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Stories with subject: Population aging
  • Wyoming home to more minorities 
    Updated: Jul-03-15 1:18 pm

    CASPER, Wyoming - The number of customers at Little Mexico - a Casper store that sells colorful pinatas, first communion dresses and CDs of traditional brass band music - has grown since Irma Ruiz bought the business in 2000.

  • Job market's new normal: Smaller workforce, sluggish pay story has photos
    Updated: Jul-03-15 10:38 am

    WASHINGTON - Even after another month of strong hiring in June and a sinking unemployment rate, the U.S. job market just isn't what it used to be.

  • Oregon's retirement-age population growing fast 
    Updated: Jun-26-15 10:16 am

    PORTLAND, Oregon - The retirement-age boom is well underway in Oregon.

  • A shield against poverty, pensions are Greece's top priority story has photos
    Updated: Jun-23-15 12:10 pm

    ATHENS, Greece - Looking tired and leaning on his cane, Fotis Theodorakopoulos watched quietly as other demonstrators gathered to discuss Greece's financial drama and chant defiant slogans outside the parliament.

  • State, counties grapple with long-term care as state ages 
    Updated: Jun-06-15 10:49 am

    CONCORD, New Hampshire - Whether protesting budget cuts to Meals on Wheels or fighting for higher reimbursement rates for nursing homes, advocates for New Hampshire's aging residents have found themselves on the defensive as lawmakers craft the next state budget.