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  • Are police forces becoming too militarized?

  • State plans to boost Medicaid funding for contraception

     State plans to boost Medicaid funding for contraception
    Medicaid patients in Illinois could gain increased access to contraception under policy changes proposed Wednesday by the Department of Healthcare and Family Services. Health care providers would receive more money for providing vasectomies to men and...
  • Capsule reviews of feature films

    AND SO IT GOES 1 1/2 stars. Michael Douglas and Diane Keaton team for the first time in a wincingly sappy three-quarter-life rom-com about a Scrooge-like widower and a wifty lounge-singing widow and the unexpected appearance of a cute-as-a-button...
  • Wasserman Schultz visits Hobby Lobby store - to urge a boycott

    Wasserman Schultz visits Hobby Lobby store - to urge a boycott
    Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston, the chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, stopped at a Hobby Lobby store in her district on Wednesday – not to pick up some craft supplies for one of her kid’s school projects, but...
  • Five things for Thursday, August 14

    Five things for Thursday, August 14
    Five things for today in Orlando and Central Florida: a judge issued a temporary injunction against a Planned Parenthood clinic; unrest in Ferguson, Mo. continues; and Internet-privacy device iCloak gets more support. 1. A judge has issued a temporary...
  • Lawsuit blocks abortions at Planned Parenthood's Kissimmee clinic

    Lawsuit blocks abortions at Planned Parenthood's Kissimmee clinic
    When Planned Parenthood announced plans for a Kissimmee clinic this spring, a crowd of anti-abortion protesters flooded City Hall in a bid to keep it from happening. When the clinic had a ceremonial grand opening, protesters chanted and waved signs...
  • New data: How the attack on contraceptive services targets the poor

    New data: How the attack on contraceptive services targets the poor
    The political attack on contraceptive services and family planning is often depicted as an attack on all women. So it is, but new data show how it's become a particular burden on low-income women. The data come from the Guttmacher Institute, one of...
  • Are abortion rights equal to gun rights? Yes, says a federal judge

    Last week, a federal court judge in Alabama produced a ruling that should bring joy to anyone alarmed by how Republican legislatures have been trying to regulate abortion clinics out of existence. They know they can't make abortion illegal, so they have...
  • Lobbyist watch: Platt, others come to CSC's aid [UPDATED]

    Lobbyist watch: Platt, others come to CSC's aid [UPDATED]
    [UPDATED with response from George Platt] The county ethics code put a damper on elected officials asking -- and coercing -- people to help out their pet charities and causes. But lobbyists can still do it, winning points with elected officials....
  • Native-American vote could prove important in hotly contested South Dakota races

    Over the years I have encouraged Native American tribal governments to move their elections to coincide with the national elections in November. I believed this to be very important for two reasons: First of all, the Native-American vote has been...
  • Fla. medical group must support Medicaid: My Word

    Fla. medical group must support Medicaid: My Word
    I know that a lack of health coverage can be scary and devastating. Throughout my years as a doctor, I've seen patients with heartbreaking cases, not because I didn't have the technology to care for them, but because they lacked health insurance and...
  • Court blocks Mississippi from closing state's last abortion clinic

    After a series of setbacks, abortion rights advocates claimed a small victory Tuesday after a federal appeals court blocked a law that would have closed the last remaining abortion clinic in Mississippi. The law required that all physicians associated...