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on Saturday, February 19, 2011
Hospital chain, already under scrutiny, reports high malnutrition rates
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Lance Williams, Christina Jewett and Stephen K. Doig This story was edited by Robert Salladay and Mark Katches. Diagnosing patients with certain types of malnutrition and a rare form called kwashiorkor can help earn bonus payments for hospitals billing for Medicare.

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on Saturday, February 19, 2011
REACT & ACT: How do hospitals bill Medicare?
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Christina Jewett and Lance Williams ___________

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on Friday, February 18, 2011
Judge asks for plea bargain in Barry Bonds perjury case
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Lance Williams Barry Bonds? trial judge wants lawyers to strike a plea bargain that would settle the perjury case against baseball?s home run champion without a trial. At a brief hearing today in U.S. District Court in San Francisco, Judge Susan Illston asked Bonds? legal team and government p...

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on Friday, February 18, 2011
Fresno County early inmate release a preview for state?
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Ryan Gabrielson In Fresno County, the financial crisis caused deep budget cuts at the sheriff?s office. The sheriff laid off corrections officers and reduced the number of jail inmates. And now, some argue, auto thefts are on the rise because there are more criminals on the streets. While this...

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on Friday, February 18, 2011
Environmentalists sue feds over woodpecker
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Susanne Rust Environmentalists are up in arms about a federal logging project that would destroy almost 75 percent of a rare woodpecker?s habitat near Lake Tahoe. The Earth Island Institute and the Center for Biological Diversity filed a lawsuit in a California federal court last week challeng...

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on Friday, February 18, 2011
Lacking preparation, many 8th-graders fail algebra
achievement, report, testing, curriculum, standardized
Louis Freedberg Thousands of California eighth-graders who have been pushed into taking high school algebra lack the preparation they need to succeed in those classes, and are being set up for failure. That is one of the key findings of a report by EdSource released today, titled "Improving Mi...

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on Thursday, February 17, 2011
Lead-tainted jewelry found at Styles for Less stores
report, lead, welfare, jewelry, health
Joanna Lin The state attorney general has slapped a Southern California-based retailer with 13 violations for selling jewelry containing unlawful amounts of lead, including a necklace labeled "lead-free." More than half of the jewelry sold at Styles for Less had parts that were more than 80 pe...

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on Wednesday, December 22, 2010
State agencies over-reported stimulus jobs, audit finds
transparency, projects, creation, politics, report
Deia de Brito A report released yesterday by the California Bureau of State Audits found that state agencies and their sub-recipients are not accurately reporting federally funded Recovery Act jobs. According to recovery.gov, California has received $12.8 billion in stimulus funds and reported...

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Hospital chain, already under scrutiny, reports high...
REACT & ACT: How do hospitals bill Medicare?
State agencies over-reported stimulus jobs, audit finds
Judge asks for plea bargain in Barry Bonds perjury case
Fresno County early inmate release a preview for state?
Environmentalists sue feds over woodpecker
Lacking preparation, many 8th-graders fail algebra
Lead-tainted jewelry found at Styles for Less stores
 

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