'; } // 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. 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Citing the recent spill from the Keystone Pipeline, U.S. ...(Read More)]]> Energy Policy Environment Native American Public Lands/Wilderness Toxics Urban Planning/Transportation SD Program Aims to Bulldoze, Build, Beautify Mon, 07 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-08-07/urban-planning-transportation/sd-program-aims-to-bulldoze-build-beautify/a58857-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-08-07/urban-planning-transportation/sd-program-aims-to-bulldoze-build-beautify/a58857-1 Bulldoze, Build and Beautify. ...(Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Community Issues and Volunteering Consumer Housing/Homelessness Livable Wages/Working Families Rural/Farming Urban Planning/Transportation South Dakotans Gear Up for Friday's Bike-to-Work Day Thu, 18 May 2017 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-05-18/health-issues/south-dakotans-gear-up-for-fridays-bike-to-work-day/a57733-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-05-18/health-issues/south-dakotans-gear-up-for-fridays-bike-to-work-day/a57733-1 (Read More)]]> Civic Engagement Community Issues and Volunteering Health Urban Planning/Transportation EPA: Airplane Emissions a Threat Wed, 27 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-07-27/climate-change-air-quality/epa-airplane-emissions-a-threat/a53227-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-07-27/climate-change-air-quality/epa-airplane-emissions-a-threat/a53227-1 (Read More)]]> Climate Change/Air Quality Consumer Environment Environmental Justice Health Urban Planning/Transportation Advocates Say Biking Bill Could Be Hazardous, Hurt Tourism Thu, 28 Jan 2016 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-01-28/urban-planning-transportation/advocates-say-biking-bill-could-be-hazardous-hurt-tourism/a50100-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-01-28/urban-planning-transportation/advocates-say-biking-bill-could-be-hazardous-hurt-tourism/a50100-1 HB 1073. ...(Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Consumer Environment Health Public Lands/Wilderness Rural/Farming Urban Planning/Transportation New South Dakota Law Gives Cyclists Some Room Wed, 01 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-07-01/health-issues/new-south-dakota-law-gives-cyclists-some-room/a46943-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-07-01/health-issues/new-south-dakota-law-gives-cyclists-some-room/a46943-1 (Read More)]]> Urban Planning/Transportation Health Environment Consumer Children's Newer Cars Saving SD Drivers Money at the Gas Pump Mon, 07 Jul 2014 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2014-07-07/energy-policy/newer-cars-saving-sd-drivers-money-at-the-gas-pump/a40342-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2014-07-07/energy-policy/newer-cars-saving-sd-drivers-money-at-the-gas-pump/a40342-1 (Read More)]]> Climate Change/Air Quality Consumer Energy Policy Livable Wages/Working Families Urban Planning/Transportation More Options Needed for Rural Public Transit Fri, 05 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2013-04-05/senior-issues/more-options-needed-for-rural-public-transit/a31772-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2013-04-05/senior-issues/more-options-needed-for-rural-public-transit/a31772-1 (Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Senior Urban Planning/Transportation Making Connections in Rural Areas Fri, 13 Jul 2012 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2012-07-13/senior-issues/making-connections-in-rural-areas/a27413-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2012-07-13/senior-issues/making-connections-in-rural-areas/a27413-1 (Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Consumer Rural/Farming Senior Urban Planning/Transportation Senior Group Gets New Leadership Fri, 06 Jan 2012 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2012-01-06/senior-issues/senior-group-gets-new-leadership/a24148-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2012-01-06/senior-issues/senior-group-gets-new-leadership/a24148-1 AARP-South Dakota. ...(Read More)]]> Community Issues and Volunteering Consumer Rural/Farming Senior Urban Planning/Transportation Rural Transportation Issues Drive New Bills in Congress Fri, 02 Dec 2011 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2011-12-02/budget-policy-and-priorities/rural-transportation-issues-drive-new-bills-in-congress/a23578-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2011-12-02/budget-policy-and-priorities/rural-transportation-issues-drive-new-bills-in-congress/a23578-1 (Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Rural/Farming Urban Planning/Transportation Transportation Improvements Key for Future of Rural SD Mon, 12 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2011-09-12/urban-planning-transportation/transportation-improvements-key-for-future-of-rural-sd/a22126-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2011-09-12/urban-planning-transportation/transportation-improvements-key-for-future-of-rural-sd/a22126-1 Association of Programs for Rural Independent Living (APRIL). 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Lose the Cell Phone Wed, 25 Nov 2009 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2009-11-25/health-issues/driving-this-holiday-season-lose-the-cell-phone/a11519-2 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2009-11-25/health-issues/driving-this-holiday-season-lose-the-cell-phone/a11519-2 (Read More)]]> Community Issues and Volunteering Criminal Justice Health Urban Planning/Transportation County: Still No Answer from EPA on Hyperion Project Wed, 11 Nov 2009 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2009-11-11/environment/county-still-no-answer-from-epa-on-hyperion-project/a11316-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2009-11-11/environment/county-still-no-answer-from-epa-on-hyperion-project/a11316-1 (Read More)]]> Civic Engagement Community Issues and Volunteering Energy Policy Environment Climate Change/Air Quality Urban Planning/Transportation Cornbelt Common Ground: Biofuels Mon, 19 Oct 2009 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2009-10-19/energy-policy/cornbelt-common-ground-biofuels/a10957-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2009-10-19/energy-policy/cornbelt-common-ground-biofuels/a10957-1 (Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Energy Policy Environment Climate Change/Air Quality Hunger/Food/Nutrition Rural/Farming Urban Planning/Transportation How Safe is the Big Rig Sharing the Road with You? 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