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Archive: February 7, 2011

SEATTLE - A lawsuit is being threatened to force the federal government to do more to protect giant sea turtles along the Pacific coastline. Conservation groups say the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) was asked in 2007 to protect about 70,000 square miles of the Pacific Ocean for endangered ...Read More

PHOENIX - Women's health care in rural Arizona may suffer as the result of a little-known provision of an informed-consent bill that is moving through the Arizona House. The bill would redefine abortion, requiring regulations that govern surgical abortions to apply to non-surgical procedures, such a ...Read More

RICHMOND, Va. - In the midst of a home foreclosure crisis, a batch of bills that would bring transparency and more tools to save homes from Virginia's rapid foreclosure process is headed for a showdown in the state Senate. Committee hearings are scheduled today to consider five bills on the situatio ...Read More

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - It's a simple change in terms that some say could have dire consequences for victims of medical malpractice. A bill recently filed in the Tennessee state legislature and supported by emergency room doctors would change the legal definitions of "negligence" and "gross negligence" t ...Read More

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - The salmon are returning to the Golden State. New numbers from the California Department of Fish and Game are giving both recreational and commercial fishermen hope for a fishing season this year. Last fall, 163,000 Chinook salmon returned to the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, wh ...Read More

EL CENTRO, Calif. - Californians are invited to help make the call on whether solar energy development is "in the zone." The U.S. Department of the Interior is holding public meetings starting today in El Centro and tomorrow in Indian Wells to listen to views on plans for solar projects on public la ...Read More

HARRISBURG, Pa. - 2010 was nothing close to a banner year for Pennsylvania's economy, but the state did manage to create more jobs than most, according to a new report from Keystone Research Center. Executive director Stephen Herzenberg says Pennsylvania added more than 65,000 jobs last year, third- ...Read More

YANKTON, S.D. - The U.S. Senate narrowly defeated an attempted repeal of the health care reform act last week. The vote came about because of the election of a Republican majority in the U.S. House, where the repeal was approved. Chuck Hassebrook, Executive Director of the Center for Rural Affairs ...Read More

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