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Big jump in young adults moving out of state

WASHINGTON (AP) — Their lives on hold for years, young adults are now making big moves in the fledgling economic recovery, leaving college towns or parents’ homes and heading out …


School finance case to focus on demographics shift

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas’ dramatically shifting demographics will be the focus Tuesday as attorneys representing about 600 school districts call their first witness in a trial in which the …


Retirement worries grow; 30-somethings most uneasy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Younger Americans in their late 30s are now the group most likely to doubt they will be financially secure after retirement, a major shift from three years …


Baby bust continues: US births down for 4th year

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. births fell for the fourth year in a row, the government reported Wednesday, with experts calling it more proof that the weak economy has continued …


Census data another sign economy has bottomed out

WASHINGTON (AP) — More young adults are leaving their parents’ homes to take a chance with college or a job. Across the nation, people are on the move again after …


Has US economy bottomed out? Census suggests yes

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy is showing signs of finally bottoming out: Americans are on the move again after record numbers had stayed put, more young adults are leaving …


Group: More than half in 39 states will be obese

NEW YORK (AP) — We Americans already know how fat we are. Can it get much worse? Apparently, yes, according to an advocacy group that predicts that by 2030 more …


Advocates: 39 states’ obesity rates to pass 50 pct

NEW YORK (AP) — A group campaigning against obesity predicts that by 2030 more than half the people in 39 states will be obese — not merely overweight, but obese. …


For US Hispanics, cancer top killer, not heart

NEW YORK (AP) — Cancer is now the leading killer of Hispanics in the U.S. — the latest sign it’s beginning to displace heart disease as the nation’s top cause …


Dems see Latino-based future as union clout wanes

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — On a precarious political bridge, Democrats are desperately trying to reach a promising future before their old foundation crumbles behind them. Union clout has eroded. But …


Sign-of-the-times stats on eve of the conventions

A look at the U.S, past and present, by the numbers: LEAPS AND BOUNDS: The U.S. population has more than doubled since Mitt Romney was born in 1947. Population then: …


Gop Delegates: White, Male, Wealthy

The Republican Party is taking great pains to present an image of diversity at its national convention, of “real people living real lives in the real world,” in the words …


Drawing A New Set Of Lines Spokane County Needs To Look To The Future And Your Input Is Part Of The Plan

Some people look at the ever-growing commercial landscape of our community and cringe. The open spaces they once enjoyed are paved over with strip malls. Others welcome commercial development throughout …