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  • Leslie Lindberg-Harper is part of the diverse group of education support professionals in the Salem-Keizer school district. Photo Credit: Charles Lapham/Oregon Education Association

    Giving Props to Support Staff During Education Week

    Eric Tegethoff Public News Service SALEM, Ore. — This week is American Education Week, and more than just teachers are in the spotlight for the support they provide to students. Each day of Education Week has a theme, and today is Education Support Professionals Day. Known as ESPs, they...
  • Los latinos de Nuevo México están yendo a la universidad en proporciones récord, pero sin ganar los mismos salarios que los blancos o los negros de los Estados Unidos, de acuerdo a un reporte reciente. Photo Credit: nnmc.edu

    Evasivo Diploma de College impide poder de ganar dinero a los latinos

    Roz Brown/Alfonso López-Collada, Public News Service ALBUQUERQUE, N. M. – Más y más latinos están yendo a college, pero no están logrando su diploma ni ganar salarios al mismo nivel que otros estadounidenses, de acuerdo a una investigación reciente. La tasa de deserción de latinos de Nuevo México en...
  • It's Cyber Security Awareness Month, and a good time to redouble efforts to protect sensitive online information from cyber attacks. Photo Credit: Pixabay

    Cyber Security: A Nation of Haves and Have-Nots?

    Tim Morrissey Public News Service MADISON, Wis. – Experts are concerned that the United States is becoming a nation of cyber-security “haves and have-nots” – those who take steps to protect their sensitive information and those who remain vulnerable. The long list of companies that have seen massive cyber-security...
  • Experts advise consumers to use a secure connection, not a public wifi connection, when contacting credit agencies. Photo Credit: gvictoria/istockphoto

    Expert Tips on Protecting Your Credit After Massive Equifax Breach

    Suzanne Potter Public News Service Many consumers may be wondering what to do after credit reporting agency Equifax admitted that hackers stole personal information belonging to 143 million Americans. Experts say you can take action to protect yourself. First, you can check the website EquifaxSecurity2017.com to see if your...
  • Los expertos recomiendan agregar frutas coloridas como arándanos y zanahorias, que contienen muchos nutrientes y ricos en antioxidantes, a las dietas diarias para tener una mejor salud. Photo Credit: Pixabay

    Experta en salud receta comida fresca como “Primera” Medicina

    Eric Tegethoff/Alfonso López-Collada Public News Service GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. – Los Centros Familiares de Salud de la Montaña de Colorado animan a las familias a que agreguen la “primera medicina” de la naturaleza a su vida diaria: frutas y vegetales frescos. Los expertos en materia de salud recomiendan comer...
  • A consultant for child-care providers in Idaho offers advice to parents on how to pick the right one. Photo Credit: Matt Cardy/GettyImages

    Questions Parents Aren’t Asking When Seeking Child-Care Providers

    Eric Tegethoff Public News Service Choosing the right childcare provider can be a daunting task for parents. Questions left unasked while picking the right facility can rear their heads down the road in unwanted ways. That’s why Susan Robertson, lead quality child-care consultant for IdahoSTARS in Idaho Falls, has...
  • New research indicates there are more health-related positives than negatives when it comes to bicycling. Photo Credit: Virginia Carter

    New Research Disputes Previous Study on Health Hazards of Cycling

    Veronica Carter Public News Service ST. PAUL, Minn. – Cycling is many people’s choice to get some exercise and enjoy the outdoors at this time of year. However, a study by Yale researchers in 2006 linked cycling to problems with sexual health and urinary dysfunction. Now, a new team...
  • pponents object that the Texas “show me your papers” law would allow police to question anyone they stop for traffic violations about their immigration status. Photo Credit: Pixabay

    Battle Over Sanctuary City Ban Moves from TX Capitol to the Courts

    Mark Richardson Public News Service AUSTIN, Texas – The ink was barely dry on Gov. Greg Abbott’s signature on Senate Bill 4, the Texas Sanctuary Cities bill, when the battle over it moved from the state Capitol to the courts. Opponents such as the ACLU and MALDEF are preparing...
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    Fake News Not Swaying Elections

    Eric Galatas Public News Service DENVER – Despite claims by some politicians, fake news, social media and search algorithms don’t sway public opinion, according to a study by a group of international researchers. William Dutton, the report’s lead author, says if search engines did help create so-called filter bubbles...