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  • Here's How to Get Voter ID

     
    My Thursday column is about the Voter ID law, and I originally intended to include detailed instructions for how you can obtain photo ID from the state if you don’t have a driver’s license. But the column ended up running......
  • The official responses to health care decisions are in

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Press release after press release is being sent out in reaction to the Supreme Court's health care decision released just an hour ago. Here are some of the responses so far: National Federation of Independent Business (Plaintiff in...
  • Fraud, neglect cited in report on California nursing homes

     
    California Attorney General investigators found widespread health and safety problems in nursing homes throughout the state, according to an advocacy group that released the reports....
  • Free Wi-Fi at LAX: L.A. City Council endorses provider

     
    The L.A. City Council has voted to stuck with a company chosen to provide free wireless Internet at Los Angeles International Airport, ensuring that passengers will have access to that service in July....
  • Ten arrested in protest outside Jerry Brown's office

     
    Ten protesters were detained outside Gov. Jerry Brown's office Tuesday, injecting some drama into a day of hearings and closed-door meetings on the state budget. The protesters were criticizing Brown's proposal to cut spending on home care for the...
  • Copter pilot dies in crash while keeping crops from freezing

     
    The pilot of a helicopter that went down in Central California was found dead Wednesday, Kern County sheriff’s officials said. The helicopter, which was one of two helicopters flying overhead to keep crops from freezing, was reported missing about...
  • State agency to take action to revoke Hillcrest’s nursing home license

     
    The Illinois Department of Public Health has taken action to revoke the license of a Joliet nursing home, where two suspicious deaths occurred within a six-month …...
  • Libertyville senior honored for volunteer efforts with Bear Magic

     
    Doreen Lagoni accepted a special delivery May 9 at her Libertyville home: 624 eight-inch brown, white and black teddy bears that will eventually be handed …...
  • Nursing home worker accused of molesting disabled woman

     
    David Moreno, 28, faces two felony charges related to the sexual assault of an institutionalized and incompetent victim, and would serve up to eight years in state prison and have to register as a sex offender if convicted, according to a joint...
  • Dean Cannon’s new client just scored in Medicaid privatization push

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Last week, St. Louis-based Centene Corp. announced its Florida subsidiary, Sunshine State Health Plan, was one of three companies awarded lucrative contracts to take over long-term Medicaid managed care throughout the state. Florida'...
  • House raises Rick Scott, proposes bigger budget with more teacher money

     
    TALLAHASSEE — House budget-writers have responded to Gov. Rick Scott's call to prioritize education this year with a $74.4 billion spending plan that includes more money for teacher raises and universities. Both the House and Senate are releasing...