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No military strikes, but President Trump sticks to tough talk against Iran. Also on our Monday rundown: Staying in jail may depend on where you live. Plus, summer is here – will national parks be ready?

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Archive: August 15, 2008

CA - About 20 percent of California's national forest land is roadless, at least for now. But that could change. This week, a federal judge in Wyoming decided the "Roadless Rule" should not have been enacted back in 2001. The case was filed by the State of Wyoming, which wants to build roads in nati ...Read More

Helena, MT - A "great idea" still looking for "greatness." That's one assessment of the "Western Climate Initiative," a group of seven western states, including Montana, and four Canadian provinces that have banded together to create a regional cap-and-trade plan to address climate change. But the p ...Read More

Rapid City, SD - Conservation groups say the Endangered Species Act will be endangered itself if a new set of rules proposed by the Bush administration goes into effect. Jim Margadant, regional conservation coordinator for the South Dakota Sierra Club, says the plan lets each federal agency decide i ...Read More

Concord, NH - A growing number of Americans support calls for more offshore drilling, but only when they're not given other choices. That's the finding of a new Sierra Club poll that shows 83 percent of Americans support a plan to end America's addiction to oil through investment in wind, solar and ...Read More

Las Vegas, NV - Thousands of children with chronic health needs in Nevada are facing the start of the new school year with no health insurance--even though many of them could qualify for Nevada Checkup or Medicaid, according to a new report by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Foundation spokesm ...Read More

New York, NY - More than 11,000 New York children with chronic health needs are heading into the new school year with no health insurance, but a new report by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation says as many as 70 percent of them could qualify for S-Chip or Medicaid health care programs. Jennifer S ...Read More

Madison, WI - There may be less than meets the eye in reports that the gender salary gap is narrowing. A study examining Bureau of Labor Statistic numbers finds while the overall income of women workers rose over the past 30 years, it was partly because an increase in the number of women in higher-p ...Read More

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