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A new report from the federal Election Assistance Commission shows Tennessee registers more voters at public assistance offices than any other state ...Read More
Hot spots of the world get a lot of attention for humanitarian help, like Sudan, tsunami zones, and Gaza. But there's another emergency situation ...Read More
Do what you can to be sure the only crashes and bangs you hear this week come from fireworks. That's the message from the Colorado State Troopers ...Read More
South Dakota labor groups are applauding a minimum wage increase slated to go into effect this month. Mark Anderson with the South Dakota State ...Read More
Keeping kids healthy is a slippery slope. That's the story for Tennessee in the new KIDS Count report that tracks data on indicators of a healthy ...Read More
Raising kids can be hard work, and West Virginians around the state are teaming up to lend their neighbors a helping hand. It's part of a statewide ...Read More
If you're one of the growing number of Ohioans facing a foreclosure on your home, housing experts say you should look for help now. Ed Kramer of ...Read More
There's even more reason to buckle up if you're vacationing in small-town New England on this Fourth of July. A new study shows 75 percent of New ...Read More
Congress will decide this year whether to reauthorize the controversial "No Child Left Behind Act," and they can expect some advice from over three mi ...Read More
Family caregivers may not get paid to take care of their loved ones, but the value of the care they provide is worth billions. A new study from AARP ...Read More
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