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  • Cut costs by getting your health plan to cover more of your care

    We don't have to tell you that the cost of health insurance has been steadily rising. The average U.S. worker with employer-provided coverage now pays $9,695 per year in premiums and other out-of-pocket costs for a family of four, according to the Milliman Medical Index. Compare that with the average bare-bones bronze-level policy sold on the state health insurance exchanges for 2014, which had a deductible of $4,343 for individual coverage.
  • Transparency about medical costs is key to controlling them

    U.S. health-care spending has never grown as slowly as it did last year. Dwight D. Eisenhower was in the Oval Office when the U.S. government began recording health-care spending in 1960. Since that time, growth in health-care spending has never been...

    Lake School Board votes to keep Moxley as superintendent

    Lake School Board votes to keep Moxley as superintendent
    TAVARES — Lake County School Board members voted 4-1 to offer controversial superintendent Susan Moxley another two years, praising her for bringing $15 million in grants to the district and making technological strides. Board member Marc Dodd,...

    Middletown School Superintendent Asks For 6 Percent Budget Increase

    MIDDLETOWN – Superintendent Patricia Charles is seeking a nearly 6 percent increase in education spending for the 2015-16 school year, saying her budget would "move the schools forward." However, anticipating resistance to her $80.7 million...

    White Sox spending spree done with eye toward sustained success

    White Sox spending spree done with eye toward sustained success
    The question on everyone's minds while watching the White Sox spend so freely this offseason is this: Why is Chairman Jerry Reinsdorf suddenly busting the budget? Ken Williams' memorable line on Sox spending — "you can't spend a dollar if you only...