Friday, April 18 2014


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National News Articles for Friday, April 18 2014
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Obamacare effects are bigger than expected, poll finds

President Obama's health law has led to an even greater increase in health coverage than previously estimated, according to new Gallup survey data, which suggests that about 12 million previously uninsured Americans have gained coverage since last fall.

Report: Sebelius said to be mulling Senate bid

The New York Times is reporting that Sebelius, who tendered her resignation last week as Health and Human Services secretary, is “considering entreaties from Democrats” to run against GOP Sen. Pat Roberts back home in Kansas.

Florida school may target parents with new twist on school dress codes

Dress codes have been making a stir nationally, with much of the attention focused on female students and the fashion craze of yoga pants or leggings, but now a school board member in Florida wants to tackle the root of the problem, going after parents dropping kids off and picking them up in the clothing that the kids themselves would not be allowed to wear to school.