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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 26, 2012

PHOTO: A Columbia County North Carolina hog farm will pay one-point-five million dollars after a Department of Justice investigation found that they discharged hog waste into a stream that leads to the Waccamaw River.

YOUNGSVILLE, N.C. - A North Carolina hog farm will pay $1.5 million in fines and restitution for discharging hog waste into a stream that leads to the Waccamaw River in the southeastern part of the state. Youngsville-based Freedman Farms pleaded guilty in court and will pay the money directly to th ...Read More

Volunteers on Hart Mountain fence-pull. Photo by Jefferson Jacobs.

PLUSH, Ore. - Some hardy volunteers are working in a remote part of southeast Oregon to make life easier for the four-legged residents of the Hart Mountain National Antelope Refuge. For about two decades, people have been working in the summer months on Hart Mountain to remove a few hundred miles o ...Read More

PHOTO: Social workers from Michigan and around the nation meeting in Washington D-C this week have been talking about how they can better serve returning veterans.

LANSING, Mich. - Social workers from Michigan and around the nation meeting in Washington, D.C., this week have been talking about how they can better serve returning veterans. The National Association of Social Workers announced, at the convention, a new online course of study in veterans issues. I ...Read More

GRAPHIC

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - As the Land of Enchantment continues its struggle to recover from economic losses during the recession, a new report says that struggle is affecting the state's children. The annual KIDS COUNT Data Book, released this week by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, shows that 30,000 mor ...Read More

Media reform group Free Press is promoting

NEW YORK - They're calling this "The Summer of Internet Freedom," and backers of a worldwide movement to establish a Declaration of Internet Freedom are encouraging people to host barbecues where the conversation will be about how to keep the Web open and free from government or corporate interferen ...Read More

PHOTO: Progress is being made in developing a policy for solar energy on public lands in the West, including Colorado.

ANTONITO, Colo. - Progress is being made this week in developing a policy for solar energy projects on public lands in the West, including Colorado. The departments of Interior and Energy released a Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS), which determines which lands can be used - and wh ...Read More

Molly Mugglestone photo 1 of Colorado River Day event.
Available In Spanish

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. - It may seem in this election year that fiscal conservatives and conservationists are at loggerheads - but the two sides are agreeing on one issue: preserving the Colorado River for future generations. People from Colorado to California are signing a letter to governors and I ...Read More

PHOTO: A lot of the detention growth is coming from immigrant detainees.
Available In Spanish

AUSTIN, Texas - The for-profit prison sector would have been hit hard by the Great Recession had it not been for expanded federal immigration enforcement. That's according to a just-released report by The Sentencing Project. States suffering budget shortfalls, like Texas, have trimmed prison populat ...Read More

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