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  • The Facts About Medicaid: Part 1 - The costs, struggles & future

    The Facts About Medicaid: Part 1 - The costs, struggles & future

    Thursday, June 6 2013 11:16 AM EDT2013-06-06 15:16:29 GMT
    EDITOR'S NOTE: This report is the first in a three-part series on the problems facing Medicaid, and perhaps most importantly, a look at what lies ahead including an expansion of the program under the federalMore >>
    Why should you should care about Medicaid? Your tax dollars, both state and federal, pay for a huge group of people in the state who have no other way to get health insurance.More >>
  • Part 2: The effect on 300,000 Alabamians

    Part 2: The effect on 300,000 Alabamians

    Thursday, June 6 2013 11:18 AM EDT2013-06-06 15:18:13 GMT
    Treasure Schutz and her husband are part of the population that has fallen through the cracks in the healthcare system.  She doesn't have a job and stays at home to care for their four children, who areMore >>
    There are about 300,000 people in Alabama living without health insurance, but who would be eligible for coverage under the law known as Obamacare if Alabama would allow part of it to go into effect.More >>
  • Part 3: Expanding Medicaid

    Part 3: Expanding Medicaid

    Thursday, June 6 2013 11:16 AM EDT2013-06-06 15:16:29 GMT
    Governor Robert Bentley says that he ready to be a sort of "last man standing" when it comes to his decision so far to not expand Medicaid. In an interview with WSFA 12 News, Gov. Bentley said, "ThisMore >>
    Governor Robert Bentley says that he ready to be a sort of "last man standing" when it comes to his decision so far to not expand Medicaid.More >>
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  • Grovetown police chief resigns

    Grovetown police chief resigns

    Friday, August 22 2014 10:01 PM EDT2014-08-23 02:01:39 GMT
    Grovetown Director of Public Safety Gary Owens has resigned his post, effective Friday.The resignation comes after a two day suspension by Mayor George W. James III following the escape of two inmatesMore >>
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  • Roberson reflects on tenure as top educator in Richmond Co.

    Roberson reflects on tenure as top educator in Richmond Co.

    Friday, August 22 2014 9:17 PM EDT2014-08-23 01:17:45 GMT
    The cards and sentiments were flowing in as Richmond County students and staff said goodbye to their leader. "That's humbling," said Dr. Frank Roberson. "Both humbling, and encouraging." But the timesMore >>
    The cards and sentiments were flowing in as Richmond County students and staff said goodbye to their leader.More >>
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