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Judge dismisses discrimination, defamation claims by former Lexington library CEO
Lexington Herald LeaderDecember 1, 2011

Imhoff's claim of gender discrimination was thrown out because "she is unable to identify evidence sufficient to support a finding that the Library Board treated her less favorably than a similarly situated male employee," the order says. ...more »

Police: Ex-YMCA worker bragged about sexual exploits with children
KHOUDecember 1, 2011

"The conversations were of mostly boys, and possibly one female," JT Roscoe with the HPD Juvenile Sex Crimes Division said. Hilton worked at the front desk of the Harriet and Joe Foster Family YMCA in Houston for five years. Because of his employment ...more »

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Bad Faith Insurance
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St. Pete bishop would sidestep health care law
Tbo.comDecember 2, 2011

He said the existing draft of upcoming components of the federal plan "mandated these and more services, which I and others think violate the freedom of religion of our church." The federal health care law is expected to take full effect by 2014. ...more »

Hipaa Compliance
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Maine gets $6 million to implement health care law it's suing to stop
Lewiston Sun JournalDecember 3, 2011

Maine this week became one of 13 states awarded grants by the US Department of Health and Human Services. Maine is also one of 26 states challenging the constitutionality of a key component of the health care law, derisively called "Obamacare" by ...more »

Elder Care Abuse
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7th Annual IICLE Elder Law Conference
ChicagoNow (blog)December 1, 2011

As I did today, I will share my insights via twitter (@aginginchicago). necdotal evidence from attorneys regarding elder care services in their communities. Conference attendees come from all parts of Illinois and in my experience the elder care...more »

Living Wills
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House votes to repeal Obama's CLASS Act
Washington TimesDecember 1, 2011

While some Democrats have argued for restructuring the Community Living Assistance Services and Supports Act (CLASS) and the White House opposes repealing the program, Republicans insist on scrapping it in its entirety, saying the law would be a ...more »

Medicare & Medicaid Issues
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Medicare Part D Open Enrollment Concludes Soon
Patch.comDecember 1, 2011

Medicare Part D is a helpful program that can assist citizens in paying for prescription drugs. The program is newer in Medicare, having been signed into law in 2003 as part of the Medicare Prescription Drug Improvement and Modernization Act. On Jan. ...more »

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