Monday, October 25, 2021

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Younger children may soon be able to get the COVID vaccine, plus a legal dispute over social-studies standards in South Dakota simmers over references to Native American culture.

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President Biden makes his case for his spending package in New Jersey as Sen. Joe Manchin says a deal could be reached this week; plus former Facebook employee Frances Haugen testifies before Parliament in London.

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An all-Black Oklahoma town joins big cities in seeking reparations; a Kentucky vaccination skeptic does a 180; telehealth proves invaluable during pandemic; and spooky destinations lure tourists at Halloween.

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Monday, October 25, 2021

Congress Urged to Act on Rising Drug Prices

DENVER - The average price for specialty prescription drugs - medicines used to treat complex, chronic conditions - rose to more than $84,000 in 2020…

Monday, October 25, 2021

Budget Reconciliation Plan Could Lower Rx Prices for Ohioans

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Congress has an opportunity to help lower prescription-drug costs for Ohioans, who, along with other Americans pay roughly three …


Friday, October 22, 2021

Gov. Pushes for PA Worker Safety, Higher Minimum Wage

PITTSBURGH - As businesses across the country deal with a massive labor shortage, Pennsylvania aims to entice people back to the workplace by …

International Credit Union Day Marks Growing Movement

BOISE, Idaho - Millions of members around the world, including some Idahoans, are observing International Credit Union Day today. This year marks 73…


MN Asked to Step Up Boater Training with Certificate Program

BRAINERD, Minn. - Minnesota boat owners are storing their watercraft for the winter. But that isn't stopping the conversation about responsible water …

WA Credit Unions Celebrate Community Impact

SPOKANE, Wash. - Millions of members around the world, including some Washingtonians, are observing International Credit Union Day today. This year …


How Social Media Design Fuels Online Fights

SEATTLE - Constructive conversations online can seem few and far between. Research from the University of Washington explores how the design of …

Revitalizing America's 'Main Street' One Town at a Time

HOUSTON -- Many U.S. communities with bustling downtowns were better prepared to weather economic fallout from the pandemic, thanks to a decades-old …


It's 73rd Annual International Credit Union Day

PORTLAND, Ore. - Millions of members around the world, including some Oregonians, are observing International Credit Union Day today. This year …

AARP-NY to Congress: Let Medicare Negotiate Prescription Prices

ALBANY, N.Y. -- AARP is among the groups urging Congress to pass a proposal to allow Medicare to negotiate lower prescription costs with drug …


New Online Tool Helps Veterans Navigate Benefits

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - A new tool from AARP is designed to help veterans navigate the complex system of figuring out which benefits they may qualify for…

CO Labor Organizers: USPS Changes Hit Rural Communities Hardest

BOULDER, Colo. -- Ahead of the busiest season of the year for the U.S. Postal Service, some Colorado labor organizers are voicing concerns about the …


 

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