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Smile! Oct. 1 Is Our Day the World Over

Posted on 10/1/2013 by |News, Culture, Sights and Sounds | Comments

Bulletin TodayWithin 10 years, there will be a billion people 60 and older on the planet, up from about 600 million today. By 2030, there will be more people over 60 than under 10. Welcome to the brave, old world. These are a couple of the reasons we’re taking note of the 23rd Annual “International Day of Older Persons” on Oct. 1. As the world struggles to keep up with aging populations, this special day may draw some needed attention to a …

The Takeaway: Debt Ceiling; Aging Cities; Betty Ford

Posted on 07/11/2011 by |The Takeaway | Comments

Bulletin TodayStill deadlocked, despite Sunday night meeting. With three weeks to go before the government can no longer borrow money to meet its obligations, President Obama and Congressional leaders are still without an agreement on how to raise the nation’s debt ceiling limit.