- Florida editorial roundup Updated: Mar-11-14 3:43 pm
- NC gov: Panel should decide who foots pond bill Updated: Mar-11-14 2:34 pm
- Medical groups question price of new hep C drug Updated: Mar-11-14 2:19 pm
- CMP wants customers who generate power to pay more Updated: Mar-11-14 7:32 am
- School will teach culinary, life skills Updated: Mar-09-14 1:06 pm
- December shoppers trimmed spending in Tupelo Updated: Mar-08-14 12:33 pm
- Neb. bill could help parents using child care aid Updated: Mar-08-14 9:32 am
- Fla. could increase private school vouchers Updated: Mar-06-14 8:04 pm
- Lawmaker: Iowa bill would pay for child burials Updated: Mar-06-14 4:04 pm
- Report: 1.5M visit W.Va. national park sites Updated: Mar-03-14 2:28 pm
- Health database requirement cut from bill Updated: Mar-02-14 4:37 pm
- Gap's 4th-quarter profit down 12.5 percent Updated: Feb-27-14 7:16 pm
- NC Medicaid overhaul veers away from privatization Updated: Feb-26-14 4:38 pm
- Macy's 4Q profit up 11 pct; sales miss forecasts Updated: Feb-25-14 12:13 pm
- Pitch made for paid family leave in Nebraska Updated: Feb-24-14 7:28 pm
- APNewsBreak: Aid group: Afghan medical needs unmet Updated: Feb-24-14 6:44 pm
- Amid shake-up, US cell carriers look to new models Updated: Feb-23-14 7:46 am
- Former hospital owner will say he bribed senator Updated: Feb-21-14 9:25 pm
- T-Mobile offers infinite upgrades - with a catch Updated: Feb-20-14 7:06 pm
- Murray, DelBene bring $10.10 wage fight to Seattle Updated: Feb-19-14 12:47 am
- Dentists cite low, slow KanCare reimbursements Updated: Feb-17-14 9:10 am
- NM House OKs cutting utility rates for businesses Updated: Feb-15-14 5:55 pm
- Few eligible patients can get weight loss surgery Updated: Feb-14-14 10:30 am
- New billing standards to help patients with debt Updated: Feb-13-14 3:15 pm
- Iowa Senate approves emergency utility bill funds Updated: Feb-11-14 4:56 pm
Recent editorials from Florida newspapers:
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Gov. Pat McCrory said Tuesday he's going to stay out of the debate whether his former employer Duke Energy should be allowed to pass to consumers the costs of closing North Carolina's coal ash ponds.
WASHINGTON - An innovative hepatitis C drug that was only recently hailed as a breakthrough treatment is facing skepticism from some health care providers, as they consider whether it is worth the $1,000-a-pill price set by manufacturer Gilead Sciences Inc.
PORTLAND, Maine - Utility Central Maine Power Co. wants customers who generate some of their own electricity from renewable sources to pay higher monthly service charges, an idea being resisted by renewable energy advocates.
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Some people might question Chris and Sommer Wadsworth's definition of slowing down.
TUPELO, Mississippi - Shoppers cut back in December in Tupelo, Northeast Mississippi's retail hub, but some of the region's cities like Corinth, New Albany and Oxford saw an increase in sales.
LINCOLN, Nebraska - Nebraska parents could soon have the ability to take a pay raise and keep their child care subsidy.
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - A Florida program that helps low-income children attend private schools, many of them religious, could undergo a substantial expansion under a bill that moved ahead Thursday in the state Legislature.
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa - The state would help low-income families pay for child burials under a bill proposed by a Cedar Falls lawmaker who says the funds lift an unnecessary burden.
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - A new report from the U.S. Department of the Interior says just over 1.5 million people visited West Virginia's national park sites in 2012.
SPOKANE, Washington - Lobbying behind closed doors, Washington's largest health insurance company persuaded Republicans in the state Senate to gut a widely supported bill that aimed to reveal health care price and quality information to consumers.
NEW YORK - Gap Inc.'s fourth-quarter profit dropped 12.5 percent as the clothing retailer discounted heavily over the holiday shopping season to entice customers.
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Gov. Pat McCrory's health agency on Wednesday proposed holding down rising Medicaid costs by adapting and expanding current networks of physicians or hospitals into agreements allowing them to keep a portion of savings they generate while meeting treatment goals but sharing the losses if patient costs are too high.
NEW YORK - Macy's Inc.'s fourth-quarter profit rose 11 percent, but the department store chain suffered a sales shortfall because a string of winter storms chilled business in January.
LINCOLN, Nebraska - Bills that would give Nebraska workers paid family medical and sick leave drew support Monday from labor groups and opposition from business organizations, but lawmakers aren't likely to act on them this year.
KABUL, Afghanistan - Gaping holes in Afghanistan's health care system are being obscured by misleading narratives of success ahead of the international troop withdrawal in 2014, aid organization Medecins Sans Frontieres warns in a new report published Tuesday.
BARCELONA, Spain - How's this for gall? Take away hundreds of dollars in subsidies that cellphone customers have enjoyed for years. Then pass it off as an improvement.
LOS ANGELES - The former owner of a tiny orthopedic hospital with an unusually heavy roster of spinal surgery patients was charged Friday with health care fraud in a $500 million scheme to defraud workers' compensation insurance providers with the help of a California state senator.
NEW YORK - T-Mobile is allowing people who participate in its $10-a-month Jump program to upgrade their phones anytime, eliminating the previous limit of two upgrades a year.
SEATTLE - U.S. Sen. Patty Murray and Rep. Suzan DelBene on Tuesday brought their fight to raise the national minimum wage to $10.10 an hour to Seattle, where advocates want to raise it $5 higher.
TOPEKA, Kansas - Low reimbursement rates are preventing many dentists from accepting patients covered by Kansas' managed care plan running Medicaid, with delays in getting paid also contributing to the problem, dentists say.
SANTA FE, New Mexico - The state House passed a bill Friday that gives large businesses a discount on electricity rates, a move that would lead to higher costs for families and small businesses but that supporters say would draw investment to New Mexico.
WASHINGTON - Like 78 million other Americans, MaryJane Harrison is obese.
The last thing anyone wants to deal with after a serious illness or injury is a mountain of debt and repeated calls from bill collectors. Yet that's the scenario in which many patients find themselves.
DES MOINES, Iowa - The Iowa Senate on Tuesday agreed to provide extra money to a fund for low-income families who can't pay their heating bills.