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A federal court ruling changes how the President is elected, and Florida Democrats trigger a special session vote on guns. Those stories and more in today's news.

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Archive: September 16, 2013

LANSING, Mich. - Not being able to hear in a hearing world is a difficult challenge on its own, but experts say the deaf and hearing-impaired in Michigan also struggle to get access to mental-health care. More than 950,000 Michigan residents have a form of hearing loss or deafness, and many of them ...Read More

PHOTO: Many older workers who lost their jobs and health insurance over the recession are expected to be among those signing up when Minnesota's new marketplace opens on October 1st. CREDIT: DIAC Images

ST. PAUL, Minn. - The opening of Minnesota's new health insurance marketplace is now just a couple weeks away, and one segment expected to benefit most is older workers who are not yet eligible for Medicare. According to Seth Boffeli, communications director for AARP of Minnesota, after this last ...Read More

PHOTO: Environmental groups warn that HR 1526 would return Western forests to the days of clear-cutting to bring in money for counties  an approach they say is short-sighted. Photo credit: Chandra LeGue.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Legislation that would greatly increase logging on public land in the Pacific Northwest is on a list of this week's priorities released by U.S. House Republican leaders, and it could have far-reaching effects for California. The bill, HR 1526, includes several options to cut mor ...Read More

PHOTO: Single mothers would be hit hard by cuts to the SNAP or food stamp program, say advocates for low- and middle-income New Yorkers. Reductions in benefits are slated for November and some in Congress want further cuts. Courtesy USDA<br /><br />

ROOSEVELT, N.Y. - Advocates for low-to-middle-income New York families have said it is bad enough that the expiration of President Obama's stimulus spending is going to reduce SNAP benefits on Nov. 1. Now, some Republicans in Congress want to cut them further. Jacob Dixon runs Choice For All, a no ...Read More

LAS VEGAS, Nev. - Domestic violence victims gained a new legal right this year - to be able to break a rental lease in order to get away from their abuser. By the end of this week, they should also be able to access free help on the Internet. In five out of the last six years, the Silver State has ...Read More

Teen births dropped to historic low in 2012                                        Courtesy of: CDC

ST. LOUIS, Mo. - This month the Centers for Disease Control www.cdc.gov reported that teen birth rates in Missouri and around the nation have dropped to an historic low. In Missouri, the most recent number of teen births is about half of what it was in 1991. The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and ...Read More

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