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Colleges see big drop in foreign-language enrollment; Kentucky advocates say it's time to bury medical debt; Young Farmers in Michigan hope the new farm bill will include key benefits regarding land access.

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The White House presses for supplemental Ukraine aid. Leaders condemn antisemitic attacks during Gaza ceasefire protests. Despite concerns about the next election, one Arizona legal expert says courts generally side with voters and democracy.

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Congress has iced the Farm Bill, but farmer advocates argue some portions are urgent, the Hoosier State is reaping big rewards from wind and solar, and opponents react to a road through Alaska's Brooks Range, long a dream destination for hunters and anglers.

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Tuesday, December 5, 2023

CA Tribes press to protect more land at White House Tribal Nations Summit

California tribes are headed to the White House Tribal Nations Summit tomorrow, where they will ask Congress and the Biden administration to create …

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A new report shows Maine is exceeding the home-heating goals set forth in its ambitious four-year climate plan to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions…

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It's estimated that one in three Kentuckians struggles to pay medical bills, and the issue continues to be a driving factor in personal bankruptcy …

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Government accountability groups want increased transparency in New York criminal court decisions. This comes after a new report finds only 6% of …

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Social Issues   Tuesday, December 5, 2023

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By India Gardener / Broadcast version by Nadia Ramlagan reporting for the Kent State-Ohio News Connection Collaboration. According to Attorney …


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Senate lawmakers are soon expected to vote on the Modernizing Opioid Treatment Access Act, legislation introduced this year by Republican Sen…


Health and Wellness   Tuesday, December 5, 2023

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A new program in Utah wants to help first responders learn to recognize and work through their traumatic life events through horsemanship. This …


Health and Wellness   Tuesday, December 5, 2023

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A coalition of Nevada groups is behind a statewide effort to make Nevada an Employment First state. That would align the state with a U.S. Labor …

Social Issues   Tuesday, December 5, 2023

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Fewer college students are taking foreign language courses, and a new report warns this could affect how well students are prepared for a globalized …

Environment   Tuesday, December 5, 2023

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Young Farmers in Michigan hope the new Farm Bill will include key benefits regarding land access so they can continue to pursue farming passionately…

Social Issues   Tuesday, December 5, 2023

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Today is International Volunteer Day, a celebration of the work people offer to support the causes they care for. Nonprofits across the country rely …

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By Caleb Bedillion for The Marshall Project.Broadcast version by Danielle Smith for Mississippi News Connection reporting for the Marshall Project-Pub…


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The importance of 'shopping local' for sustainable NC business growth play audio

Small Business Saturday has come and gone and the North Carolina Sustainable Business Council urged people to keep "shopping local" this season…

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Social Issues   Monday, December 4, 2023

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Gun-safety advocates in New Hampshire are urging Gov. Chris Sununu to back policies proven to reduce gun violence following a series of deadly …

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A new report from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau found the repayment process for federal student loans has been filled with errors…

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Social Issues   Monday, December 4, 2023

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A lawsuit challenging Wisconsin's collective near-total bargaining ban for most public workers is by some seen as a way to bolster the state's beleagu…

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As the 2023 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Dubai wraps up, Democratic lawmakers and clean-air advocates are calling on the Environmental …


Environment   Monday, December 4, 2023

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NASA-funded research using satellites to study atmospheric nitrogen will examine how different farming approaches affect greenhouse gas emissions…


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Environment   Monday, December 4, 2023

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A handful of Iowa's biggest cities has been awarded $3 million to work on solutions to climate change at the local level. The climate pollution …

Environment   Monday, December 4, 2023

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Xcel Energy says its latest proposal before the Public Utilities Commission will help Colorado reach it's clean energy goals - by adding more wind and…


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The number of people in Wyoming who don't know where their next meal will come from is on the rise, according to new U.S. Department of Agriculture …

 

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