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Friday October 21st, 2022 night edition

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Fish and Wildlife Service today announced more than $66.7 million in grants to 16 states and Guam to support land acquisition and conservation planning projects on over 13,500 acres of habitat for 162 listed and at-risk species through the Cooperative Endangered Species Conservation Fund (CESCF).

“These grants will enable state and territorial fish and wildlife agencies and their partners to advance the stewardship of our nation’s most imperiled species and the habitats upon which they depend,” said Service Director Martha Williams.

“This cooperative approach to conservation demonstrates a shared commitment to the Endangered Species Act’s purpose of protecting biodiversity.”.

This approach to conservation, done in cooperation with states, territories, willing landowners and local partners, furthers species conservation and economic development.

The Service also approved more than $9.1 million in grant awards to eight states and Guam under the Conservation Planning Assistance Grant Program.

This year’s awards will support 15 conservation planning efforts covering 135 listed, candidate and at-risk species.

The Service is working to actively engage conservation partners and the public in the search for improved and innovative ways to conserve and recover imperiled species. »

How to get on a Watchlist Episode 8: How to Kill a Journalist

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How to Kill a Journalist – How to get on a Watchlist In the Season 1 finale, we discuss the threats posed to journalists around the world with Dr Mark Grant.

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Leaked Texts Reveal Marjorie Taylor Greene’s Private Push to Overturn 2020 Election

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Marjorie Taylor Greene was privately pressuring former Georgia Senator Kelly Loeffler to get on board with the effort to overturn the 2020 election, text messages obtained by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reveal.

Loeffler didn’t sign the statement, but she ultimately more or less got on board with the effort to overturn the election.

Loeffler’s attempts to convert Trump’s election conspiracies in Georgia into a victory for herself were met with resistance from Georgia officials. »

Texas Roofer Arrested in Florida for Helping Hurricane Victims

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After Hurricane Ian pulverized parts of Florida earlier this month, roofer Terence Duque sprung into action.

Duque was arrested for "conducting business in Charlotte County without a Florida license," the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office announced on Friday.

That's convenient protectionism for roofers and other contractors in Florida, but it's terrible news for anyone who needs a new roof right now. »