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WASHINGTON (AP) — Just two weeks before the economy-threatening "fiscal cliff" is due to kick in, both President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner are making significant concessions to each other, backing off what had once been ironclad...
firstname.lastname@example.orgSPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- As lawmakers in Washington, D.C., battle over spending cuts, many here deal with a lot of uncertainty, thanks to the delays. One agency that doesn’t know how much funding it will receive is the Ozarks Area Community Action...
Pittsburgh Post-GazettePITTSBURGH (AP) — Of all the heartbreaking images from Friday's massacre at a Connecticut elementary school, one in particular gripped Alice Del Vecchio, an assistant professor at Slippery Rock University. It was that of a grieving father,...
Over the past decade many studies have reached the conclusion that investing in high-quality early childhood education is a successful hedge against poverty. Students who attend Head Start, America's comprehensive early childhood education and...
Tags: Pikesville, Barack Obama, Education, Early Learning
The "fiscal cliff" isn't nearly the biggest cliff we face -- if we're talking about dangerous precipices looming on the horizon. Here are three: The child poverty cliff. A staggering number of our children are impoverished. Between 2007 and 2011, the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Tweaking the way the government measures inflation sounds like an obscure method to help reduce budget deficits, but over time it would lead to significantly lower Social Security benefits while increasing taxes, mainly on low- and...
Slim Harrison visits Howard County's Tubman Head Start Center with musical instruments that many preschoolers have never seen, and he brings tales and songs many have never heard. He takes the children on imaginary journeys to where the instruments,...
Tags: Entertainment, Schools, Washington, DC, Arts, Preschools
Aberdeen: Funeral service for Frank Zahn Jr., 68, of Aberdeen will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012, at St. Mark's Episcopal Church. Vicki Lust, lay minister, will officiate and Dean Zahn will be the reader. Military rites by Sidney L. Smith American...
It has been 50 years since Lyndon Johnson signed the Great Society program into law. Ten trillion dollars later, the effects have been the very antithesis of his stated aims. This single piece of public policy has destroyed the family, caused a marked...
Tags: Social Issues, Lyndon B. Johnson, USA Today, Family, Marriage
KWCH 12 Eyewitness NewsA southwest Kansas holiday tradition helps long-standing community programs. In Garden City the Red Stocking Breakfast raises money to benefit Head Start and healthy family programs. The money raised goes to local prevention and education efforts....
Diane Redleaf is an attorney who defends people accused of abusing or neglecting children. Her job makes a lot of folks wince. It's no wonder. When we think of child abuse cases, we think of high-profile predators such as convicted serial child...
Tags: Defendants, Justice System, Judges, Prosecution, Lawyers
North Central Region RSVP/Foster Grandparent Program directorEditor's note: Cindy Beard is the North Central Region RSVP/Foster Grandparent Program director. • “Grandma is my extra pair of hands, eyes, ears, and heart.” • “Grandma is a true gem!” • “Grandma brings out...
Tags: Volunteers of America, United Way
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