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In city, tents are seen as homeless solution; many disagree

Nov. 20, 2021 03:02 AM EST

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — When people facing homelessness in Norristown call Montgomery County officials for help, they’re told shelter is in short supply. So, they are issued tents. The idea enrages advocates in the municipality, who see this as an...

Homeless man builds cabin from campaign signs and barricades

Nov. 20, 2021 00:11 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — For most of us, the November nip in the air means nothing more than changing into long sleeves. But for homeless people, the approach of winter brings the threat of difficult-to-escape discomfort, and worse. Tents provide some warmth and relief from the wind, but with...

Head of Nevada health insurance exchange to step down Dec. 3

Nov. 08, 2021 18:18 PM EST

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — The head of Nevada’s health insurance exchange will leave her position in less than a month, the governor’s office announced Monday. Heather Korbulic briefly headed the state unemployment office during the height of pandemic-related job...

Water Street reboot revitalizes downtown Henderson

Oct. 18, 2021 12:36 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A few weeks into setting up shop at the farmers market outside the recently renovated Henderson City Hall, Rose Nixon is seeing community form from the booth where she sells handmade soaps. The market is one of the many hyperlocal attractions to be...

EXPLAINER: Why coffee could cost more at groceries, cafes

Sep. 29, 2021 16:25 PM EDT

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — As if a cup of coffee wasn’t expensive enough, a confluence of factors is driving up farmers' costs to grow the beans and it could begin filtering down to your local cafe before the end of the year. After hovering for years near $1 per pound,...

US consumer confidence slides for third consecutive month

Sep. 28, 2021 10:32 AM EDT

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — U.S. consumer confidence declined for the third straight month in September as the rapidly-spreading delta variant of the coronavirus extends the life of a global pandemic. The Conference Board reported Tuesday that its consumer confidence...

Surviving COVID in ICU gives Milwaukee judge new perspective

Sep. 25, 2021 01:07 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Municipal Judge Derek Mosley is a kidney transplant recipient who faced a 12-day battle with COVID-19 last year in the ICU at Froedtert Hospital. He vividly remembers a crucial moment in the ICU when a doctor called him from inside the hospital and told him his...