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U.S. Supreme Court limits federal power to curb carbon emissions
US & Canada · Washington

U.S. Supreme Court limits federal power to curb carbon emissions

55% Center coverage: 218 sources
The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday imposed limits on the federal government's authority to issue sweeping regulations to reduce carbon emissions from power plants in a ruling that will undermine President Joe Biden's plans to tackle climate change. The court's 6-3 ruling restricted the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) authority to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from existing coal- and gas-fired power plants under the landmark Clean Air Act anti-pollution law. Biden's administration is currently working on new regulations.See the Story
Pelosi takes communion at papal Mass in Vatican
Europe · Washington

Pelosi takes communion at papal Mass in Vatican

51% Center coverage: 113 sources
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi met with Pope Francis on Wednesday. She received Communion during a papal Mass in St. Peter's Basilica. Nancy Pelosi is banned from receiving communion in her home city of San Francisco because of her support of abortion rights. She regularly takes communion at a parish in Washington, D.C., where the archbishop of the U.S. capital allows it.See the Story
Hells Angels founding member Sonny Barger dies aged 83 after brief battle with cancer
Cancer · California

Hells Angels founding member Sonny Barger dies aged 83 after brief battle with cancer

47% Center coverage: 66 sources
Ralph "Sonny" Barger died of cancer, according to a Facebook post. Barger was a frequent target of law enforcement throughout his life. He was also known for beating serious charges that would have led to lifelong incarceration. In 1972, he and three others were acquitted of murdering a Texas drug dealer in Oakland.See the Story

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US & Canada · United States

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88% Center coverage: 51 sources
Nissan is recalling nearly 323,000 Pathfinder SUVs in the U.S. because the hoods can unexpectedly fly open and block the driver's view. Ghislaine Maxwell has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for helping the wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein sexually abuse teenage girls. John Hinckley Jr. has apologized for his actions in a televised interview.See the Story
United States · United States

Wisconsin high court says Republican holdover can stay on Natural Resources Board

75% Center coverage: 4 sources
The high court ruled Wednesday in favor of Fred Prehn, a Wausau dentist appointed to the Natural Resources Board in 2015 by former Gov. Scott Walker. The court's conservative majority said the expiration of Prehn's six-year term, in and of itself, did not create a vacancy for the governor to fill.See the Story
Golf · Wisconsin

Wisconsin Supreme Court bats down challenge to Kohler golf course over parkland swap

100% Center coverage: 2 sources
The court's 4-3 ruling said that the Friends of the Black River Forest can't challenge the Department of Natural Resources policy board's 2014 decision to hand Kohler Co. 5 acres of Kohler-Andrae State Park. Opponents said the ruling will make it much harder for the public to challenge decisions of state agencies. The court ruled that state law does not protect public use of the park.See the Story
US & Canada · Madison

Schedule of Madison-area July Fourth fireworks, parades

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
DeForest-Windsor area will host a three-day Fourth of July celebration. Festival Foods will be lighting up the Isthmus for the second year in a row on Saturday. Fourth Fest 2022 will take place from 2 p.m. to 8 p. m. Monday at the Edgewater, featuring live music and a "Kid Zone"See the Story
US & Canada · Madison

Too much inventory and debt forcing owners of Saris Cycling Group to sell the company

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Saris Cycling Group has filed an alternative to bankruptcy that consolidates its debt, keeps its 132 employees in place. Saris sells trainers for cyclists, racks, maintenance equipment and invests in bike parks around the world. The onset of COVID-19 and massive shutdowns in March 2020 meant an explosion of business for Saris.See the Story
US & Canada · Madison

Restaurant review: Brave the construction for affordable Roseline's Cafe with its hidden patio

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Roseline's Cafe is on the corner of East Wilson and South Blair streets. The cafe's main function is serving free breakfast to guests of the Hotel Ruby Marie. The Denver omelet with ham, red and green bell pepper, and onions, was perfect. The turkey club sandwich was thick with turkey pastrami, crunchy bacon, leaf lettuce, red onion, tomato and mayo.See the Story
US & Canada · Madison

Loud steam explosion on UW campus caused by malfunctioning pressure monitoring device

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
An unusually loud steam expulsion at a University of Wisconsin-Madison heating and cooling plant Wednesday morning was caused by a malfunctioning pressure monitoring device. The explosion attracted attention throughout the Near West Side neighborhood. The device malfunctioned after staff attempted to turn off steam in the area near Charter and Spring street.See the Story
US & Canada · Boscobel

Man dies in head-on crash of his car, semi near Boscobel, authorities say

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
A man died, but his toddler son survived in a head-on crash of his car and a semi-tractor trailer on Highway 61 near Boscobel on Wednesday morning. A 2006 Pontiac Grand Prix driven by Nathan Williams, 33, of rural Glen Haven, that was heading north crossed the center line on a curve and collided with the semi, authorities said. The semi came to rest in the middle of the highway and the car came to end on the west side of the road.See the Story

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