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The Supreme Court considers U.S. Census citizenship – we have a pair of reports. Also, on the Wednesday rundown: a look at how poor pay and benefits can threaten the success of preschoolers. And, the Nevada Assembly votes to restore felon’s voting rights.

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Archive: September 20, 2010

CHICAGO - Sitting at a desk hunched over a computer may be a good way to make a living, but doctors say it's awful for our health. Starting this coming weekend, family and friends of those who who suffer from heart disease, and those who've lost loved ones, plan to make a statement through the "Hear ...Read More

DENVER - Big changes are coming this week in health care, as more provisions of the Affordable Care Act go into effect. One key change deals with insurance coverage: No longer will insurance companies be allowed to place lifetime caps on the medical expenses they pay. Nathan Wilkes' son, Thomas, h ...Read More

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Twenty thousand people died in a single year from drug-resistant staphylococcus (staph) infections, and researchers estimate another 10,000 a year could be killed by drug-resistant E. coli bacteria. Experts say much of the problem is the result of so-called factory farms, where c ...Read More

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Income tax cuts initiated by the Bush administration in 2001 lowered rates across the board on income, dividends and capital gains. The bill also lowered taxes on Tennessee's middle class families and the working poor. The executive director of Tennesseans for Fair Taxation, Eli ...Read More

TUCSON, Ariz. - The DREAM Act gets a reality check this week in the U.S. Senate. Democrats hope to pass the measure by attaching it to a defense authorization bill. Under the DREAM Act, undocumented immigrants brought to this country as children, who have lived here at least five years, could apply ...Read More

KIRKLAND, Wash. - At least one in five homeowners owes more on their mortgage than their home is worth, and an increasing number think it's okay to walk away from that mortgage. A Pew Research Center survey found that about two-thirds of respondents still believe it's unacceptable to stop making hou ...Read More

LAS VEGAS, Nev. - State numbers point to a learning achievement gap, at least partly because only 40 percent of Nevada children are enrolled in a nursery, preschool or kindergarten, according to Nevada's Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems Strategic Plan. However, a "Virtual Pre-K" program is now ...Read More

LAS VEGAS, Nev. - Lake Tahoe is the winner. That's the view of local environmentalists reacting to a court ruling that rejects the current development plan for the lake shore. The Tahoe Regional Planning Agency called for hundreds of new piers and boat slips and thousands of buoys along the shorelin ...Read More

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