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In focus on our Friday rundown; two members of Congress are stepping down over sexual misconduct allegations; the BLM suspends natural gas waste standards; and we have a noted historian's take on the GOP Tax plan.

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OLYMPIA, Wash. - Part-time college instructors and faculty are uniting this week for better pay and greater job security. Campus Equity Week brings attention to Washington's growing number of temporary, part-time instructors, often called adjuncts. Michael Boggess is an adjunct professor at Pierc ...Read More

Medicaid recipients in Kentucky who have outdated addresses face disenrollment from the government funded health insurance program unless they update their information.

FRANKFORT, Ky. - A bad address could mean bad news for Medicaid users in Kentucky. If a mailing to a Medicaid recipient comes back to the state with an incorrect address, the recipient is now being warned they have from 31 to 60 days to update their address. Emily Beauregard, executive director wi ...Read More

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ST. PAUL, Minn. - A growing number of Minnesotans who live in mobile homes are now building a solid foundation for the future by taking ownership of the parks in which they live. Warren Kramer, executive director with the Northcountry Cooperative Foundation, says those who live in manufactured hom ...Read More

The Nevada Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges moved from Chicago to Reno, Nev., in 1969. They provide expert advice to judges and officers of the court all across the nation on the issue of domestic violence. Courtesy: National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges

RENO, Nev. - It is an issue that is gaining plenty of national attention this month, and odds are few Nevadans know Reno is the place many judges across the U.S. turn to when they need expert advice on domestic-violence cases. Eryn Branch, program director for domestic relations with the National ...Read More

Democrat Chris Taylor of Madison says the move to privatize public education in Wisconsin is not coming from the people of the state, but from the American Legislative Exchange Council. Courtesy: Rep. Chris Taylor

MADISON, Wis. - After targeting three of Wisconsin's long-standing laws regarding clean government, which are currently in play at the state capitol, the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) will next turn its sights on public education in Wisconsin, says Madison Democrat and State Represent ...Read More

Safe Kids Worldwide has some easy and effective tips for drivers and parents to make sure all ghosts and goblins can trick-or-treat safely. Credit: Viafilms/iStockphoto

DENVER - Halloween can be one of the best nights of the year for children across America. But for parents, it can be nerve-wracking. On average, twice as many children are killed on Halloween than any other day of the year according to the child safety organization Safe Kids Worldwide. Kate Carr, ...Read More

AARP Illinois is looking for volunteer tax preparers. Credit: AARP Illinois

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – If you've got good math and accounting skills and want to help out those who don't, the AARP Foundation is looking for Illinois volunteers for its annual Tax-Aide program. This is the 48th year AARP is providing the service. Gerardo Cardenas, a spokesman for AARP Illino ...Read More

The number of contingent workers in the so-called gig economy is on the rise, with the number growing faster in North Carolina than the rest of the country. Photo credit: mensatic/morguefile.com

RALEIGH, N.C. – Roughly one in three North Carolinians is classified as a contingent worker. The term defines part-time, independent contractors and temporary workers hired through agencies. A new report from the North Carolina Justice Center's Workers' Rights Project finds that the number ...Read More

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