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Pushing Back The Health Care Mandate

Last week the Obama administration announced a delay in the implementation of a key provision of the Affordable Care Act. Business owners with at least 50 employees will not be required to offer health insurance until 2015, a one-year delay that the administration says will give employers time to implement complex provisions of the law. The move has provided fuel for critics of the health care mandate, who say this is further proof the law is unworkable. We explore which other provisions of the law are affected, and what it means for consumers.

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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Aug. 3, 2015

You can hear female vocalists perform blues and bluegrass at two concerts this week.

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Farms, Coasts And Air Conditioning: What Climate Change Means For Virginia

Climate change presents obstacles for just about everywhere in the United States — but rising temperatures are expected to be felt keenly in a number of Virginia's important economic areas.

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Obama To Detail Tougher Plan To Fight Climate Change

President Obama will unveil climate change regulations Monday, expected to set tougher limits on coal than previously proposed. NPR's Scott Horsley previews the announcement with host Rachel Martin.
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Despite Host Controversy, Amazon Takes A Chance On 'Top Gear'

The trio that made Top Gear the world's biggest car show will return to the small screen in a new show for Amazon Prime. The BBC canned one of its hosts last year after a fight with a producer.

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