Monday, September 27, 2021

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The House could vote this week on the Build Back Better infrastructure bill, which contains resources to fight climate change, and the NTSB investigates an Amtrak derailment in north-central Montana.

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A government shutdown looms as the Senate prepares to vote on the debt ceiling, former President Trump holds a rally in Georgia, the U.S. reopens a Texas border crossing, and an Amtrak train crash kills three in Montana.

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A new Oklahoma museum honors tribal nations, while Iowa's history is back on the blacktop; mixed news on COVID-19 comes with a warning about unconventional drugs; and electric cars and buses are coming to rural America.

Health

Monday, September 27, 2021

TX Health Workers Target ZIP Codes to Tackle Lagging Vaccination Rates

HOUSTON - Door-to-door and "ZIP-code-by-ZIP-code" is how some COVID-19 health workers in Texas are reaching the vaccine-hesitant. The "Your Shot …

Monday, September 27, 2021

National Abuse Scandal Reminder it Can Be Prevented

BOISE, Idaho - Simone Biles and other U.S. gymnasts are confronting sexual abuse in their sport, including at a Senate Judiciary Committee this month…


Monday, September 27, 2021

As Open Enrollment Nears, Advice for Coloradans Picking Insurance Plans

DENVER - In less than two months, the open enrollment period begins for the state-run health insurance exchange, Connect for Health Colorado…

Monday, September 27, 2021

CT Group-Home Workers Could Strike Over Wages, Insurance Costs

HARTFORD, Conn. -- Caregivers at group homes in Connecticut have sent strike notices to two agencies after failure to reach contract agreements to …


Monday, September 27, 2021

Analysis: WI Residents Priced Out of Prescription Drug Market

MADISON, Wis. - Prescription drug costs are climbing faster than wages for the average Wisconsin resident. That's according to a new analysis…

Monday, September 27, 2021

Health Experts: Find Best Option Before Open Enrollment

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. - Missourians have a little more than a month until open enrollment for health-care coverage at healthcare.gov, and medical experts …


Monday, September 27, 2021

Groups Seek Medicare Negotiations, Cap on Out-of-Pocket Drug Costs

CONCORD, N.H. -- Prescription drugs in the U.S. cost more than 2.5 times more than those in other countries, and groups such as AARP are urging …

Monday, September 27, 2021

AARP: Arizona Seniors Need Medicare to Negotiate Drug Costs

PHOENIX, Ariz. - With the cost of prescription drugs growing 69% faster than the average Arizona resident's income, the AARP and others are pushing …


Friday, September 24, 2021

Scammers Cheating COVID Victims Out of FEMA Funeral Funds

AUSTIN, Texas -- Many people are not aware the Federal Emergency Management Agency has a program to reimburse funeral expenses up to $9,000 dollars …

WV Canvassers Brace for More Challenges as Pandemic Continues

LEWISBURG, W. Va. -- Political canvassers and organizers in the state are expecting they will continue to struggle with challenges to traditional …


Ahead of PA Open Enrollment, Make a Plan for Health Coverage, Experts Say

HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Pennsylvanians have less than two months until open enrollment through Pennie, the state-run health insurance marketplace…


 

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