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HCA, Community Health Systems and LifePoint starting to see benefits from the Affordable Care Act - Nashville Business Journal

By Eleanor Kennedy <br>– Senior Reporter, Nashville Business Journal<p>May 7, 2014, 1:42pm CDT<p>One quarter in, Nashville’s publicly traded hospital operators …

These Guys Again: The Secrets to Boston’s, Chicago’s, Pittsburgh’s, and L.A.’s Postseason Success

Midway through the second round of the playoffs, the NHL has a shot at an interesting conference final scenario. The Kings, Blackhawks, and Penguins …

Twitter 25: Our Editors Choose the Best in Wine

Twitter 25<p>If you tweet into the Twittersphere, but no one follows, does it make a sound?<p>Social media reaches anyone with a pulse these days. People …

There is Rosé and there is Rosé

Watch: Bill Nye debates climate change on "Crossfire"

Screenshot/CNN<p>Looking for news you can trust?<br>Subscribe to our free newsletters.<p>Thanks to the Obama administration’s high-profile rollout of the …

Florida rejects Medicaid expansion, leaves 1 million uninsured

It seemed like a watershed moment for the Affordable Care Act when Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R), a staunch Obamacare opponent, embraced the Medicaid expansion in February.<p>“While the federal government is committed to paying 100 percent of the costs, I cannot deny Floridians who need access to health …

David Beckham says boat slip would be ‘great’ site for Miami soccer stadium

The way he told it, David Beckham paid particular attention when he was on his way to a Miami Heat playoff game Tuesday night to the deep-water boat …

Krystal Not Clear on Orwell

The message of <i>Animal Farm</i> is obvious, but the author’s politics weren’t.<p>Twice now, the better-lettered viewers of MSNBC’s <i>The Cycle</i> have had their …

The Seven Percent Solution Tasting: California's Underdog Grapes

Are you fatigued by the eight grapes that take up about 93% of California's vineyard acreage? If so, check out The Seven Percent Solution, organized …

Reshaping the Electorate - home - Steve Schale -- Veteran Florida Man Politico

I've been really blessed in my career. For a kid from a small town in Florida, by way of a small town in Illinois, I've enjoyed several "how the heck …

Liverpool Is Like a City On Ecstasy at the Moment

After 25 years of sadness, Liverpool FC are offering some catharsis.<p>Catharsis. If there were one word to sum up what's happening to Liverpool right now, surely that's it. Think about everything that's happened since Liverpool last dominated English football. It could well be everything you've ever …

Cimarone Wines

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Why are conservatives condemning Cliven Bundy?

Republicans who praised Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy for standing up to the tyranny of the federal government are sprinting away from him following …

Stephen Colbert sings “The Ballad of Cliven Bundy”: “His land belongs to you and me, that’s what he told Sean Hannity”

<b>(Hulu)</b><p>Colbert croons Bundy’s tale of pretending federal government “doesn’t exist” and yearning for a return to slavery<p>Katie McDonough<p>April 25, 2014 1:05pm (UTC)<p>It was only a matter of time before conservative icon and noted racist garbage person Cliven Bundy had his story documented in song.<p>While …

Retired Supreme Court Justice: Marijuana Should Be Legalized

The 94-year-old retired justice tells NPR that public opinion has changed on the issue.<p>Stevens also says that there isn't much distinction between marijuana and alcoholic beverages. He says that the prohibition against alcohol in the early 20th century is generally thought not to have been worth …

Gun Control

World Cup 2014: Brazil-bound Howard Webb shows at the Bernebeu why he is such a trusted referee

English referee Howard Webb will travel to Brazil with even more stature after a good night officiating the Champions League semi-final in Madrid. Henry Winter reports<p>Karim Benzema, Xabi Alonso, Luka Modric and Carlo Ancelotti were not the only ones earning praise after Real Madrid's 1-0 victory …

Soccer

Steve Spurrier Trolls Tennessee, Alabama Rivalry

Link to Media<p>The Ol' Troll Master Ball Coach is at it again.<p>According to Josh Kendall of <i>The State,</i> South Carolina head coach Steve Spurrier took a shot at the "rivalry" between Alabama and Tennessee, which is in jeopardy of becoming diminished if the SEC decides to alter its schedule and ban …

College Football

Liverpool v Chelsea: A weakened team? Jose Mourinho could selfishly pull sky down on one of the great title races

This was meant to be a Premier League title race for the history books, not one decided by politics and Jose Mourinho's self-interest, writes Paul Hayward<p><b>Join the debate: #henryhangout</b><p>Fixture No 36 in <b>Chelsea</b>’s <b>Premier League</b> season was sent by the gods to let <b>Jose Mourinho</b> take revenge on all his …

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George R.R. Martin: The Rolling Stone Interview

On a cold night in January, George R.R. Martin sits inside the Jean Cocteau Cinema, a revival theater that he owns in Santa Fe, New Mexico, where he …

Study of Pot Smokers' Brains Shows That MRIs Cause Bad Science Reporting

This week a study of cannabis consumers published by <i>The Journal of Neuroscience</i> provided powerful evidence that MRI scans cause shoddy science …

The death of the Sunday shows

The Sunday morning shows once occupied a sacred space in American politics.<p>Today, many influential Washington players can’t even remember the last time they watched.<p>The public affairs shows — “Meet the Press,” “Face the Nation” and “This Week” — used to set the agenda for the nation’s capital with …

5 Reasons Why Raheem Sterling Deserves a Huge New Liverpool Contract

Link to Media<p>If John Cross of the <i>Mirror</i> is to be believed, Liverpool are set to reward Raheem Sterling with a new contract—and how he deserves it.<p>It would actually be Sterling's second new deal with the club in less than two years. His current contract doesn't expire until 2017, but the winger is …

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Bastia Relegate Corsican Rivals Ajaccio from Ligue 1, Troll Them Simpsons-Style

Link to Media<p>Bastia's 2-1 victory over Ajaccio in Ligue 1 was not just a win against their local rivals—it was enough to send the Corsican island team down to the second tier of French football.<p>Naturally, that was cause for celebration for Bastia fans, and they made a couple of banners to celebrate …

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1 Down, 3 to Go: Liverpool Survive Another Test of Nerve at Norwich

Link to Media<p>Liverpool survived another test of nerve to scrape past Norwich City and take a giant step towards a maiden Premier League title.<p>They secured the victory, their 11th in a row, by a one-goal margin for the third consecutive match, testing the nerves of Reds supporters.<p>After Liverpool …

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Norwich vs. Liverpool: 6 Things We Learned from Reds' Nervy Win

Link to Media<p>A brace from Raheem Sterling and a close-range finish from Luis Suarez were enough to hand Premier League title-chasing Liverpool a victory over relegation-threatened Norwich City, who put up a valiant effort and scored via Gary Hooper and Robert Snodgrass in a 3-2 thriller at Carrow …

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The Match Blog

1 day ago<p>MADRID -- Three thoughts from the Bernabeu as Real Madrid lose 3-1 to Juventus on the night but squeak through on aggregate (4-3) to the …

Rodgers revels in 'brilliant' win

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers admitted that Norwich City had given his team a scare, but was delighted with the way they held their nerve to take …

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