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  • 'Obamacare' and the rationing myth

     
    As part of their ongoing efforts to dismantle "Obamacare," a.k.a. the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, House Republicans are set to vote Thursday on a bill to repeal one of the law's main cost-control features: the Independent Payment Advisory....
  • Wake up seniors! Another scam hits Lehigh Valley seniors hard

     
    Yet more elderly residents of Lehigh and Northampton counties have been scammed out of thousands of dollars, authorities say. This case was more elaborate than others I've seen, but like the others, was avoidable. A total of 218 victims have......
  • Matt Recchi update: Return to South Florida on hold

     
    When Matt Recchi turned 34 on March 15, his family sang "Happy Birthday" to him in his Los Angeles rehab center room. "He smiled," said Tina Recchi, his mother. Matt, the son of late Sun Sentinel columnist Ray Recchi, sustained......
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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......
  • Monday Morning Coffee: Lawmakers return for busy fall session (or not).

     
    Good Monday Morning Fellow Seekers. Pennsylvania’s public school students have been in class for weeks, but state lawmakers will finally return to work today for an abbreviated fall voting session that could end up being as notable for what doesn&#...
  • Boys' basketball: Joseph Frazier Showcase is Sept. 30 at Calabasas

     
    The second annual Joseph Frazier Benefit Showcase will be held Sunday, Sept. 30, at Calabasas High School. The event helps raise funds for Frazier, a Calabasas assistant coach who was severely injured in a hit-and-run motorcycle accident in 2011....
  • Northampton County Council to reconsider Gracedale ambulance contract

     
    Northampton County Council on Thursday delayed its vote on a new ambulance service for Gracedale nursing home at the pleas of its current Nazareth-based provider. Council was slated to approve a three year, $315,600 annual contract with Lifestar Response,...