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Archive: September 6, 2011

BOSTON - A Labor Day report from the Massachusetts Budget and Policy Center says workers in Massachusetts are faring better than many across the country, and a higher minimum wage could be one of the factors. The report says growth in real wages has been tepid for lower-wage earners, but it appears ...Read More

DES MOINES, Iowa - Runners and walkers who take part in this month's Metro Waste Authority "Green Run" might expect to see a fair amount of trash at a race sponsored by a landfill. However, MWA communications manager Amy Hock says they will be pleasantly surprised. "The 5K cross-country run-walk w ...Read More

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - September is Hunger Action Month, and Tennesseans are being asked to step up and volunteer this Friday, September 9, during the AARP's National Day of Service. This year, AARP is teaming up with state food banks and Walgreens to help fight hunger. AARP Tennessee President Margot ...Read More

CONCORD, N.H. - As Granite Staters head back to work after the Labor Day weekend, the weekend has been anything but "labor-free" for more than 1000 New Hampshire state employees. Crews have worked around the clock to restore roads and bridges throughout the state in the aftermath of tropical storm I ...Read More

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Delegates from 40 industrialized nations will gather in Iceland this month to discuss the status of family and children's social programs. Of those countries, 39 provide a universal child allowance and paid family leave as part of a comprehensive list of social services. Only the ...Read More

AUSTIN, Texas - A new toll-free hotline is providing low-income Texas veterans with free legal aid in civil cases. Today's returning veterans are more likely than the general population to face unemployment, homelessness and disabilities. While the Veterans Administration and Texas Veterans Commiss ...Read More

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Almost exactly the same number of workers died on the job in 2010 as in 2009 - a little more than 4,500 each year, according to federal statistics. However, the 2010 figure is based on about 9 million fewer workers than the year before because of higher unemployment. Some observ ...Read More

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - Safety first, texting second. It's a message for teens and parents as the school season gets under way. A new crop of teen drivers is behind the wheel, along with the regular uptick in the number of youngsters walking and bicycling to school and a reactivation of school zones. Driv ...Read More

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