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Farm loan delinquencies highest in 9 years as prices slump

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The nation’s farmers are struggling to pay back loans after years of low crop prices and export markets hit by President Donald Trump’s tariffs, with a key government program...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Conservationists fight oil shale plan in eastern Utah

SALT LAKE CITY – A coalition of environmental groups objected Tuesday to the U.S. government’s approval of the early stages of an oil shale project near the Utah-Colorado border by a company with...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Plan to combat drought in West hinges on California, Arizona

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – A California irrigation district with the highest-priority rights to water from a major Western river is using its power to demand federal funds to restore the state’s largest...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

GOP senators to watch on Trump’s emergency declaration

WASHINGTON – The fight about President Donald Trump’s U.S.-Mexico border wall is heading to the GOP-controlled Senate, putting Republicans in the uncomfortable spot of deciding whether to back his...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Taking look at what didn’t happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

President Trump picks ambassador to Canada for United Nations post

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump announced Friday that he has selected Kelly Craft, the U.S. ambassador to Canada, as his nominee to serve as the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations....

DATE: Feb. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Taking a look at what didn’t happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Ex-Colorado Gov. Hickenlooper supports universal health care

HENNIKER, N.H. – John Hickenlooper, the former governor of Colorado who is considering a run for president in 2020, said Thursday he supports universal health care and thinks the U.S. eventually...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet set to visit Iowa this month

DES MOINES, Iowa – Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet plans to travel to Iowa this month to meet with Democratic activists in the early presidential caucus state as he considers entering his party’s 2020...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Senate passes the decade’s biggest public lands package

WASHINGTON – The Senate on Tuesday passed the most sweeping conservation legislation in a decade, protecting millions of acres of land and hundreds of miles of wild rivers across the country and...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Trump calls for end of resistance politics in State of Union

WASHINGTON – Facing a divided Congress for the first time, President Donald Trump on Tuesday called on Washington to reject “the politics of revenge, resistance and retribution.” He warned...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Gannett turns down hedge fund-backed Digital First Media

NEW YORK – The publisher of USA Today and dozens of other newspapers said no to a hedge-fund backed media group with a reputation for slashing jobs, but the buyout fight may not be over. Gannett...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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