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Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Free Exercise: Excluding Churches From Public Benefits 'Odious To Our Constitution'

On Monday morning, the Supreme Court released a ruling by a 7-2 margin finding that states cannot prohibit public funding to churches simply because they are churches. 129 more words

Supreme Court Rules for Missouri Church in Playground Case

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Supreme Court ruled Monday that churches have the same right as other charitable groups to seek state money for new playground surfaces and other nonreligious needs. 754 more words


Reminder To Nature-Lovers: State Park Fees Are Increasing July 1

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Visiting state parks is about to get a bit more expensive.

The Department of Natural Resources is reminding nature-lovers in Minnesota that come July 1 many fee increases will go into effect. 198 more words


Rider helped educate UGA Aquarium visitors, now back in his natural habitat

by Emily Woodward

Rider, a loggerhead sea turtle which spent the last three years at the UGA Marine Education Center and Aquarium, was returned to his natural home in the ocean. 425 more words

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Missouri DNR Fined for Sunshine Law Violation

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – The Missouri Department of Natural Resources must pay a $5,000 fine for violating the Sunshine Law after it took members of the Clean Water Commission on a tour of hog farms without proper public notice. 114 more words


Is Your Pet Feeling Left Out Of The Camping Experience? That's About To Change

DETROIT (CBSDetroit) – Officials are planning to expand the options for pet lovers who want to bring along their favorite companions on camping trips.

Beginning in November, the state’s Department of Natural Resources will open some state park cabins and lodges to people traveling with dogs or cats. 85 more words


Nova Scotia candidate issues plea for orphaned bear cubs found in woods

Two orphaned bear cubs whose survival briefly became a Nova Scotia election issue Tuesday have been placed in wildlife parks and will not be euthanized. 172 more words