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Archive: September 19, 2011

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - Only about 60 percent of American women have thought about their long-term care, and even fewer have written down any plans on how they will care for themselves as they age, according to the AARP. Their program, "Decide.Create.Share.", helps women plan for all aspects of aging, i ...Read More

LAS VEGAS, Nev. - Nevadans face three options when it comes to testing activities at the Department of Energy (DOE) Nevada National Security Site, located 65 miles northwest of Las Vegas. Some say all three raise concerns about the possibility of disturbing radioactive residue. Jane Feldman, conse ...Read More

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Florida wants to get out of the business of running Medicaid. The state is trying to turn the program over to private health care companies. Six years ago, it started the move by creating a five-county pilot program to experiment in Medicaid managed care. The federal government h ...Read More

FT. PIERRE, S.D. - Saying that being ready is a shared responsibility, President Obama has declared September as "National Preparedness Month," a time for everyone to share information about preventing and recovering from natural or man-made disasters. Oahe Valley Community Health Center, Ft. Pier ...Read More

AUSTIN, Texas - Texas lost 1300 jobs overall in August. Some 8100 new private-sector jobs could not make up for the loss of 9400 government jobs, and the unemployment rate ticked up to 8.5 percent. The pattern is predictable, according to economists who don't believe the government should emphasize ...Read More

ALBANY, N.Y. - Ask for whom the school bell tolls this fall and the answer is: teachers, programs and student assistance. It's been long predicted, but only now is the impact sinking in of $1.3 billion in cuts to state education spending, compelled last spring by the governor and the legislature. Th ...Read More

BOISE, Idaho - The congressional "super committee" tasked with cutting $1.5 trillion in federal spending by 2021 will be back at work later this week. Idaho has a lot at stake when it comes to its discussions, according to AARP Idaho. No Idaho representatives serve on the committee, so Idahoans wi ...Read More

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - In spite of receiving of public assistance, a $30 million private dorm with retail space going up in Morgantown is being built with the labor of few West Virginians, unions and residents say. They also suspect the project may be employing undocumented labor. Local resident Mark ...Read More

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