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The State Attorney of NY moves to dissolve the NRA; an update on the potential wave of pandemic evictions.

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Archive: July 18, 2014

PHOTO: Community Health Centers serve more than 22 million people nationwide, mostly low-wage workers and the uninsured. They say they'd have to cut that number by 25 percent if Congress doesn't reauthorize some of their funding in 2015. Photo credit: Fotosmurf03/

YAKIMA, Wash. – They're calling it a health care funding cliff. Community Health Centers, including those in Washington, face what's being described as a dramatic funding cut next year. The centers are local clinics that treat patients no matter their insurance status or ability to pay, and ...Read More

PHOTO: Ocean acidification is eroding coral reefs, like this one in Pacific Panama. Photo credit: Derek Manzello

MIAMI – This weekend, thousands of people will enjoy Florida’s beaches, but many may not realize the saltwater they're swimming in is becoming increasingly acidic. Another unpleasant side effect of global warming, ocean acidification is a steady decrease in the pH levels of ocean water ...Read More

PHOTO: EANY's Peter Iwanowicz talks with reporters about what he calls the raid of state Clean Water Funds to pay for bridge reconstruction. Photo credit: Loren Baum.

NEW YORK – The state Environmental Facilities Corporation calls it a loan, but this week's decision to reallocate $250 million in state Clean Water Funds to pay for Tappan Zee Bridge construction is prompting calls for an investigation – and more. The EFC board gave thumbs up to the Cuo ...Read More

PHOTO: The fear of extreme violence and even murder is the reason thousands of undocumented children from Central America are seeking refuge in the United States, says U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich. He says some are fleeting to other, closer nations as well. Photo courtesy Sen. Heinrich's office.

SANTA FE, N.M. – U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich of New Mexico says tens of thousands of undocumented children seeking refuge in the United States are fleeing possible murder in Central America. Addressing his fellow senators earlier this week, Heinrich pointed out that many of the children are fl ...Read More

YANKTON, S.D. – More women in South Dakota are becoming active in owning or managing farmland, and rural advocates say some basic information can help them find success and improve their land. The Center for Rural Affairs recently held a workshop to provide some tips. Traci Bruckner, a sen ...Read More

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