission …

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Lawmakers in Maine are considering legislation to allow candidates seeking county level offices to receive taxpayer funds under the Maine Clean Electi…

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Record-high demand has prompted the Ohio Association of Food Banks to request additional funding in the biennial budget to increase the capacity of fo…


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Longer sentences handed out for major crimes in Michigan and other states over the past few decades mean a larger portion of people in state and feder…


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The Biden administration has unveiled a plan to combat the rise in antisemitism across the U.S. In New York, Anti-Defamation League data finds …


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An initiative by the Hispanic Access Foundation aims to bridge the gap between land-management agencies and access to employment for Latinos and peopl…

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The Bureau of Land Management has announced a $161 million investment in wildlife habitat projects in 11 western states, and Montana is getting the …

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Social Issues   Wednesday, June 7, 2023

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Unions, environmental groups and other progressive organizations are leading the charge to reform California's referendum process, which allows …

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As Connecticut and the rest of the U.S. leave the COVID-19 pandemic behind, senior centers are welcoming back participants they have not seen in a …

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Environment   Tuesday, June 6, 2023

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In Arizona, telemedicine is now not only available for humans but also for people's beloved animals. Last month Governor Katie Hobbs signed Senate …

Environment   Tuesday, June 6, 2023

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Ruybal Fox Creek Ranch sits in a dramatic canyon in the foothills of southern Colorado's San Juan Mountains, right next to the Rio Grande National …


Health and Wellness   Tuesday, June 6, 2023

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North Dakota officials are urging people receiving health coverage through a key public program to stay on top of their renewal if they are still elig…


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Indiana ranks closer to the bottom of U.S. states where you will find healthy seniors living than the top, according to a new report. …

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The last day of school for Texas kids is typically one of elation, but for children in rural areas with high poverty rates, it also can mean …


Environment   Tuesday, June 6, 2023

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Virginia environmental advocates are not happy with the U.S. Supreme Court's recent decision on the Clean Water Act. The ruling in Sackett versus E-P-…

 

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