'; } // 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 Small Farms, Minority Farmers Left Behind in Trade War Subsidies Thu, 08 Aug 2019 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-08-08/rural-farming/small-farms-minority-farmers-left-behind-in-trade-war-subsidies/a67401-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-08-08/rural-farming/small-farms-minority-farmers-left-behind-in-trade-war-subsidies/a67401-1 Environmental Working Group. Don Carr, a senior adviser with the group, says the bottom 80% of farmers with smaller operations received less than $5,000, while the top 1% received $183,000 on average. ...(Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Civic Engagement Civil Rights Consumer Human Rights/Racial Justice Rural/Farming Federal Protections On the Way Out for Gray Wolves Fri, 08 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-03-08/endangered-species-and-wildlife/federal-protections-on-the-way-out-for-gray-wolves/a65770-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-03-08/endangered-species-and-wildlife/federal-protections-on-the-way-out-for-gray-wolves/a65770-1 (Read More)]]> Endangered Species & Wildlife Public Lands/Wilderness Rural/Farming Medicaid Work Requirement Bill Faces Uphill Battle in WY House Wed, 20 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-02-20/health-issues/medicaid-work-requirement-bill-faces-uphill-battle-in-wy-house/a65578-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-02-20/health-issues/medicaid-work-requirement-bill-faces-uphill-battle-in-wy-house/a65578-1 Senate File 144 would end up hurting thousands of the state's most vulnerable residents. ...(Read More)]]> Consumer Criminal Justice Health Hunger/Food/Nutrition Livable Wages/Working Families Poverty Rural/Farming Social Justice Welfare Reform Study: Food Choices Impact Health, Environment Mon, 11 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-02-11/climate-change-air-quality/study-food-choices-impact-health-environment/a65492-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-02-11/climate-change-air-quality/study-food-choices-impact-health-environment/a65492-1 The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 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Uninsured Rates High Compared to Medicaid Expansion States Wed, 26 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-09-26/health-issues/wyo-uninsured-rates-high-compared-to-medicaid-expansion-states/a64051-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-09-26/health-issues/wyo-uninsured-rates-high-compared-to-medicaid-expansion-states/a64051-1 new report from Georgetown University. Study co-author Joan Alker, executive director of the Georgetown University Center for Children and Families, says the coverage gap shows there's a big opportunity for states to expand Medicaid. ...(Read More)]]> Children's Civic Engagement Consumer Health Livable Wages/Working Families Poverty Rural/Farming Farmers, Wildlife Groups Target Wyo. 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Hunger/Food/Nutrition Poverty Rural/Farming Farm Bill Benefits for WY Cattle Industry Could Threaten Wildlife Thu, 14 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-06-14/endangered-species-and-wildlife/farm-bill-benefits-for-wy-cattle-industry-could-threaten-wildlife/a62904-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-06-14/endangered-species-and-wildlife/farm-bill-benefits-for-wy-cattle-industry-could-threaten-wildlife/a62904-1 a bill that would exempt the livestock industry from a series of environmental reviews and public input. ...(Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Endangered Species & Wildlife Environment Public Lands/Wilderness Rural/Farming Campaign Urges Interior to Honor Sage-Grouse Deal Wed, 07 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-03-07/endangered-species-and-wildlife/campaign-urges-interior-to-honor-sage-grouse-deal/a61733-1 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https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-11-21/climate-change-air-quality/industrial-food-tops-fossil-companies-on-climate-pollution/a60357-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-11-21/climate-change-air-quality/industrial-food-tops-fossil-companies-on-climate-pollution/a60357-1 the five biggest global meat and dairy companies. ...(Read More)]]> Climate Change/Air Quality Environment Hunger/Food/Nutrition Rural/Farming Sustainable Agriculture Conservationists Invite Volunteers to Help Protect Butterflies Mon, 30 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-10-30/endangered-species-and-wildlife/conservationists-invite-volunteers-to-help-protect-butterflies/a60043-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-10-30/endangered-species-and-wildlife/conservationists-invite-volunteers-to-help-protect-butterflies/a60043-1 (Read More)]]> Animal Welfare Civic Engagement Consumer Endangered Species & Wildlife Environment Hunger/Food/Nutrition Public Lands/Wilderness Rural/Farming 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Cheyenne sportsman Earl DeGroot said the state's hunters and anglers depend on access to public lands, and he hopes the Legislature will seriously consider the report's findings. ...(Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Endangered Species & Wildlife Energy Policy Environment Public Lands/Wilderness Rural/Farming Campaign to Save Bees Turns Corner with Retail Outlets Thu, 18 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-08-18/endangered-species-and-wildlife/campaign-to-save-bees-turns-corner-with-retail-outlets/a53609-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-08-18/endangered-species-and-wildlife/campaign-to-save-bees-turns-corner-with-retail-outlets/a53609-1 study conducted at garden centers across the U.S. ...(Read More)]]> Civic Engagement Consumer Endangered Species & Wildlife Environment Hunger/Food/Nutrition Rural/Farming Toxics Citizen Scientists Needed to Track Monarch Butterflies in Wyoming Mon, 08 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-08-08/endangered-species-and-wildlife/citizen-scientists-needed-to-track-monarch-butterflies-in-wyoming/a53439-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-08-08/endangered-species-and-wildlife/citizen-scientists-needed-to-track-monarch-butterflies-in-wyoming/a53439-1 (Read More)]]> Civic Engagement Climate Change/Air Quality Community Issues and Volunteering Endangered Species & Wildlife Environment Rural/Farming Toxics 'Ghost Worker' Identity Theft Common in Migrant Farm Work Thu, 14 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-07-14/immigrant-issues/ghost-worker-identity-theft-common-in-migrant-farm-work/a52947-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-07-14/immigrant-issues/ghost-worker-identity-theft-common-in-migrant-farm-work/a52947-1 (Read More)]]> Children's Human Rights/Racial Justice Immigrant Livable Wages/Working Families Rural/Farming Social Justice Youth More Than 4,000 Coal-Industry Jobs Lost in Western States Wed, 13 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-07-13/energy-policy/more-than-4-000-coal-industry-jobs-lost-in-western-states/a52926-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-07-13/energy-policy/more-than-4-000-coal-industry-jobs-lost-in-western-states/a52926-1 an investigative report by High Country News. ...(Read More)]]> Climate Change/Air Quality Education Energy Policy Environment Family/Father Issues Livable Wages/Working Families Rural/Farming Toxics Gearing Up to Battle Invasive Wiregrass in Wyoming Thu, 07 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-07-07/endangered-species-and-wildlife/gearing-up-to-battle-invasive-wiregrass-in-wyoming/a52804-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-07-07/endangered-species-and-wildlife/gearing-up-to-battle-invasive-wiregrass-in-wyoming/a52804-1 (Read More)]]> Rural/Farming Public Lands/Wilderness Environment Endangered Species & Wildlife Consumer Civic Engagement Homeless Group Joins Campaign to Grow Food for Needy Families Tue, 07 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-06-07/hunger-food-nutrition/homeless-group-joins-campaign-to-grow-food-for-needy-families/a52282-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-06-07/hunger-food-nutrition/homeless-group-joins-campaign-to-grow-food-for-needy-families/a52282-1 (Read More)]]> Civic Engagement Community Issues and Volunteering Consumer Family/Father Issues Health Housing/Homelessness Hunger/Food/Nutrition Poverty Rural/Farming Sustainable Agriculture Report Makes Strong Case for Less Antibiotic Use in Agriculture Tue, 31 May 2016 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-05-31/rural-farming/report-makes-strong-case-for-less-antibiotic-use-in-agriculture/a52122-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-05-31/rural-farming/report-makes-strong-case-for-less-antibiotic-use-in-agriculture/a52122-1 new report calls for banning or restricting the use of antibiotics in farm animals to curb the global spread of infections. Cameron Harsh, senior manager for organic and animal policy with the environmental advocacy group Center for Food Safety, explains continuously dosing animals creates stronger strains of bacteria, which makes antibiotics less effective at fighting infections in people. ...(Read More)]]> Animal Welfare Consumer Environment Health Hunger/Food/Nutrition Rural/Farming Sustainable Agriculture Waste Reduction/Recycling Water Bee Losses Raise Stakes for Action on Pesticides Mon, 16 May 2016 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-05-16/rural-farming/bee-losses-raise-stakes-for-action-on-pesticides/a51918-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-05-16/rural-farming/bee-losses-raise-stakes-for-action-on-pesticides/a51918-1 Honeybee populations in the U.S. dropped by 44 percent last year according to a new national survey. ...(Read More)]]> Animal Welfare Climate Change/Air Quality Consumer Endangered Species & Wildlife Environment Hunger/Food/Nutrition Rural/Farming Sustainable Agriculture Toxics BLM "Planning 2.0" with Focus on Public Input Mon, 11 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-04-11/public-lands-wilderness/blm-planning-2-0-with-focus-on-public-input/a51328-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-04-11/public-lands-wilderness/blm-planning-2-0-with-focus-on-public-input/a51328-1 U.S. Bureau of Land Management is hoping to get out in front of any future "sagebrush rebellions" by putting the reigns of managing public lands into public hands. ...(Read More)]]> Civic Engagement Community Issues and Volunteering Endangered Species & Wildlife Energy Policy Environment Family/Father Issues Public Lands/Wilderness Rural/Farming Waste Reduction/Recycling Wyoming Prepares for Grizzly Delisting Wed, 06 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-04-06/endangered-species-and-wildlife/wyoming-prepares-for-grizzly-delisting/a51261-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-04-06/endangered-species-and-wildlife/wyoming-prepares-for-grizzly-delisting/a51261-1 draft management plan, which includes hunting, and is accepting public comments through April 14. ...(Read More)]]> Animal Welfare Civic Engagement Endangered Species & Wildlife Environment Native American Public Lands/Wilderness Rural/Farming Wyoming among States Advancing Claims on Colorado River Tue, 22 Mar 2016 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-03-22/environment/wyoming-among-states-advancing-claims-on-colorado-river/a50955-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-03-22/environment/wyoming-among-states-advancing-claims-on-colorado-river/a50955-1 (Read More)]]> Climate Change/Air Quality Endangered Species & Wildlife Environment Public Lands/Wilderness Rural/Farming Water Food Supplies Threatened by Bee Declines Wed, 09 Mar 2016 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-03-09/hunger-food-nutrition/food-supplies-threatened-by-bee-declines/a50764-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-03-09/hunger-food-nutrition/food-supplies-threatened-by-bee-declines/a50764-1 planet's biodiversity. ...(Read More)]]> Animal Welfare Climate Change/Air Quality Community Issues and Volunteering Consumer Endangered Species & Wildlife Environment Hunger/Food/Nutrition Rural/Farming Toxics Task Force Recommends $1.3 Billion in Energy Royalties for Conservation Tue, 08 Mar 2016 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-03-08/endangered-species-and-wildlife/task-force-recommends-1-3-billion-in-energy-royalties-for-conservation/a50733-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-03-08/endangered-species-and-wildlife/task-force-recommends-1-3-billion-in-energy-royalties-for-conservation/a50733-1 blue-ribbon panel recommendations include tapping $1.3 billion in royalties from energy production on public lands to protect non-game species. ...(Read More)]]> Animal Welfare Budget Policy & Priorities Civic Engagement Endangered Species & Wildlife Energy Policy Environment Public Lands/Wilderness Rural/Farming Report: Federal Lands Valuable to Western States Wed, 02 Mar 2016 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-03-02/public-lands-wilderness/report-federal-lands-valuable-to-western-states/a50651-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-03-02/public-lands-wilderness/report-federal-lands-valuable-to-western-states/a50651-1 a new study shows rural counties in Wyoming with more federal lands do better than counties with less. While some parts of the West are struggling, said report author Megan Lawson of Headwaters Economics, counties with more public lands saw faster growth in population, employment and personal income. ...(Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Consumer Energy Policy Housing/Homelessness Livable Wages/Working Families Public Lands/Wilderness Rural/Farming Urban Planning/Transportation Conservation Groups Sue for Stronger Rules to Protect Sage-Grouse Mon, 29 Feb 2016 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-02-29/endangered-species-and-wildlife/conservation-groups-sue-for-stronger-rules-to-protect-sage-grouse/a50608-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-02-29/endangered-species-and-wildlife/conservation-groups-sue-for-stronger-rules-to-protect-sage-grouse/a50608-1 (Read More)]]> Animal Welfare Endangered Species & Wildlife Energy Policy Environment Public Lands/Wilderness Rural/Farming Water Wyoming Vies for Back-to-Back Junior Duck Stamp Titles Thu, 18 Feb 2016 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-02-18/endangered-species-and-wildlife/wyoming-vies-for-back-to-back-junior-duck-stamp-titles/a50445-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-02-18/endangered-species-and-wildlife/wyoming-vies-for-back-to-back-junior-duck-stamp-titles/a50445-1 (Read More)]]> Youth Rural/Farming Environment Endangered Species & Wildlife Education Community Issues and Volunteering Children's Arts & Culture Animal Welfare Report: Warming Could Impact Water Supplies in Western States Mon, 25 Jan 2016 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-01-25/environment/report-warming-could-impact-water-supplies-in-western-states/a50006-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-01-25/environment/report-warming-could-impact-water-supplies-in-western-states/a50006-1 independent analyses by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. And 15 of the 16 warmest years on record have occurred since the new century began. ...(Read More)]]> Climate Change/Air Quality Consumer Endangered Species & Wildlife Energy Policy Environment Rural/Farming Sustainable Agriculture Waste Reduction/Recycling Water Wyoming Sagebrush Makeover Wed, 23 Sep 2015 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-09-23/public-lands-wilderness/wyoming-sagebrush-makeover/a48227-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-09-23/public-lands-wilderness/wyoming-sagebrush-makeover/a48227-1 plans on how those public lands will be treated. More than half of all sagebrush lands have been lost, said Ken Rait, public lands director at The Pew Charitable Trusts, so the conservation components in the plans will keep habitat strong for big game and birds, keep them open for hunting and other recreation, and allow for development and grazing. ...(Read More)]]> Public Lands/Wilderness Environmental Justice Environment Energy Policy Endangered Species & Wildlife Budget Policy & Priorities Rural/Farming Wyoming Elk: To Feed or Not to Feed during the Winter? Mon, 31 Aug 2015 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-08-31/endangered-species-and-wildlife/wyoming-elk-to-feed-or-not-to-feed-during-the-winter/a47915-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-08-31/endangered-species-and-wildlife/wyoming-elk-to-feed-or-not-to-feed-during-the-winter/a47915-1 renew a feeding permit is pending in the Bridger-Teton National Forest, and there are at least 30 other feeding sites. ...(Read More)]]> Animal Welfare Endangered Species & Wildlife Environment Public Lands/Wilderness Rural/Farming Sagebrush Landscape Health: Ranchers Compare Notes Thu, 23 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-07-23/environment/sagebrush-landscape-health-ranchers-compare-notes/a47326-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-07-23/environment/sagebrush-landscape-health-ranchers-compare-notes/a47326-1 Sage Grouse Initiative. More than four million acres have been improved under the initiative, with the goal of keeping sagebrush landscapes healthy for animals and plants, while also keeping them working for rural communities. ...(Read More)]]> Rural/Farming Public Lands/Wilderness Environment Energy Policy Endangered Species & Wildlife Consumer Budget Policy & Priorities Animal Welfare Poll Finds Most Voters Treasure Sage-Grouse Habitat Thu, 16 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-07-16/endangered-species-and-wildlife/poll-finds-most-voters-treasure-sage-grouse-habitat/a47158-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-07-16/endangered-species-and-wildlife/poll-finds-most-voters-treasure-sage-grouse-habitat/a47158-1 (Read More)]]> Environment Energy Policy Endangered Species & Wildlife Animal Welfare Public Lands/Wilderness Rural/Farming