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Trump administration approves Keystone pipeline on U.S. land
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Trump administration approves Keystone pipeline on U.S. land

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - The Trump administration on Wednesday approved a right-of-way allowing the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline to be built across...

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Water-stressed cities in India turn to innovation for a safe, stable supply
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Water-stressed cities in India turn to innovation for a safe, stable supply

Half the population of India lives in areas where water resources are highly stressed. In the coastal city of Chennai, rapid economic development...

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US heads to court to build Trump border wall in Texas
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US heads to court to build Trump border wall in Texas

HOUSTON - Three years into Donald Trump's presidency, the U. S. government is ramping up its efforts to seize private land in Texas to build a...

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Ambitious Louisville study seeks to understand impact of trees on our health
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Ambitious Louisville study seeks to understand impact of trees on our health

Trees can add beauty and serenity to a neighborhood -- but can they also improve the health of its residents? In Kentucky, the University of...

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How building a community of care can improve farmworkers' health
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How building a community of care can improve farmworkers' health

Farmworkers face major challenges when it comes to staying healthy. They often spend hours daily performing physical labor that taxes the body,...

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Trump donates his 3rd-quarter salary to fight the opioid epidemic
News 2 months ago
Trump donates his 3rd-quarter salary to fight the opioid epidemic

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is donating his third-quarter salary to help tackle the nation's opioid epidemic. A White House official...

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Enriching the lives of Nashville seniors, one song at a time
News 2 months ago
Enriching the lives of Nashville seniors, one song at a time

In Nashville, the nonprofit Music for Seniors connects the city's musicians with its older residents in an effort to build community and improve...

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U.S. retail sales dip 0.3 percent in September
News 3 months ago
U.S. retail sales dip 0.3 percent in September

WASHINGTON - Retail sales dropped in September by the largest amount in seven months, possibly signaling that rising trade tensions and turbulent...

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Why California residents are 'frustrated' with PG&E over planned power outage
News 3 months ago
Why California residents are 'frustrated' with PG&E over planned power outage

The power is still out across a wide swath of Northern California. Officials from utility company PG&E are conducting a planned blackout to reduce...

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Kroger, Walgreens to top selling e-cigarettes in U.S.
News 3 months ago
Kroger, Walgreens to top selling e-cigarettes in U.S.

NEW YORK (AP) - Two major retailers say they will no longer sell e-cigarettes in the U. S. amid mounting health questions surrounding vaping....

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3 reasons Forever 21’s bankruptcy doesn’t spell the end of brick-and-mortar retailing
News 3 months ago
3 reasons Forever 21’s bankruptcy doesn’t spell the end of brick-and-mortar retailing

Affordable fashion brand Forever 21's decision to file for bankruptcy and shutter hundreds of its stores has resurrected the notion that online...

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How the Federal Reserve rate cut could affect your finances
News 4 months ago
How the Federal Reserve rate cut could affect your finances

The Federal Reserve cut its key interest rate by a quarter percent on Wednesday, in an attempt to prop up the U. S. economy in the face of global...

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Downsized Utah national monument allows for more oil and gas development
News 5 months ago
Downsized Utah national monument allows for more oil and gas development

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - The U. S. government's final management plan for land in and around a Utah national monument that President Donald Trump...

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Balancing leisure and livelihood on Grand Junction's public lands
News 5 months ago
Balancing leisure and livelihood on Grand Junction's public lands

In the American West, recreational and tourist activities on public lands can conflict with agriculture, ranching and mining. Despite this...

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How our food is grown and consumed is making climate change worse. What can we do?
News 5 months ago
How our food is grown and consumed is making climate change worse. What can we do?

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is warning of a devastating global feedback loop around how humans produce and consume food. A new...

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U.S. long-term mortgage rates fall sharply
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U.S. long-term mortgage rates fall sharply

WASHINGTON - U. S. long-term mortgage rates fell sharply this week, with the benchmark 30-year loan touching its lowest level since November 2016....

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United Nations predicts hungry future, due to global warming, that can be avoided
News 5 months ago
United Nations predicts hungry future, due to global warming, that can be avoided

WASHINGTON - On the ground, climate change is hitting us where it counts: the stomach - not to mention the forests, plants and animals. A new...

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U.S. adds 164,000 jobs, unemployment holds steady at 3.7 percent
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U.S. adds 164,000 jobs, unemployment holds steady at 3.7 percent

WASHINGTON (AP) - U. S. employers slowed their hiring in July but still added a solid 164,000 jobs to an economy that appears poised to extend its...

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Trump's 'rodent' tweets ring true at Kushner-owned apartments in Baltimore
News 6 months ago
Trump's 'rodent' tweets ring true at Kushner-owned apartments in Baltimore

BALTIMORE (AP) - Davon Jones doesn't have to look far to see the irony in President Donald Trump's tweets that Baltimore is a "rat and rodent...

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