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Tonight's Crazy Story:
Police: Ohio Woman Tried to Break Into Jail
Jailbreak attempts are not uncommon, but this attempt was unique in that the woman involved was attempting to break into the jail.
Topic One: ObamaCare
RomneyCare is in trouble: "After years of debate over how to contain health care costs, the Massachusetts Legislature is poised to approve a bill that burdens the entire health care system with more bureaucracy and hundreds of millions in increased expenses. "Real cost-containment is only possible when we encourage patients to reward low-cost, high-quality providers with their business," says Josh Archambault, Pioneer's director of health care policy. "Instead of providing financial incentives for individual patients to take charge of their own medical care, this legislation rearranges the system based on accountable care organizations (ACOs) and changes in payment methods. The legislation misses the mark by a long shot and will not lead to long-term, sustainable containment of health care costs."
Papa John's franchisee says ObamaCare may lead to job cuts: "Small business owners like Nichols have been studying their options since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that one of the plan's most controversial elements - the individual mandate -- was constitutional. The mandate, which the high court determined was a tax, requires individuals to purchase medical insurance or pay a penalty. Companies employing 50 or more people but which do not offer health insurance will have to pay a tax of $2,000 per employee. Nichols currently has 85 employees and has a private carrier insurance plan in place. Each employee pays $90 per month, and Nichols matches that with $90 to cover the whole premium. "That's the cost if I continue to provide insurance. So I have two options, I can stop offering coverage and pay the $2,000 fine, or I could keep my number of staff under 50 so the mandate doesn't apply."