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  • 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...
  • 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'...
  • Norco Council Democratic slate touts senior expos

     
    The slate of Democratic candidates for Northampton County Council, helmed by executive candidate John Callahan, announced a plan Thursday to host annual senior expos to promote the services available to seniors. Callahan, Christen Borso, Ron Heckman,...
  • Nursing home chain settles with state over poor patient care

     
    Nursing home operator Skilled Healthcare will increase staff to settle citations over poor patient care...
  • Air handler behind stench at Gracedale

     
    A mild smell in the upper floors of Gracedale nursing home's towers is coming from a malfunctioning air handler, a Northampton County official said Monday. A Gracedale employee complained of the chalk-like smell that the employee said was causing staff to...
  • Norco audit mostly positive, with some exceptions

     
    Northampton County received a generally positive audit Wednesday despite some discrepancies in human services accounting. In one instance, a $3.7 million revenue entry in the Health Choices program was recorded twice because a financial employee took a...
  • After nursing home incident, a reminder about how to check a home's history

     
    Yesterday's news about a death following an incident at a Carbon County nursing home may have you wondering about the oversight and care provided at area nursing homes. Here's how you can find out. My colleague, Manuel Gamiz Jr., reported......
  • Johnson and Johnson's business decisions impact people's health

     
    Last week, Johnson & Johnson agreed to pay more than $2.2 billion in civil and criminal fines to settle charges that the pharmaceutical marketed medications for unapproved purposes and rewarded doctors who inappropiately prescribed it to patients, risking...
  • AARP likes texting ban proposal

     
    By Jennifer Curington TALLAHASSEE — AARP released a poll of 880 Florida voters ages 50 and older that showed support for banning texting while driving, providing more at-home care for the elderly and applying a sales tax to online retailers. “...
  • 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...