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Archive: March 9, 2011

SHELTON, Wash. - One Forest Service effort that has made a difference on Washington's public land is the Legacy Roads and Trails Remediation program, although it is now in jeopardy of losing funding in Congress. The money is used to fix or decommission old logging roads that are washing out, causing ...Read More

MADISON, Wis. - Gov. Scott Walker's budget proposal makes deep cuts in scores of state programs, something Walker says must be done to balance the budget. However, the Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters says the cuts to key conservation programs will put the Badger State at a competitive disadv ...Read More

FRUITA, Colo. - The Quiznos Pro Challenge will feature 120 cyclists racing across the state in a week-long event that has been compared to the Tour de France. One stage of the race is causing controversy, however, as organizers hope to bring the Pro Challenge to the Colorado Monument in 2012. That m ...Read More

RICHMOND, Va. - Many of the small family farms in Virginia have been replaced by fewer, larger industrialized animal operations - and yet, the rules for dealing with the manure from farms have remained the same. As the U.S. Senate considers an amendment by Congressman Bob Goodlatte (R-Dist. 6, Roan ...Read More

BOISE, Idaho - Research shows what works in preventing child abuse and neglect, but there's a challenge when it comes to getting the word out and getting communities on board with the strategies. On March 15 and 16, experts and volunteers will gather in Boise for the "Strengthening Families Trainin ...Read More

DES MOINES, Iowa - Eighty percent of Iowans age 50 and over say they want to see higher standards for nursing homes, and a large percentage are also concerned about health care cost, quality and availability, according to a new survey from AARP Iowa. There are other worries too, according to AARP I ...Read More

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Florida's junior U.S. senator, Republican Marco Rubio, hopes to use the budget debate happening now in the Senate to block new pollution controls for Florida waterways. On Tuesday, Rubio announced his support for a rider to the budget bill that would take away funds for the Envir ...Read More

SALEM, Ore. - Oregon could certainly use hundreds of millions more dollars of revenue to fill the state budget gap. But a new study says the Department of Revenue (DOR) leaves more than $1 billion a year on the table, by not reaching far enough to collect it. The research says Oregon is passing up 1 ...Read More

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