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  • News of the Weird: Norway's Battle Against Chaos

    News of the Weird: Norway's Battle Against Chaos
    Norwegian public television (NRK), which introduced the now-legendary continuous, live log-burning show (12 hours long, with “color commentary” on the historical and cultural importance of fire), scheduled a new program for this week in its appeal to serenity (labeled “Slow TV”). On Nov. 1, NRK was to televise live, for five hours, an attempt to break the world record for producing a sweater, from shearing the sheep to spinning the wool and knitting the garment (current record: 4:51, by Australians). (In addition to the log, NRK viewers have been treated to live cams on a salmon-fishing boat and, for five days, on a cruise ship.) Said an NRK journalist, “You would think it's boring television, but we have quite good ratings for these programs.”
  • For next president, a way out of the health care fights?

    Republican or Democrat, the next president will have the chance to remake the nation's health care overhaul without fighting Congress. The law signed by President Barack Obama includes a waiver that, starting in 2017, would let states take federal...

    Mark Cruise: Free clinics are continuing to fill health-care gap

    Mark Cruise: Free clinics are continuing to fill health-care gap
    As the Affordable Care Act celebrates its fifth anniversary and Florida grapples with the idea of expanding Medicaid, free clinics continue to care for low-income uninsured Floridians. Mark Cruise, executive director of the Florida Association of Free and...

    Mental health funding cuts stir outcry in Connecticut

    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's proposal to cut money from a state grant program to community mental health and substance abuse providers is prompting an outcry from advocates and families of Newtown massacre victims in Connecticut, who warn patients will...

    Stark choices ahead if no one caves

    Stark choices ahead if no one caves
    The partisan gridlock in Washington has nothing on the partisan gridlock in Tallahassee, except for one key difference: The Republican Party of Florida controls everything in the state capital and this year, its leaders are waging the ugliest intramural...