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More Big Corporations Warn That Tariffs Will Mean Price Hikes

echoing assertions by his administration that consumers would barely notice the new taxes. “It’s had no impact … on our economy,” the president said after meetings with foreign leaders at the United N... read more

Shoestring Living: Be grateful every day

Back in the land where we didn’t have kids that participated in unimaginably expensive sports or wished for gifts like iPod Touches, my husband and I actually purchased gifts for each other. I am a go... read more

Insight: Capitol Chat On Use-Of-Force Bills / Melinda Welsh's Cancer Survival Story / Teagarden Jazz Festival

In this week’s Capitol Chat, Ben Adler details the two different bills aimed at reducing police shootings in California. He also looks at the differences in the style and substance of former Gov. Jerr... read more

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KHN Morning Briefing

(McGreevy and Mason, 3/3) San Jose Mercury News: Tobacco Laws: California Assembly Votes To Raise Smoking Age, Regulate E-Cigarettes ... Lawmakers also approved bills that would allow counties to enac... read more

In Fla., Palin Goes for the Rough Stuff as Audience Boos Obama

Here, Palin began to connect the dots. "These are the same guys who think that patriotism is paying higher taxes -- remember that's what Joe Biden had said. "And" -- she paused and sighed -- "I am jus... read more

Denver councilman: Rein in medical marijuana

(Though I also make the buzz-kill assumption that personal accountability ... Brown would seek to apply the Denver sales tax on medical marijuana sales and a 4 percent tax “on edibles sold at dispensa... read more

How tired are you of Blogojevich, Coleman, Franken, and Palin?

From CNN's Jack Cafferty: I have a bone to pick with my own industry. From L-R: Rod Blagojevich, Norm Coleman, Al Franken and Sarah Palin Minnesota held an election for a Senate seat last November. It ... read more

Good Works

Ketter also notes ... top-notch local stories about the failings of virtual schools from local, often rural reporters, but summed up: "Local reporters in farflung places were paying attention to virtu... read more


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Big Banks May Lose $185B in AWOL Customers

What is unclear is whether all that lost revenue will go to credit unions and banks other than those listed here, or whether it will simply be redistributed among the 10 biggest as customers switch fr... read more

From Kaiser Health News - Latest Stories:

(Luhby, 6/2) Fox News: Health Insurers Seek Big Premium Hikes For ... The state Senate approved a hotly debated measure Tuesday that would provide healthcare coverage to many immigrants who reside in ... read more

McCain's Problems

McCain should name his cabinet members." familyautos wrote, "I got three big words for you...Ayers Rezko and cigarettes...which Obama still smokes...an awful lot of crap in only ten years. Compare tha... read more

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