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Growing up in rural Calhoun County, I learned many things. I learned how to work with my hands, catch a fish, ride around the town square on Saturday nights, and how to get into just a little bit of trouble. What I didn’t learn, or know at the time, was how much technology would impact …

Idaho’s state forester testified before Congress about the relationship between drought, wildfires and forest health. BOISE, Idaho — Idaho’s wildfire seasons are 30 to 60 days longer than in past decades because of the changing climate. That’s what Idaho’s state forester recently told a congressional subcommittee. State Forester Craig Foss recently testified before a House …

MONROE, La. (KTVE/KARD) — On May 29, 2021, 27-year-old Fredrick Grayson was arrested after leading a Ouachita Parish Sheriff Deputy into a highspeed chase. According to the deputy, Grayson’s Black Nissan Altima was traveling Northbound with a tinted license plate cover on the temporary tag. As the deputy attempted to perform a traffic stop, Grayson’s …

GREENVILLE, Mich. — Setting up the tent with his wife and kids is a tradition for Adam Snider. “Every year we spend Memorial Day weekend and we get together with our church,” said Snider, who lives in Portage. “For the last four or five years, we’ve all booked sites here [Wabsis Lake Campground] in November, …

A physician representing a Japanese medical body has warned that holding the postponed Tokyo Olympics in two months could lead to the spread of variants of the coronavirus. Dr Naoto Ueyama, chairman of the Japan Doctors Union, said the International Olympic Committee and the Japanese government had underestimated the risks of bringing 15,000 Olympic and …

Hawaii Department of Health officials today reported 73 new confirmed and probable coronavirus infections statewide, bringing the state’s total since the start of the pandemic to 33,585 cases. There was a sharp rise in the state’s total coronavirus case count after health officials today added in 1,638 probable infections that were recorded since the start …

Recognizing the advances in assisted reproductive technology (ART), the State Department is updating our interpretation and application of Section 301 of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), which establishes the requirements for acquisition of U.S. citizenship at birth. Children born abroad to parents, at least one of whom is a U.S. citizen and who are …

NEWCASTLE — Craig Overman has been suffering from Parkinson’s disease since 2015, but in the past year, he decided to participate in a trial of the deep brain stimulation technology provided by Abbott Laboratories, a medical device company. DBS “is a process that sends electrical impulses to parts of your brain that aren’t working properly, …

Vaccinations and warmer weather should help limit COVID-19’s spread as the state moves toward further loosening restrictions, but the virus will continue to kill and make people sick for years to come, public health experts predict. “The pathogen is very likely to be with us in perpetuity and we have to learn to live with …

This week, the U.S. Department of the Treasury announced the launch of the Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Fund, established by the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, to provide $350 billion in emergency funding for eligible state, local, territorial, and Tribal governments. According to Treasury’s statement accompanying its launch of the program and …