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Editorial Roundup: Wisconsin

Aug. 17, 2022 19:56 PM EDT

Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. August 15, 2022. Editorial: Hemp production an intriguing option for Wisconsin Our recent story about an area farmer studying the potential for industrial hemp has more implications than what people might realize at a glance. We think this...

Editorial Roundup: Florida

Aug. 17, 2022 19:34 PM EDT

South Florida Sun Sentinel. August 16, 2022. Editorial: Board of Ed must make vague ‘parental rights’ law clear With Florida having opened the school year facing an unprecedented teacher shortage, the Board of Education meets today for the purpose of driving...

Gas-powered muscle cars drive into the sunset, turn electric

Aug. 17, 2022 19:11 PM EDT

PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — Thundering gas-powered muscle cars, for decades a fixture of American culture, will be closing in on their final Saturday-night cruises in the coming years as automakers begin replacing them with super-fast cars that run on batteries. Stellantis' Dodge brand,...

Editorial Roundup: Pennsylvania

Aug. 17, 2022 19:08 PM EDT

Wilkes-Barre Citizens' Voice. August 15, 2022. Editorial: Urgent case for open primaries More than 740,000 registered Pennsylvania voters are not affiliated with any party. It always has been wrong, as a matter of principle, to disenfranchise...

Ruling clears Biden's 2021 pause on new oil, gas leases

Aug. 17, 2022 18:27 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A judge’s order that forced the Biden administration to resume sales of oil and gas leases on federal land and waters was vacated Wednesday by a federal appeals court in New Orleans. It was at least a temporary victory for President Joe Biden but the immediate...

Judge: Suit by group critical of immigration can proceed

Aug. 17, 2022 16:26 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A group calling for sharply limiting immigration has scored a legal victory in its federal lawsuit arguing the Biden administration violated environmental law when it halted construction of the U.S. southern border wall and sought to undo other immigration policies by former...

Medical groups, 20 states weigh in on Idaho abortion lawsuit

Aug. 17, 2022 16:14 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A legal battle over abortion rights pitting one of the reddest states in the nation against the U.S. government has dozens of states and major medical associations seeking to weigh in. Twenty states, Washington, D.C., the American College of Emergency...

How new Colorado River cuts will impact states, residents

Aug. 17, 2022 15:58 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Arizona and Nevada residents won't face bans on watering their lawns or washing their cars despite more Colorado River water shortages. But U.S. officials announced Tuesday there will be less water available next year for them from the river that serves 40 million...

Missouri voters to weigh forgiveness for past weed crimes

Aug. 17, 2022 14:47 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri could become the first state to pass a voter-led effort to require courts to automatically forgive past marijuana crimes as part of a constitutional amendment to legalize recreational pot on November's ballot. Of the 19 states where recreational...

Editorial Roundup: United States

Aug. 17, 2022 12:35 PM EDT

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Aug. 16 The Washington Post on Mohammed bin Salman and Saudi brutality: Salma al-Shehab, the mother of two young children, was studying for a PhD at the University of Leeds and took time...