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The oldest old: Reaching 90 more likely than ever

The oldest old: Reaching 90 more likely than ever

The first census data on the 90-plus population highlights America's ever-increasing life spans, which are redefining what it means to be old.

November 22, 2011 1:00 pm

Excerpts from recent Indiana editorials

Police search ruling better, not best

October 01, 2011 12:00 am

GUEST EDITORIALS: 'Not welcome' sign for Indiana

Forty-six years ago, Indiana lawmakers repealed a state law banning interracial marriage, just two years before the U.S. Supreme Court declared such laws unconstitutional. On Tuesday, the Indiana House began the process of prohibiting marriage for same-sex couples, throwing in a ban on civil…

February 26, 2011 12:00 am

Illinois kids without health insurance coverage

Newly released U.S. Census figures show 4.5 percent of children statewide lack health insurance coverage. The list shows the counties, percentage of children without health insurance and the margin of error.

September 29, 2010 12:00 am

Census: Child health coverage up in Illinois

CHICAGO | In the midst of an economic downturn, Illinois children were slightly more likely to be covered by health insurance in 2009 than the year before, according to newly released U.S. Census Bureau figures.

September 29, 2010 12:00 am Related

Payrolls drop by 125K, jobless rate falls

WASHINGTON (AP) — A wave of census layoffs cut the nation's payrolls in June for the first time in six months, while private employers added a modest number of jobs. The unemployment rate dipped to 9.5 percent, its lowest level in almost a year.

July 02, 2010 10:15 am Related


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