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President Trump's reported to be ready to sign disaster relief bill without money for border security. Also on the Friday rundown: House bills would give millions a path to citizenship; and remembering California’s second-deadliest disaster.

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Archive: December 14, 2018

Countries gathered in Poland for the UN's 24th annual meeting on climate change. (Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy)

MINNEAPOLIS – The 24th United Nations Climate Change Conference in Poland draws to a close today. Shefali Sharma, European office director with the Minneapolis-based Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy was at the conference. She says the meeting isn't likely to yield stronger commitm ...Read More

Members of the

BOZEMAN, Mont. – A growing number of Montana businesses and cities say they're committed to reaching the climate goals outlined in the 2015 Paris Agreement, despite the Trump administration's decision to pull out of it. The "We Are Still In" campaign includes more than 3,500 businesses, gove ...Read More

Doctors say suddenly doing hard physical work in the cold, such as shoveling snow, can be risky for your heart, particularly if you've been sedentary. (Pixabay)

MILWAUKEE, Wis. – Research from the American Heart Association says cardiac mortality is highest during December and January. Doctors point to holiday stress – and shoveling snow. The researchers say people may delay seeking treatment when they're busy with friends and family. Cardiolo ...Read More

Hemp cultivation, which will soon be legal under the 2018 Farm Bill, was once abundantly grown across the U.S until its production was outlawed in 1937. (ksjd.org)

TRUCHAS, N.M. – Farmers who want to grow hemp in New Mexico no longer have to worry that they're breaking federal laws. The 2018 Farm Bill agreed on in Congress this week would legalize hemp production nationwide. Growing industrial hemp in New Mexico became legal this year after the state S ...Read More

North Carolina has more than 4,000 miles of streams. (habenettTwenty/20)

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – It's been a tough year for North Carolina's water resources. Like people, buildings and wildlife, bodies of water also have had to withstand the damaging effects of Hurricanes Florence and Michael, and a flurry of tornadoes. Professor Tammy Kowalczyk at Appalachian Stat ...Read More

A former manager says every kids' camp should have sexual abuse prevention training for its staff. (Bureau of Land Management/Flickr)

BOISE, Idaho – Are children's camps doing enough to prevent sexual abuse? That's a question being raised after a CBS report this week identified more than 500 cases of alleged abuse at camps across the country over the past half-century. Wickes MacColl, a former manager at Paradise Point Epi ...Read More

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has called the rising student loan debt, which as tripled since 2007, a

DES MOINES, Iowa – Iowa has a unique problem – it's the only region in the country where job openings outnumber unemployed job seekers. Advocates of community college say they could help fill that gap if more students considered a two-year degree. The Iowa governor's "Future Ready Iowa ...Read More

The rate of homelessness in New Hampshire is among the lowest in the nation. (Dustytoes/Pixabay)

DURHAM, N.H. – New research shows that while homelessness in the United States may be down overall, it's still rising in the most expensive rental markets. And New Hampshire has one of the lowest homeless rates. Christopher Glynn, assistant professor of decision sciences at the University of ...Read More

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