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  • Lawmakers take aim at heroin abuse

    Lawmakers take aim at heroin abuse
    Like a lot of other kids, Mike Bartlett experimented with alcohol and drugs in high school. But his real problem didn’t start until after he had left home, his mother said. A dog bit off his finger, and to ease his recovery, he¬†was given a Vicodin...
  • Lay off the layoff idea for state workers

    Lay off the layoff idea for state workers
    It's not possible. It's not legal. It's not practical. It's not fair. And it's not economical. Other than that, the suggestion offered to Gov. Bruce Rauner on these pages Tuesday is a good one. "Lay off the entire state workforce, and close the...
  • House OKs debt option for extensive NC Beach Plan claims

    Tax-free bonds could be issued in North Carolina to help pay for catastrophic insurance claims caused by hurricanes in a bill given initial approval by the state House. The legislation unanimously favored Tuesday creates a public authority that could...
  • Game over: Zion, Lake County Fielders drop lawsuits with $55K settlement

    Game over: Zion, Lake County Fielders drop lawsuits with $55K settlement
    Dueling legal actions over the fate of the defunct Lake County Fielders came to a quiet end last week when the Zion City Council approved its end of a settlement agreement that pays the team's ownership $55,000 and releases all parties of blame for the...
  • Seniors on the Go: Avoiding airline voucher gotchas

    Seniors on the Go: Avoiding airline voucher gotchas
    A traveler I know recently had a flight canceled, and the airline not only failed to re-accommodate him on another flight but also had the chutzpah to deduct a cancellation penalty from his refund. That, of course, violated not only general legal...
  • Feds close insurance loopholes on preventive care

    From contraception to colonoscopies, the Obama administration Monday closed a series of insurance loopholes on coverage of preventive care. The department of Health and Human Services said insurers must cover at least one birth control option under...
  • Humans at fault in self-driving car crashes

    Humans at fault in self-driving car crashes
    The riskiest thing about self-driving vehicles may turn out to be human drivers. Four of the nearly 50 self-driving cars undergoing tests on California roads since September, when the state began issuing permits to auto companies, have crashed. But...
  • New blood tests, liquid biopsies, may transform cancer care

    A new type of blood test is starting to transform cancer treatment, sparing some patients the surgical and needle biopsies long needed to guide their care. The tests, called liquid biopsies, capture cancer cells or DNA that tumors shed into the blood,...
  • High court case will affect insurance for 20,000 in Wyoming

    The U.S. Supreme Court plans to rule soon on a legal challenge to the federal Affordable Care Act that could imperil health insurance coverage for millions of people around the country, including more than 20,000 residents of Wyoming. The court heard...
  • Comcast's New Meerkat-Like Streaming (And Voice-Recognition Remote)

    Comcast's New Meerkat-Like Streaming (And Voice-Recognition Remote)
    Comcast, like any cable operator in Greater Hartford, knows why subscribers are bailing out of its television service. The Internet is taking over video entertainment. For the first time, Comcast announced in a recent earnings call, it has more Internet...
  • Americans deserve "collision" option for health insurance

    Americans deserve "collision" option for health insurance
    Everyone's goal for health-care reform is to provide all Americans better care at better prices. Regardless of the outcome of the King v. Burwell U.S. Supreme Court challenge to the federal subsidies under the Affordable Care Act that will be decided this...