The number of immigrant children being held in government custody has reached almost 15,000, putting a network of federally contracted shelters across the country near capacity. The national network of more than 100 shelters are 92 percent full, according to the Department of Health and Human Services. The situation is forcing the government to consider a range of options, possibly including releasing children more quickly to sponsors in the United States or expanding the already crowded...
Hear the radio version of this story. Enrollment in health plans on the individual marketplace is lagging nationwide. And in Tennessee, participation is down close to 18 percent compared to the same time last year.
Two cannabis industry trade associations in Arkansas have merged to form a single organization. The merger of Arkansas Cannabis Industry Association (ACIA) and Arkansas Medical Marijuana Association is effective immediately, according to a news release issued Tuesday (Dec. 11).