WJCT NEWS http://news.wjct.org en Business News http://news.wjct.org/post/business-news-34 <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Business+News&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAzMTgwNjM4MDEyMzY2MTg2ODAxMmIzNA004)"/></div><p> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:55:00 +0000 editor 15378 at http://news.wjct.org Israelis Broadly Support Military's Operation In Gaza http://news.wjct.org/post/israelis-broadly-support-militarys-operation-gaza <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Israelis+Broadly+Support+Military%27s+Operation+In+Gaza&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAxODMzOTM1MDEyMTY4Mzc5OTliNTMwMg004)"/></div><p> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:55:00 +0000 Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson 15377 at http://news.wjct.org First Read: Monday, July 28, 2014 http://news.wjct.org/post/first-read-monday-july-28-2014 <p>Marriage equality, EverBank Field and property taxes are in the headlines today. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:45:14 +0000 Patrick Donges 15376 at http://news.wjct.org First Read: Monday, July 28, 2014 Duval Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten Scores Show Promise For Future http://news.wjct.org/post/duval-voluntary-pre-kindergarten-scores-show-promise-future <p>In the Hands On Children’s Museum, about ten little firefighters in bright pink shirts are busy at work, sliding down fire poles and rolling firetrucks under tables of puzzles, barely minding the reporter in their midst. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:13:16 +0000 Rhema Thompson 15350 at http://news.wjct.org Duval Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten Scores Show Promise For Future Last Word http://news.wjct.org/post/last-word <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Last+Word&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDEwNzk4NjQwMDEzNTkxNDE0MTg3ZGYxMA004)"/></div><p> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:00:00 +0000 editor 15375 at http://news.wjct.org The Week In Politics: Progress On Upgrading VA Health System http://news.wjct.org/post/week-politics-progress-upgrading-va-health-system <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=The+Week+In+Politics%3A+Progress+On+Upgrading+VA+Health+System&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA4NDM3NDg0MDEzMjA2NzM4Mzc5ZWJhMQ004)"/></div><p> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Ron Elving 15374 at http://news.wjct.org Fighting In Ukraine Continues; Russia Dismisses Threat Of Sanctions http://news.wjct.org/post/ukraine-update <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Fighting+In+Ukraine+Continues%3B+Russia+Dismisses+Threat+Of+Sanctions&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA4NDM3NDg0MDEzMjA2NzM4Mzc5ZWJhMQ004)"/></div><p> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Corey Flintoff 15373 at http://news.wjct.org New York Debates Whether Housing Counts As Health Care http://news.wjct.org/post/new-york-debates-whether-housing-counts-health-care Standing outside her sixth-floor apartment in the Bronx, Lissette Encarnacion says she sometimes forgets the place belongs to her.<p>"I'm thinking I'm at somebody else's [house]," she says. "I'm ringing my own doorbell."<p>Encarnacion used to have a career in banking, and lived in a real home with her son and husband. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Amanda Aronczyk 15372 at http://news.wjct.org New York Debates Whether Housing Counts As Health Care Why We Think Ignorance Is Bliss, Even When It Hurts Our Health http://news.wjct.org/post/why-we-think-ignorance-bliss-even-when-it-hurts-our-health Medical tests are rarely a pleasant experience, especially if you're worried that something could be seriously wrong. That's true even though we know that regular screenings and tests often help doctors catch issues early.<p>But of course, humans don't always behave rationally. Sometimes people will go to great lengths to avoid hearing bad news. Social scientists call this sort of behavior information aversion, or the ostrich effect (based on the old myth that ostriches bury their heads in the sand when they're scared). Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Shankar Vedantam 15371 at http://news.wjct.org Why We Think Ignorance Is Bliss, Even When It Hurts Our Health People Who Feel They Have A Purpose In Life Live Longer http://news.wjct.org/post/people-who-feel-they-have-purpose-life-live-longer We know that happiness and social connection can have positive benefits on health. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Patti Neighmond 15370 at http://news.wjct.org People Who Feel They Have A Purpose In Life Live Longer