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Archive: October 4, 2013

Libraries in Utah are adapting to the Internet age in many ways. Image of Salt Lake Public Library by Ellen Forsyth.

SALT LAKE CITY - In the age of the smartphone and the Internet and all things digital, libraries in Utah are adapting and even thriving. Libraries used to be just places to check out books, but now, according to Patricia Hull, president of the Utah Library Association, libraries offer just about eve ...Read More

Photo: NC farmers wait on the government to process much needed loans. Courtesy: RAFI-USA at Whippoorville Farms in Hickory, NC

SILER CITY, N.C. - As the national government remains "closed for business," North Carolina farmers are struggling to stay open for business in light of the shutdown. Dozens of farmers in the state have been approved for USDA direct farm operating loans, but those payments can't be made until federa ...Read More

PHOTO: Michigan teens are taking a stand against underage drinking with stickers reminding adults that supplying alcohol to minors is a crime. Photo credit: Amy Johnston

PINCKNEY, Mich. - "Project Sticker Shock" is hitting Michigan store shelves in an effort to keep adults from buying alcohol for teens. Pupils in one Michigan community are placing warning stickers on alcoholic beverages in stores to remind adults that supplying alcohol to minors is a crime. Accordin ...Read More

PHOTO: A new report finds fracking operations in Ohio are producing 30 million gallons of wastewater each year. Photo: fracking site. Courtesy Western Resource Advocates.

COLUMBUS, Ohio - A new report is the first of its kind to measure the footprint of fracking in Ohio. Released by the Environment Ohio Research and Policy Center, the research finds Ohio drilling operations are producing 30 million gallons of wastewater each year, enough to flood the Ohio Statehouse ...Read More

GRAPHIC: A tour of solar-powered homes in Las Vegas this weekend shows the benefits of using sun power. Image courtesy of the EPA.

LAS VEGAS - Las Vegas residents are being encouraged to tour solar-powered houses Saturday to learn more about the savings associated with harnessing the sun's energy. Solar NV is sponsoring the American Solar Energy Society's National Solar Tour of several houses using solar energy on Saturday betw ...Read More

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - As the deadlock continues in Washington over the budget and the debt ceiling, backers of Social Security and Medicare want federal representatives to know the importance of the retirement programs, and not tie them to any debt resolution. According to Erik Nelson with AARP-South ...Read More

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