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The Brexit Party comes out on top in UK elections. Also, on our Monday rundown: South Dakota one of the states looking for emergency funding. Plus, we take you to one of the most dangerous states to drive over the long Memorial Day Weekend.

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Archive: April 14, 2015

PHOTO: In an effort to help those who face possible tax penalties because they have not obtained health insurance, Kentucky has opened a special enrollment period for its health exchange, known as Kynect, through the end of the month. Photo by Greg Stotelmyer.

FRANKFORT, Ky. - Unlike some states, Kentucky has embraced the Affordable Care Act, along with expanding Medicaid and aggressively pushing the state-based health insurance exchange Kynect. The commonwealth has also opened a special enrollment period through April 30. In a message to Kentuckians wit ...Read More

PHOTO: Women are not worth less. That's the message supporters of equal pay legislation will once again bring to the Michigan Capitol today, wearing red to symbolize the fight to get women's salaries out of the red. Photo courtesy of Michigan Equal Pay Coalition.

LANSING, Mich. - It will be a sea of red Tuesday at the Michigan Capitol, as organizations from across the state rally together and wear scarlet to denote the fight to get women's wages "out of the red." Tuesday is Equal Pay Day, which symbolizes how far into 2015 women must work to earn what men e ...Read More

PHOTO: Workers plan to go on strike demanding living wages on tax day. Some employees have made gains in recent weeks when Walmart and McDonalds announced pay raises. Photo credit: Benjamin G. Robinson/Wikimedia Commons.

DENVER - Colorado workers are planning a new round of protests for higher wages on tax day Wednesday. According to a new report from the U.C. Berkeley Labor Center, when jobs don't pay enough, workers turn to public assistance to meet their basic needs, costing U.S. taxpayers over $152 billion annu ...Read More

PHOTO: Workers plan to go on strike demanding living wages on tax day. Some employees made gains in recent weeks when Walmart and McDonald's announced pay raises. Photo credit: Bryan MacCormack/Left In Focus.

AUSTIN, Texas - Texas workers are planning a new round of protests for higher wages on tax day. A new report from the U.C. Berkeley Labor Center has uncovered part of the hidden cost of low-wage work in America. It says when jobs don't pay enough, workers turn to public assistance to meet their bas ...Read More

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and AARP Wyoming says the safety messages aren't just for drivers in the younger generation. Credit: Pexels.com

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and messages about distracted driving are not just intended for kids. With changes in car and truck technologies, as well as the rules of road, AARP Wyoming recognizes that hazards can exist for drivers beyond a cellphone. Jackie Martin ...Read More

PHOTO: West Virginia social workers are hopeful about reforms to the state's juvenile justice system. They say new truancy rules and other public school efforts can help keep kids out of jail. Photo credit: Richard Ross, courtesy of Annie E. Casey Foundation.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - West Virginia schools have a key role in reducing the number of kids who end up in jail – and while social workers say preventing truancy is an excellent starting place, its only part of the picture. As the state works to reduce the number of juveniles in the criminal just ...Read More

PHOTO: Healthy workers are happier and more productive, and a new set of recommendations from the American Heart Association gives companies in North Dakota guidelines on how to best design and measure workplace wellness plans. Photo credit: Reyner Media/Flickr.

BISMARCK, N.D. - As the number of North Dakota businesses with workplace wellness plans continues to grow, a new set of recommendations has been released aimed at fulfilling the true potential of such programs. The guidelines from the American Heart Association address gaps in common standards on t ...Read More

PHOTO: The ADA Legacy Tour travels to 48 states over the next year to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Photo courtesy of ADA Legacy Tour.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), a wide-ranging civil rights law that prohibits discrimination based on a disability. On Wednesday the ADA Legacy Tour is due to make a stop in Nashville. The tour includes information on how the la ...Read More

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