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The Orangeburg Area Mental Health Center has welcomed a new executive director who will begin her duties on April 12. Dr. Natashia Smith replaces OAMHC Executive Director Willie Priester, who retired in March. Smith began her career with the South Carolina Department of Mental Health at the Aiken-Barnwell Mental Health Center in 2004. She comes …

LONDON, April 7 (Reuters) – Protesters against climate change broke windows at the London headquarters of Barclays in the Canary Wharf business district on Wednesday. The activists from the Extinction Rebellion group carried placards with slogans such as “Better Broken Windows than Broken Promises” and pasted the message “In Case of Climate Emergency Break Glass” …

Steve Lekwa, Naturally Speaking  |  Special to the Ames Tribune Mississippi flooding: Delta farmer races against water, time Third generation farmer Peyton Potter of has battled backwater and drainage runoff since 2018. Sarah Warnock and Barbara Gauntt, Mississippi Clarion Ledger I was recently working in our basement and noted that our sump-pump was cycling several …

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – China has the world’s greenest central bank, followed by Brazil, both beating richer countries thanks to concrete steps such as lower interest rates on loans for pollution-fighting projects, an activist group said on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: A man wearing a mask walks past the headquarters of the People’s Bank of China, the …

Flooding in NSW has forced the evacuation of at least 18,000 people, with areas on the mid-north coast receiving as much as 890mm of rain in the past week. The flooding on the mid-north coast is the worst since 1929, according to the emergency services minister, David Elliot. Experts say it’s unusual to see so …

Andrew Holt | The Image Bank | Getty Images The Port of London Authority has given the go ahead for trials of tidal energy technology on a section of the Thames, in a move which could eventually help to decarbonize operations connected to the river. The mooring for the trials is situated on a part …

A warning has been issued after reports of adults letting children ride on the e-scooters in Chester. The e-scooters, provided by Ginger, have been in the city since December 21 as part of a 12-month trial to encourage greener ways of getting around in a bid to tackle climate change. But while Cheshire West and …

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, it is hereby ordered as follows: Section 1.  Policy.  Our Nation has an abiding commitment to empower our workers and communities; promote and protect our public health and the environment; and conserve our national treasures and monuments, …

December 28th, 2020 by Jennifer Sensiba  According to the FBI and various news outlets, the Nashville RV bomb set off on Christmas morning was the work of Anthony Warner, who died in the blast. Nobody was killed, largely because the RV had loudspeakers warning people to …

The first of an eventual network of 50 wildlife tracking stations across New England is now in southwestern New Hampshire, allowing scientists and conservation agencies to track the movements of tagged birds, bats and migratory insects. The station was erected last month in Stoddard on the 515-acre Granite Lake Headwaters property of the Harris Center …