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Jared Kushner is finally granted his security clearance. Also on our nationwide rundown: A new lawsuit seeks the release of a gay man from ICE detention in Pennsylvania; and protecting an Arizona water source for millions near Phoenix.

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PHOTO: The Indiana Youth Institute is offering grants to help nonprofit groups that serve children improve their effectiveness. Photo credit: Kenn W. Kiser / Morguefile.

INDIANAPOLIS - In a boost for children's programs, more than a dozen Indiana nonprofits have the chance to enhance their practices and serve more residents around the state. The "Capacity Building Coaching" grant is being offered by the Indiana Youth Institute, which program manager Carolyn Langan ...Read More

PHOTO: This fire at a fracking well site in Monroe County is intensifying efforts by some to update Ohio's chemical disclosure laws. Photo courtesy of the Monroe County Emergency Management Agency.

WOODSFIELD, Ohio - Environmentalists say the recent fire at a hydraulic fracturing well in southeastern Ohio highlights the flaws in state and federal disclosure laws for chemicals used in "fracking." The fire at the Monroe County well site on June 28 spread to 20 nearby trucks on the drilling pad, ...Read More

PHOTO: In addition to fasting and prayer, Muslims across Michigan and around the world devote themselves to charitable works during the month of Ramadan, which runs through July 28th. Photo courtesy of Cohdra / Morguefile.com.

DEARBORN, Mich. - The month of Ramadan is the holiest time of year for Muslims, and while many know Ramadan is a time of intense fasting and prayer, they may not be aware it is also a time for charity and giving. Adnan Durrani is the CEO of Saffron Road, a company which produces Halal foods. He say ...Read More

PHOTO: Democracy North Carolina analyzed turnout in the state's recent primary election, and says more needs to be done to make voting more accessible in the Tarheel State. Photo credit: Tommy Hough.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Turnout was up for African-American voters overall in North Carolina's May primary, but further analysis reveals shades of gray in the Tarheel State's voting data. Statewide, 44,000 more African-Americans cast their ballot than in the 2012 primary, but turnout is actually down in ...Read More

PHOTO: The narrow-headed garter snake and the northern Mexican garter snake, which live in Arizona and New Mexico, are now officially listed as threatened species under the Endangered Species Act. Photo courtesy of the National Park Service.

TUCSON, Ariz. - Two snake species that call areas of Arizona and New Mexico home are now officially listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act. Colette Adkins Giese, an attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity, says the narrow-headed garter snake and northern Mexican garter snak ...Read More

PHOTO: A coalition of 90 citizens' groups is continuing their fight to convince Florida lawmakers to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act. Photo credit: Kenn W. Kiser / Morguefile.

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - A coalition of 90 citizens' groups is continuing their fight to convince Florida lawmakers to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act. Health Care for Florida Now is asking citizens to ask their representatives to expand the program to provide coverage for those who find t ...Read More

PHOTO: Montana Insurance Commissioner Monica Lindeen will be in Billings on Wednesday and Thursday, along with a team of state insurance experts, to meet with residents experiencing problems related to the May 18 hailstorm. Photo courtesy of Commissioner Lindeen's office.

BILLINGS, Mont. - Montanans affected by a destructive hailstorm in May can meet with state insurance experts this week to make sure they're not taken advantage of by insurance companies or storm-chasing scammers. State Insurance Commissioner Monica Lindeen is sending a team to Billings for one-on-o ...Read More

PHOTO: Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation on June 28 that makes the California Red-Legged Frog the state's official amphibian. Photo credit: Jamie Bettaso.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Mark Twain made it famous, and now the California red-legged frog is about to become the state's official amphibian. Governor Jerry Brown has signed legislation that recognizes the star of Twain's 1865 short story, "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County." Dr. Kerry Kr ...Read More

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