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Surprise Medical Bills: ER Is In Network, But Doctor Isn't

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 3:55pm

When Jennifer Hopper's husband was hit in the eye with a baseball, she rushed him to a hospital she knew was within their insurance plan. Then the ER doctor sent her an extra bill for more than $700.

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Oliver Lake: New Music Grounded In Old Truths

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 3:50pm

Since the 1970s, Lake has led numerous bands of his own, including an occasional big band, and an organ quartet. That organ group is one to watch.

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Mormon Church Admits Founder Joseph Smith Had Up To 40 Wives

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 3:50pm

The Church of Latter-day Saints never denied polygamy was part of its history. But in a series of new essays, it describes the now-banned practice in detail.

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NFL, Broadway Fight FCC Auction Of Broadcast Spectrum

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 3:48pm

The Federal Communications Commission is getting ready to auction off more broadcast spectrum and that has the folks who use wireless microphones very worried.

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A Dysentery Sample From A WWI Soldier Sheds Light On Drug Resistance

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 3:44pm

A British Army private died of dysentery 99 years ago. A sample of the bug that killed him may help researchers develop a vaccine for this antibiotic-resistant disease, a top killer of young kids.

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