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Archive: January 2, 2014

PHOTO: Pam Moen of Triple-A Wisconsin advises getting your car ready for the annual January deep freeze. (Photo courtesy of AAA-WI)

MADISON, Wis. - January is Wisconsin's coldest month, with the average high temperature below freezing every day. You can pretty much count on at least one really cold snap in January. Pam Moen of AAA Wisconsin said it's wise to pay attention to the forecast and be sure your car is ready for the de ...Read More

PHOTO: New Mexico's economy be in for a boost in 2014, as same-sex couples opt to tie the knot in the Land of Enchantment. Photo courtesy CDC.

TAOS, N.M. – New Mexico's economy could get an unusual boost in the New Year, as same-sex couples are expected to flock to the state to tie the knot in the Land of Enchantment. Brad Malone, chairman of the Taos County Chamber of Commerce, is among those predicting a wedding boom in 2014. T ...Read More

PHOTO: The legal battle over December's federal court ruling that ended Utah's same-sex marriage ban is expected to continue well into the new year. Image courtesy CDC.

SALT LAKE CITY – The legal battle over the federal court ruling last month that ended Utah's same-sex marriage ban is expected to continue well into the new year. State Attorney General Sean Reyes is expected to seek a stay from the U.S. Supreme Court, and there are reports the state may spe ...Read More

GRAPHIC: Researchers say they are concerned about chemicals in the natural brine that comes out of gas fracking wells. Diagram courtesy of EPA.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Research about naturally occurring chemicals, some radioactive, coming out of fracking wells is raising concerns for West Virginians. Avner Vengosh, professor of geochemistry and water quality, Duke University, has studied the salty water that comes to the surface when Marcellus ...Read More

PHOTO: Gov. Tom Corbett has announced that Pennsylvania's lottery privatization plan is being scrapped, which clears the way for other options. Photo credit:

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The New Year will bring a new plan for the Pennsylvania State Lottery. The Democratic floor leader in the state Senate calls it ill advised from the start for Gov. Tom Corbett to have tried to privatize the lottery. Sen. Jay Costa says he's glad the privatization idea is ...Read More

PHOTO: Some of eastern Oregon's public land could be prime for solar or wind development, and legislation in Congress would ensure that counties get a cut of the revenue. Photo courtesy

SALEM, Ore. – This weekend, outdoors enthusiasts and some county officials from western states are flying into the nation’s capital for a New Year's chat with their representatives in Congress, starting Monday. They're seeking action on legislation to revamp the way public land is leas ...Read More

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