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Archive: May 23, 2014

PHOTO: The coal industry is igniting debate in Michigan over EPA standards to limit air pollution that has been connected to climate change and health issues. Photo credit: helicopterjeff/morguefile.com

LANSING, Mich. – The coal industry is generating heat in Michigan over an advertising campaign criticizing new federal standards to limit air pollution that has been connected to climate change and health issues. The ads claim the new rules mean higher electricity bills and other economic ha ...Read More

PHOTO: If you lived overseas, would you choose Seattle as a vacation destination? Last year, 2.8 million international visitors did. Photo credit: Bosenok/iStockphoto.

SEATTLE – On Thursday, President Barack Obama outlined a push to encourage more international travelers to the United States – to spend money and create local jobs for the Americans who feed them, house them and show them around. Washington state is already ahead of that curve, with al ...Read More

PHOTO: Missouri lawmakers have left the Capitol after an oftentimes contentious legislative session, but Missourians can still make themselves heard by contacting them in their home districts. Photo credit: B. Smith.

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – State lawmakers have wrapped up their work at the Capitol for the year and, as they now head back to their home districts, analysts say this is the time for Missourians to make sure their voices are heard about the session. Traci Gleason, communications director of the ...Read More

PHOTO: Across the state, hundreds of Ohioans will join a global campaign to raise awareness about the dangers of <br />genetically modified organisms. Photo credit: Diane Geschke Naso.

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Activists in five Ohio cities this weekend plan to join others around the world to protest the practices of an agricultural giant. March Against Monsanto events will be held in Cincinnati, Columbus, Cleveland, Dayton and Maumee to draw attention to the use of genetically mod ...Read More

PHOTO: State leaders say over 20 million ash trees in Illinois are either dead, dying, or have been infested by the emerald ash borer. Photo courtesy U.S. Dept. of Agriculture.

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – This Memorial Day weekend, many Illinoisans will enjoy time outdoors and perhaps around a campfire. And state leaders are asking them to do their part to stop the spread of the emerald ash borer. It's the prime time of year for movement of the bug that has invaded milli ...Read More

WASHINGTON – May is Older Americans Month, and as part of that, members and staff from AARP South Dakota spent time in the capital, talking to the state's congressional delegation about issues important to senior citizens. Dennis Eisnach, AARP's volunteer president in South Dakota, says the ...Read More

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