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Archive: February 13, 2014

PHOTO:  A bill proposing to eliminate Kentucky's death penalty and make life without parole the maximum sentence has been filed in the House. Photo by Greg Stotelmyer.

FRANKFORT, Ky. - A Republican state representative has filed a bill to abolish the death penalty in Kentucky. It is the first time since 1980 that a GOP lawmaker has introduced legislation to repeal capital punishment. Rep. David Floyd (R-Bardstown) said Kentucky's system is "arbitrary and unfair ...Read More

PHOTO: After a decade of work by advocates, interstate long-distance phone calls from correctional facilities and jails will now cost much less. Photo courtesy of morguefile.com

CHICAGO - For a long time, a 15-minute interstate phone call to a relative behind bars cost Illinois families as much as $17. However, that price is dropping significantly. An FCC interim rate cap went into effect this week, and now interstate long-distance phone calls cannot cost more than 25 cents ...Read More

Photo: Craig Smith of Grand Junction is one of the thousands of young adults enrolled in the Colorado Health Exchange. Courtesy: Smith

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. – More than 63,000 Coloradans have signed up for health coverage under the Colorado Health Exchange since enrollment opened in October. Among them are a population of the state's 20-somethings – too old to be covered under their parents' plans, but still working o ...Read More

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - When it comes to jobs in the solar industry, the sun is shining on Indiana. The national Solar Jobs Census released this week found 960 new jobs were created there in manufacturing, installation and development of solar projects in 2013, a more than 170 percent increase. India ...Read More

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