Friday, October 22, 2021

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Some states entice people back to the workplace by increasing safety standards and higher minimum wage; Bannon held in Contempt of Congress; and the latest cyber security concerns.

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House votes to hold Bannon in contempt of Congress; Trump announces new social media platform TRUTH Social; and the Biden administration says it will continue to expel migrants under Title 42.

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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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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 …

Thursday, October 21, 2021

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 …


Thursday, October 21, 2021

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 …

Thursday, October 21, 2021

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…


Thursday, October 21, 2021

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…

Thursday, October 21, 2021

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 …


Thursday, October 21, 2021

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 …

Thursday, October 21, 2021

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 …


Thursday, October 21, 2021

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 …

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

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 …


Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Consumer Groups Urge Faster Action on PFAS “Forever Chemicals”

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- This week, both Congress and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) are taking action to combat a class of so-called …

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Groups Slam Feds for Failing to Crack Down on Rent-a-Bank Schemes

CARSON CITY, Nev. -- Twenty state Attorneys General, including Aaron Ford from Nevada, are slamming proposed new federal banking guidelines for not …


 

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