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Archive: February 12, 2021

Nearly 75% of Colorado jobs require more education than a high-school diploma, while only about half of the state's adults have higher-ed certificates or college degrees.   (Mangostar/Adobe Stock)

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By Jason Gonzales, Chalkbeat / Broadcast version by Lily Bohlke, reporting for Colorado News Connection Victoria Browning felt trapped. To support her two young children, she worked full time caring for elderly people, earning $14 an hour. Every week was a struggle. So she enrolled at Concorde Ca ...Read More

In 2020, the Historical Horse Racing slot machines brought in $189 million in gross commissions for the industry, but only $15 million ended up in Kentucky's General Fund. (Adobe Stock)

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FRANKFORT, Ky. - State lawmakers will soon decide the fate of historical horse racing in the Commonwealth - and some experts say if this type of slot-machine gambling becomes legal, it should be taxed at a higher rate. Historical horse racing allows players to place bets on the results of thousands ...Read More

The spiny softshell is among the three turtle species allowed to be commercially harvested in Minnesota. (Adobe Stock)

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ST. PAUL, Minn. - Efforts to protect popular species in Minnesota, such as walleye, have resulted in plenty of debates and policy action. But conservation groups say there's one species that needs more attention. A bill in the Legislature would end commercial harvesting of the state's native turtl ...Read More

A total of five public school districts in Iowa, including Davenport, Des Moines and Waterloo, have adopted diversity plans to shield against too many students leaving for other districts. (Adobe Stock)

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DES MOINES, Iowa - Several Iowa school districts have plans in place to help keep their student populations diverse. Supporters of those plans say a bill in the legislature would be a setback, while others say families need a voice in determining where their children attend school. House File 288, ...Read More

Star Trek actor René Auberjonois used California's medical-aid-in-dying law to end his suffering from lung cancer in December 2019. (Diane Krauss/Wikimedia Commons)

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HARTFORD, Conn. - A bill to allow medical aid-in-dying has just been introduced in the Connecticut Legislature. House Bill 6425 would permit a person with less than six months to live to get prescription medication to end their life, as long as they are mentally sound and get the consent of two do ...Read More

Video from the advocacy group Compassion and Choices on medical aid-in-dying legislation in California

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. - A new bill would make California's aid-in-dying law accessible to more people. Senate Bill 380, introduced on Wednesday, would remove the ten-year sunset clause from the 2015 End-of Life Option Act. State Sen. Susan Talamantes Eggman - D-Stockton - a coauthor of the bill, sa ...Read More

Since its creation 1990s, the North Carolina Land and Water Fund has conserved more than 1.5 million acres of land and thousands of miles of streams and rivers. (Adobe Stock)

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RALEIGH, N.C. - The state has received more than 100 applications for conservation projects this year, an increase environmental groups say was driven by the spike in public demand for access to trails, parks and natural areas during the pandemic. North Carolina State Director for The Conservation ...Read More

Abuse can occur in all types of relationships, regardless of sexual orientation, gender expression or gender. (Adobe Stock)

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LANSING, Mich. - Romance is top of mind for many young people in Michigan planning to celebrate Valentine's Day this weekend. And while teen romance can be tricky, it shouldn't be dangerous. Paige Welch - a senior at Dewitt High School - is on the Michigan Youth Girls Advisory Board, a program of ...Read More

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