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  • Jindal: report any state travel to Ebola countries

    Updated: 14 hr ago

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Gov. Bobby Jindal has ordered every part of state government under his control to start reporting any travel to countries where people might catch the Ebola virus. He also ordered restrictions or advisories on such travelers' use of commercial transportation...

  • Indiana sets up Ebola hotline for questions

    Updated: 14 hr ago

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana State Department of Health has opened a call center to answer the public's questions about Ebola. It said Monday that health representatives are available there to answer questions regarding symptoms, screening and diagnosis of Ebola. The call center...

  • NC NAACP seeks legislative session on Medicaid

    Updated: 14 hr ago

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Gov. Pat McCrory should call legislators to a one-day session to approve Medicaid expansion, the head of the state NAACP said Monday. As the Rev. William Barber spoke in a church, three caskets lined the aisles to symbolize people, hospitals and jobs that...

  • Business Highlights

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    ___ Not so fast cordcutters_cable's not going anywhere NEW YORK (AP) — Cord cutters rejoiced last week after HBO and CBS announced plans to sell stand-alone streaming services, a move that cable and satellite television providers have resisted for years. Customers tired of paying big...

  • Ebola patient released from Atlanta hospital

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    ATLANTA (AP) — An Ebola patient who's been treated in Atlanta since early September has been released, hospital officials said Monday. The man was released Sunday from Atlanta's Emory University Hospital, after he was determined to be free of the virus and no threat to the public. He...

  • Drive begins to restore furnishings lost to Ebola

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    DALLAS (AP) — Dallas officials have begun working with a Dallas church and private donors on a drive to replace a family's home furnishings lost to decontamination after a man fell ill to Ebola in the home. A city statement Monday says the city and private donors are working with...

  • Cuomo: Washington should consider Ebola travel ban

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is saying the federal government "should seriously consider" a ban on flights traveling to New York from three West African nations plagued by Ebola. Cuomo, a Democrat up for re-election next month, said Monday it was "not in his job...

  • Report: Care provider needs funding increase

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A company providing some behavioral health services in New Mexico following a shake-up of the state's network says it is losing money and needs to be paid more if it is to stay afloat. Details about the financial health of Turquoise Health and Wellness were...

  • Judge: District can't impose contract on teachers

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A judge has temporarily stopped the Philadelphia school district from imposing health care costs on teachers. Common Pleas Court Judge Nina Wright Padilla issued a preliminary injunction on Monday. The teachers union sought the ruling after the School Reform...

  • Urgent-care clinics ill-equipped to treat Ebola

    Updated: 16 hr ago

    A new concern over the spread of Ebola surfaced recently when a Dallas County sheriff's deputy who searched the apartment of the first patient to die from the virus in the U.S. started feeling ill and went to an urgent-care center. The clinics popping up rapidly across the nation...

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