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Trump tells Netanyahu he would recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital
City prepares to collect yellow bikes next week
Jacob Wetterling is remembered by family and Minnesota
Ford-Carter debate flashback: When the candidates went silent for 27 minutes
Police capture gunman who shot and killed five at Washington state mall
Cardinal girls soccer team picks up second win
WCT sports daily schedule
Leader of 'Arnie's Army' dies
Panthers get the sack, Vikings take the win
NLS turns back Crusaders
Brad Pitt expresses sadness over divorce filing
Angelina Jolie files for divorce from Brad Pitt
Ticket prices for Prince tribute concert start at $19.99
Mikko Cowdery, QuadraFeelyAxs performing this weekend in Willmar
19th annual Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! festival to be held this weekend
Simplified French onion soup recipe perfect for home cooks
Likely world record elk shot by Montana archer
As baby leaves go gender-neutral, dads get time off
Choosing stronger sunscreen would reduce women's melanoma risk
Organic oats make these Monster Cookies scary good
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
Lyla M. Porter
Charles "Chuck" Theodore Erickson
Don E. Miller
Frazee letter: Thank you for protecting and serving
Thomas: Just more terror, more denials
Harrop: Could Britain Become the Fourth Amigo?
Minnesota Opinion: Don't take emergency care for granted
Harlan Broers:: Don't let GOP ruin this state
February 5, 2016
Letter: Insurance reform is a disaster
As of Feb. 1, I have been in the health insurance business for 43 years. Thanks to Obamacare and MNsure this is not exactly a celebration. In 1973 I could insure a family of four with a no-deductible health plan for about $30-$35/month. It doesn’t work that way anymore. I believe...
February 5, 2016 - 2:00am
October 11, 2015
MNsure’s low market share — not its rates — is an outlier
MINNEAPOLIS — On Oct. 1, state officials announced higher rates for people buying insurance through Minnesota’s MNsure exchange next year — and later defended MNsure from criticism by Republican lawmakers, who said the rate increases highlighted MNsure’s failures. But though...
October 11, 2015 - 11:37pm
June 25, 2015
Supreme Court upholds key Obamacare insurance subsidies
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the nationwide availability of tax subsidies that are crucial to the implementation of President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law, handing a major victory to the president.
June 25, 2015 - 9:55am
March 5, 2015
U.S. Supreme Court split over Obamacare challenge
(Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court appeared sharply divided on ideological lines on Wednesday as it tackled a second major challenge to President Barack Obama's healthcare law, with Justice Anthony Kennedy emerging as a likely swing vote in a ruling. The nine justices heard 85...
March 5, 2015 - 7:00am
February 4, 2015
House votes to repeal and eventually replace Obamacare
The U.S. House of Representatives added another notch to its lengthy record of Obamacare repeal votes on Tuesday by approving a measure that...
February 4, 2015 - 5:00am
November 14, 2014
MNsure says website ready for today’s start of open enrollment
ST. PAUL, Minn. — The head of MNsure said he’s “cautiously optimistic” things will go well today when open enrollment for the second year of the troubled health exchange kicks off.
November 14, 2014 - 11:19pm
July 23, 2014
Dayton asks for earlier release of MNsure policy rates
ST. PAUL — Long before Minnesotans go to the polls in November, they should have a good idea of what health insurance premiums will look like for next year.
July 23, 2014 - 12:17am
June 30, 2014
Reactions very different to high court’s ruling on birth control
Abortion opponents praised Monday’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling that owners of private companies can object on religious grounds to a provision of President Barack Obama’s healthcare law that requires employers to provide insurance covering birth control for women.
June 30, 2014 - 10:27pm
April 16, 2014
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
April 16, 2014 - 6:00am
April 15, 2014
Commentary: Sebelius is a scapegoat for Obama
Dictionary.com offers two definitions for scapegoat: “1. A person or group made to bear the blame for others or to suffer in their place; 2. Chiefly biblical. A goat let loose in the wilderness on Yom Kippur after the high priest symbolically laid the sins of the people on its head....
April 15, 2014 - 2:00am
April 10, 2014
Commentary: Let there be light on our health care spending
Foes of Obamacare often frame such health reforms as “redistribution” schemes. They take money from hardworking Americans and give it to the presumably undeserving. My conservative friends are right that a lot of health reform is about redistribution. What they get wrong are...
April 10, 2014 - 4:00am
April 1, 2014
Hectic day as Minnesotans race the clock for health coverage
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans swamped the state’s health care marketplace call centers, strained its website and flocked to help centers to beat the midnight Monday deadline for open enrollment.
April 1, 2014 - 5:00am
March 31, 2014
Answers about today’s deadline to sign up for health insurance
Sign up for health insurance today? Or pay a tax penalty next year?
March 31, 2014 - 8:00am
March 22, 2014
Cartoon by Steve Benson
March 22, 2014 - 12:30am
March 12, 2014
Republicans in the House taking aim at Obamacare to fund Medicare
WASHINGTON — U.S. House Republicans on Wednesday said that they are pushing a plan to delay for five years the penalties for failing to buy health insurance under Obamacare, and to use the savings to spare doctors from a steep cut in Medicare payments. Delaying until 2019 the financial...
March 12, 2014 - 11:37pm