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Many pot farmers have turned to harmful chemicals to protect their crops because federal drug law has left them without any approved pesticides.
A complex cartographic process that affects flood insurance rates has stirred pushback in places like New York City and New Orleans.
Cities have a new standard for releasing building permit data. Now what?
Instead of building up its floodwalls, Michigan’s second-largest city looks to try something different.
Ending Unlimited Solitary Confinement in California; Booker to the Rescue for New Jersey’s Tunnel Mess?
Also: The Texas Supreme Court weighs education funding suit and suing Kansas for voting-machine tapes.
A Rowan County attorney filed misconduct charges against Kim Davis.
A catastrophic flood could be right around the corner, no hurricane necessary.
But their laws may conflict with pending federal regulations on commercial drone use.
When weighing the risks the entire region faces from next Cascadia megathrust earthquake, this future disaster is likely to rival anything the United States has ever faced.