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24 min ago | ThinkProgress

Even Republicans Are Satisfied With Their New Obamacare Coverage

Conservative groups have invested millions of dollars in opposing the Affordable Care Act, but they appear to have had little success in turning Americans against the law.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, Health Insurance, US News, Liberal Political News

4 hrs ago | Business Journal

WalletHub report says Hawaii 4th in the U.S. for health care coverage

A recent study by Wallet Hub said that the number of the uninsured population has dropped from about 9 percent about 6 percent thanks to the Affordable Care Act, which means Hawaii's uninsured population is the fourth lowest in the United States.

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Related Topix: Medicaid, Health, Health Insurance

8 hrs ago | Wall St. Cheat Sheet

Here's How Poverty May Become a Thing of the Past

One issue that has always faced every society is that of poverty. In systems such as ours, especially in the United States, the 'haves' and 'have-nots' separate themselves, shaping our culture, education systems, and even the way our cities are physically laid out.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Crain's Cleveland Business

University Hospitalsand#8217; cancer program awarded three-year, $4.675 million grant

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded University Hospitals' cancer program a three-year, $4.675 million grant to support a new model of care aimed at helping patients with complex cases of cancer.

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KESQ-TV Palm Desert

Utah to seek Supreme Court same-sex review

Utah will become the first state to ask the Supreme Court to uphold its ban on same-sex marriage, the latest legal step in what could become a constitutional showdown.

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AmmoLand

Justice Denied: Gura Files Renewed Petition in DC case

On May 6th 2014, about six months after Alan Gura filed a petition for a writ of mandamus in the long delayed Palmer v.

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Related Topix: District of Columbia Government

Business Journal

Florida 4th-highest post-Obamacare uninsured rate in nation

Florida ranked among the states with the highest uninsured rate post-Obamacare, according to a new report by Wallet Hub.

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Related Topix: Health Insurance, New Hampshire Government, New Hampshire

The Macon Telegraph

Ga. governor pushes trials of marijuana derivative

It's a surprising election-year move for a Republican in a conservative part of the country that is just beginning to warm up to medical marijuana under very narrow circumstances.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Nathan Deal, US Politics, US News, Marijuana, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors

WUSA-TV Washington

Caught on Tape: Armed robbers also wanted in Homicide

DC police need your help finding to armed robbers they caught on surveillance tape, who are also wanted for homicide.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Reuters

Crumbs closes in bitter end for biggest U.S. cupcake chain

Cupcakes still lined the counter of an empty and unlit Crumbs Bake Shop on 42nd Street in New York City on Tuesday afternoon, the day after the largest U.S. cupcake retailer announced it was closing.

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Related Topix: Cake, Baked Goods, Life, Dessert, Food, District of Columbia Government

Switched

A Terror Suspect Went To Court In Congress' Backyard And Hardly Anyone Noticed

Wearing a dark green jumpsuit with "PRISONER" written on the back, the defendant was escorted into the courtroom unshackled.

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Related Topix: Prison, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp

Sunherald.com

Benghazi militant's next court date in September

In a brief court appearance Tuesday, Ahmed Abu Khattala listened through an interpreter as a federal prosecutor told U.S. District Judge Christopher Cooper that thousands of pages of material are being turned over to the defense.

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Ballot Access News

Attorney General Election in District of Columbia Will be a Non-Partisan Election

The District of Columbia will elect an Attorney General in November 2014 for the first time.

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NewsOn6 Tulsa

Pistorius trial: Defense ends its case

Oscar Pistorius sits in court in Pretoria, Tuesday, July 8, 2014, at his murder trial for the shooting death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on St. .

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Related Topix: World News, South Africa, Drugs

The Globe and Mail

U.S. scrutiny for banks' dealings shifts to Germany

A trail of illicit money led the American government on a hunt through the European financial system, generating criminal cases against banks in Britain, Switzerland and most recently, France.

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Related Topix: Prison

KLKN

UN: Lone woman heads 1-in-4 Syria refugee families

Advocates seeking more lenient marijuana laws have no intention of stopping with Colorado and Washington.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, District of Columbia Government, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Examiner.com

How to find the Romantic Patios for Date Night

Are you trying to impress your significant other date after date? You can truly impress your love by scheduling a romantic patio date night.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Mexican Cuisine

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Boise State U. Charged Libertarian Students Gigantic 'Security Fee' to Host Pro-Gun Speaker

Boise State University trampled a libertarian student club's free speech rights by forcing the group to pay a large fee before administrators would permit a gun rights activist to speak on campus, according to the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education.

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Reuters

New York governor signs medical marijuana bill into law

Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Monday he had signed legislation making New York the 23rd state to allow medical marijuana, calling his approach, which forbids smoking of the drug and includes strict limits, the "smartest" any state had taken so far.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, New York Government, New York, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

Rehab Management

Legislation

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder signed legislation on July 1 that grants direct access to physical therapy to the state's residents.

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Related Topix: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Medicine, US Governors, Rick Snyder, District of Columbia Government

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