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ReutersBy Corrie MacLaggan AUSTIN, Texas, May 21 (Reuters) - The Texas House passed a measure on Tuesday that would prevent the state from expanding its Medicaid program as outlined by President Barack Obama's healthcare reform law. Texas Governor Rick Perry,...
Tags: Health Insurance, Barack Obama, Medicaid, Government, Politics
In third grade, right before lunch, a teacher let Persis William-Mensah and the rest of the class out early. The kids found out they were going for a little exercise. William-Mensah remembers how she and the rest of her classmates lined up against a...
The Chronicle, Centralia, Wash.Twelve days ago, Eric Strawn announced the seemingly definite decision that he would step down from his position as mayor of Tenino. He publicized that decision through a television-news outlet -- which Strawn contacted -- and through social media. In a...
The Roanoke Times, Va.Have you ever seen the 1993 movie "Groundhog Day"? It's a Bill Murray comedy about an egotistical TV weatherman from Pittsburgh and an annual assignment he despises: covering Punxsutawney Phil, the famous Pennsylvania groundhog. One year the...
The Baltimore SunFirst baseman Chris Davis was voted the American League Player of the Month for April, becoming the first Oriole to earn that honor since Melvin Mora in August 2008. Davis hit .348 (32-for-92) with eight doubles, nine home runs, 28 RBIs, 19 runs scored...
Tuesday, May 7 I truly hope you were able to catch "Susan's Story," either last night at 6 or today on WDBJ 7 Mornin'. Susan Bahorich bravely shared her personal struggle with ovarian cancer. I am so proud of her for being open and honest with what she is...
Dear Amy: I got married (for the first time) three years ago. My husband and I are both in our 40s and are well matched, happily childless and happily married. We bought a house and both have good jobs. I recently wondered, "What do I have to look...
Tags: Human Interest
Comedian Kurt Braunohler has promised, within a matter of minutes, to rearrange the downtown Los Angeles sky. It's 2:23 p.m. and half a dozen people on a recent Saturday crane their necks and squint into the sun as they wait outside a Hill Street high-...
Justin Bieber just can't seem to hold on to his pets. There was the snake, and the hamster, and now there's Mally, his confiscated capuchin monkey, which he may be abandoning in Germany in hopes that the critter will find an appropriate, loving home...
Dear Amy: My husband and I have been married for almost five years. The last few months have been hard. It has become pretty clear that both of us are unhappy. It seems that most of our arguments are based on a combination of relationship boredom and...
Tags: Easter, Social Media
After running on the treadmill, Golden State Warriors rookie Kent Bazemore returned to his car Wednesday to find an unwelcome surprise. His white sedan was filled -- practically to the roof -- with popcorn. Bazemore was surprisingly calm about the...
Orlando SentinelFor those of you who missed it, on April 1, Saudi authorities -- unnamed -- lifted a ban on women riding bikes -- but only if they "wear a full-body abaya, be accompanied by a male relative and stay within certain areas. They are allowed to bike for...
Tags: Al Jazeera (tv network)
May 21, 2013 |Story| Reuters
May 17, 2013 |Story| Daily Pilot
May 14, 2013 |Story| McClatchy-Tribune
May 12, 2013 |Story| McClatchy-Tribune
May 2, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
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May 7, 2013 |Column| Chicago Tribune
Apr 14, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
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Apr 18, 2013 |Column| Chicago Tribune
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