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Mid-Hudson News
Healthy Ulster County Week begins Saturday, events plannedranking, since the program began, from 35th place to 15th statewide, over the p
Healthy Ulster County Week begins Saturday, events planned
Mid-Hudson News / Posted 24 minutes ago
ranking, since the program began, from 35th place to 15th statewide, over the past six years. The numbers are determined by Robert Wood Johnson Foundation County Health Rankings. At this rate, the administration’s goal for reaching #1 healthiest... Read more
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Island Packet
Zika virus exposes need for greater public health funding, experts sayplatform of public health emergency funding.” In the recent National Health Se
Zika virus exposes need for greater public health funding, experts say
Island Packet / Posted 8 hours ago
platform of public health emergency funding.” In the recent National Health Security Preparedness Index compiled by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the United States scored a 6.7 out of 10 on its preparedness level. Projections from the... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Healthy Lee coalition encouraging residents to take the 5210 pledgewith tools to engage in healthier habits. Lee County ranks No. 16 this year in
Healthy Lee coalition encouraging residents to take the 5210 pledge
Naples Daily News / Posted 18 hours ago
with tools to engage in healthier habits. Lee County ranks No. 16 this year in health rankings based on evaluations by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in New Jersey, which is an improvement from Lee ranking No. 20 in 2015. The foundation looks... Read more
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Key West Citizen
Is Monroe County really that healthy?suicide rates are also well documented. The University of Wisconsin Population
Is Monroe County really that healthy?
Key West Citizen / Posted yesterday
suicide rates are also well documented. The University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute, with the support of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, releases a survey every spring called the County Health Rankings. “Its purpose is to grab... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Clinton backs Manchin plan to tax opioidshighest number of drug overdose deaths in the United States at 33.5 per 100,000
Clinton backs Manchin plan to tax opioids
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted yesterday
highest number of drug overdose deaths in the United States at 33.5 per 100,000 people, according to a 2015 study by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The funds raised from the plan to tax opioids be used to "expand access to substance abuse... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Clinton backs Manchin plan to tax opioidshighest number of drug overdose deaths in the United States at 33.5 per 100,000
Clinton backs Manchin plan to tax opioids
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted yesterday
highest number of drug overdose deaths in the United States at 33.5 per 100,000 people, according to a 2015 study by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The funds raised from the plan to tax opioids be used to "expand access to substance abuse... Read more
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My EastText
Clinton backs Manchin plan to tax opioidshighest number of drug overdose deaths in the United States at 33.5 per 100,000
Clinton backs Manchin plan to tax opioids
My EastText / Posted yesterday
highest number of drug overdose deaths in the United States at 33.5 per 100,000 people, according to a 2015 study by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The funds raised from the plan to tax opioids be used to "expand access to substance abuse... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Clinton backs Manchin plan to tax opioidshighest number of drug overdose deaths in the United States at 33.5 per 100,000
Clinton backs Manchin plan to tax opioids
KECI Missoula / Posted yesterday
highest number of drug overdose deaths in the United States at 33.5 per 100,000 people, according to a 2015 study by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The funds raised from the plan to tax opioids be used to "expand access to substance abuse... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Clinton backs Manchin plan to tax opioidshighest number of drug overdose deaths in the United States at 33.5 per 100,000
Clinton backs Manchin plan to tax opioids
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted yesterday
highest number of drug overdose deaths in the United States at 33.5 per 100,000 people, according to a 2015 study by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The funds raised from the plan to tax opioids be used to "expand access to substance abuse... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Clinton backs Manchin plan to tax opioidshighest number of drug overdose deaths in the United States at 33.5 per 100,000
Clinton backs Manchin plan to tax opioids
KTVZ Bend / Posted yesterday
highest number of drug overdose deaths in the United States at 33.5 per 100,000 people, according to a 2015 study by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The funds raised from the plan to tax opioids be used to "expand access to substance abuse... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Clinton backs Manchin plan to tax opioidshighest number of drug overdose deaths in the United States at 33.5 per 100,000
Clinton backs Manchin plan to tax opioids
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted yesterday
highest number of drug overdose deaths in the United States at 33.5 per 100,000 people, according to a 2015 study by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The funds raised from the plan to tax opioids be used to "expand access to substance abuse... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Clinton backs Manchin plan to tax opioidshighest number of drug overdose deaths in the United States at 33.5 per 100,000
Clinton backs Manchin plan to tax opioids
KRCR TV Redding / Posted yesterday
highest number of drug overdose deaths in the United States at 33.5 per 100,000 people, according to a 2015 study by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The funds raised from the plan to tax opioids be used to "expand access to substance abuse... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Clinton backs Manchin plan to tax opioidshighest number of drug overdose deaths in the United States at 33.5 per 100,000
Clinton backs Manchin plan to tax opioids
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted yesterday
highest number of drug overdose deaths in the United States at 33.5 per 100,000 people, according to a 2015 study by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The funds raised from the plan to tax opioids be used to "expand access to substance abuse... Read more
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Salon.com
Health care has a cavity: There’s no good reason our teeth aren’t coveredof seniors lack dental coverage. Since Medicare doesn’t cover dental, Dr. Davi
Health care has a cavity: There’s no good reason our teeth aren’t covered
Salon.com / Posted 4 days ago
of seniors lack dental coverage. Since Medicare doesn’t cover dental, Dr. David Kroll, senior program officer at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, argues that this “inertia spilled over into the ACA.” Americans who purchase dental plans... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Playworks celebrates 'game changers' who make positive impact on communityschools that have adopted the Playworks program, said James Marks, executive vi
Playworks celebrates 'game changers' who make positive impact on community
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 5 days ago
schools that have adopted the Playworks program, said James Marks, executive vice president with the Princeton, N.J.-based Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, which conducted a national study of the program. The group is now out to engage 60,000 kids... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
West Virginia Ranks Below National Average for Health PreparationThe Robert Wood Johnson Foundation released its annual National Health Security
West Virginia Ranks Below National Average for Health Preparation
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 6 days ago
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation released its annual National Health Security Preparedness Index this week. The report shows the nation is relatively well-prepared for managing an emergency. The 2016 assessment shows the United States scoring 6.7... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Louisiana has room to improveThe Robert Wood Johnson Foundation released a report earlier this week that say
Louisiana has room to improve
The Daily Comet / Posted 6 days ago
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation released a report earlier this week that says Louisiana and a group of other states have fallen behind in their efforts to prepare for future health emergencies. The report, the annual National Health Security... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Louisiana has room to improveThe Robert Wood Johnson Foundation released a report earlier this week that say
Louisiana has room to improve
The Houma Courier / Posted 6 days ago
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation released a report earlier this week that says Louisiana and a group of other states have fallen behind in their efforts to prepare for future health emergencies. The report, the annual National Health Security... Read more
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NJ.com
Could N.J. lose one of its Obamacare insurers?would be minimal due to their relatively small market share," said Kathy Hempst
Could N.J. lose one of its Obamacare insurers?
NJ.com / Posted 6 days ago
would be minimal due to their relatively small market share," said Kathy Hempstead, the health insurance expert for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in Princeton. A quirk of New Jersey law might push United to continue to sell individual... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
UnitedHealth Group to exit Affordable Care exchanges in all but a 'handful' of statesto have serious concerns about the sustainability of the public exchanges," Ber
UnitedHealth Group to exit Affordable Care exchanges in all but a 'handful' of states
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
to have serious concerns about the sustainability of the public exchanges," Bertolini said. Katherine Hempstead of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation said it would be easy to overplay and to underplay UnitedHealth's move. She said it was... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Louisiana least-prepared in nation to respond to major health emergency, new study saysThe report, released Monday night and compiled by the national Robert Wood John
Louisiana least-prepared in nation to respond to major health emergency, new study says
The Daily Comet / Posted 7 days ago
The report, released Monday night and compiled by the national Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, shows Louisiana and a cluster of other states, mostly in the South, have not kept pace with the rest of the nation in becoming more prepared to respond to... Read more
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Business Insurance
Checkup rates the same for exchange and employer-provided health coverageenrolled in their employers’ health plans, according to a new survey. The surv
Checkup rates the same for exchange and employer-provided health coverage
Business Insurance / Posted 7 days ago
enrolled in their employers’ health plans, according to a new survey. The survey released Monday, which was funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Urban Institute, found that 67.6% of both groups had a routine medical checkup in the... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Blame yourself for Johnny Football’s fall from grace1.6 percent of them will make it. And before we make a collective nod of disapp
Blame yourself for Johnny Football’s fall from grace
Dallas Morning News / Posted 7 days ago
1.6 percent of them will make it. And before we make a collective nod of disapproval, a study conducted by Harvard and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation found that 26 percent of all parents hope their children become professional athletes. Now,... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
National report says Louisiana not ready for a major health crisisor wild fires, or the Zika virus, each region has its own kind of emergency sit
National report says Louisiana not ready for a major health crisis
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 8 days ago
or wild fires, or the Zika virus, each region has its own kind of emergency situation," Dr. Alonzo Plough with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation explained. Louisiana scored 5.6 out of 10, below the national average of 6.7. Glen Mays led... Read more
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The Medina County Gazette
Medina County ranks 5th healthiest in Ohio — The Medina County Gazettethe overall ranking, according to the report. The county consistently has rank
Medina County ranks 5th healthiest in Ohio — The Medina County Gazette
The Medina County Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
the overall ranking, according to the report. The county consistently has ranked among the top in the state since the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, which focuses on health philanthropy, began releasing the measurements in 2010. “Since the... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Obesity in young American children plummetshailed the precipitous drop in preschoolers' obesity as particularly heartening
Obesity in young American children plummets
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
hailed the precipitous drop in preschoolers' obesity as particularly heartening news. In a statement issued Tuesday, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, which has underwritten research and programs aimed at reducing child obesity, called it a... Read more
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The Advocate
Louisiana’s dismal health-crisis ranking shows another lost opportunity from past 8 yearsethics or business-friendliness. If he were still in office, I doubt he would
Louisiana’s dismal health-crisis ranking shows another lost opportunity from past 8 years
The Advocate / Posted 8 days ago
ethics or business-friendliness. If he were still in office, I doubt he would be going around citing the results of a new Robert Wood Johnson Foundation report ranking the states on how well prepared they are to handle a major health emergency or... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Louisiana least-prepared in nation to respond to major health emergency, new study saysThe report, released Monday night and compiled by the national Robert Wood John
Louisiana least-prepared in nation to respond to major health emergency, new study says
The Houma Courier / Posted 8 days ago
The report, released Monday night and compiled by the national Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, shows Louisiana and a cluster of other states, mostly in the South, have not kept pace with the rest of the nation in becoming more prepared to respond to... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Parents want bullying policies to address weightpolicy discussions about remedies for weight-based bullying among youth, as inc
Parents want bullying policies to address weight
Stamford Advocate / Posted 8 days ago
policy discussions about remedies for weight-based bullying among youth, as increasing national attention is being paid to this issue. This research was funded by a donation from Rudd Foundation and a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foun... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Study: Parents want bullying policies to address weightpolicy discussions about remedies for weight-based bullying among youth, as inc
Study: Parents want bullying policies to address weight
Connecticut Post / Posted 8 days ago
policy discussions about remedies for weight-based bullying among youth, as increasing national attention is being paid to this issue. This research was funded by a donation from Rudd Foundation and a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foun... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Study: Parents want bullying policies to address weightpolicy discussions about remedies for weight-based bullying among youth, as inc
Study: Parents want bullying policies to address weight
Greenwich Time / Posted 8 days ago
policy discussions about remedies for weight-based bullying among youth, as increasing national attention is being paid to this issue. This research was funded by a donation from Rudd Foundation and a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foun... Read more
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The News-Times
Study: Parents want bullying policies to address weightpolicy discussions about remedies for weight-based bullying among youth, as inc
Study: Parents want bullying policies to address weight
The News-Times / Posted 8 days ago
policy discussions about remedies for weight-based bullying among youth, as increasing national attention is being paid to this issue. This research was funded by a donation from Rudd Foundation and a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foun... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Many Grouchy, Error-Prone Workers Just Need More Sleeppaying for it, in the form of mistakes, productivity loss, accidents and increa
Many Grouchy, Error-Prone Workers Just Need More Sleep
KPBS San Diego / Posted 8 days ago
paying for it, in the form of mistakes, productivity loss, accidents and increased health insurance costs. A recent Robert Wood Johnson Foundation report found a third of Americans get less sleep than the recommended seven hours a night.... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation releases National Health Security Preparedness IndexHowever, there are different degrees of preparedness for each level, and will a
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation releases National Health Security Preparedness Index
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 9 days ago
However, there are different degrees of preparedness for each level, and will affect how we deal with the situations. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) releases a National Health Security Preparedness Index annually. This measures the... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Many Grouchy, Error-Prone Workers Just Need More Sleeppaying for it, too, in the form of mistakes, productivity loss, accidents and i
Many Grouchy, Error-Prone Workers Just Need More Sleep
KERA North Texas / Posted 9 days ago
paying for it, too, in the form of mistakes, productivity loss, accidents and increased health insurance costs. A recent Robert Wood Johnson Foundation report found a third of Americans get less sleep than the recommended seven hours. Another... Read more
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Denver Post
Disaster ahead? Colorado readiness ranks average in national surveyWhen it comes to disaster preparedness, Colorado is about average. So says the
Disaster ahead? Colorado readiness ranks average in national survey
Denver Post / Posted 9 days ago
When it comes to disaster preparedness, Colorado is about average. So says the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, which issues a state-by-state assessment based on categories from flu vaccination rates to the percentage of people covered by wireless... Read more
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Minot Daily News
Study: ND prepared for public health emergencythe nation is to prevent and manage widespread health emergencies," said Dr. Ri
Study: ND prepared for public health emergency
Minot Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
the nation is to prevent and manage widespread health emergencies," said Dr. Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, president and CEO of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, which funds and directs the Index. "Every sector needs a yardstick to clearly show where... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Report: Public health emergency prep lagscontinues to lag in its capacity to respond to public health emergencies, accor
Report: Public health emergency prep lags
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 9 days ago
continues to lag in its capacity to respond to public health emergencies, according to a new national report. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation officially released its annual assessment of health security and preparedness late Monday.... Read more
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The Advocate
Louisiana least-prepared in nation to respond to major health emergency, new study saysto this year’s National Health Security Preparedness Index. The report, releas
Louisiana least-prepared in nation to respond to major health emergency, new study says
The Advocate / Posted 9 days ago
to this year’s National Health Security Preparedness Index. The report, released Monday night and compiled by the national Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, shows Louisiana and a cluster of other states, mostly in the South, have not kept pace with... Read more
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USA Today
Pike County: 'Nothing around here has been normal'Bureau American Community Survey estimates and County Business Patterns data; O
Pike County: 'Nothing around here has been normal'
USA Today / Posted 9 days ago
Bureau American Community Survey estimates and County Business Patterns data; Ohio Department of Job and Family Services; Robert Wood Johnson Foundation; and Enquirer research Follow Keith BieryGolick on Twitter: @KBieryGolick Read or Share this... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
U.S. suicides have soared since 1999, CDC report sayspublished an analysis of U.S. suicide trends in the American Journal of Prevent
U.S. suicides have soared since 1999, CDC report says
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
published an analysis of U.S. suicide trends in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. Hempstead, director of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, noted that surging suicides among women--a group that has traditionally committed suicide at... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Pike County: 'Nothing around here has been normal'U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey estimates and County Business Patt
Pike County: 'Nothing around here has been normal'
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 10 days ago
U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey estimates and County Business Patterns data; Ohio Department of Job and Family Services; Robert Wood Johnson Foundation; and Enquirer research Follow Keith BieryGolick on Twitter... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Pike County: 'Nothing around here has been normal'U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey estimates and County Business Patt
Pike County: 'Nothing around here has been normal'
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 10 days ago
U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey estimates and County Business Patterns data; Ohio Department of Job and Family Services; Robert Wood Johnson Foundation; and Enquirer research Follow Keith BieryGolick on Twitter... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Pike County: 'Nothing around here has been normal'U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey estimates and County Business Patt
Pike County: 'Nothing around here has been normal'
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 10 days ago
U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey estimates and County Business Patterns data; Ohio Department of Job and Family Services; Robert Wood Johnson Foundation; and Enquirer research Follow Keith BieryGolick on Twitter... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Pike County: 'Nothing around here has been normal'U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey estimates and County Business Patt
Pike County: 'Nothing around here has been normal'
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 10 days ago
U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey estimates and County Business Patterns data; Ohio Department of Job and Family Services; Robert Wood Johnson Foundation; and Enquirer research Follow Keith BieryGolick on Twitter... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Pike County: 'Nothing around here has been normal'U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey estimates and County Business Patt
Pike County: 'Nothing around here has been normal'
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 10 days ago
U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey estimates and County Business Patterns data; Ohio Department of Job and Family Services; Robert Wood Johnson Foundation; and Enquirer research Follow Keith BieryGolick on Twitter... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Pike County: 'Nothing around here has been normal'U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey estimates and County Business Patt
Pike County: 'Nothing around here has been normal'
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 10 days ago
U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey estimates and County Business Patterns data; Ohio Department of Job and Family Services; Robert Wood Johnson Foundation; and Enquirer research Follow Keith BieryGolick on Twitter... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Pike County: 'Nothing around here has been normal'U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey estimates and County Business Patt
Pike County: 'Nothing around here has been normal'
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 10 days ago
U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey estimates and County Business Patterns data; Ohio Department of Job and Family Services; Robert Wood Johnson Foundation; and Enquirer research Follow Keith BieryGolick on Twitter... Read more
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First Coast News
Pike County: 'Nothing around here has been normal'U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey estimates and County Business Patt
Pike County: 'Nothing around here has been normal'
First Coast News / Posted 10 days ago
U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey estimates and County Business Patterns data; Ohio Department of Job and Family Services; Robert Wood Johnson Foundation; and Enquirer research Follow Keith BieryGolick on Twitter... Read more
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