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Obama admin. says health subsidies will continue
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court delivered a potentially serious setback to President Barack Obama's health care law Tuesday, imperiling billions of dollars in subsidies for many low- and middle-income people who bought policies. The Obama administration immediately declared that those policyholders will keep getting financial aid for their
 
Mayweather clueless about female MMA titleholder who taunts him
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Boxer Floyd Mayweather and Ultimate Fighter Championship bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey are two of the biggest names in the current sports world, but Mayweather says he has never heard of Rousey. Rousey stirred up conversation when the 27-year-old said recently she could take Mayweather in a no-holds-barred MMA-style (mixed martial arts) street fight.
 
Health officials confirm chikungunya in Cabarrus
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – Cabarrus County health officials have confirmed the county's first case of chikungunya, saying the patient was infected while traveling in a Caribbean country. There have been nine other cases in North Carolina. In each instance, the person infected had traveled to the Caribbean. Chikungunya can be transmitted to humans by
 
Car Review: 2014 Lexus GX 460
Monday, July 21, 2014
DETROIT – The Lexus GX 460 pulls double duty as a luxurious on-road sport utility with full off-road capability. Almost as big as a full-size sport utility, the test vehicle was equipped with three rows of seats. The third row would power fold away creating a flat-floored cargo space, while the second row seats were both heated and cooled. So were
 
How to end the violence in “Chiraq”
Monday, July 21, 2014
Between July 3-7, 82 people were wounded and 16 killed by gunfire. If you think I’m talking about violence in Iraq, you’re wrong. I’m talking about happenings in “Chiraq,” a new nickname for Chicago — my hometown. This violence is an unfortunate way of life for many Chicagoans. Victims ranged from as young as a
 
NC mayor marches to DC to urge Medicaid expansion
Sunday, July 20, 2014
The Republican mayor of the small town of Belhaven, North Carolina, began a 273-mile walk to Washington, D.C., last week to draw attention to the health care crisis threatening his rural coastal community following the closure of the area's only hospital. Vidant Pungo Hospital served over 20,000 people in Beaufort and Hyde counties -- an area of North
 
Dave Robbins honored with lifetime achievement award
Saturday, July 19, 2014
RICHMOND, Va. – On a night which saw six former NBA players in attendance, Virginia Union University bestowed former men's basketball coach Dave Robbins with the Lifetime Achievement Coaching Award. Proceeds from the event will establish a scholarship in the name of Robbins, who coached for 30 years at Virginia Union and who won three national
 
Marvel unveils black Captain America
Saturday, July 19, 2014
LOS ANGELES — The new Captain America will be an African-American. Marvel superhero Sam “The Falcon” Wilson will take over as the patriotic Avenger in an upcoming installment of the long-running comic book series, Marvel Comics chief creative officer Joe Quesada said during an appearance on Comedy Central’s “The Colbert
 
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Obama admin. says health subsidies will continue

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court delivered a potentially serious setback to

Mayweather clueless about female MMA titleholder who taunts him

Boxer Floyd Mayweather and Ultimate Fighter Championship bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey are

Health officials confirm chikungunya in Cabarrus

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – Cabarrus County health officials have confirmed the county's first case