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New year means new challenges for health care law

New year means new challenges for health care law

January 1st, 2014 1:40 pm by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — This could be the year that things finally turn around for President Barack Obama's health care law.

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New US health law needs youth to sign up

New US health law needs youth to sign up

January 1st, 2014 1:38 pm by KELLI KENNEDY, Associated Press

Healthy young adults are so important to the success of the U.S. health care overhaul that takes effect Wednesday that both supporters and critics are spending millions to reach them with racy ads, social media campaigns and celebrity endorsements.

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Critical Darlings: Northeast State shows earn regional acclaim

Critical Darlings: Northeast State shows earn regional acclaim

January 1st, 2014 10:00 am by Entertainment Staff

Two Northeast State Theatre productions have earned a slew of nominations to the Region IV Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival.

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Ball drops in Times Square, ushering in 2014

Ball drops in Times Square, ushering in 2014

January 1st, 2014 12:21 am by DAVID B. CARUSO and JAKE PEARSON, Associated Press

A sea of horn-tooting, hat-wearing revelers cheered and some even smooched as the famed crystal ball dropped in freezing New York City's Times Square to ring in 2014, capping a world-wide wave of celebrations.

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Justice delays health law's birth control mandate

Justice delays health law's birth control mandate

December 31st, 2013 11:57 pm by JESSE J. HOLLAND, Associated Press Writer

A Supreme Court justice on Tuesday blocked implementation of part of the new health care law that would have forced some religion-affiliated organizations to provide health insurance for employees that includes birth control.

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Greater Atlanta captures 31st Arby's title

Greater Atlanta captures 31st Arby's title

December 31st, 2013 11:30 pm by George Thwaites

In the Arby’s Classic championship game, Milton found a way to shut down the scoring of Greater Atlanta Christian’s Isaiah Wilkins for the entire second half. That still wasn’t enough to deny Wilkins the MVP trophy — or the Spartans the title.

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Meth labs found in Sullivan County home

Meth labs found in Sullivan County home

December 31st, 2013 10:27 pm by Wes Bunch

PINEY FLATS — A Sullivan County home was quarantined Tuesday after sheriff’s deputies allegedly found an active methamphetamine operation inside.

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Barbara Bush hospitalized in Houston

Barbara Bush hospitalized in Houston

December 31st, 2013 9:38 pm by Associated Press

Former first lady Barbara Bush has been hospitalized in Houston with a respiratory-related issue, her husband's office said Tuesday night.

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Retirement unlikely for some blue-collar Americans

Retirement unlikely for some blue-collar Americans

December 31st, 2013 7:15 pm by Associated Press

Tom Edwards, of Spanaway, Wash., has worked as a logger since he was a kid. Now, at 53, with business in a slump and little money in savings, he’s pessimistic about his chances of retiring. “I’ll do like my father did: I’ll work till I die.”

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Bruins knock QB Thomas out of game, rout Hokies in Sun Bowl

Bruins knock QB Thomas out of game, rout Hokies in Sun Bowl

December 31st, 2013 6:49 pm by JOHN ERFORT, Associated Press

Brett Hundley threw two touchdown passes and ran for two more scores to help No. 17 UCLA rout Virginia Tech 42-12 on Tuesday in the Sun Bowl.

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