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When Summer Break Begins, Reports of Child Abuse and Neglect Decline

When school ends and summer break begins, calls to the Colorado Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline drop significantly, the Colorado Department of Human Services reports.

Last year from May to June, calls dropped by 23 percent.
This decrease is attributed to the end of the school year because teachers and…

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The 19th Amendment Turns 100

Women voters make the difference in our elections, but it wasn’t always so. As strange as it may seem today, women weren’t allowed to vote in the U.S. until 1920. It took an Amendment to the Constitution.

This was the 19th amendment, which was passed by Congress…

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June Is National Ocean Month

As National Ocean Month begins – along with summer – it’s a good time to appreciate all the things the world’s oceans do for us, and how vital they are.

From NOAA’s National Ocean Service:

The world’s oceans provide:

The air we breathe: The ocean produces…

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Fastest-Growing Cities Primarily in the South and West

The South and West continue to have the fastest-growing cities in the United States, according to new population estimates for cities and towns released by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Among the 15 cities or towns with the largest numeric gains
between 2017 and 2018, eight were in the…

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Regrets About Mortgages Don’t Dim Millennials’ Love for Their Homes

Younger homeowners more often say they rushed through the buying process and have regrets about their mortgage, likely resulting from the challenges young buyers face entering today’s expensive housing market.

Still, homeowners of all ages are, for the most part, happy
with their home purchases, a recent Zillow…

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Income Gains Greater in Some States

When it comes to income gains for American workers, not all states are equal. Workers in some states have seen greater wage increases than their fellow citizens in other states.

Real state personal income grew 2.6 percent in 2017, after
increasing 1.5 percent in 2016, according to estimates…

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