Friday, January 27, 2023

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A critical number of rural IA nursing homes close; TX lawmakers consider measures to restrict, and expand voting in 2023 Session; and CT groups, and unions call for public-health reforms.

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Attorney General announces enforcement actions on ransomware, Democrats discuss border policies, and the FDA is relaxing rules for gay and bisexual men to donate blood.

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"Brain Gain?" Research shows rural population is actually growing, especially in recreational areas; other small towns are having success offering relocation incentives like free building lots, cash, complimentary dinners and even internet credits; and researchers say the key is flexibility and creativity.

Melinda Tuhus


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"Digital Detox" Retreat First of Its Kind in the U.S.

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Pennsylvania Teachers Hope Gov. Wolf Delivers on Education Funding

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Pennsylvanians, Beware the Tax Scammer

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Report: In Current Recovery, No Gains for the "99 Percent" in PA

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Not All Pennsylvanians Agree with Gov. Wolf's Support of Fracking

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ACLU Says Law Silences Free Speech Rights of Prisoners

PITTSBURGH - The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Pennsylvania filed a lawsuit last week aimed at stopping enforcement of what it calls the "S…


Update on Health of Chesapeake Bay: Fragile

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Beer and Chocolate? Yes, in Hershey

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Employment Rate for Young People Hits 70-Year Low

PHILADELPHIA - Youth employment in America is at its lowest level since World War II, according to a new report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation…

U.S.-China Meeting to Discuss Bilateral Trade

HARRISBURG, Pa. — International trade is promoted as a job creator – and it is – but it's all about where the jobs are created…


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