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A federal court ruling changes how the President is elected, and Florida Democrats trigger a special session vote on guns. Those stories and more in today's news.

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Archive: July 11, 2011

DES MOINES, Iowa - While many returning Iowa veterans have jobs waiting for them, some don't, and others have decided it's time for a new career. This week in Des Moines, the Farmer Veteran Coalition, based in Davis, Calif., and the National Center for Appropriate Technology (N-CAT), based in Des Mo ...Read More

WASHINGTON - When it comes to the age-old question: "Which came first, the chicken or the egg?", two national groups are pulling for the chicken. United Egg Producers and The Humane Society of the United States are joining forces in an unlikely partnership to ask Congress for new federal standards f ...Read More

AUSTIN, Texas - Leave entitlement programs out of any deal to balance the federal budget. That's the takeaway from a recent Pew poll that finds 60 percent of Americans believe maintaining benefits at current levels is more important than reducing deficit spending. A similar majority says Medicare re ...Read More

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - State lawmakers from the House and Senate are meeting to try to bridge gaps that killed the push during last legislative session for regulating Marcellus-shale exploration. A number of citizen groups are pushing them to get it done, saying the state has to get a better handle on ...Read More

ST. PAUL, Minn. - If ever there was an ideal time to donate to a local food shelf, it is July. Open Your Heart to the Hungry and Homeless is back with its $100,000 Food Shelf Challenge, which gives grants to local food shelves to leverage local contributions. Around 150 food shelves across the state ...Read More

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - "Hands off!" That's what supporters of Social Security are telling the White House, in response to President Obama's apparent willingness to make cuts to Social Security and Medicare. The White House is reportedly considering a proposal to change how Social Security payments are ...Read More

HELENA, Mont. - While Montanans are still dealing with the Yellowstone River pipeline spill, a study comes out today that examines the "worst-case scenarios" if there were a major spill from the proposed Keystone XL pipeline crossing of the Yellowstone and other locations. Report author John Stans ...Read More

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