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The Monitor, McAllen, TexasAbout 4,000 people voted early in McAllen's city, utility and school board elections, according to poll data released Tuesday by the Hidalgo County Elections Department and City Secretary's Office. Turnout for McAllen's City Commission and Utility Board...
Tags: Elections, Local Elections, Politics, Local Government, Voting
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Declines in abortion and marriage rates in South Dakota may have contributed to high rate of babies being born to unwed women in the state, officials say. New figures from the U.S. Census Bureau show that 37.4 percent of...
Staff WriterRelatively high pesticide use, asthma rates and contaminated bodies of water give Brawley the dubious distinction of being one of the most polluted areas in California, according to a recent report by a state environmental health agency. Pesticide...
ReutersIllinois saw a huge infusion of tax collections that boosted revenue in April at a time when it desperately needs it, but the surge might be short-lived, according to a report released Thursday. The state saw a revenue increase of $1.52 billion, or 38...
The U.S. Census Bureau reports there are some 316 million Americans, which translates to about 632 million human hands. Sadly, even those aren't enough hands to properly salute all the nominees for April's Moutza of the Month. The Washington press...
The Record, Stockton, Calif.The federal government's best estimate shows there are 117,928 folks in San Joaquin County younger than 65 living without health insurance, give or take 5,839. That works out as 19.4 percent of the pre-Medicare-age population going uninsured, or not quite...
The Wilson Daily Times, N.C.Two local lawmakers say they'll likely vote against a bill to place public notices on government websites instead of in newspapers, and a third is still making up her mind. Rep. Jean Farmer-Butterfield, a Wilson Democrat, and Rep. Jeff Collins, a...
San Bernardino County Sun, Calif.Related stories: San Bernardino is where the real Route 66 kicks will be -- San Bernardino has been abandoned by institutions all too oftenThe announcement that San Bernardino's signature Route 66 Rendezvous -- or at least the essentials that made it a...
Tags: Elections, Local Elections, Media Industry, Politics, Bankruptcy
The Spokesman-ReviewIn Ritzville recently, at noon on a Thursday, I heard the town's warning sirens blow. It was an immediate "memory meld" as I call those sounds, smells or sights that transport people from the present to their childhood in just an instant. Growing up...
The number of businesses owned by women in the United States has increased 59% since 1997, according to an estimate from American Express. Those 8.6 million firms are generating more than $1.3 trillion in revenue and employing nearly 7.8 million people,...
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SACRAMENTO — California would allow noncitizens to serve on juries under a proposal being considered by state lawmakers, potentially expanding a fundamental obligation of American life to millions more people. The measure, which would apply only...
The Press of Atlantic City, Pleasantville, N.J.Cumberland County is proposing about $65 million worth of development projects that officials hope will attract new businesses to the economically struggling area by providing a better trained and educated work force. The projects include building an...
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