Constant Traveler

Thu, Apr 10, 2014 4:01 pm

A study shows the percentage of West Virginia children who lack insurance fell from 6.7 percent in 2008 to 4.5 percent in 2012.
 
That translates to 1-in-22 children remaining uninsured.
 
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation report released Thursday said the decline compares favorably to the national average during the same period. It fell from 9.7 percent to 7.5 percent in 2012.
 

Mon, Jul 23, 2012 1:26 pm

I have a big glass jar full of foreign currency; bills and coins left over from trips gone by. When I get ready to leave a place and have a substantial amount of local money, I get it changed to U.S. dollars at the airport, of course. But you always lose a couple of bucks that way, and sometimes it just takes too long to queue up at a currency exchange booth. Then, too, I generally intend to use leftover cash on a later trip, though I tend to forget I have it the next time I head to the same place.

Fri, Jul 20, 2012 10:51 am

Everyone knows what to see at Mesa Verde National Park in southwestern Colorado: the cliff dwellings of the Pueblo people who occupied the Four Corners region from A.D. 600 to 1300. Soon, though, there will be good reason to stop at the entrance because the park is building a new Visitor and Research Center, scheduled to open late this year, that will give a state-of-the-art museum to its remarkable collection of archaeological artifacts, ethnographic material on the Native Americans of the Southwest and Santa Fe Indian School painting.