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Affordable Care Act Lawsuit Dismissed

Posted On July 22, 2014

(Green Bay, WI) -- A federal judge in Wisconsin is throwing out a lawsuit challenging the Affordable Care Act. U.S. District Judge William Griesbach in Green Bay says the courts are not where the battle over President Obama's healthcare reform law should be waged, adding disputes over the law should be settled politically.

New Law limits Full-contact Football Practice

Posted On July 22, 2014

(Los Angeles, CA) -- California is tackling football practice for kids. Jayson Campadonia reports.   Play Clip

Herbalife Critic To Release Pyramid Scheme “Evidence” Today

Posted On July 22, 2014

(Undated) -- Today is the day billionaire hedge fund manager Bill Ackman promises to wipe out Herbalife. Ackman has spent 50-million dollars of investors' money to prove that the supplements company is a pyramid scheme. Ackman will release the results of an undercover investigation of Herbalife's nutrition clubs this morning in New York City.

Senators To Hold Confirmation Hearing For VA Nominee

Posted On July 22, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- The Senate takes up the nomination of Robert McDonald to head the Department of Veterans Affairs today. President Obama nominated McDonald after the resignation of embattled former VA Secretary Eric Shinseki . The VA is riddled with systemic scheduling problems and long wait times for treatment.

Analyst Predicts Vegas Casino Smoking Ban Within Two Years

Posted On July 22, 2014

(Las Vegas, NV) -- A gaming analyst predicts there could be a ban on smoking in Vegas Strip casinos within the next two years. The "Review-Journal" cites Andrew Zarnett with Deutsche Bank as saying Sin City could follow the example of Macau , which plans to ban smoking on casino floors this October. Las Vegas…