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PNS Daily News - September 22, 2020 

The Supreme Court vacancy raises stakes for a reproductive-rights campaign; voter-registration deadlines are just around the corner; and the pandemic compounds child-care woes.

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It's National Voter Registration Day. Plus, the Supreme Court and abortion are back, center stage, in the election spotlight.

Archive: January 18, 2011

MENDOTA HEIGHTS, Minn. - This week is National Healthy Weight Week, and the American Cancer Society (ACS) is encouraging people to manage their weight by eating healthy foods and exercising, a combination that has been shown to reduce the risks of cancer. ACS estimates one-third of cancer deaths ar ...Read More

MINNEAPOLIS - Healthy teeth provide more than a sparkling smile, according to child development experts; they also affect speech development, social skills, and even concentration in school, with an impact on a child's overall health. But access to regular dental care is not an option for many low-i ...Read More

DENVER - There's a new, "one-stop shopping" style option that can connect Colorado seniors and those in need with a variety of agencies and benefits. It's called Benefits Quicklink. AARP Colorado is teaming up with Elderwatch and the GLBT Community Center of Colorado to offer a downtown Denver loca ...Read More

PORTLAND, Ore. - For Oregonians over age 55, cohousing might be just the answer to living independently but having the support of neighbors and friends. A Portland development is one of five in the country to receive awards from the National Association of Home Builders and AARP, as good living opt ...Read More

CASPER, Wyo. - One of the items on the Wyoming Legislature's "to-do" list is a result of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in the "Citizens United" case, related to corporations and direct spending in elections. Current Wyoming law that prohibits corporations and unions from direct spending has to chang ...Read More

AUSTIN, Texas - January is the busiest time of the year for electronics donations at Goodwill Industries of Central Texas, which is dedicated to reusing and recycling the gear to keep it out of landfills. Texas also has a "take-back" law, under which computer companies are supposed to help dispose o ...Read More

PHOENIX - Demand for emergency food rose 27 percent last year at Arizona's food banks. Applications for the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program, or food stamps, were up 33 percent. And Ginny Hildebrand, president of the Association of Arizona Food Banks, says the outlook for 2011 is no bette ...Read More

LANCASTER, Penn. - A Pennsylvania woman whose family was driven to bankruptcy after her twin four-year-old daughters were diagnosed with leukemia, is testifying on Capitol Hill today (Tuesday). Staci Ritter says thw girls' medical treatment has been very costly, and the bills piled up when an insura ...Read More

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