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PHOTO: Washington schools with high percentages of students in poverty will be able to offer all students free meals starting next year, in what's known as the
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SEATTLE – More low-income kids in Washington could be eating free meals at school, with changes from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to the way pupils are qualified for the meal programs. A new report says the changes, already rolled out in about a dozen states, are working well. Known as ...Read More

PHOTO: Cover crops are good for farmers' bottom lines as well as rivers. Two new reports from the National Wildlife Federation find that the use of cover crops is growing, but still just a fraction of the potential. Photo courtesy NWF.

BILLINGS, Mont. - Growing in the off-season can bring more cash to the crop season. Two new reports from the National Wildlife Federation make the case that cover crops, which are growing in popularity, are a big plus to farmers' bottom lines, and they bring environmental benefits as well. Report ...Read More

Photo: On October 8th local elections will be held throughout North Carolina. Courtesy: CatawbaCounty.gov

RALEIGH, N. C. – One week from today, North Carolina voters will make their choices in local elections, with others taking place on Tues., November 5. This year's passage of the Election Reform Law - which takes effect in 2016 - is prompting confusion among voters, according to groups that hav ...Read More

Photo: Wilson and other concerned citizens protest what they say is racial profiling by Durham Police. Courtesy: SpiritHouse

DURHAM, N.C. - Citizen groups are stepping up to protest what they say is racial profiling by the Durham Police Department during traffic stops. Tonight they will meet with city leadership on the issue, and their allegations are supported by more that four years of analysis by the Southern Coalition ...Read More

PHOTO: Fallow season in South Dakota could turn into growing season. New reports from the National Wildlife Federation encourage producers to think about cover crops for in-between seasons. Photo courtesy NWF.

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - Fallow season in South Dakota could turn into growing season. A pair of new reports from the National Wildlife Federation encourage producers to think about cover crops for in-between seasons. Report author Lara Bryant, agriculture program coordinator for the NWF, makes the case ...Read More

PHOTO: Day 30 of Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, 2010. CREDIT: Green Fire Productions

AUSTIN, Texas - The second phase of the trial over the Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster in the Gulf of Mexico is in progress. This portion will include an attempt to determine just how much oil was spilled following the explosion and fire in 2010. According to Sara Gonzalez-Rothi Kronenthal, s ...Read More

PHOTO: Wildlife protection groups say the Florida panther is among the species that would see improved habitat protection if a constitutional amendment is passed. Photo credit: Tom Trotta

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - It's about protecting Florida's forests and fish, wildlife and wetlands. A constitutional amendment that would fund conservation projects in the state has the okay of the state Supreme Court, but it won't get on next year's ballot unless supporters collect an additional 300,00 ...Read More

MAP: More than 300 regional healthcare experts across the state stand ready to help consumers choose the right healthcare plan as Michigan's healthcare exchange goes live October 1st. Image courtesy of www.enrollmichigan.com.

LANSING, Mich. - In one of the most important steps in the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, online shopping for a health care insurance plan in Michigan is now a reality for those who are currently uninsured. The Affordable Care Act requires most individuals to have insurance starting next ...Read More

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