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Washington | News organizations push for opioid data to be made public

Washington – News organizations are pushing for the public release of data detailing the distribution of prescription opioids throughout the U.S., information that could show how drug manufacturers and distributors contributed to the nation’s addiction and overdose crisis. Attorneys for The Washington Post and HD Media, which owns The Charleston Gazette-Mail in West Virginia, filed … Continue reading Washington | News organizations push for opioid data to be made public

Many cancer patients juggle care along with financial pain

Cancer patients often start two battles after diagnosis: They have to fight their disease and avoid financial ruin. Hospitals and patient advocates around the U.S. are rushing to offer more help for the latter as treatment costs soar and insurance coverage shrinks. They say patients who get overwhelmed by bills often delay treatment or cut … Continue reading Many cancer patients juggle care along with financial pain

CINCINNATI | Mavis Staples to receive Underground Railroad museum award

CINCINNATI | April 14, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)   The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center in Cincinnati says it plans to celebrate the life of singer and activist Mavis Staples with one of the museum’s highest honors. The center will present Staples with the Everyday Freedom Hero Award at a reception on Friday. Staples will receive the reward … Continue reading CINCINNATI | Mavis Staples to receive Underground Railroad museum award

Changing Tax Codes Impact Assistance Dog Services for People with Disabilities

SANTA ROSA, Calif./ Dec. 29, 2017 (STL.NEWS) — Big changes are coming for the 2018 tax year after the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, and it may be impacting those organizations that need charitable gifts most—those charities like Canine Companions for Independence® that provide life-changing assistance dogs to children, veterans … Continue reading Changing Tax Codes Impact Assistance Dog Services for People with Disabilities

New York Islanders may be returning from city to suburbs

MINEOLA, N.Y. /December 19, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — The New York Islanders may be returning to the New York suburbs after a move to Brooklyn floundered. Several news organizations including Newsday reported Tuesday that the hockey team won a bid to build a new arena on the grounds of the Belmont Park racetrack, home to the … Continue reading New York Islanders may be returning from city to suburbs

The Latest: Church-politics provision removed from tax bill

WASHINGTON / December 14, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — The Latest on the Republican tax overhaul (all times local): 10:30 p.m. A Democratic senator taking part in talks on the GOP tax package says a provision allowing churches to endorse political candidates and still keep their tax-free status won’t be in the final bill. Oregon Sen. Ron … Continue reading The Latest: Church-politics provision removed from tax bill