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PMS. A new report finds five generations of Americans are family caregivers in two thousand and twenty. The study from the National Alliance for caregiving and AARP finds. The country has added nine point five million caregivers since two, thousand, fifteen or fifty, three million in total they from the silent generation to generation Z. Ruby. Hutton pits is the state director of Aarp Oregon. Caregivers are the backbone of a system in our country that hardly get the kind of credit that they deserve Hon Pitts, says folks are living longer in prefer. Surrounded by family, members, friends and neighbors. The report finds an increase in the number of caregiving. Young People millennials makeup, twenty three percent of caregivers and generation. Z. Makes up percents for public news service. I'm Eric. Tag Off. That survey also finds. People spend an average of nearly twenty four hours a week providing care. For Minnesota voters, using the absentee ballots will not needed with for the August primaries more nat from Mike, Moen. Minnesota Law requires people voting by mail to have another registered voter sign as a witness, but several groups contend that requirement should be lifted because of health risks associated with the pandemic. Jonathan Dez with the campaign. Legal Center, which is representing the League of Women Voters in a lawsuit challenging the statute for voters don't have an eligible witness already in their household, the winners requirement basically forces them to choose between either interacting with somebody outside of their old and exposing saw to the risk of covid nineteen. Or not going all a ruling from a separate lawsuits have the requirements should be lifted, and the secretary of State plans to wave at this August because of that decision. However in the League of women, voters case the judge declined to grant a consent decree. That would ease such rules. The judge said the decree did match the level of concern raised by the plaintiffs. Finally Marry Sherman tells US forecasters continue to predict the annual harmful algal bloom on Lake Erie will be slower than twenty nineteen blue. The latest weekly early season projection from Noah estimates on a scale of one to ten. With the severity between three and five Laura Johnson is director of the National Center for Water Quality Research, at Heidelberg University which releases the projection. She says that's a smaller bloom than others in recent years. It's probably going to affect the areas that are affected better. What so that's GonNa be through that Mommy, Bay area, but we don't expect it will have nearly the extent as what we saw in two thousand fifteen, when it was taking up the whole Western basin, twenty nineteen bloom had a severity index of seven point three and reached a maximum size of about seven hundred.

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