'; } // return array of supporters (Supporter,Link), selected randomly function randomSupporters($limit = false) { $sql = "Select * from ActiveSupporters"; if ($limit) $sql .= " limit $num"; $result = mysql_query($sql); $res = array(); if ($result) { while ($row = mysql_fetch_assoc($result)) { $link = trim($row['Website'] != ''?$row['Website']: ($row['FacebookFollowing']?$row['Facebook']: ($row['TwitterFollowing']?$row['Twitter']: ($row['GooglePlusFollowing']?$row['GooglePlus']: ($row['OtherSocialMedia']?$row['OtherSocialMedia']:false) ) ) ) ); if ($link && strncasecmp($link,'http:',5)) $link = 'http://'.$link; $res[] = array('Supporter'=>$row['GroupName'],'Link'=>$link); } } return $res; } // return Weekly Audience Average function weeklyAudienceAverage() { $sql = "select * from BrochureGeneral where Dname='WeeklyAudienceAverage'"; $result = mysql_query($sql); $row = mysql_fetch_array($result); if ($row) return $row['DValue']; } ?> Public News Service Newscasts https://www.publicnewsservice.org/index.php Public News Service The Public News Service provides reporting on a wide range of social, community, and environmental issues for mainstream and alternative media. Public News Service info@publicnewsservice.org no AARP Recruiting Tax-Aide Volunteers in Oregon Tue, 13 Aug 2019 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-08-13/consumer/aarp-recruiting-tax-aide-volunteers-in-oregon/a67436-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-08-13/consumer/aarp-recruiting-tax-aide-volunteers-in-oregon/a67436-1 (Read More)]]> Community Issues and Volunteering Consumer Poverty Senior Public Employees Sue Over Lost Retirement Benefits in State Supreme Court Mon, 12 Aug 2019 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-08-12/livable-wages-working-families/public-employees-sue-over-lost-retirement-benefits-in-state-supreme-court/a67361-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-08-12/livable-wages-working-families/public-employees-sue-over-lost-retirement-benefits-in-state-supreme-court/a67361-1 filed a lawsuit in the State Supreme court, claiming the Legislature violated the state Constitution when it changed the way retirement benefits are paid. 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The program awards funding for proposals that make cities more livable for people of all ages. ...(Read More)]]> Community Issues and Volunteering Consumer Senior Urban Planning/Transportation OR SNAP Recipients Can 'Double Up' at Farmers Markets Fri, 12 Jul 2019 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-07-12/hunger-food-nutrition/or-snap-recipients-can-double-up-at-farmers-markets/a67135-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-07-12/hunger-food-nutrition/or-snap-recipients-can-double-up-at-farmers-markets/a67135-1 Double Up Food Bucks program matches every dollar up to $5 or $10 spent at farmers markets for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP participants. ...(Read More)]]> Hunger/Food/Nutrition Poverty Youth OR Health Workers Rally Over Staffing Limitations Wed, 10 Jul 2019 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-07-10/livable-wages-working-families/or-health-workers-rally-over-staffing-limitations/a67103-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-07-10/livable-wages-working-families/or-health-workers-rally-over-staffing-limitations/a67103-1 rally today over concerns about staffing changes some say are leaving hospitals and medical offices shorthanded. 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Landscape 'Unique to World' Tue, 14 May 2019 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-05-14/public-lands-wilderness/bill-in-congress-would-protect-ore-landscape-unique-to-world/a66465-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-05-14/public-lands-wilderness/bill-in-congress-would-protect-ore-landscape-unique-to-world/a66465-1 (Read More)]]> Cultural Resources Environment Public Lands/Wilderness Water Letter Carriers Help Communities with Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive Fri, 10 May 2019 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-05-10/hunger-food-nutrition/letter-carriers-help-communities-with-stamp-out-hunger-food-drive/a66403-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-05-10/hunger-food-nutrition/letter-carriers-help-communities-with-stamp-out-hunger-food-drive/a66403-1 (Read More)]]> Community Issues and Volunteering Hunger/Food/Nutrition OR Hosts Meeting on Removing Endangered Species Protections for Wolves Mon, 06 May 2019 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-05-06/endangered-species-and-wildlife/or-hosts-meeting-on-removing-endangered-species-protections-for-wolves/a66374-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-05-06/endangered-species-and-wildlife/or-hosts-meeting-on-removing-endangered-species-protections-for-wolves/a66374-1 (Read More)]]> Animal Welfare Endangered Species & Wildlife Environment Public Lands/Wilderness Rural/Farming Study: Lack of Low-Intensity Fires Fueling NW Infernos Tue, 30 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-04-30/environment/study-lack-of-low-intensity-fires-fueling-nw-infernos/a66324-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-04-30/environment/study-lack-of-low-intensity-fires-fueling-nw-infernos/a66324-1 (Read More)]]> Environment Public Lands/Wilderness Mid-Session, OR Lawmakers Making Climate Action Major Priority Mon, 29 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-04-29/climate-change-air-quality/mid-session-or-lawmakers-making-climate-action-major-priority/a66311-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-04-29/climate-change-air-quality/mid-session-or-lawmakers-making-climate-action-major-priority/a66311-1 (Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Climate Change/Air Quality Consumer Energy Policy Environment Environmental Justice Groups Urge Greater Protections for Salmon from Logging Thu, 25 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-04-25/environment/groups-urge-greater-protections-for-salmon-from-logging/a66271-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-04-25/environment/groups-urge-greater-protections-for-salmon-from-logging/a66271-1 Oregon Board of Forestry for new rules to prevent logging-related degradation of habitats on state and private timberlands for coho salmon, which are protected as endangered at the state and federal level. ...(Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Consumer Endangered Species & Wildlife Environment Salmon Recovery Water Organizaciones de OR trabajan en Nexos de Salud y Vivienda Fri, 19 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-04-19/housing-homelessness/organizaciones-de-or-trabajan-en-nexos-de-salud-y-vivienda/a66227-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-04-19/housing-homelessness/organizaciones-de-or-trabajan-en-nexos-de-salud-y-vivienda/a66227-1 (Read More)]]> Disabilities Family/Father Issues Health Housing/Homelessness Hunger/Food/Nutrition Senior OR Organizations Work at Nexus of Health and Housing Fri, 19 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-04-19/housing-homelessness/or-organizations-work-at-nexus-of-health-and-housing/a66220-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-04-19/housing-homelessness/or-organizations-work-at-nexus-of-health-and-housing/a66220-1 (Read More)]]> Criminal Justice Health Housing/Homelessness Mental Health Oregonians Urge Lawmakers to Respond to Hunger Thu, 11 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-04-11/hunger-food-nutrition/oregonians-urge-lawmakers-to-respond-to-hunger/a65901-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-04-11/hunger-food-nutrition/oregonians-urge-lawmakers-to-respond-to-hunger/a65901-1 (Read More)]]> Hunger/Food/Nutrition Livable Wages/Working Families Poverty Theme for April: How to Handle Your Finances Mon, 08 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-04-08/consumer-issues/theme-for-april-how-to-handle-your-finances/a66083-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-04-08/consumer-issues/theme-for-april-how-to-handle-your-finances/a66083-1 (Read More)]]> Consumer Livable Wages/Working Families Report: Ore. 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Programs Improve Health with Cooking Tips Tue, 12 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-03-12/health-issues/ore-programs-improve-health-with-cooking-tips/a65794-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-03-12/health-issues/ore-programs-improve-health-with-cooking-tips/a65794-1 (Read More)]]> Health Hunger/Food/Nutrition Trump Administration Proposes Ending Gray Wolf Protections Fri, 08 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-03-08/endangered-species-and-wildlife/trump-administration-proposes-ending-gray-wolf-protections/a65760-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-03-08/endangered-species-and-wildlife/trump-administration-proposes-ending-gray-wolf-protections/a65760-1 (Read More)]]> Endangered Species & Wildlife Public Lands/Wilderness Oregonians Get Hunger Relief with Release of SNAP Assistance Fri, 01 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-03-01/hunger-food-nutrition/oregonians-get-hunger-relief-with-release-of-snap-assistance/a65687-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-03-01/hunger-food-nutrition/oregonians-get-hunger-relief-with-release-of-snap-assistance/a65687-1 (Read More)]]> Hunger/Food/Nutrition Poverty Bill Would Add Oregon to National Popular-Vote Movement Thu, 28 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-02-28/civic-engagement/bill-would-add-oregon-to-national-popular-vote-movement/a65675-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-02-28/civic-engagement/bill-would-add-oregon-to-national-popular-vote-movement/a65675-1 Senate Bill 870, which would ensure that the state's seven electoral votes are awarded to the winner of the popular vote. ...(Read More)]]> Campaign Finance Reform/Money in Pol Civic Engagement Social Justice Ore. 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