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Employment among young people at lowest level since 1950s

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Number of working youth dropped by almost half since 2000; Nearly 6.5 million U.S. teens and young adults are neither in school nor in the workforce, veering toward chronic underemployment as adults and failing to gain the skills employers need in the 21st century, according to a new KIDS COUNT® report from the Annie E. […] [Read More]
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Obamacare Saved Us $1.5 Billion

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Consumers saw nearly $1.5 billion in insurer rebates and overhead cost savings in 2011, due to the Affordable Care Act’s medical loss ratio provision requiring health insurers to spend at least 80 percent of premium dollars on health care or quality improvement activities or pay a rebate to their customers, according to a new Commonwealth […] [Read More]
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My Recent Posts – Art History News

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Art History News (all include lots of gorgeous art) Mark Cohen: Strange Evidence Working primarily in and around the small Pennsylvania cities of Wilkes-Barre and Scranton, American street photographer Mark Cohen (b. 1943) photographs people and places encountered at random. In the 1970s he distinguished himself from older peers such as Garry Winogrand and Lee […] [Read More]
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