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It’s sort of weird, right, that in the year 2012 equal pay for women has become a campaign issue in the presidential race? But the facts remain the facts: In modern America, women are still paid roughly eighty cents for every dollar paid to...
Okay, you’ve never even heard of the place and weren’t planning to go there. But if you’re looking for a job, be prepared to be paid 65 cents on the dollar, compared to your male counterparts. See the list of the ten worst-paying...
The Daily Beast, an online news magazine, published a slide show drawn from a recent Newsweek article about the prominent role played by women at NPR, from its earliest days to the present. Over the years, I’ve been asked about how and why...
News stories tagged with "women"
Aug 27, 2004 — Women's groups are trying to convince doctors to ban magazines with cigarette advertisements from their waiting rooms. They say it sends the wrong message to teens and young women. Karen DeWitt reports. Go to full article
Aug 18, 2004 — After digging through archives and articles, and recovering pieces of women's history, Peggy Lynn and Sandra Weber have joined together to present stories of remarkable Adirondack women. Their book, Breaking Trail, profiles 25 women, historical and contemporary, who've lived in or had experiences in the mountains. Singer-songwriter Peggy Lynn and writer-storyteller Sandra Weber told Todd Moe that these tales have remained unknown and unsung for too long. Go to full article
Jun 25, 2004 — The 6th annual Adirondack Arts in Healing Weekend at Great Camp Sagamore near Raquette Lake will be September 17th - 19th. It's a weekend of music, stories and nature walks for women with cancer and chronic illnesses. Todd Moe previews this year's retreat with organizer Fran Yardley. For more information, call 518-359-9324 or 315-354-5311. Go to full article
Jan 15, 2003 — A state Assembly committee held hearings on whether hospitals in New York should be required to provide emergency contraceptive pills to women who've been raped. Karen Dewitt reports. Go to full article
Dec 31, 2002 — The Catholic Church is seeking a legal injunction against a women's health care law that takes effect on January 1st. Karen Dewitt reports. Go to full article
Sep 27, 2002 — Democratic candidate for Governor Carl McCall received the endorsement of the National Organization for Women yesterday and reacted to negative attacks ads launched against him by incumbent Governor George Pataki. Karen Dewitt reports. Go to full article
Sep 05, 2002 — Music, storytelling, healing touch and nature walks are part of the 4th Annual Adirondack Arts and Healing Weekend at Great Camp Sagamore in Raquette Lake. It's a weekend retreat for women with cancer and other chronic illnesses. Todd Moe talks with two organizers of this year's retreat: storyteller Fran Yardley, and Pam Mitchell, a nurse and expert in healing touch... Go to full article
Jun 19, 2002 — It's now up to Governor Pataki to sign the Women's Healthcare Bill, approved by the New York State legislature Monday night. The passage comes after years of contentious arguments between Assembly Democrats, and Senate Republicans, over the issue of providing health insurance coverage for contraceptives. Karen Dewitt reports. Go to full article
Apr 10, 2002 — The State Assembly has passed a bill to expand health care coverage for New York's women. The bill differs, however from the one passed by the State Senate. And despite two years of discussion, there's still no law in place. Karen Dewitt reports. Go to full article
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Mar 28, 2002 — Attorney General Eliot Spitzer says 12 North Country women have paid fines ranging from $1,000 to $20,000 dollars for their roles in a pyramid scheme. The investigation into the so-called Women's Gifting Circle began in 2000 after many women complained about losing money in the scheme, which was sold as a way for women to support other women in need. Most of the women are from Saranac Lake and Lake Placid. Brian Mann reports.
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