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Calls for more public input into North Dakota redistricting

BISMARCK, N.D. -- North Dakota lawmakers in charge of redistricting have approved a preliminary draft of new legislative boundaries, but ...

Pfizer vaccine booster shots available for Rhode Islanders from Friday

PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Governor Dan McKee and the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) announced Friday that Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 ...

Connecticut still struggling more than a decade after Great Recession

NEW HAVEN, Connecticut - Connecticut's economy has shrunk since the 2008 Great Recession, and combined with highly inequitable wage distribution, ...

Maps for NY congressional, State Senate, and Assembly cause angst

BROOKLYN, N.Y. -- Some New Yorkers are voicing concerns about the creation of not one, but two draft maps for ...

Michigan's 2022 budget wins support for care of children

LANSING, Michigan -- Michigan advocates for children and families are praising many of the investments in the 2022 state budget ...

United States moves towards eliminating refrigerant gases

WASHINGTON D.C.: The United States will further limit the use of hydrofluorocarbons in refrigerators and air conditioners.Hydrofluorocarbons have long been ...

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White House developing regulations on extreme heat

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Biden administration is drafting a plan to protect workers and communities from extreme heat, after a dangerously ...

As Paraguay River falls to record low level, economy worries officials

ASUNCION, Paraguay: The Paraguay River experienced the steepest decline in its water levels in more than 117 years on September ...

Alitalia workers protest end of jobs by blocking highway exit

ROME, Italy: Hundreds of Alitalia workers stopped highway traffic as they blocked an airport exit on Friday to protest that ...

Right wing Czech party lobbies for referendum on leaving EU

PRAGUE, Czech Republic: The right-of-center Czech party, the SPD, which could be part of a new Czech government next month, ...

Chinese president says China will not export coal-fired power projects

BEIJING, China: Last week, President Xi Jinping said China will stop building coal-fired power plants abroad, while pledging to help ...

Experts say, after hurricanes, flood insurance rates to rise in US

NEW YORK CITY, New York: According to a study released by financial services provider LendingTree on Tuesday, updates to the ...