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Archive: February 10, 2010

MINNEAPOLIS - Almost 14 percent of Minnesota households report they didn't have enough money to buy the food they needed in 2009, making President Obama's goal of ending childhood hunger by 2015 a task that is growing more daunting. Colleen Moriarty, executive director of Hunger Solutions Minnesot ...Read More

SONORA, Calif. - "Don't drink the water!" That's the possible warning if more California forestland is opened for off-road use, according to conservation groups. As the state's national forests begin to submit plans for managing their roads and trails in response to a travel management rule from the ...Read More

CASPER, Wyo. - It's big, and it's headed for Wyoming. Planning is underway to determine the location for the Gateway West Transmission Line, a major electric power line that will run from Glenrock in east-central Wyoming and across Idaho over a mix of public and private lands. Early input from the p ...Read More

RICHMOND, Va. - A job creation package was at the top of the list on Tuesday as President Obama addressed leaders of both the U.S. House and Senate to express his desire for members of both parties to work together on some issues. In Virginia, the high unemployment numbers have prompted Gov. Bob Mc ...Read More

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - On Saturday, thousands of Floridians will literally draw a line in the sand to fight near-shore oil and gas drilling. The "Hands Across the Sand" protest is aimed at putting the brakes on a proposal many feel will damage the environment and jeopardize Florida's beach-dependent t ...Read More

ASHLAND, Ore. - Some southern Oregon businesses have joined a few national companies to issue a challenge to Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR). A total of 28 business owners have signed a letter, asking him to support an update of the 1872 General Mining Law. Created when the West was first being settled, ...Read More

PIERRE, S.D. - Today, a bill that would repeal the death penalty in South Dakota will be heard in the House State Affairs Committee. HB 1245 would mandate life in prison without parole for people convicted of Class A felonies. The Association of Christian Churches of South Dakota supports the bill, ...Read More

CARSON CITY, Nev. - Governor Jim Gibbons says he wants a fair hearing on his education reform plan and, in less than two weeks, he wants to see action in a special session on nearly $1 billion in proposed budget cuts. On Tuesday, however, "No More Cuts" was the chant from University of Nevada Las V ...Read More

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