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A federal court ruling changes how the President is elected, and Florida Democrats trigger a special session vote on guns. Those stories and more in today's news.

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Archive: January 9, 2008

Columbus, OH – It could be an "unbearable" delay for America's polar bear population. The Bush Administration faced a deadline today to decide whether to classify the Arctic bears as "endangered" under federal law, but has announced that it will postpone that decision. Andrew Wetzler, with t ...Read More

Columbus, OH – Ohioans may not be able to "get their feet wet" in Lake Erie this year, literally. On Tuesday, critics of a recent court decision extending private property rights farther into the lake filed an appeal. They're joined by the Ohio Environmental Council, the National Wildlife Fede ...Read More

Albany, NY - College football season may be over, but New York Governor Eliot Spitzer is tackling a whole league of issues in his "State of the State" address today. He must balance social initiatives against a multi-billion dollar budget deficit. Kristin Brown Lilly with the Empire Justice Cent ...Read More

Des Moines, IA – On the heels of the record turnouts for Iowa's presidential caucuses, citizens from across the state are expected to converge on the Iowa statehouse next week to push for action on clean water, local control, consumer protections and other critical matters. Judy Lonning will b ...Read More

Bismarck, ND – It's more than the ABCs. Soon all schools in North Dakota, public and private, will have AEDs (Automated External Defibrillators). Community residents as well as students will benefit. It all came about after three North Dakota children with undetected heart problems died at s ...Read More

Seattle, WA – Washington's minimum wage workers are getting a cost-of-living increase in their first paycheck of 2008, and it's nothing to sneeze at. That 14 cents per hour may not seem like much, but it adds up. After eight years with the state's minimum wage pegged to inflation, both workers ...Read More

Boston, MA – The Massachusetts Senate is expected to pass an all-encompassing energy bill today dealing with everything from fuel-efficient cars to utility safety. As oil prices flirt with the $100 mark, the lawmakers are considering laws to require that 25 percent of the state's electricity c ...Read More

Denver, CO - New federal legislation proposed Tuesday by U.S. Representatives John Salazar (D-District 3) and Mark Udall (D-District 2), and Senator Ken Salazar (D), could increase Colorado's share of oil and natural gas revenues and protect part of the Roan Plateau. Some environmentalists don't thi ...Read More

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