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Pennsylvania Voter ID Law Blocked for Nov. Election

Posted  October 2, 2012  by  WHUT Howard University Television

A judge said today that Pennsylvania’s new voter ID law cannot take effect until after the Nov. 6 presidential election, meaning that voters in this swing state won’t yet have to show ID at the polls. In his ruling, Judge Robert Simpson said that the state had improved the system to issue voter IDs, but […]

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How Will the Health Law Impact Coverage for Immigrants?

Posted  October 12, 2012  by  WHUT Howard University Television

Non-citizens are three times more likely to be uninsured than U.S.-born residents, although they represent only 20 percent of the nation’s total uninsured. How will the health care reform law will impact this population? Here’s your primer. Continue The U.S. is home to more than 21 million immigrants who are not citizens, and for many of […]

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Big Bird: Fair or Fowl Play?

Posted  October 12, 2012  by  WHUT Howard University Television

Two icons of PBS—Big Bird and Jim Lehrer—have received almost as much attention as Obama and Romney in the aftermath of the first presidential debate. How come? Was fowl play involved?Continue Big Bird: Fair or Fowl Play? By Michael Getler OCTOBER 11, 2012 * Ombudsman’s Note: This posting was updated on Friday, Oct. 12, to […]

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Health & Wellness

The Concessions We Make Before We Age: A writer’s concerns begin to hold her back, but she can still hook up a TV

Posted  October 22, 2012  by  WHUT Howard University Television

My father was only in his late 40s when he began backing arm’s-length out of telephone booths (remember those?) to be able to see well enough to dial; my mother was about the same age when she bought an ineffective gizmo to help her thread needles and, still thwarted, began asking me to do it […]

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