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Archive: June 26, 2013

PHOTO: A new report finds employer policies need tweaks to help family caregivers keep their jobs. Photo credit: Microsoft Images

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - As Wyomingites grow older, there are more pressures for families to take care of relatives who encounter disabilities and illnesses. Most of those caring for husbands, wives and parents also are in the workforce, and most are women. Those are two findings in a new report from AARP ...Read More

After retirement, many seniors discover they want to do something with their free time - but find they need extra money for living expenses, so they start second careers.

DES MOINES, Iowa - After retirement, many seniors discover they want to do something with their free time - but find they need extra money for living expenses, so they start second careers. For those who are at that point and not quite sure where to start, AARP has a website to help: LifeReimagined ...Read More

PHOTO: As Minnesotans work to clean up trees and damage from recent storms, the recovery continues in Wadena  three-plus years after the town was hit by an F-4 tornado. CREDIT: Tom Ashburn.

WADENA, Minn. - After a rough couple of weeks, the threat of severe storms across Minnesota has diminished a bit, but history shows you should never really let your guard down. Three years ago this month, an F-4 tornado hit the town of Wadena. Mayor Wayne Wolden said the recent severe weather acros ...Read More

PHOTO: The U.S. Supreme Court's decision that halts enforcement of part of the Voting Rights Act is expected to affect voting policies in Virginia. Courtesy of ProgressVA.

RICHMOND, Va. - The U-S Supreme Court's decision to strike down part of the Voting Rights act opens a path for Virginia's photo voter ID law to go into effect without Washington's approval. The decision means the state's ID requirement, passed by the General Assembly this year, will not need to get ...Read More

In the future, North Carolina air may be cleaner and business greener if President Obama's plan to cut carbon pollution in America is put into action.

GREENSBORO, N.C. - In the future, North Carolina air may be cleaner and business greener if President Obama's plan to cut carbon pollution in America is put into action. Obama on Tuesday announced additional funding and plans for clean-energy technology and regulating carbon pollution. Eric Henry, ...Read More

Climate change is believed to be a factor in extreme weather events, and medical experts say curbing it could also improve Coloradans' health.

DENVER - President Obama's proposals to address the growing problem of climate change also could improve the long-term quality of Colorado's air and the health of its residents. Tuesday's announcement comes as extreme weather has sparked another round of wildfires - weather some experts believe is ...Read More

For many families, Medicaid is like a hunting license  you have the opportunity to search for a dentist; you might find one and you might not  low reimbursement rates being central to that issue.

HARRISBURG, Pa. - Getting some children to the dentist in Pennsylvania is like pulling teeth. A new report from the Pew Children's Dental Campaign reveals major gaps in the care children are receiving. Campaign senior officer Jane Koppelman said the report - entitled, 'In Search of Dental Care' - f ...Read More

PHOTO: Coal is at the center of President Obama's plan to deal with pollution and its effects on climate.

FRANKFORT, Ky. - President Obama warned of the disastrous effects of climate change on Tuesday as he unveiled a wide-ranging plan to deal with pollution and global warming. "We need to act," Obama said - a message drawing praise from the Sierra Club in Kentucky. "It's time to take bold action for ...Read More

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