Hundreds of Thousands in North Carolina Will Be Added to Medicaid Rolls This Week

[ad_1] RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A decade after the federal government began offering expanded Medicaid coverage in states that opted to accept it, hundreds of thousands of adults in North Carolina are set to receive benefits, a development that boosters say will aid hospitals and local economies in addition to the long-term uninsured. North Carolina … Read more

Colts Owner Jim Irsay Says Police Pulled Him Over Because He’s a ‘Rich, White Billionaire’

[ad_1] INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay told HBO Sports his arrest for operating a vehicle while intoxicated nearly a decade ago occurred because of police prejudice against “a rich, white billionaire.” Irsay made the comments in an interview aired Tuesday by the network. Police in Carmel, Indiana, stopped Irsay for driving erratically … Read more

Editorial Roundup: Mississippi

[ad_1] Greenwood Commonwealth. November 17, 2023. Editorial: State Is Conflicted On Medical Pot Mississippi has a history of being conflicted when it comes to vices, or what’s perceived as a vice. During Prohibition, it allowed alcohol to be sold and consumed liberally, turning what was technically an illegal product into a revenue generator for the … Read more

Mississippi Man Had ID in His Pocket When He Was Buried Without His Family’s Knowledge

[ad_1] JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Black man who died after he was hit by a police SUV in Mississippi was buried in a pauper’s cemetery without his family’s knowledge, even though his state ID was in his pocket, indicating a serious effort to cover up the manner of his death, the family’s lawyer said … Read more