'; } // return array of supporters (Supporter,Link), selected randomly function randomSupporters($limit = false) { $sql = "Select * from ActiveSupporters"; if ($limit) $sql .= " limit $num"; $result = mysql_query($sql); $res = array(); if ($result) { while ($row = mysql_fetch_assoc($result)) { $link = trim($row['Website'] != ''?$row['Website']: ($row['FacebookFollowing']?$row['Facebook']: ($row['TwitterFollowing']?$row['Twitter']: ($row['GooglePlusFollowing']?$row['GooglePlus']: ($row['OtherSocialMedia']?$row['OtherSocialMedia']:false) ) ) ) ); if ($link && strncasecmp($link,'http:',5)) $link = 'http://'.$link; $res[] = array('Supporter'=>$row['GroupName'],'Link'=>$link); } } return $res; } // return Weekly Audience Average function weeklyAudienceAverage() { $sql = "select * from BrochureGeneral where Dname='WeeklyAudienceAverage'"; $result = mysql_query($sql); $row = mysql_fetch_array($result); if ($row) return $row['DValue']; } ?> Public News Service

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Archive: October 17, 2007

Charleston, WV – The recent, brutal attacks on Megan Williams show that violence motivated by race and gender is a real threat, according to organizers of a forum on hate crimes at West Virginia University. Tonight, legal scholars, law students, and an assistant Attorney General will discuss w ...Read More

Madison, WI – In many cases of wrongful death in Wisconsin, families aren't able to have their day in court; and a bill being considered by state lawmakers would change that. The "Family Justice Bill" would affect two groups: parents of unmarried adult children, and adult children of widowed o ...Read More

Seattle, WA – A group of more than 1,000 attorneys is calling for an independent investigation of the Washington State Patrol's crime lab system. They're asking for a probe of allegations that the crime lab mishandled such evidence as blood and ballistics tests, and misstated expert testimony, ...Read More

Huron, SD – At a time when ethanol companies have been expanding at breakneck speed, prices for the alternative fuel have plunged. The South Dakota Farmers Union is asking the Governor and other state leaders to help increase the number of blender pumps, which let the consumer decide what perc ...Read More

Mineola, NY – Long Island's property tax rates are leaving plenty of children behind, especially in poor school districts, according to a new study. The academic disparity stems from uneven distribution of income and property wealth across school districts. This forces lower-income districts t ...Read More

St. Paul, MN – The U.S. House will vote tomorrow on overriding President Bush's veto of a bill to continue and expand the State Children's Health Insurance Program to cover 10 million low-income kids. The President calls it too expensive. Marc Kimball with the Children's Defense Fund of Minnes ...Read More

Minneapolis, MN – Some of Minnesota's top corporate leaders say they're sick of cancer -- and they're going to do something about it. Mary Brainerd heads Bloomington-based HealthPartners, a company that has helped to launch "CEOs Against Cancer," a new campaign to boost education and preventio ...Read More

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