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Trump supporters left to battle frigid temperatures in Omaha; absentee ballots surge in Tennessee.

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The Supreme Court blocks North Carolina and Pennsylvania Republicans from requiring ballots to be delivered by Election Day. And a Texas court is requiring masks at polling places.

Archive: November 11, 2014

PHOTO: Community Health Centers are working to help veterans make the transition from military life to careers in the health care field, and are in the midst of a three-year initiative to hire at least 8,000 veterans. Photo credit: Scukrov/

YAKIMA, Wash. - Community Health Centers have made a commitment to reach out to veterans - whether they're in need of health care or looking for a career. Essentially local health clinics, these centers see patients no matter their insurance status or ability to pay. The Washington Association of C ...Read More

Photo: Raleigh's economy is booming overall, but according to the latest State of the South report not everyone is reaping the economic rewards. Photo credit: Jmalljmall/Wikimedia Commons.

RALEIGH, N.C. - Business is booming for some North Carolina cities, namely Raleigh and Charlotte, both of which made Forbes magazine's recent rating of "Best Places for Business and Careers." While that's good news for those riding the upswing, the new State of the South report from MDC Incorporate ...Read More

PHOTO: If the Supreme Court doesn't take up the issue before the 2016 elections, Michigan voters could get the chance to reverse the state's ban on same-sex marriage as a ballot initiative in 2016. Photo credit: Menstatic/Morguefile.

LANSING, Mich. - The battle for marriage equality suffered a blow when the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld same-sex marriage bans in Michigan and three other states, but supporters say the fight will go on. Emily Dievendorf, executive director of Equality Michigan, says while Michigan voters ...Read More

PHOTO: Texas is on the verge of receiving one billion dollars in damages stemming from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, and the proper use of those funds is being called vital to the state's future ecology and economy. Photo credit: Stuart Seegar/Flickr.

GALVESTON, Texas - Fines paid by British oil giant BP in the wake of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico will soon be flowing into Texas. Dozens of businesses and organizations say the state must focus the windfall on restoring wildlife habitat along the Gulf Coast. Texas is ...Read More

PHOTO: As veterans are honored for their service on Veterans Day, Illinois continues its efforts to help them utilize their military experience as they connect with employers. Photo credit: Rich Mullins/Morguefile.<br /><br />

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - Despite being well-educated and specially trained, many Illinois veterans struggle to find work in the civilian world. Rodrigo Garcia, director of the Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs, says the post-9/11 generation of vets faces greater challenges in finding employment co ...Read More

PHOTO: A new analysis on the Earned Income Tax Credit shows it's even more significant in small towns and rural areas. Photo credit: Lending Memo/Flickr.

ST. PAUL, Minn. - A new study shows a tax credit helping many low-income working families keep more of their earnings is proving to be especially important in rural areas and small towns across Iowa and the country. Jon Bailey, rural public policy director at the Center for Rural Affairs, is the au ...Read More

PHOTO: Indiana's Virtual Career Counselor helps veterans apply the skills they've acquired during years of military experience into jobs and careers in the civilian workforce. Photo credit: M. Kuhlman.

INDIANAPOLIS - After years, or even decades of serving their country, it can be difficult for veterans to find a job that suits them once they leave the service. Against the backdrop of Veterans Day, state leaders are announcing a new online tool to help Hoosier vets in their job search. Joe Frank ...Read More

PHOTO: While today is Veterans Day, Governor John Kasich has declared November to be

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Finding work is no easy task for the estimated 35,000 unemployed veterans in Ohio. Ryan Thompson, bureau chief of Veteran Workforce Services with the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, says veterans returning home face a number of challenges, including trying to apply the ...Read More

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