Slow Roll Out For Heath Insurance Exchange in Missouri

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services reports that only 751 Missouri residents selected a health insurance plan through a federally run online marketplace during the first month of its troubled launch. The department said the insurance exchange had about 14,100 completed applications from Missouri from October 1 to November 2. Those applications sought coverage for about 28 thousand people. The federal government did not say how many of the people selecting a health plan had started paying premiums. Nationally, HHS says fewer than 27,000 people signed up for health insurance through the federal exchange.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

3 days 7 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Union Senior Bethany Coons. Bethany finished the basketball season at Union averaging 11 points and eight assists per game. Coach Dusty Weiskopf says Bethany is good at handling the basketball and teams would find it difficult to press Union when Bethany was in the game because of her lateral movement. When combining her scoring and assist averages, Bethany was contributing about 25 points per game.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

6 days 3 hours ago

Whether it was simply a matter of academic discussion or a trial balloon floated and exploded, President Obama's comments on mandatory voting surely has folks talking.

They should.

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SPORTS CORNER

5 hours 6 min ago

The NCAA Tournament regional semifinals begin Thursday with a quartet of games.