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A federal court ruling changes how the President is elected, and Florida Democrats trigger a special session vote on guns. Those stories and more in today's news.

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Archive: May 23, 2018

Health insurance premiums in Utah are projected to rise by more than 18 percent in 2019, a faster increase than the national average. (Dr. Farouk/Flickr)

SALT LAKE CITY - Utahns could see health insurance premiums increase by around $1,300 next year, according to new research by the Center for American Progress. The tax plan passed in Congress last year eliminated the individual mandate, which charged a tax penalty to people who didn't have hea ...Read More

Proposed cuts would take $2 billion from CHIP's contingency fund. (Semevent/Pixabay)

HARRISBURG, Pa. - The Government Accountability Office says Congress can take back money that already has been appropriated for the Children's Health Insurance Program. The Trump administration has proposed cutting federal spending by $15 billion, with almost half coming from CHIP. Since the cuts w ...Read More

Hidden dangers when swimming in open water include currents, vegetation, rocks and sudden drop-offs. (Pixabay)<br />

INDIANAPOLIS - As the warmer weather sets in and folks in Indiana look for ways to cool off, a new report highlights the dangers of swimming in open water. The research released Tuesday by the group Safe Kids Worldwide shows about 1,000 children die in drowning accidents each year in the United Stat ...Read More

Ending substance-abuse and mental-health services for people on probation or parole won't fill the budget shortfall at the Florida Dept. of Corrections. (Nick Mock/Twenty20)

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. - A facility in Pompano Beach that once housed more than 100 substance-abuse and other treatment beds now stands empty because of budget cuts at the Florida Department of Corrections. Treatment providers are urging Gov. Rick Scott to dip into state emergency reserves to fill a s ...Read More

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