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    PNS Daily News - June 30, 20160 


    Among the stories on our nationwide rundown; holiday travelers brace for stepped up security at airports; Vermont's new GMO law changes labels in California and around the nation; and Yellowstone Park Rangers have some long holiday weekend advice.

Public News Service - Colorado

Twenty-two clinical support staff in Colorado have been selected to receive $175,000 in 2016 to pay off health-related student loan debt. (Colorado Community Health Network)

DENVER – Twenty-two nurses, dental hygienists and other clinical support staff in Colorado have been selected to receive $175,000 to pay off health related student loan debt. The program, funded by Kaiser Permanente Colorado and managed by the Colorado Community Health Network, aims to addre...Read More

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En Colorado, 22 integrantes del personal de apoyo en clínicas familiares fueron seleccionados para recibir $175,000, para amortizar el préstamo que pidieron para pagar estudiar sus carreras. (Colorado Community Health Network)

DENVER – Veintidós miembros de apoyo de la red de clínicas de primer contacto, fueron seleccionados este año para recibir de manos de Kaiser Permanente Colorado un total de 170 mil dólares de financiamiento para amortizar sus deudas de estudios, a través de una do...Read More

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Colorado families could save more than $1,400 a year in electricity costs under the Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Power Plan. (Pixabay)

DENVER – Colorado families could save more than $1,400 a year in electricity costs under the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan, according to a new report by the Georgia Institute of Technology. Marilyn Brown, the report's lead author, says without any changes in the wa...Read More

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Eleven companies, including three operating in Colorado, were responsible for 49 percent of U.S. methane emissions in 2014. (Curraheeshutter/iStockphoto)

DENVER -- A new report from the Center for American Progress has identified the top 11 companies responsible for nearly half of all methane pollution in the United States. Methane is 87 times more potent than carbon dioxide at trapping heat in the atmosphere. Sara Loflin, executive director of the ...Read More

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Members of Colorado's immigrant community have denounced the U.S. Supreme Court's tie vote on Thursday as another setback to immigration reform. (FireAtDusk/iStockphoto)

DENVER -- Members of Colorado's immigrant community gathered on Thursday afternoon to denounce the U.S. Supreme Court's new ruling on immigration policy. The 4-4 tie vote allows an appeals-court decision to stand, blocking President Obama's executive actions on immigration. The president's "deferr...Read More

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Once empresas, entre las que están tres que operan en Colorado, fueron responsables del 49 por ciento de todas las emisiones de gas del país, en 2014. (Curraheeshutter/iStockphoto)

Un nuevo reporte del Centro por el Progreso Americano (Center for American Progress) ha identificado las once compañías con mayor responsabilidad por casi la mitad de la contaminación por metano, en los Estados Unidos. El metano es 87 veces más potente que el dióxido de carb...Read More

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A federal judge has struck down the Bureau of Land Management's fracking rules, saying that the president overstepped his authority. (Zhengzaishuru/iStockphoto)

DENVER – In a blow to the Obama administration's environmental agenda, a federal judge has struck down the Bureau of Land Management's fracking rules, saying that the president overstepped his authority. The judge ruled late Tuesday that the agency needs permission from Congress to regulate f...Read More

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Raising SNAP or food-stamp benefits would lead to healthier diets for low-income families, according to a new report. (Pixabay)

DENVER -- Giving low-income families a little more money to spend on food would lead to healthier meals and free up funds for other necessities such as housing and transportation, according to new research. Increasing SNAP or food-stamp benefits by $30 per person per month also would help families ...Read More

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