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Archive: February 12, 2013

PHOTO: Love 'em or hate 'em, wind turbines are here to stay in areas such as the Columbia River Gorge. A new bill in Congress would require competitive bids from developers to lease public land for wind and solar projects. Courtesy of TheGorge.com

PORTLAND, Ore. - Members of Congress from both parties in eight western states are backing a bill to increase renewable-energy development, protect public lands and wildlife, and provide a new income source for counties and states - simultaneously. The measure, introduced Monday, is the Public Lan ...Read More

PHOTO: A collaborative in studying the use of psychotropic medication among Ohio's foster children.

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Medications that control mood and behavior are increasingly prescribed to children in Ohio and other states, and experts say the practice is even more prevalent for children in foster care. A new collaborative in Ohio is examining the use of these drugs, which address problems such ...Read More

HARTFORD, Conn. - Expanded background checks on firearms buyers and putting limits on high-capacity ammunition magazines are two of more than a dozen ways Connecticut lawmakers are proposing to update state gun laws in response to the Newtown tragedy. National Rifle Association leaders oppose back ...Read More

PHOTO: The x-ray of a 28-year-old woman with congestive heart failure secondary to her chronic hypertension. Heart disease is the leading killer in the United States. CREDIT: CDC/Dr. Thomas Hooten

BISMARCK, N.D. - Governor Jack Dalrymple will sign a proclamation today recognizing the efforts of the American Heart Association to save lives in North Dakota. The latest aspects of that endeavor include several pieces of legislation. One provides funding for high schools to offer hands-only CPR cl ...Read More

PHOTO: Gov. Mark Dayton will be in Roseau today to talk with local officials and business leaders about the lack of affordable housing for workers in areas of job growth in Minnesota.

ROSEAU, Minn. - Governor Mark Dayton travels to northwest Minnesota today to attend a roundtable on the region's shortage of affordable housing. Some employers in Roseau and Warroad say they're poised for growth, but are limited by the lack of work force housing. Such shortages are an issue in com ...Read More

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