'; } // 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 Iowa Cities Join "Stop the Bans" Protest Over Extreme Abortion Laws Tue, 21 May 2019 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-05-21/reproductive-health/iowa-cities-join-stop-the-bans-protest-over-extreme-abortion-laws/a66556-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-05-21/reproductive-health/iowa-cities-join-stop-the-bans-protest-over-extreme-abortion-laws/a66556-1 (Read More)]]> Civil Rights Health Reproductive Health Teen Pregnancy Prevention Women's A Catholic Hospital in Iowa Offered Contraception for Decades. Then the Bishop Found Out. 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The death rate from breast cancer in this country has dropped by more than a third over the past 25 years. 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More than six percent of married women struggle with infertility, according to the CDC. 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