| Sep 17, 2013
| 6:26 PM
How do you feel about your buying power over these past few years since the recession supposedly ended? Barely treading water?
You're not alone. Median household income for the nation was flat when adjusted for inflation, at $51,017 last year compared...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 3:28 PM
New U.S. Census figures show that the number of Americans with health insurance increased last year from 2011, due largely to the first wave of Baby Boomers reaching the Medicare eligibility age of 65.
"That's primarily driven by the white, non-...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 7:37 PM
Broncos quarterback in first AFL season
Frank Tripucka, 85, who quarterbacked the Denver Broncos in their inaugural AFL season and later allowed his No. 18 to be unretired so Peyton Manning could wear it, died Thursday in Woodland Park,...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 7:02 AM
MIAMI (Reuters) - Florida's leading health insurer is reaching out to hundreds of thousands of state residents, touting temporary relief from what it describes as an imminent spike in premium rates due to President Barack Obama's signature healthcare...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 7:05 AM
More than three-quarters of all Latino adults get their news in English, according to a comprehensive study released Tuesday by the Pew Research Center.
The Pew Hispanic Center's 2012 National Survey of Latinos found that 82% of Latino adults said...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 1:40 PM
“I live on San Mar Road, and some of these expensive vehicles are coming down through Mount Lena, 70 mph. Older people are out on the road, whatever, 70 mph, showing off their big, expensive vehicles. The police better come before someone’s...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 2:33 PM
The U.S. Census Bureau calls them the "oldest of the old."
That category is reserved for those 85 or older, and they are the most rapidly growing age group. At Oak Trace, which provides independent-living and assisted-care facilities in Downers Grove,...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 9:00 PM
Aberdeen: The funeral service for Agnes Mayer, 90, Aberdeen, will be 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, at Faith United Methodist Church, Aberdeen, with Pastor Jack Erickson officiating. Burial will be at Riverside Memorial Park Cemetery. Agnes died...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 1:25 PM
As Maryland health officials prepare for nationwide health reform, the goal is clear: enrolling the state's estimated 800,000 uninsured residents. But finding them is a challenge.
There is no master list or map of the uninsured, who make up 14 percent...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 1:28 PM
More than a fifth of American households faced continued hardships in the aftermath of the recession, the U.S. Census Bureau said in a report released Thursday.
Such hardships included being unable to cover their rent or mortgage, leaving bills unpaid,...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 4:26 PM
A list on a news and opinion website that ranked Hagerstown among the 15 worst cities to have a baby is rankling local leaders, who called the survey flawed and meaningless.
They aren’t alone.
Sean Mussenden, a lecturer at the University of...