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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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Can dogs smell cancer?

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Researchers are studying how dogs’ sense of smell might help scientists develop a tool to detect cancer in humans. Continue reading

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New NFL rules aim to make football safer

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The NFL kicked off its new season last night with new safety measures that may lessen the chance of injury for players. Continue reading

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Ebola vaccine begins human trials

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Researchers plan to start testing an Ebola vaccine on humans in the wake of the disease’s worst outbreak ever. Continue reading

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St. Louis cops shoot and kill man near Ferguson

Back to school resources for every classroom

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It’s that time of year again and PBS NewsHour Extra has got you covered for great back to school lesson plans and resources for every…read more

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