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Archive: February 15, 2016

The non-presidential primary election on Tuesday will be the first statewide Wisconsin election where Voter ID will be required. A driver's license is acceptable. (WI Department of Transportation)

MADISON, Wis. – Those wishing to cast a ballot in Wisconsin’s non-presidential primary election on Tuesday will need to show appropriate ID at the polls. The U.S. Supreme Court's decision not to take up a challenge to the law last year allows the Voter ID law to stand. It's been in p ...Read More

The latest report by the Indiana Youth Institute says kids are still smoking and drinking too much, but the teen birth rate continues to decline. (inatashko/morguefile)

INDIANAPOLIS - More children in Indiana live with adults who are struggling with substance abuse or mental health issues than their peers nationally. That's one finding of the 2016 Kids Count report, compiled by the Indiana Youth Institute. It shows more than 13 percent of Indiana's children have l ...Read More

February is Financial Aid Awareness, and Illinois educators are urging students to apply sooner rather than later. (iStockphoto)

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – As many Illinois colleges continue to struggle with their finances during the state's budget impasse, college students are still being encouraged to fill out their financial aid forms. The budget stalemate has delayed funding for the Illinois Monetary Award Program, refer ...Read More

Ohio's March 15 primary could be a tie-breaker for the presidential contenders. (Eric (HASH) Hersman/Flickr)

COLUMBUS, Ohio - While Ohio is typically a "must-win" state in presidential elections, this year's primary may also put the state in a significant position. But Ohioans who want to have a say in the March 15 primary need to make sure they are registered to vote by tomorrow. Executive director of ...Read More

Free tax help is available across Nevada, now through tax day, April 15. (AARP Foundation)

LAS VEGAS – Tax time is coming up and an army of trained volunteers is available to help you file your income tax returns, for free. The AARP Foundation has sent out hundreds of tax advisers to libraries, senior centers and other locations in cities and small towns around the state. Hilarie ...Read More

AARP Minnesota says hundreds of Minnesotans are backing a push for hospitals to provide more training for caregivers when a loved one is released from the hospital. (iStockphoto)

ST. PAUL, Minn. – A bill to provide family caregivers with extra training is earning some renewed support after it was left pending in the Minnesota House last year. According to AARP Minnesota, more than 500 people have signed letters urging House members to pass what's being called the CAR ...Read More

A recent poll shows growing bipartisan support for Medicaid expansion among South Dakota voters. (iStockphoto)

PIERRE, S.D. – A growing number of voters in South Dakota say they want to expand Medicaid coverage through federal funding. A recent poll commissioned by the American Cancer Society's Cancer Action Network shows 74 percent of voters support Gov. Dennis Daugaard's expansion plans. That's up ...Read More

Mr. Trash Wheel has collected 380 tons of garbage from the Baltimore Harbor since 2014. (Waterfront Partnership)

BALTIMORE – An innovative way to clean the Baltimore Harbor is getting a lot of attention. It's called Mr. Trash Wheel, and it is powered by waves and sunlight. It was invented by Clearwater Mills, and now the company is getting interest and even some work orders from outside the U.S. Adam ...Read More

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