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  • Healthcare.gov problems are target at Hill hearing

    The principal contractors responsible for the federal government’s trouble-plagued health insurance website say the Obama administration shares responsibility for the snags that have crippled the system.

    October 24, 2013

  • Builders of Obama’s health website saw red flags

    Crammed into conference rooms with pizza for dinner, some programmers building the Obama administration’s showcase health insurance website were growing increasingly stressed. Some worked past 10 p.m., energy drinks in hand. Others rewrote computer code over and over to meet what they considered last-minute requests for changes from the government or other contractors.

    October 22, 2013

  • Obama to address widespread health care problems

    President Barack Obama is expected to acknowledge that widespread problems with his health care law’s rollout are unacceptable, as the administration scrambles to fix the cascade of computer issues.

    October 21, 2013

  • Gordon Hospital plans Ladies’ Night

    Get ready, ladies! It’s almost time for Gordon Hospital’s 7th Annual Ladies’ Night.

    October 17, 2013

  • Gordon Hospital offers free skin cancer screening

    More than 76,000 new cases of melanoma skin cancer will be diagnosed in the U.S. this year, and early detection is critical for survival.

    October 17, 2013

  • Free diabetes screening planned in Calhoun

    Nearly seven million Americans are unaware that they have diabetes, and nearly 79 million are already pre-diabetic.

    October 17, 2013

  • Brokers simplify, confuse health exchange shopping

    This month’s glitch-filled rollout of the health insurance marketplaces created by federal law is a business opportunity for brokers and agents, but regulators warn that it also opened the door for those who would seek to line their pockets by misleading consumers.

    October 15, 2013

  • Government clarifies timing to avoid health law fines

    You’ll have to get coverage by Valentine’s Day or thereabouts to avoid penalties for being uninsured, the Obama administration confirmed Wednesday.

    October 9, 2013

  • Health law glitches: fatal or fleeting?

    The glitch-ridden rollout of President Barack Obama’s health care law has opponents crowing: “Told you so!” and insisting it should be paused, if not scrapped.

    October 8, 2013

  • Camaro Club car show raises funds for Children’s Hospital

    Showdown in the Scenic City, an open car show and a fall festival presented by the Scenic City Camaro Club, will take place this Saturday from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. at Mountain View Chevrolet.

    October 1, 2013