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Archive: July 25, 2012

PHOTO: One in three Americans over age 50 say they have experienced age discrimination firsthand.

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - It's no surprise to Chapel Hill's Peter Stein that age discrimination is a common practice in North Carolina. As a senior research fellow at the Institute of Aging at the University of North Carolina, Stein says he often encounters unemployed seniors who feel they were let go be ...Read More

PORTLAND, Ore. - A Tuesday evening rally in Portland was one of many across the nation held to remind members of Congress that good jobs and decent wages must be a priority. Whether a low-wage worker makes Oregon's $8.80 an hour or the basic federal minimum wage of $7.25 an hour, demonstrators said ...Read More

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ST. PAUL, Minn. - Minnesota has received some mixed news in the latest look at the health and well-being of its children. The KIDS COUNT Data Book from the Annie E. Casey Foundation ranks the state fifth in the nation overall. While that's good comparatively, Kara Arzamendia, research director for ...Read More

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BISMARCK, N.D. - North Dakota has received some very positive news in the latest look at the health and well-being of its children. The KIDS COUNT Data Book from the Annie E. Casey Foundation ranks the state sixth in the nation overall. Richard Rathge, a policy analyst for North Dakota KIDS COUNT, ...Read More

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ST. LOUIS - The number of heat-related deaths in Missouri has reached 26. The St. Charles County medical examiner has listed a 64-year-old man as the latest confirmed heat victim. The man died in his mobile home after having his air conditioner removed because he thought it was too expensive. He re ...Read More

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FRANKFORT, Ky. - Kentucky has landed in the bottom 15 states for the overall well-being of children, according to the new Annie E. Casey Foundation KIDS COUNT Data Book released today. More and more children in the state are being raised in single-family homes or by grandparents or other relatives, ...Read More

PHOENIX - Arizona has dropped to 46th among the states in how well its children are faring, according to the latest KIDS COUNT Data Book from the Annie E. Casey Foundation. Arizona dropped or stayed even in several poverty-related categories including the percentage of children without health insur ...Read More

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