'; } // 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 More Killer Heat in Store for VA's Future Mon, 22 Jul 2019 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-07-22/climate-change-air-quality/more-killer-heat-in-store-for-vas-future/a67220-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-07-22/climate-change-air-quality/more-killer-heat-in-store-for-vas-future/a67220-1 Union of Concerned Scientists says Virginia usually has 31 days a year on average with a heat index above 90 degrees Fahrenheit, which is considered "extreme heat." Its report says climate change would boost that number to 75 days a year on average by the middle of the century. ...(Read More)]]> Children's Climate Change/Air Quality Health Rural/Farming Senior Urban Planning/Transportation Groups Voice Swift Opposition to Proposed Clean Water Rule Change Wed, 12 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-12-12/water/groups-voice-swift-opposition-to-proposed-clean-water-rule-change/a64893-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-12-12/water/groups-voice-swift-opposition-to-proposed-clean-water-rule-change/a64893-1 proposal on Tuesday to remove federal clean-water protections from many smaller streams and wetlands. The Environmental Protection Agency announced a replacement for the Waters of the United States rule that would lift federal protections from water sources that are seasonal and wetlands that are not connected by a stream to a larger body of water. ...(Read More)]]> Energy Policy Environment Rural/Farming Water Farmers, Conservation Groups Rally Congress to Pass Farm Bill Wed, 03 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-10-03/environment/farmers-conservation-groups-rally-congress-to-pass-farm-bill/a64196-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-10-03/environment/farmers-conservation-groups-rally-congress-to-pass-farm-bill/a64196-1 (Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Environment Rural/Farming Sustainable Agriculture Water SNAP Work Rules Slow Progress on Farm Bill Tue, 18 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-09-18/hunger-food-nutrition/snap-work-rules-slow-progress-on-farm-bill/a63998-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-09-18/hunger-food-nutrition/snap-work-rules-slow-progress-on-farm-bill/a63998-1 (Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Hunger/Food/Nutrition Poverty Rural/Farming Welfare Reform Rural Virginia Could Miss Out on Internet Speed Under FCC Plan Thu, 28 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-09-28/consumer-issues/rural-virginia-could-miss-out-on-internet-speed-under-fcc-plan/a59597-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-09-28/consumer-issues/rural-virginia-could-miss-out-on-internet-speed-under-fcc-plan/a59597-1 (Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Consumer Media Reform Poverty Rural/Farming Social Justice Farm Bill Could Have Good Impact on Wild Birds Fri, 25 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-08-25/endangered-species-and-wildlife/farm-bill-could-have-good-impact-on-wild-birds/a59123-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-08-25/endangered-species-and-wildlife/farm-bill-could-have-good-impact-on-wild-birds/a59123-1 "State of the Birds 2017" report from the North American Bird Conservation Initiative says farm bill conservation programs are helping farmers and ranchers keep their land productive, while supporting birds and other wildlife species. ...(Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Endangered Species & Wildlife Rural/Farming Sustainable Agriculture Pipeline Opponents Look to States, Courts Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-07-28/energy-policy/pipeline-opponents-look-to-states-courts/a58726-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-07-28/energy-policy/pipeline-opponents-look-to-states-courts/a58726-1 Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, or FERC, has issued favorable Environmental Impact Statements for the Atlantic Coast (ACP) and Mountain Valley (MVP) pipelines, similar multi-billion dollar projects to run hundreds of miles from Marcellus fields to eastern markets. ...(Read More)]]> Consumer Energy Policy Environment Public Lands/Wilderness Rural/Farming Water Final Comments Today On Pesticides and Bee Health Regs Mon, 24 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-07-24/environment/final-comments-today-on-pesticides-and-bee-health-regs/a58661-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-07-24/environment/final-comments-today-on-pesticides-and-bee-health-regs/a58661-1 public to comment on an updated assessment of four pesticides that environmental and food-safety groups worry are killing off bees. Hundreds of thousands of public comments are being delivered to the Environmental Protection Agency headquarters in Washington, D.C., today by Friends of the Earth, the Center for Biological Diversity, Earthjustice and others. ...(Read More)]]> Consumer Endangered Species & Wildlife Environment Rural/Farming Sustainable Agriculture Public Lands' Value for Virginia Economy Cited Mon, 17 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-07-17/public-lands-wilderness/public-lands-value-for-virginia-economy-cited/a58550-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-07-17/public-lands-wilderness/public-lands-value-for-virginia-economy-cited/a58550-1 data for each state on the local impact of public land. ...(Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Consumer Cultural Resources Public Lands/Wilderness Rural/Farming Trump EPA Starts Process To Roll Back Clean Water Rule Thu, 29 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-06-29/water/trump-epa-starts-process-to-roll-back-clean-water-rule/a58316-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-06-29/water/trump-epa-starts-process-to-roll-back-clean-water-rule/a58316-1 (Read More)]]> Consumer Environment Public Lands/Wilderness Rural/Farming Water Four in 10 Rural Virginia Children Covered by Medicaid Thu, 08 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-06-08/childrens-issues/four-in-10-rural-virginia-children-covered-by-medicaid/a58039-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-06-08/childrens-issues/four-in-10-rural-virginia-children-covered-by-medicaid/a58039-1 Georgetown University Center for Children and Families, Medicaid or FAMIS – the state's children's health program – covers 44 percent of children living in rural Virginia. ...(Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Children's Consumer Health Rural/Farming Social Justice Group Asks FDA for Interstate Sales of Raw Milk Tue, 23 May 2017 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-05-23/health-issues/group-asks-fda-for-interstate-sales-of-raw-milk/a57773-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-05-23/health-issues/group-asks-fda-for-interstate-sales-of-raw-milk/a57773-1 (Read More)]]> Children's Consumer Health Rural/Farming Dow Chemical Letters to EPA Raise Alarms Mon, 24 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-04-24/environment/dow-chemical-letters-to-epa-raise-alarms/a57407-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-04-24/environment/dow-chemical-letters-to-epa-raise-alarms/a57407-1 leaked letters, Dow executives asked Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt to withdraw recently released "biological evaluations" that show three insecticides - including Dow's chlorpyrifos - are likely to harm 97 percent of threatened or endangered species. ...(Read More)]]> Campaign Finance Reform/Money in Pol Endangered Species & Wildlife Environment Rural/Farming Toxics Colonel Sanders to Kick the Antibiotics Habit Mon, 10 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-04-10/health-issues/colonel-sanders-to-kick-the-antibiotics-habit/a57207-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-04-10/health-issues/colonel-sanders-to-kick-the-antibiotics-habit/a57207-1 (Read More)]]> Animal Welfare Consumer Health Hunger/Food/Nutrition Rural/Farming Sustainable Agriculture Two in Five Virginians Live in "Child-Care Deserts" Mon, 31 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-10-31/childrens-issues/two-in-five-virginians-live-in-child-care-deserts/a54736-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-10-31/childrens-issues/two-in-five-virginians-live-in-child-care-deserts/a54736-1 report examined statistics from eight states to compare the number of children under age five to the number of childcare providers. ...(Read More)]]> Children's Consumer Early Childhood Education Livable Wages/Working Families Rural/Farming Pipelines Add Unneeded Charges for VA Ratepayers, Critics Warn Mon, 19 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-09-19/energy-policy/pipelines-add-unneeded-charges-for-va-ratepayers-critics-warn/a54094-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-09-19/energy-policy/pipelines-add-unneeded-charges-for-va-ratepayers-critics-warn/a54094-1 preliminary Environmental Impact Statement for the Mountain Valley Pipeline, a $3.2 billion project that would run 300 miles across West Virginia and Virginia. ...(Read More)]]> Consumer Energy Policy Environment Public Lands/Wilderness Rural/Farming Social Justice FERC Moving Pipeline Projects Forward Over Objections Mon, 15 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-08-15/climate-change-air-quality/ferc-moving-pipeline-projects-forward-over-objections/a53385-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-08-15/climate-change-air-quality/ferc-moving-pipeline-projects-forward-over-objections/a53385-1 Federal Energy Regulatory Commission or FERC confirmed it won’t require a collective environmental impact statement on all the lines designed to ship Marcellus and Utica gas to East Coast markets. ...(Read More)]]> Climate Change/Air Quality Energy Policy Environment Public Lands/Wilderness Rural/Farming Toxics Study Confirms Broad Benefits from Medicaid Expansion Fri, 10 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-06-10/health-issues/study-confirms-broad-benefits-from-medicaid-expansion/a52339-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-06-10/health-issues/study-confirms-broad-benefits-from-medicaid-expansion/a52339-1 new research. Study co-author Jack Hoadley, a research professor at the Georgetown University Center for Children and Families, said they studied safety-net hospitals and clinics in seven states and confirmed that in the states that have expanded Medicaid, it's relieved a lot of the pressure on health-care providers that struggle to serve the working poor. ...(Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Consumer Health Poverty Rural/Farming Social Justice Appalachian Homestead Act – Could The Land Bring Hope to SW Virginia? Mon, 06 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-06-06/livable-wages-working-families/appalachian-homestead-act-could-the-land-bring-hope-to-sw-virginia/a52273-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-06-06/livable-wages-working-families/appalachian-homestead-act-could-the-land-bring-hope-to-sw-virginia/a52273-1 (Read More)]]> Consumer Environment Environmental Justice Hunger/Food/Nutrition Livable Wages/Working Families Public Lands/Wilderness Rural/Farming Social Justice Sustainable Agriculture Critics Charge FERC Biased Against Local Pipeline Opponents Mon, 23 May 2016 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-05-23/energy-policy/critics-charge-ferc-biased-against-local-pipeline-opponents/a52060-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-05-23/energy-policy/critics-charge-ferc-biased-against-local-pipeline-opponents/a52060-1 Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) will decide on the huge pipelines competing to bring natural gas through West Virginia and Virginia to eastern markets. ...(Read More)]]> Energy Policy Environment Environmental Justice Rural/Farming Social Justice Report: Children Working in VA Tobacco Fields Mon, 09 May 2016 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-05-09/livable-wages-working-families/report-children-working-in-va-tobacco-fields/a51815-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-05-09/livable-wages-working-families/report-children-working-in-va-tobacco-fields/a51815-1 (Read More)]]> Children's Civil Rights Community Issues and Volunteering Consumer Disabilities Environmental Justice Family/Father Issues Health Human Rights/Racial Justice Immigrant Livable Wages/Working Families Poverty Rural/Farming Social Justice Youth USDA to Give Organic Farmers New Conservation Tool Mon, 07 Mar 2016 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-03-07/sustainable-agriculture/usda-to-give-organic-farmers-new-conservation-tool/a50726-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-03-07/sustainable-agriculture/usda-to-give-organic-farmers-new-conservation-tool/a50726-1 U.S. ...(Read More)]]> Environment Rural/Farming Sustainable Agriculture Water Virginia GA “Missing Opportunity" to Improve Rural Health Care Tue, 23 Feb 2016 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-02-23/health-issues/virginia-ga-missing-opportunity-to-improve-rural-health-care/a50516-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-02-23/health-issues/virginia-ga-missing-opportunity-to-improve-rural-health-care/a50516-1 Virginia General Assembly is missing an opportunity to bring care to medically under-served parts of the state, nurse practitioners say. Going into the session, several bills would have loosened regulations and let mid-level medical providers operate in the mostly rural areas without enough doctors. ...(Read More)]]> Community Issues and Volunteering Consumer Disabilities Family/Father Issues Health Mental Health Poverty Rural/Farming Senior EPA May Be Sued Over Failure to Regulate Oil and Gas Waste Thu, 08 Oct 2015 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-10-08/environment/epa-may-be-sued-over-failure-to-regulate-oil-and-gas-waste/a48463-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-10-08/environment/epa-may-be-sued-over-failure-to-regulate-oil-and-gas-waste/a48463-1 (Read More)]]> Water Toxics Rural/Farming Environmental Justice Environment Energy Policy Community Issues and Volunteering Climate Change/Air Quality Regulators Asked to Thin Out Duplicate Gas Pipelines Thu, 13 Aug 2015 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-08-13/energy-policy/regulators-asked-to-thin-out-duplicate-gas-pipelines/a47479-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-08-13/energy-policy/regulators-asked-to-thin-out-duplicate-gas-pipelines/a47479-1 (Read More)]]> Rural/Farming Public Lands/Wilderness Environmental Justice Environment Energy Policy Community Issues and Volunteering Climate Change/Air Quality Clean Energy Plan Could Be "Bright Day" for Solar in Virginia Tue, 04 Aug 2015 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-08-04/energy-policy/clean-energy-plan-could-be-bright-day-for-solar-in-virginia/a47447-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-08-04/energy-policy/clean-energy-plan-could-be-bright-day-for-solar-in-virginia/a47447-1 (Read More)]]> Water Toxics Rural/Farming Public Lands/Wilderness Health Environmental Justice Environment Energy Policy Endangered Species & Wildlife Consumer Community Issues and Volunteering Climate Change/Air Quality Budget Policy & Priorities Virginia Could Do More for Chesapeake Bay Cleanup Thu, 09 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-07-09/water/virginia-could-do-more-for-chesapeake-bay-cleanup/a47049-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-07-09/water/virginia-could-do-more-for-chesapeake-bay-cleanup/a47049-1 within the Chesapeake Bay watershed to help meet the goals of a Chesapeake Bay cleanup plan. A federal appeals court ruling this week reaffirmed the legality of the Chesapeake Bay cleanup effort, which spans six states and the District of Columbia. ...(Read More)]]> Water Sustainable Agriculture Rural/Farming Oceans Environment Endangered Species & Wildlife Animal Welfare EPA: VA Making Progress On Bay & Waterways Cleanup Plan Mon, 15 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-06-15/water/epa-va-making-progress-on-bay-and-waterways-cleanup-plan/a46715-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-06-15/water/epa-va-making-progress-on-bay-and-waterways-cleanup-plan/a46715-1 Environmental Protection Agency. Harry Campbell with the Chesapeake Bay Foundation said both Virginia and Maryland have been doing a good job reducing nitrogen and phosphorus runoff. ...(Read More)]]> Environment Rural/Farming Sustainable Agriculture Water New Administration Water Rule Draws Praise From VA Hunters, Anglers Thu, 28 May 2015 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-05-28/environment/new-administration-water-rule-draws-praise-from-va-hunters-anglers/a46438-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-05-28/environment/new-administration-water-rule-draws-praise-from-va-hunters-anglers/a46438-1 Clean Water Act. 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And Sting, Itch, Suck and Stink. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2014-08-21/climate-change-air-quality/climate-change-starts-to-bite-and-sting-itch-suck-and-stink/a41189-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2014-08-21/climate-change-air-quality/climate-change-starts-to-bite-and-sting-itch-suck-and-stink/a41189-1 report suggests climate change means more of those and other pests. Norfolk health officials have found West Nile virus in a couple of neighborhoods. ...(Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Climate Change/Air Quality Energy Policy Environment Health Public Lands/Wilderness Rural/Farming Hungry In The Country Thu, 14 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2014-08-14/hunger-food-nutrition/hungry-in-the-country/a41101-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2014-08-14/hunger-food-nutrition/hungry-in-the-country/a41101-1 (Read More)]]> Consumer Family/Father Issues Hunger/Food/Nutrition Poverty Rural/Farming Social Justice Community Health Centers Provide Vital Safety Net for 300,000 Virginians Tue, 12 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2014-08-12/health-issues/community-health-centers-provide-vital-safety-net-for-300-000-virginians/a41063-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2014-08-12/health-issues/community-health-centers-provide-vital-safety-net-for-300-000-virginians/a41063-1 National Health Center Week continues, community health centers around the commonwealth are reminding residents of their commitment to provide a crucial safety net for more than 300,000 Virginians at more than 135 community health centers. 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