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The Supreme Court throws out a Trump-era ban on gun bump stocks; a look at how social media algorithms and Shakespearian villains have in common; and states receive federal funding to clean up legacy mine pollution.

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The Supreme Court for now protects access to abortion drug mifepristone, while Senate Republicans block a bill protecting access to in-vitro fertilization. Wisconsin's Supreme Court bans mobile voting sites, and colleges deal with funding cuts as legislatures target diversity programs.

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As summer nears, America's newest and largest international dark sky sanctuary beckons, rural job growth is up, but full recovery remains elusive, rural Americans living in prison towns support a transition, while birth control is more readily available in rural areas.

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Friday, June 14, 2024

Cover crops: A mighty force for land health, with room for growth

When Minnesota farmers watch their crops grow this summer, some will monitor land that has better soil health. It's because of a fairly popular …

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Friday, June 14, 2024

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Members of the Nebraska Santee Sioux Tribe hope a solution to their five-year water ordeal may be on the way. Their tap water has been unusable for …

Friday, June 14, 2024

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Local election administrators have new guidance from Wisconsin's highest court on alternative early voting sites. A political expert says the timing …

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The Supreme Court is expected to rule any day now on two cases that could allow judges to more easily overrule federal agencies, which could have big …

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Health and Wellness   Thursday, June 13, 2024

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The Food and Drug Administration has advised makers of the COVID-19 vaccine to formulate the next dosage to fight the JN.1 strain of the virus…


Social Issues   Thursday, June 13, 2024

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Full-time LGBTQ+ workers make about 90 cents for every dollar earned by the average worker in the U.S. Today is LGBTQ+ Equal Pay Awareness Day…


Environment   Wednesday, June 12, 2024

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About 1.6 million acres of Great Plains grasslands were destroyed in 2021 alone, according to a recent report, an area the size of Delaware. One …


Social Issues   Wednesday, June 12, 2024

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Help is available for people looking to break out of a low-wage, "go-nowhere" job because the nonprofit Merit America is expanding its training …

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The University of Wyoming is scrambling to address a major funding cut state legislators passed in a footnote to the state budget. During this …

Social Issues   Wednesday, June 12, 2024

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Federal student loan interest rates have surged to their highest levels in over a decade, posing yet another challenge for Missouri students and …

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Summer temperatures are one more reason for concern by environmental groups about the nuclear waste stored along the Great Lakes. There are three …

Health and Wellness   Wednesday, June 12, 2024

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A North Carolina woman is highlighting how important knowing your family history can be in matters of the heart. According to the American Heart …


Wednesday, June 12, 2024

NH leads in child well-being but chronic absence rates lower test scores play audio

New Hampshire ranks first in the nation for overall child well-being but trauma and pandemic-related learning loss continue to impact students…

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Environment   Wednesday, June 12, 2024

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Walk through a store or schools, and there's a chance the overhead lighting will come from long fluorescent tubes. Minnesota is taking steps to phase …

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Hurricane season is here, and conservationists are shining a light on the role salt marshes play in protecting coastal North Carolina communities…

Social Issues   Friday, June 14, 2024

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Environment   Friday, June 14, 2024

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The City of Boston has been awarded nearly $10 million in federal funding to help build a Climate-Ready Workforce. More than 1,000 people will …

Environment   Friday, June 14, 2024

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West Virginia will receive $140 million to clean up legacy pollution in regions decimated by decades of coal mining. The money is part of $725 …


Environment   Friday, June 14, 2024

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Close to 200 events are planned now through Sunday at California state parks for the third annual State Parks Week. The events advance Gov. Gavin …


Environment   Thursday, June 13, 2024

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Environment   Thursday, June 13, 2024

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Social Issues   Thursday, June 13, 2024

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Legislation in Connecticut could help reduce the ongoing child care workforce shortage Reports show some 40,000 child care positions unfilled…

Social Issues   Thursday, June 13, 2024

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Half of Americans go to work every day in the service industry, doing clerical work or in construction and other manual labor jobs but fewer than 2% …


Social Issues   Thursday, June 13, 2024

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The age of both presidential front-runners has drawn extra attention in this year's race and meanwhile, North Dakota voters this week embraced …

 

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