'; } // 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 3, 2011

DENVER - Colorado's nonprofits are in the business of helping the Centennial State's neediest residents - but sometimes the nonprofits are the ones who need help. To that end, there's a statewide program that makes it possible for nonprofits to save money through energy efficiency. An example: Den ...Read More

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Latino youth under 18 are a fast-growing segment of the U.S. population, in more ways than one. They have a 25 percent higher incidence of being overweight or obese than the general youth population in the United States, and along with that comes a higher risk of diabetes. But an ...Read More

RENO, Nev. - The Environmental Integrity Project dubbed it the nation's dirtiest power plant in 2007, and today the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) will hear from Nevadans about whether the Reid Gardner coal-fired power plant should get a new lease on life through 2023. According to Vinny Spotleso ...Read More

HOUSTON - Just a few years ago, the Texas juvenile justice system was plagued by scandal and systemic child abuse. Now it's poised to become a national model. A transition team appointed by Gov. Perry recently started the process of abolishing two agencies overseeing youth incarceration and parole. ...Read More

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Marshall University is recruiting its athletes to get the word out about a serious issue on the nation's college campuses. A recent national survey of women college students found 40 percent had experienced some kind of dating violence or abuse. One in three said at some point ...Read More

HARRISBURG, Penn. - Sunday dinners play an important role in the lives of Pennsylvanians, and the international relief and development organization Oxfam wants the Sunday sitdown on Oct. 16 to include some food for thought. That Sunday is World Food Day, and Oxfam Economic Justice Campaign manager V ...Read More

BISMARCK, N.D. - With Social Security and Medicare possible targets for budget cuts, AARP of North Dakota is hosting four regional meetings across the state this month to update residents on the most current developments and gather input. Executive director Janis Cheney says she understands there ...Read More

ST. PAUL, Minn. - The growth of wind-generated power in Minnesota could be seriously stifled due to a lack of transmission lines, according to the Center for Rural Affairs. The group's energy advocate, Johnathan Hladik, says the grid has not been updated in two decades, and if it isn't improved in t ...Read More

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