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Florida’s biggest health insurer signals rate hikes ahead

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By Phil Galewitz Florida Blue, the state’s dominant health insurer, snagged more than one in three consumers on the health law’s exchange this year, but many could face rate hikes as the carrier struggles with an influx of older and sicker enrollees, said the company’s top executive. Several factors could drive up rates next year — […]

Video: How these cops just became Internet heroes

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Police in a Kansas City are Internet heroes after taking time out of their day to play a game of basketball with neighborhood kids on a makeshift street court . Samuel Lockridge captured Wednesday’s game on camera, according to KMBC-TV and it has since been shared all over social media. “It was very special. That’s why […]

Flashback video: Ronald Reagan addresses nation on downing of Korean airliner

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Two presidents. No explanation necessary. This is why we love WFB . Obama’s response to downed Malaysian Airline passenger jet on Ukraine border. For more information on the ongoing works of President Reagan’s Foundation, please visit http://www.reaganfoundation.org

Breaking: Malaysian Airlines passenger plane shot down over Ukraine

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A Malaysia Airlines passenger plane with 295 people on board has been shot down over eastern Ukraine, Sky News is reporting. The Boeing 777 was believed to have been flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur when it was reportedly brought down by a ground-to-air missile, an adviser to the Ukrainian interior ministry told Sky News. […]

Charlie Sheen stumbles around Taco Bell drive-thru: ‘I’m so hammered’

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Anything can happen on a late night Taco Bell run. The couple in this video, posted Tuesday on YouTube, ran into a slap drunk Charlie Sheen when they were going through the drive-thru. What are the odds? The news value on this isn’t terribly high, but TMZ was amused by the first line out of […]

Dude, who moved my cheese?

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Authorities in Manteca, California have located three Tillamook cheese vans that were stolen this past weekend. The vans are restored Volkswagen minibuses and are painted bright orange. Each one is valued at $100,000.  At the time of the theft – the vans were on a tour promoting Tillamook dairy products. Police tracked down the cheese […]

Watch Florida cops fight each other at traffic stop: ‘I will shoot you’

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Police officers in Miami have a problem, and it’s all over the Internet for the public to see. What started as a routine traffic stop in late June escalated within minutes to a heated argument and take-down. According to the video, posted on the Crespogram Report watchdog website, Miami Police Officer Marcel Jackson stopped a car […]

Lerner busted: New emails reveal effort to hide information from Congress

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The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee  released new e-mails Wednesday showing former Internal Revenue Service (IRS) official Lois Lerner’s effort to hide information from Congress. The emails came out at a hearing with IRS Commissioner John Koskinen and the Committee posted the following on its website Wednesday: From the April 9, 2013, email exchange among Lerner, […]

Rub-a-dub-dub! Police curious why 3 guys stole $2K in soap from CVS

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Local authorizes are flummoxed, attempting to understand the motives of a trio of thieves who struck Sandy Springs, Georgia CVS pharmacy. The police chief of the Atlanta suburb – Sgt. Ron Momon told WSB-TV the thieves – were filmed by surveillance cameras walking into the store – casually grabbing $2,000 worth of soap and other […]

Gov. Scott to VA Secretary nominee: Allow Florida inspectors into your facilities

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Governor Rick Scott sent a letter to the nominee for U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs, requesting Florida Agency for Health Care Administration Inspectors be allowed into Florida VA facilities. Scott asked Bob McDonald to demand transparency of the Veterans Administration and to force a stop in delays of treatment, and the mismanagement of personnel, paperwork and patient […]