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Snapshot: U.S. Uninsured Rate Edging Down in First Quarter The percentage of U.S. adults lacking health insurance coverage has declined marginally to 12.3% so far in the first quarter of 2015, from 12.9% in the fourth quarter of 2014. Read... Continue reading
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We all figured a new Camaro was on the way, and we all knew it was going to be something different. But not until this first teaser image you see here did we know just how different. From the blurry... Continue reading
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Massive player-for-player swaps in the NFL are rare, but Tuesday's deal between the Buffalo Bills and Philadelphia Eagles would certainly count as massive. According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, the Eagles will trade running back LeSean McCoy to the Buffalo Bills... Continue reading
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Chief Justice John Roberts, who saved President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul three years ago by unexpectedly joining the liberal wing of the court, stayed largely silent in oral arguments on a new challenge that could deal a mortal blow... Continue reading
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President Barack Obama "totally misled the American people" by saying Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, during his Tuesday address to a joint session of Congress, presented no new ideas about striking a deal with Iran over nuclear weapons, Harvard law... Continue reading
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CEDAR RAPIDS — A 27-year-old woman is recovering at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics after a crash caused a pipe to go through her car, then through her body. The crash happened at 12:07 a.m. near the intersection of... Continue reading
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MIKE'S POLITICAL NOTE: As well intended as some think this might be, it only serves to complicate the tax code. And why target just one group with this? I'll tell you why, votes. Why doesn't the Senator co-sponsor some legislation to REDUCE the pages and complications in IRS tax code... Continue reading
Posted 2 hours ago at Mike's Politics
Sony revealed a new prototype of its virtual reality set Project Morpheus at this week's Game Developers Conference, and plan to launch it for the PlayStation 4 during the first half of 2016. The latest version of Morpheus boasts a... Continue reading
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McDonald's new CEO sure didn't take long to start fixing the food. Less than a handful of days after Steve Easterbrook took over as chief executive of the world's biggest burger chain, McDonald's announced a new antibiotics policy and new... Continue reading
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The Chicago Bears plan to host free-agent receiver Brian Hartline on a visit at Halas Hall on Wednesday, a source confirmed. Profootballtalk.com first reported the visit. Released by the Miami Dolphins to clear cap space, Hartline caught 39 passes for... Continue reading
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WASHINGTON—A divided Supreme Court sparred Wednesday over a centerpiece of the Affordable Care Act, with swing Justice Anthony Kennedy voicing concerns about potential constitutional consequences of a ruling that strikes down the availability of nationwide insurance subsidies. Justice Kennedy early... Continue reading
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The Cubs will be open for business when their Cactus League schedule begins on Thursday with two split-squad games. Some of the scouts sitting behind home plate will have to be watching Welington Castillo this spring. While the Cubs publicly... Continue reading
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Ben Carson, a retired neurosurgeon and possible 2016 Republican presidential candidate, says he believes homosexuality is a choice. His proof? Prison. "A lot of people who go into prison go into prison straight," Carson said in an interview with CNN Wednesday. "And when they come out, they're gay. So, did... Continue reading
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department won't prosecute former a Ferguson, Missouri, police officer in the shooting death of an unarmed black 18-year-old, but in a scathing report released Wednesday faulted the city and its law enforcement for racial bias.... Continue reading
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Join the dedicated housekeeping team as Head Housekeeper directing the hotel housekeeping program to ensure clean, orderly and welcoming conditions. Establishes standards and procedures for work of housekeeping staff, recruiting housekeeping and laundry staff. This position submits recommendations for repairs of guest rooms and public spaces of the hotel, and works closely with the front desk, management and maintenance personnel. This position does require day shifts including weekend and holiday availability and previous housekeeping experience. Apply Now Continue reading
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court convened Wednesday to hear arguments in a major test of President Barack Obama's health overhaul that threatens insurance coverage for millions of people. Related Stories AP EXPLAINS: Supreme Court case against Obama's health law... Continue reading
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President Barack Obama wants Americans to dig deeper into our pockets to expand college education. Let's update college indoctrination done in the name of education. Cornell University assistant professor Russell Rickford, in a lecture titled "Ferguson: The Next Steps," told... Continue reading
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Gov. Scott Walker said Friday he would sign right-to-work legislation that Republicans plan to fast-track through the state Legislature beginning next week. It’s the first time Walker — a likely 2016 GOP presidential candidate — has acknowledged he planned to sign such a bill after repeatedly saying it would be... Continue reading
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Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) said Tuesday that he will press former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for her personal emails related to the 2012 attack in Benghazi that left four Americans dead. Gowdy spoke to reporters less than a day... Continue reading
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CORALVILLE COURIER EDITOR'S NOTE: So for Pelosi, it's about her feelings, not about the reality that Iran is close to getting a nuclear weapon and Obama is helping that process along with his very weak negotiating skills...... WASHINGTON (AP) —... Continue reading
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Radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh contrasted Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech to Congress Tuesday to President Barack Obama's State of the Union addresses, and concluded that Netanyahu came out on top. "Benjamin Netanyahu today was everything Barack Obama... Continue reading
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