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PNS Daily News - October 1, 2014 


Our news today features several stories including: health leaders react as the first case of Ebola is confirmed in the United States; a report finds many children spending their days dangerously close to chemical facilities; and why a high-tech career change could mean more money in your pocket.

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PHOTO: Montana farmers and ranchers gathered in Bozeman to learn more about weeds, pests and other issues related to climate change. Cheatgrass (Bromus tectorum) thrives when temperatures and carbon dioxide levels rise. Photo courtesy of the U.S. Geological Survey.\
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
BOZEMAN, Mont. - Farmers and ranchers gathered in Bozeman on Tuesday night to learn about how climate change is affecting their livelihood, and what they can do to prepare for risks and manage them. Montana State University environmental sciences ...Read More
PHOTO: The U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's approval of a Liquefied Natural Gas Export Terminal in Calvert County is being challenged by community and environmental groups. Photo courtesy of U.S. Department of Energy.\
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
BALTIMORE - Reaction has been strong to federal approval of plans to build a liquefied natural gas export facility on Chesapeake Bay in Calvert County. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission gave the go-ahead to Dominion Resources on Monday night ...Read More
PHOTO: Ted Boettner, who heads the West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy, says economic growth remains weak in West Virginia, and energy extraction is moving to the northern part of the state. Photo courtesy West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy.\
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
CHARLESTON, W.Va. - West Virginia's economy is still weak, and much of the energy-extraction growth has shifted north, according to the annual State of Working West Virginia report. The southern coalfields continue to experience declining ...Read More
PHOTO: Farming can be a hazardous profession, but an annual report from Purdue University finds a continued downward trend in fatal accidents on Indiana farms. Photo credit: Jack Dykinga, U.S.Dept. of Agriculture.\
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
INDIANAPOLIS - Farming is becoming a safer profession in Indiana, and technology improvements may be the reason. Deaths reported at Indiana farming operations were down in 2013, according to the Indiana Farm Fatality Summary from Purdue University ...Read More
PHOTO: A new AARP Ohio Voter Guide provides information on the governor's race and all 16 Congressional races on the November ballot. Photo courtesy of AARP.\
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The election is slightly more than a month away, and a new resource is available that could help prevent voters from feeling left in the dark about the candidates' positions on important issues. AARP Ohio releases its 2014 Voter ...Read More