Health and Fitness
CDC surge scaling up response in Guinea, Sierra Leone, and Liberia
Atlanta, GA--(ENEWSPF)--July 31, 2014. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today issued a warning to avoid nonessential travel to the West African nations of Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra... Read more
NEW YORK--(ENEWSPF)--July 31, 2014. Today, the Wisconsin State Supreme Court, in two separate cases, ruled the state’s photo ID law does not violate the state constitution, but changed a provision that would allow voters to get an ID for free.
The... Read more
Marine base threatens survival of manatee relative
Dugongs are gentle marine mammals related to manatees and have been celebrated as “sirens” that bring friendly warnings of tsunamis. Recent surveys have only been able to conclude that at least three dugongs remain... Read more
New report details the threats of coal ash dust for nearby communities and workers
Toxic coal ash dust at the Making Money Having Fun Landfill in Bokoshe, OK.
Washington, D.C.--(ENEWSPF)--July 31, 2014. Breathing coal ash dust can trigger asthma attacks, lead to... Read more
Latest Local News
Senator asks STB to visit Illinois communities & investigate safety and traffic issues along CN rail lines
WASHINGTON, D.C.--(ENEWSPF)--July 31, 2014. With both Amtrak delays and blocked rail crossings reaching record levels on Canadian National’s (CN) rail lines, U.S. Senator Dick... Read more
WASHINGTON, D.C.--(ENEWSPF)--July 31, 2014. As the reliance on part-time faculty grows at colleges and universities across the country, U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) introduced legislation that would allow part-time faculty – who are often paid low wages with few benefits... Read more