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Opinion: Mitt Romney Disdains Half The Country He Wants To Be President Of

The idea that 47 percent of Americans don’t have “personal responsibility” or “care for their lives” is shockingly arrogant, even by Mitt Romney’s standards.

09/18/2012

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Opinion: Paul Ryan And His Little White Lies

While Paul Ryan is entitled to his own opinions, he is not entitled to his own facts. He lied to America about Medicare. He lied to America about the debt commission. He really lied to America about the stimulus and America’s debt rating.

08/30/2012

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Opinion: Paul Ryan And The War on Women

If you like the GOP war on women, you are going to love Paul Ryan. After all, Ryan’s record on women’s health could easily be mistaken for one of W. Mitt Romney’s primary opponents, Rick Santorum.

08/15/2012

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Opinion: Ryan VP Pick Changes Electoral Math

Paul Ryan has changed the Electoral College math. With the pick, Romney has chosen a path that writes off almost all of the country and focuses the election on the industrial Midwest.

08/14/2012

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Opinion: Romney Tries To Reboot Losing Campaign With Ryan Pick

After months of failing to find a way to gain ground in the presidential campaign, Mitt Romney has hit the reset button by picking Paul Ryan as his running mate, but once the dust has settled and the Conventions are over, it is hard to see how Romney will have changed the direction of the 2012 presidential campaign.

08/13/2012

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Opinion: A Doctor’s Opinion Of Obamacare

Good, hard-working Americans shouldn’t be forced to contemplate leaving their chosen profession as they are with federal laws such as Obamacare.

07/09/2012

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Deadline For Medicare Enrollment Approaches

For people with Medicare, December 7 is an important deadline. The annual Medicare open enrollment period ends. Before, you had until the end of the calendar year, but that has changed. APPRISE of Western Pennsylvania has been getting bombarded with calls.

12/06/2011

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Riding Along With Ross/West View EMS

What really happens during the day for a paramedic? KDKA’s Dr. Maria Simbra went along for a ride with Ross/West View Emergency Medical Services.

12/02/2011

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Insurers Profiting From Taxpayer Dollars Via Medicare ‘Float’

Pittsburgh (Newsradio 1020 KDKA)  Private insurance plans associated with Medicare recipients, are banking millions by investing government funds that are sent in advance, but are not yet needed.  This is known as “playing the float.”  […]

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/19/2011

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Medicare Coverage To Skyrocket

This week, the government told us inflation is almost non-existent, except in the case of gasoline.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/18/2010

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Medicare Becoming Reality For Baby Boomers

The first wave of Baby Boomers begins turning 65 in January, which means they’ll be signing up for Medicare for the first time. It can be a complex and frustrating process that can cost you […]

KDKA-TV–11/01/2010

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