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Giuliani says Trump will likely start preparing for a sit-down with Robert Mueller. Also on the rundown: A new report says SNAP changes would require a massive expansion of bureaucracy; and in the West, there's a win for sage grouse.

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Archive: December 7, 2006

Bozeman, MT - Most public comments on the Gallatin National Forest travel plan indicate Montanans want to keep it simple and traditional, protecting places like the Crazies and the Bridger Mountains as natural, quiet wilderness areas. They also show overwhelming support for traditional travel uses, ...Read More

Denver, CO - About 75 percent of mines end up polluting water resources to a greater degree than the predicted amounts established during their original permitting processes. That's the finding of a two-year study that compares predicted pollution levels to the actual amounts of water contamination. ...Read More

Boston, MA - Human services providers say people with disabilities and workers who care for them are still in bad shape, even after Governor Romney restored a fraction of his budget cuts last week. Romney gave back about 10 percent of the $425 million cut after being pressured by health executives. ...Read More

Des Moines, IA - When you're Christmas shopping this year, consider how much of what you buy ends up in a landfill. Amy Horst with Metro Waste Authority says significant amounts of boxes, packing material and wrapping paper gets thrown in the trash after the presents are opened. "We definitely en ...Read More

St. Paul, MN - America's teen pregnancy rate at its lowest ever recorded, according to the National Center for Health Statistics. Brigid Riley with the Minnesota Organization on Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention and Parenting says she's encouraged by the trend. "The good news here really is that mos ...Read More

New York, NY - Taxi operators who made an investment in environmentally friendly hybrid-electric cabs are getting a break. The New York City Council voted to extend the operational life of those cabs, which means operators can keep them on the street longer and get a bigger return on their investmen ...Read More

Boise, ID - When it comes to Idaho's small towns, bigger is not always better. That was the conclusion this week during a meeting about prospective content for the next U.S. Farm Bill. It's a massive and complex piece of legislation that deals not just with agricultural issues, but with rural econom ...Read More

Boise, ID - What do construction services, trucking lines, mechanics, landscaping and taxi companies have in common? They're all on the list of new small businesses in Idaho started this year by immigrants and refugees. Many have used so-called "micro-loans," small advances of cash to get the compan ...Read More

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