North Kansas City School District apologizes for taking cane from blind student
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 14:56:28 GMT
The North Kansas City School District has made national news this week for taking away the cane an 8 year old student uses due to his blindness. Dakota Nafzinger was born without eyes , and was issued a cane from Gracemor Elementary when he was enrolled.
Medicaid Expansion in Red States
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 14:56:20 GMT
In the struggle between pragmatism and ideology over Medicaid expansion in red states, pragmatism may slowly be winning. Gov. Bill Haslam 's announcement Monday of his plans to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act makes Tennessee the 10th state with a Republican governor to expand the program .
Missouri school takes cane from blind student, 8
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 14:55:43 GMT
A Missouri school district has apologized to the family of a blind student whose cane was replaced with a swimming pool noodle after he allegedly misbehaved on the bus.
Farmers, energy and travel could benefit from Cuba thaw
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 14:51:53 GMT
Freighters once carried Cuban nickel and limestone to the port of New Orleans and North Dakota beans to Havana. Cuban families ate bowls of American rice, while U.S. tourists flocked to casinos and nightclubs in Havana.
Gasoline Spending In America Hasn't Been This Low In 11 Years
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 14:46:17 GMT
The average U.S. household is expected to spend about $550 less on gasoline in 2015 compared with 2014, as annual motor fuel expenditures are on track to fall to their lowest level in 11 years. Lower fuel expenditures are attributable to a combination of falling retail gasoline prices and more fuel-efficient cars and trucks that reduce the number of gallons used to travel a given distance.
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