Tuesday, January 18, 2022

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The pandemic compelled many teachers to integrate new technology into lesson plans, increasing the risks excessive screen time can pose to students; and there's a push in New Mexico to address LGBTQ issues.

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The King Day holiday is marked with calls for voting rights reform; U.S. airlines warn of disruptions from 5G mobile phone signals; and a bipartisan trip reaffirms U.S. commitment to Ukraine.

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New website profiles missing and murdered Native Americans; more support for young, rural Minnesotans who've traded sex for food, shelter, drugs or alcohol; more communities step up to solve "period poverty;" and find your local gardener - Jan. 29 is National Seed Swap Day.

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Tuesday, January 18, 2022

MLK "Marade" Spotlights Drive to Protect Voting Rights

As Democrats in Congress struggle to get enough votes to pass new federal voter protections, Denver's annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day "Marade" - a …

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Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Today, the day after the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, comes a chance to put our ideals into action on the sixth annual National Day of Racial …

Tuesday, January 18, 2022

A new report analyzes the economic effects of a changing climate on Idaho. It's the first to look at state-specific circumstances. Katherine Himes …

Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Volunteer Advanced Practice Registered Nurses serve North Carolina's most vulnerable communities, yet many say the state's supervising physician …

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Health and Wellness   Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Statistics show thanks to the pandemic, Americans are now glued to their digital devices an average of 13 hours a day, up from 7 or 8 hours a day …


Health and Wellness   Tuesday, January 18, 2022

As many Virginia schools pivot back to temporary virtual learning, some students are spending more time in front of screens. In response, the …


Environment   Tuesday, January 18, 2022

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is accepting public comments through the end of this month regarding a proposal which would sharply reduce m…


Environment   Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Connecticut has secured its first National Estuarine Research Reserve along part of the state's Long Island Sound. Conservationists applaud the news …

Social Issues   Tuesday, January 18, 2022

A ballot initiative in Missouri is seeking to change the way statewide elections are run. Currently, in the Show-Me State, there are party primaries …

Environment   Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Proposed legislation would end subsidies for wood-burning power plants in Massachusetts by removing biomass as an eligible fuel source for the Commonw…

Social Issues   Tuesday, January 18, 2022

New Mexico's short, 30-day legislative session starts today with a focus on budget issues. Nonetheless, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer …

Health and Wellness   Tuesday, January 18, 2022

High volumes and tech glitches have led to an extended deadline for Kentuckians to secure health coverage on the state's marketplace, 'kynect.gov.' …


Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Conservation Groups Scrutinize Monongahela Timber-Harvest Proposal

A U.S. Forest Service timber-harvest proposal in Pocahontas County has conservation groups worried about potential harmful impacts to endangered …

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Social Issues   Tuesday, January 18, 2022

New research suggests Tennessee's system for rating a teacher's effectiveness by observing them in the classroom may not be equitable - at a time when…

Environment   Tuesday, January 18, 2022

The hunting of gray wolves from Yellowstone National Park has set off alarm bells for wildlife-related businesses in the region. Thirty businesses …

Social Issues   Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Social Issues   Tuesday, January 18, 2022

New state and county data show among Michigan's youngest children, there are gaps and disparities in access to crucial health, nutritional and …

Social Issues   Monday, January 17, 2022

The cost of legal help can be out of reach for many Arizonans, creating "legal deserts" in rural areas and marginalized communities. But a new type …


Social Issues   Monday, January 17, 2022

Colleges and universities typically provide in-person programming and supports to strengthen bonds between students and build a sense of community…


Social Issues   Monday, January 17, 2022

Environment   Monday, January 17, 2022

Social Issues   Monday, January 17, 2022

The quest for greater racial equity in the Northwest is in the spotlight today on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and it's part of the mission of one …

Social Issues   Monday, January 17, 2022

Advocates for New Yorkers with disabilities are calling on state lawmakers to take action on policies that would raise earnings for home-care workers…


Social Issues   Monday, January 17, 2022

Today, activists in Little Rock host a "drive-through" interfaith prayer breakfast on Martin Luther King Junior Day, to honor the legacy of the civil-…

 

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