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Legislature seeks to address Washington’s nursing shortage by funding education and training

Laurel Demkovich and Arielle Dreher / The Spokesman – Review OLYMPIA — The Washington legislature is debating a number of proposals to entice more people to become nurses. Ideas under consideration include helping students pay off student loans and creating nursing programs at universities in eastern and western Washington. “We’ve been working hard to train […]

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Valley News – Traveling nurses have been essential during the pandemic – but at a cost

Editor’s Note: This story was first published on New Hampshire Bulletin. Nurse Nick Caruso has worked in eight hospitals during the pandemic and, hands down, the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon is his favourite. He enjoys the camaraderie and support among staff and says this is his first hospital to use personal protective equipment correctly. […]

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Say goodbye to NSF check fees: major banks are reviewing their overdraft policies

Bank of America will reduce or eliminate overdraft fees starting in February. James Martin/CNET Two of the “big four banks” – Wells Fargo and Bank of America – have announced significant changes that will reduce overdraft fees, which is when a customer withdraws or charges more money than they need. has some on his account. […]

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A guide to quitting your job

“The account would remain in place and could still be used to reimburse or pay eligible medical expenses,” said Frank Fiorille, vice president of risk, compliance and data analytics at Paychex. But you can’t make new contributions unless you open a new high-deductible plan elsewhere. Count vacations, bonuses and more. Check how much vacation or […]

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The “reliability and quality” of news content plays a role in brand safety

Public perception of news may not be at its peak, but recent research by IPG’s MAGNA unit, in partnership with Disney’s Ad Sales unit, indicates that news content still provides value to advertisers because of the way news is viewed by consumers. . In a study titled “No News is Bad News: News Ads and […]

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Facebook whistleblower describes competing motivations in the company’s approach to news content

Is Facebook bad for the company and is the company knowingly contributing to division and angst, in order to maximize usage and profit? It’s a key question that has persisted for a few years, especially since the 2016 U.S. election. And now we get a glimpse of Facebook’s own thinking on the subject – over […]

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More States May Allow Mental Health Days as Excused Absences for Students

By SOPHIA EPPOLITO Associated Press / Report for America SALT LAKE CITY – Growing up, Sophie Corroon struggled to pass a ballet class or a soccer tryout without having an anxiety attack. The thought of going to sleepovers or being home alone left her panicked. Corroon’s anxiety escalated further in high school in Salt Lake […]

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It’s time for a whole new set of new values. Here is where we should start. – Poynter

If you had the ability to build a news organization from scratch, what would you include? What would you do differently? I examined this issue alongside two dozen journalists and people close to journalism – activists, educators and nonprofit leaders – at the American Press Institute’s Connecting with Diverse Communities summit, which is held at […]