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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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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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Mystery holes in Siberia raise climate change concerns

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A new side effect of climate change has appeared in Siberia, where mysterious, giant holes the size of football fields have opened in the ground. Continue reading

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