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- Judge rules mental health audit will remain secret Updated: Dec-06-13 9:25 pm
- NSA defends global cellphone tracking as legal Updated: Dec-06-13 5:55 pm
- Pa. Medicaid plan panned by health care advocates Updated: Dec-06-13 4:25 pm
- Pa. man charged in 4 deaths pleads guilty to fraud Updated: Dec-06-13 2:59 pm
- Panel questions Kansas health care system changes Updated: Dec-06-13 1:14 pm
- Mo. lawmakers pass $1.7B incentive plan for Boeing Updated: Dec-06-13 12:53 pm
- Fla. city ends program allowing backyard chickens Updated: Dec-06-13 11:21 am
- $130M mill to spin cotton yard planned in Bunkie Updated: Dec-06-13 6:32 am
- ND adds telephone service for Medicaid signups Updated: Dec-06-13 5:06 am
- US: Russian diplomats charged; Russia objects Updated: Dec-05-13 7:38 pm
- Customer information of JPMorgan's UCard hacked Updated: Dec-05-13 7:28 pm
- Panel: Could take until 2020 to stabilize Medicaid Updated: Dec-05-13 6:53 pm
- Feds' site gives states incomplete Medicaid data Updated: Dec-05-13 6:42 pm
- Pence seeks pre-K vouchers, road money in 2nd year Updated: Dec-05-13 6:07 pm
- Federal health website better, Utah experts say Updated: Dec-05-13 5:46 pm
- Milk prices could rise if farm bill looms Updated: Dec-05-13 5:13 pm
- No White House meeting on Medicaid for Branstad Updated: Dec-05-13 4:28 pm
- Dayton answers questions at college campus forum Updated: Dec-04-13 9:05 pm
- Director: Medicaid spending less than projected Updated: Dec-04-13 7:32 pm
- House, Senate still at odds on Medicaid expansion Updated: Dec-04-13 5:47 pm
- Utah governor releases $13.3B budget proposal Updated: Dec-04-13 5:45 pm
- Ohio lawmakers OK bill targeting Medicaid growth Updated: Dec-04-13 5:35 pm
- Democrat Hassebrook promises bipartisan focus Updated: Dec-04-13 5:33 pm
The Boston Globe, Dec. 6, 2013
LINCOLN, Nebraska - When it comes to college basketball, the Nebraska Cornhuskers have been overshadowed by the Creighton Bluejays for more than a decade.
SANTA FE, New Mexico - A judge has ruled that government agencies don't have to disclose an audit of more than a dozen mental health providers under investigation for possible overbillings and fraud, because the audit contains law enforcement materials that are confidential.
WASHINGTON - The National Security Agency on Friday said its tracking of cellphones overseas is legally authorized under a sweeping U.S. presidential order. The distinction means the extraordinary surveillance program is not overseen by a secretive U.S. intelligence court but is regulated by some U.S. lawmakers, Obama administration insiders and inspectors general.
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Health care advocates who began reading Gov. Tom Corbett's detailed proposal Friday to bring billions of federal health care dollars to Pennsylvania criticized it as unnecessarily punitive toward potential enrollees and laden with red tape.
PHILADELPHIA - A man who allegedly struck and killed a Philadelphia woman and her three young sons while drag racing has pleaded guilty to federal charges in an unrelated ambulance fraud case.
TOPEKA, Kansas - Two days of hearings in Kansas by a national health care oversight panel raised questions about the implementation of the state's KanCare system and the impact on Medicaid services.
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Missouri lawmakers gave final approval Friday to a plan offering up to $1.7 billion in incentives over more than two decades if Boeing agrees to assemble a highly sought-after passenger plane in the St. Louis area.
DEBARY, Florida - The father of an autistic boy says he'll be contacting his attorney after the DeBary City Council voted to end a pilot program that allows residents to keep chickens in their backyards.
BUNKIE, Louisiana - Four years after a mill to spin cotton yarn opened in Lacassine, plans for a bigger mill in Bunkie have been unveiled.
BISMARCK, North Dakota - Officials say low-income North Dakotans can now apply by telephone for the state's new Medicaid expansion health care coverage.
NEW YORK - U.S. claims that dozens of Russian diplomats and their spouses cheated to get health care aid meant for the poor drew a sharp rebuke Thursday from a top Russian official who blamed the criminal case on "Russophobic forces" interested in scuttling progress toward Russia-U.S. cooperation in confronting world conflicts.
NEW YORK - JPMorgan Chase & Co. said Thursday that about 465,000 users of a prepaid cash card may have had their personal information hacked.
RALEIGH, North Carolina - A consultant examining options for overhauling Medicaid in North Carolina said Thursday it could be 2020 before any plan to stabilize costs and shift risk toward the private sector is implemented fully.
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - People shopping for insurance on the federal marketplace may be informed they're eligible for Medicaid and that their information is being sent to state officials to sign them up. However, states say they aren't able to enroll them because they're receiving incomplete data from the Obama administration.
INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana's school voucher program, already the broadest in the nation, would be expanded to preschool-aged children under a plan Gov. Mike Pence announced Thursday as part of his 2014 agenda.
SALT LAKE CITY - The diagnosis for the federal government's malfunctioning online insurance marketplace is improving from October when only 350 Utah residents were able to buy insurance, health care experts said Thursday.
WASHINGTON - A New Year's deadline that could send the price of milk skyward looms over congressional negotiators as they try to reach agreement on a five-year farm bill. They've been tripped up by differences over the nation's food stamp program and how to restructure farm subsidies.
DES MOINES, Iowa - Gov. Terry Branstad is not scheduled to meet with President Barack Obama to discuss Iowa's low income health care proposal.
WINONA, Minnesota - Gov. Mark Dayton fielded questions Wednesday on everything from frack sand mining to the importance of the liberal arts in a modern economy at a college student forum.
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - South Carolina's Medicaid director said Wednesday his agency is on track to spend about $250 million less this fiscal year than allotted in the state budget.
RICHMOND, Virginia - The chairman of a joint legislative commission looking at possible Medicaid expansion in Virginia indicated Wednesday that members remain "at a bit of an impasse" over the issue.
SALT LAKE CITY - Gov. Gary Herbert released a $13.3 billion budget proposal Wednesday that calls for more than $260 million in new education spending.
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Ohio Legislature has passed a bill to create a new oversight committee for Medicaid and take steps to limit the cost growth of the federal-state health program for the poor and disabled.
LINCOLN, Nebraska - With a clear path to the Democratic nomination for governor, Chuck Hassebrook is promising an agenda aimed at Nebraska voters from both parties.