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Sunday, June 4, 2023

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A Wisconsin group criticizes two of its members of Congress, a new report says the Phoenix area cannot meet its groundwater demands, and Nevada's sporting community sends its priorities to the governor.

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The Senate aims to get the debt limit spending bill to President Biden's desk quickly, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis makes a campaign stop in Iowa, and a new survey finds most straight adults support LGBTQ+ rights.

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Oregon may expand food stamp eligibility to some undocumented households, rural areas have a new method of accessing money for roads and bridges, and Tennessee's new online tool helps keep track of cemetery locations.

Deborah Courson Smith


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ESA Poll Shows Act Well-Liked in Montana

HELENA, Mont. - Montanans like the Endangered Species Act, according to a poll of the state's voters, and the support holds strong no matter their …

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No Stop in Push to Close Coverage Gap in Idaho

ALBION, Idaho – Seventy-eight thousand Idahoans are still waiting for affordable health insurance. If Idaho "closed the gap" and accepted …

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Conference Examines Juvenile Justice Reforms

PHOENIX - You don't have to lock kids up to reduce juvenile crime. It's a change in thinking that's spread across the country with the Juvenile …

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BLM Credits Utah for Sagebrush Restoration

SALT LAKE CITY - Sagebrush country on public lands throughout the West will be managed nearly 100 different ways based on what's best for each area…

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Montana's Sagebrush Sea: Under New Management

HELENA, Mont. - Scrubby, sagebrush landscapes on public lands in Montana and throughout the West are being seen in a new way, with the Bureau of Land …

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Bird Secured Thanks to Partnerships

OVANDO, Mont. - Homegrown Montana solutions are being credited as part of the reason the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service decided not to list the …

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Success for Montana’s Tiniest Foxes

BROWNING, Mont. – They're cute and they're back in Montana. The tiny swift fox that weighs in at about 5 pounds appears to be thriving in the …

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Former Foster Child Wants to Help Youth Aging Out of System

COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho – Children in the Idaho foster care system age out at 18, which means unless they and their foster family agree the …

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New Poverty Numbers Show Insights into Family Struggles

SALT LAKE CITY - The U.S. Census Bureau is reporting good news for Utah, with new data on income, poverty and health insurance. The overall poverty …

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National Drive Electric Week: Models Showcased in Boise

BOISE, Idaho – Idahoans can learn about the nuts and bolts of electric cars this weekend as part of National Drive Electric Week. Cars…

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