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Key issues to watch in the midterm election

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Along with determining the members of the House of Representatives and one-third of the Senate, the midterm elections will decide a number of important local policy issues around the nation. Continue reading

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Why the People’s Climate March might not make a difference

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Did the march leave enough of an impression on the government to reduce the damage we are doing to our own planet? Or was it just another event for the sake of having an event? Continue reading

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Protesters call for action on climate change

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Hundreds of thousands of protesters gathered around the world this week in advance of a United Nations climate summit. Continue reading

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Can new rice improve health in the Philippines?

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Scientists are developing a new breed of rice that could help improve public health in the Philippines, but some say it will harm the environment. Continue reading

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Colorado towns struggle for control over fracking

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Colorado residents worry that there are not enough safety rules in place to prevent damage to their environment and quality of life. Continue reading

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