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Archive: October 24, 2016

Benjamin Shabazz, speaking at an interfaith conference above, is an imam in Seattle who will be attending Monday night's debates. (CAIR-WA)

SEATTLE – Tonight the Council on American-Islamic Relations will host two debates in Redmond between Washington state politicians. The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction candidates, Erin Jones and state Rep. Chris Reykdal, will face off first, followed by incumbent Secretary of S ...Read More

A proposed tax in Portland would apply only to companies at which CEO salaries are at least 100 times greater than their median employee salaries. (mSeattle/Flickr)

PORTLAND, Ore. – If you found out the CEO of your company was making a hundred times or more what you were making, would you want your city to do anything about it? The City of Portland just might. This Wednesday, the Portland City Council will hold a public hearing on a surtax that would ...Read More

Ohio has reduced admissions to youth correctional facilities by 80 percent since 1992, making it a standout in a new report on this facet of juvenile justice reform. (Pixabay)<br />

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio stands out for its work in turning young lives around, according to a new report on youth prisons. The Annie E. Casey Foundation research pulls together evidence of the ineffectiveness of youth correctional facilities, showing they are expensive and prone to abuse, and ...Read More

The voting records of every West Virginia state legislator - the

CHARLESTON, W.V. -- Just in time for the election: a free scorecard that runs down the voting record of every state senator and House delegate is available for voters in West Virginia. The Heroes and Zeros 2015/2016 scorecard was created by the West Virginia Citizen Action Group and is freely avai ...Read More

Local advocates have spotted a spike in two factors that can contribute to the risk of suicide for young people in the Granite State. It will be a major issue at next month's 13th Annual Suicide Prevention Conference. (Miskatonic/Wikimedia Commons)

CONCORD, N. H. – It isn't a major jump, but mental-health professionals have detected a convergence in two key attitudes that can increase the risk of suicide for young New Hampshire residents. One of the tools suicide-prevention counselors use is the responses students give to surveys that a ...Read More

States pay on average about $90,000 a year for every youth in a juvenile facility. (Michael Coghlan/Flickr)

DES MOINES, Iowa – Children should not be kept behind bars, according to a new report that examines the ineffectiveness of youth prisons in Iowa and other states. The research from The Annie E. Casey Foundation pulls together evidence of the failings of youth correctional facilities and reco ...Read More

Much of the eastern part of North Carolina remains underwater, and people struggle to recover and compete with the election for attention. (Fema.gov)

ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. – Thousands of people have been displaced and damage is in the millions of dollars, and yet the destruction caused by Hurricane Matthew barely made a blip on the radar of the state's front pages. People on the ground working to help those in need are concerned the upcoming ...Read More

Protect your Medicare number as you would your credit card number to prevent people from securing health care or medicine under your name. That's the advice from consumer advocates. (DarrenHester/morguefile.com)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Treat your Medicare number just like your Social Security number. That's the message from consumer advocates who warn that letting your number get in the wrong hands could open you up to risk of fraud. In the wrong hands, your card could be used by scammers to claim health bene ...Read More

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