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YouTube is opening a production ‘Space’ for video creators in New York next month

YouTube is opening another of its studio “Spaces” in New York to help its community of video makers learn, collaborate and create new content. The facility follows similar setups in London, Los Angeles and Tokyo, which give aspiring filmers and internet personalities, which are attributable to much of YouTube’s success, access to equipment and industry experts. The treasure trove of video-making kit will include cameras, lights and boom microphones – some of which will be available to loan – as well as permanent and rotating sets, sound stages and post-production facilities. The fourth YouTube Space will open next month at…

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Affordable Care Act Flyering event at Mar Vista Library

Affordable Care Act Flyering event at Mar Vista Library
Event on 2014-11-15 11:00:00
Come help us inform the Mar Vista community about the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) so they can get the facts they need to "apply, shop and buy" during the second enrollment period, which starts November 15, 2014. We will be distributing flyers and letting people know about enrollment counselling hours at the Mar Vista Library so they can get all their questions answered and enroll. We will meet in front of the library and spread the word!

at Mar Vista Branch Library
12006 Venice Boulevard
Los Angeles, United States

Affordable Care Act Flyering event at Mar Vista Library

Affordable Care Act Flyering event at Mar Vista Library
Event on 2014-11-22 11:00:00
Come help us inform the Mar Vista community about the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) so they can get the facts they need to "apply, shop and buy" during the second enrollment period, which starts November 15, 2014. We will be distributing flyers and letting people know about enrollment counselling hours at the Mar Vista Library so they can get all their questions answered and enroll. We will meet in front of the library and spread the word!

at Mar Vista Branch Library
12006 Venice Boulevard
Los Angeles, United States

Obamacare Enrollment Data: Employer Based Coverage Declines

Obamacare Enrollment Data: Employer Based Coverage Declines
That was because almost all the gains in individual coverage through the Obamacare exchanges were offset by reduced enrollment in employer-sponsored group coverage. During the same period, Medicaid enrollment increased by about 5 million, …
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Latest Obamacare freakout: enrollment 'plummeting' (Spoiler: not so)
In the latest leg of their endless journey to find bad news about the Affordable Care Act, conservative analysts and websites have seized on some ambiguous figures to declare that enrollment is "plummeting," "shrinking," "sinking rapidly"–choose your …
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Wellpoint, Humana Obamacare Enrollment On The Rise
Wellpoint (WLP), parent of several Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans across the country, enrolled more Americans than it thought via public exchanges under the Affordable Care Act and expects even more people to sign up to its Medicaid plans for the …
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Obamacare premiums to rise a modest 4.2% in 2015

Obamacare premiums to rise a modest 4.2% in 2015
Defying an industry trend of double-digit rate hikes, California officials said the more than 1.2 million consumers in the state-run Obamacare insurance exchange can expect modest price increases of 4.2% on average next year. On Thursday, Covered …
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Senate documents and interviews undercut 'bombshell' lawsuit against
This argument is based on the language in the ACA that says subsidies go to those using the “exchange established by the state,” which, it is said, cannot apply to the exchange established by the federal government. If this is somehow upheld by the …
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State sits out new Obamacare grants
Although the two actions appear somewhat contradictory, the bottom line is the same: Oklahoma will remain on the sidelines as Washington hands out money to states and health-care groups that apply to participate in Affordable Care Act grant programs.
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Report claiming US health care worse than abroad distorts facts but ObamaCare

Report claiming US health care worse than abroad distorts facts but ObamaCare
However, looking at the report's underlying methodology demonstrates the U.S. is, in fact, getting value for its money. What is the basis for the Commonwealth Fund conclusion that we get poorer health care even though we spend more? The report compared …
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Sebelius's claim that Obamacare has brought 'affordable coverage' to 22
The Fact Checker dug into the more recent reports and found that it was based on a single quarterly figure that was not sustained in later quarters. At best, one could claim perhaps a gain of 2 million, but several analysts have raised serious …
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Depsite Hobby Lobby Decision, Obamacare Is Helping More Women Get Access
Prescription contraceptives for women sit on the counter of a drug store on August 1, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. Under new standards issued by the Obama administration, health insurers are required to cover all government-approved contraceptives …
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Laid-Back, Blue-Collar California Chrome Seeks Triple Crown in Sport of Kings

Source: www.breitbart.com – Saturday, June 07, 2014
California Chrome, a horse that represents the blue-collar ethos of Central California and the laid-back attitude associated with the state, will try to become America's horse on Saturday when he races for the Triple Crown at the Belmont Stakes in New York.  Twelve horses  since Affirmed last won the Triple Crown in 1978 have come to New York with a shot at horse-racing immortality. And all twelve have failed in what is known as "the test of a champion" on the last mile-and-a-half Grade 1 event left.   Everyone except for his owners counted him out — even before he was born. In the sport of kings, California Chrome's owners "aren't racing aristocrats,"  USA Today noted.  "Steve Coburn is a press operator with a Nevada firm that makes magnetic strips for credit cards and hotel keys. Perry Martin owns a materials testing laboratory " near Sacramento, California. They were told they would be "real dumb asses" if they bought their mare.  But their $ 10,000 investment — and their "Dumb Ass Partners" group — looks better every day, as the horse could be worth at least $ 2o million. And possibly even more if he gets the Laura Hillenbrand treatment.  Not born to blue-blooded trainers and not purchased by billionaires, California Chrome doesn't even have a legendary trainer. Journeyman trainer Art Sherman, who has won his first three million-dollar races with the horse, has that honor.   As the   Los Angeles Times  "the far-fetched story

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Craig Nabat of Freedom Laser Therapy, Offers Billionaire Las Vegas Casino Mogul Steve Wynn $5,000 Worth of Smoking Cessation Products to Help His Employees Quit


Los Angeles, CA. (PRWEB) March 29, 2014

Steve Wynn has had his share of issues over smoking. An article in the Las Vegas Sun, Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2010, “Casino dealer’s suit over smoking dangers at Wynn moves forward” recaps how one of Wynn’s employees’ unions entered into a class action lawsuit with them over the possible ill effects of smoke filled casinos – to which Wynn responded that we, “cannot be made liable for allowing its patrons to smoke freely in a place where the law specifically says that they can.

As cited in an article by SmokeLitigation.org posted on July 24, 2013; On February 6, 2013, the U.S. District Court, at 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 16778, Case Number: 2:2009cv02034 Kastroll, et als. V. Wynn Resorts, granted the Defendant’s (Wynn Las Vegas) motion for summary judgment, ruling that the home-state controversy exception to the Class Action Fairness Act applies to this case. Thus Wynn had won a victory of sorts, effectively taking the “class action” aspect of the suit off the table and allowing for the legally acceptable practice of smoking indoors at casinos to go on unrestricted in Nevada, without additional cost to him. At the same time, Wynn has seemingly spared no expense in an effort to clean the air (if not make it less noticeable by smelling better) in those areas where it does allow smokers. The properties have installed expensive high tech Bio-Oxygen Systems to filter out the smell of smoke as well AromaSys scent systems to cover them up, and by many accounts, quite successfully. Although smoking indoors in public is forbidden by most states, the possible financial repercussions to the casino industry appear to outweigh popular opinion, and so it remains. The resulting decision was a seemingly a Wynn-win outcome for the casino owner. Wynn avoided both having to pay out any penalties, or institute disruptive policy changes which might result in the likely alienation of the approximated 20% of his casino customers who do smoke according to tobaccocontrol.bmj.com.

As with his controversial stand on requiring his casino dealers to share their tips with other floor personnel, detailed in a Las Vegas Sun article, March 29, 2014, Official: Casinos can split dealers’ tips with supervisors, Wynn’s goals, though most presumably financially motivated, appear – at their very root – intended to please the masses, as what’s good for the masses is good for business. And although Mr. Wynn didn’t want to pick up the tab for some of his employees possibly unfair and potentially disruptive suit demands based on potential health issues, he does appear to care about the well-being of those around him. He is himself a poster child for fitness, keeping up his physique as well as his looks. At 72 today, according to a March 29, 2014 article in the Las Vegas Sun, Wynn, who went vegan a few years back encouraging others including his employees to do the same, maintains a 32 inch waist as well as a new wife 20 years his junior.

In an article dated February 10, 2014, the Las Vegas Review Journal states that “Wynn Las Vegas remains one of the top places to work in the Las Vegas Valley, being ranked number 2 in 2014 in the large-company category. Employees at Wynn say that they appreciate working for a company that cares about them and their health, and treats them like they are part of a larger family.”

In a related issue, local CBS station WBZ of Boston reported on December 16, 2013, that Mr. Wynn has been quoted as saying that “everything about Obamacare is incorrect”, and according to the new Affordable Care Act, it appears Americans will be required to live with it. The Wynn Resorts will be faced with a 50% mandatory surcharge in the cost of insurance for each of its employees who smokes. Given that Nevada is one of the states that will be placing the maximum surcharge on smokers’ employee health care premiums through the Affordable Care coverage, companies will bear the financial burden of their employees who smoke. In keeping with the Wynn company mindset of caring for his employees and protecting his bottom line. Freedom Laser Therapy puts forth a generous offer to Mr. Wynn and his Hotel and Casino properties: Craig Nabat, Freedom president says, “Allow us to assist you with your company’s wellness programs by offering Wynn 50 Freedom Quit Smoking System kits (a $ 5,000 value) at no charge to be distributed as you wish to show appreciation of your employees. We offer Freedom’s proven nicotine-free 10 day home use Freedom Quit Smoking System to liberate smokers in your organization from the harmful effects of nicotine addiction. Given the turbulent nature surrounding the issues facing you of late, this should unquestionably garner the continued admiration and respect of your employees by showing them how much you really do care about their health, while taking countless thousands of dollars in elevated insurance fees, lost worker productivity and related costs off the table. It may take Freedom some time to reach the approximated 20% of those gamblers who still prefer to smoke. In the meantime, allow us to help make a difference freeing your Wynn family from nicotine addiction.”

About Freedom Laser Therapy

Freedom Laser Therapy Inc. is an established Los Angeles-based nicotine addiction clinic that has helped change the lives of thousands of smokers. After years of research and development, the company has launched the innovative Freedom Quit Smoking System —highlighted by its convenient at-home usage and requiring only 10 days to quit smoking—to help Americans across the country quit this deadly habit and promote healthier lifestyles. April 2014, marks the beginning of the Freedom Corporation Smoking Cessation program nationwide launch.







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What Oscars? Here Are Your 2014 Razzie Award Winners

Source: jezebel.com – Sunday, March 02, 2014
Some awards ceremony is going on in Los Angeles right now, with a bunch of people all dressed up fancy, handing each other shiny little gold men and thanking long lists of people you've never heard of ever. But I'm not sure why anyone is even bothering with all that, since the most important film awards have already been announced—The Razzies. Read more…

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