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Kentucky’s Beshear says state of the commonwealth is strong; Republicans skeptical

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear did not break much new ground with his State of the Commonwealth address Wednesday night. Instead, he used the nearly 30-minute speech in front of a joint session... Read more »

Wind-fueled fires spread through Boulder County, engulf over 500 homes

Wind-fueled fires swept through parts of Boulder County on Thursday, leading to extensive property damage and thousands of residents evacuating. The Marshall fire has caused an estimated 35,000 people to evacuate from... Read more »

What Chicago’s abrupt shutdown looks like for students, parents, educators

A rising COVID positivity rate due to the omicron variant. A fast-turnaround teachers union vote to force remote learning. Chicago’s abrupt school shutdown. In mere days, the lives of Chicago educators, students,... Read more »

Polis submits supplemental budget request with $495M in additional spending

Gov. Jared Polis’s office submitted a supplemental budget request to state lawmakers on Tuesday that includes more than $495 million in additional spending and tweaks over two fiscal years. The request includes... Read more »

Denver City Council goes virtual ‘until further notice’

The Denver City Council will conduct its business remotely “until further notice” as COVID-19 cases skyrocket in the city, officials said on Tuesday.  All meetings will be held remotely via Zoom. Members... Read more »

The new UN climate change report shows there’s no time for denial or delay

Humans are dramatically overhauling Earth’s climate. The effects of climate change are now found everywhere around the globe and are intensifying rapidly, states a sweeping new analysis released August 9 by the United Nations’... Read more »

The CDC recommends mRNA COVID-19 vaccines over J&J’s, citing fewer risks

People seeking a COVID-19 vaccine should choose an mRNA shot over Johnson & Johnson’s, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends. The mRNA vaccines, made by Moderna and by Pfizer... Read more »

Investors are expected to keep Illinois farmland prices up in 2022

Farmland prices are expected to continue to rise in 2022. That was the consensus of 93% of attendees at a recent University of Illinois farmland market webinar. Sixty percent of those surveyed... Read more »

Polar bears eating reindeer; normal behaviour or result of climate change?

Recently, scientists in Hornsund, Svalbard – a Norwegian archipelago in the Arctic ocean – witnessed a polar bear pursuing a reindeer into the sea before killing it, dragging it ashore and eating it. The... Read more »

Memphis students return to class as officials prepare for COVID surge

Students in Shelby County Schools returned to classrooms Monday after winter break as district officials prepared to expand in-school COVID testing amid an omicron surge. Beginning Jan. 17, SCS will test participating... Read more »