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Illinois Moms are Breastfeeding More Compared to Missouri

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – Breastfeeding rates are continuing to rise in the United States.

The 2015 Lansinoh Global Breastfeeding survey finds that about 80 percent of newborns were breastfed in the United States in 2013, which is the latest year available. 120 more words


ANDY PUZDER: A Closer Look at Scott Walker’s Record on Jobs

Wall Street Journal — Unemployment is well below the national average, and labor-force participation is rising.

Wisconsin ranks 40th in the nation for job growth, or so says a recent Bureau of Labor Statistics report. 71 more words


Increasing Tuition and Fees for Agnes Scott

Shriya Bhattacharya

Staff Writer

As many students have read in the highlights of the Board of Trustees meeting this spring, the college has decided to increase its current tuition fees by 3.3 percent, which is said to be less than the national average of 4 percent. 503 more words



Breitbart: On the eve of the commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the civil rights march in Selma, Alabama, the unemployment rate among African Americans remains more than twice that of white Americans and nearly twice the national average. 79 more words


It's a New Year...What Do You Think?

It is the holiday season, and I was asked recently, “What does that mean for the work you do?” Specifically, the question was raised to find out if emergency shelters were “more full” during the holidays and, “are busier?” 429 more words

Survey: US gas prices fall 10 cents per gallon in 2 weeks

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — A national survey reveals the average price of regular gasoline has plunged another 10 cents a gallon over the past two weeks, to $2.84. 89 more words

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Fill 'Er Up: Gas Under $3 For 1st Time In 4 years

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Motorists are rejoicing over a drop in gas prices that hasn’t been seen in years.

“It’s stunning what’s happening here,” says Tom Kloza, chief oil analyst at the Oil Price Information Service. 251 more words