Health Care: Change for the Worse

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Since the Affordable Care Act first was introduced in Congress in 2009, supporters have defined the debate in terms of being for everyone having health care or being against it. Now that the implementation of the act has unleashed legions of unintended consequences, it has become apparent that change for change's sake often ends up being worse than what existed before. It's time to move the debate away from the ideological game of class warfare and "greedy business owners" to that of the bona fide economic and employment impact of the Affordable Care Act.

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The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Owensville Sophomore Cross Country Runner Carter Bracato. Carter finished 13th in Class 3 with the best time of any local runner at state. He attacked the Oak Hill Golf Club Course in Jefferson City finishing with a time of 16:50.67, leading Owensville to a 6th place finish in the team standings. Carter medalled in several events this season.

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