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  • Medicaid enrollees strain Oregon

    | 07/23/14 03:19 PM

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Low-income Oregon residents were supposed to be big winners after the state expanded Medicaid under the federal health care overhaul and created a new system to improve the...
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  • Agents get subsidized 'Obamacare' using fake IDs

    | 07/23/14 11:40 AM

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Undercover investigators using fake identities were able to secure taxpayer-subsidized health insurance under President Barack Obama's health care law, congressional...
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  • Health officials crack down on Medicaid marketing

    By Associated Press | 07/23/14 09:04 AM

    Florida has banned health insurance companies from marketing their plans directly to Medicaid recipients as the state rolls out its massive plan to privatize its health insurance program for...
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Economy

  • US stocks drift higher following mixed earnings

    | 07/23/14 04:08 PM

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes edged mostly higher as traders looked over a mixed batch of corporate earnings. The meager gains were enough to mark another high close for the Standard &...
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  • IMF sees US growth at weakest since recession

    | 07/23/14 03:58 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. economic growth this year will likely be at the weakest pace since the Great Recession ended, the International Monetary Fund said, mostly because of a sharp,...
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  • SEC votes to end $1 a share for some money funds

    | 07/23/14 03:34 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Regulators have voted by a narrow margin to end a longtime staple of the investment industry — the fixed $1 share price for money-market mutual funds — at least for some...
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