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2013-02-06 09:41:50

A record number of U.S. children were covered by health insurance in 2011, mostly due to substantial increases in the enrollment rates of public insurance.

2011-12-13 19:14:33

New Hampshire voters are about to observe their first-in-the-nation presidential primary.

2011-10-18 13:16:01

Persistent high poverty is most prevalent among children, with those living in rural America disproportionally impacted.

More American Children Living In Poverty
2011-09-23 03:28:13

Between 2009 and 2010, one million more children in America joined the ranks of those living in poverty, bringing the total to an estimated 15.7 million poor children in 2010, an increase of 2.6 million since the recession began in 2007.

2011-07-11 21:04:02

Rural workers have less access to sick leave, forcing them to choose between caring for themselves or family members, and losing pay or perhaps even their jobs when faced with an illness.

2011-04-12 14:29:02

One year after the BP Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion on the Gulf Coast, new research from the Carsey Institute at the University of New Hampshire shows that despite the roughly equivalent economic compensation, Louisiana and Florida residents differ in perceptions about the current and long-term effects of the largest marine oil spill in U.S. history.

2011-01-26 04:30:00

Art Science Research Laboratory's StinkyJournalism.org announces the Third Annual Top Ten 'Dubious Polling' Awards, presented by former Gallup pollster David Moore of the Carsey Institute at the University of New Hampshire NEW YORK, Jan.


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