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Cain’s presidential bubble has burst

November 6, 2011

Herman Cain’s sexual-harassment scandal has begun to hurt his poll numbers. A new Reuters/Ipsos poll found that the number of Republicans who view Cain favorably has dropped 9 points, from 66 to 57 percent. His support…

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Florida TaxWatch finds millions in healthcare savings

November 5, 2011

Press Release: Florida has the potential to save millions in healthcare costs annually while maintaining high-quality healthcare delivery by removing administrative and legislative barriers for Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners (ARNPs) and Physicians Assistants (PAs), a new…

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Personhood: Pandora’s Box

November 4, 2011

Mississippi’s Personhood Initiative is short: “Should the term ‘person’ be defined to include every human being from the moment of fertilization, cloning, or the equivalent thereof?” Legal and medical experts say the vague language could lead…

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Two different approaches to TV news

November 3, 2011

WEAR TV 3 and FOX 10 both covered Operation Anything for a Buck. Which segment tells you more about the operation that netted 75 indictments and 270 illegal firearms? http://www.weartv.com/newsroom/top_stories/videos/wear_vid_18676.shtml or http://www.fox10tv.com/dpp/news/local_news/pensacola/uncercover-operation-nets-270-guns-in-escambia-county?ref=scroller&categoryId=10001&status=true  …

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COLA for Veterans Sent to the President

November 2, 2011

Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed by the 2012 Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) for veterans receiving compensation for service-connected disabilities. The COLA also affects the rates of dependency and indemnity compensation of veterans who…