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Acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney says President Trump is not a White supremacist. Also on the rundown: Records show that Connecticut has been helping ICE agents. Plus, some farmers are convinced year-round ethanol would be a boost.

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Archive: June 15, 2016

This is World Elder Abuse Awareness Da,y and scams targeting seniors are among the problems getting attention in Kentucky. (Greg Stotelmyer)

FRANKFORT, Ky. – This is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day and in Kentucky, the state attorney general says the only way to truly address the problem is as a community. Andy Beshear says the abuse faced by seniors comes in a variety of forms. "They deserve to age in dignity, free from physic ...Read More

More than 3 million Ohioans live near an oil or gas drilling operation. (Daniel Foster/Wikimedia)

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- About one in four Ohioans lives near an oil or gas operation, with toxic emissions that can be threats to health and the environment. A new tool released today by Earthworks pinpoints the locations of more than 90,000 oil and gas facilities in the Buckeye State, along with the neig ...Read More

Some Mainers are in Washington, D.C., today to urge designation of a North Woods National Monument. (P. Corrigan, Jr).

AUGUSTA, Maine - Mainers will join wilderness-protection advocates from across the nation in Washington, D.C., today to urge designation of new national monuments -- including the North Woods in Maine. Paul Corrigan, a writer, teacher and outdoorsman who grew up in the Katahdin region and will be i ...Read More

The multi-religious group Iowa Interfaith Power and Light is bringing together farmers, religious leaders and climate change experts to work on finding solutions (IowaIPL.org)

DYERSVILLE, Iowa -- Climate change and the conversation about solutions to it are being taken up by people of faith in Iowa, especially farmers, who are hit particularly hard by floods, droughts and other climate events. "All major faith traditions have something to say about caring for the Earth, ...Read More

Conservation advocates from Colorado are in Washington, D.C., today to convince Congress to extend wilderness protections. (Travisbd/Pixabay)

DENVER -- Conservationists from Colorado and across the country are gathering today in Washington, D.C., to urge lawmakers to pass wilderness legislation, including a measure that would preserve 58,000 acres in Summit and eastern Eagle counties. Russ Bassett, an Iraq War veteran and volunteer with ...Read More

About 1.5 million Pennsylvanians live within a half mile of an oil or gas facility. (USGS/Wikimedia Commons)

HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Methane pollution is a health hazard, studies have found, and now an online map can tell you how close that risk is to you. About 1.5 million people live within a half mile of one or more of the more than 100,000 oil and gas facilities operating in Pennsylvania. Studies show that ...Read More

Human-rights activists who attended the Boston vigil for the Orlando shooting victims say it is wrong to single out Muslims. (Chris Flynn)

BOSTON -- Human-rights activists in the Commonwealth are expressing support for President Obama's comments in the wake of the shooting in Orlando, Fla. The president condemned Donald Trump's proposal to ban Muslims from the United States. In the wake of Sunday's Orlando nightclub massacre, Obama sa ...Read More

Many low-income Michigan children are not getting summer meals that are available. (charmaineswart/Morguefile)

LANSING, Mich. -- Nearly a half million Michigan children are missing out on summer meals, according to new data from the Food Research and Action Center. The report, "Hunger Doesn't Take a Vacation," examined participation in the summer meal programs in July 2015 and found a slight increase in pa ...Read More

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