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Former President Donald J. Trump first ever to face federal charges in 7 count indictment; the Supreme Court strikes down Alabama's Congressional Maps; Canadian wildfires affect the health of humans and wildlife.

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The Supreme Court upholds a key provision of the Voting Rights Act over Alabama redistricting, smoky skies could spell EPA trouble for some states, and President Biden calls on Congress to pass LGBTQ+ protections.

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Rural communities launch projects with funds from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, a study says rural transgender adults feel less supported than those in urban areas, and a summer road trip could mean majestic scenic byways or a sprinkling of donut shops.

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Friday, June 9, 2023

Texas Assumes Leadership of Houston's Largest School District

Parents and educators in the Houston Independent School District said they are all for improving schools but do not believe a state takeover by an une…

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Friday, June 9, 2023

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The U.S. Supreme Court upheld a lower-court ruling on a 5-to-4 vote Thursday, deciding Alabama's 2022 congressional maps violated the Voting Rights …

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As smoke from Canadian wildfires blankets New York and much of the East Coast, it's causing a wide range of health effects - and not just for people…

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Most Illinois residents will soon be paying the one-percent state sales tax on their groceries again. Governor JB Pritzker's temporary tax relief is …

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Social Issues   Friday, June 9, 2023

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Community volunteers in New Hampshire are turning unwanted firearms into garden tools as part of a nationwide effort to reduce gun violence. Under …


Environment   Friday, June 9, 2023

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The Bureau of Land Management has announced a $161 million investment in habitat and wildland restoration projects in 11 western states. Alaska is …


Environment   Friday, June 9, 2023

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By Elizabeth Hewitt for Reasons to be Cheerful.Broadcast version by Mike Moen for Minnesota News Connection reporting for the Solutions Journalism Net…


Social Issues   Friday, June 9, 2023

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To fight such pressing issues as housing shortages and increasing crime rates in cities across the country, many of the nation's mayors are taking …

Health and Wellness   Friday, June 9, 2023

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As part of Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month, mental-health advocates in Iowa are sharing information about Alzheimer's and say two new drugs …

Social Issues   Friday, June 9, 2023

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Gov. Spencer Cox has announced a statewide initiative to increase awareness of the Affordable Connectivity Program, which aims to get more Utahns …

Social Issues   Thursday, June 8, 2023

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This week, four advocacy groups have filed an amicus brief in a case before the California Supreme Court involving allegations of elder abuse and the …

Environment   Thursday, June 8, 2023

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The New York State Senate has passed the HEAT Act, which now goes to the Assembly. The legislation aims to phase out gas-line extension allowances…


Thursday, June 8, 2023

Biden Reveals Nation's First Plan to Combat Antisemitism play audio

As hostility toward Jewish people continues to spike in Arizona and nationally, the Biden administration has issued a National Strategy to Counter …

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Social Issues   Thursday, June 8, 2023

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The upcoming Juneteenth holiday marks the kickoff of a new wealth building grant program for Black residents who are decedents of slavery in a few nor…

Environment   Thursday, June 8, 2023

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As more research emerges about the chemicals known as per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, government agencies are faced with the task of figuring …

Social Issues   Thursday, June 8, 2023

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Health and Wellness   Thursday, June 8, 2023

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This week, Gov. Joe Lombardo vetoed Senate Bill 239, which would have allowed medical aid in dying in Nevada. The bill would have given mentally …

Environment   Thursday, June 8, 2023

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An experimental nuclear technology project slated for testing in Idaho is raising concerns about the potential for nuclear weapons proliferation…


Environment   Thursday, June 8, 2023

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The Bureau of Land Management has auctioned off another 10,000 acres of New Mexico public lands to the oil and gas industry, despite a local rally …


Environment   Thursday, June 8, 2023

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Environment   Thursday, June 8, 2023

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Environment   Thursday, June 8, 2023

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By Liam Jackson for Great Lakes Echo.Broadcast version by Brett Peveto for Michigan News Connection with support from the Solutions Journalism Network…

Social Issues   Thursday, June 8, 2023

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Tasks like packing a suitcase for summer travel may be difficult for some Illinois children. Experts said parents and caregivers can help kids over …


Social Issues   Wednesday, June 7, 2023

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Amid recent reports of high stress and loneliness among college students, a Nebraska community college has a program focused on community building …

 

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