Monthly Archives: July 2014

LCRA to crack down on those who pump water illegally

Posted: 6:43 p.m. Monday, July 28, 2014 By Caitlin Clark – American-Statesman Staff As drought-wary Central Texas moves into the hottest, driest part of the summer, every drop of water counts — and the Lower Colorado River Authority is ready … Continue reading

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Medicare Experiment Could Signal Sea Change For Hospice

By Michelle Andrews JUL 29, 2014 This KHN story can be republished for free. (details) Diane Meier is the director of the Center to Advance Palliative Care, a national organization that aims to increase the number of palliative care programs in … Continue reading

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Airbnb Has Banned The Condo Squatters For Life

 JULIE BORT  JUL. 29, 2014, 12:45 PM YouTube/Maksym Pashanin Maksym Pashanin and Denys Pashanin. See Also Airbnb Squatter Says He Would Totally Squat Again, And He Also Hasn’t Delivered On A $40,000 Kickstarter Airbnb Host: A Guest Is Squatting In … Continue reading

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McDonald’s Franchisees Just Scored A Major Victory

CANDICE CHOI, ASSOCIATED PRESS JUL. 29, 2014, 3:40 PM Facebook/McDonald’s Vietnam NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald’s Corp. says it has been notified by a labor regulator that it can be named a “joint employer” for workers in its franchisee-owned restaurants.The … Continue reading

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Here’s What The Numbers On Your Credit Card Really Mean

 ALLAN SMITH JUL. 29, 2014, 12:09 PM Thomas Cooper / Getty Images The string of digits presented on the front of a credit or debit card is enough to confuse even the smartest of shoppers.Yet, each number plays a crucial … Continue reading

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Dentists for Medicaid Reform

For More Information Call 956-507-7264 CONTACT MEDICAID REFORM NEWS  State Alleges Xerox Instructed Dental Staff to Approve HLD Scores of 26 or More Automatically Starting in 2004 In the lawsuit against Xerox filed by the Texas Attorney General, there is … Continue reading

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Lubbock Home School Coalition Sues Texas Ethics Commission

LUBBOCK, TX — The Lubbock-based Texas Home School Coalition filed a lawsuit Friday morning against the Texas Ethics Commission and Lubbock County Criminal District Attorney Matt Powell.  The lawsuit seeks to stop either Powell or the commission from enforcing “severe … Continue reading

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