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Lack Of Child Care Ratings Systems Leaves Parents In A Bind

Tue, 11/01/2016 - 4:06am

About 20 states are in the process of creating a ratings system for child care providers. But it's hard to decide which standards best measure quality and which are most useful to parents.

Several States, Employers Help Workers Make Time To Vote

Tue, 11/01/2016 - 4:06am

Many people say they don't have the time to stand in line, or they're worried about being late for work. But about half of states require employers to offer some form of paid leave to vote.

Peter Thiel Stands Out In Silicon Valley For Support Of Donald Trump

Mon, 10/31/2016 - 5:01pm

Thiel, a billionaire investor, has caused friction in Silicon Valley, which has largely backed Hillary Clinton. But others who disagree with Thiel's views stand by his right to express them.

With GPS And Graph Paper, Farmers Find A-maze-ing Ways To Bring In Cash

Mon, 10/31/2016 - 2:33pm

Using technology and math, farmers are creating elaborate corn maze designs, from replicas of fine art to Internet kitties. Labyrinths help make ends meet — they yield more cash per acre than crops.




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