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Fla. Gov. Scott Reverses Medicaid Decision

Florida Governor Rick Scott announced late Wednesday that he will expand Medicaid to an estimated 900,000 residents. The move is a surprise because the governor has previously been a vocal critic of President Obama's health care overhaul.
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Amid Lawsuits, Aereo Brings Broadcast TV To The Internet

Backed by broadcasting powerhouse Barry Diller, a new service picks up broadcast TV signals and makes them available over the Web — and the TV networks don't like that one bit. Currently available only in New York City, Aereo is planning to expand ... if it makes it through the legal challenges.
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Secret Menus Give Restaurants A Not-So-Secret Boost

Secret menus aren't new, but more restaurants are trying them out in order to set themselves apart and increase sales. Panera Bread, for instance, has rolled out a new secret menu with low-carb, health-conscious options to appeal to a new group of customers.
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One Place You May Notice The Sequester: At The Airport

Officials predict that cutbacks at the FAA could lead to takeoff delays and fewer flights. Unless Congress acts, across-the-board spending cuts are scheduled to take effect March 1.
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Meet The Virginian Shaping The House GOP's Immigration Plan

Republican Rep. Bob Goodlatte is charged with drafting the House immigration bill. He is against a path to citizenship for unauthorized immigrants but says the "broken" system needs work. And he says President Obama "should calm down, back off and let the Congress do its work."
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Three Ways To Totally Transform U.S. Immigration Policy

Economists dream big: open borders, visa auctions or preferential access for high-skilled workers.
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Defense Cuts May No Longer Be Political Sacred Cow

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has said the looming automatic spending cuts will damage U.S. national security. But the warnings don't appear to be moving the needle with lawmakers or the American public.
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In Reversal, Florida Gov. Scott Agrees To Medicaid Expansion

Florida's expansion of Medicaid will provide health insurance coverage to more than a million people. Florida will also become the seventh state headed by a Republican to agree to take the federal offer to provide Medicaid to all state residents with incomes up to about $15,000 a year.
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Nation's West, Midwest In Path Of Massive Winter Storm

The storm moving out of California, could stretch from Oklahoma to the Ohio Valley.

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