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VA law prevents utility shutoffs in extreme circumstances; MI construction industry responds to a high number of worker suicides; 500,000 still without power or water in the Houston area; KY experts: Children, and babies at higher risk for heat illness.

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The House passes the SAVE Act, but fails to hold Attorney General Merrick Garland in inherent contempt of Congress, and a proposed federal budget could doom much-needed public services.

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Enticing remote workers to move is a new business strategy in rural America, Eastern Kentucky preservationists want to save the 20th century home of a trailblazing coal miner, and a rule change could help small meat and poultry growers and consumers.

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Friday, July 12, 2024

VA law prevents utility shutoffs in extreme circumstances

A new Virginia law protects residents from utility shutoffs in extreme weather. The law prevents utility company shutoffs when temperatures are at …

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Friday, July 12, 2024

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In response to an alarmingly high number of suicides among construction workers, Michigan's construction leaders have taken measures to tackle mental …

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The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency is awarding $271,000 in grants for environmental education projects across the state. The programs will …

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Major League Baseball's All-Star week kicks off tonight at Globe Life Field in Arlington with the Swingman Classic featuring 50 student athletes from …

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Environment   Wednesday, July 10, 2024

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Virginia's Marine Resources Commission is ending the winter blue crab harvest prohibition. Crabbing is permitted from March to the middle of …


Environment   Wednesday, July 10, 2024

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Wyoming's Wind River Canyon corridor turns 100 years old this year, and federal grant money will soon support a study on potential improvements…


Social Issues   Wednesday, July 10, 2024

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New Mexico advocacy groups are calling on New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham to cancel next week's special session where lawmakers are scheduled …


Environment   Wednesday, July 10, 2024

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Washington state has allocated nearly $1.5 million in grants to support local food systems and supply chains. The Washington State Department of …

Environment   Wednesday, July 10, 2024

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Three members of Nebraska's student-run climate advocacy organization Students for Sustainability were among the youngest participants at the recent C…

Health and Wellness   Friday, July 12, 2024

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North Carolina must increase its crisis response capacity for long-term success, according to a new report by the mental-health policy group …

Health and Wellness   Friday, July 12, 2024

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New York doctors are advising people how to stay healthy in the summer heat. Temperatures across the state will reach the high 80s and mid-90s in …

Social Issues   Friday, July 12, 2024

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Minnesotans this month have a chance to share their thoughts on how the state should distribute home energy rebates. With federal incentives coming …


Friday, July 12, 2024

Boosting ‘Hope’ about climate-change among NM's next generation play audio

New Mexico teachers educating young people about climate change don't want them to feel hopeless - and they've developed an educational curriculum to …

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Health and Wellness   Friday, July 12, 2024

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Health experts are urging residents to stay hydrated and stay out of the sun during peak periods, especially during the heat wave that is gripping …

   Thursday, July 11, 2024

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New Yorkers could see detrimental impacts from a proposed federal budget. The Republican Study Committee's proposed 2025 budget calls for sweeping …

Social Issues   Thursday, July 11, 2024

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Health and Wellness   Thursday, July 11, 2024

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A lending library for medical and mobility supplies opened in Sioux Falls just last fall and now its parent nonprofit is making moves to go mobile…

Social Issues   Thursday, July 11, 2024

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Colorado remains the eighth-least affordable state in the nation for housing, according to a new report from the National Low Income Housing …


Social Issues   Thursday, July 11, 2024

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The Michigan Supreme Court is set to reexamine the life without parole sentences of three men who have spent two decades in prison, convicted of …


Social Issues   Thursday, July 11, 2024

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Social Issues   Thursday, July 11, 2024

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Health and Wellness   Thursday, July 11, 2024

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Minnesota could see temperatures reach the 90s in the coming days and as residents try to stay hydrated, one health expert said consistency is key…

Health and Wellness   Thursday, July 11, 2024

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The heat is already making it hard for Texans this summer with most regions reporting triple digit temperatures for multiple days. The National …


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Often celebrated in popular culture, Wisconsin's relationship with alcohol continues to give way to troubling statistics that center around excessive …

 

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