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Archive: June 17, 2011

HEMPSTEAD VILLAGE, N. Y. - More Spanish-speaking police officers on the beat is the goal of a forum slated for Saturday in Hempstead. The Long Island Civic Participation Project (LICPP) says recent census data indicates large increases in the Hispanic population of Hempstead, although the group say ...Read More

EUGENE, Ore. – In this economy, it's tough to convince anyone over age 50 that their "golden years" could be golden – but AARP Oregon is going to give it a try, at a workshop June 22-23 in Eugene. It's called "Yes, You Really Can Afford to Retire." The caveat is, it will only happen wit ...Read More

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Job opportunities will elude millions of mostly rural Americans because they lack access to high-speed Internet, according to a new report by the Federal Communications Commission. Sharon Gillett, chief of the FCC's Wireline Competition Bureau, says progress in broadband depl ...Read More

ST. LOUIS, Mo. – June is Pride Festival month in Missouri, and a common theme among events this year is a stronger presence from the faith community. The efforts in Missouri represent a national movement of openly showing support for those in the GLBT community and a willingness to understand ...Read More

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Studying for a spelling bee, learning to play the violin, or taking art classes are examples of ways those in the 50-plus set can help keep their brains healthy. Brain training tips are being explored at a Friday workshop (June 17) in anticipation of the AARP National Spelling ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio – School is out and children are flocking to pools and other bodies of water, looking for ways to have fun and stay cool. But as the weather heats up, experts warn there will be increased numbers of drowning deaths and injuries. In Ohio, that has already proven to be the case, ...Read More

ST. PAUL, Minn. – With two weeks to go until a possible state government shutdown, supporters of Gov. Mark Dayton's budget plan are trying to get their message out. They'll be going door-to-door on Saturday, June 18, in Spring Lake Park and Burnsville. The latter is the hometown of DFL activis ...Read More

DES MOINES, Iowa – Some believe there is a persistent stigma in Iowa that keeps members of the LGBT community from seeking health care. They might have issues with insurance coverage, or they don't want to be "outed" by going to the doctor. As part of an effort to provide medical services to ...Read More

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