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A Solution to California’s Groundwater Depletion is Taking Root

A Solution to California’s Groundwater Depletion is Taking Root

It has been three long, dry years since California’s drought pandemic became a national concern, yet for berry-producing company Driscoll, they’ve known for way longer that there was a water…

LAPD Pushes for More In–Car Cameras After Mentally Ill Man Fatally Shot by Police

LAPD Pushes for More In–Car Cameras After Mentally Ill Man Fatally Shot by Police

The fatal shooting of a mentally ill man by police officers in Los Angeles has sparked controversy over whether or not the officers’ actions were justified. The police claim that…

Rubio’s Presidential Prospects May Be as Thin as His Hair

Rubio’s Presidential Prospects May Be as Thin as His Hair

It’s been almost 60 years since the U.S. had a bald president — a fact that’s making many doubt the viability of U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio’s presidential potential. He was able…

Illinois Governor Signs Legislation To Support Military Families

Illinois Governor Signs Legislation To Support Military Families

Last week, Governor Pat Quinn signed new legislation allowing the children of fallen servicemembers the opportunity to apply for Gold Star license plates. This is only part of a continuing…

Cuomo’s Administration Under Fire for Spending $161 Million on Tourism and Business Ads

Cuomo’s Administration Under Fire for Spending $161 Million on Tourism and Business Ads

New York has spent over $161 million on promoting state tourism as well as the state’s business climate since Governor Andrew Cuomo first came to the office in 2011, according to data…

Water Pollution Expected to Increase in SE Minnesota

Water Pollution Expected to Increase in SE Minnesota

Residents of Southeastern Minnesota are not too happy with the area’s recent makeover as increased farm acreage degrades their private water wells. University of Minnesota researchers assessed that about one-fourth…

Following State Legislature Vote, Alaskan Wildlife Troopers Receive Extra Funds to Enforce Fishing Regs

Following State Legislature Vote, Alaskan Wildlife Troopers Receive Extra Funds to Enforce Fishing Regs

Following a vote from the Alaska State Legislature, $175,000 have been added to the state’s wildlife trooper service. The funds were immediately allocated to bring in six additional troopers to supplement the…

Viral Video Provides Cautionary Tale: Fireworks and Floating Docks Don’t Mix

Viral Video Provides Cautionary Tale: Fireworks and Floating Docks Don’t Mix

What was supposed to be a grand fireworks display turned into a dangerous fire that destroyed a private floating dock on a lake. The video, which was posted to YouTube, shows…

Veterinary Mobility Act Passed By Senate, Ready for President’s Signature

Veterinary Mobility Act Passed By Senate, Ready for President’s Signature

On Wednesday, July 16, the U.S. Senate unanimously approved the Veterinary Mobility Act — about a week after the House of Representatives unanimously approved it as well. The bill will now head…

Massachusetts Gets Lucky as Hurricane Arthur Floods Streets, Leaves Homes Alone

Massachusetts Gets Lucky as Hurricane Arthur Floods Streets, Leaves Homes Alone

Hurricane Arthur swept across Massachusetts last Saturday, as many in the area battened down the hatches, stayed indoors,and hoped for the best while expecting the worst. Luckily, residents from Nantucket…