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Minnesota public safety agencies reeling from weekend tragedy; Speaker Johnson faces critical decision on Ukraine aid; Public comment sought on proposal to limit growth in health-care costs; MS postal union workers voice concerns about understaffing, mail delays.

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Truckers for Trump threaten to strike over his massive civil fine for business fraud in New York City. Biden wants Norfolk Southern held accountable one year after an Ohio derailment and dangerous chemical spill and faith leaders call for peace in the Israel-Hamas war.

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Drones over West Texas aim to improve rural healthcare, the Ogallala Aquifer, the backbone of High Plains agriculture, is slowly disappearing and federal money is headed to growers of wool and cotton.

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Group advocates for better transit options in rural Utah

A coalition of Utah stakeholders is launching the "Campaign for Public Transit in the 435," which will aim to bring better forms of transit to those w…

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Voters from Arizona and across the West say a public official's position on conservation will be an important factor when deciding who to support in t…

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Farming trend researchers are poring over new federal data that only come around every five years. The latest information helps some organizations …

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Around 30% of Ohio students are chronically absent from school, but in one district, a long-term partnership with the juvenile court system has …

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Social Issues   Monday, February 19, 2024

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Food shelves across Minnesota continue to adapt to record demand, that isn't showing any immediate signs of slowing down. This month, Hunger …


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New legislation under consideration by Kentucky lawmakers would allow police to confiscate guns from people whose family members are concerned about t…


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Nevada conservationists held a webinar to discuss the protection of Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge near the Nevada-California border from propos…

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Virginia child advocates are calling on state lawmakers to improve school funding. The concern grew when several bills focused on building up school …

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A new online tool is helping community groups in Boston ensure all neighborhoods reap the benefits from urban tree canopies. The Tree Equity Score …

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The risk first responders face is getting renewed focus following the fatal shooting of two police officers and a paramedic in Minnesota. Amid …

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West Virginia House delegates passed a bill this week that would allow raw milk products from farmers to be sold directly to consumers. Maria Moles…


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Health plan premiums and deductibles have risen sharply in recent years - so the state Office of Health Care Affordability is proposing to limit growt…

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Health and Wellness   Tuesday, February 20, 2024

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New York disability rights advocates are working to break barriers in numerous legislative areas, including those in transportation, housing…

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Kentucky saw a 48% reduction in child victims of maltreatment from 2018 to 2022, according to the latest federal data. However, child abuse and …

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Postal service staffing shortages across the United States, including in rural areas of Mississippi, are being cited as one of the reasons for mail …

Environment   Monday, February 19, 2024

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The founder of the Baltimore Compost Collective wants Baltimore to ditch trash incineration, fight climate change and grow healthier food. Marvin …


Environment   Monday, February 19, 2024

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By Naoki Nitta for Civil Eats.Broadcast version by Suzanne Potter for California News Service reporting for the Solutions Journalism Network-Public Ne…


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New Hampshire lawmakers are requesting state education officials improve students' understanding of the climate crisis and better prepare them for a g…

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Reintroduced federal legislation aims to preserve Maine's iconic, working waterfronts still recovering from recent powerful storms. Strong winds and …


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This coming Thursday, a new task force will meet to advance discussions about boosting teacher recruitment and retention in North Dakota. The panel …

 

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