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Irene slightly weaker; warning area extends to N.J.

MIAMI — Hurricane Irene has weakened slightly to a Category 2 storm as it approaches the East Coast, where a hurricane warning has been extended to New Jersey. The new hurricane warning area now extends from North Carolina’s coast, northward ...

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BWI Airport wins approval for Cuba air service

ANNAPOLIS – Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport has been cleared to offer passenger air service to Cuba, the airport said Tuesday. The federal approval comes as part of the president’s effort to ease restrictions on travel to the communist island ...

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111 charged in Medicare scams worth $225 million

MIAMI — Federal authorities charged more than 100 doctors, nurses and physical therapists in nine cities with Medicare fraud Thursday, part of a massive nationwide bust that snared more suspects than any other in history. More than 700 law enforcement ...

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Mystery solved: Teen put piano on Miami sandbar

MIAMI — The rumors can stop swirling: The baby grand piano that turned up on a Miami sandbar was burned to tatters by New Year’s revelers, then brought to its new home by a television designer’s teenage son who said ...

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New measures planned to fight Medicare fraud

MIAMI — Federal health officials announced new security measures Monday to combat Medicare fraud, including tougher screenings for providers and the ability to withhold payments during investigations. Authorities recovered $2.5 billion in health care fraud judgments last year — a ...

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