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The Atlantic
Social Security Disability Insurance's Ticking Time BombThe Supreme Court recently saved the Affordable Care Act with its emphatic 6-3
Social Security Disability Insurance's Ticking Time Bomb
The Atlantic / Posted 7 minutes ago
The Supreme Court recently saved the Affordable Care Act with its emphatic 6-3 ruling in King v. Burwell. One time bomb in American health policy was thus defused, but another has kept right on ticking. So far, it hasn’t received much public... Read more
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Philly.com
Yvette R. Long, 50, health-care advocate"Yvette was a passionate leader, an effective advocate, and a committed volunte
Yvette R. Long, 50, health-care advocate
Philly.com / Posted 24 minutes ago
"Yvette was a passionate leader, an effective advocate, and a committed volunteer," said Jo-Ann Wallace of the National Legal Aid and Defender Association (NLADA). "A strategic thinker with a huge heart, Yvette dedicated her life to advancing the... Read more
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The Nashua Telegraph
NH struggles to open more programsCONCORD - Roughly 40 people are waiting for drug addiction treatment at Serenit
NH struggles to open more programs
The Nashua Telegraph / Posted 2 hours ago
CONCORD - Roughly 40 people are waiting for drug addiction treatment at Serenity Place, a center in Manchester with just eight available beds. Serenity Place's efforts to expand in recent years have been held up by non-responsive landlords and... Read more
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Slate
The Rise of the Viral ObituaryArts, entertainment, and more. The death of an elderly former housewife normal
The Rise of the Viral Obituary
Slate / Posted 3 hours ago
Arts, entertainment, and more. The death of an elderly former housewife normally does not make the news beyond her hometown. But when Dorothy McElhaney died on Aug. 8 at age 104, her obituary in the Richmond Times-Dispatch demanded attention. “It... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
IBO on $2.5B tax-cap flap: Surplus forced city's handGet Crain's Morning Insider Sign up for the Morning Insider email and receive
IBO on $2.5B tax-cap flap: Surplus forced city's hand
Crain's New York Business / Posted 3 hours ago
Get Crain's Morning Insider Sign up for the Morning Insider email and receive political news and musings every morning at 6 a.m. MOST POPULAR IBO on $2.5B tax-cap flap: Surplus forced... Unexpected riches forced city's hand, IBO...... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
The budget-busting candidateWhich presidential candidate would be the biggest budget-buster? Bernie Sanders
The budget-busting candidate
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 hours ago
Which presidential candidate would be the biggest budget-buster? Bernie Sanders, the welfare-state socialist? Hillary Clinton, the activist-government Democrat? Any of a passel of no-new-taxes Republicans? Nope. It's the self-styled... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Is it against policy to give Obama credit? Letters Policy Submit Your Letter Also in Opinion The Dispatch just can’t
Is it against policy to give Obama credit?
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 3 hours ago
Letters Policy Submit Your Letter Also in Opinion The Dispatch just can’t do it. It just can’t bring itself to give President Barack Obama or the Affordable Care Act any overt credit for any positives... Read more
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Alaska Superstation
AFACT Holds Medicaid Expansion Celebration Anchorage, AK - Following Friday's ruling on Medicaid Expansion, the Anchorag
AFACT Holds Medicaid Expansion Celebration
Alaska Superstation / Posted 5 hours ago
Anchorage, AK - Following Friday's ruling on Medicaid Expansion, the Anchorage Faith and Action..Congregations Together organization, hosted a Interfaith Prayer Vigil and celebratory picnic on... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
State may have broken law in ending Planned Parenthood contractLITTLE ROCK -- The federal government is warning state officials Arkansas may h
State may have broken law in ending Planned Parenthood contract
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 hours ago
LITTLE ROCK -- The federal government is warning state officials Arkansas may have violated federal law by ending a contract with Planned Parenthood. In an Aug. 17 email obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request, Jessica Schubel, a... Read more
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The Chronicle
A look at lobbyingLobbyists on Capitol Hill are typically associated with political groups and bi
A look at lobbying
The Chronicle / Posted 6 hours ago
Lobbyists on Capitol Hill are typically associated with political groups and big businesses, but Duke has its own lobbyists who fight for the University’s interests. Last year, the University, including its Health System, spent $362,542 in lobbying... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
N.J. owes $32.2M, Medicaid report saysThe U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said New Jersey should repay t
N.J. owes $32.2M, Medicaid report says
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 8 hours ago
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said New Jersey should repay the federal government $32.2 million after a federal audit found medical records and other documents missing when state officials submitted claims for Medicaid... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
Feds warn officials over end of Planned Parenthood contractThe federal government is warning state officials that Arkansas may have violat
Feds warn officials over end of Planned Parenthood contract
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 8 hours ago
The federal government is warning state officials that Arkansas may have violated federal law by ending a contract with Planned Parenthood. The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports (http://bit.ly/1NHjLGY ) a Center on Medicaid and Children's Health... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Local doctors remain skeptical of new drugSEX PILL FOR WOMEN Addyi has limits in increasing libido When the pink pill b
Local doctors remain skeptical of new drug
The Toledo Blade / Posted 9 hours ago
SEX PILL FOR WOMEN Addyi has limits in increasing libido When the pink pill becomes available in October, the first-ever drug approved for women with low sex drive will be heralded by many as a victory for... Read more
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The Kentucky Kernel
Drew Curtis: long shot, high hopesDrew Curtis, a independent candidate in the Kentucky governors race, poses for
Drew Curtis: long shot, high hopes
The Kentucky Kernel / Posted 10 hours ago
Drew Curtis, a independent candidate in the Kentucky governors race, poses for a portrait at National Provisions in Lexington, Ky. on Thursday, August 27, 2015. Photo by Michael Reaves | Staff. Lexington Native on Independent ticket for governor By... Read more
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TribLIVE
Trumpeting ObamaCare: The Medicaid factorAs the Obama administration trumpets a government survey showing a dramatic “de
Trumpeting ObamaCare: The Medicaid factor
TribLIVE / Posted 10 hours ago
As the Obama administration trumpets a government survey showing a dramatic “decline” in the number of uninsured Americans — which supposedly is at its lowest level in 50 years — a closer look behind the curtain of this medicine show is... Read more
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Daily Press
Aug. 31 Letters: Student supplies, Dominion charity contributions, Obamacare, Car TalkStudents' priorities Re: The Aug. 26 letter to the editor, "Reset priorities,"
Aug. 31 Letters: Student supplies, Dominion charity contributions, Obamacare, Car Talk
Daily Press / Posted 14 hours ago
Students' priorities Re: The Aug. 26 letter to the editor, "Reset priorities," concerning the Salvation Army collecting school supplies and the cost for the grocery store planned in Newport News. As a former teacher in Newport News, over the years... Read more
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Rolla Daily News
Amnesty program for delinquent Missouri taxpayers to begin Hundreds of thousands of delinquent Missouri taxpayers will get the chance to
Amnesty program for delinquent Missouri taxpayers to begin
Rolla Daily News / Posted 14 hours ago
Hundreds of thousands of delinquent Missouri taxpayers will get the chance to pay back taxes without penalties or interest as part of a temporary amnesty program that's expected to bring in... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Sunday's open lineA federal judge has ordered Ohio to restore benefits to former Medicaid recipie
Sunday's open line
Arkansas Times / Posted 15 hours ago
A federal judge has ordered Ohio to restore benefits to former Medicaid recipients dropped from… Matthew 25:40 And the King shall answer and say unto them, Verily I say unto… He will probably appoint a task force to look into that.... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Amnesty program for delinquent Missouri taxpayers to beginJEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) _ Starting this week, delinquent Missouri taxpayers ca
Amnesty program for delinquent Missouri taxpayers to begin
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 15 hours ago
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) _ Starting this week, delinquent Missouri taxpayers can pay back taxes without penalties or interest under a temporary amnesty program. The program begins Tuesday and runs through Nov. 30. Participants must follow tax laws... Read more
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Canon City Daily Record
Total Wellness: Solvista now offers a new health-care clinicWhole-person wellness is the top priority for medical personnel and behavioral
Total Wellness: Solvista now offers a new health-care clinic
Canon City Daily Record / Posted 15 hours ago
Whole-person wellness is the top priority for medical personnel and behavioral health staff members at Solvista Health. Located at 3225 Independence Road, Solvista Health now offers a new health-care clinic with integrated care services and an... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Hutchinson administration: no plan in place to help tens of thousands of Medicaid beneficiaries kicked off of coverage in violation of federal regulationsThe state is now switching to a 30-day deadline, which is very good news. Howev
Hutchinson administration: no plan in place to help tens of thousands of Medicaid beneficiaries kicked off of coverage in violation of federal regulations
Arkansas Times / Posted 16 hours ago
The state is now switching to a 30-day deadline, which is very good news. However, more than 50,000 beneficiaries either had their coverage terminated — or will soon — under the state's old 10-day policy, including some of the most vulnerable (the... Read more
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KY3 Springfield
Feds warn officials over end of Planned Parenthood contractThe federal government is warning state officials that Arkansas may have violat
Feds warn officials over end of Planned Parenthood contract
KY3 Springfield / Posted 17 hours ago
The federal government is warning state officials that Arkansas may have violated federal law by ending a contract with Planned Parenthood. The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports a Center on Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program Services... Read more
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KSPR Springfield
Feds warn officials over end of Planned Parenthood contractThe federal government is warning state officials that Arkansas may have violat
Feds warn officials over end of Planned Parenthood contract
KSPR Springfield / Posted 17 hours ago
The federal government is warning state officials that Arkansas may have violated federal law by ending a contract with Planned Parenthood. The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports a Center on Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program Services... Read more
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KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma
Researcher sees link between pharmacies' output, overdosesOKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - New research suggests the Oklahoma pharmacies that filled
Researcher sees link between pharmacies' output, overdoses
KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma / Posted 18 hours ago
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - New research suggests the Oklahoma pharmacies that filled the most prescriptions for powerful painkillers for the state's Medicaid recipients weren't far from the counties with the most residents who died from those same... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Researcher sees link between pharmacies' output, overdosesOKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - New research suggests the Oklahoma pharmacies that filled
Researcher sees link between pharmacies' output, overdoses
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 19 hours ago
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - New research suggests the Oklahoma pharmacies that filled the most prescriptions for powerful painkillers for the state's Medicaid recipients weren't far from the counties with the most residents who died from those same... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Researcher sees link between pharmacies' output, overdosesOKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - New research suggests the Oklahoma pharmacies that filled
Researcher sees link between pharmacies' output, overdoses
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 19 hours ago
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - New research suggests the Oklahoma pharmacies that filled the most prescriptions for powerful painkillers for the state's Medicaid recipients weren't far from the counties with the most residents who died from those same... Read more
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Arkansas Times
The Arkansas Medicaid mess: Feds make clear that state's 10-day renewal deadline violated federal regulationsCompound this with !Asa!'s impermissible dismissal of Planned Parenthood's elig
The Arkansas Medicaid mess: Feds make clear that state's 10-day renewal deadline violated federal regulations
Arkansas Times / Posted 20 hours ago
Compound this with !Asa!'s impermissible dismissal of Planned Parenthood's eligibility for Medicaid funds and the… Fine. Even from all the way out here in The 'Bu, ya got four choices… If I needed to hire a good lawyer, Hutchinson wouldn't qualify.... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Latest Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont news, sports, business and entertainmentDISTRACTED DRIVING-SELFIE Maine driver issued summons after selfie leads to in
Latest Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont news, sports, business and entertainment
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 20 hours ago
DISTRACTED DRIVING-SELFIE Maine driver issued summons after selfie leads to injuries ORIENT, Maine (AP) - Maine state police issued a distracted driving summons to a Maine man they say crashed into a tree while taking a "selfie" with his passengers... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Here is the latest Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont news from The Associated PressORIENT, Maine (AP) - Maine state police issued a distracted driving summons to
Here is the latest Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont news from The Associated Press
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 20 hours ago
ORIENT, Maine (AP) - Maine state police issued a distracted driving summons to a Maine man they say crashed into a tree while taking a "selfie" with his passengers - injuring several of them. Police say 29-year-old Jordan Toner of Hampden, Maine, was... Read more
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KY3 Springfield
Amnesty program for delinquent Missouri taxpayers to beginStarting this week, delinquent Missouri taxpayers can pay back taxes without pe
Amnesty program for delinquent Missouri taxpayers to begin
KY3 Springfield / Posted 21 hours ago
Starting this week, delinquent Missouri taxpayers can pay back taxes without penalties or interest under a temporary amnesty program. The program begins Tuesday and runs through Nov. 30. Participants must follow tax laws and pay on time for the next... Read more
3 related stories
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KSPR Springfield
Amnesty program for delinquent Missouri taxpayers to beginStarting this week, delinquent Missouri taxpayers can pay back taxes without pe
Amnesty program for delinquent Missouri taxpayers to begin
KSPR Springfield / Posted 21 hours ago
Starting this week, delinquent Missouri taxpayers can pay back taxes without penalties or interest under a temporary amnesty program. The program begins Tuesday and runs through Nov. 30. Participants must follow tax laws and pay on time for the next... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Planned Parenthood to fight move to defund Alabama affiliatePlanned Parenthood filed a complaint in Alabama federal court Friday seeking to
Planned Parenthood to fight move to defund Alabama affiliate
Bangor Daily News / Posted 22 hours ago
Planned Parenthood filed a complaint in Alabama federal court Friday seeking to stop the state from defunding its health clinics after the release of covertly recorded videos attacking the organization’s handling of aborted fetal tissue. The... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Oklahoma researcher reports link between pharmacies' output, overdosesThe Oklahoma Health Care Authority, which administers SoonerCare — the state's
Oklahoma researcher reports link between pharmacies' output, overdoses
The Oklahoman / Posted 23 hours ago
The Oklahoma Health Care Authority, which administers SoonerCare — the state's Medicaid program — crossed data from the state medical examiner's office and its own system to understand whether any trends exist between where the pharmacies that fill... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
U.S. warns state’s end of contract legally iffyThe federal government is warning state officials that Arkansas may have violat
U.S. warns state’s end of contract legally iffy
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
The federal government is warning state officials that Arkansas may have violated federal law by ending a contract with Planned Parenthood. In an Aug. 17 email obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request, Jessica Schubel, a senior adviser... Read more
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Daily Herald
Geneva woman turns to crowdfunding to fund divorceStacey Schnaitman pushed herself as far back into the corner of her L-shaped co
Geneva woman turns to crowdfunding to fund divorce
Daily Herald / Posted yesterday
Stacey Schnaitman pushed herself as far back into the corner of her L-shaped couch as she could and stared at the little hallway that led to the master bedroom. The couch of their Geneva home was her refuge anytime she had an argument with her... Read more
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Everett Herald
Home health-care workers have choice on union dues Published: Sunday, August 30, 2015, 12:01 a.m. While millions of Americans a
Home health-care workers have choice on union dues
Everett Herald / Posted yesterday
Published: Sunday, August 30, 2015, 12:01 a.m. While millions of Americans are enjoying their summer vacations, one group of workers is stuck at home with the A/C cranked up. Home-care workers, who... Read more
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Deseret News
Incentives in welfare reform should enhance employment, family and self-sufficiencyAmericans worried about the encroachment of the welfare state are prone to say
Incentives in welfare reform should enhance employment, family and self-sufficiency
Deseret News / Posted yesterday
Americans worried about the encroachment of the welfare state are prone to say the United States should not become like Europe. The truth, however, is that the United States already is there. A new policy analysis by the libertarian Cato Institute... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Nearly $106,000 lost in fraud cases through welfare Two women face a combined 51 criminal charges, in cases with combined losses
Nearly $106,000 lost in fraud cases through welfare
The Daily Sentinel / Posted yesterday
Two women face a combined 51 criminal charges, in cases with combined losses of nearly $106,000, stemming from welfare fraud prosecutions filed in August, according to court records. Valarie Dee... Read more
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The Martinsburg Journal
Cost of DUI: All of societyBut a relaxing afternoon turned into tragedy, when Clever's vehicle was struck
Cost of DUI: All of society
The Martinsburg Journal / Posted yesterday
But a relaxing afternoon turned into tragedy, when Clever's vehicle was struck by a drunk driver, according to Gary's mother, Kay Clever. "My son died at the scene and they brought him back," she said. "He passed six more times when he was in... Read more
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Quincy Herald-Whig
HEALTH NOTEBOOK: Hannibal center launches mobile dental programseighinger@whig.com | @StevieDirtWHIG Clarity Healthcare, a federally qualifie
HEALTH NOTEBOOK: Hannibal center launches mobile dental program
Quincy Herald-Whig / Posted yesterday
seighinger@whig.com | @StevieDirtWHIG Clarity Healthcare, a federally qualified health center based in Hannibal, Mo., launched a mobile dental program last spring to combat pervasive oral health issues among school-age children. Clarity Healthcare... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Doctor plans to cut ties with insurance companies, have subscriber-funded practice in ChattanoogaDr. Danielle Mitchell doesn't have much love for insurance companies. The Chat
Doctor plans to cut ties with insurance companies, have subscriber-funded practice in Chattanooga
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted yesterday
Dr. Danielle Mitchell doesn't have much love for insurance companies. The Chattanooga physician says they drive up costs and limit doctors' time with patients. So Mitchell plans to cut ties with insurers by encouraging her health-minded patients to... Read more
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The Advocate
Jindal blasts Obama for 'politicizing' Katrina anniversary in letterMarking a major milestone in the recovery from Hurricane Katrina, city and stat
Jindal blasts Obama for 'politicizing' Katrina anniversary in letter
The Advocate / Posted yesterday
Marking a major milestone in the recovery from Hurricane Katrina, city and state officials including Gov. Bobby Jindal celebrated the opening of the new, $1.1 billion University Medical Center in Mid-City on Wednesday, promising a world-class... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Not Funding Planned ParenthoodA recent informal myMotherLode poll asked the question “Should tax dollars go t
Not Funding Planned Parenthood
MyMotherLode.com / Posted yesterday
A recent informal myMotherLode poll asked the question “Should tax dollars go to fund planned parenthood?” The results were 69 percent ‘No’ and 31 percent ‘Yes.’ In 2014 Planned Parenthood and its affiliates received $528.4 million in government... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Limited care available for mental health patients in rural Shasta CountyLess than an hour east of Redding, Round Mountain feels like a world apart, a m
Limited care available for mental health patients in rural Shasta County
The Record Searchlight / Posted yesterday
Less than an hour east of Redding, Round Mountain feels like a world apart, a midpoint along Highway 299 as it rises through the pines from the valley floor. Inside Hill Country Clinic, a woman with a T-shirt that reads “Caring is Healing” and a... Read more
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Rocky Mount Telegram
The Rocky Mount TelegramState lawmakers last week announced they had made major progress in forging agr
The Rocky Mount Telegram
Rocky Mount Telegram / Posted yesterday
State lawmakers last week announced they had made major progress in forging agreement over a compromise budget for the fiscal year that began July 1. They followed that up by passing a third temporary spending plan to fund government operations... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Look back at week's statewide newsAUSTIN — Look at the top stories in Texas this week. Jeb Bush denounces Trump’
Look back at week's statewide news
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted yesterday
AUSTIN — Look at the top stories in Texas this week. Jeb Bush denounces Trump’s immigration plan On his own visit to the Mexican border Monday, Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush denounced Donald Trump’s immigration plan as unrealistic and... Read more
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The News & Observer
Save Medicaid from wrong ‘reform’ | News & Observer Since taking control of the General Assembly following the
Save Medicaid from wrong ‘reform’
The News & Observer / Posted yesterday
| News & Observer Since taking control of the General Assembly following the 2010 election, Republicans have been intent on reducing or at least freezing the cost of Medicaid. The federal-state health insurance... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Tia Mitchell: More than gun control, lawmakers should talk about how to prevent more tragediesThe shooting of two journalists Wednesday morning, caught live on air, was dist
Tia Mitchell: More than gun control, lawmakers should talk about how to prevent more tragedies
The Florida Times-Union / Posted yesterday
The shooting of two journalists Wednesday morning, caught live on air, was disturbing and horrific. I watched that fateful video report not long after news of the incident hit social media, before it was publicly known that the cameraman and... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
State struggles to expand beds for drug treatment programsCONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Roughly 40 people wait for treatment at Serenity Place in
State struggles to expand beds for drug treatment programs
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted yesterday
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Roughly 40 people wait for treatment at Serenity Place in a given week, hoping for a spot in one of the program's eight beds for drug addiction treatment. New Hampshire has been struggling to stem the tide of heroin and opioid... Read more
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Reuters
Planned Parenthood goes to court to fight funding cuts in AlabamaA Planned Parenthood clinic is seen in Vista, California, August 3, 2015. (Thi
Planned Parenthood goes to court to fight funding cuts in Alabama
Reuters / Posted yesterday
A Planned Parenthood clinic is seen in Vista, California, August 3, 2015. (This 28 August 2015 story was refiled to add the dropped word "court" in the first paragraph) Planned Parenthood filed a complaint in Alabama federal court on Friday seeking... Read more
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