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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: February 22, 2008

Netarts, OR – From the coastline to three miles out, the ocean belongs to the state, and Oregon is trying to decide how to protect it. A series of meetings is underway in coastal towns to discuss the creation of marine reserves. Also called "marine protected areas," they're off-limits to fishi ...Read More

Jackson, WY – It's one of the most successful Endangered Species Act stories: Gray wolves have rebounded from near-extinction in Wyoming, Montana and Idaho in just 13 years. Accordingly, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service officially delisted the wolves on Thursday. When the states take over wo ...Read More

Portland, OR – How many wolves are "enough?" After 13 years of protection for gray wolves in the Pacific Northwest and Intermountain West, the federal government now says they're fair game again. The U.S. Interior Department announced Thursday it will remove the gray wolf from the Endangered S ...Read More

Lansing, MI – How much homework is enough? Michigan parents and teachers are on the same page about that, a new study from MetLife has found. It shows that eight out of 10 parents believe teachers assign students just the right amount of work to do at home, or maybe even too little. Doug Prat ...Read More

Des Moines, IA – Iowa farmers eventually will save money because of a renewable $100 million fund to help expand the state's renewable fuels industry. The Iowa Power Fund was created last session by the legislature to make Iowa the renewable energy capital of the world. This year, the fund is ...Read More

Marshalltown, IA — A coalition opposing the building of a new coal-fired power plant in Marshalltown is questioning the tactics of Alliant Energy and the numbers the company is using to promote the plant. The group of environmentalists and physicians also is asking the Iowa Utilities Board to ...Read More

La Crosse, WI – Several thousand farmers, marketers, and researchers from Minnesota and across the Midwest are in La Crosse for the 19th Annual Organic Farming Conference. Organizer Faye Jones, executive director of the Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service, says the regional gathe ...Read More

Concord, NH - A bid to impeach President Bush and Vice President Cheney will go before the New Hampshire House of Representatives in March. The resolution was put forward by Rep. Betty Hall. The Brookline Democrat's legislation charges Bush and Cheney with high crimes and misdemeanors in connectio ...Read More

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