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  • Senate has new deadline to avoid doctors' Medicare cuts

    Congress will get a little extra time to prevent a threatened 21 percent cut in Medicare payments to doctors. Technically, the cut was to take effect Wednesday. But the Department of Health and Human Services said it will hold off processing claims at...
  • Presentan cargos por corrupción al senador Bob Menéndez

    Presentan cargos por corrupción al senador Bob Menéndez
    WASHINGTON - El Departamento de Justicia presentó hoy cargos por corrupción contra el influyente senador demócrata Robert Menéndez, acusado de haber aceptado prebendas de uno de sus donantes, el doctor Salomon Melgen, a cambio de apoyar sus intereses...
  • N.J. senator Menendez, West Palm Beach ophthalmologist indicted on consipiracy charges

    N.J. senator Menendez, West Palm Beach ophthalmologist indicted on consipiracy charges
    Sen. Bob Menendez, the son of Cuban immigrants who rose to become one of the highest-ranking Hispanic members of Congress, was indicted on corruption charges Wednesday. The New Jersey Democrat, an influential voice on foreign policy, was accused of...
  • US indicts Sen. Menendez on bribery, other charges

    WASHINGTON A federal grand jury on Wednesday indicted Sen. Robert Menendez of New Jersey, charging the senior Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee with trading political help for assorted benefits from an ambitious Florida eye doctor. The...
  • Florida: Federal government suspending health care talks

    Florida officials said late Wednesday that the federal government is suspending negotiations over the potential loss of more than $1 billion in money now flowing to the state's hospitals. The move comes at a critical time: The Florida Legislature is...
  • State Medicaid Cuts For Births Leave Providers Stunned

    State Medicaid Cuts For Births Leave Providers Stunned
    Everyone at Women's Health Connecticut was expecting the state to enact Medicaid cuts in the range of 5 percent this summer, a tough but workable hit for the Avon firm that manages 50 obstetrics-gynecology groups in the state. But the hammer that's...
  • Westminster and Finksburg libraries April 1-7

    Westminster Library Branch The Westminster branch of the Carroll County Public Library, 50 E. Main St., Westminster, will offer the following programs this week. Registration is required only where noted. For more information, call 410-386-4488....
  • Speak Out caller: Drivers use school buses for personal transportation

    Speak Out caller: Drivers use school buses for personal transportation
    Don't tool around in school bus: We live in Kane County, but we have to pay our taxes for School District U46. I am sick and tired of seeing bus drivers using the buses for personal transportation. Take the buses back to the bus yard, use your own cars to...
  • Duckworth: Clinton needs to meet with Benghazi committee

    A war hero congresswoman appeared publicly Tuesday for the first time as a U.S. Senate hopeful, taking jabs at the Republican incumbent, offering stern advice for the Democrats' top presidential contender and defending her work under now-imprisoned former...
  • Senate must follow House and OK Medicare fix

    Senate must follow House and OK Medicare fix
    Most welcome was the front-page news in Friday's Morning Call reporting that the U.S. House passed a long-term fix for Medicare reimbursement to doctors. President Obama has said he will sign the legislation, which would head to his desk after a vote in...
  • Changes could curb health costs

    The pattern of our health care system keeps changing. Unfortunately, these changes are not reducing the overall cost appreciably. Our health care system is built on several principles. First, providers of health care are for the most part not government...