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Archive: August 29, 2013

Photo: Coast near Sewell's Point. Courtesy: Thurlow-Lippisch

SEWELL’S POINT, Fla. – The thousands of Floridians and tourists planning to enjoy the last of summer on this Labor Day weekend will find toxic algae and slime, particularly on waterways and beaches along the southwest and southeast coasts of the state. It's a constant problem, accordin ...Read More

Photo: Strawberry fields at Cottle Organics in Rose Hill. Courtesy: Cottle Organics

PITTSBORO, N.C. – The landscape of North Carolina's farming industry could change if new food-safety regulations take effect. The changes come as a result of the Food Safety Modernization Act that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says will prevent almost two million food-borne ill ...Read More


ST. PAUL, Minn. - Time is running out for Congress to agree on a new Farm Bill, and one of the sticking points is over funding for food stamps - or what are now called SNAP benefits. Both chambers have proposed spending cuts, but the House version takes the knife much deeper. Colleen Moriarty, execu ...Read More

PHOTO: Maryann Slutsky at recent immigration reform rally, who says people of many faiths will be joining business and labor leaders on Long Island in a call for reform. Photo Credit: Kevin Fung

NEW YORK - Faith leaders are joining with labor, business, and immigrant groups today, on Long Island to send the message that Congress needs to get back to work on immigration reform. It's the final week of a month-long prayer and action campaign. Maryann Sinclair Slutsky, executive director, Lon ...Read More

PHOTO: Fresh Tracks TV host and Bozeman resident Randy Newberg is using his show to advocate for the Rocky Mountain Front Heritage Act. Photo courtesy of Newberg.

BOZEMAN, Mont. - Montana's Rocky Mountain Front is wild country that pushes the limits of any hunter, according to cable TV host Randy Newberg. Tonight, he will be at a prescreening in Bozeman of an episode of his "Fresh Tracks" program. It features a mule deer hunt on the Front and, at the same tim ...Read More

PHOTO: Penny Franklin (right), president of CWA Local 82160 in Christiansburg, attended the 50th anniversary celebration of the March on Washington, and wants President Obama to sign an executive order establishing a

WASHINGTON – When President Barack Obama spoke about racial and economic inequality during his speech Wednesday marking the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, it was a message that resonated with Penny Franklin. Franklin is a local union president from southwest Virginia who made t ...Read More

A heat advisory continues through Saturday                                 Courtesy of: National Weather Service

ST. LOUIS – Heat advisories continue for the next few days because of a sweltering 100-degree late summer heat wave. That means staying inside in air conditioning and, for many people, much higher electric bills as a result. But not for Dr. Daniel Berg, a physician in St. Louis. Two month ...Read More

PHOTO: Less than 200 acres of wetlands remain in the Lower Klamath Lake area of the refuge complex in this aerial photo taken Aug. 8. The refuge is now being reported as dry, which is why waterfowl are crowding into the water left in Tule Lake. Photo credit: U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. - A combination of drought and water management practices has proved lethal for thousands of ducks in the Klamath Basin and Tule Lake National Wildlife Refuges on the Oregon-California border. The Lower Klamath Lake is almost dry, so the waterfowl are crowding into a smaller spac ...Read More

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