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wilderness

Public appreciation for the wilderness took some time, and nothing could celebrate people’s ability to come together and realize how important and fragile our environment is than the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the famous Wilderness Act. This September, wilderness activists and outdoor enthusiasts alike will be reflecting on...

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cawater

Taking a look through California’s rich history is a great endeavor, except when learning about the state’s groundwater history. The famous San Bernardino Basin area has reached the lowest groundwater level in recorded history — a rude awakening for residents in the area as well as for state government officials. At...

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Image: Eric Shinseki

Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki turned in his official resignation, President Obama said in an official statement Friday. “After Wednesday’s release of an interim inspector general report, we now know that V.A. has a systemic, totally unacceptable lack of integrity within some of our veterans’ health facilities,” Shinseki said,...

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affordablecareact

On Tuesday, March 27, CBS News reported that House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said House Democrats will soon decide whether or not to base their midterm election campaigns around the Affordable Care Act. “We’re not running on or from the Affordable Care Act. We’re very proud of it,” Pelosi said to Vox.com....

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flood-house

Spirits are not high in Penn Yann, NY. “Two devastating floods in about 72 hours were just too much for the village and its people to handle,” 13 WHAM reports. Excessive water damage left basements, homes, local businesses, and vehicles destroyed. “Water heaters, furnaces, electrical wiring all need to...

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