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Probate court cases rise as people die from COVID without wills
Oct 12, 2021
In Texas, probate court judges say they are trying to manage a huge increase in cases, with families left to sort out a loved one's affairs.
Life for Americans without identifying documents can be financially devastating
Apr 10, 2019
When American-born children age out of foster care without identifying documents like birth certificates and state ID cards, their financial futures can be at stake.
More women are entering the construction trade, but job sites and equipment haven't adapted yet
Mar 26, 2018
From harnesses to heavy-duty gloves to restrooms, construction sites are not prepared for the next generation of construction workers.
Mattel is trying to get into the quinceañera business with Barbie
Oct 31, 2017
Barbie was born in 1959. So why is she having a quinceañera? This is the story of how Mattel is trying to get into the quinceañera business.
Deportations trouble Texas schools
Oct 13, 2017
Public schools stand to lose about $8,000 per child, but they don't know how many students are unauthorized.
Why a food scientist is trying to make powdered breast milk
Feb 20, 2017
Donated breast milk in liquid form can be expensive because it needs to be to be screened for disease and drugs, and then stored. One way to address this may be a technique called "spray-drying."
Lifeguard shortages create opportunities for seniors
Jul 28, 2016
Plus, they're cool with leaving their cell phones behind at home.
Restaurants squeezed by high price of limes
Apr 8, 2014
This year you'll pay a lot more for limes -- a key ingredient in Margaritas and guacamole.