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A federal court ruling changes how the President is elected, and Florida Democrats trigger a special session vote on guns. Those stories and more in today's news.

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Archive: August 14, 2019

Since the mid-2000s, more than 1,000 institutions have divested from their fossil-fuel company investments. (Adobe Stock)

RALEIGH, N.C. – Climate change could pose major risks to retirement investments, according to one expert who says looking for sustainable investment options could help buffer your nest egg. Over the past decade, said James McMahon, chief executive of The Climate Service, an Asheville-based cl ...Read More

Green roofs lower heating and cooling costs by increasing a building's energy efficiency. (victor217/Adobe Stock)

NEW YORK – Some building owners in New York City now have added incentive to create a green space on their roof. A green-roof tax abatement has been available in the city for several years, but few owners have taken advantage of it. In an effort to change that, a new state law tripled the tax ...Read More

Chesapeake, Hampton, Newport News, Norfolk and Richmond were among the top 10 cities in the United States for high eviction rates, according to a 2016 report. (Adobe Stock)

RICHMOND, Va. – Richmond needs to do more to help stem what some see as an eviction crisis, according to a new report. The city should establish a centralized office for tenants to seek legal advice when facing an eviction, according to the report written by law students from Yale and Stanfor ...Read More

There may be only two or three jaguars left in Arizona. The big cats' range is in the Sonoran Desert in northern Mexico and southern Arizona, but due to hunting and habitat destruction, few have been observed in the past several years. (Wikimedia Commons)

TUCSON, Ariz. – Conservation groups say Trump administration changes to the Endangered Species Act could affect some rare Arizona animals in a major way. The new rules proposed by the U.S. Interior Department make it easier to remove a species from the list and weaken protections for threaten ...Read More

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