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Archive: October 15, 2012

photo prop B supporters on bus tour. Courtesy of:

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - On Election Day, Missourians will be asked to vote on a higher tobacco tax that would fund schools and pay for programs to help people quit smoking. Supporters on Friday wrapped up a two-week bus tour that covered more than 20 cities to promote Proposition B (Prop B). This week ...Read More

PHOTO: In-person, by phone or on the Internet are options available to Hoosier seniors seeking help with their Medicare health and drug plans during the open enrollment period.

INDIANAPOLIS - In-person, by phone or on the Internet are options available to Hoosier seniors seeking help with their Medicare health and prescription drug plans during the 2012 open enrollment period, which begins today. State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) director Cheryl Saint Clair ...Read More

PHOTO: Many Utah roads will soon look like this! It may be time for a safe-driving refresher course before you have to brave them.

SALT LAKE CITY - The snow has already flown in some parts of Utah, which is a reminder to brush up on safe-driving skills. AARP Utah offers a four-hour driver safety course. It is intended for people over age 50, although anyone who sits behind the wheel can sign up. Paulette Welch, AARP Utah stat ...Read More

Photo: Pictures of outdoor play space in Randolph County. Courtesy: Randolph County Partnership for Children

ASHEBORO, N.C. - Thousands of children across North Carolina are learning to play in the dirt again. It's part of a statewide effort to increase the health and nutrition education for children and their families called Shape NC. In Randolph County alone, 4,000 children benefit from the program, whic ...Read More

PHOTO: The first of the seven meetings will be held at Hermiston High School.

HERMISTON, Ore. - The Oregon Education Investment Board (OEIB) is asking for public input on the topic of school funding in a series of community forums this month. The first is this evening in Hermiston. The board's Education Funding Team has already drafted some recommendations to Gov. Kitzhaber, ...Read More

Photo: Florida Prepaid enrollment begins today to help parents save for their childís college education. Courtesy: Florida Prepaid.
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Starting today, families in Florida can enroll in the state's Prepaid College Plan, allowing them to lock in this year's plan prices to prepare for the rising cost of higher education at state schools. An added benefit: the savings towards their children's education are tax-free. ...Read More

IMAGE: Beth Blakemanís sample ballot. Reproduction permitted courtesy of Bernalillo County Clerk My Voter Information Page.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Members of OLÉ (Organizers in the Land of Enchantment) are seeing the fruits of their labors on Albuquerque's election ballots under Proposition 2. After collecting signatures all summer, Duke City voters now have the chance to decide for themselves whether they support a mi ...Read More

PHOTO: The David S. Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex at Hofstra University, site of the second 2012 presidential debate. Courtesy Hofstra University

CONCORD, N.H. - It was the subject of heated exchanges in the vice presidential debate, and local advocates are hoping both parties' dueling health-reform plans get even more serious scrutiny in Tuesday night's Obama-Romney rematch. During the vice presidential debate, Republican nominee Paul Ryan a ...Read More

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