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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: February 15, 2012

LA CROSSE, Wis. - Thousands of farmers will gather Feb. 23-25 in La Crosse for the largest event of its kind in the Midwest, the 23rd annual Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service (MOSES) Organic Farming Conference. An increasing number of young people are getting involved in farming, sa ...Read More

PITTSBORO, N.C. - The North Carolina State Assembly is set to consider legislation to allow the controversial mining process known as fracking, which is illegal in the state. Fracking involves injecting a highly pressurized mixture of water and chemicals into underground shale to release natural ga ...Read More

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DENVER - The restaurant industry is one of the fastest-growing sectors of the U.S. economy, employing more than 10 million workers nationwide. A new report, however, confirms that growth doesn't include high-paying jobs with benefits. Called "Tipped Over the Edge," the report cites the federal sub- ...Read More

SEATTLE - Risks to human health and the environment are the reasons cited for a lawsuit to force the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to update its National Ambient Air Quality Standards. At least 120,000 people a year die from health complications related to breathing dirty air, according to ...Read More

LAS VEGAS - Congress has less than two weeks to take action on extending unemployment benefits - a critical issue for the Silver State, where the jobless rate has been stuck at around 12 percent for years. A key issue facing Congress is how long benefits should run, says Jon Sasser, the Legal Servi ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Whether it's urban or rural, where dentists decide to set up shop makes a difference in access to oral health care in Ohio. New figures from the Ohio Department of Health show the number of so-called "dental shortage areas" in the state increased last year by 10 areas, for a total ...Read More

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Biomass has become the darling of the renewable-energy world in Tennessee and throughout the Southeast, and a new study takes a close look at the good and bad. Biomass refers to burning wood-production leftovers to generate electricity, compressing them into fuel pellets, and woo ...Read More

NEW YORK - Love wasn't the only thing in the air on Valentines Day. Soot, smoke and other airborne particles are the target of a lawsuit which parallels one filed a few days ago by New York's attorney general and his colleagues in 10 other states. The American Lung Association and the National Park ...Read More

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