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The Shameful Republican Assault on Medicaid

It includes age-adjusted tax credits. With cost-increasing federal regulation of health insurance repealed, the states would be immediately liberated to reassert their traditional role in health insurance regulation, which has generally been far more effective and sensible, restricted as they are by the natural competition of federalism. Read More

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ICE detains domestic violence victim in court

ICE detains domestic violence victim in court

El Paso County Judge Veronica Escobar said the "fact that this occurred in a protective-order court is shocking" to her. "In all our years in this courthouse", she said, "none of us can recall an incident where immigration authorities made their presence known inside a courtroom-and especially not a courtroom reserved for victims of domestic violence". Read More

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BPD needs help finding possible remains of missing Boulder mother

BPD needs help finding possible remains of missing Boulder mother

She said a woman's body had been found about 40 miles away in a dumpster at a gas station outside a Wal-Mart in Okmulgee, which is about 90 miles east of Oklahoma City and almost 600 miles from Boulder. Boulder Police say they believe that Ashley Mead was killed in Boulder Feb. 12. On Wednesday morning, he left Conway and stopped in Okmulgee before being located and arrested just west of Tulsa at about 1:30 p.m. Read More

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Richland florist broke anti-discrimination laws, court says

Just awhile ago the Washington Supreme Court upheld a lower court ruling against Barronelle Stutzman and Arlene's Flowers in the sexual orientation discrimination case over flower arrangements. "It is wrong for the state to force any citizen to support a particular view about marriage or anything else against their will". Ferguson won treble damages, amounting to $18 million, against the Grocery Manufacturers Association for laundering money in a 2013 Washington initiative campaign. Read More

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Trump's Labor Secretary pick Andrew Puzder withdraws his nomination

Trump's Labor Secretary pick Andrew Puzder withdraws his nomination

President Donald Trump's nominee for secretary of labor, Andrew Puzder, has taken his name out of the running. Puzder has caused controversy for remarks on women and people who work for his restaurants, which include Hardee's and Carl's Jr., as well as his failure to pay taxes for five years on a former housekeeper who wasn't authorized to work in the US, the Associated Press reported . Read More

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Yale to change name of Calhoun College

Yale to change name of Calhoun College

However, in August, an advisory panel was appointed to discuss whether the change should be brought in. "We have a strong presumption against renaming buildings on this campus", Salovey said Saturday. This has not been taken well by a number of people and Chris Rabb, a 1992 Yale graduate, told the Associated Press on Saturday: "I'm underwhelmed". Read More

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As storm strengthens Thursday morning, NJ braces for heavy snow, gusty winds

The day before the Nor'easter, the region saw highs in the 60s and 70s. Winter storm warnings are in effect for 18 of New Jersey's 21 counties now through 4 p.m. Originally, the storm was expected to set up further north and have less of an impact on New Jersey, Robinson said. Heavy snow and high winds associated with Winter Storm Niko are complicating travel across the Northeast U.S. Read More

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More Than 3600 Flights Canceled as Snowstorm Pounds Northeast

Travel in both New York City and Boston has been almost impossible as the storm continued its progress today. New Jersey: State government offices are closed for non-essential employees, as are courts. Parks officials were concerned about high winds and heavy snowfall. Travel Disruptions: Since the storm is expected to dump heaps of snow over the Northeastern region, travel delays will affect the residents. Read More

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Bureau of Indian Affairs sending agents to close Dakota pipeline protest sites

Bureau of Indian Affairs sending agents to close Dakota pipeline protest sites

Work is now stalled due to a dispute over whether the company Energy Transfer Partners has permission to lay pipe under a reservoir in North Dakota that is the source of drinking water for the Standing Rock Sioux tribe. The portion of the DAPL under Lake Oahe is the missing piece of the 1,200-mile pipeline that would carry crude from North Dakota through Iowa to IL. Read More

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Fix Obamacare; don't repeal it

In fact, concern about a Trump presidency has meant that, even before he was elected, the number of women looking to get IUDs - which typically can stay in place for years - rose about 20 percent, according to CNBC. "You have to remember Obamacare doesn't work, so we are putting in a wonderful plan". Send a check in 2017 from the federal treasury to each of the 50 states equal to that subsidy paid in 2016 to support the Affordable Care Act . Read More

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Extensive search underway for missing Manchester toddler

Extensive search underway for missing Manchester toddler

Thursday. Police believed she might have wandered away from her home at 75 West Mitchell St. Police said Zoey Rose Guerrero Pena was found at 9:15 a.m.in a Brown Street Apartment. Police say it's a fluid investigation. "Police have initiated an extensive search of the residence, as well as the surrounding neighborhood and remain actively engaged in that search at this time". Read More

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Knife-wielding man attacks soldier near the Louvre

Knife-wielding man attacks soldier near the Louvre

The attacker is reportedly in serious condition while the soldier suffered only minor injuries to his scalp. According to reports the attacker was shot in the legs and seriously injured. The latest attack comes several hours before the city of Paris hosts a major press event to promote the city's candidacy for the 2024 Olympics. He praised the courage of the French troops, and insisted that the incident showed the need for the increased security patrols deployed around France since ... Read More

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Missouri Senators Split of DeVos Confirmation

She cited the nominee's lack of experience with public schools would make it hard for her to identify with the challenges educators face, particularly in rural areas such as Maine. "She's called public education a dead end", he added. DeVos needed Moran's vote to get confirmed, because two of Moran's Republican colleagues, Sens. Read More

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