If You Think the Perry Indictment Is Ridiculous, Just Watch Blagojevich Get

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If You Think the Perry Indictment Is Ridiculous, Just Watch Blagojevich Get
Sometimes the cases are clear-cut because they involve the exchange of one's office for purely personal benefits. Connecticut's Rowland, for example, declared he let his “pride get in the way” when he “admit[ed] that he sold his office for more than …
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The breaking news staffer after 5 a.m. is Dave Collins. To reach the AP bureau in Hartford, call 860-246-6876. To reach the photo department, call 617-357-8106. AP stories, along with the photos that accompany them, can also be obtained from …
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'Promotoras' help bridge gap between Latinos and health care providers

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'Promotoras' help bridge gap between Latinos and health care providers
Rosaly Guzman (right), an Affordable Care Act navigator, helps Veronica Ordone (left), her 3-year-old daughter Gabriela Ordone and Sandy Sacayon sign up for health insurance at an enrollment center on March 31, 2014, in Longwoood, Fla.
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100 things to know about healthcare in Texas
Governor Rick Perry notified the government in November 2012 that Texas would not set up a state-run exchange for health insurance. "This is a federally-mandated exchange with rules dictated … Instead, Texas residents enrolling in a marketplace plan …
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3 steps to reduce Medicaid churn
Build a bridge between Medicaid and private coverage: Another key to reduce churning is to take advantage of exchanges. States like Nevada and California require Medicaid insurers to sell plans on the marketplace so that consumers undergoing a change …
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Russellville Financial Adviser David Crain Fined $5000

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Russellville Financial Adviser David Crain Fined 00
A Russellville financial adviser whose state registration was suspended earlier this year for refusing to cooperate with a regulator investigation has agreed to pay a $ 5,000 fine and more than $ 4,100 in restitution for his handling of a widow's account …
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State agency OKs new rules for injection wells
After a rash of earthquakes in North Texas that some say are connected to fracking, the Texas Railroad Commission approved proposed rules Tuesday that require drillers to provide additional information before sinking injection wells in areas where …
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Nashville Area Surgery Centers and MDSave Partner to Make Affordable

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Nashville Area Surgery Centers and MDSave Partner to Make Affordable
“We are at the forefront of helping consumers and physicians adapt to the ever-changing health care marketplace,” said MDSave CEO Paul Ketchel. “Our shared goal with Associated Endoscopy and St. Thomas Medical … This marks only the second time that …
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FBI agent testifies about ex-governor's debts

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FBI agent testifies about ex-governor's debts
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, were swamped with heavy credit card debt and money-losing real estate investments when they turned to a wealthy businessman for financial help, an FBI agent testified …
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College Bassletes Find Fishing Pays Off Without NCAA's Oversight
9, a federal judge ruled in favor of former University of California Los Angeles basketball star Ed O'Bannon and against the NCAA, saying that players have the right to some of the money earned off of them. Another suit, filed in New Jersey, challenges …
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Eagles fly in, flags fly around and other Patriots Tuesday camp blogservations
There was also some “opportunity” time for the younger players to show their stuff and try to prove their mettle against a foe wearing a different color jersey. … New England also reportedly sent a future draft pick to the Packers in exchange for …
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Hemp, Inc. to Attend the 2014 Hemp Symposium in Boulder, Colorado

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Hemp, Inc. to Attend the 2014 Hemp Symposium in Boulder, Colorado
Headquartered in Reno, Nevada, the company serves as health care providers and general businesses worldwide. Their flagship product … The company has offices in Clinton, Mississippi; Houston, Texas and Las Vegas, Nevada. ABOUT RESOURCE …. By …
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Wonkbook: The troubling context of the Missouri shooting
Recently, the FAA clamped down on flights during the standoff between Cliven Bundy's supporters and the Bureau of Land Management in Nevada — as well as immediately after the Boston Marathon bombing. …. Other health care reads: Administration warns …
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See how they run: The 2016 presidential checklist
Recent travels to Tennessee, New Mexico, Nevada and Texas. Endorsed GOP …. O'Malley: State-run health insurance exchange website was an expensive bust, prompting officials to make an embarrassing switch in April to one based on Connecticut's.
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HR Director of Hallmark Cards Inc., Sally Luck to Speak at Corporate Wellness

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HR Director of Hallmark Cards Inc., Sally Luck to Speak at Corporate Wellness
The Corporate Wellness Conference is part of the Employer Healthcare & Benefits Congress, www.EmployerHealthcareCongress.com, which is made up of 6+ other conference tracks dedicated towards employers and the benefits as well as the healthcare …
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Two twists in the struggle over energy production

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Two twists in the struggle over energy production
The Sierra Club announced last week that it had reached a settlement with Mississippi Power and would be dropping its suit in exchange for a number of concessions on the part of the utility. Sierra Club state director Louie Miller called the deal a …
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Meet the man who irks conservatives on Obamacare
Leavitt was a centrist governor of Utah who has advocated for state-based health care exchanges even before the ACA. As Bush's HHS secretary, he oversaw the implementation of Medicare Part D, the prescription drug bill that would later be criticized by …
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Genetics, food source could produce monster pig
While the 10-year anniversary of Hogzilla's demise passed with little – if any – notice, hogs in Mississippi are still the talk of the town. A few weeks back, I received a call … in the lower Delta. That email exchange also led to an article in the …
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Rep. Delaney goes his own way, focusing on 'big ideas'

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Rep. Delaney goes his own way, focusing on 'big ideas'
Delaney has been urging Maryland to switch over to the federal health insurance site because it was working better. “They made really bad decisions” on the Maryland Health Care Exchange, and “they just covered it up,” Delaney said. “I view myself as a …
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Iran tells UN nuclear chief no talks on missiles

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Iran tells UN nuclear chief no talks on missiles
In this photo released by the official website of the office of the Iranian Presidency, Iran's President Hassan Rouhani, right, talks with Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency Yukiya Amano, left, as an unidentified interpreter …
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Health Exchange Contractor Sues State for 'Slander'
The legal battle over Oregon's dysfunctional health insurance exchange officially began this week when Oracle Corp. sued the state agency operating the exchange, alleging breach of contract and accusing Gov. John Kitzhaber of attempting to …
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Maine Army National Guard receives official welcome back
The unit was also the focus of headlines in the spring when a plan surfaced by high-level Guard officials to trade the 133rd to Pennsylvania in exchange for an infantry battalion as part of a larger U.S. military restructuring. Former Maine Guard …
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