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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana residents will lose some unemployment benefits immediately if automatic federal spending cuts take effect this week, state officials said. The state Department of Workforce Development said it would temporarily cut...
Military and education would take big hits in Indiana from automatic cuts to the federal budget set to take effect this week, according to a report the White House issued Sunday. The White House compiled the numbers from federal agencies and its own...
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...
SOUTH BEND — When the University of Notre Dame’s Center for Arts & Culture opens next fall on the city’s near west side, it will include a printmaking studio, an art gallery and space for public programs. Work will begin soon on a $2....
Thank you for Jamie Smith Hopkins front page story on the growth of poverty in suburbs across Maryland ("Poor people in Balto.'s suburbs outnumber those in city," May 21). The article is must reading for policymakers, civic groups, faith-based leaders and...
Tags: Social Issues, Poverty
When children get the nurturing and support they need from the very start, they thrive and are more likely to succeed in school and in life. This is why Connecticut should create an Office of Early Childhood and Congress should enact President Obama's...
Tags: Barack Obama, U.S. Congress
Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Thursday voted to limit the amount of government subsidies the wealthiest farmers receive when purchasing crop insurance. The vote was one small victory this week for critics of a massive, five-year farm bill that...
The difference in income levels in Connecticut is great. Unfortunately, 118,809 children here are in poverty, according to the Children's Defense Fund. That is 14.9 percent of Connecticut's children. Of that number, 54,304, or 6.8 percent, are in...
The Hartford CourantBarbara Monahan, 97, a longtime teacher at Manchester's Nathan Hale School, died March 31. "She used to walk to school every day," said Celeste McLaughlin, Monahan's stepdaughter. "The kids who she taught would remember Mrs. Monahan because they...
Concert — The Little Traverse Choral Society and Little Traverse Youth Choir will present a Concert for Peace at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 4, at the United Methodist Church in Petoskey. Tickets $15 adults, $5 students, free children 12 years and...
West HartfordMore than 1,000 preschool children and their families celebrated the successful end of the Head Start school year by partying with circus performers in Bushnell Park before marching toward the lawn side of the Old State House to watch Asian elephants have...
Of The Morning CallThe association that represents Pennsylvania's Head Start Program providers is out with a new summary of how sequester cuts will hurt programs for low-income children in the coming year. This according to the Pennsylvania Head Start Association: "Head...
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