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Archive: October 15, 2019

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ORONO, Maine — Modern Native American theater companies are increasingly staging productions by an unlikely playwright: William Shakespeare. Madeline Sayet, the executive director of the Yale Indigenous Performing Arts Program and a Libra Visiting Diversity Professor at the University of Mai ...Read More

According to a new analysis, 70% of New Mexico families with children are expected to benefit from a change in the state income tax code. (U_8f8rxx56/PIxabay)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A new analysis shows 70% of New Mexico families with children will get a break on their state personal income taxes when they file their 2019 tax returns. Bill Jordan, government relations officer with New Mexico Voices for Children, said currently those with the largest ...Read More

About 550 branches of cooperatively-modeled credit unions operate in Washington state. (Hepta/Adobe Stock)

SPOKANE, Wash. — October is National Co-Op Month, and among the most popular cooperatives in Washington state are credit unions. The not-for-profit financial institutions boast 4.3 million members statewide. Credit unions have a cooperative business model, but they also cooperate with each o ...Read More

Before Medicare, nearly half of Americans age 65-plus had no insurance to cover hospitalization. (AdobeStock)

AUSTIN, Texas — It’s shopping time for the 2.5 million Texans who have Medicare coverage. Open enrollment for the program starts today and runs through December 7. It’s the one time of year beneficiaries can review their plan, and switch coverage if needed. State Director of AARP ...Read More

An aerial view of the new outdoor play space at Combs Elementary in Wake County, N.C. (Will Saunders/Old North Creative)

RALEIGH, N.C. — School administrators at one Wake County elementary school have teamed up with the American Heart Association, the Look for the Good Project and the Online Physical Education Network to transform a little-used blacktop into a brightly colored outdoor learning and play space des ...Read More

A coal-ash site and a coal-fired power plant both sit on Lake Norman. (Adobe Stock)

MOORESVILLE, N.C. - During a recent public hearing on the Environmental Protection Agency's proposed loosening of coal-ash disposal regulations, Mooresville resident Susan Wind told agency officials she believes exposure to coal ash, which is widely used as structural fill in the area, likely played ...Read More

The birth of a child or surgery could increase the total cost of a health-care plan and not just the monthly premium. (AdobeStock)

INDIANAPOLIS — Fall is an important time for the millions of Hoosiers with health insurance. Not only does the Medicare Annual Enrollment period start Tuesday, but many employers are setting aside a two-week period for workers to choose their health-care coverage for 2020. Vice President of ...Read More

Mule deer use an overpass with fencing created to direct them over the road safely. (Nevada Department of Wildlife)

CARSON CITY, Nev. — Animals in the road cause an average of 500 traffic collisions a year in Nevada - which is why experts on wildlife, transportation and development are meeting for a summit today at the Governor's Mansion in Carson City. Each year, those collisions kill one or two people a ...Read More

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