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Archive: November 12, 2012

PHOTO: Kelsey Dumanch has made it her goal to get young smokers to kick the habit.

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. – This Thursday, Nov. 15, is the American Cancer Society's 37th Annual Great American Smokeout, with special activities on college campuses to help young people quit. Kelsey Dumanch, from Hustisford, is a junior at UW-Eau Claire who says it's important for young people to stay ...Read More

PHOTO: An enthusiastic crowd broke ground for the new veterans' housing project in Roseburg. Courtesy of NeighborWorks Umpqua.

ROSEBURG, Ore. - One in six homeless people in the United States is a veteran. Oregon groups are helping them access social services and housing in some creative ways, as part of a nationwide push to end homelessness among vets. Last month, construction began in Roseburg for one of the first apartme ...Read More

PHOTO: Carmen Rodriguez is a University of New Mexico student who is applying for the DACA program. Photo credit: David Silverstein, ImagicArt.<br />

SANTA FE, N. M. – The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program was a fantasy that's become real for young people now known as DREAMers. They can now begin to think ahead to a future in the United States and what they might do with it. In New Mexico, Carmen Rodriguez is one of the ...Read More

PHOTO: David and Tim Lindberg at a legislative rally earlier this year. Courtesy of Lindberg.
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EVERETT, Wash. - According to AARP, about half of all Americans in the workforce will be caring for an aging relative within the next five years. For others, it's a child with disabilities. Either way, in November, National Family Caregivers Month celebrates the challenges and rewards. In David Li ...Read More

PHOTO: As millions of baby boomers turn 65, the NHTSA urges older drivers to update their driving skills. Courtesy of AARP.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration predicts that by 2020, more than 40 million drivers will be age 65 or older. That's why NHTSA and others are urging older drivers in Missouri and around the nation to update their defensive-driving skills. Craig Eichelman, ...Read More

PHOTO:  Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says the U.S. Senate should expect to vote on immigration reform following President Obama’s successful re-election campaign.

LAS VEGAS, Nev. - Could comprehensive immigration reform still be possible? Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says it could happen soon. On the heels of President Obama's victory, in which polls show he garnered 80 percent support among Nevada Latinos, Reid says the Senate should expect to vote on i ...Read More

IMAGE: Border Crossers in Arizona CREDIT: US Open Borders

PHOENIX – Arizona Latinos believe comprehensive immigration reform is closer to reality as a result of last week's national election. Border Action Network director Juanita Molina says extensive voter registration drives and get-out-the vote efforts produced the largest Latino voter turnout in ...Read More

PHOTO: A recent lawsuit claims New York City systematically fails to disaster plan for 900-thousand New Yorkers with disabilities.

NEW YORK - New York City systematically fails to disaster plan for 900,000 New Yorkers with disabilities. That is the charge in a federal lawsuit that has now been granted class-action status. Susan Dooha, executive director of the Center for Independence of the Disabled - New York, says the city ...Read More

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