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Archive: January 26, 2007

Montana sustainable farmers and ranchers are polishing up their goods, getting ready to participate in a round of "speed dating" - meeting marketers and buyers market organizers for an afternoon in Bozeman to try to find a perfect business match. It's part of "Commerce Day" (Monday). Comments from C ...Read More

Colorado's jails are overflowing and creating a crisis situation in the state's prison system. A broad coalition of legislators, organizers and public safety professionals are speaking at a press conference at the Capitol today (FRIDAY) to encourage finding solutions for decreasing the prison popula ...Read More

President Bush recognized the serious challenge of Global warming during his State of the Union speech on Tuesday and energy policy groups are hopeful technological innovations will be fast-tracked in states like South Dakota to create solutions. Comments from J. Drake Hamilton, science policy dir ...Read More

In the President's State of the Union Address he once again stressed the importance of moving to renewable fuels for national security reasons. But for towns lucky enough to land a wind farm, it's a matter of economic security. Comments from Pomeroy, Iowa mayor Gene Becker, and Mid American Energy w ...Read More

Legislation introduced (Thursday) in the House and Senate would put a statewide ban on smoking in public places. Comments from Senate author Kathy Sheran (SHARE-an), DFL-Mankato, and reaction from Dr. John Wheeler, spokesman, Minnesota chapter, American Heart Association. A bipartisan group of stat ...Read More

With President Bush set to surge 21 thousand more US troops into Iraq, some Nevadans are joining the estimated tens of thousands gathering in Washington DC (Saturday) to call for an end to the war. Comments from Stewart Stout with ANSWER-Reno (Act Now to Stop War and Racism) and Marie Bravo with Cod ...Read More

Bus loads of New Yorkers are headed to Washington DC today (Friday) to join tens of thousands (Saturday) to protest against President Bush's plan to "surge" more US troops into Iraq. Comments from Bert Napear (NAY-pee-er) with the Long Island Alliance for Peaceful Alternatives, and Martin Melkonian, ...Read More

Ohio's "Wildlife Action Plan" got the federal thumbs-up this week, making the state eligible for close to 2 million dollars a year in habitat protection funding. Comments from wildlife planner Verdie (VUR-dee) Abel with Ohio's Department of Natural Resources and Brian Preston with the Midwest offic ...Read More

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