Wednesday, October 20, 2021

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The pathway to a career has become more difficult for some in recent years, with many young people not landing the right job until their 30s, plus Republicans block voting rights reforms for a third time.

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The White House scrambles to quell supply chain backlogs, Republicans block another voting rights bill, and a majority of Americans now believes the Supreme Court bases decisions on politics, not the constitution.

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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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Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Ballot Collection Law Could Affect Older Montanans' Ability to Vote

HELENA, Mont. -- A new law in Montana, which its backers said was designed to cut down on fraud, could instead make it more difficult for some …

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Wednesday, October 20, 2021

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. -- A proposed merger between two hospital systems in upstate New York has some residents and health-care advocates concerned about …

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

PIERRE, S.D. -- A new study links premature deaths in adulthood with people who experience abuse as children, and South Dakota groups say it …

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

DETROIT -- The first of five public hearings on the latest drafts of Michigan's new voting district maps takes place today in Detroit. The final maps …

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Health and Wellness   Monday, October 18, 2021

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Health and Wellness   Monday, October 18, 2021

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Health and Wellness   Monday, October 18, 2021

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Social Issues   Monday, October 18, 2021

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Death-Penalty Abolitionist Speaks on Faith, Forgiveness

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Community college students in California are being encouraged to take a closer look at their education plans, to see if …

Social Issues   Wednesday, October 20, 2021

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COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Demands for fair maps and a transparent congressional redistricting process are getting louder in Ohio. Despite a looming Oct…

Social Issues   Tuesday, October 19, 2021

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - When it comes to Florida's once-a-decade process of redrawing political boundaries, known as redistricting, both House and Senate …

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Health and Wellness   Monday, October 18, 2021

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