Wednesday May 15
$190 MILLION: Mega Millions lottery jackpot rolls
Lottery players across the United States - including Florida for the first time - are buying their Mega Millions tickets in preparation for Friday's massive $190 million drawing.
Thu May 09, 2013
Quinnipiac pollsters to add Colorado, Iowa to their stable
The pollsters are among the best in the business, highly respected and worth the full consideration of both casual readers and the most hard-core of political junkies.
Dubai coastal expansion:
From the air, it's an astonishing sight: two gigantic palm trees fallen flat on the sea, which on closer inspection turn out to be an intricate network of manmade islands.
Mon May 06, 2013
Florida legislature rejects Medicaid expansion
Florida's Gov. Rick Scott broke ranks this spring, becoming the most prominent Republican, tea-party type governor to accept federal Medicaid expansion under Obamacare, even though he was probably only doing it to save his political skin .
Sun May 05, 2013
The Washington Post
In Florida, where one in five non-elderly residents lack insurance coverage, the consequences are especially large: An estimated 1.3 million Floridians were expected to gain coverage through the the Medicaid expansion.
Fri May 03, 2013
No Medicaid decision from Fla. Legislature
Florida Democratic leaders want Republican Gov. Rick Scott to veto the state budget or call a special session after the Legislature adjourned without passing an expansion of the state's Medicaid program.
Thu May 02, 2013
The Columbus Dispatch
Union can't pay for Hawaii trip for pension-board members
After agreeing this week to give up state reimbursement for a planned trip to Hawaii, two School Employee Retirement System board members were thwarted today in another attempt to go on somebody else's dime.
In several states, Medicaid expansion remains in limbo as time runs short
In the closing days of their legislative sessions, lawmakers in more than a dozen states are struggling with whether to expand Medicaid under the federal health-care law , with many of them leaning against participating in a program that is key to President Obama's aim of extending coverage to 30 million uninsured Americans.
Wed May 01, 2013
Republican Legislators Blocking Access to Health Insurance Because...
It happened again last week -- Republicans in the House of Representatives failed to dismantle a key provision of the Affordable Care Act, often referred to as Obamacare.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Richard G. Bodenbender, 77, of Continental, died at 12:48 a.m. Sunday, April 28, 2013, at St.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
Congressional Redistricting: "Who are those guys?
Butch Cassidy: I couldn't do that. Could you do that? Why can they do it? Who are those guys? Who are those guys, indeed! We all know the story of the skewed redistricting in states controlled by Republicans after the 2010 election, but I wanted to look more in depth where the Republicans had the largest effect.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
Fla. House, Senate negotiating Medicaid compromise
Florida House and Senate leaders are negotiating a deal that would use state and federal dollars to offer health coverage thousands of uninsured Floridians under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, according to a person close to the talks.
Mon Apr 22, 2013
Beckers ASC Review
ASCA Members to Participate in Capitol Fly-In 2013
ASCA has announced three Capitol Fly-In events for 2013, which give industry leaders and advocates the opportunity to learn about issues affecting ASCs and the legislative process.
Sun Apr 21, 2013
Technology seeks to solve mysteries of 2 bodies
Since the man's bones were found along the Lake Erie shoreline more than seven years ago, the Lucas County Coroner's Office has fielded inquiries from investigators with unsolved cases and anxious family members looking for loved ones.