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A bipartisan deal reached to avert U.S. government default. Also on our Tuesday rundown: a new report calculates the high hospital costs for employers. Plus, new legislation could help protect Florida's at-risk wildlife.

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Archive: November 3, 2015

Some University of Denver students helped organize a vigil and protest at the GEO Group's for-profit immigrant detention center in Aurora. Credit: Sophia Clark.

DENVER – Donald Trump's promise to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border has thrust the immigration debate back into the national spotlight. On the eve of Election Day 2015, students from the University of Denver tried to shift the focus of the debate back to the people experiencing the i ...Read More

The Tennessee Department of Health and CDC recommend people over the age of six months receive a flu vaccine. Credit: Xpistwv/Morguefile.

UNION CITY, Tenn. – Flu season is knocking on Tennessee's door, and with the illness impacting and even killing people each year in the Volunteer State, doctors are reminding residents about the importance of getting the vaccine early. According to the CDC, the incidences of influenza so far ...Read More

Does your Medicare Part D plan work well for you? Even so, now is the time to double-check your coverage. Changes can be made through Dec. 7. Credit: Jerry Oster

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Enrollment is now open through Dec. 7 for Medicare Part D prescription drug coverage. Sarah Jennings, state director of AARP South Dakota, says even for people who are happy with their current coverage, it's a good idea to double-check it. "You can't assume that your pla ...Read More

Issue 1 would change redistricting and the way state legislative districts are drawn in Ohio. Credit: Ohio Secretary of State.

COLUMBUS, Ohio – There's concern democracy could go up in smoke in Ohio, with so much focus on Issue 3 – the measure to legalize marijuana – instead of the first issue on the ballot. Issue 1 would revamp the way state legislative districts are drawn every 10 years. It is the fourt ...Read More

The U.S. Supreme Court is hearing arguments this week in a case involving race discrimination in the selection of jurors. Credit: Kevin Connors/Morguefile.

RALEIGH, N.C. – The U.S. Supreme Court is considering arguments this week in a case that could impact jury selection practices in North Carolina. Specifically, Foster v. Chatman involves instances where Georgia prosecutors utilized a coding system when selecting jurors, with special notations ...Read More

Less than one-third of registered Indiana voters took part in last year's midterm election. Credit: Daniel Morrison/Flickr.

INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana's municipal elections may not come with the glitz and glamour of a presidential election year, but election leaders say the decisions made today will be important to voters at the local level. According to state election data, less than one-third of registered Indiana v ...Read More

AARP is launching a new website that will detail where the presidential contenders stand on updating Social Security. Credit: DSw4/Wikipedia Commons.

CONCORD, N.H. – Social Security has received little attention so far in the national debates, but as voters size up the presidential candidates, advocates in this first-in-the-nation primary state say the topic needs much more focus. Todd Fahey, state director with AARP New Hampshire, says th ...Read More

A coalition of environmental organizations oppose a plan to spend Utah money to build a coal shipping terminal in California. Credit: Joe Belanger/iStockphoto.

SALT LAKE CITY – Environmental advocates are calling on Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes to reject a plan to spend millions of dollars in public funds to help build a coal-shipping terminal in California. The organizations sent Reyes a letter on Monday, asking him to block the Community Impac ...Read More

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